Jack Nicklaus

Jack Nicklaus (Golfer), born on January 21, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. Jack Nicklaus's age 81 years & Zodiac Sign Aquarius, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Jack Nicklaus?

Jack Nicklaus Bio

  • Birth Name:Jack William Nicklaus
  • First Name: Jack
  • Last Name: Nicklaus
  • Age: 81 years
  • Birth Date: January 21, 1940
  • Birth Place: Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • Country: United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: White
  • Feet/Shoe Size: 11.5 (US), 45.5 (EU), 11 (UK & AUS)
  • Dress Size: N/A
  • Jack Nicklaus Height

    5 Feet 10 Inches (177.8 cm/1.778 m)

    Height & Weight
    Height (in Feet-Inches)5 Feet 10 Inches
    Height (in Centimeters)177.8 cm
    Height (in Meters)1.778 m
    Weight (in Kilograms)77 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)169.75 lbs

    Jack Nicklaus Body Measurements

    Jack Nicklaus's full body measurements are 45 inches (114.3 cm) - 15 inches (38.1 cm) - 33 inches (83.82 cm).

    Body Measurements
    Measurements45-33-15 inches/ 114.3-83.82-38.1 cm
    Chest Size45 inches (114.3 cm)
    Biceps Size15 inches (38.1 cm)
    Waist Size (Male)33 inches (83.82 cm)

    Bio And Wiki

    Ohio-born Jack Nicklaus is also known by his nickname “The Golden Bear”. He possesses American nationality and is a retired professional golfer. He turned professional in 1961. Jack has enlisted 120 professional wins. His professional tour wins include 73 “PGA tour” win, and 10 “PGA Tour Champion” win, and other wins. Additionally, he has won “U.S Open” 4 times, “The Open Championship” 3 times, “Master Tournaments” 6 times and “PGA Championship” 5 times. He is retired from Golf since 2005. Presently, he is regarded as the best Golfer of all time.

    Family, Childhood and Education

    Jack was born in Upper Arlington in the state of Ohio on January 21, 1940. He was born to his parents, Charlie(father) and Helen(mother). Jack was passionate about golf from a very young age. He was introduced to golf when his father was seeking to rehabilitate a broken ankle. He played golf throughout his high school and college days.

    He attended Ohio State University. He majored in Pre-Pharmacy and insurance and graduated from there in 1961. He played golf there for most of his time. Consequently, he won several titles there.


    Jack initiated his golf career from a young age. He grew his passion for golf during his childhood and high school days. As an amateur golfer, he won “U.S. Amateur” title in 1959 and 1961. The same year in 1961, he also won “NCAA Championship”. This win boosted his career. Afterward, he turned professional in 1961. He made his professional debut on PGA Tour in 1962. The same year, he won his first major title, “The U. S. Open”. Additionally, he won two more tournaments like “Seattle Open” and “Portland Open”. He kept on working hard and focusing on his game. As of now, he has enlisted 120 professional wins. He has won “U.S Open” 4 times, “The Open Championship” 3 times, “Master Tournaments” 6 times and “PGA Championship” 5 times. Furthermore, he has won senior titles too like “US Senior Open” 2 times, “The Tradition at Desert Mountain” 4 times, and so on. He has won the award of “PGA Player of the Year” 5 times, and “PGA Tour leading money winner” for 8 times. Additionally, Jack received the honor of “Golf Hall of Fame” award in 1974. Afterward, in 2008, he earned the award of “PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award”.

    Jack Nicklaus Salary and Net Worth

    As of 2021, the estimated Jack Nicklaus’s net worth is $37 million USD. His net worth consists of earnings from post sponsorships and brand endorsements. Jack’s salary as of 2021 is $3.6 million per year.

    Social Media Profile

    He is active on the Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 428k followers on Facebook, around 518k followers on the Instagram, and 672k followers on the Twitter.

    Jack Nicklaus FAQs

    Is Tiger better than Jack Nicklaus?

    That being said, Woods has certainly started less (86) major events than Nicklaus (164). Even so, he has won 15, while Nicklaus has won 18. The older of the two has also been the runner-up 19 times as opposed to Woods’ 7. An important stat is their Masters win, where Woods is just one win away from Nicklaus’ record.

    Who is the greatest golfer of all time?

    1. Jack Nicklaus. Jack Nicklaus sets the “Golden” standard when it comes to golf. With 18 professional majors, two US Amateurs, three Players titles, 73 PGA Tour victories, 10 Champions Tour trophies and 115 worldwide victories in all, Nicklaus is the best golfer in history.

    What was Jack Nicklaus average drive?

    Throughout his career, Nicklaus would consistently hit mammoth 330-yard drives. Golf Digest estimates that the average driving distance has increased by 15.5 yards over the past 10 years, a period of time where metal drivers have been used.

    Who has won the most Masters?

    Jack Nicklaus, nicknamed “The Golden Bear”, has won six Masters Tournaments, the highest number to date. Having won of one of these titles at the age of 46, Nicklaus is also the oldest winner of the championship.

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