Michal Hrdlicka - Updated Sep 2023

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Michal Hrdlicka

Michal Hrdlicka is a well-known Czech sports commentator, television presenter, and celebrity husband. Michal Hrdlicka is best known as the husband of Karolina Pliskova, an American Professional Tennis Player and one of the best in Women’s Tennis.

Early Life

On the 9th of December 1988, Michal Hrdlicka was born in Prague, Czech Republic. He is 35 years old as of 2022 and holds Czech nationality. According to his birth date, he has a birth sign of Sagittarius while his ethical background and his religious belief are still unknown.

He was born to his father Václav Hrdlička and his mother Ivana Hrdličková. Meanwhile, he grew up with his two siblings; a sister whose name are Terez Hrdličková and a brother whose name is Tomas Hrdličková.

Moreover, Michal had an interest in football from his childhood days. In addition, he used to play football, as a part of the Vsenory soccer team. However, he has to quit his footballing career for his knee injury.

Michal Hrdlicka – Education

In terms of his academic qualification, Hrdličková has not disclosed or shared about his education. He seems to be well educated and might have attended a local high school nearby his hometown. Later, he might have enrolled at a local university and earned a degree in journalism.

Professional Career

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Caption: Michal Hrdlicka working as sports commentator (Source: Instagram)

Talking about his professional career, Michal Hrdlicka was a TV Nova Channel, working as a sports presenter and analyst. But, videos of Michal urinating on the road while drunk went online in 2016 and was sacked from his position. After this, he now appears on 02 TV sports in the Czech Republic. Meanwhile, he also serves as his wife, Karolina Pliskova’s manager.

Karolina Pliskova

Karolina Pliskova is a popular professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. She is known for her powerful serve and aggressive playing style, which has helped her to achieve success in both singles and doubles competitions.

Pliskova turned professional in 2009 and quickly rose through the ranks, winning her first WTA title in 2013 at the Malaysian Open. She has since won a total of 16 WTA singles titles, including the Western & Southern Open in 2016 and the Italian Open in 2019. She has also reached the finals of three Grand Slam tournaments: the US Open in 2016, the Australian Open in 2019, and Wimbledon in 2021.

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Caption: Karolina Pliskova playing tennis (Source: Instagram)

In addition to the success of her singles, she has also achieved great success in doubles, winning seven WTA doubles titles and reaching the finals of the US Open in 2016 and the Australian Open in 2019.

She has represented the Czech Republic in Fed Cup competitions, helping the team to win the championship in 2014, 2015, and 2016. She has also represented her country in the Olympics, winning a bronze medal in women’s doubles at the 2016 Rio Games.


Hrdlicka has not received any significant awards or recognition in his coaching career so far. On the other hand, his wife, Pliskova as a professional tennis player has won several awards and honors. In 2016, she was named the WTA Player of the Year. That same year, she won the ITF World Champion. She won four WTA Most Aces in a Season (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019).

In addition, she was twice named WTA Fan Favorite Singles Player (2018, 2019). She won the WTA Shot of the Year in 2021 (for her behind-the-back volley winner at Wimbledon). In addition to these individual awards, Pliskova has also been part of several notable team achievements, including helping the Czech Republic win the Fed Cup in 2014, 2015, and 2016.

Michal Hrdlicka – Net Worth 2023

As a television commentator and analyst as well as a manager of her wife, Pliskova, Hrdlicka has earned a good sum of money through his profession. According to an online website, his net worth is estimated at around $1 million while his annual income is more than $200,000. On the other hand, his wife as a professional tennis player has a net worth is $15 million.

Relationship Status

Talking about his personal life, Michal Hrdlicka married Karolina Pliskova. His wife is a professional tennis player and is regarded as one of the best in Women’s Tennis. The pair had been dating for several years before secretly getting engaged in London during the 2017 Wimbledon tournament.
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Caption: Michal Hrdlicka with his wife Karolina Pliskova (Source: Instagram)

Surprisingly, the couple chose to keep their wedding ceremony private and only revealed the details later in the year. The news was revealed at a press conference at the same year’s US Open.
Moreover, the couple has been enjoying their married life and the couple shared their photo frequently on their social media handles. Meanwhile, Hrdlicka is very concerned about his image and is not been a part of controversy or rumors.

Body measurements

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Caption: Michal Hrdlicka posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Michal stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 75 kg. Moreover, he is handsome with a great personality and has brown pair of eyes and black hair color.

Michal Hrdlicka  – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@michal_hrdlicka’ there are over 21.9k followers. Likewise, there are over 3.9k followers on his Twitter page ‘@michalhrdlicka’, and over 14k followers on his Facebook page.