Meet Jessica Pegula's boyfriend: Tennis player married to Taylor Gahagen

Joshua Rogers September 7, 2022
Meet Jessica Pegula's boyfriend: Tennis player married to Taylor Gahagen
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Who is tennis player Jessica Pegula’s boyfriend? Pegula has been making headlines lately due to her performances at the 2022 US Open. This has prompted a wave of curiosity about her personal life and her relationship with boyfriend and husband Taylor Gahagen.

Meet tennis player Jessica Pegula

Jessica Pegula was born on 24 February 1994, to sports tycoon couple, Terry and Kim Pegula. Her parents are principal owners of the NFL team the Buffalo Bills, while Terry Pegula also owns hockey team the Buffalo Sabres, of the NHL.

Jessica’s mother is Korean and her father is American. She was born in Buffalo, New York, and went pro with her tennis career in 2009.

She has three pet dogs and loves to share photos of them on her Instagram – here are Tucker, Maddie and Dex.

Who is Jessica Pegula’s boyfriend?

Jessica Pegula doesn’t have a boyfriend per se, but a husband.

Her partner is Taylor Gahagen, an American senior investment analyst. According to his LinkedIn, Taylor worked for seven years at Pegula Sports and Entertainment, which is owned by Jessica’s parents.

There, he was a director of corporate development, director of brand strategy and development and, finally, he did marketing for the Pegulas’ NHL professional hockey team, the Buffalo Sabres.

Jessica Pegula and Taylor, are thought to have been dating since 2015, though this is not confirmed.

Taylor attended Canisius College where he graduated an MBA. He also went on to State University of New York at Fredonia, where he received a BSc in business administration.

Gahagen is well known for his current work volunteering with animals. He co-founded an animal welfare organisation called ‘A Lending Paw‘, that specialises in supporting rescue dogs and rehabilitating them to be rehomed.

They got married in 2021 at the Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina, United States. Some WTA players also attended the wedding, including Jennifer Brady, Taylor Townsend, Samantha Crawford and Asia Muhammad.

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Joshua is a Senior Sports Writer at GRV Media with over five years of experience in online writing and editing. After receiving a BA (Hons) in Ancient History and an MA in Sports Journalism, he became a writer for a leading social publisher with over 7 million Facebook followers. Joshua then joined Reach PLC, covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online and regional publications like the Liverpool Echo. He then moved to a social media marketing agency and content studio, Brave Bison, acting as Website Editor for The Hook. Joshua now oversees all sports content on The Focus, specializing in NBA, NFL, F1, and tennis, while also keeping a close eye on his beloved Manchester United.