Biography - A Short Wiki
Billie Jean King is a professional former tennis player. She is from America. Her ranking is #1 in the world. King has won 39 Grand Slam titles, including 12 in singles, 16 in women’s doubles, and 11 in mixed doubles. She has won the singles title at the WTA Tour Championships. She represented the US in the Federation Cup and the Wightman Cup. For more than three years, she was the United States’ captain in the Federation Cup.
Here is a short summary of Billie Jean King's career:
In 1972, King’s triumph at the French Open made her only the fifth woman in tennis history to win the singles titles at all four Grand Slam events. She has won a career Grand Slam in mixed doubles. In women’s doubles, only the Australian Open title eluded her. King has won a record of 20 career titles at Wimbledon, six in singles, four in mixed doubles, and ten in women’s doubles.
Family and Personal Life
Billie Jean and Larry King were engaged during the year 1964 and married in Long Beach, California, in September 1965. Billie Jean accepted Larry by introducing her to feminism and for pushing her to pursue tennis as a career. Billie Jean later stated that she “was totally in love with Larry” when they get married.
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Larry King (m. 1965; div. 1987)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Sky, Katie)|
|Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)||Yes (Ilana Kloss)|
Billie Jean King - Bikini Photos
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Billie Jean King (Moffitt)|
|Age (as of today)||80 years|
|Date of Birth||November 22, 1943|
|Place of Birth||Long Beach, California, USA|
|Height||1.65 m, 5 feet 5 inches|
|Weight||65 kg, 143.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$25 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Billie Jean King's height is pretty average measuring 1.65 m. The tennis player weighs 65 kg. Being born on November 22, 1943, translates to an age of 80 years as of todays date (December 9, 2023).
"That is where the power, opportunity, and choice come from-when you have money. Money equals opportunity. There is no question."Billie Jean King
"I always liked co-ed events best so we have two men and two women on each team."Billie Jean King
"Martina's gone with people who don't want to be out, and it drives her crazy because she'd rather be open."Billie Jean King
"If your partner wants to be private, you have to respect that."Billie Jean King
"It's fun to meet people from throughout the world who you don't have to explain yourself to."Billie Jean King