Billie Jean King Net Worth

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Billie Jean King Net Worth
Net Worth:
$15 Million
Date of Birth
November 22, 1943
Place of Birth
Long Beach
Profession
Tennis player, Film Producer

What is Billie Jean King's net worth? Billie Jean King's net worth is $15 million dollars. Born in Long Beach, California, Billie Jean King made her debut on the professional tennis circuit at age 15 in 1959. She won her first major match in 1960. Though she had been told that she had no future in tennis, she went on to win the US Open in 1964, 1967, 1974, 1978, and 1980; the French Open in 1972; and Wimbledon in 1961, 1962, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970 through 1973, and again in 1979. In addition to her singles wins, she won doubles titles eleven times. Already a well-known player amongst tennis aficionados, she became a household name when she agreed to play male tennis player Bobby Riggs, a former world #1, who had repeatedly stated that women's sports were inferior to men's sports. The match was called, "The Battle of the Sexes", and the prize was $100,000. Billie Jean King won in straights sets, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3.

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Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player. King won 39 Grand Slam titles, including 12 singles, 16 women's doubles, and 11 mixed doubles titles. King won the singles title at the inaugural WTA Tour Championships. King often represented the...
Profession
Date of Birth
  • November 22, 1943
Nicknames
  • Billie Jean Moffitt
  • Billie Jean Moffitt King
Height
  • 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight
  • 134 lbs (60.7 kg)
Nationality
  • United States of America
Country
  • United States of America
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