Björn Borg (tennis player) Net Worth is
Björn Borg (tennis player) Biography
Born Björn Rune Borg on the 6th June 1956. in Stockholm, Sweden, he is a retired professional tennis player, often considered one of the best players ever, with 11 Grand Slam titles and 64 singles titles overall. During the ‘70s he helped increase the popularity of the “white sport”, and set countless records that still stand.
Have you ever wondered how rich Björn Borg is, as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Borg’s net worth is as high as $28.5 million, an amount earned largely through his successful career, which was active only from 1976 until 1986, retiring at 26 years old.
Björn Borg Net Worth $28.5 Million
Björn is the son of Margaretha Borg and Rune; he spent his childhood in Södertälje and from a young age became interested in tennis after he was stunned by his father’s golden tennis racket, actually won playing table tennis. Gradually he was becoming better and better, and at the age of 13, he was already better than anyone in his class of Swedish players.
In 1972 he joined Sweden’s Davis Cup team against Netherlands, and won his debut match by defeating Onny Parun in five sets. The same year he won his Wimbledon junior singles title, then in 1973 became a professional. In his rookie year, Björn finished the season as No. 18 after several notable results, including being the runner-up at the Monte Carlo Open, losing to Ille Nastase in the finals, and also reached the fourth round of the French Open, starting as unseeded.
The following year was his breakthrough year, as he won his first French Open title and seven other singles titles, including in London, Boston and Adelaide. Björn subsequently dominated the tennis courts until the early ‘80s, winning five more French Open titles, in 1975, 1978, 1979, 1980 and 1981, and added five Wimbledon titles, consecutively from 1976 to 1980. However, he wasn’t quite successful at other two Grand Slams, taking part only once at the Australian Open, while at the US Open he was a finalist four times, but failed to win the title losing to Jimmy Connors, and John McEnroe two times to each player. Björn started struggling with the early ‘80s, and in 1983 decided to retire at the age of 26. He tried to return in the early ‘90s, but without any major success.
When he retired, Björn owned a penthouse in Monte Carlo, a mansion on Long Island, and bought a small island off the Swedish coast. He had also started several business ventures, including a pro shop, and a fashion label, which became a success in his native country. His net worth was soaring, but in later years he had financial troubles, but luckily managed to avoid bankruptcy.
Thanks to his successful career, Björn received a number of recognitions, including being inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987, and he also holds the record of 41 consecutive match wins at the Wimbledon Open.
When it comes to his personal life, Björn has had a life full of adventures; in 1980 he married Mariana Simionescu, a Romanian tennis player, but the couple divorced in 1984. He then entered into a relationship with Swedish model Jannike Björling with whom he has a child. In 1989 he married Loredana Berte, a singer, but their marriage ended in 1993. In 2002, Björn announced his marriage to Patricia Östfeld; the couple has a son together, who has followed in his father’s footsteps and is currently the highest-ranked tennis player in Sweden.
During his financial problems, Borg had to sell some of his tennis memorabilia, but since then has recovered prized items, which include Wimbledon trophies and several rackets.
|Net Worth||$28.5 Million|
|Date Of Birth||June 6, 1956|
|Place Of Birth||Stockholm, Sweden|
|Spouse||Patricia Östfeldt (m. 2002), Loredana Berté (m. 1989–1993), Mariana Simionescu (m. 1980–1984)|
|Children||Leo Borg, Robin Borg|
|Parents||Rune Borg, Margareta Borg|
|Awards||BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year, BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award|
|Nominations||Milliyet Sports Award for World Athlete of the Year|
|Movies||Wimbledon 1980 Final: Borg vs. McEnroe|
|TV Shows||The Mind of a Leader I Based on Niccolò Machiavelli's 'The Prince', Wimbledon '80, Wimbledon '81|
|1||Stolid Court Demeanor|
|2||Long Hair and Headband|
|1||His son Leo played a young Björn Borg in the film Borg/McEnroe.|
|2||When Borg moved to Monaco in 1974, he was one of first Swedish athletes to do so. It was not popular in Sweden then. Later moved many Swedish athletes to Monaco.|
|3||Borg and another famous Swedish athletes like Ingemar Stenmark, Frank Andersson and Thomas Wassberg were born same year, 1956.|
|4||Became grandfather to a girl, Celine in January 2014.|
|5||His record 6 French Open titles was beaten by Rafael Nadal in 2012.|
|6||Shares the record of four straight French Open titles with Rafael Nadal.|
|7||Former wife Mariana Simionescu was a pro tennis player from Romania.|
|8||Born same day as Sweden's national day, 6 June.|
|9||Borg holds the record for the most consecutive wins, in total, five in Wimbledon: 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 & 1980. He shares the record with Roger Federer.|
|10||Voted Swedish Sportsman of the 1900s in Sweden.|
|11||Has a son, Leo (born 2003) with Patricia Östfeldt.|
|12||Never won the U.S. Open, despite reaching the final four times. Lost twice to Jimmy Connors (1976, 1978) and twice to John McEnroe (1980, 1981). Wasn't known as a hard-court player, but was as good on hard courts as any of the top players of his era.|
|13||Has a son, Robin (born 1985) with then 18-year-old Jannike Björling.|
|Today at Wimbledon||2015-2016||TV Series||Himself - Spectator|
|Wimbledon||2015-2016||TV Series||Himself - Spectator|
|Best of Five||2015||TV Series||Himself|
|The Mind of a Leader I Based on Niccolò Machiavelli's 'The Prince'||2011||TV Series documentary 2011|
|Breakfast||2011||TV Series||Himself - Five Times Wimbledon Champion|
|125 Years of Wimbledon: You Cannot Be Serious||2011||TV Movie documentary||Himself - 5-Times Wimbledon Champion|
|McEnroe/Borg: Fire & Ice||2011||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|Signature Series: Vitas Gerulaitis||2011||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|The Mind of a Leader II Based on Sun Tzu's 'The Art of War'||2011||TV Series documentary|
|Champions of Wimbledon||2008||Documentary||Himself|
|Das aktuelle Sportstudio||2007||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|ESPN 25: Who's #1?||2005-2006||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Great Wimbledon Rivalries||2003||Himself|
|Gylne tider||2002||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|ESPN SportsCentury||2000-2001||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Reasonably Scary Monsters||1998||TV Short||Himself|
|Eurotrash||1993||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Melodifestivalen 1984||1984||TV Movie||Himself|
|James Bond: The First 21 Years||1983||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson||1982||TV Series||Himself|
|Wimbledon '81||1981||TV Mini-Series||Himself|
|Wimbledon '80||1980||TV Mini-Series||Himself|
|56: orna - en historia om Sverige||2016||TV Mini-Series documentary||Himself|
|The Eighties||2016||TV Mini-Series documentary||Himself|
|Spise med Price||2010||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|L'affaire Farewell||2009||Himself (uncredited)|
|British Style Genius||2008||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Upp till kamp||2007||TV Mini-Series||Himself|
3rd Place Awards
|1982||Audience Camera||Golden Camera, Germany||Male|
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