Bjorn Borg is a famous tennis player who has now retired from the game. But his retirement from the game hasn’t lead to any decline in his popularity. People still consider him a tennis icon. He is worshiped by tennis fans all over the world. Today, let’s peek into this tennis legend’s life and find out about his fortune and his personal life.
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Bjorn Borg Bio: Age, Early Life
Bjorn Borg was born on June 6, 1956 in Stockholm, Sweden. He was his parents’ only child. He started taking interest in tennis from a very early age. He used to play with his father’s tennis racket which lay the foundation of his splendid tennis career.
Even as a junior, Borg won many awards and accolades. He won his first Davis Cup at a very young age of 15 years. He also won the Wimbledon Junior Championship and the Orange Bowl Junior Cup the same year. There was no looking back after then.
Bjorn Borg Career Details
In 1974, Borg won Singles in New Zealand, London and Sao Paolo. Not just that, he also became the youngest winner of the Italian Open. He also won his first Grand Slam title at the French Open in the same year and made history.
The next year, he retained his French Open title but sadly lost Wimbeldon and Dallas. He also won the Singles and Doubles Dallas Cup that year. He won his first Wimbeldon in 1976.
In 1977, Borg was ranked the World Number 1. But sadly due to an injury, he had to retire the same year from the French Open. In 1982, Borg retired from tennis after a very splendid tennis career. Years later, he made a comeback in tennis but unfortunately, he couldn’t repeat his winning streak.
Bjorn Borg Net Worth
It is reported that the net worth of Bjorn Borg is around $40 million. He has earned his wealth from his career in tennis. He was on a fantastic winning streak from the 1970’s and 1980’s. He holds the records of being the youngest winner of both Italian Open and French Open.
He has five Wimbeldon titles to his credit although he retired from the games at a young age of 26. After retiring from tennis, he created his own fashion line which helped him earn a fortune. His fashion line is very popular in Sweden and it helped him in remaining a millionaire.
Bjorn Borg Married Life With Family
Borg has had quite an adventurous personal life. He has married thrice and has two children. In 1980, he married Romanian tennis player Mariana Simionescu. This was his first marriage. The marriage ended in 1984.
In 1989, he married singer Loredana Berte. Soon they started having trouble in the paradise and divorced in 1993. Love struck again and in 2002, Borgs married for the third time. He is currently married to his third wife, Patricia Ostfeldt.
Bjorn Borgs Wife Patricia Ostfeldt
Patricia Ostfeldt is Bjorn Borg’s third and current wife. She was born on November 17, 1969. She is a real estate agent. She married Bjorn Borg in 2002 and together they have a son named Leo Borg. Patricia also has two other children from a previous marriage while Bjorn has one.
Quick Facts About Bjorn Borg
Name: Bjorn Borg Birth date: June 6, 1956 Birth place: Stockholm Sweden Occupation: Former Tennis Player, Businessman Relationship status: Married Current spouse: Patricia Ostfeldt Number of children: 2 Net worth: $40 million Annual salary: Not known