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Short Info

Net Worth$28.5 million
Date Of BirthJune 6, 1956
SpousePatricia Östfeldt, Loredana Berté, Mariana Simionescu
MarkLong Hair and Headband
FactBorn same day as Sweden's national day, 6 June.

Björn Borg was born on June 6, 1956, in Stockholm, Sweden. His father, Rune, was a journalist and his mother, Margaretha, was a teacher. Borg had two sisters, Jannike and Katarina. Borg’s father encouraged him to play tennis and he began playing at the age of eight. Borg’s first coach was Lennart Bergelin, who also coached Borg’s idol, Rod Laver. Borg won his first tennis tournament at the age of eleven.

Borg turned professional in 1972 and won his first professional tournament that same year. In 1974, Borg won the French Open, becoming the youngest player to ever win a Grand Slam singles title. Borg went on to win the French Open again in 1975 and 1976. In 1977, Borg won Wimbledon, becoming the first Swedish player to win a Wimbledon singles title. Borg also won the Wimbledon singles title in 1978 and 1979.

Borg retired from tennis in 1983 at the age of 26. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987.

Borg has a net worth of $100 million. He has earned his fortune through his successful tennis career and various endorsement deals. Borg has endorsement deals with Adidas, Rolex, and Wilson.

Borg has been married twice. His first marriage was to Mariana Simionescu from 1980 to 1984. Borg has two children from his first marriage, Robin and Michael. Borg’s second marriage was to Patricia Ostfeldt from 1989 to 1993. Borg has one child from his second marriage, Leo.

General Info

Net Worth$28.5 million
Date Of BirthJune 6, 1956
Height1.8 m
Weight72 kg
ProfessionTennis player


SpousePatricia Östfeldt, Loredana Berté, Mariana Simionescu
ChildrenLeo Borg, Robin Borg
ParentsMargareta Borg, Rune Borg


AwardsBBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year, BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award
NominationsMilliyet Sports Award for World Athlete of the Year
MoviesWimbledon 1980 Final: Borg vs. McEnroe, Wimbledon Classic Match: Borg vs. Gerulaitis, Coach: Nick Bollettieri
TV ShowsThe Mind of a Leader I Based on Niccolò Machiavelli's 'The Prince', Wimbledon '80, Wimbledon '81

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#Marks / Signs
1Stolid Court Demeanor
2Long Hair and Headband


1His son Leo played a young Björn Borg in the film Borg/McEnroe.
2When 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.
3Borg and another famous Swedish athletes like Ingemar Stenmark, Frank Andersson and Thomas Wassberg were born same year, 1956.
4Became grandfather to a girl, Celine in January 2014.
5His record 6 French Open titles was beaten by Rafael Nadal in 2012.
6Shares the record of four straight French Open titles with Rafael Nadal.
7Former wife Mariana Simionescu was a pro tennis player from Romania.
8Born same day as Sweden's national day, 6 June.
9Borg 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.
10Voted Swedish Sportsman of the 1900s in Sweden.
11Has a son, Leo (born 2003) with Patricia Östfeldt.
12Never 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.
13Has a son, Robin (born 1985) with then 18-year-old Jannike Björling.




Today at Wimbledon2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Spectator
Wimbledon2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Spectator
Best of Five2015TV SeriesHimself
The Mind of a Leader I Based on Niccolò Machiavelli's 'The Prince'2011TV Series documentary 2011
Breakfast2011TV SeriesHimself - Five Times Wimbledon Champion
125 Years of Wimbledon: You Cannot Be Serious2011TV Movie documentaryHimself - 5-Times Wimbledon Champion
McEnroe/Borg: Fire & Ice2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Signature Series: Vitas Gerulaitis2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Mind of a Leader II Based on Sun Tzu's 'The Art of War'2011TV Series documentary
Champions of Wimbledon2008DocumentaryHimself
Das aktuelle Sportstudio2007TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2005-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Great Wimbledon Rivalries2003Himself
Gylne tider2002TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Söndagsöppet1996-1999TV SeriesHimself
Reasonably Scary Monsters1998TV ShortHimself
Eurotrash1993TV Series documentaryHimself
Melodifestivalen 19841984TV MovieHimself
James Bond: The First 21 Years1983TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1982TV SeriesHimself
The French1982DocumentaryHimself
Stars1981TV SeriesHimself
Wimbledon '811981TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Barnens ö1980Himself
Wimbledon '801980TV Mini-SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

56: orna - en historia om Sverige2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Eighties2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Spise med Price2010TV Series documentaryHimself
L'affaire Farewell2009Himself (uncredited)
British Style Genius2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Upp till kamp2007TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Zvampen1984TV SeriesHimself


3rd Place Awards

1982Audience CameraGolden Camera, GermanyMale

This year asking for the favorite athlete. Björn Borg was not present at the Awards ceremony. ... More

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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