Björn Borg vs Calvin Klein

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Tennis Player
Fashion Designer
$28.5 Million
Net worth 2018
$700 Million
Tennis Players
Industry
Fashion Designers
Stockholm, Sweden
Residence
The Bronx
Swedish
Country
United States
06/06/1956
BirthDay
19/11/1942
1.8 m
Height
1.75 m
Education
Fashion Institute of Technology, High School of Art and Design
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2012

He has six French Open Grand Slam titles, a record bettered only by Rafael Nadal in 2012

1993

This marriage too did not last long and ended in 1993

1991

Years later, Borg unsuccessfully attempted a short-lived comeback in 1991

1989

He married for the second time in 1989, tying the knot with the Italian singer, Loredana Bertéfrom

1983

In January 1983, he shocked the tennis world by announcing his retirement

1982

He played only one tournament in 1982, losing to Yannick Noah in the quarterfinals of Monte Carlo

1981

He lost to McEnroe at the 1981 US Open, in what would be his last Grand Slam final

1980

However, he lost the 1980 US Open to the same opponent

1978

In 1978, Borg won the French Open with a win over Vilas in the final, without dropping a single set during the tournament

1976

He reached newer heights in 1976, winning the Wimbledon without losing a set, defeating the favorite Ilie Năstase in the final

1975

He also retained the French Open title in 1975, beating Guillermo Vilas in the final and helped Sweden win its first Davis Cup the same year

1974

He won his first top-level singles title at the Italian Open in 1974, shortly before his 18th birthday

1973

He turned professional in 1973 and managed to reach the fourth round of his first French Open

1972

The teenage sensation won the 1972 Wimbledon junior championship, beating Britain's Buster Mottram

1956

Björn Rune Borg was born in Stockholm, Sweden, on 6 June 1956, to Rune and Margaretha Borg, as their only child

1996

The couple separated in 1996 and legally divorced in 2006

1990

The decades of 1990s was dominated by his highly popular perfume lines

1980

By the early 1980s, his once-humble store had turned into a huge empire, with more than 12000 stores across six countries, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Japan

1977

From a modest start-up of $10,000, the company’s revenues escalated to $30 million by 1977

1971

By 1971, Calvin Klein Company had grown dramatically

1968

In 1968, he collaborated with his childhood buddy, Barry Schwartz, to establish his own company, Calvin Klein

1964

In 1964, Calvin Klein married Jayne Centre, a textile designer by profession

1962

Klein’s first step in the professional and glamorous world of fashion came on 1962 as an apprentice worker for Dan Millestein, who owned a cloak and suit house

1942

Calvin Richard Klein was born to Flo and Leo Stern on November 19, 1942 in Bronx, New York