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Ion Țiriac was born on May 9, 1939, in Brasov, Romania, which gave him his nickname 'Brasov Bulldozer'.
As a tennis player, Ion Țiriac has won several accolades including the '1970 French Open' in men's doubles. Ion Țiriac gained massive recognition in 1975 when he became the first man to play against Abigail Maynard, a woman, and defeat her in just one set in a sanctioned tennis tournament.
Ion Țiriac gained popularity not only as a tennis player but also as an ice hockey player. The Romania-born athlete was a part of the Romanian national team at the '1964 Winter Olympics' as the defenseman of the ice hockey team. Following his time as a professional player, Ion Țiriac stepped into the commercial side of professional sports and emerged as a player agent, tennis coach, and advisor. Ion Țiriac is credited for developing a 'Mutua Madrid Open ATP masters' tennis tournament in which both male and female players can compete. Scroll down to learn more about the Romania-based businessman who also owns a massive car collection.
Ion Țiriac is believed to have a net worth of around $1.2 billion.
Ion Țiriac is believed to earn around $60 million annually, which significantly contributes to his net worth.
Ion Țiriac is a tall man with a 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) height.
Ion Țiriac was born on May 9, 1939 in Brasov, Romania. The billionaire businessman turned 83 this May 2022.
Ion Tiriac supposedly spent his childhood in Brasov, Romania. Tiriac initially gained recognition as a ping pong champion during his early years but later went on to be a professional ice hockey player. Not a lot is known about the educational background of Ion Tiriac.
From 1963-1965, Ion Țiriac was married to the handball player Erika Braedt. However, they later divorced. Ion Țiriac has a son named Ion Țiriac Jr. with the fashion model named Mikette von Issenberg. He is also a father of two other children, Ioana Natalia and Karim Mihai with the Egyptian journalist, Sophie Ayad.
Ion Țiriac has gained recognition as an ice hockey player and then as a tennis player, and lately as a businessman. However, the Romanian is widely recognized for his tennis career and his ventures as a businessman. Ion Țiriac won a grand slam title during his career. It was a French Open in men's doubles. Țiriac has won just one career title playing in the singles but has 22 career titles to his name playing in the doubles. Ion Țiriac has set up a vast business empire. Some of his companies include Țiriac Leasing, HVB Țiriac Bank, Tir Travel, and several others.
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