Ion Tiriac Net Worth
Ion Tiriac is a Romanian sports hero. He played two sports professionally: tennis and ice hockey. Now retired, he manages Luca Pouille’s career in professional tennis and owns the Mutua Madrid Open Tennis Tournament. His net worth is estimated around $1.28 billion. He now enjoys helping the superstars of the future to reach the level of success that he, himself, has enjoyed.
Ion Tiriac was born on May 9, 1939 in Transylvania Romania. As such, when he started to slay opponents on the tennis courts later in life, he appropriately earned the nickname “Count Dracula”. But before he became a tennis star, Ion was a star player for Romania’s national ice hockey team. He even represented Romania at the 1964 Olympic Games in Austria. Shortly after returning from Austria, Ion made the decision to switch to professional tennis.
Ion Tiriac Bio Info
Born: 9 May 1939 (age 79 years), Brașov, Romania
Nickname: Brașov Bulldozer
Height: 1.85 m
Spouse: Erika Braedt (m. 1963–1965)
Children: Ion Ţiriac jr., Karim Mihai Ţiriac, Ioana Natalia Ţiriac
Parents: Ioan Țiriac, Ecaterina Țiriac
Ion Tiriac Quotes
- I eat leftover caviar by hand, with baked potato, like peasants. – Ion Tiriac
- Some players get over-dependable on their coaches. – Ion Tiriac
- I am not Shakespeare or Hemingway, but I have written stories on tennis that were brilliant. – Ion Tiriac
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This one might come as a bit of a surprise, the Tiriac Collection outside of Bucharest, Romania has one of the most spectacular arrays of cars you will find anywhere in the world!
Ion Tiriac is a Romanian businessman and former professional ice hockey and tennis player.