Billie Jean King is an American former world No. 1 tennis player. King won 39 major titles: 12 in singles, 16 in women’s doubles, and 11 in mixed doubles.
King was a member of the victorious United States team in seven Federation Cups and nine Wightman Cups.
King is an advocate of gender equality and has long been a pioneer for equality and social justice.
In 1973, at age 29, she won the “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match against the 55-year-old Bobby Riggs.
Billie Jean King Siblings: Meet Brother Randy Moffitt
Who are Billie Jean King’s brothers and sisters?
Billie Jean king was born in Long Beach, California, into a conservative Methodist family, the daughter of Betty, a housewife, and Bill Moffitt, a firefighter.
Billie Jean King has a brother named, Randy Moffitt.
Randall James “Randy” Moffitt is an American athlete. He was a baseball pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, Houston Astros, and Toronto Blue Jays.
Born in Long Beach, California, he is the younger brother of tennis star Billie Jean Moffitt King.
Moffitt was drafted by the Giants in the 1st round (18th pick) of the 1970 amateur draft.
After a successful year as a starting pitcher for the Class-A Fresno Giants (9–6, 1.60) he was converted to relief with the Triple-A Phoenix Giants in 1971.