How tall is Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King's Height

5ft 4 ¼ (163.2 cm)

Former American Tennis player. In a newspaper (Eugene Registrar Guard, November 1972) she is quoted saying: "I used to tell people I was 5 foot 6 but then I got measured and found out I'm only about 5-4". In 2007 when asked how tall, she said "I’m not sure. I think I’m 5’5”. I’m probably shrinking, too".

How tall is Billie Jean King
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Average Guess (3 Votes)
5ft 4.08in (162.8cm)
Nik said on 5/Oct/19
I'm shrinking all the time!
Frank R said on 21/May/18
Most professional athletes are generally cognizant of their peak height, especially because they’re measured by physicians ‘more frequently’ than most non-athletes are throughout their careers. Most female tennis players retire young, well before the age they begin to shrink. Billie Jean King was 5’6” (peak) while she played tennis. Sometime after she retired she had a double knee replacement. She’s probably 5’3” to 5’4” today.
Robby D. said on 19/Dec/11
I remember reading that she was 5'6" at her peak. It must have been because she gave the wrong information.
hs2011 said on 14/Dec/11
5'4.5" according to her WTA profile: Click Here
little sue said on 13/Dec/11
I would have said 5ft 4, Evonne Goolagong who played when she did was even smaller I think, I wonder if they would stand a chance against the tall women players of today?

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