Althea Gibson bio

Birth Name: Althea Gibson

Occupation: Tennis Player

Place Of Birth: South Carolina

Date Of Birth: August 25, 1927

Date Of Death: September 28, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Multiracial

Nationality: American

Althea Gibson was born on the 25th of August, 1927. She was famous for being a Tennis Player. Late tennis star who became the first African American woman to win Wimbledon in 1957.

Althea Gibson was born in South Carolina. She graduated from Floria A&M University in 1953. She won seven total Grand Slam Titles, including four Doubles championships.

Althea Gibson was a Virgo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Althea Gibson was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Althea Gibson is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Althea’s Althea Gibson attended Florida A&M University, FL.


Althea Gibson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Althea Gibson’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Althea Gibson kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Althea Gibson was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Althea Gibson
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Althea Gibson was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Althea Gibson was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Althea Gibson had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Althea Gibson’s birth sign is Virgo and she had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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