His real name is Eldrick Tont Woods, he was born in 1975 and it is the most popular golf player of all times. Even if his nationality is American, Tiger Woods can definitely boast with his Asian roots. He is part Thai and part Chinese and this makes him even more interesting among his worldwide fans. Tiger Woods is the only son of Earl and Kultida Woods and his parents have also some very interesting origins. His father was of African American and possible Chinese ancestry while his mother was original from Thailand and she is of Chinese, Thai and even Dutch ancestry.
Tiger Woods was the world’s number 1 in golf for many years and he made an impressive fortune of nearly 1,3 billion $ from golf competitions. He became a professional player in 1996 and after that his career started to ascend. He signed an important contract with Nike that is known as the most lucrative endorsement contract in golf history at that time. That year was an important year for Tiger Woods because he was named by Sports Illustrated the “Sportsman of the Year”. One year later he became the number 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking and ever since he has won about 106 tours while being nominated the richest man in the Golf industry.