In addition to being a tennis player, he is also a musician.
The 51-year-old actress, who was married to tennis player John Mc Enroe from 1986 to 1994, candidly revealed the surprising new turn in her love life during a recent interview with People. "I definitely have been dating mostly women recently." The Oscar-winning actress, who dated pop icon Michael Jackson in the late 1970s, thinks that "women are the most amazing creatures on earth." "They're gentle, and also more intelligent than the men that I've met recently," she said.
While O'Neal is currently not in a relationship, she said that she looks forward to dating another woman.
During the interview, the actress -- who last starred in comedy drama film "Sweet Lorraine" -- did not identify herself as gay or straight, saying, "I'm not one or the other." RELATED: Cate Blanchett Denies Having Sexual Relationships With Women O'Neal and Mc Enroe share three children: Kevin, 29; Sean, 28; and Emily, 24.
German-American tennis champ who first made international headlines in 1977-1978 as the youngest player to reach the men's semi-finals at Wimbledon in 100 years.
By June 1979, he had made over $800,000 in winnings and was ranked third in the world.
As a natural on-the-court athlete who began playing in school tennis tournaments as young at the age of eight, he is aggressive, volatile and noted for bad temper and bad manners.Off the court, he is noted for being inward, shy and a conservative gentleman.He married to Tatum O'Neal in August 1986 after their baby was born.Together the couple accumulated three kids and five houses, but were separated in December 1992.He had another baby with his new girlfriend, Patty Smyth of the rock band "Scandal," in February 1996 and they married in March 1997.In 2002, his autobiography was released, "You Cannot be Serious." Born 8 days after Heinz Günthardt, Swiss tennis player.