Amir Khan (Boxer) Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Amir Khan is one of the best professional boxers in the world. Amir Khan was born on December 8, 1986 in England. He was born into a Pakistani immigrant family in Bolton Greater Manchester.

Bio
Real Name Amir Iqbal Khan
Nickname King
Profession British professional boxer
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 174 cm
in meters- 1.74 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8½”
Weight in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 155 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Boxing
Professional Debut 16 July 2005 vs David Bailey
Coach/Mentor Oliver Harrison (July 2005 – April 2008)
Jorge Rubio (July 2008 – September 2008)
Freddie Roach (October 2008 – September 2012)
Virgil Hunter (September 2012 – present)
Likes to fight against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez
Records (main ones) • In 2003, won a Gold Medal at the AAU Junior Olympic Games.
• In 2004, won a Silver Medal at the Athens Olympics.
• In 2009, won the World Title for WBA light-welterweight champion.
• In 2011, won the World Title (Super Title) for WBA light-welterweight champion.
• In 2012, again won the World Title (Super Title) for WBA light-welterweight champion.
Career Turning Point In July 2009, when he won the World Title for WBA light-walterweight champion by defeating Andreas Kotelnik.
Personal Life
Date of Birth 8 December 1986
Age (as in 2016) 30 Years
Birth Place Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Sagittarius
Nationality British
Hometown Greater Manchester, England
School Smithills School, Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
College Bolton College, Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
Educational Qualifications Two year Sports Development Diploma
Family Father– Shah Khan
Mother– Falak Khan
Brother– Haroon Khan (Boxer)
Sisters– Tabinda Khan, Mariyah Khan
Religion Islam
Hobbies Playing Cricket, Basketball and Football
Controversies • On 23 October 2007, he was convicted for careless driving and was awarded with six-month driving ban and a £1000 fine by Bolton Crown Court.
• On 26 October 2007, he was accused of over-speeding and was was charged with not producing his insurance certificate and driving licence.
• On 7 January 2008, he was banned for 42 days for speeding offence and was fined £1000.
Favourite Things
Favourite Food Fish, chips, mushy peas, chilli chicken, lamb doners and lamb Korai
Favourite Boxer Muhammad Ali
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife Faryal Makhdoom, Pakistani-American student (married 31 May 2013)
Children Son– N/A
Daughter– Lamaisah Khan (born 23 May 2014)
Money Factor
Salary $600,000 (as in 2013)
Net Worth $30 Million

 

Interesting Facts About Amir Khan

  • Does Amir Khan Smoke ?: unknown
  • Does Amir Khan drink alcohol?: Not known
  • Born and raised in a Rajput family in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England.
  • His family roots are in the Matore village of Kahuta Tehsil in the district of Rawalpindi in Pakistan.
  • He is an active supporter of the Muslim Writers Awards and a member of the Naqshabandi Sufi Order.
  • His younger brother Haroon “Harry” Khan is an undefeated professional boxer.
  • English cricketer Sajid Mahmood is his cousin brother.
  • In his childhood, he was overactive and when he was 8 years old, his father took him to the boxing gym in Bolton Lads to use his energy.
  • Already at the age of 11 he started to box competitively.
  • One of his popular early amateur fights was against Victor Ortiz when he defeated him in a second round.
  • At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens he was the only representative of Great Britain.
  • In 2004, when he won the silver medal at the Athens Olympics, he became the youngest British Olympic boxer since Colin Jones in 1976.
  • In July 2009, he became Britain’s third youngest boxing champion when he won the WBA half-weight title by defeating Andriy Kotelnik.
  • He is fluent in Urdu, English and Punjabi.

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