|Celebrated Name:||Amir Khan|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Amir Iqbal Khan|
|Age:||34 years old|
|Birth Date:||8 December 1986|
|Birth Place:||Bolton, Greater Manchester, England|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Farya Makhdoom (m. 13 May 2013)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes 2 (Lamaisah, Alayna Khan)|
|Is Amir Khan Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$40 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Amir Khan is a professional boxer and promoter from Britain. He held the WBA title from 2009 to 2012 and the IBF title in 2011, making him a former unified light-welterweight world champion. From 2007 to 2008, he held the Commonwealth lightweight title and the WBC Silver welterweight title from 2014 to 2016. As of 2020, Amir was ranked at position nine in the world in welterweight by the BoxRec.
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Early Life & Biography
Amir was born in Bolton, Greater Manchester, on 8 December 1986. He was born to a Punjabi Rajput family, which had roots in Mature village, Tehsil, Rawalpindi district. He was born in a family of three children; two sisters and a brother by the name of Haroon Khan, who is also a professional boxer.
Khan was educated at the Smithills School, after which he went to Bolton Community College. He started competitive boxing when he was 11 years old, and some of the titles he won at that time are three English school titles, three junior ABA titles, and a gold medal at the Junior Olympics in 2003.
Khan is married to Faryal Makhdoom, who is of the American-Pakistan origin. The got engaged in January 2012 and finally got married on 31 May 2013. The venue of their wedding was Astoria in New York City, and later they went to Khan’s hometown for a traditional wedding. In May 2014, they welcomed their first daughter. Amir announced they had split in August 2017, but they reconciled after three months. His second child was born on 24 April 2018.
Khan is known for his involvement in charitable and community work over the years, and he has supported charities like Great Ormond Street Hospital, National Literacy Trust, and others. He has also founded his own charitable organization called Amir Khan Foundation.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 8 December 1986, Amir Khan is 34 years old as of today’s date 22nd January 2021. His height is 1.78m tall, and his weight is 63 kg.
The professional career Amir began in 2005, and his debut fight as a professional was against David Bailey. The fight drew an audience of 4.4 million viewers. He won his first regional title in July 2007, on his fight against Willie Limond and he became the Commonwealth lightweight champion. In 2009 he won the WBO Inter-Continental lightweight title after beating Marco Antonio Barrera.
In April 2009, Khan moved to the light Welterweight division, and his first fight was against Andreas Kotelnick. Khan won the fight by unanimous decision, becoming the third-youngest boxer from Britain to win a world title. He dropped his promoter Frank Warren in January 2010 and signed with Oscar De La Hoya and the Golden Boy Promotions, and this meant that his fights were moved to ITV.
By now, his career was on the peak, and he won most of his fights like the ones against Malignaggi, Maidana, McCloskey, and Judah. Khan had now gained a lot of confidence, and he began chasing big money fights. He intended to fight Floyd MayWeather Jr., but he was uninterested.
Khan moved to Middleweight in early 2016, and his first fight was against Alvarez Saul. Saul won the fight through a knockout in Round 6. The fight saw Saul get a total of $20 million, and Khan bagged $13 million. As a promoter, Amir is the CEO of Khan Promotions, which is his own boxing promotion company.
Awards & Achievements
Amir was the youngest Briton to win an Olympic medal at the age of 17. He also won the WBA title as one of the youngest British professional world, champions and this is considered to be a great achievement for Amir Khan. He was nominated for the Laureus World Sports Award in 2005 for the Breakthrough of the Year Award. He also bagged the British Muslim Award in 2013 and the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award in 2011.
Net Worth & Salary of Amir Khan in 2021
The famous British boxer has been a professional since 2005, and for those years, he has made wealth valued at $40 million as of January 2021. He has made most of this from his career as a professional boxer, and he also won awards worth a lot. Khan also has several endorsement deals, and all this has given him a lot of money. He owns a lovely home in England and also has several cars that are said to be very expensive.
Amir Khan started boxing when he was 11 years old, and with determination and hard work, he was able to turn his childhood passion into a profession. He has held the unified light-welterweight champion title for a while, and this is a clear indication of the great professionalism he has in the ring.