|Celebrated Name:||Ricky Hatton|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Richard John Hatton|
|Age:||43 years old|
|Birth Date:||October 6, 1978|
|Birth Place:||Stockport, Greater Manchester, England|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||1.|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Jennifer Dooley|
|Is Ricky Hatton Gay?:||N/A|
|Profession:||Boxer, Boxing promoter and Trainer|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$50 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2021|
Ricky is a well-known British retired professional boxer, and he is a member of the famous boxing list. He completed between 1997 and 2012, and from there, he worked as a boxing promoter and trainer. He has held multiple world championships at light-welterweight and one at welterweight. He is ranked as the best British light-welterweight of all time, the third-best in Europe and the eleventh best worldwide.
Maybe you know about Ricky Hatton very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Ricky Hatton’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
On October 6, 1978, Ricky Hotton was in the city of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England. His father and grandfather both played for Rochdale. His family owned a carpet business where he joined after leaving school. His mother works at the carpet stall on Glossop Market to this day. He has a younger brother called Mathew, who is a professional boxer too.
He went to Hattersley High School. He was raised Orthodox.
Ricky Hatton’s personal life has been kept on a low profile. However, it is said for a long time, he has been in a relationship with a girl called Claire, and together they have a son. Today he is in a relationship with Jennifer Dooley.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on October 6, 1978, Ricky Hatton is 43 years old as of today’s date 29th November 2021. His height is 170 cm, and his weight is 65 kg.
Let`s start with his amateur career before we embark on his professional career. Hatton had a short amateur career, where he won 7 British titles and represented his country at the 1996 AIBA youth world championship, he was eliminated in the semi-finals which caused controversy, a judge was found to have accepted a bribe. From there, Hatton turned professional at the age of 18.
Hatton made his professional debut on September 11, 1997, against Colin McAuley, and he won by a TKO in the first round during his second fight in New York as part of the undercard to Naseem Hamed vs. Kevin Kelley. Soon he fought on the undercard of contestants involving major British boxers. In 1999, he was named young boxer of the year by the British Boxing Writers club.
He received his first international title in May 1999 when he defeated Dillon Carew for the WBO international light-welterweight title. His next four fights after this win were all won within four rounds. Some of his matches include Hatton vs. Tszyu in 2005, Hatton vs. Collazo in May 2006, Hatton Vs. Urango, Hatton vs. Castillo, Hatton vs. Mayweather Jr, Hatton vs. Lazcano, Hatton vs. Malignaggi, Hatton vs. Pacquiao, Hatton vs. Senchenko among others.
In 2011 Hatton announced his retirement from boxing, but in 2012 more than three years after his last fight, he confirmed his comeback when he lost to Vyacheslav Senchenko in his first match back prompted him to immediately announce his final retirement. All in all, Hatton has been lauded or known as one of the beloved and popular British boxers of all time. Tens of thousands of fans have traveled across the Atlantic to support him.
Awards & Achievements
On Awards and Achievements so far, he has not been awarded any official award, but one of his best achievements is that Ricky Hatton has had big wins in his career, in 2000 he won the British light-welterweight title and in the following year he won the WBU title, the WBA (super) title becoming a unified light-welterweight world champion and making a living out of it.
Net Worth & Salary of Ricky Hatton in 2021
As of November 2021, Ricky Hatton has an estimated net worth of more than $50 million. He has made this wealth by his boxing career, which was bright for most of his seasons.
Citing at Hatton`s accomplishments and career highlights, he is IBF light-welterweight champion, WBA welterweight champion, BBBofC Central area light-welterweight champion. WBO intercontinental light-welterweight champion, among many others, not to mention he holds a couple of Minor Worlds Titles like WBU Light welterweight champion and IBO light-welterweight champion. This clearly shows how he has accumulated wealth over time.
He also charges a hefty amount for hosting award and stage shows, which increases his wealth significantly.
Ricky Hatton did not just rise to fame, and he has worked at a family carpet business, this was when he finished school, his experience there was not all rosy, to say the least, because he cut four of his fingers with a Stanley knife, after that unfortunate accident his father made sure he stayed away from knives and therefore made him a salesman. Let us just say if Hatton had not chosen professional boxing, and I doubt his net worth would be this huge.