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

Amir Khan

Real NameAmir Iqbal Khan
ProfessionBritish professional boxer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 174 cm
in meters- 1.74 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8½”
Weightin Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 155 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Professional Debut16 July 2005 vs David Bailey
Coach/MentorOliver 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 againstSaul ‘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 PointIn July 2009, when he won the World Title for WBA light-walterweight champion by defeating Andreas Kotelnik.
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 December 1986
Age (as in 2016)30 Years
Birth PlaceBolton, Greater Manchester, England
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownGreater Manchester, England
SchoolSmithills School, Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
CollegeBolton College, Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
Educational QualificationsTwo year Sports Development Diploma
FamilyFather- Shah Khan
Mother- Falak Khan
Brother- Haroon Khan (Boxer)
Sisters- Tabinda Khan, Mariyah Khan
Amir Khan with his parents and siblings
HobbiesPlaying 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 FoodFish, chips, mushy peas, chilli chicken, lamb doners and lamb Korai
Favourite BoxerMuhammad Ali
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeFaryal Makhdoom, Pakistani-American student (married 31 May 2013)
Amir Khan with his wife Faryal Makhdoom
ChildrenSon- N/A
Daughter- Lamaisah Khan (born 23 May 2014)
Amir Khan with his daughter Lamaisah Khan
Money Factor
Salary$600,000 (as in 2013)
Net Worth$30 Million

Amir Khan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Amir Khan

  • Does Amir Khan smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Amir Khan drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was born and raised to a Rajput Family in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England.
  • His family roots are in Matore village of Kahuta Tehsil in Rawalpindi distrcit, Pakistan.
  • He is an active supporter of Muslim Writers Awards and is a member of 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 Bolton Lads boxing gym to utilize his energy.
  • He started boxing competitively at an early age of 11.
  • One of his popular early amateur fights was against Victor Ortiz as he defeated him in a second round stoppage.
  • At the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, he was Britain’s sole representative.
  • In 2004, when he won Silver Medal at the Athens Olympics, he became Britain’s youngest Olympic boxer since Colin Jones in 1976.
  • In July 2009, he became Britain’s 3rd youngest Boxing World Champion when he won the WBA light-walterweight title by defeating Andriy Kotelnik.
  • He is fluent in Urdu, English and Punjabi languages.