Amir Khan | Family Pics, Age, Biography, Education, Height, Weight, Wedding, Wife, Wiki, Scandal & More
Born: December 8, 1986 (age 30), Bolton, United Kingdom
Height: 1.74 m
Weight: 63 kg
Spouse: Faryal Makhdoom (m. 2013)
Parents: Falak Khan, Shah Khan
Siblings: Haroon Khan, Mariyah Khan, Tabinda Khan
Amir Iqbal Khan (born 8 December 1986) is a British professional boxer. He is a former unified light-welterweight world champion, having held the WBA (later Super) title from 2009 to 2012, and the IBF title in 2011. Additionally he held the Commonwealth lightweight title from 2007 to 2008, the WBC Silver welterweight title from 2014 to 2016, and has challenged once for a middleweight world title in 2016.
As an amateur, Khan won a silver medal in the lightweight division at the 2004 Olympics, becoming Britain’s youngest boxing Olympic medallist at the age of 17. He is also one of the youngest ever British professional world champions, winning the WBA title at the age of 22. In July 2011, the International Business Times ranked Khan as the world’s 8th best active boxer, pound for pound, while BoxRec ranked him 13th best, pound for pound, in April 2016. Outside of boxing, he has worked as a philanthropist and mixed martial arts promoter. In 2007, he was named ESPN.com prospect of the year
In addition to boxing, Khan enjoys participation in cricket, basketball, and football where he supports his local Bolton Wanderers team and had previously used the club’s training facilities.
On 29 January 2012, Khan became engaged to Pakistani-American student, Faryal Makhdoom of Staten Island, NY. A thousand friends and family were in attendance, including boxer Ricky Hatton. The couple finally married on 31 May 2013 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. The couple then flew back to Khan’s hometown of Bolton where a second celebration, a traditional Walima, took place in Manchester, which included 4,000 guests. Their first child, a daughter named Lamaisah, was born on 23 May 2014.
As of July 2013, his net worth was £23 million ($31 million). In 2014, he earned $15 million that year, making him the sixth highest-earning boxer of 2014.
In September 2013, Khan stated his plans to ‘make Bolton better’, by doing so, he would invest £5 million into a wedding and banqueting hall in Washington Street, Deane. This would also help create up to 125 jobs in the local area. Original plans were for it to be ready within 18 months, with an all glass front. On 23 November, 2016 Khan made an announcement of the other businesses that would open alongside the banqueting hall, This included FMK make-up shop, to be run by his wife Faryal, Argeela Lounge, which is a shisha bar and restaurant, popular British-Asian curry firm My Lahore, another buffet restaurant and coffee shop.
On 4 August 2017, Amir announced that he and Faryal had agreed to split
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