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Amir Khan Net Worth

Amir Khan Net Worth. Amir Iqbal Khan PP (born 8 December 1986) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 2005 to 2022. He held unified light-welterweight world championships between 2009 and 2012, including the WBA (later Super) and IBF titles. At regional level, he held the Commonwealth lightweight title from 2007 to 2008. He also held the WBC Silver welterweight title from 2014 to 2016, and once challenged for the WBC and Ring magazine middleweight titles in 2016.

As an amateur boxer, Khan won a silver medal in the lightweight division at the 2004 Olympics, becoming at the age of 17, Britain’s youngest boxing Olympic medalist. In 2007, he was named ESPN prospect of the year. He later became one of the youngest ever British professional world champions, winning the WBA title at the age of 22.

Outside of boxing, he is a philanthropist with his own charity organisation, Amir Khan Foundation. He is also a promoter and sponsor, the owner of Khan Promotions and Pakistan‘s Amir Khan Academy, and a co-owner of India‘s Super Fight League (MMA) and Super Boxing League. As a celebrity, he has also participated in several reality television and game shows. In 2017, Khan appeared on the seventeenth series of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!.

What is Amir Khan’s Net Worth?

Net Worth: $40 Million

Date of Birth: Dec 8, 1986 (36 years old)

Place of Birth: Bolton

Gender: Male

Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.76 m)

Nationality: United Kingdom

Amir Khan is a British former professional boxer who has a net worth of $40 million. Amir Khan is one of the highest-paid British boxers in history and held the WBC Silver welterweight title from 2014 to 2016. Khan burst onto the international boxing scene at just 17 when he won a silver medal in the lightweight division at the 2004 Athens Olympics, making him Britain’s youngest boxing Olympic medalist. Turning professional in 2005, Khan quickly established himself in the boxing world, winning the WBA title in 2009 to become one of the youngest British world champions at age 22. Khan has since secured multiple world championships in two weight classes, including the WBA (later Super) light-welterweight title from 2009 to 2012 and the IBF light-welterweight title in 2011. Despite occasional setbacks, Khan’s boxing prowess, coupled with his philanthropic efforts through the Amir Khan Foundation, have made him a notable figure in the sport. His high-profile bouts against top boxers, like Marcos Maidana and Zab Judah, have further solidified his reputation as a formidable competitor in the ring. Khan’s contribution to the sport extends beyond his own career, as he is also invested in training the next generation of boxers.

Early Life

Born in Bolton, England, Amir Iqbal Khan is a descendant of the Janjua Ranjput, a royal warrior clan in Pakistan, his family’s homeland. He graduated from Bolton Community College and is part of an athletic family. He focuses on boxing but is also an accomplished athlete in cricket, football, and basketball. He began boxing competitively while in elementary school, winning multiple honors by age 11, including Gold at the 2003 Junior Olympics and multiple Junior ABA titles. He went on to represent Britain in the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the Silver medal.

Professional Boxing

In 2008, he began his professional career by defeating Martin Kristjansen for the Commonwealth Lightweight title. After winning a few more bouts he sacked his longtime trainer, Oliver Harrison. He then began training with Jorge Rubio, but the combination was not a good one. Eventually, he began working with Freddie Roach and found his stride again. He continued to win professional bouts throughout the rest of his career seeing his per-fight earnings skyrocket.

Nyongesa Sande
Nyongesa Sande
Nyongesa Sande is a Kenyan blogger, Pan Africanist,c olumnist Political Activist , blogger, informer & businesman who has interest in politics, governance, corporate fraud, human rights and television personality.

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