Amir Khan is a world-famous American boxer by profession. He has won a light-welterweight world championship and also held the title from the year 2009 to the year 2012. He had also won a silver medal in the Olympics in the year 2004 when he was just an amateur. He is also ranked as the world’s eighth active boxer in the year 2011. His personality and works are worth knowing about, and you can check the net worth of Amir Khan in 2020 in this article.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 8th December in the year 1986 in Bolton in Great Manchester. He was born in a Punjabi Rajput family, and he used to go to Smithills School in Bolton. After school, he went to Bolton Community college. He is a Muslim by religion and also the member of Naqshbandi Sufi Order. He is also the supporter of Muslim Writer Awards.
He has one brother and two sisters. His brother’s name is Harry Khan who is also a professional boxer. He belongs to the Matore village which is located in Kahuta Tehsil of Rawalpindi (District of Punjab and now in Pakistan). His parents had moved to Bolton, and that’s why he got raised there.
He plays various games like football, basketball, and cricket other than his passion boxing. He got engaged to Faryal Makhdoom who belonged to Staten Island in New York. They got married on the 29th of January in the year 2012. Amir’s wife gave birth to a baby girl, and they need her as Lamaish in the year 2014. His wife gave birth to the second daughter named Alayna Khan on 24th April in the year 2018.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He started boxing just at the age of eleven along with three titles in school and gold medal in the year 2003 at Olympics games. In the year 2004, he won a gold medal in Lithuania in European Student Championship. He got a record of 1001-9 when he was an amateur boxer. He started to do professional boxing in the year 2005 and have his debut against David Bailey. The views of this fight were around five million in just month. In one year, the views of his fights started increasing.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Amir Khan is around $35 million which he not only earns through boxing, but he has also started other businesses like he has got a banquet hall along with Bar and restaurant. He also owns a coffee shop and buffet restaurants. In the year 2013, the net worth of Amir Khan was around $29 million.
He has been involved in a number of charitable works and works for communities. In the year 2004, during Tsunami, he also raised money for the victims. He also promoted a campaign which is related to child safety nearby British railways. He supports various charities and donated money for them.
Amir Khan is a well-known boxer who has won various tournaments and has won many awards for his games. He also owns other businesses for his earnings. He also donates money for the charities, and that’s why he is one of the most respectable boxers all over the world. He has married once and living happily with his wife and kids.
He had started boxing at a very early age and then he never looked back. He got the chance to play in various matches, and he continued winning most of them. He hasn’t been involved in any controversies, and that’s why it can be assumed that he is a successful and kind man who has worked for the society in his best possible way.