Amir Iqbal Khan aka Amir Khan is known as one of the most successful British boxers. Khan is unanimously praised for winning the light-welterweight world championship. He is also known for securing the WBA title within years of 2009-2012 as well as the eminent IBF title in the year 2011.
Apart from these, Khan has also flaunted the Commonwealth Lightweight title from the year 2007 to 2008 as well as the WBC Silver welterweight within the period of two years 2014 to 2016. Now let’s have a close look on Amir Iqbal Khan’s net worth in 2018.
Amir Iqbal Khan Early Life
Amir Khan was born on the 8th of December in the year 1986 in the Bolton region of Greater Manchester to Punjabi Rajput parents belonging to the Rawalpindi district of Punjab. Khan had received his primary education from the Smithills School located in the Bolton region whereas had pursued higher studies from the prestigious Bolton Community College. He is also an active member of the Naqshbandi Sufi Order also an active sustainer of Muslim Writers Awards.
Amir Iqbal Khan Career, Awards & Achievement
Amir Khan had started boxing on a competitive level since a very early age of 11 owing to which he had also received 3 junior ABA titles, 3 English School titles as well as had been a gold winner at the 2003 Junior Olympics. A year later, he had also bagged gold in the European Student Championship, Lithuania and had also won the junior lightweight title. Khan still takes pride for defeating Victor Ortiz in the second round and scoring an overall record of 101-9.
Amir Khan was selected as the only representative from Britain in the 2004 Athens Olympic Games where he had won the silver medal. His victory had also set a record of him being Britain’s youngest Olympic boxer after the victory of Colin Jones in the year 1976.
In 2009, Khan was chosen as Britain’s 3rd youngest Boxing World Champion after his victory over WBA light-welterweight title against Andriy Kotelnik.
A year later in 2010 Khan had shaken the belief of former champion Paulie Malignaggi after defeating him and securing the welterweight world championship. After the victory, Khan had always wanted to defeat Marcos Maidana and later that year he had his fight rescheduled against him. The entire match had hit innumerable records and was also honored by the Boxing Winters Association of America to be the Fight of the Year.
Khan had always wanted to compete Zab Judah after his victory over Maidana. After receiving the much-awaited opportunity in 2011, he had shown his umpteenth talent and scaled his victory in the monstrous fight which had garnered an immediate response of 1.4 million viewers on HBO.
Amir Khan had always strived for bagging the various belts and had fought his guts out to win them every time. The quest for victory had led him to cross every other hurdle and fight with several former champions. He had thereby fought and won victoriously over Lamont Peterson in the year 2011 and Carlos Molina in the year 2012.
Amir Khan had also achieved strokes of victories against Julio Diaz in 2013, and Collazo in 2014. The very year he had won over Devon Alexander following the victory over Chris Algieri in 2015.
Awards & Achievements
Amir Khan had been the gold medalist in AAU Junior Olympic Games in 2003 and European Student Championship as well as World Junior Championship in 2004. In 2004, Khan had won the Strandja Cup to get selected for Olympics in Athens, victory against Victor Ortiz and a silver medal in Olympics. In 2005, Khan had won ABA Championships and had achieved victory over Mario Kindeln in Reebok Stadium.
Net Worth of Amir Khan
Amir Khan had begun competing from a very early age and had always believed in winning over losing. His series of victory includes breaking several records against very eminent fighters and former champions which has eventually led to the net worth of Amir Khan to be £22 million.
Besides being an international champion, Amir Khan is known for his humble approach. The dreaded fighter has always strived victory and has comfortably knocked down several former champions. Overall, he is globally appreciated for being a family person and had received genuine love on his daughter’s birth from across the world.