Phobias? Spiders, snakes and heights. Which are basically the three main elements of I’m a Celebrity!
Is Amir single? No, Amir is married to Faryal Makhdoom, with whom he has a daughter
He says: “I’ve been in boxing for a long time. And I’ve got a fight next year but I wanted to give this a go. It’s very different to boxing and obviously I am not going to be punched in the face whilst I do this! I am most looking forward to getting away from the world and from everything, not having a phone, spending time with myself and getting to know some new people. It will also be nice to be able to say to my children ‘I did that.'”
Biography: As a boxing champion from Manchester, Amir Khan first stormed onto the professional scene in 2008 after enjoying a successful junior career, winning an Olympic silver medal in 2004. He’s since won 31 fights out of his 35, held many famous titles including light-welterweight world champion and become very popular both in and outside of the ring. He;’s been ranked in the top ten boxers of all time “pound for pound” by a number of publications in recent years.
With my 4 month pregnant wife, after sorting out all the issues. Closing the year with a happy ending 🙏 pic.twitter.com/S1IJPYGfdQ
Outside of the ring, Khan is known for his philanthropy and work with charitable organisations as well as promoting mixed martial arts.
Khan has also appeared on TV as a presenter with a programme for Channel 4 named Amir Khan’s Angry Young Men which focused on helping troubled young men use the disciplines of boxing to stay out of trouble.