Chris Eubank is a former British professional boxer. He won the WBO middleweight and super-middleweight titles between 1990 and 1995. He is ranked as the 3rd best British super-middleweight boxer of all time.
Eubank was brought up in New York and battled his drug addiction and alcohol addiction. In his free time, he practiced at the Jerome Boxing Club on Westchester Avenue and followed the footsteps of his boxing elder brothers back in England.
Eubank was fascinated with boxing fitness and went to the gym regularly. He won the Spanish Golden Gloves Tournament in 1984 and also reached the semi-final stage of Madison Square Garden‘s annual Golden Gloves tourney at age of 18. Here is all you need to know about the boxer.
Chris Eubank Age and Birthday
Chris Eubank was born on 8 August 1966 in Dulwich, London, United Kingdom. He celebrates his birthday on 8 August every year.
Chris Eubank Height and Weight
Chris appears to be tall in stature and has a height of 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m). He weighs 190 pounds (86 kg).
Chris Eubank Education
Chris attended Northwold Primary School in Upper Clapton, Bellingden Junior School. Chris went to Thomas Calton Secondary School in Peckham. He was suspended eighteen times in a year and was later expelled. He was expelled when he was attempting to shield other children from bullies.
Chris Eubank Family
Chris is the son of Rachel Scollins. He has two twin elder brothers Peter Eubanks and Peter Eubanks. His brothers are professional boxers. He was born in Jamaica and stayed there till six years of age. He returned to England when he was just 16. His father sent him to live with his mother in New York, the United States, in the South Bronx district. Eubank adopted his deceased father‘s nickname.
Chris Eubank Wife
Chris Eubank has been married twice. He first married Karron Eubank. The couple married on 23 December 1990 in Brighton. Karron filed for divorce from Eubank in August 2005. He got married to Claire Geary in 2014 and got divorced in 2017.
Chris Eubank Children
Chris has four children from his first marriage with Karron. Christopher Eubank was born on 18 September 1989, Sebastian Eubank, born on 18 July 1991, Emily Eubank, born on 19 April 1994, and Joseph Eubank was born on 23 October 1996. Eubank also has a son named Nathanael Wilson.
Chris Eubank Net Worth
Chris Eubank enjoyed a long career in the boxing industry and played for nearly three decades. He played as a boxer and has earned a modest fortune from his boxing career. Chris has an estimated net worth of about $500 Thousand.
Chris Eubank Career
Chris Eubank maintained his world champion title for five years. He remained unbeaten at middleweight. His fights against fellow Britons Nigel Benn and Michael Watson helped British boxing helped him to gain popularity in the 1990s.
His boxing fights made Eubank one of the most famous celebrities of the time. He fought with Joe Calzaghe in his final two years of boxing and won his WBO super-middleweight belt.
Eubank had fought against WBO junior-heavyweight champion with Carl Thompson. Eubank is credited for his bravery in the ring and has taken considerable amounts of punishment due to his power punchers. His son, Chris Eubank Jr., is also a professional boxer.