Chris Eubank Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 May, 2017
Facts of Chris Eubank
Date of Birth: 1966 , August-10
Age: 54 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Chris Eubank
Birth Name Christopher Livingstone Eubanks
Nick Name Simply the Best
Father Chris Eubank Jr.
Mother Rachel Scollins
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Dulwich, United Kingdom
Ethnicity white
Profession boxer
Net Worth $500 thousand
Weight in KG 85 kg
Married Yes
Married to Karron Eubank (m. 1990),Claire Geary
Children Chris Eubank Jr., Sebastian Eubank, Emily Eubank, Joseph Eubank
Divorce Karron Eubank (div.2005)
Education Thomas Calton Secondary School
Siblings Peter and Simons Eubank
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Synopsis

Christopher Livingstone Eubanks or Chris Eubank is a former professional British boxer who earned huge success in his boxing career winning many titles and huge fame in the boxing world.

Early life and education

Christopher Livingstone Eubanks, known as Chris Eubank was born on 8 August 1966 in Dulwich, London, England. He has two elder brothers named Peter and Simons Eubank. He spent his early childhood in Jamaica and later moved to England.

He is of British nationality. He is a former British professional boxer who competed in the years between 1985 to 1998. The BoxRec ranked him as the third best British super-middleweight boxer of all time.

Chris Eubank was given proper education by his parents, as he joined Northwold Primary School and Bellingen Junior School. Later he attended Thomas Calton Secondary School in Peckham. But unfortunately, Eubank got suspended more than seventeen times in a matter of one year and later got expelled while protecting another student from bullies.

After getting expelled, Eubank was sent to New York to his mother when he was 16 years old in order to attend church as well as school. After his school and church, he used to manage a little bit of time for boxing training at the Jerome Boxing Club

Career

He followed his elder brother's footsteps and made his professional boxing career debut at the Atlantis Hotel against Tim BrownChris Eubank made a headline by defeating Anthony Logan in 1989 he was recognized by the world in boxing field since that time.

Nigel Benn was undoubtedly the biggest star in European sport and Chris managed to beat him to become the WBO middleweight Champion. He continued to beat many tough opponents and hit the record of 28 wins and no losses.

Besides boxing, Chris played in television series as well. In March 1995, Eubank lost his title to Irishman Steve Collins, by consistent decision. Eubank won an eliminator for his old title against Jose Ignacio Barruetabena, and additionally a win over Bruno Ruben Godoy.

A rematch with Collins occurred in Cork, Ireland, and Eubank lost again by a shockingly limit split choice. He reported his retirement from the ring in October 1995. He made a fast rebound in 1996, as it may be as overcoming Luis Dionisio Barrera and Camilo Alarcon.

Eubank then included 20 lbs in weight and examined Britain's Carl Thompson for the WBO cruiserweight title. Eubank amazed Thompson in the fourth round at the same time, as in the main Steve Collins battle, neglected to squeeze home his favorable position.

The battle took care of business, with Thompson's quality and solidness inevitably telling in the later adjusts. Thompson won by consistent choice, yet the closeness of the battle was reflected in the scoring, with two of the three judges giving the battle to Thompson by a solitary point.

Besides boxing career, Eubank had an acting career as well. In 2001, he appeared up in the primary arrangement of the unscripted TV show Celebrity Big Brother on Channel 4, where he was the principal ever big name to be removed from the house.

Personal life

Chris Eubank married on 23 December 1990 in Brighton to a girl named Karron. They had four children together; Christopher, born on 18 September 1989, the second Sebastian, born on 18 July 1991, the third Emily, born on 19 April 1994, and Joseph, born on 23 October 1996. Chris and his wife together featured on various television programs.

Eubank also has a son named Nathanael Wilson, as he had 6-month relation with Nathanael's mother named Cynthia Wilson. Later when it was revealed, Eubank denied to have any kinds of relationship with Nathanael, later agreed a 30,000 Euros out-of-court settlement after a paternity test. 

Eubank later got divorced in 2005 from his wife Karron. Ten years after his divorce, Eubank married for the second time with his manager named Claire Geary in 2014 when they were on holiday in Las Vegas.

Net worth and body measurement

Chris Eubank is an athlete and no doubt a very fit man. He is 5 feet and 10 inches tall with a very strong body.

His net worth is $500 thousand and salary is not approximately calculated yet. Chris Eubank earned huge amount of money during his career but didn't spend it for himself only.

He showed his charitable nature and built more than 65 flats for homeless people worth 1.5 million pounds.

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