Imran Khan is a Pakistani politician and former cricketer who served as the country’s 22nd Prime Minister from 2018 to 2022. Furthermore, Imran Khan is the founder and chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), one of Pakistan’s most influential political parties.
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Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi, better known as Imran Khan, was born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan on October 5, 1952. He is currently 69 years old and a Pakistani citizen. Furthermore, he was born under the sign of Libra and belongs to the Pashtun ethnic group. Imran is a practicing Muslim.
He is the son of Ikramullah Khan Niazi (his father) and Shaukat Khanum (his mother) (mother). Aleema Khanum, Rani Khanum, Rubina Khanum, and Uzma Khanum are his four siblings.
In terms of education, he attended the English-medium Aitchison College in Lahore. Later, he attended the Royal Grammar School in Worcester, England, to further his education. He graduated from Keble College, University of Oxford, with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, politics, and economics in 1975. He grew up in a cricketing family. In addition, he began playing as a youngster in Pakistan before moving on to England.
Imran Khan’s Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
This former cricketer stands 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs around 75 kg. Furthermore, he has hazel brown eyes and salt-and-pepper hair, and there is no information on his other bodily measurements.
Imran Khan’s Profession & Career
Imran Khan made his test debut at Birmingham in the 1971 Pakistan-England series. However, he failed to create an impression owing to his poor performance. In 1974, he made his One Day International (ODI) debut in the Prudential Trophy. When he returns to Pakistan, he gets chosen for the national team. He rose to prominence in Pakistan in the 1980s as a result of his great performances against New Zealand and Australia in 1976-77.
He is named captain of Pakistan’s cricket team in 1982. As a quick bowler and all-rounder, he was a phenomenon. At Lord’s, he guided his country to its first Test victory against England in 28 years. Under his captaincy, Pakistan won 14 of 48 test matches, lost eight, and drew 26. He appeared in 139 One-Day Internationals, winning 77 and losing 57, with one match ending in a draw. He was unable to play cricket for two years owing to a stress fracture in his leg. He returned to Pakistan in 1987, leading the country to its first-ever Test series triumph against India, followed by a Test series victory in England.
He retired from cricket in 1987 but returned in 1988 at the behest of Pakistan’s President, General Zia-ul-Haq. He was dubbed “Man of the Series” after taking 23 wickets in three Tests against the West Indies. Imran Khan’s outstanding career culminated in the 1992 Cricket World Cup when he led his team to victory in the prestigious competition. He retired from cricket in 1992, having scored 3807 runs and taken 362 wickets in tests and 3709 runs and 182 wickets in one-day internationals.
He has received a lot of attention in his career as a retired cricket player. He received the “Cricket Society Wetherall Award” in 1976 and 1980 for being the finest all-rounder in English first-class cricket. He was selected “Sussex Cricket Society Player of the Year” in 1985. The Hilal-e-Imtiaz, Pakistan’s second-highest civilian accolade, was bestowed on him by the government. In 2004, he was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Asian Jewels Awards in London for his efforts in several charity activities. He earned the Humanitarian Award at the 2007 Asian Sports Awards in Kuala Lumpur for constructing Pakistan’s first cancer hospital.
He received the special silver jubilee award among other cricket superstars at the first Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Awards in Karachi in 2009. In 2009, he was inducted into the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Hall of Fame as part of the ICC’s centennial year festivities. In acknowledgment of his contribution in cancer care in Pakistan, he was awarded an honorary fellowship by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2012. Furthermore, he was named Asia Society’s ‘Person of the Year 2012’ and rated third in GlobalPost’s list of the “top nine world leaders.”
Imran Khan’s Salary and Net Worth
He has amassed a significant fortune as a retired cricketer and former Pakistani Prime Minister. When it comes to his net worth, he is estimated to be worth approximately $50 million.
Imran Khan’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
He had three marriages throughout his life. In May 1995, he married English socialite Jemima Goldsmith in a traditional Islamic wedding in Paris. Jemima had converted to Islam before their marriage. Furthermore, the couple has two kids, Sulaiman Isa and Kasim. Jemima cites difficulty in adjusting to Pakistani living as the basis for the couple’s divorce.
His decision to embrace full-fledged politics upended his marriage, prompting his opponents to accuse him of Zionism because Jemima’s father was Jewish.
Despite family opposition, he married British-Pakistani divorcee Reham Khan Reham, a former BBC weather girl, in a secret ceremony at his Islamabad house in January 2015. After a brief marriage, the couple divorced in October 2015. His spiritual counselor, Bushra Manika, wedded him in February 2018.
Imran Khan’s Social Media(Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
His Instagram account has almost 6.8 million followers. Similarly, there are more than 16.4 million Twitter followers and more than 12 million Facebook followers.
|05 Oct 1952
|69 years old
|Best Match for Marriage
|Politician, Former cricketer
|6 feet 1 inch (1.85m)
|February 1, 2018
|Jemima Goldsmith, Reham Khan
|hazel brown eyes
|Ikramullah Khan Niazi
|Aleema Khanum, Rani Khanum, Rubina Khanum, Uzma Khanum
|Qasim Khan, Sulaiman Khan
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