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Imran Khan

Ex-Cricketer, Politician
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Net worth 2018: $50 Million
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Lahore, West Punjab, Dominion of Pakistan
Country: Pakistani
BirthDay: 25 November 1952
Height: 1.85 m
Education: Cathedral School, Lahore, Royal Grammar School Worcester, England, Aitchison College, Lahore, Keble College, Oxford,

Imran Khan was bornon 25 November 1952 in Lahore, West Punjab, Dominion of Pakistan, Pakistani, is Ex-Cricketer, Politician. Imran Khan became an inspiration to youngsters for venturing into cricket on an international level. He rose to popularity with his amazing talent as one of the finest cricketers Pakistan has ever produced. His journey of transforming from the biggest heartthrob of cricket to an influential politician is highly impressive and motivating. He is credited for leading Pakistan to its first ever Cricket World Cup title in 1992, defeating England, thereby being termed as the most successful and prominent cricket captain of Pakistan. This champion cricketer surprised the world as an exceptional fast bowler and a great all-rounder, thus giving cricket an all-new form in the country. He excelled not just in the cricketing arena, but also in the political world and social ground. He retired from cricket in 1992 and entered politics by forming his own party – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice). He established the first cancer hospital, in Lahore, after losing his mother to the deadly disease, treating the poor for free. He is involved in raising funds for various health and educational projects, coming out a helping hand for the underprivileged and deserving.


$50 Million


In 2014, he married British-Pakistani divorcee Reham Khan, a former BBC weather girl, in a secret ceremony at his residence in Islamabad, despite objections from his own family


During the 2013 election campaign, he started ‘Naya Pakistan Resolution’, after which his party posed a threat to the main opposing Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)


In 2008, he founded Namal College, an associate college of the University of Bradford and established Imran Khan Foundation


The couple ended their nine-year old marriage in June 2004, citing difficulties in adapting to the Pakistani life, by Jemima, as the reason


He contested in October 2002 elections and was elected as a Member Parliament from Mianwali


He entered politics in 1997 by setting up his own party ‘Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’ (PTI), as an initiative to eradicate mismanagement and corruption in Pakistan


They have two sons – Sulaiman Isa (1996) and Kasim (1999)


He married English socialite, Jemima Goldsmith, in a traditional Islamic ceremony in Paris, in May 1995, who converted to Islam before marriage


He retired from cricket in 1992, with 3807 runs and 362 wickets in tests and 3709 runs and 182 wickets in ODI


In 1991, he established Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust, a charity organization associated with research and development of cancer and other related diseases, named after his mother


He retired in 1987, but returned in 1988, upon Pakistan President General Zia-ul-Haq’s request


He was chosen as the captain of Pakistan cricket team in 1982


His splendid performance against New Zealand and Australia during 1976-77 added to his rapid success, which made him a prominent fast bowler in Pakistan during the 1980s


In 1974, he debuted in One Day International (ODI) in the Prudential Trophy and was selected in the national team after returning to Pakistan


He made his test debut in the 1971 English series in Birmingham, but failed to make a mark due to his not-so-good performance

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