|Imran Khan Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||October 5, 1952|
Imran Khan is a Pakistani former cricketer and politician who founded the political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in 1996 and became the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan, serving his country from August 18, 2018, until April 10, 2022.
Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Former Cricketer, Politician
- Father – Ikramullah Khan Niazi (Civil Engineer)
- Mother – Shaukat Khanum (Homemaker)
- Siblings – Rubina Khanum (Older Sister), Aleema Khanum (Sister), Uzma Khanum (Sister), Rani Khanum (Sister)
In 2023, Imran Khan’s net worth was $50 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
However, his peak height was 6 ft 2 in or 188 cm.
85 kg or 187.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
He has dated –
- Benazir Bhutto (1975) – RUMOR
- Susie Murray-Philipson
- Kate Fitzpatrick
- Stephanie Beacham
- Zeenat Aman – RUMOR
- Emma Sergeant (1982-1986)
- Caroline Kellett (1987)
- Liza Campbell (1987-1988)
- Sita White – In the late 1980s, Khan began a 6-year-long relationship with the British heiress, Sita White. In spite of not being married, Sita gave birth to their daughter Tyrian Jade (b. June 1992). Khan initially refused to accept her as his biological child, but did so after Sita’s death in 2004.
- Susannah Constantine (1989)
- Denice D. Lewis
- Marie Helvin (1991) – RUMOR
- Kristiane Backer (1992-1995)
- Jemima Goldsmith (1995-2004) – On May 16, 1995, he married the British producer and screenwriter Jemima Goldsmith, who converted to Islam upon their wedding. The couple became parents to 2 sons named Sulaiman Isa Khan (b. November 18, 1996) and Kasim Khan (b. April 10, 1999). However, Jemima found it very difficult to adapt to Pakistani customs and the two got divorced amicably in June 2004.
- Elizabeth Hurley (2004) – RUMOR
- Anastasia Cooke
- Hannah Rothschild
- Sarah Crawley
- Goldie Hawn
- Lulu Blacker
- Reham Khan (2014-2015) – His short-lived marriage to the British-Pakistani journalist Reham Khan lasted from October 2014, until their divorce on October 30, 2015.
- Bushra Bibi (2018-Present) – Khan married Bushra Bibi, who was his spiritual mentor for several years, on February 18, 2018.
Race / Ethnicity
He has Niazi Pashtun ancestry on his father’s side and is of Burki Pashtun descent on his mother’s side.
- Stylish, dapper appearance
- Anglicized accent
- Was previously known for his hedonistic lifestyle and Playboy image
Imran Khan Facts
- He captained his cricket team to a World Cup victory in 1992, marking the first time that Pakistan lifted the World Cup trophy.
- Khan landed himself in hot water after calling the Al Qaeda founder and mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, Osama bin Laden a ‘martyr’.
- In 1994, he founded the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre in Lahore, in honor of his late mother who had passed away from cancer.
- As a politician, he has drawn parallels to the controversial American President Donald Trump. Khan, in true Trumpian fashion, labeled all his opposition leaders as corrupt and claimed that he alone could save Pakistan.
- He was honored with Pakistan’s second-highest civilian award, the Hilal-e-Imtiaz in 1992.
- In 2022, Khan was found guilty of unlawfully selling state gifts that were given to him and his family during his time as prime minister. On August 5, 2023, the Islamabad trial court found him guilty of corrupt practices and sentenced him to 3 years in prison. Furthermore, he was banned from holding political office for the next 5 years. However, his sentence was suspended by the Islamabad High Court on August 29, 2023.
- In April 2022, he became the country’s first prime minister to be removed from office through a no-confidence motion.
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