Conor Benn is a well-known British professional boxer. Conor Benn is best known as the son of former WBO and WBC champion, Nigel Benn.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Conor Benn was born Conor Nigel Benn on 28th September 1996. He stepped into this world in Greenwich, London, England. With this, he is currently 25 years old and holds British nationality. Likewise, he is a follower of the Christian religion whereas his birth sign is Libra.
Moving on towards his family members, he was born to his father Nigel Benn, and his mother Caroline Jackson. His father is also a former professional boxer. Since his father was a professional boxer, he grew up in a privileged family. Similarly, he spent 12 years of his childhood in Mallorca, Spain. He lived there with his family in a big eight-bedroom Manson and even had a Jacuzzi in his room. In addition, he also lived for some years in Australia where he began his amateur boxing before starting a professional career.
In terms of his educational status, he was sent to a strict religious private school with only 30 kids in Spain. Information regarding his further education is not available.
Professional Life and Career
Conor Benn is also professionally known as The Destroyer. He began his professional boxing career at the age of 19. Likewise, in April 2016, he won his first bout against Bulgarian Ivailo Boyanov by technical knockout in the first round. After some wins in May and June, he beat Steven Backhouse for the sixth time in a row. For this, he was rewarded for his efforts with a brand new Porsche valued more than $75,000 after knocking out Backhouse with a left hook over a minute of play.
Moving on, he made his O2 Arena debut on July 1, 2017, defeating Mike Cole in the third round with his signature left hook punch. On the 7th of October 2017, he beat Nathan Clarke in his 9th professional match. Similarly, he declared before his New York debut against Brandon Sanudo, according to Skysports, that he aspired to be a “little Mike Tyson.”
After defeating Cedrick Peynaud on December 13, 2017, Conor Benn moved to 11 victories and 0 losses in his professional career. Moreover, his recent fights were with some popular boxers like Koivula, Jamoye, Formella, Vargas, Granados, Algieri.
Being a celebrated boxer, Conor has made a pretty handful amount of wealth. As of the online resources, he has an estimated net worth of around $1-$2 million US dollars as of 2022.
Regarding his personal life, Conor is currently in a married relationship with his wife, Victoria Benn. Victoria is a radio host and model. The couple met each other in early 2016 and shortly started dating.
After two years of dating, they married each other on 18th March 2018. Likewise, the couple is also blessed with a son named Eli Clay Benn who was born on 24th January 2021. Currently, Conor is happily living with his family in London, England.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Enhancing his body measurements, Conor has maintained a fit and muscular body being a boxer. Talking of his height and weight, he is 5 feet 8 inches or 1.73 meters tall and weighs around 68 kg or 147 pounds. Moreover, Conor often does exercises and goes to the gym to maintain his muscular body style. In addition, he has an inked tattoo all over his body. Conor has black dreadlock hair and a pair of black eyes.
When it comes to his social media handles, Conor is pretty popular with them. Firstly, he has more than 109k followers on his Facebook page. Likewise, his @conorbennofficial Instagram account has more than 501k followers. In addition, he joined Twitter in August 2012 and has gained over 141.6k followers. Lastly, he also owns a Youtube channel under the name Conor Benn TV and usually uploads his training sessions and vlogs. He has more than 24.2k subscribers on it.