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George Foreman Biography

Updated On 09 Jun, 2019 Published On 09 Jun, 2019
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Facts of George Foreman

Date of Birth :
Age : 70 years old
Family Name : Foreman
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Capricorn
Height : 6 Feet 5 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of George Foreman

What is George Foreman marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does George Foreman have ? (name): 10 Children
Is George Foreman having any relationship affair ?: No
Is George Foreman Gay ? No

Professional boxer, George Foreman has an impressive career record on his three decades long boxing journey. He is a two-time world heavyweight champion and an Olympic gold medalist. Besides that, he also enrolled in authoring books, entrepreneur and ordained minister.

George Foreman's Personal Life: Wife, Married, Past Relationship, Children

George Foreman married five times in his life as he has a miserable condition on his love affairs and relationship. As of now, he is married to his wife, Mary Joan Martelly since 1985 and the amazing pair along with their bundles of joy are living a happy and satisfied life.

George Foreman is a married man who tied his knot with his long-term sweetheart and wife Mary Joan Martelly. 

Previously, Foreman exchanged the vows with Adrienne Calhoun in 1971 and divorced in 1974. Then he married Cynthia Lewis (1977-1979), Sharon Goodson (1981-1982), and Andrea Skeete (1982-1985).

Interestingly, he is also the father of 12 children which includes five sons and seven daughters. His son's name is George Jr., George III("Monk"), George IV ("Big Wheel"), George V ("Red"), and George VI ("Little Joey"). The former boxer also explains why he kept his sons starting same George on his website, which includes the statement,  

"I named all my sons George Edward Foreman so they would always have something in common. I say to them, 'If one of us goes up, then we all go up together, and if one goes down, we all go down together!''

Foreman, elder son George III also followed his father footstep and pursued his career in boxing and entrepreneurship. Similarly, George IV starred on the second season of American Grit, where he stood the seventh position.

Regarding his daughters' information, he is the proud father of seven daughters out of which five are of his biological daughters; Natalia Foreman, Leola Foreman, Michi Foreman, Freeda Foreman, and Georgetta Foreman. However, one of his daughters, Freeda passed away in 2019, at the age of 42 in an apparent suicide, who had a 5-1 record as a pro boxer and retired in 2001.

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In 2009, George adopted a daughter, Isabella Brandie Lilja (Foreman), who lives in Sweden and started her career as a blogger since 2010 under the name of Bella Nutella. Equally, In 2012, he adopted another beautiful soul, a daughter, Courtney Issac (Foreman)

George Foreman's Net Worth: How Much Does He Earn?

In 1987, George Foreman was on the verge of being bankrupt and immediately came back to his professional career, boxing. From the edge of being bankrupt to a successful person in the present world, his net worth is $300 million. In 1977, it was reported that the big fist man, collected $5 million from his professional career.

George Foreman net worth is $300 million which he has earned from his wonderful professional boxing career. 

In 1988, George made his comeback in boxing and soon top the boxers list. He also defeated the then-world heavyweight champion, Evander Holyfield, providing him about $12.5 million after the tournament. Moreover, he worked as a ring analyst for HBO for 12 years from 1992 to 1994. He also wrote a book, Fatherhood, whose price is $11.00 on Amazon.com. 

George is also quite popular in advertisement world, he pitched for top brands including Meineke, Nike and McDonald's. He also worked with Salton, Inc (now under Spectrum Brands), which launched a product of his name, "George Foreman Grills". Surprisingly, within 15-year, George Foreman grill sold over 100 million units all over the globe.

Foreman soon increased his monthly income with a stunning figure of $4.5 million. Within 1999, he collected an impressive pile of green dollar $137.5 million. In 2013, he also started to promote boxing business, Foreman Boys Promotions and also owns a butcher shop, George Foreman's Butcher Shop. On the contrary, he also landed his role in NBC's reality show, Better Late Than Never.

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Foreman consists of the 45-acre house in Huffman, Texas, US, where the median price of the house is $196,700. Furthermore, he is fond of cars with a collection of 40 branded cars including Ferrari, Porsche, Maybach, Tesla and his all-time favorite car, a 1977 VW Bug. He is also an animal lover, especially horses. In fact, he owns a stable of 50 horses.

 George Foreman Wiki-Bio

 George Foreman was born on January 10, 1949, Marshall, Texas. He spent his childhood in Fifth Ward along with his 6 siblings. His father name is J.D Foreman and mother name is Nancy Ree Foreman. During his teen period, he was known as a bully. At the age of 15, he dropped out of high school.

George Edward Foreman (born January 10, 1949) is an American former professional boxer.

George Foreman professional is a boxer with an impressive record on his career. Within his entire career, he fought 86 matches with 76 wins which include 68 Knock Outs wins. Facing 5 losses including his legendary "The Rumble in the Jungle" tournament against Mohammed Ali. Interestingly, he was also honored with James V. Day "Good Guy" Award during their 95th National Convention in 2013, for his community service and patriotism.

 George Foreman Body Measurements

  • Height: 6 feet 5 inches
  • Weight: 87 kg
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black

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George Foreman Married

Fifth Marriage with Mary Joan Martelly

George Foreman and Mary Joan Martelly are sharing a strong bonding in one another coordination and support since 1985.

First Marriage with Adrienne Calhoun

George Foreman and Adrienne Calhoun tied their knot in 1971 in the presence of their loved ones and well-wishers and ended their relationship in 1974.

Second Marriage with Cynthia Lewis

George Foreman and Cynthia Lewis tied their knot in 1977 in the presence of their loved ones and well-wishers and ended their relationship in 1979.

Third Marriage with Sharon Goodson

George Foreman and Sharon Goodson tied their knot in 1981 in the presence of their loved ones and well-wishers and ended their relationship in 1982.

Fourth Marriage with Andrea Skeete

George Foreman and Andrea Skeete tied their knot in 1982 in the presence of their loved ones and well-wishers and ended their relationship in 1985.

George Foreman Children

SON : George Jr.

Mother: George Foreman

George Jr. is the eldest son of the legendary boxing legend George Foreman.

SON : George III

Mother: George Foreman

George III is the second son of the legendary boxing figure George Foreman.

SON : George IV

Mother: George Foreman

George IV is the second son of the legendary boxing figure George Foreman.

SON : George V

Mother: George Foreman

George V is the second son of the legendary boxing figure George Foreman.

SON : George VI

Mother: George Foreman

George VI is the second son of the legendary boxing figure George Foreman.

DAUGHTER : Natalia Foreman

Mother: George Foreman

Natalia Foreman is the eldest daughter of George Foreman from his marriage relationship with Mary Joan Martelly.

DAUGHTER : Leola Foreman

Mother: George Foreman

Leola Foreman is the second daughter of George Foreman from his marriage relationship with Mary Joan Martelly.

DAUGHTER : Michi Foreman

Mother: George Foreman

Michi Foreman is one of the daughters of George Foreman from his secret relationship with a mysterious woman.

DAUGHTER : Freeda Foreman

Mother: George Foreman

Freeda Foreman is one of the daughters of George Foreman from his secret relationship with a mysterious woman.

DAUGHTER : Georgetta Foreman

Mother: George Foreman

Georgetta Foreman is one of the daughters of George Foreman from his secret relationship with a mysterious woman.

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