Tyson Luke Fury was born on 12 August 1988 in Wythenshawe, Manchester, England. He is a British professional boxer.
He was born three months premature weighing one pound. Fury was named by his father after former world heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson.
The heavyweight champion began boxing at the age of ten and at the age of 11 left school to join his father and brothers on tarmacking roads.
His father was his trainer from his early years until 2011; his father was jailed for damaging the eye of a man he was feuding with.
He is a two-time time world heavyweight champion, having held the WBC and The Ring magazine titles.
Fury is the third heavyweight boxer after Mohammed Ali and Floyd Patterson to hold The Ring Magazine title twice. In 2015 when he defeated Wladimir Klitschko he held the unified WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO, and The Ring titles.
He is nicknamed The Gypsy King.
Tyson Fury Children: Prince John James Fury, Prince Adonis Amaziah, Venezuela Fury, Athena Fury, Valencia Amber, Prince Tyson Fury II
Tyson Fury has six children; Venezuela (12 years old), Prince John James (nine years old), Prince Tyson II (five years old), Valencia (four years old), Prince Adonis Amaziah (two years old), and Athena (born last August).
It is worth noting that all of Fury’s sons are named Prince. This is because he is the self-acclaimed Gipsy King.