Tommy Fury is a former British reality TV star and a professional boxer. In 2019, he took a break from boxing to appear on the dating show Love Island. Tommy Fury is also the half brother of heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury. Let’s find out more about him.
Tommy Fury: All You Need to Know
When was Tommy Fury born?
Tyson Fury’s younger brother Tommy Fury was born on May 7, 1999, in Manchester, United Kingdom. He is currently 21 years old, and the youngest in the family that has a rich history in boxing.
Who are Tommy Fury’s parents?
His father, ‘Gipsy’ John Fury Sr., was a successful pro boxer in the 80s and 90s. One of his famous victories came against WBO World Champion Henry Akinwande. John married Amber, an Irish-English born in 1964. Tommy Fury’s mother’s name however, is Chantal. And he was reunited with her on the set of Love Island, Tommy Fury said that she “hasn’t been on an airplane in 16 years”.
Who is Tommy Fury’s brother?
His brother, Tyson, 31, is a famous boxing champion who has won several titles, including the WBA, IBO, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles. One of his famous victories was against Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko. The legendary boxer recently knocked out Deontay Wilder in the seventh round of their fight on Feb 22 in Las Vegas to win the WBC heavyweight belt.
The 20-year-old boxer has two other half-siblings, namely John Jr., born in 1984 and Shane, born in 1991. His half-sister, Ramona, was born in 1997. Ramona died when she was just a baby.
Other family members Tyson and Tommy Fury also have relatives who are well-known in the boxing field, including their uncle Peter Fury who trained them since they were children. Others include: Hughie (cousin) – Also known as ‘The Fist of Fury,’ Hughie is Peter’s son. He became the first British boxer to win a gold medal in the super-heavyweight division during the Youth World Championships. Hosea ‘The Hammer’ Burton (Cousin) – The British Light-Heavyweight Champion (2016). Andy Lee (cousin) – A retired boxer who recorded 35 wins in his career. He won the WBO middleweight title in 2014.
How tall is Tommy Fury?
Tommy Fury is six feet tall. He is considerably shorter than his brother Tyson Fury, who is a gigantic six feet nine inches tall.
What weight category is Tommy fury?
Tomy Fury competes in the light heavyweight category, 165 pounds (75 kg) to 178 pounds (81 kg).
Has Tommy Fury won any fights?
The young Tyson Fury brother, also known by his nickname, TNT, had 12 amateur fights before transitioning to the light-heavyweight category after signing a promotional deal with Fran Warren.
He has so far proved his doubters wrong since making his debut as a professional boxer, with three victories from his opening three bouts. Tommy made his professional debut against Latvian Jevgenijs Andrejevs Jevgenijs, who was twice his age, on 22 December 2018 at the Manchester Arena, Manchester. The Latvian had suffered 100 defeats out of 119 bouts before TNT knocked him out. Three months later, he faced fellow British boxer Callum Ide at Leicester Arena. Tommy knocked him out in the first round to hand him his 28th defeat in 30 fights.
The third and latest Tommy Fury fight was against Przemyslaw Binienda of Poland. The bout took place at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Hackney Wick, on Dec 21, 2019. It took him just 62 seconds to knock out the Polish international, who entered the bout with 26 defeats from 28 fights.
Who was Tommy Fury’s trainer?
He previously was trained by British former professional boxer Ricky Hatton, who is a three-time Light Welterweight and Welterweight World Champion. The two later part ways after a short spell together. The young boxer then joined ITV2’s summer-long reality show, Love Island.
How was Tommy Fury’s time on Love Island?
Tommy Fury took a break from boxing after two bouts and joined the cast of Season 5 of the Love Island TV series. The show features a group of single ‘Islanders’ who move to a stunning villa in the hope of finding true love while enjoying the summer. Contestants face many challenges and dramatic twists as they form relationships during the show. In the end, there is a cash prize for the winners who will have succeeded in finding love. Tommy began by dating Lucie in day two, before linking up with Molly-Mae Hague in day five. Molly and Tommy finished as runners-up on day 58, losing out to Amber Gill and Greg O’Shea.
What is the name of Tommy Fury’s fashion line?
The 20-year-old has a fashion line. He signed a deal with BooHoo Man for his clothing line after leaving the villa. He has also appeared on ITV’s The Boxer and The Ballroom Dancer with his friend Curtis Pritchard.
Who is Tommy Fury dating?
Tommy Fury is currently dating Molly Mae-Hague. Molly and Tommy’s Love Island relationship did not just end at the show; they have been inseparable since leaving the villa.
The lovely couple even bought their first apartment together and have accompanied each other in various places. In a YouTube video the pair filmed together, they hinted at having a kid. Molly has attended his boyfriend’s boxing practices. The couple also travelled to America for her PrettyLittleThing launch. Molly is a British model born on May 25, 1999, in England. She regularly posts her modelling photos on Instagram, where she has over 3.8 million followers.
Did Tommy Fury date someone before Molly Mae-Hague?
Before meeting Molly, the young boxer was in a relationship with Millie Roberts, but they split in March 2019.
What is Tommy Fury’s net worth?
Late last year, it was reported that his net worth was around $40million (£31.56million). His primary source of wealth is his boxing career. He also earned some money from Love Island and from his businesses.
Is Tommy Fury on Instagram?
Yes, like most modern day young celebrities, Tommy Fury is very active on Instagram. He has more than three million followers.
So that was a brief look into the young and illustrious life and career of Tommy Fury. He is just 21 years old. So as far as his career is concerned, he is just getting started. He is bound to only grow in stature and fame with time and with the way he is going in the ring, he might even be able to pass his illustrious brother, Tyson Fury in the ring.