George Foreman

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  • Birth Name: George Edward Foreman
  • Birth Place: Marshall, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/10/1949, Capricorn
  • Profession: Boxer
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George Foreman Fast Facts:Dropped out of high school and joined Job Corps, where he learned to box.
  • Won a gold medal at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City.
  • Won his first world heavyweight title in 1973 (against Joe Frazier) and his second more than 20 years later against Michael Moorer in 1994.
  • Retired from boxing in 1977 but returned to the ring in 1987.
  • Finished his career with a 76-5 (68 KOs) record.
  • Named all five of his sons George.
  • Opened the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Houston.
  • Spokesman for the George Foreman Lean Mean Grilling Machine, which became so popular that the manufacturer bought out Foreman and his partner for nearly $140 million in 1999 (rather than continue to pay them royalties).
  • Has released multiple cookbooks, an autobiography and a children’s book.
  • Is active in the Knock Out Pediatric Cancer initiative and continues to work with the George Foreman Youth & Community Center, which he founded in 1984.
  • George Foreman Relationships:
  • Adrienne Foreman-Jones - Ex-wife
  • Nancy Foreman - Mother
  • Leola Foreman - Daughter
  • Mary 'Joan' Foreman - Wife
  • J.D. Foreman - Father
  • Michi Helene Foreman - Daughter
  • George Foreman Jr. - Son
  • George Foreman VI - Son
  • Freeda Foreman - Daughter
  • George Foreman IV - Son
  • Cynthia Lewis Foreman - Ex-wife
  • George Foreman V - Son
  • Gloria - Sister
  • Georgette Foreman - Daughter
  • Leroy Moorehead - Father
  • Natalie Foreman - Daughter
  • George Foreman III - Son
  • Andrea Skeete - Ex-wife

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