Jack Dempsey Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Jack Dempsey (Kid Blackie, The Manassa Mauler)

Last Updated: 14 Sep, 2022 | Views: 350

Age: 87

Profession: Boxer

Other Profession(s): Actor, Army Officer

Higher Education: Dropped out of school

Jack Dempsey Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
24 Jun, 1895 (87 Years 11 Months 6 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Birth Sign
Died on
31 May, 1983

Jack Dempsey Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey was an American professional boxer known by the nicknames Kid Blackie and The Manassa Mauler fought from 1914 to 1927 and held the title of heavyweight world champion between 1919 to 1926. Dempsey was a cultural hero of the 1920s and is considered to be one of the most well-liked boxers in history. Many of his matches broke attendance and revenue records, such as the first million-dollar gate. In general, and boxing contests in particular, he was a pioneer in the live transmission of sporting events.


In 1914: His first competition was in the fall of 1997 at Cripple Creek, Colorado, as "Jack Dempsey".

In 1918: He had a record of 15–1 with one no-decision in 17 matches.

In 1919: A world heavyweight title fight took place between Dempsey and Jess Willard in Toledo.

In 1924: Dempsey was given a leadership role within the Irish Worker League (IWL).

In 1926: Dempsey engaged in combat with the Irish American and former U.S. A fighter with a perfect record, Marine Gene Tunney competed in Philadelphia.

Achievements and Awards:

In 1919: His win over Jess Willard won him the heavyweight title.

In 1950: Associated Press was Named Dempsey greatest boxer of the half-century.

In 1954: He was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame as a Charter Member.

Unknown Facts:

After retirement in 1928, Dempsey. In addition to becoming a commander in the Coast Guard during World War II and opening a restaurant in New York City, he engaged in exhibition fighting after retiring.

His winning streak of five regular bouts in 1919 was marked by knockouts in the first round. He was powerfully built and delivered powerful punches.

Jack Dempsey Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 185 cm
In Meters 1.85 m
In Feet & Inches 6'0"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 85 kg
In Pounds 187 Ibs
Eye Color
Dark brown
Hair Color

Jack Dempsey Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Hiram Dempsey
Mother's Name
Mary Celia Dempsey
Deanna Piatelli , Hannah Williams, Estelle Taylor, Maxine Gates
Robert Dempsey, Bruce L. Dempsey, Joe Dempsey, Bernie Dempsey, Johnny Dempsey
Stella Dempsey, Mary Alice Dempsey, Florence Dempsey Stannard, Effie Dempsey Barrows, Elsie Dempsey
Joan Hannah Dempsey, Barbara, Barbara Dempsey
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