How much is Barry Hearn net worth? Barry Maurice William Hearn is an English sporting events promoter. Hearn is the founder and current chairman of promotions company Matchroom Sport, the Professional Darts Corporation, World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA), and the chairman of Leyton Orient F.C. He has conducted many games like pool, ten pin bowling, golf, Table Tennis, and fishing. Barry was born on 19 June 1948, in Dagenham, Essex, England. The net worth of Barry Hearn is $ 10 million USD.
He got his schooling from Buckhurst Hill County High School and joined a small business of washing car and picking and dropping the veggies and fruits. After the graduation in the accounts, he played a role of finance director to design a company “Deryck Healey Associates” situated in Kensal Green. He has made a Kensal House investment & made DHA to Deryck Healey International (DHI).
Barry Hearn married to Susan, and have 2 children: Katie Hearn and Eddie Hearn. He had faced failures and in the start of 1990 and also suffered a heart attack. Later, he became a multi-millionaire.
Barry Hearn bought a property and make a snooker hall in Romford, Greater London, in the 1970s. BBC had also helped him to promote snooker through his channel BBC1 in color television. As a result, he got many players for snooker.
After some years, Hearn and Deryck John Healey (Hearn’s business partner) had bought Lucania Billiard Halls and also promoted it through the BBC channel. He had started promoting the sports events with amateur snooker players Geoff Foulds, father of Neal Foulds, and Vic Harris, in 1974. Two years later, he became the manager of the Steve Davis and won world Championship 6 times.
Hearn has started his boxing promoting career, in 1987. His 1st success in it was against the Frank Bruno versus Joe Bugner at White Hart Lane, in October 1987. He has also promoted the British and Irish boxers like Chris Eubank, Nigel Benn, Lennox Lewis, Naseem Hamed, Steve Collins and Herbie Hide. His salary is estimated to be $10,000,000 per year.
Hearn had announced a knockout tournament of Prizefighter series that was taking 8 boxers for competition. Now Eddie is managing the boxing business of his father. Hearn is the chairman of the Professional Darts Corporation and competing the British Darts Organization. In 1992, British organizations were ruined because world famous players had left this organization. Hearn had tried to buy it but remained unsuccessful in this goal.
He remained the chairperson of the football league club Leyton Orient (from 1995 to 2014). Hearn bought this club because it was facing financial crises. He had been successful in stabilizing the club financially. In the 2005 to 2006 season of the culmination, this club had to get a promotion to the 3rd tier of English League. This was the biggest hit since ever.
Hearn is a multi-talented man. He is a passionate fisherman. Hearn had slanted the idea of Fish-o-Mania to Greg Dyke at LWT, after watching the Wrestle Mania in Ockenden, but he left this idea and sell it to the sky sports.
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