Stuart Bingham Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Stuart Bingham :

NameStuart Bingham
Date of BirthMay 21, 1976
Age (2024)48 Years
NationalityUnited Kingdom
HomeTownBasildon, Essex, England
Height5 ft 9 in
ProfessionEnglish professional snooker player
SpouseMichelle Shabi (m. 2013)
ParentsEddie Bingham, Maureen Bingham
Net Worth1-2 Million USD

Who is Stuart Bingham ?

Stuart Bingham, born on May 21, 1976, is a prominent figure in the realm of professional snooker, hailing from England. His journey in the world of snooker is a testament to resilience and late-blooming success. Despite initially encountering limited success in the early stages of his professional career, Bingham’s perseverance and dedication bore fruit as he matured in his mid-thirties.

Stuart Bingham
Stuart Bingham

Bingham’s breakthrough came at the age of 35 when he clinched his maiden ranking title at the 2011 Australian Goldfields Open. This victory not only marked a significant milestone in his career but also propelled him into the top echelons of the snooker world, securing his position among the top 16 players for the first time.

However, it was his triumph at the 2015 World Championship that etched his name in snooker history. At the age of 38, Bingham became the oldest first-time world champion, defeating Shaun Murphy in a thrilling final match. This remarkable achievement also made him the second player, following Ken Doherty, to claim world titles at both amateur and professional levels.

Facts about Stuart Bingham :

  • Stuart Bingham is an English professional snooker player.
  • He is a former World Champion and Masters winner.
  • Before turning pro, he won both the English Amateur and World Amateur Championships in 1996.
  • Nicknamed “Ball Run”, he turned professional in 1999.
  • Despite early success defeating top players, consistent success came later in his career.
  • His first ranking title win came in 2011 at the Australian Goldfields Open at the age of 35.
  • In 2015, he became the oldest first-time world champion at 38, defeating Shaun Murphy 18-15.
  • This win ranked him number two in the world for the first time in his career.
Stuart Bingham
Stuart Bingham
  • He received a six-month ban in 2017 for breaching betting rules.
  • In 2020, he won his second Triple Crown title, the Masters, defeating Ali Carter 10-8.
  • This win made him the oldest Masters champion at the time, surpassing Ray Reardon.
  • Ronnie O’Sullivan surpassed Bingham’s Masters age record in 2024.
  • Bingham is a prolific break builder with over 550 century breaks in his career.
  • He also has nine career maximum breaks, the fourth most of any player.
  • He is married to Michelle Shabi and has three children.
  • He is a West Ham supporter.
  • In early career, he was known for upsets and perceived to rely on luck, hence the nickname.
  • He balanced golf with snooker early in his career but later focused solely on snooker.
  • He overcame a slow start in his professional career to achieve great success.
  • He is one of only two players to win both amateur and professional world snooker championships.

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