Héctor Camacho Rank
About Héctor Camacho
Héctor Camacho, also known as "Macho Camacho", was an iconic Puerto Rican professional boxer famous for his speed in the ring as well as for his flamboyant personality. Throughout his career, he won a number of major professional championships such as the WBC Super Featherweight Championship and the WBC Lightweight Championship. His brilliance in the boxing ring saw him win world titles in seven different weight classes and become the first septuple champion in the history of boxing. He tragically lost his life in a drive-by shooting in 2012.
At the young age of 16, he fathered a son named Héctor "Machito" Camacho, Jr., who also became a professional boxer. His marriage to Amy Torres saw him father three more sons: Christian, Justin and Tyler.
Throughout his life, he had a number of run-ins with police, including his 2005 arrest for burglary. At the time of his death, he was being charged with physically abusing one of his sons.
Héctor Camacho Rank
Héctor Camacho's Popularity
Héctor Camacho was a famous Puerto Rican boxer, who was born on May 24, 1962. As a person born on this date, Héctor Camacho is listed in our database as the 40th most popular celebrity for the day (May 24) and the 100th most popular for the year (1962).
People born on May 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Héctor Camacho is the 1233rd most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Héctor Camacho's birthday, Héctor Camacho ranks 2nd in famous people born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico.
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