Jack Dempsey, also known by the nickname “Kid Blackie”, is best remembered for being the World Heavyweight Champion from 1919 to 1926. He is regarded as one of the most popular boxers in the history of boxing.
After the end of his first marriage to Maxine Gates, he married actress Estelle Taylor in 1925. The marriage ended in divorce in 1931 without producing any children. He fathered two children with his third wife was married to actress Hannah Williams. He was married to his fourth wife Deanna Piatelli at the time of his death in 1983. He and Deanna adopted a daughter together.
He is an inductee into the both the International Boxing Hall of Fame and The Ring magazine's Boxing Hall of Fame. In 1950, The Associated Press named him the greatest fighter of the half-century.
By forgetting the past and by throwing myself into other interests, I forget to worry.Jack Dempsey
Tell him he can have my title, but I want it back in the morning.Jack Dempsey
was a famous American boxer,
who was born on
June 24, 1895. As a person born on this date, Jack Dempsey is listed in our database as the 13th
most popular celebrity for the day (June 24) and the 8th most popular for the year (1895).
People born on June 24
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
Jack Dempsey is the 437th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Jack Dempsey's birthday, Jack Dempsey is the 2917th most famous American.
In general, Jack Dempsey ranks as the 5274th
most popular famous person, and the 30th most popular boxer of all time.
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