Who is Stephen Hendry? Seven-time World Snooker Championship winner who appeared on Celebrity MasterChef 2017

STEPHEN Hendry is a snooker ace who tried his hand on Celebrity MasterChef final yr – solely to be the very first well-known face to be proven the door.

The snooker star completed his dishes with quarter-hour additional to spare however did not impress John Torode and Gregg Wallace. Right here's every little thing you might want to find out about a sporting celebrity.

 Hendry excelled at snooker from a young age and became the youngest professional at 16

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Hendry excelled at snooker from a younger age and have become the youngest skilled at sixteen

Who is Stephen Hendry?

Stephen Hendry was knowledgeable snooker participant in a profession that spanned over 25 years and noticed him maintain the no.1 rating for nearly a decade.

Nicknamed "The Nice One" and "The Golden Boy", Hendry is considered one of many biggest gamers to ever grace the game.

Hendry was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1969, and commenced enjoying in native pubs at 12-years-previous.

On the age of simply sixteen he turned the youngest ever skilled snooker participant after profitable the World Novice Championship twice – first at 14 after which once more two years later.

 The 49-year-old won 36 world ranking titles, and this record is yet to be beaten to date.

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The forty nine-yr-previous gained 36 world rating titles, and this report is but to be crushed up to now.

What are Stephen Hendry's largest profession achievements?

The forty nine-yr-previous gained seventy four skilled titles in his profession, second solely to legend Steve Davis.

He gained seven World Championships and 5 UK Championships, making his complete variety of world rating titles stand at 36.

Hendry additionally nonetheless holds a lot of data, together with most century breaks in a single match (7), longest unbroken run inside the highest sixteen, youngest participant to be World Champion (21) and highest complete prize cash (£eight.97m).

 Hendry has moved away from snooker since retiring and has found interests in golf and poker

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Hendry has moved away from snooker since retiring and has discovered pursuits in golf and poker

What has he been doing since retirement?

Hendry retired in 2012 after feeling unhappy together with his decline and normal of play, in addition to failing to mix the game with business and private commitments.

Resulting from his efforts within the sport, Hendry was awarded an MBE that very same yr.

He presently retains himself busy by enjoying golf, in addition to showing on televised poker tournaments.

 

STEPHEN Hendry is a snooker ace who tried his hand on Celebrity MasterChef final yr – solely to be the very first well-known face to be proven the door.

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