Bob Arum

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Birthday
8, 1931
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1931 (age 86)
Birthplace
New York

About

Founder and CEO of Top Rank, a Las Vegas-based professional boxing promotion company that promoted Muhammad Ali in the 1960's. His office was raided by the FBI in 2004 as a result of allegations that his company had fixed a boxing match.

Before Fame

He worked as an attorney in the United States Department of Justice after graduating cum laude from Harvard Law School.

Trivia

After he read surveys that showed that the sport of boxing was most popular in Hispanic communities, he began promoting Hispanic fighters.

Family Life

He was raised in the Jewish faith. His marriage produced one son; he also parented a step-son and a step-daughter.

Associated With

He was involved in a forty-year feud with fellow boxing promoter Don King.