Is Ray Reardon Still Alive
Raymond Reardon knew more popularly as Ray Reardon is a Welsh retired professional plater who went professional in 1967 when he was 35 years old. He retired from playing snooker professionally in 1991. The last game he played was the 1991 World Snooker Championship. He was defeated by Jason Prince and he announced there was no bitterness on his end but he would not be returning to play professionally. The snooker world rankings were introduced in 1976 and he was the first number one on the board. He retained the position until 1981/82.
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Ray Reardon Bio
Ray Reardon’s first appearance at the World Snooker Championship was in 1969 against Fred Davis. The match was long and had a lot of tactical exchanges between the players. He won his first world title in April 1970 when he defeated Fred Davis in the quarter-finals and Jon Pulman in the finals. He lost his first match in the 1972 World Snooker Championship to Rex Williams. He gained the title back in 1974. He won the title for the sixth time in 1978 and became the oldest winner of the World Championships.
Ray Reardon Age
Ray Reardon was born on the 8th of October in 1932 in Tredegar, a coal mining community. He was introduced to a variant of snooker by his uncle when he was eight years old and by the time he was ten, he was playing the game on a scaled-down version of the board. He played English billiards mainly rather than snooker itself. He did not go to grammar school and instead became a minor at Ty Trist Colliery when he was 14 years old.
Ray Reardon Net Worth
Ray Reardon’s salary and net worth: Ray Reardon is a snooker player with a net worth of $10 million. Ray Reardon was born on October 8, 1932, in New York City. Dracula was a Welsh snooker player who won six World Snooker Championships throughout his storied career. As a part of the Welsh squad, he won back-to-back World Cup victories in 1979 and 1980.
Ray Reardon Family
Ray Reardon is married to Susan Reardon and the couple have two children together. They have a girl and a boy. There is not much information available on his family on the news. They have maintained a fairly private life and have not made many public appearances after Ray Reardon retired from playing professionally.
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