Who was Alex Higgins first wife?

Lynn Higgins
Lynn Higgins was Alex’s wife during the first half of the 1980s sharing his greatest triumph in the 1982 World Championships, as well as painfully witnessing his most awful lows as Alex’s domestic life disintegrated.

Who is Higgins wife?

Denise Higginsm. 2000
John Higgins/Wife

Did Alex Higgins have a family?

He had two children from previous relationships who he never saw, but he doted on his two younger children. Office worker Lauren, 29, and fitness instructor Jordan, 27, still live with their mother but every inch of the walls of Alex’s Belfast flat was plastered with pictures of them.

What happened to Alex Higgins son?

Jordan Higgins, 33, son of the late snooker legend, was rushed to hospital with serious injuries on Saturday night after being in collision with a car. He was taken to hospital for treatment. GMP spokesman. Known as ‘The People’s Champion’, snooker star Alex Higgins died in 2010, aged 61.

Why was Alex Higgins banned?

World title glory in ’82 turned out to be the peak of Higgins’ career and his tumultuous life swiftly, and sadly, went into a nosedive soon after. By 1985 his marriage had ended and he was handed a five-tournament ban and a £12,000 fine for brutally headbutting a WPBSA official after being asked to take a drugs test.

When did Alex Higgins get divorced?

1985Lynn Avison
Alex Higgins/Divorce dates
Lynn Avison was the major relationship in Alex’s life. They met not long after he split with Cara and married in 1980. Daughter Lauren was born in 1981 and son Jordan in 1983. Their relationship was peppered with Alex’s infidelities, run-ins with the law and drinking sessions and they eventually divorced in 1985.

Are John and Alex Higgins related?

Alex Higgins. Snooker Legend. World professional snooker champion Alex Higgins (right), who was in Belfast to-day for the wedding of his sister, Jean, of Abingdon Street to John Robson, Crumlin Road.

Who is Alex Higgins daughter?

Lauren Higgins
Alex Higgins/Daughters

Did Alex Higgins ever make a 147?

Also, at the Crucible three decades ago, Higgins was well on his way to the first ever 147 recorded on television. In 1976 Higgins knocked in a 146 against Willie Thorne during a challenge match.

Was Alex Higgins the best?

The ultimate crowd pleaser throughout the ’70s, he was the original people’s champion. And while he made finals in 1976 and 1980, the second world title was proving elusive, and by 1982, the chance seemed to be slipping away. Ahead of the ’82 World Championships, Higgins could barely pot a ball, as the show remembered.

Did Alex Higgins live in Cheadle?

The former home of ex-world snooker champ Alex ‘Hurricane’ Higgins has come onto the market in Mottram St Andrew. The couple and their two children had previously lived on Bridge Drive, in Cheadle, which was home to the Hurricane when he lifted the 1982 World Snooker Championship trophy.

Has anyone ever made a 155 break in snooker?

In 2006 Jamie Cope became the first player to record a 155 break. He did it in a witnessed practice match. Jamie is a professional snooker player from Stoke-on-Trent Staffordshire, England. On 2 November 2020 professional snooker player Mark Allen (Northern Ireland) made a 155 in a practice match.