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Billy Wayne Blanks is an American fitness guru, martial artist, actor, and creator of the Tae Bo exercise program.
Billy Blanks Biography
Blank’s childhood was kind of difficult, as he suffered from dyslexia and had a problem in his hip joints which didn’t allow him to move normally. Many children of Billy’s age made fun of his anomaly.
Blanks began his study of the martial arts at the age of eleven, attending Karate and Taekwondo classes. He was born with an anomaly in his hip joints that impaired his movement. The resulting clumsiness caused taunts from Blanks’ siblings and led his instructors to believe that he would never accomplish much. Blanks found the answer to these challenges in karate. When he saw Bruce Lee on TV, he decided he wanted to be a world martial-arts champion.
He decided that he wanted to do martial arts when once he saw Bruce Lee on television, from that day Blanks started to go on karate lessons. At first, no one believed that Blanks will be able to achieve much as he had some problem with his hips. Despite this fact, studying karate helped Billy not only became noticed but also helped him to solve his problems with movements.
Billy Blanks Age
He was born on September 1, 1955, in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Billy Blanks Net Worth
Banks net worth is estimated to be about $30 million dollars.
Billy Blanks Wife
Blanks met his wife when she was 17 and she had a daughter named Shellie who was two years old from another affair. Blanks was 20 at the time and they decided to get married. Soon after they got married they adopted Shellie Blanks Cimarosti and later had a son and named him Billy Blanks Jr. Billy and Gayle got divorced in 2008.
Billy Blanks was then seeing Tomoko Sato was a Japanese Interpreter which he met and they are now married. They have since had a little daughter Angelika Blanks. She had two children from a previous marriage, Erika Peterson and Marriott Peterson.
Billy Blanks Movies
- Past Tense — 1997Suddenly Susan (TV Show)
- Kiss The Girls (Movie) Instructor 1997
- Balance Of Power (Movie) Niko 1996
- Tough And Deadly (Movie) “Quicksilver”/Jake/John Portland 1995
- Back In Action (Movie) Billy 1994
- Tc 2000 (Movie) Jason Storm 1993
- Talons Of The Eagle (Movie) Tyler Wilson 1992
- The Last Boy Scout (Movie) Billy Cole 1991
- The King Of The Kickboxers (Movie) Khan 1991
- Lionheart (Movie) African Legionnaire 1991
- Time Bomb (Movie) Mr. Brown 1991
- Bloodfist (Movie) Black Rose 1989
Billy Blanks TV Shows
- Celebrity Sweat with Eric the Trainer (TV Show)
- The Doctors (TV Show)
- The Wendy Williams Show (TV Show)
- The View (TV Show)
- The Tony Danza Show (TV Show)
- Hollywood Squares (TV Show)
- Wayne Brady (TV Show)
- The Montel Williams Show (TV Show)
- The Roseanne Show (TV Show)
- At Home With (TV Show)