Many people get famous through their hard work, and some get popular because of their relationships. Similarly, Charlene Fleming, a former athlete, came to fame as the wife of an American former professional boxer, Micky Ward. Micky was active in his career as a boxer from 1985-2003.
The former boxer Ward and Fleming have been married for twenty-two years and share a daughter together. Many people are interested to know how the couple got together and how's their married life? To know more about the couple’s relationship, let’s dig into the article.
How's Micky Ward and Charlene Fleming Married Life?
Charlene Fleming, 45, is happily married to her husband George Micheal Ward Jr, Micky Ward, 56. The couple has been together for over 21 years, and soon they will be celebrating their 22 anniversary. Micky and Charlene were a couple for a long time before they tied the knot. However, the exact date of their marriage is still private.
Now the married couple is living a happy and blissful life with their daughter, Kasie Ward. Kaise has appeared in a newspaper article/photograph with her grandmother, uncle, and cousin, which says that she has watched her father’s boxing matches.
The duo currently lives in Lowell. Charlene is always supportive towards her husband and is always cheering him on to be a better person. Though Charlene is the wife of a famous public figure, not many details about her are available on the Internet. It seems she is also not much fond of social media.
Who is Charlene Fleming’s Husband, Micky Ward?
George Michael Ward Jr, Micky Ward, is an American retired boxer who goes by Irish in the ring. Micky was active between 1985 to 2003, in which he had a total of 51 fights, winning 38 of them and 12 losses.
In 1997, Micky was challenged for the IBF light-welterweight title and held the WBU light welterweight title in 2000. Micky is known for his fights with Arturo Gatti, and among them, two received “Fight of the Year awards” by The Ring magazine. Ward has a relentless pressure-fighting style.
After he retired from his career as a boxer, Micky became a motivational speaker. Besides, He is a part-owner of the boxing gym he and his half-brother Dicky Eklund opened.
Micky provides classes for the trainers at his gym, Box2burngym. The 55-year-old also has his Apparel line.
The Fighter Movie Based on Micky Ward's Early Life
In 2010, there was an American biographical sports drama film named The Fighter, which was based on the lives of Micky Ward and his older half-brother Dicky Eklund. David O. Russell directed the movie.
In the movie, Fleming's character is represented by actress Amy Adams and her husband (boyfriend) Micky was portrayed by the actor Mark Wahlberg. Besides Micky and Fleming, Micky’s brother and mother were real-life characters.
Christian Bale played the character of Richard “Dickie” Eklund, and Melissa Leo portrayed their mother Alice Eklund-Ward. Similarly, Jack McGee portrayed the character of Micky’s” father, George Ward.
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