Oscar Pistorius Biography

Published On Feb 26, 2016
Facts of Oscar Pistorius
Date of Birth: 1986 , November-22
Birth Nation: South Africa
Height: 5 Feet 1 Inch
Name Tupac Shakur
Birth Name Tupac Amaru Shakur
Nick Name Makaveli
Father Mutulu Shakur
Mother Afeni Shakur
Nationality American
Birth Place/City East Harlem, New York City
Ethnicity Black
Profession Rapper
Net Worth $ 40 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements 34-23-33
Breast Size 34
Waist size 23
Hip Size 33
Shoe Size 10(US)
Weight in KG 76 kg
Famous for Rapper activist ,poet ,actor ,record producer
Married N/A
Married to Joan Rich (m. 2008)
Children Danny Jones Penniman
Divorce N/A
Working For Television
Face Color Black
Education Baltimore School for the Arts ,Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
TV Show Poetic Justice
Siblings Mopreme Shakur
Salary N/A
Awards N/A
Religion Christianity
Boyfriend Corey Sevier
Neck Size 9.1
Movies Notorious
Special Title Travel writer
Affair with Kidada Jones
Girlfriend Kidada Jones
Music Group Big & Rich (Since 1998), Lonestar (1992 – 1998), MuzikMafia (Since 2001)
Sisters Sekyiwa Shakur
Chest Size 44 in
Books Curbing It
Tattoo(s) 117 pounds
Albums All Eyez on Me
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Oscar dated South African model, Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp for few years. He was seen having romantic love affairs with her at the end of 2012 and early 2013. On the Valentine's Day 2013, he shot her in his home. She died in this incident. He later claimed that he was mistaken as he shot her thinking intruder hiding in the bathroom. He was sentenced to five years prison.

When Oscar was just 11 months old, he lost both of his legs. His legs were amputated below the knee. Though he didn't have both of his legs, he never felt he had no legs because of the love and care from her mother. He received his formal education from Constantia Kloof Primary School. Later he joined Pretoria Boys High School. There he was in rugby union in the school's third XV team. He also appeared in the club Olympic wrestling but after he suffered a serious knee injury in a rugby game, he began his interest in running. In 2006, he got enrolled at University of Pretoria where he majored in business management with sports science. He took part in T44 in 2004. He is one of the successful prosthetics; he was often being criticized for his artificial limbs. His net worth is said to be around $5 million.

Oscar Pistorius

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Born in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa

November 22 , 1986

Oscar Pistorius was born as Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa to Sheila Pistorius and Henke Pistorius. He is white South African and is of Italian descent. He is five feet and one inch tall. 

His legs were amputated

1987

When Oscar was just 11 months old, he lost both of his legs. His legs were amputated below the knee. Though he didn't have both of his legs, he never felt he had no legs because of the love and care from her mother. 

Played water polo

1998

While he was in Pretoria Boys High School, he was in rugby union in the school's third XV team. At the age of 11, he also played water polo. He also used to compete in tennis at provincial level.

Joined University of Pretoria

2006

He received his formal education from Constantia Kloof Primary School. Later he joined Pretoria Boys High School. In 2006, he got enrolled at University of Pretoria where he majored in business management with sports science. 

Competed in T44

2004

He appeared in the club Olympic wrestling but after he suffered a serious knee injury in a rugby game, he began his interest in running. He took part in T44 in 2004. That year, he competed in the 2004 Summer Paralympics.

Won World Championships in Daegu

2011

Oscar Pistorius, who is also nicknamed as Blade Runner, is a sprint runner from South Africa. He is the Paralympic champion and the winner of able-bodied world track medal in the 2011 World Championships in Athletics. He also won the gold medal in Nedbank Championships for the physically.

Began dating Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp

2012

Oscar dated South African model, Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp for few years. He was seen having romantic love affairs with her at the end of 2012 and early 2013. She was murdered on the Valentine's Day of 2013.

Shot his girlfriend

February 14 , 2013

On the Valentine's Day 2013, he shot her in his home. She died in this incident. He later claimed that he was mistaken as he shot her thinking intruder hiding in the bathroom. He was sentenced to five years prison.