An English professional snooker player Ronnie O Sullivan is originally from Chigwell, Essex. He is widely known for being one of the most successful players in the modern era of sports. He is also noted for the rapid playing style, mercurial temperament, as well as his ambivalent relationship with the sport from which he has taken prolonged sabbaticals and repeatedly threatened to get retired.
He is the native of Wordsley, West Midlands, England. He came into this world on 5th December of the year 1975 which has now made him reach the age of 40. Although he is known by the name Ronnie O Sullivan, as a child, he was named as Ronald Antonio O’Sullivan.
O’Sullivan was grown up on Manor Road area of Chigwell, Essex and he is still residing there. He went to get his education from the Wanstead High School. He is the son of Ronald John O’Sullivan and Maria O’Sullivan. His parents used to run a string of sex shops in Soho.
Ronnie has been labeled as the perfectionist and highly self-critical even in victory. He also had suffered from the clinical depression and also had drug-related problems. He stands at the height of five feet and eleven inches, that is, 1.81 m.
Sullivan’s achievements in the snooker started at his early age. He made his first-century break when he was 10 years old. He completed his first total clearance at 12 and then he became he British Under-16 Champion when he was 13.
Apart from snooker, Sullivan also made his TV debut in the Thames Snooker Classis when he was 14 years old with Steve Davis commentating on the match. Prior to that, O’Sullivan has also ‘made his appearance on British Motoring show known as Top Gear in 2004 as the star in a reasonably priced car. His work has made him earn the estimated net worth of £1 million.
Ronnie started broadcasting regularly on the Brentwood Radio Station Phoenix FM in May of 2015. He co-hosted Midweek Matchzone show along with Chris Hood. Previous to that, he had also broadcast a number of hour long specials on that station.
In March of 2014, Eurosport made an announcement that it had signed an exclusive deal with Ronnie for making him its global ambassador for the snooker with the goal of driving sport’s international appeal. Additionally, he had also written for the Eurosport-Yahoo! websites as well as mobile apps during World Championship.
A talented O’Sullivan has not got married but he has already got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Laila Rouass who is an actress and a former Strictly Come Dancing contestant. The couple has been in a relationship with each other since early 2012 and just after a year of dating, they got engaged in February of 2013.
Previous to that, he was in a relationship with Sally Magnus with whom he has one child, born in 1996 named as Taylor-Ann Magnus. He also has two more children named Lily born in 2006 and Ronnie born in 2007 together with his then girlfriend Jo Langley with whom he first met at Narcotics Anonymous. Besides that, more information related to his games can be found on YouTube and other sites.