||May 2, 1962
||Oxshott, Surrey, England
Ground Floor, Albert House
111-117 Victoria Street
Bristol BS1 6AX
Tel 0117 317 8200
1998/99 ranking events; 1999/2000 ranking events;
|Highest pro break
||147 (1992 World Championship)
|World Championship best
Runner-up six times (1984, 1990-94)
|Best ranking event performance
Winner of 10 tournaments:
Mercantile Credit Classic 1986, 1991;
Grand Prix 1986, 1992;
British Open 1987, 1992;
BCE Canadian Masters 1988;
European Open 1992;
UK Championship 1992;
Players Championship 2004
|Major invitation tournament victories:
Scottish Masters 1981;
Benson & Hedges Masters 1984;
Benson & Hedges Irish Masters 1985, 1986;
World Matchplay Championship 1984, 1989, 1990;
Mita World Masters 1991
||Cue power, rest shots
Jimmy has won a total of 23 professional titles. In addition to his wins,
he's also been runner-up six times in the World Championship.
As an amateur he won the 1979 English Amateur Championship and the 1980 World Amateur
In 1986 Jimmy won the Pot Black tournament.
After 12 years without a ranking title Jimmy White won the 2004 Daily Record Players Championship.
In 2010 he won the Wyldecrest Park Homes World Seniors Championship.
Jimmy is the "People's Champion". He is the most popular of all the players
because of his great natural talent, his flamboyant style and his great sportsmanship.
Often he is referred to as "the best player to never have won the World Championship."
Six times he has lost in the final. Stephen Hendry has been
his conqueror in four of those. His career record against the Scot
is 13-27 (?). Hendry had won their last 14 encounters before he was dumped 10-4 in the
first round of the 1998 World Championship.
His career record against John Parrott is 13-18 (?).