American, former professional boxer Evander Holyfield has a $1 million net worth. At the 1984 Olympic Games, Evander Holyfield competed in the heavyweight, cruiserweight, and light-heavyweight divisions and earned a bronze medal. Additionally, he held the title of Undisputed Champion in the heavyweight and cruiserweight weight classes.
Evander Holyfield Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $1 million|
|Nickname The Real Deal|
|Birth Date October 19, 1962|
|Age 59 years|
|Birthplace Atmore, Alabama|
|Wife Candi (ex)|
Evander Holyfield Early Life
On October 19, 1962, Evander Holyfield was born in area of Atmore, Alabama and he was youngest of nine children. His upbringing took place in the violent Bowen Homes Housing Projects in Atlanta, Georgia when the family relocated there. At just seven years old, he began boxing and went on to win the Boys Club Boxing Tournament.
In the ring, Holyfield established himself by competing in the Heavyweight, Cruiserweight, and Light-Heavyweight divisions. At the age of 13, Young Holyfield met the requirements to participate in his first junior Olympics. When he was 15 years old, he had already won the regional match and the Best Boxer prize, making him the Southeastern Regional Champion. In Caracas, Venezuela, during the 1983 Pan American Games, Holyfield represented the United States.
Evander Holyfield Career
Evander Holyfield made his professional debut at the age of 21 following his 1984 Summer Olympics bronze medal in the Light Heavyweight division. He moved up to the cruiserweight class in 1985, and the following year, he defeated Dwight Muhammad Qawi to claim the WBA Cruiserweight championship. His first victory as a heavyweight came in 1988 when he fought Buster Douglas to earn The Ring, Lineal, WBC, WBA, and IBF belts in 1990. Holyfield fell to Riddick Bowe in 1992, which was his first defeat as a professional boxer.
In 1990, he won the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles, in 1993, he won the WBA and IBF belts and in 1996 and 2000, he won the WBA crowns. Holyfield decided to retire in 2014, and The Ring’s list of the 100 greatest punchers ever places him at number 77. After his retirement, Holyfield acted as Zhang Zhilei’s heavyweight coach and mentor.
Evander Holyfield Wife
From 1985-1991, Holyfield was wed to Paulette Brown, in October 1996, he wed Dr. Janice Itson and divorced in 2000 after having just one kid together. From 2003-2012, Evander and Candi Calvana Smith were wed. There are total 11 kids altogether for Holyfield from six different women.
Evander Holyfield Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Evander Holyfield is $1 million as of 2022. Sadly, despite earning hundreds of millions of dollars over the course of his career, Evander has had major financial difficulties, much like a number of other well-known boxers. Without even accounting for inflation, Evander made over $230 million over the course of his career. He experienced a foreclosure on his long-term house in 2008. The majority of his possessions had to be sold in order to settle his obligations.
Evander Holyfield Height and Weight
|Eye Color Brown|
|Hair Color Black|