Former football player and current professional boxer Katie Taylor is from Ireland. She holds the WBA, IBF, WBC, WBO, and The Ring magazine titles since 2017, the IBF title since 2018, and the WBO lightweight title since 2019. She is a two-weight world champion and the undisputed lightweight champion at the moment.
Katie Taylor Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $250 thousand|
|Nickname The Bray Bomber|
|Birth Date 2 July 1986|
|Age 36 years|
|Birthplace Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland|
Katie Taylor Early Life
The daughter of an Irish mother, Bridget, and an English father, Pete Taylor, Taylor was born on July 2, 1986 in Bray, County Wicklow. Taylor attended Bray’s St. Kilian’s Community School from 1999 until 2005. The same school was attended by her three elder siblings. She participated in females’ Gaelic football and camogie with her local GAA clubs, Bray Emmets and Fergal sags, in addition to boxing and association football at her school.
She belonged to the neighborhood athletic organization Bray Runners, and while she was still a student at St. Killian’s, numerous American institutions reportedly offered her sports scholarships. She was qualified for the sports scholarship program at University College Dublin thanks to her Leaving Cert performance, but she chose to go there instead.
Katie Taylor Amateur Boxing Career
Taylor achieved success in amateur boxing by winning gold at the Women’s World Championships five times in a row, six times at the European Championships, and five times at the European Union Championships.
She is recognized with increasing interest in women’s boxing both at home and abroad. She is regarded as the best Irish athlete of her generation and carried the Irish flag during the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics before winning the lightweight Olympic gold medal.
Katie Taylor Professional Career
With a victory against Karina Kopinska in November 2016, Katie Taylor made her professional boxing debut. In order to claim the vacant WBA female Intercontinental lightweight championship, she defeated Nina Meinke in April 2017. Taylor defeated Anahi Ester Sanchez to claim the vacant WBA female lightweight title in October 2017.
She defeated Victoria Bustos for the IBF women’s lightweight title in April 2018. In March 2019, Katie Taylor defeated Rose Volante to claim the WBO women’s lightweight championship. By defeating Delfine Persoon in June 2019, she captured the WBC and first-ever The Ring female lightweight titles. Taylor defeated Christina Linardatou to claim the WBO female junior-welterweight title in November 2019. She defeated brilliant boxer Miriam Gutierrez in year of 2020 to improve her previous record to 17-0.
Katie Taylor Boyfriend
Katie is single and not dating anyone yet, she also mentioned in her interviews that she is focused on her career.
Katie Taylor Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Katie Taylor is $250 thousand as of 2022. The Bray Bomber’s second match against Delfine Persoon netted her a staggering $1 million. She owns KT Sports Limited, her own business, with her apparel business, KT Apparel, “The Bray Bomber” debuted on the fashion scene three years ago. Taylor has partnerships with companies like Windsor Motor Group and Honda in addition to her own endeavors.
Katie Taylor Height and Weight
|Weight 65 kg|
|Eye Color Brown|
|Hair Color Brown|