Evander Holyfield aka The Warrior is a professional boxer who is popular for playing with an orthodox stance. He has a record of winning 44 fights out of 57. He has also won an Olympic Bronze medal and a silver medal at 1983 Pan American Games. He officially retired from boxing in 2014. Let’s find out how much is the Evander Holyfield’s net worth in 2018.
Evander Holyfield Early Life
Evander Holyfield was born in 1962 on 19th October to Isom Coley and Annie Laura Holyfield. He also has eight siblings. He was born and raised in Alabama, USA.
Evander Holyfield has married thrice in his life. He married his first wife Paulette Bowen in 1985. He divorced her in 1991. He married his second wife Janice Itson in 1996, the couple divorced in 2000. He married his third wife in 2003 and the couple divorced in 2012.
Evander Holyfield has 11 children from his all three marriages, which includes six sons and five daughters. He is a very private man. All three of his marriage failed due to his recurring infidelity. However, he has made sure that he stays connected to all his kids and can be seen spending some quality time with all of them. You can follow this boxing star on his social media accounts like Facebook and Instagram etc.
Evander Holyfield Career
Evander had a keen love for boxing and fighting ever since he was a little child. He had been fighting since his early twenties. He has played in light heavyweight, heavyweight as well as cruiserweight championships. Evander Holyfield has fought against champions like Botha, Williams, Nielsen, Lewis I, Lewis II and Bean, etc. Evander Holyfield was popular as ‘The Real Deal’ and ‘The Warrior.’
In his career, Evander Holyfield has won 44 out of 57 games out of which 29 matches were a KO win. He wanted to fight his last match with Nielsen, but a lot of failed attempts to land his dream match he decided to retire in 2012 but nothing, was made official until 2014.
Currently, he is working as boxing advisers, for Zhang Zhilei of is a popular heavyweight prospect.
Awards & Achievements
He has also won titles like ‘Best Boxer ESPY Award,’ ‘BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year,’ ‘Best Comeback Athlete ESPY Award,’ and ‘Dramatic Individual Performance of the Year ESPY Award.’ He has also won an Olympic Bronze medal and a silver medal at 1983 Pan American Games. The Ring’s has ranked him at 77 on the list of ‘100 greatest punchers of all time’. He is also titled as the ‘greatest cruiserweight of all time’ by the BoxingScene.
Net Worth of Evander Holyfield
Evander Holyfield has an estimated net worth of more than $800 thousand. He has made most of his fortunes with his fights. He also makes some extra dollars through his endorsements deals and other endeavors. Currently, he adds more in his net worth working as a boxing advisor for the current champions.
Evander Holyfield is one of the most well Known professional boxers in America. He is amongst the first few boxers who helped in imprinted a different image for boxing, which has helped in adding the fighting technique as a sport in all the championships in the world.
He has defeated some of the biggest boxing legends. He is also an inspiration for young kids, who tend to express their aggression illegally. Boxing is an amazing sport which pays you well to pursue your passion for fighting. Despite retiring from boxing, he has made sure to choose a profession which can help him stay close to the ring.