Gary Russell Net Worth|Wiki: A boxer, his earnings, salary, fights, career, wife, children
Facts of Gary Russell Net Worth|Wiki: A boxer, his earnings, salary, fights, career, wife, children
|Date of Birth:
|1988 June 5
|35 years old
|5 feet 5 inch
The American professional boxer, Gary Russell Jr holds the WBC featherweight title and has a net worth of around $1 million dollars. In 2005, he won the bronze medal at the World Championships in the bantamweight division.
Gary Russell Jr. is ranked 3rd best active featherweight in the world by ESPN and The Ring magazine, 4th by BoxRec and the Board of Transnational Boxing Rankings.
Income Source of Gary Russell Jr.
As a boxer, Russell Jr. able to accumulate the good amount of fortune in his career. His earnings details are not revealed in the media however, from the reliable sources it came to know that he is living his lavish lifestyle with the net worth of $1 million.
About the earning details of the boxer, they did not get a fixed salary but he got paid as per the matches they played, through sponsorship, and as an ambassador for the sports accessories. Not every boxer got the chance to earn the same amount as the champions do, there are hundreds more making less than $20,000 per year.
Early Life of Gary Russell Jr.
Gary Russell Jr. was born on June 5, 1988, in Washington D.C., the United States to Gary Antuanne Russell. His parents were from Haiti. He holds an American nationality and is of Afro-American ethnicity. His birth sign is Gemini.
He grew up with his two siblings Gar Anyuanne Russell and Gary Allen Russell. And his both brother is also a boxer.
About his education, there is no information about the school and college.
Career of Gary Russell Jr.
Gary Russell Jr rose in his boxing career at the age of just 16 when he won both U.S Championship and Golden Gloves in 2005.
At the World Championship in Mianyang, he beats Bulgarian Detelin Stefanov Dalakliev, 25-21, in the first round; dec. Canadian Cave of Tyson 22-9, in the second round; dec. Jordanian Al Gharaghir Ibrahim, 34-13 before losing to Rustamhodza Rahimovz from Germany, 28-17 he managed to win the bronze medal and was named 2005 USA BOXING Athlete of the year.
Russel is the 4th boxer in Us boxing history who looses in opening round and rebound to win his weight class. Like in Olympic trials in 2007, he lost to Roberto Marroquin in his first fight with 17:18 but beat him twice in other rounds.
He beat Ali Hallab to qualify for the Olympics at the 2007 Chicago World Amateur Boxing Championships. But Russia's eventual winner Sergey Vodopyanov beat him soundly 16-6 and failed to win a medal.
Professional boxing record
He had 31 fights, where there are 30 wins and 1 loss.
By knockout- 18 wins
By decision- 12 wins and 1 loss
Personal Life of Gary Russell Jr.
Gary Russell Jr is a married man but he keeps secret his personal info. But he frequently shares his pictures with his wife on Instagram. There is no information about the date and marriage. They greeted their first child together on 1 August 2012, a daughter named Gianna.
Gary is a social media player. He has about 4.2k Facebook followers, 37.4k Instagram followers, and 9.3k Twitter followers.
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