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Evander Holyfield Net Worth

Evander Holyfield Net Worth

Net Worth: $500 Thousand

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Sports, Boxing
  • Birth Place Atmore, Alabama
  • Height 6' 2 1⁄2" (1.89 m)
  • Marital Status Married (Candi Calvana Smith)
  • Full Name Evander Holyfield
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth October 19, 1962
  • Ethnicity African American
  • Weight 102.5 kg (225.5 lbs)
  • Occupation Professional Boxer (Retired)
  • Education Fulton High School
  • Children 11 (Ebonne Esheal, Evette Ashley, Emani Winter, Evander Jr., Eden Eloise, Elijah Jedidiah, Ewin Ezekiel, Eleazar Evan, Elijah Esaias, Eve Elizabeth, Eli Ethan)
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About Evander Holyfield

Nicknamed “The Real Deal”, Evander Holyfield is an American professional boxer with an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. He earned his net worth from his performance in Heavyweight, Cruiserweight and Light-Heavyweight Divisions, and winning a Bronze Medal at the 1984 Olympic Games. Born on October 19, 1962 in Atmore, Alabama, Holyfield is the youngest of the nine children. The family moved to Atlanta and he began boxing at the age of 12 where he won the Boys Club boxing tournament. He qualified to complete in his first junior Olympic at the age of 13. He became the Southeastern Regional Champion at 15 where he won the tournament and the Best Boxer award. He has a record of 160 wins and 14 losses with 76 knockouts by 1984.

Holyfield debuted as a professional boxer at the age of 21. In 1985, he moved to the cruiserweight division and won his first title the following year when he defeated Dwight Muhammad Qawi for the WBA Cruiserweight belt. He then defeated Ricky Parkey and Carlos De Leon to win the Lineal, IBF and WBC titles and become the Undisputed Cruiserweight Champion. In 1988, he moved up to heavyweight and defeated Buster Douglas fort the The Ring, Lineal, WBC, WBA and IBF titles in 1990.

Evander holds several other notable victories over fighters such as George Foreman, Larry Holmes, Riddick Bowe, Ray Mercer, Mike Tyson (twice), Michael Moorer, John Ruiz, Michael Dokes and Hasim Rahman. He is the only four-time World Heavyweight Champion, winning the WBA, WBC and IBF titles in 1990, the WBA and IBF titles in 1993 and WBA titles in 1996 and 2000. At the age of 45, on December 20, 2008, he attempted to win The World Heavyweight Championship for the fifth time, losing a controversial majority decision to WBA Heavyweight Champion Nicolay Valuev in Sweden.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Evander Holyfield's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2014 N/A
Earnings Nov. 2014

Earnings over his 26-year career

$230,000,000
Sale of Asset Jan. 2014

Sale of Evander Holyfield's mansion to Rick Ross

$8,000,000
Earnings 2008 N/A
Asset Jun. 2008

Purchase value of Holyfield's 54,000-square-foot (5,000 m2), 109-room, 17-bathroom suburban Atlanta estate

$10,000,000
Earnings 2005 N/A
Ticket Sales Jun. 2005

Pay-per-view sales of the fight between Evander Holyfield and Michael Moorer (approximately 550 thousand buys)

$770,000
Ticket Sales Jun. 2005

Pay-per-view sales of the fight between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson (approximately 1.99 million buys)

$2,790,000
Ticket Sales Jun. 2005

Pay-per-view sales of the fight between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson (approximately 1.59 million buys)

$2,230,000
Ticket Sales Jun. 2005

Pay-per-view sales of the fight between Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis (approximately 1.2 million buys)

$1,680,000
Ticket Sales Jun. 2005

Pay-per-view sales of the fight between Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis (approximately 850 thousand buys)

$1,190,000
Ticket Sales Jun. 2005

Pay-per-view sales of the fight between Evander Holyfield and John Ruiz (approximately 185 thousand buys)

$259,000
Ticket Sales Jun. 2005

Pay-per-view sales of the fight between Evander Holyfield and James Toney (approximately 150 thousand buys)

$210,000
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Earnings 2004 N/A
Ticket Sales Jul. 2004

Pay-per-view sales of the fight between Evander Holyfield and Riddick Bowe (approximately 650 thousand buys)

$910,000
Earnings 2003 N/A
Ticket Sales Feb. 2003

Pay-per-view sales of the fight between Evander Holyfield and Riddick Bowe (approximately 950 thousand buys)

$1,330,000
Earnings 2002 N/A
Ticket Sales Jun. 2002

Pay-per-view sales of the fight between Evander Holyfield and Riddick Bowe (approximately 900 thousand buys)

$1,260,000
Earnings 2000 N/A
Ticket Sales Oct. 2000

Pay-per-view sales of the fight between Evander Holyfield and Larry Holmes (approximately 730 thousand buys)

$1,020,000
Earnings 1999 N/A
Ticket Sales Jan. 1999

Pay-per-view sales of the fight between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson (approximately 1.4 million buys)

$56,430,000
Earnings 1997 N/A
Ticket Sales Jun. 1997

Pay-per-view sales of the fight between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson (approximately 1 million buys)

$49,690,000
Earnings 1996 N/A
Ticket Sales Nov. 1996

Pay-per-view sales of the fight between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson (approximately 1.59 million buys)

$79,000,000
Ticket Sales Nov. 1996

Ticket sales of Holyfield's fight against Mike Tyson (approximately 16,103 tickets sold)

$14,150,000
Earnings 1990 N/A
Ticket Sales Oct. 1990

Pay-per-view sales of the heavyweight title fight between Evander Holyfield and James ''Buster'' Douglas (approximately 1 million households subscribed)

$34,950,000
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