Joe Calzaghe Net Worth

Joe Calzaghe was born into a family of Enzo Calzaghe, Jackie Calzaghe Sonia Calzaghe. Earning the unknown along his career, Joe Calzaghe is a Professional boxer. As a professional athlete, this person has one numerous awards and trophies, including: BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award. A decorated career started in school Oakdale Comprehensive School and later progressed, launching Joe Calzaghe into stardom. Born on unknown in unknown, this Professional boxer stood out from the rest of the crowd as early as in their child years. Making them a globally known and cheered superstar, their career earnings through winnings and sponsored deals have guaranteed Joe Calzaghe a lot of money. Want to know how much exactly? Well it is estimated that the net worth of Joe Calzaghe is around $21 Million

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Joe started boxing at a young age, already fighting in the amateurs at the age of nine. He participated in over 120 contests and would go on to win four schoolboy ABA titles. He also won three consecutive senior British ABA titles and held a 112-10 record. His last defeat would be against amateur Adrian Opreda in the 1990 European Junior Championships in Prague.

Calzaghe made his professional debut in 1993, defeating Paul Hanlon in one round. Withing two years he was already at a 13-win streak, including victories over Frank Minton and Bobbie Joe Edwards. He would then win the British super-middleweight title against Stephen Wilson before being voted as Young Boxer of the Year by the Professional Boxing Association. He would continue gaining wins, even against the undefeated Mark Delaney who had a record of 21-0 at the time. Joe earned criticisms, though he silenced a lot of them after defeating Pat Lawler and Warren Stowe. He then moved to Frank Warren’s stable and would continue his win streak there.

He fought Chris Eubank in 1997 for the vacant WBO super-middleweight title, winning and then successfully defending it against Branko Sobot. He continued with wins against Juan Carlos Gimenez Ferreyra and Robin Reid, and in 2001, he defeated the 30-0 contender Mario Velt in the first round before winning against Will McIntyre. In 2002, he would make his 12th successful defense against Tocker Pudwill, and the following year defeat former world champion Byron Mitchell and other contenders such as Evans Ashira. In 2006 he fought Jeff Lacy in a unification bout for the IBF super-middleweight championship, winning easily and by unanimous decision. His next big fight would be against undefeated WBA world champion Mikkel Kessler in a match worth $5 million, increasing his net worth significantly, defeatingd Kessler via unanimous decision, surpassing 20 successful defenses. He then parted with Warren and started promoting his own matches.

In 2008, Joe defeated Bernard Hopkins to win The Ring Light Heavyweight Championship, and then fought Roy Jones Jr., winning via unanimous decision. In 2009, he announced his retirement from professional boxing joining the list of 11 other world champions who retired undefeated.

For his personal life, Joe was married to Mandy Davies from 1994 to 2005, and they have two sons. It is known that he was previously in a relationship with Jo-Emma Larvin. He is the first person to be awarded the Freedom of Caerphilly in his home county. He was also given the award of Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) and was elevated to a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) during the 2008 Queens Birthday Honours.

Structural info

  • Full Name: Joe Calzaghe
  • Net Worth: $21 Million
  • Date Of Birth: February 23, 1972
  • Place Of Birth: Hammersmith, London, England, UK
  • Height: 6′ (1.83 m)
  • Weight: 79 kg
  • Profession: Professional boxer
  • Education: Oakdale Comprehensive School
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Mandy M. Davies (m. 1994–2005)
  • Children: Connor Calzaghe, Joe Calzaghe
  • Parents: Enzo Calzaghe, Jackie Calzaghe
  • Siblings: Sonia Calzaghe
  • Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Joe-Calzaghe-27652328077
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/realjoecalzaghe
  • IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2172688/
  • Awards: BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award
  • Nominations: Best Fighter ESPY Award
  • Movies: Manor Hunt Ball

Quotes

  • On being awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) When my dad told me about the MBE I thought he was winding me up…I’m proud to get the honour and it is another feather in my cap really after my years as champion.

Facts

  • He is based in Cwmbran, Gwent, Wales. [July 2008]
  • Manchester, England. Scored a lopsided decision over Jeff Lacy to retain his W.B.O. title and win Lacy’s I.B.F. belt. This victory gained him recognition as Super Middleweight champion by “The Ring” magazine. [April 2006]
  • Las Vegas, Nevada. Defeated Light Heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins by split decision. The scores were 115-112 and 116-111 for Calzaghe and 114-113 for Hopkins. [April 2008]
  • Joe was in a relationship with Kristina Rihanoff from 2009 to 2013.
  • He was awarded the M.B.E. (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2003 Queen’s Birthday Honors List before being awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen’s Birthday Honors List for his services to Sport and Voluntary Service in Wales.
  • Calzaghe should be pronounced kaltsahgay.
  • Formerly Super Middleweight champion of the world.

Filmography

Actor
Title Year Status Character
Solitary 2015/III Officer Flynn
Self
Title Year Status Character
The Dame Edna Treatment 2007 TV Series Himself
Frank Warren Presents: Best of Boxing 2006 Video Himself
Orange Playlist 2006 TV Series Himself
Sky Sports World Championship Boxing 2000 TV Series Himself
Le Champion 2017 Documentary post-production Himself
Muhammad Ali Dream (A.K.A Fighting for Equality) 2017 Short Himself
Faith 2016/I Himself
Mr Calzaghe 2015 Documentary Himself
Safest Place on Earth 2015 Documentary Himself
The Valleys Fighter 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself – Undefeated Former World Champion
Ringside 2014 TV Series Himself – Special Guest
A Question of Sport 2006-2013 TV Series Himself / Himself – Team Member / Himself – Mystery Guest
Tricked 2013 TV Series Himself
Pointless Celebrities 2013 TV Series Himself – Contestant
Celebrity Masterchef 2013 TV Series Himself
Loose Women 2007-2012 TV Series Himself
Morgan Spurlock’s New Britannia 2012 TV Series Himself – Guest
The Real Hustle 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Strictly Come Dancing 2009-2011 TV Series Himself – Contestant / Himself – Audience Member / Himself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2011 TV Series Himself
All Star Family Fortunes 2010 TV Series Himself
The Wright Stuff 2010 TV Series Himself – Guest Panelist
Newsround 2010 TV Series Himself
Soccer Aid 2010 TV Mini-Series Himself – Rest of the World Team
Sport Relief 2010 2010 TV Special Himself
Pride of Britain Awards 2010 2010 TV Special Himself
Joe Calzaghe: Undefeated 2009 Video documentary Joe Calzaghe
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
Tattoos: A Scarred History 2009 Documentary Himself
Brit Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Himself – Presenter
Heroes: Best of British Boxing 2009 Video Himself
Jonathan Ross Salutes ‘Dad’s Army’ 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross 2008 TV Series Himself
All Star Mr & Mrs 2008 TV Series Himself
HBO Boxing 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
When Des Met Joe 2008 TV Movie Himself
Archive Footage
Title Year Status Character
Sports Life Stories 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
Tricked 2013 TV Series Himself
A Question of Sport 2007-2008 TV Series Himself

Pictures

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