Errol Spence Jr. is an American professional boxer who has been active in the industry since 2012. He was born on March 3, 1990 (30 years), in Long Island, US. His mother is Debra Spence and his father is Errol Spence Sr who is a retired FedEx contractor. He is of Jamaican descent on his father’s side and African American Descent on his mother’s side. His father was a very motivating force behind his career and always encouraged Spence Jr. to enhance his craft as a boxer.
Errol Spence Body Measurements
Regarding his full body measurements, Spence Jr. is 5ft 10 in (1.78m) tall and weighs around 68kg (150 lbs). His chest size is 42 inches, waist is 30 inches, and hips are 35 inches. He has dark brown colored eyes and hair is dark brown.
Errol Spence Career Details
Spence Jr. was determined to become a boxer from a very young age. He started as an amateur and won the U.S National Golden Gloves in 2009. After that, he went to play more and also won three consecutive national amateur welterweight championships in 2009, 2010, and 2011. He even reached the quarter-finals at the 2011 World Championships but lost to Serik Sapiyev. He also participated in the London Olympics 2012 and lost in the quarter-finals.
He then started playing professionally and debut at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California in 2012. He played against Jonathan Garcia and knocked him down in the 3rd round. In 2013, he fought at times and won all the games out of which, six were inside the distance. By 2013, he had won all of his 10 professional fights and in June 2014, he made his showtime television debut at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. In 2015, he was named the ESPN.com prospect of the year which depicts his potential.
He played the biggest game of his career on 16th April 2016, when he fought against the former light-welterweight champion, Chris Algieri, and won the game. He became the first person ever to win against Chris Algieri. It is estimated that Spence earned $225,000 and Algieri earned $325,000 for that game. After that, in August 2016, he fought against Leonard Bundu and clearly showed his desire to become an IBF World Championship. Similarly, in May 2017, he stopped Kell Brook and won the IBF welterweight. Then, in January 2018, he beat Lamont Peterson with 161 punches. He knocked Ocampo and defended his IBF title in April 2018. In March 2019, he won against Mikey Garcia and retained his IBF welterweight title. He continued with his history of winning every match as he retained IBF welterweight in September 2019. He won against Shawn Porter in that game. Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) made an official announcement for its 2019 schedule in November 2019.
Spence Jr. has a knockout-to-win ratio of 80.8% and is considered the world’s best active welterweight by The Ring and ranked second by BoxRec. He is also ranked the world’s third-best active boxer by BoxRec and sixth by The Ring magazine.
Net Worth/Car and House:
Errol Spence Net Worth
Errol Spence Jr. has an estimated net worth of $7.2 million as of 2019. It is estimated that his net worth will reach $50 million as of 2020. The details about his house and car are unavailable.
Is Errol Spence Married Or Dating Secretly?
Spence Jr. is not married and there is no information available about his girlfriends. He has two daughters- Ivy Spence and Violet Spence but there is no information about the mother. Spence Jr. is secretive and not much about his personal life is revealed outside.
Errol Spence was involved in an accident on October 10, 2019, and had to be admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). According to police, Spence was speeding and then it “veered left over the center median onto the southbound lanes and flipped multiple times, ejecting the driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt.’ It was later revealed that he had been drinking alcohol before the accident. He was discharged after 6 days and luckily had no broken bones.