George Edward Foreman Net Worth Income Profile and Salary in 2017 are provided here. George Edward Foreman (late) was a former American professional boxer. He competed from 1969 to 1977 and then from 1987 to 1997. His nickname is “Big George”. George is an Olympic gold medalist and two-time world heavyweight champion. He also remained an ordained minister, entrepreneur, and author.
George was born in Marshall, Texas on January 10, in 1949. He grew up with his six siblings in the Fifth Ward, Houston. When George was a small child, his mother had married J.D. Foreman, and his stepfather raised him. George’s biological father was Leroy Moorehead. At the age of fifteen, George joined the Job Corps when he dropped out of his school. George began to train in boxing with the help of a supervisor after moving to Pleasanton, California. George was interested in idolized Jim Brown and football, but he went for boxing.
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On January 26, 1967, George won his first amateur fight by a first-round knockout in the Parks Diamond Belt Tournament. At the 1968 Summer Olympics, George earned a gold medal in the heavyweight division. His amateur career record 22-4, losing twice to Clay Hodges.
George started his professional career in 1969. That year, George had 13 fights and won all the fights(11 by knockout). In 1973 George won the world heavyweight title. In 1977, after a loss to Jimmy Young, George announced his retirement. Then he became an ordained Christian minister. After ten years, he announced for come back and in 1994, at the age of 45 he won the unified WBA, IBF and lineal titles. After that achievement, George remains the oldest heavyweight champion in history. At the age of 48, he announced his retirement again.
Net Worth of George Foreman
George Foreman Net Worth is provided below:
George Foreman Net Worth in dollars: $300 Million