Gary Russell Jr Biography

(Boxer)

The American professional boxer Gary Russell Jr. Gary Russell Jr is married to hiswife

Relationship Facts of Gary Russell Jr

  • Gary Russell Jr is married to hiswife.
  • He is father of One (Gianna).
  • Gary Russell Jr is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Gary Russell Jr?

Gary Russell Jr is a married man. As he often shares pictures with his wife. But he prefers to keep personal detail secret. There is no information about their marriage date and first meeting.

On 1st August 2012, they welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Gianna.

Who is Gary Russell Jr?

Gary Russell Jr is known for holding the WBC featherweight title since 2015.

Similarly, he is ranked as the world’s third-best active featherweight by The Ring magazine and ESPN, and fourth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and BoxRec.

Gary Russell Jr: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

He was born on 5th June 1988 in Washington, D.C., U.S. He is the son of Gary Antuanne Russell. Similarly, both of his parents are from Haiti.

He was raised in his birthplace alongside Gary Anyuanne Russell and Gary Allen Russell was raised in his birthplace. Likewise, both of his brothers are boxers.

Similarly, he belongs to American nationality and his ethnicity is Afro-American.

Talking about her education, there is no information about the school and college he went to.

Gary Russell Jr: Professional Life and Career

In November 2005, at the world championships in Mianyang, Gary Russell Jr beat Bulgarian Detelin Stefanov Dalakliev, 25-21, in the first round; dec. Canadian Tyson Cave.

Similarly, he beat 22-9, in the second round; dec. Jordanian Al Gharaghir Ibrahim, 34-13 before he lost to German Rustamhodza Rahimov, 28-17. Thus he won the bronze medal at age 17 (joining Rau’shee Warren) and was named 2005 USA Boxing Athlete of the year.

At the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Chicago, Gary Russell Jr beat Ali Hallab to qualify for the Olympics. But he was beaten soundly by Russia’s eventual winner Sergey Vodopyanov 16-6 and didn’t medal.

Similarly, he made his HBO debut on Saturday night against Leonilo Miranda, the co-feature to the main event of Andre Berto vs Jan Zaveck from the Beau Rivage Casino in Biloxi.

Likewise, on 26th November 2011, he was originally scheduled to face Dat Ngyuen, who was forced to withdraw after suffering a knee injury the week before training camp. Instead, he defeated Mexico’s Heriberto Ruiz on November 26, 2011, at the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio with a stunning knockout at 2:12 in the first round.

Awards, Nominations

He won both the US Championships and the Golden Gloves in 2005. Similarly, he became one of only two boxers to win both the US Championships and National Golden Gloves before his 17th birthday.

Gary Russell Jr: Net Worth, Salary

He has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2022. He has earned a huge amount of money from his boxing career. Similarly, he does not have a fixed salary instead he makes money by winning matches.

Likewise, he might earn a huge amount of money but he has not revealed his salary and income. He has recently purchased a new home.

Gary Russell Jr: Rumors and Controversy

There are no rumors or controversy about Gary. He is successful in maintaining his life free from rumors and controversy.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about the body measurements of Gary Russell Jr, he has a height of 5 feet 5 inches and his weight is 58 kg. His hair color and eyes color is both black.

Social Media

Gary Russell Jr is active on social media. He has around 4.2k followers on Facebook, 37.4k followers on Instagram and 9.3k followers on Twitter.

 

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