Bernard Hopkins

by Binor 22 Dec,2016
Bernard Hopkins
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 1 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Bernard Humphrey Hopkins Jr.
  • Birth Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Famous Name Bernard Hopkins
  • Father Bernard Hopkins, Sr.
  • Mother Sue Hopkins
  • Net Worth $40 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Black
  • Currently Working For Movies
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Jeanette Hopkins (m. 1993)
  • Divorce N/A
  • Children 1
  • Affair with Jeanette Hopkins
  • Girlfriend Jeanette Hopkins

To be a prominent boxer is toughest among all the sports. One needs lots of practice and workouts in the gym and must possess will, skill, power, and intelligence and Bernard Hopkins have got it all. He is one of the legendary figures of boxing. He has had an outstanding contribution in the world of boxing. He competed from 1988 to 2016 and held multiple world titles at middleweight and light heavyweight. Currently, he has retired from his professional career.

Bernard Hopkins Early Life

Bernard Hopkins was born as Bernard Humphrey Hopkins Jr. and his nickname is The Executioner. He was born on January 15, 1965. His place of birth was Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He is an American by his nationality. His ethnicity is black. His birth sign is Capricorn. He was born to Bernard Hopkins Sr. and Shirley. It seems like he is a single child of his parents. Until now, there is no info about his siblings.

Bernard Hopkins entered into the crime world in his early life. By the age of thirteen, he started mugging people. At seventeen, he was sentenced to Jail. He was released from Jail after 6 years of imprisonment. After that, he chose boxing as his career and accepted Islam.

Professional Career of Bernard Hopkins

Bernard Hopkins entered into the crime world in his early life. By the age of thirteen, he started mugging people. At seventeen, he was sentenced to Jail. He was released from Jail after 6 years of imprisonment. After that, he chose boxing as his career and accepted Islam. 

In 1988, as a light heavyweight boxer, he was defeated by Clinton Mitchell. After taking a proper training, he won his first middleweight fighting by defeating Greg Paige. His trainer and coaches played a great role in his success. Bouie Fisher coached him from 1989 to 2002 and Naazim Richardson trained him. His last fight was held on December 17, 2016, and he was knocked out from the ring by Joe Smith Jr. in the 8th Round and failed to make it back in the ring. Now his fans never see him in the ring. Numerous awards and rewards have honored him.

Personal Life of Bernard Hopkins

Bernard Hopkins life is as perfect as his career. He married Jeanette Hopkins in 1993. It is about 24 years of their married relationship and they are strongly going well. They have shared strong love and affection with each other. They will less likely go for divorce in the future. They together have a daughter named Latrice Hopkins.

Bernard Hopkins is conscious about his daily diet. His nutritious diet makes him healthy and fit. His regular foods are scrambled egg whites, vegetables, a dry pancake (without sugar), Chicken/fish, buffalo meat, vegetables, salad, without sugar, rice, pasta, bread etc.

Bernard Hopkins has the busiest schedule but he equally gives importance to his family. He has maintained a perfect balance between his professional and personal life. He has been a part of controversy throughout his career. 

Bernard Hopkins has a great personality and physical appearance to endeavor it. He has a standing height of 6 feet and 1 inch, which is around 185.42 cm. He has maintained the pretty amount of bank balance from his career salary. His net worth is around 40 million USD. He used to earn more than a million per winning a fight.

Hopkins had an argument with Calzaghe in the media room set up for Floyd Mayweather Jr. in December 2007.

Net Worth and Endorsements of Bernard Hopkins

Bernard Hopkins, whose full name is Bernard Humphrey Hopkins, has an estimated net worth of $40 million in 2018, collected from his 54 wins, out of 64 total fights. Bernard Hopkins is one of the greatest middleweight champions, winning ‘The Ring’ middleweight championship, followed by the 2011’s WBA and WBC titles.

Apart from his career earnings, he is an investor in Golden Boy Promotions. He is listed in the World's top 10 richest Boxers of all of the time along with Mike Tyson, and Oscar De La Hoya.

 

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