Josh Kelly

by MKhanal 16 Feb,2021
Josh Kelly
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Personal Info
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  • Birth Name Joshua Kelly
  • Birth Place Sunderland
  • Famous Name Pretty Boy
  • Father Paul Kelly
  • Nationality British
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession Boxer
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Remy Kelly
  • Children Roman Paul and Joshia Jr.

Josh Kelly is a rising British professional boxer. He is the bronze medal winner of the 2015 European Games held at Baku for the Welterweight division. Josh is the current titleholder of the WBA International welterweight title since March 2018. Also, He is the commonwealth welterweight titleholder since June 2018. 

Josh Kelly was born Joshua Kelly on March 7, 1994, in Sunderland, England to his mother and father named Paul Kelly. There is no record of his education and academic qualification. He has an orthodox stance in the game. He goes by the nickname of Pretty Boy. Josh stands five feet and ten inches tall and weighs 64 kgs. 

How Rich is Josh Kelly? Know About His Net Worth, Earnings, and Sponsorships

Josh must be earning a reasonable amount through his career in boxing. He has been fighting at the professional level since 2017 and holds several titles to his name. However, Kelly is yet to share his earnings and net worth.

Josh with his Commonwealth Title SOURCE: Boxing Scene

The average earnings of a professional boxer currently working in Britain is more than $50,000. Fighters also earn a reasonable sum through several other income sources like Sponsors, Pay-per-view, endorsement deals, salary, etc. Josh must be receiving adequate compensation from the government as he played for several international tournaments representing the country. 

Josh Kelly's Married Life and Wife

Josh Kelly is a married man living a happy married life along with his wife. Josh tied his wedding knot with his longtime girlfriend, Remy Kelly in August 2019 in front of their family and some close friends. They had been dating each other since 2016 and got engaged in December 2016.

Josh Kelly with his wife and child

In July 2018, Josh and Kelly opened about expecting a baby through their Instagram post. In November 2018, the family of two extended to three after welcoming their first child, Joshua Jr. In May 2020, they had another baby, Roman Paul. The family of four is living a happy life. Josh spends most of his free time with his children, and Remy remains at home looking after their children. 

Career

Kelly started his professional career in 2017 but played in several amateur tournaments. He was part of the 2015 European Games and 2016 Summer Olympics. In the 2015 European games, Josh won the bronze medal in the welterweight division. The British boxer made his professional debut against Jay Byrne at the Glasgow. 

In 2018, Josh got his first shot at the title match of vacant WBA International welterweight title. In the very next game, Kelly retained his title and won another title of Commonwealth Welterweight. Since then, he has defended his WBA International welterweight title twice against Kris George and Przemyslaw Runowski

In June 2019, Josh retained his WBA title against Ray Robinson when the match ended in a draw. He is set to face David Avanesyan for the European welterweight title on February 20, 2021

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