Katie Taylor

by John Max 06 May,2021
Katie Taylor
Personal Info
  • Famous Name Katie Taylor
  • Country Ireland IE
Facts
  • Birth Name Katie Taylor
  • Birth Place Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland
  • Famous Name Katie Taylor
  • Father Peter Taylor
  • Mother Bridget Taylor
  • Net Worth $3 Million
  • Nationality Irish
  • Profession Boxer

Katie Taylor is an Irish professional footballer turned boxer. A two-weight world champion, she is the undisputed lightweight champion who has held the WBA title since 2017, the IBF 2018-present, and the WBC, WBO, and Ring magazine titles since 2019. She is named one of only eight boxers in history to hold all four major world titles in boxing. 

Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland native, Katie Taylor was born on 2nd July 1986, under the star sign Cancer. Her mother, Bridget is Irish who is one of the earliest female boxing referees and judges in Ireland. Whereas, her father, Peter Taylor is a British-born-Irish senior light heavyweight champion boxer in 1986 who eventually coached Katie. Further, she has an elder sister, Sarah, and two elder brothers: Lee and Peter. 

How Much Is Katie Taylor's Net Worth In 2021? Purse Money

Regarded as one of the highest-paid female boxers in the world, Katie Taylor earns seven-figure sums for most of her fights. Besides, she has various sponsorship deals that come with being boxing's lightweight queen.

As per 2019 reports, her net worth is reported over €1.5 million. Since then, she has various prominent fights which has earned her much more.

Some of her high pursed fights are: against Delfine Persoon in 2018 (€350,000), Christina Linardatou in 2019 (€350,000), Delfine Persoon (€1.2 million), Miriam Gutierrez in 2020 (€1.5 million), and Natasha Jonas (€1.2 million).

As of 2021, her net worth is approximately over $3 million. 

Is Katie Taylor Dating?

"A Career Oriented Person" that's what Katie Taylor calls herself. There is less to no information about her personal life in the media neither past nor present. In 2019 with The Irish Mirror she cleared that she is focused on her boxing career rather than having a boyfriend.

Katie Taylor with her nephews SOURCE: Instagram @katie_t86

 She said,  “I’m not [seeing anyone] at the moment, I really genuinely haven’t got the time. I’m just out in America training hard at the moment but who knows what could happen in the future.” 

Career

On 26th November 2016, Katie Taylor made her professional debut against Karina Kopinska at the SSE Arena, London, England. Following three fights, she won her career's first title, WBA female Inter-Continental lightweight title against Nina Meinke on 29th April 2017. 

On 28th October 2017, she won the vacant WBA female lightweight title against Anasji Ester Sanchez. On 28th April 2018, in a bout against Jessica McCaskill, she retained BA female lightweight title for the third time as well as won IBF female lightweight title. What's more, she defended both the title in the following three fights against Kimberly Connor, Cindy Serrano, and Eva Wahlstrom. 

Highlights

On 15th March 2019, Katie faced Rose Volante at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, where he won WBO female lightweight titles along with retaining WBA and IBF female lightweight titles. In her next fight against Delfine Persoon, she won  WBC and inaugural The Ring female lightweight titles and also carried  WBA, IBF, and WBO female lightweight titles with her. 

What's more, she won WBO female junior-welterweight title against Christina Linardatou on 22nd August 2020. Since, she has retained all five titles (WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring female lightweight titles) three more times against Delfine Persoon, Miriam Gutierrez, and Natasha Jonas.     

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