Naoya Inoue

by John Max 01 Oct,2020
Naoya Inoue
Personal Info
  • Famous Name
  • Birth Name Naoya Inoue
  • Birth Place Zama, Kanagawa, Japan
  • Famous Name Naoya Inoue
  • Father Shingo Inoue
  • Mother Miho Inoue
  • Nationality Japanese
  • Ethnicity South Asian
  • Profession Boxer
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Children Two

Naoya Inoue is a Japanese professional boxer who is a three-weight world champion and currently holds a unified bantamweight world champion, the WBA (Super), IBF, and Ring magazine titles since 2019. Previously, h held the WBO junior-bantamweight title from 2014-2018 and the WBC light-flyweight title in 2014.

Zama, Kanagawa native, Naoya Inoue was born on 10th April 1993, under the star sign. The twenty-seven years old holds a Japanese nationality and is of South Asian ethnic background.

How Much Is Naoya Inoue's Net Worth In 2020?

Reportedly, Naoya won millions of dollars in a career-defining battle against Nonito Donaire In November 2017. But there are no exact financial details. 

An undefeated, Inoue has won 19 fights in total with various titles such as WBC light-flyweight champion (108 lbs), WBO junior-bantamweight champion (115 lbs), IBF Bantamweight champion (118 lbs), and WBA (Super) Bantamweight champion. 

According to the source, the pay at the higher end of the salary range for boxers can be significant. The factors that increase pay consist of fight card popularity the fighter's rank and the likely fight attendance. For example, two popular boxers fighting for a championship title can earn over $3 million for the bout, according to “Yahoo Sports.” Many champion boxers only fight once or twice a year.

As of 2020, Naoya's net worth is under review. 

Is Naoya Inoue Married?

Naoya Inoue is married to his long-time girlfriend who had been dating for around 7 years. The couple tied the knot on 1st December 2015. The happy couple, who got together back in high school, got their marriage registered at the Kanagawa City Hall.

Naoya Inoue's son and a daughter SOURCE: Instagram @naoyainoue_410

In 2017, Inoue's wife had has the couple's first child, a little boy. Similarly, their second child, a baby girl was born on 9th December 2019.

Early Years

Naoya Inoue was born to Shingo Inoue and Miho Inoue. His father started training in boxing at 23 or 24 years old when Naoya was a baby. Shingo loved boxing but could never dedicate himself to the sport because of other obligations. He owned a painting company and had to help with the family business, so he was a young father who worked full time while he trained in boxing.”

Shingo eventually gave up on his dreams of boxing but noticed that 5-year-old Naoya had taken an interest in the sport he was obsessed with. From the very beginning, Shingo was very strict on Naoya in the gym. Hence, Naoya credits his father as his only boxing hero. 


Naoya Inoue made his professional career debut on 2nd October 2012. In his 4th fight, he won the Japanese light-flyweight title. In the following match, he won the vacant OPBF light-flyweight title against Jerson Mancio. Further, he won WBC light-flyweight title against Adrian Hernandez. 

On 30th December 2014, Inoue won the WBO junior-bantamweight title and retained the title in the 7 following match until 2018. On 25th May 2018, he won the WBA bantamweight title. In the next match on 18th May 2019 against Emmanuel Rodriguez, he Won IBF and vacant The Ring bantamweight titles; in World Boxing Super Series: bantamweight semi-final. On 7th November 2019, he retained IBF and The Ring bantamweight titles;
Won WBA (Super) bantamweight title; at World Boxing Super Series: bantamweight final against Nonito Donaire.

He is scheduled to face Jason Moloney on 31st October 2020.

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