Nicola Adams

Roy 17 Sep,2018

Facts of Nicola Adams

Birth Name
Nicola Adams
Innocent Adams
Denver Adams


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$2 million

Nicola Adams is a British professional boxer who is the reigning Olympic, World and European Games champion at flyweight as of 2016. She is also the first woman to win an Olympic boxing title which she achieved in 2012.


Nicola is an openly LGBT person and is also the first openly LGBT person to win an Olympic boxing Gold medal. She is bisexual and was named the most influential person for LGBT in Britain by the Independent in 2012.

Nicola Adams Early Life

Nicola Adams was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire on 26 October 1982 to mother Denver Adams and father Innocent Adams. She attended the Agnes Stewart Church of England High School and later joined Hopwood Hall College in Rochdale to further her education. She started boxing at a young age and her first bout was at the age of 13.

Nicola Adams Career

Nicola Adams became the first woman boxer to represent England in 2001 where she was picked to fight against an Irish boxer. Her first championship was English amateur championship which she won in 2003 for the first time. She defended the title for the next 3 championships.

Nicola became the first English female to win a medal in a major tournament when she won Silver in the bantamweight division at the European Championship back in 2007. Her next international win was another silver at the world championships in Ningbo, China, in 2008. In 2009, she remained away from her career as a boxer due to a back injury but returned a year later to take silver again.

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In 2010, Nicola Adams won her first GB Amateur Boxing Championship and the following year, she won Gold at the European Union Amateur Boxing. One of her career highlights to date remains her 2012 Summer Olympics. She defeated the Indian boxer Mary Kom in the semifinals and won against the Chinese boxer who held the world number one title, Ren Cancan in the final.

With Nicola's victory over Ren, she became the first woman to win a boxing Gold medal. In 2016, Nicola once more won the finals and defended her Olympic title. She was named Number One in the DIVA Power List of the UK's most eminent lesbian and bisexual women in 2016.

On January 23, 2017, she was confirmed to have turned professional being signed by promoter Frank Warren.

Nicola Adams Personal Life

Nicola Adams started dating the female American boxer Marlen Esparza in 2016. The two had known each other for years but had only seen each other as rivals. Nicola and Marlen got engaged in December of 2016. However, due to issues in their relationship, Nicola called off the wedding.

There are no new updates on Nicola's love affairs. She is not gay but rather a bisexual which means that she could be in a relationship with a man and have a boyfriend. But, there is no news of her having a new partner in the wiki.

Nicola Adams Net Worth

Nicol Adams' net worth is estimated to be around $2 million. As a budding talent in boxing and someone who has gone professional recently, she has made a good earning as a boxer. However, details of how much she is making have not been disclosed which includes her salary as a pro boxer as well. Her financial income also includes her sponsors from companies such as Nike, Puma, and Addidas.


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