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Pernell Whitaker Net Worth

Pernell Whitaker Net Worth is
$5 Million

Pernell Whitaker Bio/Wiki 2018

Nicknamed “Sweet Pea”, Pernell Whitaker is a retired American professional boxer and is now a professional boxing trainer. He’s an estimated net worth of $5 million that he earned through his professional boxing career. He was the gold medallist in the 1982 World Championships along with the gold medallist in the 1983 Pan American Games as well as the 1984 Olympics. When he turned pro, he became world champion in four different weight divisions. He was named the 1989 Fighter of the Year by Ring Magazine together with his achievements. In 1989 and 1993, he was the BWAA Fighter of the Year.

Pernell Whitaker Net Worth $5 Million

Sweet Pea is a former WBA Light Middleweight Champion, WBC Welterweight Champion, IBF Light Welterweight Champion, WBC, WBA, & IBF Lightweight Champion, and NABF Lightweight Champion. Lightweight Champion is considered as one of the top 5 lightweights ever. Lightweight Champion is a boxer known for his defensive abilities who started his boxing career in age nine. Lightweight Champion was called “Sweet Pete” during his recreational years where he won 201 out of 214 with 91 KO’s.

Whitaker returned to the world of professional boxing as a trainer after retirement. He was ranked at number 10 by Ring Magazine in their listing of The 100 Greatest Fighters of the Last 80 Years in 2002. He was inducted to the International Boxing Hall of Fame in his first year of qualification on December 7, 2006.

Full NamePernell Whitaker
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 2, 1964
Place Of BirthNorfolk, Virginia, United States
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight155 lbs (70.31 kg)
ProfessionProfessional Boxer
ChildrenDantavious, Devon, Dominique, Pernell Whitaker Jr.
ParentsRaymond Whitaker, Novella Whitaker
NicknamesУитакер, Пернелл


Concussed: The American Dream2017DocumentaryHimself
HBO Boxing1990-2011TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Trainer
ESPN Friday Night Fights2001TV SeriesHimself
HBO Boxing After Dark1997TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
The Arsenio Hall Show1993TV SeriesHimself
Tuesday Night Fights1992TV SeriesHimself
ABC's Wide World of Sports1986-1988TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Audience Member
Wide World of Sports1988TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

ESPN Friday Night Fights2011TV SeriesHimself
Bud Greenspan's Reflections2004TV Series documentaryHimself

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