Peter Quillin was born on the 22nd June 1983, in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is of part-Cuban ancestry. He is a professional boxer, who rose to fame in 2012 when he won the WBO Middleweight title. His professional career has been active since 2005.
Have you ever wondered how rich Peter Quillin is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Peter Quillin`s net worth is as high as $500,000, an amount he has acquired through his successful career as a professional boxer.
Peter Quillin Net Worth $500,000
Peter is a son of Pedro, a Cuban butcher, and Deborah, a Chicago citizen from Africa; his parents struggled in Chicago, and his mother moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan with Peter and his brothers, after his father was sent to prison for money laundering. In order to avoid the streets, Peter signed for boxing training, and little by little fell in love with the sport, so when he turned 18 he moved to New York to try and become a professional.
Upon arriving to New York, Peter signed with boxing promoter and manager Cedric Kushner; his debut fight came in 2006 against Anthony Hunter, which Peter with a first round TKO. He had seven more bouts that years, all of them he won, defeating such boxers as Antwuan Hedgemond, Tomas Padron, Brad Austin and David Estrada, reaching an 8-0 record.
Peter continued with a perfect score, defeating boxers Troy Lowry, Thomas Brown, Antwun Echols, reaching 18-0 record. After that, his opponents became tougher and tougher, however, most of them didn`t stand a chance against Peter, as he defeated them by TKO or unanimous decision. Some of the boxers he faced included Jesse Brinkley, Jason LeHoullier, and Winky Wright among others. All of these victories increased Peter`s net worth to a large degree.
In 2012, he defeated Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam for the WBO Middleweight title; Peter was named winner after unanimous decision. He defended his title on three occasions, winning against Fernando Guerrero, Gabriel Rosado and Lukas Konecny. He then vacated his WBO title and evaded the fight against Matvey Korobov, accepting a purse which was the highest paid so far in his entire career, which certainly increased his net worth by a large margin.
In 2015 he fought in three matches, recording his first loss – to Daniel Jacobs in first round – and draw as well, with Andy Lee.
Peter is known by the nickname Kid Chocolate, as he resembles deceased Cuban boxer Eligio Sardiñas Montalvo who also had the same nickname.
Regarding his personal life, Peter has been married to Allison since 2013, with whom he has a son.
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