Timothy Ray Bradley was born on 29 August 1983, in Cathedral City, California USA. Timothy is the current boxing champion of the WBO welterweight division, and two-time champion of WBC junior welterweight division. In all, Timothy has had 33 fights and won 31 of them.
So just how rich is professional boxer Timothy Bradley? Timothy’s net worth is estimated to be a total of $7 million, accumulated from his boxing career since 2004 .
Timothy Bradley Net Worth $7 Million
Timothy Bradley`s father started training his son to box from his early childhood. Timothy made his professional debut in the boxing ring in 2004 in a fight against Fernando Martinez. This fight was a successful beginning to his career, and provided a considerable start to Timothy Bradley’s net worth. The number of the fights won reveals that Bradley deserved such a name. He is known as the one who defeated such celebrities as Ruslan Provodnikov, Joel Casamayor, Juan Manuel Marquez, and Manny Pacquiao.
What is interesting is that Timothy Bradley has the nickname “Desert Storm”, which although borrowed from US military operations actually has something to do with the place in Southern California where Timothy spent his childhood. Timothy started his professional career as a light-welterweight. During this period Bradley had a fight with the British fighter Junior Witter in England. It was a good start in Bradley`s career as before going to play to England he only had $11 in his bank account. Later on, Timothy fought against Kendall Holt, and the future light–welterweight champion Lamont Peterson.
Timothy continued his career and was supposed to fight against Luis Abregu at welterweight. The fight was scheduled for many times. On January 2011, the boxer Timothy returned to light – welterweight. He had fights against WBC champion Devon Alexander and Joel Casamayor. After the latter fight Bradley joined Top Rank, a boxing promotion company founded by Bob Arum and Jabir Herbert Muhammad in 1973. Throughout its existence, the company was worked with several world class fighters including Roberto Duran, Larry Holmes, James Toney among others. In 2012 Bradley again returned to welterweight.
The truth is that beating Pacquiao and Provodnikov surprised everybody. Bradley won his fight against Pacquiao on 9 June 2012 for WBO`s welterweight Championship. For this fight Timothy Bradley’s net worth was boosted with $5 million. Ruslan Provodnikov had always seemed to be unbeatable, too. Their fight took place on 16 March 2010 also for the WBO welterweight Championship, and Bradley won almost all of the middle rounds. Although in the last round Ruslan hurt Timothy, Bradley still managed to win the fight. Timothy became noticed, achieved fame and increased his net worth.
On 12 October 2013, Timothy had a fight with Juan Manuel Marquez. Bradley won and added around $4.1 to his net worth. Bradley’s net worth was increased by $6 million after the fight with Manny Pacquiao on 12 April 2014, which is reputed to be the largest amount of money Bradley has earned for one fight.
As regards Bradley`s personal life, he was a dishwasher and a waiter when he was younger. Since 2010 he has been married to Monica Manzo, his friend from high school, and adopting her two children.
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