Evander Holyfield
Evander Holyfield

Evander Holyfield is a famous former professional boxer who has competed from the year 1984 to the year 2011. He has won undisputed champion during the 1980s, and then he won heavyweight during the 1990s. He is the only boxer who has won the undisputed championship in total of two weight categories.

Quick Biography

He was born on 19th October 1962 in Atmore in Alabama, and he has eight siblings. He has also lived in Atlanta with his family. He is the boxer who has represented the US during PAN AMERICAN GAMES 1983. If you are interested to know more about the life of Evander Holyfield, then you can continue reading ahead.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Evander Holyfield
Age: 59 years old
Birth Date: 19th October 1962
Birth Place: Atmore, Alabama (United States)
Nationality: American
Religion: Christian
Parents: Isom Coley
Spouse: Candi Calvana Smith (m. 2003–2012), Janice Itson (m. 1996–2000), Paulette Bowen (m. 1985–1991)
Children: Elijah Esaias Holyfield, Evander Holyfield Jr, Evette Ashley Holyfield, Ewin Ezekiel Holyfield, Eli Ethan Holyfield, Ebonne Holyfield, Elijah Jedidiah Holyfield, Eleazar Evan Holyfield, Emani Holyfield, Eden Eloise Holyfield, Eve Elizabeth Holyfield
Height: 1.89 m
Weight: 102 kg
Profession: Professional boxer
Net Worth in 2021: $600 thousand

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Evander Holyfield is 59 years old. He has a height of 1.89 m and weighs 102 kg. He has kept himself well-maintained even after leaving the boxing profession.

Education, School/College University

There is no information about his school and college.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

He is the son of Isom Coley, but Evander hasn’t revealed much information about his childhood. He belongs to Black ethnicity and American nationality.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

He doesn’t like to reveal anything about his private life, but it is true that he isn’t married. He is possibly to single right now and has dated Ia Brown and Sandy Bryant. In the year 1985, he got married to Paulette Brown, but they got divorced in 1991. Later on, he got married to Dr. Janice Itson in the year 1996 and got divorced from him in the year 2000. He got married to Candi  Calvana Smith in the year 2003 but got separated.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Divorced
When did he get married? (married date): 17 May 1985
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Evander Holyfield Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Candi Calvana Smith, Janice Itson, Paulette Bowen
Kids: Elijah Esaias Holyfield, Evander Holyfield Jr, Evette Ashley Holyfield, Ewin Ezekiel Holyfield, Eli Ethan Holyfield, Ebonne Holyfield, Elijah Jedidiah Holyfield, Eleazar Evan Holyfield, Emani Holyfield, Eden Eloise Holyfield, Eve Elizabeth Holyfield

Professional Life and Career

At the age of 20, he represented the United States in PAN AMERICAN GAMES 1983 in Caracas. He won a silver medal but lost Pablo Romero. Next year, he became National Golden Gloves Champion and also won a bronze medal in SUMMER OLYMPICS GAMES 1984. He started professional boxing with light heavyweight during 1984.

In the year 1985, he has won six decisions from Eric Winbush in New Jersey. Tyrone Booze and Holyfield both moved to cruiserweight on 20th July in the year 1985. In the year 1985, he won a fight from Anthony Davis in the fourth round. The year 1998 was also quite productive for Evander Holyfield.

He announced that he would move to the World heavyweight championship, which is held by Tyson. On 16th July, his first heavyweight fight took place. In the year 1990, he had promised a title shot during a fight against Tyson. On 25th October, in the year 1990, he met Douglas in the fight. This was the time when Holyfield became an undisputed champion.

He was criticized many times for his comebacks, but he was really adamant about his game against Donald and Toney. He won the match against Jeremy Bates on 18th August in the year 2006. In the year 2007, he won the match Lou Savarese and Vinny Madalone. He left playing boxing in the year 2011.

Awards & Nominations

Evander Holyfield has won several titles in his career due to which he has become one of the greatest boxers of his time. He has fought 57 fights, among which he has won 44 of them. He has only lost ten fights in these matches. He has won 29 fights by knockout, and then by decision, he won 14 fights. There are many more awards he has won in his career in boxing.

Evander Holyfield Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021

Evander Holyfield Net Worth
Evander Holyfield Net Worth

As of November 2021, The net worth of Evander Holyfield is around $600 thousand because he has declared bankruptcy in the year 2008. Earlier, he had a net worth of $200 million as he was the undisputed champion in cruiserweight and heavyweight.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Evander Holyfield has also appeared in CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER show in Elstree during the weekend. He made several embarrassing gay slurs and outrageous comments.  He was evicted from 109 room and mansion of Atlanta in the year 2008 when he failed to make mortgage payments. He was also taken in the court because he didn’t pay 305K euros for backdated child support for her daughter Emani.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

EVANDER HOLYFIELD Twitter account has around 280K followers. He might not be using other social accounts, and there is no information about it.

He has eight children with six different women. He has married three times in his life and is single at present. In his personal life, he had to see several ups and downs, but in professional life, he did his best always. He is an amazing person as he also funds various programmers under the Holyfield foundation to help children who are underprivileged. He is an inspiration for the young boxers who want to do their best in this field.


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