Bernard Hopkins Net Worth
Bernard Hopkins Net Worth: Bernard Hopkins is an American professional boxer who has a net worth of $40 million. A middleweight and light heavyweight fighter, Bernard Hopkins has won 51 of his 59 total fights and is a former Undisputed World Middleweight Champion. He defended his World Middleweight title a record setting 20 times. Born Bernard Humphrey Hopkins, Jr. on January 15, 1965, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, he is the boxer to make a name for himself fighting in the middleweight class and to go on competing in the light heavyweight division. Being raised in the heart of the crime scene, young Hopkins ended up in prison at the age of 18. He was accused of nine charges and sentenced to 18 years imprisonment. But while serving his time, Hopkins developed a passion for boxing. After 5 years, Hopkins was released and he immediately turned to boxing leaving the life he had led behind. He replaced the streets with the ring, and he has since participated in 63 bouts that include 53 wins (32 of which via knockout). Nicknamed The Executioner as well as the B-Hop, Bernard was the first to hold the International Boxing Federation's middleweight title and also turned out the winner of the 2011's World Boxing Association and World Boxing Council titles. Meanwhile, he added The Ring middleweight championship to his resume, and thus became a distinct record holder of defending all the four world championship titles from each of the major sanctioning bodies in boxing. Plus, he surpassed the record held by George Foreman as the oldest boxing world champion at the age of 46. In his illustrious career, he has managed to defend his undisputed Middleweight world champ title as many as 20 times. In addition to his achievements in the ring, Hopkins entered the world of business as a minority partner with Golden Boy Promotions.