Pernell Whitaker is a retired professional boxer and is now a professional boxing trainer with the net worth of $5 million. Pernell Whitaker has earned his net worth through his years in the boxing profession and has earned himself the titles of IBF Light Welter weight Champion, WBC, WBA, and IBF Lightweight Champion, WBA Light Middleweight Champion, WBC Welterweight Champion and NABF Lightweight Champion, and was named Fighter of the Year in 1989 by Ring Magazine, and BWAA Fighter of the Year in 1989 and 1993. He won an Olympic Gold Medal in 1984. Whitaker is best known for his defensive skills and began his boxing career at the early age of nine, and during his amateur years was known as "Sweet Pete," which was later changed to "Sweet Pea." After retiring from boxing, Whitaker has become a professional boxing trainer and has trained boxers like Dorin Spivey, Joel Julio, Calvin Brock, and is the head trainer for Zab Judah. Pernell (Sweet Pea) Whitaker was born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1964, he was married to Rovanda Whitaker which resulted in a divorce. They have four children, Pernell Jr, Devon, Dominique, and Dantavious. Pernell Whitaker has won 40 out of 46 professional fights and 17 of them were wins by KO. In his amateur career he has won 201 out of 214, with 91 by KO's.