Pernell Whitaker Net Worth
Pernell Whitaker net worth: Pernell Whitaker was a retired professional boxer and professional boxing trainer who had a net worth of $250 thousand at the time of his death. Pernell Whitaker earned his net worth through his years in boxing profession. During his career he won 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. He 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 became a professional boxing trainer and trained boxers like Dorin Spivey, Joel Julio, Calvin Brock, and was at one time 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 had four children, Pernell Jr, Devon, Dominique, and Dantavious. He also had one other child from a previous relationship. Pernell Whitaker won 40 out of 46 professional fights and 17 of them were wins by KO. In his amateur career he won 201 out of 214, with 91 by KO's.
Tragically, Pernell was killed on July 14, 2019 after being hit by a car.
|Net Worth:||$250 Thousand|
|Date of Birth:||Jan 2, 1964 - Jul 14, 2019 (55 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|