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Jean-Thenistor Pascal was born on the 28th October 1982 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and is a Haitian-Canadian professional boxer, who has won the WBC light-heavyweight title, The Ring light-heavyweight championship, and the Lineal light-heavyweight championship. Pascal also won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester in 2002. His pro career started in 2005.
Have you ever wondered how rich Jean Pascal is as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Jean Pascal’s net worth is as high as $4 million, an amount earned through his successful career in professional boxing.
Jean Pascal Net Worth $4 Million
Jean Pascal grew up in Quebec, Canada after he left Haiti with his mother and older brother while his father stayed in Haiti. Pascal initially played hockey and soccer, but in 1996, he started to work out in a local boxing gym called Club Champions St-Michel. Jean’s brother Nicholson Poulard became the Quebec Boxing Champion in 1996, and that inspired him to turn to the sport.
Pascal won the Light-middleweight title at Jeux de la Francophonie in Ottawa in 2001, and then the golden medal at Commonwealth Games in 2002. He also represented Canada at the Pan American Games, winning the bronze in middleweight in Santo Domingo in 2003. In 2005, Pascal made his professional debut, and after nine wins he won the Canada National and Quebec Boxing Council (CQB) super-middleweight titles against Martin Desjardins. A year after, Pascal won the Trans America Boxing (TAB) title in a fight against Darnell Boone. In September 2006, Jean defeated Lucas Green Arias for the WBC Latino title at the Montreal Casino.
Pascal didn’t stop there, and he fought Jermain Mackey for the NABO super-middleweight title, which he successfully defended against Lafarrell Bunteng in March 2007. Christian Cruz and Brian Norman tried to take the belt out of Pascal’s hands, but the Canadian defended the title on both occasions, retaining the NABO/NABF/NABA super middleweight titles in the process. In December 2008, Pascal challenged the also unbeaten Carl Froch for the vacant WBC super-middleweight title, which Froch won by decision. Pascal later won the WBO Inter-Continental super middleweight title against Pablo Daniel Zamora Nievas in 2009, thanks to a knockout in the fifth round.
Pascal then moved up to the light-heavyweight division and challenged the undefeated champion Adrian Diaconu for the WBC light-heavyweight title. Jean won by a unanimous decision, which only increased further his net worth. He defended the belt against the Italian veteran Silvio Branco, and then won over Diaconu in a rematch in December 2009. In June 2010, Pascal became the first ever Canadian boxer to receive a million dollars for a boxing match in Canada, when he fought against Chad Dawson and won $1,050,000, and later $1,500,000 for fighting Bernard Hopkins. The win over Dawson secured him both Lineal & The Ring light-heavyweight titles, while the match against the 45-year-old Hopkins finished as a draw.
The HBO World Championship Boxing broadcast the re-match against Hopkins from the Bell Centre in Montreal in May 2011, and the veteran won by decision. In January 2014, Pascal fought Lucian Bute for the NABF light heavyweight title and won the match by unanimous decision. Sergey Kovalev was Pascal’s next opponent in March 2015, and the Russian won by a knockout in the eighth round, winning the WBA, IBF, and WBO light-heavyweight titles. Most recently, Pascal had an opportunity to take the titles back in a re-match against Kovalev, but Sergey dominated the match and landed 162 punches compared to only 30 by Pascal. Jean’s coach Freddie Roach was forced to stop the fight, and the Russian won with an RTD.
Regarding his personal life, Jean Pascal’s most intimate details such as marital status and the number of children are unknown, although he has been linked romantically with singer Jamelia. Otherwise, he successfully manages stay out of the public eye. It is known that he lives in Laval, Quebec, Canada.