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Kevin Ferguson is a Nassau, Bahamas-born American boxer who is best known for being an underground boxer in “mutual combat street fights” which became popular on the internet. This Afro-American boxer, born on 8 February 1974 is currently under contract with “Bellator MMA”, and is better known by his ring name “Kimbo Slice”. As he left underground boxing in 2007, he has been prominent as a professional boxer, along with being a mixed martial artist as well as an occasional actor.
An internet sensation and a talented boxer, how rich is Kimbo Slice? Currently, Kimbo’s net worth has been estimated to be a decent amount of $500,000. Most of his wealth has been amassed from his boxing career, he also earned a lot from his work as an unsanctioned street fighter which made him popular initially, as well as his acting career. Kimbo Slice owns a home in Coral Springs, Florida.
Kimbo Slice Net Worth $500,000
Raised solely by his mother in Cutler Ridge, Florida, Kimbo attended Miami Palmetto High School where he showed his football skills as he played as a middle linebacker. He attended Bethune-Cookman University as well as the University of Miami on an athletic scholarship, and where he studied criminal justice for some years, but dropped-out as his football career did not turn out to be successful, and he shifted his focus away from football and worked in various other places before becoming an underground boxer and going viral in 2003 on “youTube”. This popularity surely added to Kimbo’s net worth while also providing him a platform on which to start boxing professionally.
After years of under-ground fighting, Kimbo started his professional career in 2007 as he signed to EliteXC. As he debuted in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, he went on to defeat the famous Houston Alexander in the Heavyweights finale. Meanwhile, while he was making a stable place for himself in professional boxing, Kimbo also started working in movies like “The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption”, “Blood and Bone”, “Locked Down” and more. His occasional involvement in movies has also been adding to Kimbo’s net worth.
A mixed martial arts enthusiast, Kimbo has also starred in many martial arts exhibitions and games where he has played against big names like Ken Shamrock, Matt Mitrione, Tank Abott and others. Currently, this professional boxer is under a contract with Bellator MMA which has been giving Kimbo’s professional mix martial arts career a lift in the present scenario.
Peeking into his personal life, Kimbo Slice is presently engaged to his long-time girlfriend “antionette Ray. The forty-one year-old star is also the father of three girls and three boys. As he has been raising all of his children by himself with a little help from his fiancée, his current net worth of $500,000 seems to be rendering all his family desires in his Florida home where they currently reside.