Kimbo Slice popularly known as Kevin Ferguson was professionally a boxer, wrestler, martial artist as well as an actor. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Kimbo Slice in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Born in the year 1974 in the Bahamas, Kimbo Slice shifted to Florida when he was a child. He was born to Rosemary Clarke and had two siblings. Since a small age, Kimbo Slice was engaged in fighting as when he was just 13 years old; he fought in his ‘Bel-Air Elementary School’ only to defend one of the classmates.
He completed his middle schooling from ‘Richmond Heights Middle School’ and high schooling from ‘Miami Palmetto High School’. He went to Bethune-Cookman University along with the University of Miami for his higher college studies. In the year 1992, a massive hurricane hit his town, and he lost his home.
Kimbo Slice stayed in a live-in relationship with Antionette Ray who was his girlfriend for many years. Together they had six children, i.e., he was a single father of three sons and three daughters. However, it was disclosed that he got engaged to his girlfriend before his death.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Kimbo Slice started his career as a bouncer in a club and later as a bodyguard and limousine driver of the famous Reality Kings. In his career as a boxer, he had a dangerous fight against Big D and won leaving his opponent’s eye with a large cut which made him popular in front of everyone.
By the year 2005, he started shifting towards martial arts. He had regular fights with many and won a few of them. When the time came to fight against Frank, he accepted the challenge even though he knew that Frank was very dangerous and at the end, Slice lost. He made his mind to enter Ultimate Fighting Championship which was possible only if he entered The Ultimate Fighter TV Show and hence started preparing for it.
By the year 2015, it was announced that Kimbo would be seen again as he got engaged in a multi-fight deal and his first fight was with Ken Shamrock. He won the fight, but almost everyone considered the match to be fixed due to Shamrock’s mistakes which he never made. In the year 2016, he faced more fighters and again made his career in this field. He was very determined to become a professional boxer and had crazy dreams which he wanted to come true. From the year 2011, he had a fight against many fighters nationally as well as internationally.
He had also appeared in a few movies but didn’t receive any award or nomination.
Net Worth & Earnings
Kimbo died in the year 2016 on 6th June and had a net worth of $500 thousand. He had been into the career of boxing, acting, artist as well as a writer. He died due to a heart attack but is still remembered, and his worth still is not lost. He added to his net worth through boxing, martial arts as well as films.
Kimbo was a man of passion and determination. His hard work showed his success in life, but now he is no more. Two years back, he left his newly engaged wife and us. He had six children who will not have their father’s love now. He was a very lovable person who died due to heart attack and liver malfunctioning. He is still remembered in the field of boxing due to his high skills, respect, and fame. We love you Kimbo and hope that you rest in peace. We wish good luck to his family.
We miss you Kimbo Slice.