Riddick Lamont Bowe is a renowned American retired professional boxer who was able to compete from the year 1989 to the year 1996 and also from the year 2004 to the year 2008. He was able to reign as the undisputed Heavyweight Champion in the year 1992 and went on to become an amateur when he won the silver medal in the super heavyweight division at 1988 Summer Olympics. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Riddick Bowe in the year 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Riddick Bowe was born in the year 1967 on August 10th, and his mother was known as Dorothy Bowe, and he was the thirteenth child. He grew and was raised in Brownsville section of the Brooklyn. The brother by the name Henry died of the AIDS virus. His own sister by the name Brenda got to be stabbed to death by the drug addict during an attempted robbery.
Riddick has been married to a lady by the name Judy in the year 1988. The couple has been blessed with five children. He has been highly involved in the criminal case where he allegedly went on and kidnapped his wife as well as children. Also, he was able to stab his wife during this kidnapping process. Later on, in the year 2000, he was able to marry Terri Blankey but again, he got to be accused of domestic violence in 2001.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Riddick began his career in the year 1985, and during this time, he was playing for New York Golden Gloves Champions. He was the winner of competition till the year 1988. In the year 1988, he became a silver medalist in Super Heavyweight of Summer Olympics Games that got to be held in Seoul. In the year 1989, he went on and joined with Lionel Butler. He has been able to win numerous championships and got knocked out on others.
After he retired, he went and joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve. He said that his decision to join the military was to ensure that he made his mother very proud of him. He would later quit as a result of intensive training. The second season of his career started in the year 2004 with a very low key return. He went on and worked until the year 2008 and later on he went inactive after this.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Riddick Bowe is estimated to be over $50 thousand. This wealth has been generated from his career as a professional boxer. He was worth more than this before he retired, but as a result of the various cases that he faced in court, his wealth decreased in a very fast manner.
Despite his wealth not reviving in the later years, he has been cited among the best heavyweight boxers of all time. His excellent skills when it comes to boxing has never been in doubt. He got to be accused by his wives of domestic abuse which led to their divorce.