Shane Andre Mosley is a famous Professional boxer who is known with his name ‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley. He started competing as a boxer in the year 1993 and continued to do so till the year 2016. He has been four times world champion in the three weight classes. He was also the champion in the light middleweight and welterweight two times.
In the year 1998, he was named as the fighter of the year, and the international boxing hall of fame gave him the same honor in the year 2000. In the year 2000 to the year 2001, he was named as world’s best active boxer by the magazine, the Ring. If you want to check out more about life and net worth of Shane Mosley in 2018, then you can continue to read on ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 7th September in the year 1971 in Lynwood in California. He spent his childhood in Pomona in California. He also had two sisters named Cerena and Venus who were older than him. He became interested in boxing when he saw his father in the street fights. His father trained him since the age of eight years old. He got inspiration from his father, and that’s why he was always interested in playing boxing. He won many titles during his amateur career.
He has been married for one time and had four children. In the year 2002, he got married to Jin Sheehan. Both of them had three children, and they got divorced in the year 2010. He had a son named Shane Mosley Jr. from his earlier relationship. His son is also a professional boxer who made his debut in the year 2014.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He chose boxing as his career during early age and won many amateur titles. In the year 1993, he made his professional boxing debut in Hollywood Palladium, California. He fought with Greg Puente at that time and knocked out him in the fifth round. He fought six fights in the same year and then he fought nine times in the next year when he won all the fights. In the year 1997, he started fighting for the lightweight title when he fought against Philip Holiday, Gomez, Demetrio Ceballos, Leija Johnson, and many more fighters.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Shane Mosley is around $13 million which he has earned by his boxing. He is a title holder and IBF lightweight champion. He has played boxing for a long time with what he accumulated huge wealth in his bank account.
During the welterweight championship, he fought against De La Hoya, Diaz Taylor, Stone, Forrest I, II. He also played for the title, light middleweight and he has been able to win a lot of titles in his career. Shane Mosley is an inspiration for most of the young boxers, but he got retired in the year 2016. He is living with his family happily now after having such a successful career.