For the people who are fan of boxing Vinny Pazienza popularly known as Vinny Paz by his fans is a name well known to them. Vinny is a skilled American retired boxer who well celebrated and is a lightweight and middleweight titleholder in boxing. Today let us learn more about the career, biography and net worth of Vinny Pazienza in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Vinny was born in December 1962 Rhode Island in the United States of America and his birth name was Vincenzo Edward Pazienza and was nicknamed as Pazmanian Devil. His parents were Angelo Pazienza, and Louise Pazienza and his sister were called Doreen Pazienza. Vinnie’s birth sign is Sagittarius.
Vinny became famous in boxing after defeating many boxers in the year 1980, and he also continued to win other world trophies. It was so unfortunate that Vinny had an accident and his spinal was injured that disrupted his success strip for he had to seek medication and give himself time to recover.
Vinny Pazienza married in the 1990s, and his wife was a penthouse model. He changed his name to in early 2000 from Vinny Pazienza to Vinny Paz to aid his acting career. He builds his status as a non-professional fighter before making a professional entrance in the year 1987.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Vinny became known in boxing in the 1980s after conquered other players like Harry Arroyo, Melvin Paul Nelson Balanos, and others. He attained his first world title in International Boxing Federation in 1987 after overpowering Greg Haugen. In 1988 and 1990, Vinny lost the Welterweight category against his competitors.
Vinny did not lose heart, in 1992 he joined Junior Middleweight category and defeated his opponent Ron Amundsen, becoming the United States Boxing Association winner in his initial match. After beating Gilbert Dele, he became the second middleweight and junior lightweight winner in boxing history. He overthrew Bret Lally and Honeyghan technical knockout rounds and won the International Boxing Council super-middleweight title.
In 1996 he defeated Dana Rosenblatt and received World Boxing Union middleweight championship. Vinny retired in the boxing field in the year 2004 after beating Tocker Pudwill.
Net Worth & Earnings:
In boxing sport, Vinny has received five United Boxing Association titles which boosted his earnings in a big way. He also appeared in a television talk show and also performed a movie titled Good Life. All those were channels which increased his earnings. After all the avenue of his earnings is added up Vinny Pazienza net worth is estimated to be more than $1.5 million. In 2011, Vinny’s net worth was much higher about $6 million but he went broke due to his bad habits of Gambling in the Casinos and the Stock Market. Supposedly, he blew $1 million in the stock market and more than $5 million in gambling.
Vinny Pazienza had an accident that broke his neck. The doctors came up with a determination that he will never walk again let alone participating in boxing. After months of continued medication and therapy, Vinny amazed his fans when he resumed boxing and won against his competitor Luis Santana
Despite reigning in boxing field, Vinny is a well for taking alcohol, having domestic violence and evil conducts which have tainted his personality.