Larry Holmes - Famous Professional Boxer

Larry Holmes Net Worth


What is Larry Holmes’ Net Worth? Larry Holmes is an American retired boxer who has a net worth of $18 million. Throughout his career, Larry Holmes became known for his incredible rate of success, landing him as one of the most accomplished boxers in heavyweight history.

Key facts:

  • Larry Holmes became one of the most accomplished boxers in heavyweight history.
  • He had a successful amateur career with a record of 19-3.
  • Holmes was the WBC Heavyweight Champion from 1978 to 1983, the Ring Heavyweight Champion from 198 to 1985, and the IBF Heavyweight Champion from 1983 to 1985.
  • He recorded 20 title defenses, making him the second most-winning athlete in the sport, behind Joe Louis.
  • Holmes retired in 1986 but made several comebacks, ending his career with a record of 69-6, including 44 victories by knockout.

Basic Information About Larry Holmes

CategoryAthletes β€Ί Boxers
ProfessionsProfessional Boxer, Businessperson, Actor
Net worth$18,000,000
Date of birth1949-11-03 (74 years old)
Place of birthCuthbert
NationalityUnited States of America
Spouse23 December - Diane Robinson (Β 1979 - present)Β (5 children)
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

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Larry Holmes roles

Movie / Series Role
Dirty MovieThe Judge
Mike Tyson MysteriesLarry Holmes 1 episode, 2016
The SimpsonsSelf 1 episode, 2002
Saturday Night LiveSelf (uncredited) unknown episodes
1st & TenSelf 1 episode, 1990
The Dick Cavett ShowSelf - Guest 1 episode, 1974
Late Night with Conan O'BrienSelf - Guest 3 episodes, 1994-1998

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Interesting Facts about Larry Holmes

  1. Pro Record: 67-6 (43 KOs)
  2. World Heavyweight Champion 1979-1985. Larry Holmes won the title June 9, 1978 over Ken Norton Sr.
  3. His title defense against Carl "The Truth" Williams was the last heavyweight boxing championship match to ever be shown on free television in America.
  4. Noted for having one of the the best left jabs in heavyweight boxing.
  5. Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, N.Y. on June 8, 2008.
  6. Lives in Easton, Pennsylvania [July 2007]
  7. A bronze statue of Larry Holmes was recently unveiled in Easton, PA. Known as the Easton Assassin, Holmes remained in his beloved hometown and lives there today. His statue stand between the Delaware River and Larry Holmes Drive.
  8. Holmes was Muhammad Ali's sparring partner for many years. The two remained close friends until the recent passing of The Greatest. To Holmes, Ali was a mentor and friend.
  9. Nelson Mandela kept a photo of Larry Holmes on the wall of his prison cell to honor Holmes for walking away from one of the richest purses ever in boxing in support of the boycott of South Africa.
  10. Friends with Muhammad Ali.

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