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Gary Russell Jr – American Boxer | Net Worth, Age, Bio, Wiki, Career, Family, Nationality, Ethnicity, Wife, Kids, Height And Facts


Gary Allen Russell Jr., an American professional boxer, held the WBC featherweight belt from 2015 until 2022. He has held the WBC featherweight title since 2015.

Gary Russell Jr’s Bio, Wiki and Facts

Age: 35 years old
Birth Date: June 05, 1988
Full Name: Gary Allen Russell Jr
Net Worth: $5 million
Salary: $480K Yearly
Birth Place: Washington, D.C., U.S.
Horoscope (Sunshine): Gemini
Height / How tall : 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m)
Ethnicity (Race): Mixed (African-American)
Nationality: American
Profession: Boxer
Father’s Name: Gary Antuanne Russell
Weight: 58 Kg
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Lucky Number: 2
Lucky Stone: Agate
Lucky Color: Yellow
Best Match for Marriage: Leo, Aquarius, Libra
Social Media Accounts:
Facebook Profile/Page: Facebook
Twitter Profile: Twitter
Instagram Profile: Instagram

The Ring magazine and ESPN rank him as the world’s third-best active featherweight, while the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and BoxRec place Gary Russell Jr fourth.

How much is Gary Russell Jr’s Net Worth and Salary as of now?

As of 2024, his estimated net worth is $5 million. He has made a lot of money from his boxing career. Similarly, he does not receive a fixed wage; instead, he earns money by winning matches.

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Although he may earn a large sum of money, like:$480 K yearly. He recently bought a new home.

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Gary Russell Jr.’s Age, Birthdate, Parents, Ethnicity and Education

He was born on June 5, 1988, in Washington, DC, United States. He is the son of Gary Antuanne Russell. Similarly, his parents are from Haiti.

Gary Allen Russell and Gary Anyuanne Russell were both raised in their birthplace. Similarly, both his brothers are boxers. He is of Afro-American heritage and has American nationality.

GaryRussell Jr with her mother, Via; Twitter

There is no information on her schooling, including the school and college he attended.

Famous Boxer Gary Allen Russell, Photo Source: facebook

Gary Russell, Jr.: Professional Life and Career | Boxing

GaryRussell Jr defeated Bulgarian Detelin Stefanov Dalakliev, 25-21, in the opening round of the world championships in Mianyang in November 2005, and Canadian Tyson Cave in December.

Similarly, he defeated 22-9 in the second round and Dec. Jordanian Al Gharaghir Ibrahim 34-13 before losing to German Rustamhodza Rahimov 28-17.

Thus, he earned the bronze medal at the age of 17 (together with Rau’shee Warren) and was awarded the 2005 USA Boxing Athlete of the Year.

Gary Allen Jr
Gary-RussellJr and Miguel Tamayo Fight Match, Photo Via; Facebook

Gary Russell Jr defeated Ali Hallab at the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Chicago, qualifying him for the Olympics.

He was, however, heavily defeated by Russia’s eventual winner, Sergey Vodopyanov, 16-6, and did not medal.

Similarly, he made his HBO debut on Saturday night against Leonilo Miranda, as the co-feature to Andre Berto vs Jan Zaveck at the Beau Rivage Casino in Biloxi.

Similarly, on November 26th, 2011, he was supposed to meet Dat Ngyuen, who had to withdraw due to a knee injury suffered the week before training camp began.

Instead, on November 26, 2011, he stunned Mexico’s Heriberto Ruiz with a 2:12 knockout in the first round at the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Awards and Nominations

In 2005, he won the US Championship and Golden Gloves. Similarly, he became one of only two boxers to win both the US Championship and the National Golden Gloves before turning 17.

Gary Russell Jr’s Personal Life and Dating History

Gary Russell Jr is a married guy. He routinely shares photos with his wife Sapphire Russell. But he prefers to keep personal details private. There is no information on their wedding date or initial meeting.

They welcomed their first child, a daughter called Gianna, on August 1, 2012.

Relationship Facts

  • GaryRussell Jr. is married to his wife.
  • He is the father of one child, Gianna.
  • Gary is not currently having an affair with anyone.
  • His sexual orientation is straightforward.

Body Measurements: Height and Weight

Gary Jr has a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs 58 kilograms.

His hair and eyes are also black.

Social Media Accounts:

Gary is active on social media. He has approximately 4.2k Facebook followers, 37.4k Instagram followers, and 9.3k Twitter followers.



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