Shakur Stevenson is a professional young American boxer best known for his title winnings of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games for Team USA as a flyweight and AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships. Kicking off his career since the young age, he summoned the support from his family and worked on his passion for the glory that took him to the height of fame.
Also, Shakur Stevenson grabbed a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics at Rio, Brazil.
Career And Net Worth
Shakur Stevenson started boxing since his age of five under his grandfather, Wali Moses's tutelage. He left all other sports and gave full-time in boxing that led his first success with winning a competition when he was eight years old. Shakura, who has a record of 23-0 on the international level as a junior fighter, scored the most significant victory of his career vs. Christopher Diaz on 20 April 2019.
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Shakura only had ten fights in his pro-career and fought for the world title through which he grabbed the success as well the height of limelight as a junior boxer.
Shakur Stevenson during his boxing match (Photo: Getty Images)
Shakur fought against Alberto Guevara for the world titles fighter on 13 July 2013. He scored a third-round knockout razing him twice in the second round and then again in the third.
Besides that, he won the silver medal in the 2016 Summer Olympics, under the bantamweight division. Shakura lost to Robeisy Ramírezof Cuba in the gold medal match in Rio, Brazil.
Despite his professional boxing career, he has not revealed his net worth and incomes. However, he might have been relishing the salaries ranging around $35,584 per year.
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Is Shakur Dating?
Shakur Stevenson, age 22, leads a low-key profile when it comes to his personal life. There are not much information regarding his love life and romantical inbounds. He has managed to conceal all his patterns of romances and his possible affairs.
With concealed information about his love life, whether the young boxer has leaned towards the romantic spheres of his life or not remains beyond the mystery. As of now, Shakur Stevenson seems focused on his boxing career rather than his personal life, which probably hints his singlehood life.
Shakur Stevenson was born to his parents; Malikah Stevenson and Shahid Guyton who named him after the famous rapper Tupac Shakur. He grew in a big family with his eight siblings.
He started boxing with his grandfather, Wali Moses when he was five years old and also won a competition at the age of eight. In his family, Shakura's inspiration was his dad who motivated him to "live out the dream" after some "trials and tribulations with the streets."
Born in Newark, New Jersey, the United States in 1997, Shakura Stevenson celebrates his birthday on 28 June. He belongs to Afro-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality.
The body measurements of the young professional boxer include his height of 5 feet and 8 inches tall and a weight of 123 lbs.