James Toney is well-known in boxing as “Lights Out” and “The Dark Emperor.” He was born on August 24, 1968.
Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Toney was born in the Michigan city of Ann Arbor. His father abandoned the family soon after he was born. He grew up in an ethnic neighborhood, in the same colony as Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Buster Mathis Jr., and at the same time. Toney grew up in a rough neighborhood, fought in the streets, and sold crack cocaine. He first joined a boxing gym when he was 11 years old. James was a star American football player before switching to boxing. He slimmed down and began his amateur career.
James Toney’s Height, Weight & Body Measurement
James Toney, who was born on August 24, 1968, is 53 years old as of today, August 14, 2022. His height is 5’10” and his weight is 99 kg.
James Toney’s Profession & Career
He had a brief amateur career of 35 matches, winning 33 (32 knockouts) and losing two. After beginning in 1988, it was here that he met his trainer Bill Miller, who is credited with developing his traditional or orthodox boxing style.
James has competed in the middleweight, super middleweight, cruiserweight, and heavyweight weight classes. He won the IBF and Lineal middleweight titles in the middleweight division. In the same year, he was named Ring Magazine’s Fighter of the Year.
James Toney’s Income And Net Worth
He is currently retired and does not have any source of income. He survives on savings and pensions from the Boxer’s Trustee Fund and the Hall of Fame Fund. His current net worth is $3 million as of August 2022.
James Toney’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
He had a difficult upbringing. His mother raised him on her own after his father abandoned him. But he got mixed up with the wrong crowd and got into trouble with law and order. He took care of his mother and cousins after he became self-sufficient.
According to a celebrity dating website, he had one previous relationship, but nothing was ever confirmed. He is 51 years old and currently single.
|Full Name||James Nathaniel Toney|
|Age||53 years old|
|Birth Date||24 August 1968|
|Birth Place||Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA|
|Profession||Former Professional Boxer / Former MMA fighter|
|Net Worth||$3 million|