Jermell Charlo is an American professional boxer. He is currently a unified light middleweight world champion, having held the WBC title since 2019 (and previously from 2016 to 2018), and WBA (Super), IBF and Ring magazine titles since September 2020. He was born on May 19, 1990, in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Jermell Charlo graduated from Alief Hastings High School in Houston, Texas. Jermell also graduated to the elite level on the amateur boxing scene after two years, winning a bronze medal at the 2005 Junior Olympics at age 15. He ended his amateur career with a record of 56 wins and 8 losses.
He began his professional career at the age of 17 on December 8, 2007, with a four-round decision win over Corey Sommerville. On April 19, 2008, he stopped Jesus Villareal in three rounds and after scoring an impressive first-round TKO over Dwayne Jones in June, Charlo added the names Rodrigo Villareal (TKO4) and Deon Nash (W6) to his victims’ list before the year was out.
Charlo was scheduled to defend his title against the WBA (Super), IBF, and IBO light middleweight champion Jeison Rosario on September 26, 2020, in a unification bout at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Charlo knocked out Rosario in the eighth round, to unify the super-welterweight division.
Jermell Charlo Net Worth
How much is Jermell Charlo worth? Jermell Charlo has an estimated net worth of $1.75 million. He earned this through his career as a professional boxer.
Is Jermell Charlo married? Who is Jermell Charlo’s wife? Jermell Charlo is not married yet. He has not mentioned anything about his love life on social media yet.
Jermell Charlo weighs 73kg (160.94 Ib).
Jermell Charlo lost his title to Harrison (28-3, 21 KOs) last year in what was his first professional defeat. It was a bitter experience for the boisterous native of Houston, who believed he was done wrong by the judges that night.