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Lennox Lewis net worth:
$140 Million

Lennox Lewis information

Lennox Lewis information

Birth date: September 2, 1965
Birth place: West Ham
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.949 m)
Weight:257 lbs (116.35 kg)
Profession:Professional Boxer, Actor
Spouse:Violet Chang (m. 2005)
Children:Landon Lewis, Leviah Lewis, Leya Lewis, Ling Lewis
Awards:Seoul Olympic Games (gold medal 1988), Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh (gold medal 1988), World champion amateur junior boxer (1983), BBC Sports Personality of the Year (1999), World Boxing Council Champion (1992), Silver Medalist at World Cup competition (1985), WBC, IBF, IBO, lineal heavyweight titles
Movies:"All I Have" (2003), "Johnny Was" (2006), "NBC's Celebrity Apprentice" (2008), "Ocean's Eleven" (2001)

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Lennox Lewis Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Lennox Claudius Lewis was born on 2 September 1965, in West Ham, London England of Jamaican parents, who moved to Canada when he was 12. He is a well-known former boxer, who is considered to be one of the best heavyweight boxers in the history. Lennox is known for winning gold medals in 1988 Seoul Olympic Games and in the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh. In addition to this, Lennox became the number one in the World Boxing Council ranking and proved that he is one of the best boxers in the world. Despite the success he had, Lennox decided to retire from boxing in 2004. Undoubtedly, his achievements will never be forgotten and he has written his name into the history of boxing.

So how rich is Lennox Lewis? It is estimated that Lewis’ net worth is $60 million, his wealth mainly gained through his successful career as a boxer. What is more, Lennox has worked on other projects and collaborated with different companies in show business, which have contributed to his net worth. Although Lennox has retired from his boxing career, he still has other activities so there is a chance that Lewis’ net worth will become higher. Hopefully, his fans will soon be able to hear more about him.

Lennox Lewis Net Worth $60 Million

Lewis studied at the Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute, Ontario, where he became interested in variety of sports, including Merican-style football, basketball and soccer. Soon Lenox started practicing boxing and he really liked this sport. In 1983 he became the world champion amateur junior boxer and this only encouraged him to practice and achieve more. In 1984 Lennox participated unsuccessfully in the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, but then worked hard in order to improve his skills, and won gold in the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh. In 1988 Lennox achieved what he really wanted and won the gold medal in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, after which he started his professional boxing career.

The beginning of Lennox’s professional career was successful and he won even more titles. In 1992 he became the World Boxing Council Champion and this had a huge impact on the growth of Lennox’s net worth. For two years Lennox was able to defend his title, but in 1994 he lost it to Oliver McCall, but he regained his title from McCall in 1997. Later he fought against such boxers as Evander Holyfield, John Ruiz, Hasim Rahman, Mike Tyson, Vitali Klitschko and others. All of these fights were successful for him and made him even more famous.

As mentioned, Lennox decided to retire from boxing in 2004. In addition to his career as a boxer, Lennox has other activities as well. For example, in 2006 he appeared in the movie called “Johnny Was” and it added a lot to Lewis’ net worth. He also appeared in the music video of Jennifer Lopez for the song called “All I Have”. It is clear that even without professional boxing, Lewis has a lot of things to do.

To talk about Lewis’s personal life, it can be said that he is married to Violet Chang, they have four children and now live in Miami Beach. Lennox is thinking about opening his own boxing academy, and also wants to have a record label. Maybe he will soon accomplish these goals and his net worth will become higher. All in all, Lennox Lewis is an extraordinary personality and one of the best boxers in history. Many contemporary boxers admire him and his skills and achievements. Undoubtedly, Lennox will be remembered for a long time even though he has retired from boxing career. Let’s hope that his fans will soon hear more about him and his new activities.

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Johnny Was 2006 Ras
Entourage 2004 TV Series Lennox Lewis
Ocean's Eleven 2001 Boxing Opponent
Arli$$ 2001 TV Series Lennox Lewis



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Steel Pulse: The Definitive Documentary Documentary post-production Himself
A League of Their Own 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Boxing at the Movies: Kings of the Ring 2013 Documentary Himself - Heavyweight Champion of the World, 2004
Piers Morgan Tonight 2012 TV Series Himself
Klitschko 2011 Documentary Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 1999-2010 TV Series Himself / Himself - Super Bowl XLIV Interviewee to Andy Kindler
Strictly Come Dancing 2009 TV Series Himself
Heroes: Best of British Boxing 2009 Video Himself
HBO Boxing After Dark 2008-2009 TV Series Himself - Ringside Commentator
The Girls Next Door 2008 TV Series Himself - Professional Boxer
HBO Boxing 1992-2008 TV Series documentary Himself / Himself - Ringside Commentator
The Apprentice 2008 TV Series Himself - Heavyweight Champion / Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2004-2008 TV Series Himself
202 Greatest Knockouts: Final Round 2007 Video Himself
Ali's 65 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
101 Greatest Knockouts: Round 2 2006 Video Himself
Out of Africa: Heroes and Icons 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross 2005 TV Series Himself
The Jury 2004 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2003-2004 TV Series Himself
10 Things Every Guy Should Experience 2004 TV Series documentary Himself - Host
V Graham Norton 2003 TV Series Himself
Legendary Nights 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Naz: Little Prince Big Fight 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1997-2001 TV Series Himself
Boxing Heroes 2001 Video Himself
The 2001 World Music Awards 2001 TV Special Himself
MADtv 2001 TV Series Himself
Politically Incorrect 2000 TV Series Himself
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart 2000 TV Series Himself
The Perfect Punch 2000 Video Himself
Airport 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1996-1999 TV Series Himself
Love Songs 1999 TV Movie Himself
An Audience with Lennox Lewis 1999 TV Movie Himself
Fantasy Island 1999 TV Series Himself
Harry Carpenter Presents Boxing Bedlam 1998 Video Himself
The Superstars 1998 TV Movie Himself - Competitor
Lennox Lewis vs. Andrew Golota 1997 TV Movie Himself
Omnibus 1997 TV Series documentary Himself
In the House 1996 TV Series Himself
The London Programme 1994 TV Series documentary Himself
Inside Story 1993 TV Series documentary Himself - Boxer
This Is Your Life 1993 TV Series documentary Himself
Summerslam 1992 TV Movie Himself

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Best of King of the Ring 2011 Video Himself
HBO Boxing After Dark 2011 TV Series Himself
ESPN Friday Night Fights 2010-2011 TV Series Himself
Taking on Tyson 2011 TV Series Himself
Hart and Soul: The Hart Family Anthology 2010 Video Himself
WWE: Summerslam - The Complete Anthology, Vol. 1 2009 Himself
The Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest 2008 TV Series Himself
WWE: The History of the Intercontinental Championship 2008 Video Himself
Tyson 2008 Documentary Himself
ESPN SportsCentury 2002 TV Series documentary Himself

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1 Announced his retirement from boxing stating he "had nothing left to prove." [February 2004]
2 The Sunday Times List estimated his net worth at $147 million.
3 He was awarded the C.M. (Member of the Order of Canada) on November 17, 1988 for his services to Boxing.
4 Attended Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
5 Second child, a daughter, born May 20th, 2006.
6 First child, son Landon, born in June 2004.
7 After defeating Mike Tyson, he took a years leave from boxing, causing people to question whether he would totally retire. He made his return to the boxing ring on June 21st 2003 when he fought Vitali Klitschko. Lewis stopped Vitali in the 6th Round by way of TKO after the ringside doctor declared a cut to Vitali's left eye limited his vision. Vitali claims he was head-butted and is demanding a rematch. Slow Motion Video shows the cuts to Vitali's face were caused by right hands in rounds 3 and 6. Lewis now looks likely to have one last fight with Roy Jones Jr. before hanging up his gloves.
8 He was awarded the M.B.E. (Member of The Order of The British Empire) in the 1999 Queen's New Years Honours List and the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 2002 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to Boxing.

1 I always ask myself why old heavyweights come back, but I plan to stay out of the ring. I've got a new life now, a new future, there's a lot more to Lennox Lewis than just being a boxer. I am very sure about my decision.
2 I was looking at retirement a couple of fights ago, but then was thinking 'shall I have one more fight?' That's the drug of the sport, there's always one more fight. There has to be a time when I can gracefully bow out. If I don't feel the same hunger as I once did then I definitely shouldn't box any more.
3 In boxing you create a strategy to beat each new opponent, it's just like chess.
4 I am the master of the sweet science. There is not one heavyweight who can match my skill.
5 Hashim Rahman was going to knock me out. Hashim Rahman was going to end my career. Hashim Rahman was going to humiliate me. He needs to change his name to Has-Been Rahman now!
6 Mike Tyson it's time to put up or shut up!

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