Michael Moorer, also called Double M, is a professional American Boxer who has been acting in the ring for about 20 years, from 1988 to 2008. Michael has won several titles and champions over his long and illustrious career and achieved success. But as we know, with great success comes great money. So, if you ever wondered Michael Moorer’s net worth, keep reading.
Michael Moorer was born Michael Lee Moorer in Brooklyn, New York, on November 12, 1967, and was raised by a single mother in Monessen, Pennsylvania. Moorer has always been passionate about football and has struggled with hyperactivity since childhood. His grandpa, a former Golden Glove Champion from New York, had enrolled him in a boxing academy by the time he was ten. Michael Moorer graduated from Monessen High School in 1987, although he did not attend college.
Michael Moorer’s boxing career began on March 4, 1988. In his first match against Adrian Riggs, Moorer knocked out his opponent only in the first round of the match debut match. Meanwhile, he also won the WBO light heavyweight championship by defeating Ramzi in December 1988, earning his first world title. He won every battle by knockout until 1990 when he successfully defended the championship nine times. He advanced to the heavyweight category in 1991.
Michael Moorer would later defeat Bert Cooper for the ‘WBO heavyweight championship.’ Following the bout, he left Steward’s camp to train with George Benton at Duvas’ camp in 1993. Meanwhile, he defeated Evander Holyfield to win the lineal IBF and WBA heavyweight titles the following year. Moreover, in 1996, Michael became the IBF heavyweight champion for the second time. In March 1997, he regained his in a match against Vaughn Bean. After losing his IBF championship against Evander Holyfield, Moorer announced his retirement in 1997.
However, retirement did not last long, as Michael made his comeback in November 2000 and knocked out Lorenzo Boyd in his comeback match. On August 17, 2002, he was knocked out in thirty seconds by David Tua, forcing him to retire again. He re-entered the ring on March 29, 2003, and on August 23, 2003, he defeated Rodolfo Lobo. He made his final return on July 3, 2004, defeating Shelby Gross by KO to complete his career in 2008. Following his retirement, he served as a bodyguard for golfer Tiger Woods until becoming a trainer at the Wild Card club in Los Angeles in 2009.
Michael Moorer Net Worth!
Thanks to his remarkable Boxing career Michael Moorer has done quite well for himself in terms of money and wealth. Talking about the total wealth of the boxer, according to reports, Michael Moorer owns a massive net worth of about $5-6 million as of June 2022. His sports career has been the main source of his massive wealth.