|Real Name/Full Name||Riddick Lamont Bowe|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Riddick Bowe, Big Daddy|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||10 August 1967|
|Age/How Old:||53 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 196 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 5″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 122 Kg
In Pounds – 271 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –William Stanley Bowe
Mother –Dorothy Bowe
|School:||Thomas Jefferson High School|
|College:||Kingsborough Community College|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Terri Blakney (m. 2000)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Riddick Bowe Jr.|
|Net Worth:||$50 Thousand|
|Last Updated:||September 2023|
Riddick Bowe is known for his professionalism in boxing. Belonging to a lower-middle-class family, he has faced a lot of struggles and has been successful in being one of America’s most famous boxer. Besides, he has also been a part of majestic real-life crimes, which make him even more known.
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Biography and Early Life
Bowe was born on the 10th of August 1967, in Brooklyn, New York. He had a middle name, “Lamont,” which he dropped later for professional purposes. He is the last but one child of William Stanley Bowe and Dorothy Bowe, who has a total of thirteen children. One of his brothers died of AIDS, and one of his sisters was stabbed to death by robbers. Despite all such hardships, his parents never compromised in the remaining children’s careers and went the extra mile to get them educated.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Riddick Bowe in 2023, and what is his height and weight? Well, Riddick Bowe’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 22nd September 2023 having been born on 10 August 1967. Though, he is 6′ 5″ in feet and inches and 196 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 271 lbs in Pound and 122 kg in Kilograms.
Riddick went to the Thomas Jefferson High School. After finishing his elementary education, he completed his higher studies before diving into the world of Professional Boxing. He attended Kingsborough Community College, where he studied drama to keep acting as an alternative career. He also has a business administration degree from a reputed University.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Riddick has quite a movie-like story when it comes to his personal life. At first, he had got married to Judy in 1988, with whom he has five children. But then the couple got separated, and it was heard that Riddick kidnapped his wife along with his five children, which is why he was thrown behind bars for 17 months.
Later in 2000, he got married to Terri Blakney. The couple has a child named Riddick Bowe Jr. Bowe had allegedly attempted to abduct Terri and his son similarly to Judy, but nothing is confirmed yet.
Is Riddick Bowe Gay?
No, Riddick Bowe is not gay. He has had two marriages, the first with Judy and the second with Terri Blakney. He even has five children with the former and a son with the latter.
Riddick’s involvement in the sport of boxing had begun when he was in his teens. He was only 17 when he defeated James Smith in just 14 seconds. After this, he was selected for various championships where he lost in some and won in the rest. New York Golden Gloves Championships, Goodwill Games, and Pan Am are prominent events that made him hone his boxing skills. He has also been a part of the Olympics.
Bowe has won several awards and titles, such as the Golden Gloves champion award, which he won four times, Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Award, etc. To count his achievements, we can list that he has had a total of 45 fights and has won 43 out of that. He holds a record of 33 knockout wins. He also represented his country in the 1988 Olympic Games, which took place in Seoul. He won a silver medal in the same.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Riddick Bowe in 2023
As of 2023, The American boxer has an estimated net worth of $50 thousand, which he has earned from his winning prizes and huge brand endorsements. He also earned a huge sum of money after representing his country in boxing games and winning various tournaments worldwide.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- “Riddick Bowe Boxing,” a video game was developed in his name, which turned out to be quite popular among the audience.
- “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” is a television show which had got him in an episode titled “You Bet Your Life.”
- He was included in the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2015.
A world champion and most loved Boxer, Riddick has come out of dire straits very successfully. Though he is looked up to for his professional boxing skills, a part of the audience dislikes his involvement in crimes such as abduction, etc. Because of the same, he has been arrested several times but escapes due to money and power. In contrary to this, it has been seen that he has served the refugees by contributing ample amount from his earnings.
After retirement, he decided to join the military army but left it after a day of intensive training. It seems that Riddick Bowe has been made to be a part of the Boxing culture and not acting or army. He is a loner when it comes to personal life and family and hence has always been a part of rough phases.