Claressa Shields is an American professional boxer with a net worth of $4 million. She is the current titleholder of the WBA, WBC, IBF, WBF, and the Right female middleweight titles. The boxer also recently made her professional MMA debut. Read to know Shields’ net worth, salary, earnings, husband, age, and other related information.

About Claressa Shields:

Shields fought in her first open-division event, the National Police Athletic League Championships 2011, after winning two Junior Olympic titles. She won the middleweight title and was awarded top overall fighter, as well as qualifying for the US Olympic Trials.

In 2016, Shields won a gold medal at the AMBC Olympic Qualifying event in Argentina. She then went on to win the gold medal in the women’s middleweight division at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. At the competition, she was awarded the Val Barker Trophy for the first time in the women’s division. Her back-to-back Olympic gold medal wins made her the first American boxer to win consecutive Olympic gold medals.

Claressa Shields defeated Tori Nelson in January 2018, to retain her WBC and IBF female super middleweight belts and win the WBAN super-middleweight title. She had never gone all ten rounds in her professional career. Then she won a majority decision over Marie-Eve Dicaire on March 5, 2021, to maintain her WBC and WBO super welterweight belts. Additionally, she claimed the IBF and the vacant WBA light-middleweight crown. She became the first world champion boxer in the four-belt era to hold uncontested championships in two weight classes with the victory. This year, the boxer defeated Ema Cozin to unify the WBF female middleweight in her already impressive title list. She is scheduled to face Savannah Marshall to defend her title and claim the WBO female middleweight on October 15.

Shields signed a three-year contract with the PFL in 2020 and was set to make her mixed martial arts debut in 2021. She made her MMA debut against Brittney Elkin at PFL 4 on June 2021. In the third round, she won via technical knockout. At present, she has a career record of 1-1 in professional MMA.

Claressa Shields’ Net Worth:

In 2023, Shields’ net worth is $4 million. She has reportedly earned over $3 million from her professional boxing career. On average, she earns $350,000 as a guaranteed purse from each fight. The female boxer is expected to earn over $1 million from her upcoming title PPV bout against Savannah Marshall. Currently, boxing is her major source of income.

Shields’ Endorsements:

Shield’s wonderful boxing career has earned her a healthy list of endorsement contracts. She is currently holding sponsorship contracts with Audi and Powerage. In 2018, she signed a sponsorship deal with the energy drink brand 5-hour ENERGY.

Quick Facts:

Full Name Claressa Maria Shields
Nickname T-Rex, Wolf, GWOAT
Profession Boxing
Division Middleweight
Team Jackson Wink MMA Academy
Date of Birth March 17, 1995
Place of Birth Flint, Michigan, USA
Age 27
Nationality American
Debut 2017
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 155 lbs (70 kg)
Net Worth $4 million
Marital Status Unmarried
Father’s Name Bo Shields
Mother’s Name Marcella Adams
Salary $350,000
Twitter Handle @Claressashields
Instagram Handle @claressashields

Shields’ Husband:

Claressa Shields isn’t married yet. She is currently dating Tony Richardson. Richardson is a gym owner from Michigan, USA.

Claressa Shields and Tony Richardson

Her Age:

Shields was born on March 17, 1995, in Flint, Michigan, USA. At present, he is 27 years old.

Her Height and Weight:

The female boxer from Michigan is 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) tall and she weighs 155 lbs (70 kg).

Her Nickname:

Shields’ fans often call her T-Rex and Wolf. But she uses the in-ring nickname “GWOAT”, which stands for “Greatest Women of All Time”.

Claressa Shields’ stats:

Professional Boxing Record Overview

Category Win Loss
Knockout 2 0
Decision 10 0

Professional MMA Career Overview

Category Win Loss
Knockout 1 0
Decision 0 1

Professional Boxing Titles

Title Year
NABF female middleweight 2017
WBC Silver female super middleweight 2017
WBC and IBF female super middleweight 2017
WBAN lineal super middleweight 2018
WBA and IBF female middleweight 2018
WBO and The Ring female middleweight 2019
WBC and WBO female light middleweight 2020
IBF, WBA (Super), The Ring female light middleweight 2021
WBF female middleweight 2022


FAQ about Claressa Shields:

What is Claressa Shields’ Net Worth in 2023?

Shields’ net worth is $4 million in 2023.

Is She Married?

No. Shields is currently in a relationship with Tony Richardson.

How Tall is Shields?

Shields is 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) tall.

How Old is Shields?

The professional female boxer is 27 years old.


Abdullah Al Hasan writes about various players, especially about their Biography. He is a freelance content writer and a full-time blogger by profession. He also writes on Surprise Sports regularly.


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