Devin Haney is an American professional boxer who has held the WBC lightweight title since 2019. he is ranked as the world’s fourth-best active lightweight by The Ring magazine, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and BoxRec and fifth by ESPN. Here, you can read about his net worth, earnings, age, height, wife, and recent news.
In his amateur career, Haney won seven national titles. Only at age 17 did he become the youngest winner of the Youth World Championships in Reno. He had an amateur record of 138-8 bouts before turning professional in 2015.
After turning pro at 17, Haney could not compete in the US due to minimum age regulations. So his first four bouts were in Mexico. He won the WBC Youth, IBF-USBA, IBF North American, WBC International, WBO Inter-Continental, and WBA International lightweight titles as a professional at the regional level.
In October 2019, Haney became the youngest world champion in boxing when he was elevated as the WBC lightweight champion after previous WBC lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko was promoted to “Franchise Champion” by the WBC.
He then went on three defense fights against Alfredo Santiago (undercard fight of KSI vs. Logan Paul), former unified featherweight titlist Yuriorkis Gambou and former three-weight world champion Jorge Linares. Even after facing injury, the American boxer successfully defended his WBC lightweight champion three times.
After winning his recent bout against Joseph Diaz on December 4, 2021, Haney has expressed his desire to face the unified champion George Kambosos Jr. The undisputed fight is scheduled for June 5, 2022.
Devin Haney Personal Information:
|Full Name||Devin Miles Haney|
|Born||17 November 1998|
|Debut||11 December 2015|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Birthplace||San Francisco, California, USA|
|Residence||Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Net Worth||$6 million|
|Father name||William Haney|
|Mother name||Rene Haney|
|Instagram Handle||@ realdevinhane|
Devin Haney was born on 17 November 1998. As of only 23 years old this year, he is considered one of the youngest and most successful boxers in history.
Haney has a height of 5 ft 8 in (173 cm). He is currently the titleholder of WBC lightweight champion.
Haney reportedly converted to Islam back in April 2021. He frequently expresses his faith in God several times in his social media accounts.
Haney has the nickname The Dream. While there is no report suggesting the reasons behind picking up this name, there is no denying that Haney has turned his nickname into reality with a highly successful career at a young age.
Devin Haney’s Net Worth and Salary:
According to the sources, Haney has a net worth is $6 million in 2022. In his last fight against Joseph Diaz, he bagged $750,000 and 55% of the PPV shares. Previously, the fight against Zaur Abdullaev in 2019 fetched him a lucrative $800K. Haney is known online for his various charity works.
Currently, single, Devin Haney has an extensive list of celebrity names in his dating history. This 23-year-old boxer has dated model Kris Summer, Black Chyna, Aileen Giselle, Lira Galore, and Jania Meshell within the last 5 years. He last dated the American television and internet personality India Westbrooks in 2021.
Recent News about David Haney:
Last year November 3, Haney faced previous WBC interim lightweight Joseph Diaz in MGM Grand at Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas. That night, Haney defeated Diaz by unanimous decision, with scores of 117–111, 117–111, 116–112 in his favor.
Haney is currently set to clash against the WBC Franchise, WBA, WBO, and IBF lightweight champion George ‘Ferocious’ Kambosos Jr this coming June 5 in Melbourne, with the winner set to become the first undisputed lightweight champion since Pernell Whitaker in 1990, and the first in the four-belt era.