Joseph Parker Biography
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A prominent name from New Zealand Joseph Parker is a well-known professional boxer. Read the full article to know his net worth, wife, salary, and height.

Parker started boxing when he was just 11 and started his professional career in 2012. The 29-year-old star is known as the one who held the WBO heavyweight title from the year 2016 to 2018. He has earned several other wins to his name like the WBO Oriental heavyweight championship, African, Oceania, PABA, and OPBF titles.

The Auckland native has got a splendid record of winning 31 pro fights and has seen defeat in only two of the matches throughout his career. This shows his hard work and dedication to the game. 

Joseph has received several awards for his name. In 2011 he won the New Zealand Pacific Island Sports Emerging Talent Award. He won the World Boxing Organization Oriental Heavyweight Fighter of the Year award in the year 2015. The 2016 Order of Merit of Samoa was also amassed by the talented boxer. Parker has also been the winner of the 2017 Counties Manukau Sporting Excellence Sportsperson of the Year award winner and several others.

Joseph has also been put on the third spot of the heavyweight division by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board while he was the WBO champion. In the year 2021, he was declared the fifth-best active heavyweight by The Ring magazine. 

Joseph Parker
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Joseph Parker’s details

Full Name Joseph Dennis Parker
Nickname N/A
Born January, 9,1992 

South Auckland, New Zealand

Debut 2012
Height 193 cm
Weight 112 kg
Age 29
Birthplace South Auckland, New Zealand
Religion Christian
Nationality New Zealand
Net Worth $4.5 million
Marital Status Unmarried
Father name Dempsey Parker
Mother name Sala Parker
Salary $1 million
Twitter Handle  @joeboxerparker
Instagram Handle @joeboxerparker

His Age 

Parker is just 29 years old, having a long journey to cover in boxing. It won’t be wrong to say that he is a legend in the making.

Joseph Parker Net worth and Salary

At this stage of his career, the South Auckland native has earned a decent amount of money through his matches. His net worth is estimated to be $4.5 million and his salary is about $1 million. Apart from that he also earns through endorsements and promotions of various brands.

His Height

The 29-year-old is 193cm tall. He has an advantage over his contemporaries in the fact that he is much more heightened than many of them.

Recent News about Joseph Parker

With Joseph Parker standing at the third spot in the WBO ranking, a high voltage boxing match may occur between him and the number 2 ranked Joe Joyce. Parker’s manager is also hopeful for some new opportunities for him as he said in an interview, 

“I think it’s a good time to be ranked No 3 with the WBO. The key is to keep busy and keep winning. After a relatively uncertain period in the division, if you’re up there, then the next year or two could be quite good.”

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