Josh Taylor

Josh Taylor is a Scottish professional boxer with a net worth of $3 million. He is currently the WBO and Ring magazine light-welterweight world champion. This article contains detail on Taylor’s net worth, salary, earnings, wife, and related information.

About Josh Taylor:

Taylor is a light- welterweight champion who holds this title by remaining undisputed. He holds the WBA (Super), IBF, and The Ring magazine title since 2019. His recent addition of the WBC and WBO titles in May 2021 was outstanding.

“The Tartan Tornado” started boxing when he was quite young. He also performed well at the amateur level and his hard work eventually paid off when he was declared the silver medalist in boxing at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Not only this, but he also won gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games edition.

Josh Taylor became a professional boxer in 2015 at a mature age. After that, he has shown his class in every fight he played to date. He has played a total of 18 matches and won all of them, out of which he has won 13 fights by knocking out his opponents. His knockout-to-win percentage is an impressive 72%. Josh Taylor’s style of play is unique where he stands and delivers his brutal punches to the rivals in a jiffy.

The undefeated champion is one of only six men to be a unified four-belt world champion. Taylor has improved his world ranking in a short time and is currently considered the world’s best active light-welterweight by BoxRec. He has an undefeated record of 19 wins with 13 from knockouts. This makes his KO-to-win ratio over 68.4%.

Josh Taylor’s Net Worth and Salary:

In 2023, Taylor’s net worth is over $3 million. He has earned over $6.2 million in his professional career. Currently, his average guaranteed payment is around $1.5 million per fight. The boxer also earns an additional sum via PPV share and endorsements. Below is a list of his income overview, throughout his career –

Opponents Year Purse PPV Share
Archie Weah 2015 10,000
Adam Mate 2015 10,000
Daniel Cosmin Minescu 2015 10,000
Lyes Chaibi 2016 10,000
Miguel Alberto González Mena 2016 10,000
Evincii Dixon 2016 10,000
Dave Ryan 2016 25,000
Alfonso Olvera 2017 25,000
Warren Joubert 2017 50,000
Ohara Davies 2017 175,000
Miguel Vázquez 2017 125,000
Winston Campos 2018 150,000
Viktor Postol 2018 300,000 40%
Ryan Martin 2018 300,000 50%
Ivan Baranchyk 2019 500,000 50%
Regis Prograis 2019 500,000 50%
Apinun Khongsong 2020 1,000,000 50%
José Ramírez 2021 1,500,000 60%
Jack Catterall 2022 1,500,000 60%

Taylor’s Endorsements:

Taylor is currently affiliated with “Tartan Tornado Merchandise”. “TTT” is the merchandise brand that he utilizes to promote his clothing products. The player is additionally affiliated with Everlast, Sports Direct UK, WOW Hydrate, and Orange County CBD.

Quick Facts:

Full Name Josh James William Taylor
Nickname The Tartan Tornado
Born 2 January 1991
Debut 2015
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 63.5 kg (140 lbs)
Age 31
Birthplace Prestonpans, Scotland
Religion Christianity
Nationality Scottish
Net Worth $3 million
Marital Status Unmarried
Father name Jamie Taylor
Mother name Diane Taylor
Salary $1.5 million
Twitter Handle @JoshTaylorBoxer
Instagram Handle @joshtaylorbox1

Taylor’s Wife:

Josh Taylor is married to Danielle Murphy. Murphy is a professional hairdresser. The pair keeps their personal information private, only sharing a couple of photos on social media. The couple shared rings in December of 2020 and got married on June 18, 2022, in Dumfries and Galloway with a small family function.

Josh Taylor and Danielle Murphy.

His Age:

Taylor was born on 2 January 1991 in Prestonpans, Scotland. At present, he is 31 years old.

His Height and Weight:

The professional boxer has a height of 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) and he weighs 63.5 kg (140 lbs). At present, he is a titleholder in the light-welterweight division.

His Nickname:

Taylor loves his nickname ‘The Tartan Tornado’ and always wears it on his fighting trunks. He considers it a symbol of love towards his country. Tartan is a clan in the Scottish region. Additionally, it also refers to a crisscross pattern on woolen cloth, that Scottish people wear as a kilt. Taylor makes this part of his nickname showing his love for his country. And Tornado part of the name is about his fierce fighting style.

Josh Taylor’s stats:

Boxing Career Record Overview

Category Win Loss
Knockout 13 0
Other 6 0

Career Titles

Title Year
Vacant Commonwealth light-welterweight 2016
WBC Silver light-welterweight 2017
IBF light-welterweight 2019
WBA (Super), and The Ring light-welterweight 2019
WBC and WBO light-welterweight 2021

Boxing Career Stats: 2022 YTD

Category Stats
Round KO Percentage 14.29%
Rounds Boxed 91
Been Stopped 0
Opponents Stopped 13
Been KO’d Percentage 0%
Been KO’d Round Percentage 0%
Average Winning Round 5.4
Average Losing Round 0

Josh Taylor (Highlights/Knockouts)

FAQ about Josh Taylor:

What is Josh Taylor’s Net Worth in 2023?

Josh’s net worth is over $3 million in 2023.

Is Taylor Married?

Yes. Taylor is married to Danielle Murphy.

How Tall is Taylor?

He is 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) tall.

How Old is Taylor?

The professional boxer is 31 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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