Nonito Gonzales Donaire Jr. is a Filipino professional boxer. He has held world championships across three consecutive decades: the 2000s, 2010s and 2020s, being the sixth boxer. Here, you can read about his net worth, earnings, age, height, wife, and recent news.
About Nonito Donaire:
Donaire has held multiple world championships in four weight classes from flyweight to featherweight, including the WBC bantamweight title since May 2021. In addition to being the oldest boxer in history to become a bantamweight world champion, Donaire holds the distinction of being the first three-time champion in that weight class.
Born in Talibon, Philippines, he is the third child of four siblings. Both his older brother and cousin were boxers. Donaire’s father was an amateur boxer who competed in the U.S. in the early 1990s. Born in a family of athletes, Donaire took on gloves at a very young age, to gain more attention from his family.
Starting in 1999, his amateur boxing career had a record of 68 – 8 with 5 technical knockouts (TKOs). Just after 2 years, both he and his brother went professional. After a controversial loss in his second pro match, he went on to collect constructive 30 wins in 11 years.
In 21 years long professional career he won IBF and IBO flyweight titles, vacant WBA interim super flyweight title, WBC and WBO bantamweight titles, WBO super bantamweight title, WBO interim featherweight title, WBC bantamweight title and many other titles.
The current WBC bantamweight titleholder is going to face the WBA (Super), IBF and The Ring bantamweight titleholder, Naoya “Kaibutsu” Inoue coming June 7, 2022. The two legends are facing each other with betting their respective titles on the table.
Nonito Donaire Personal Information:
|Full Name||Nonito Gonzales Donaire Jr.|
|Nickname||The Filipino Flash|
|Born||16 November 1982|
|Debut||22 February 2001|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (168 cm)|
|Birthplace||Talibon, Bohol, Philippines|
|Residence||Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Father name||Nonito Donaire Sr.|
|Mother name||Imelda M. Gonzales|
Nonito Donaire’s Net Worth and Salary:
Donaire has a net worth of $5 million as of 2023. From his most recent fight against Reymart, he earned a guaranteed purse of $200,000, which including a win bonus jumped to $350,000.
The majority of his income came from his long-running and successful boxing career. Last year, he has signed a promotional deal with upstart company Probellum.
Donaire Jr. has been married to American-Filipino millitary taekwondo champion, Rachel Marcial. They married back in 2008 and have been together since. They have two children, both sons named Jarel Michael and Jarel Logan.
Being a celebrity spouse, Rachel appeared in the HBO tv series, Boxing After Dark. Working as both his trainer and manager, she is very active on social media.
Because of his fast hand speed and punching power, the Filipino athlete is popular with his nickname “The Filipino Flash”
Both Donaire Jr. and his wife are 39 years old.
The flashy boxer has a height of only 5 ft 6 in (168 cm), which is no issue for him. He covers his reach with perfected footwork and swift yet tanking punches.
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