American boxer, Teófimo López, is the current unified lightweight world champion. Read the full article to know his net worth, wife, salary, and height.

Teófimo started his boxing journey when he was a 6-year-old child. He learned the art of boxing from his father. López vs. Nakatani IBF lightweight championship fight was also a thriller that also took place in the year 2019. At that time Lopez was ranked number five by the IBF, opposite him was the undefeated Masayoshi Nakatani who was the #3 during the fight.

Both were fighting hard for the final eliminator and Lopez was able to knock out Nakatani in the fourth round. He has held the IBF title since 2019. Since the year 2020, when he defeated his opponent Vasiliy Lomachenko, he holds the WBA, WBO, and The Ring magazine titles.

In October 2021 he was awarded the rank of the world’s fifth-best active boxer by ESPN. His professional record is remarkable in which he has fought a total of 16 fights and won all of them, 12 wins came by knockout, and 4 of them were by decision. He has not earned even a single loss which is ample to you how consistent and committed he is in the game.

Lopez is an active social media user and is often seen raising his voice against social issues like racism and injustice. He often sends messages in support of victims of racial violence.

Teófimo López’s details

Full Name Teófimo Andrés López Rivera Jr.
Nickname The Takeover

El Brooklyn

Born July 30, 1997 

Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Debut 2016
Height 173 cm
Weight 61 kg
Age 24
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Net Worth $2.59 million
Marital Status Married
Father name Teófimo López Sr.
Mother name Jenny López
Salary $1 million
Twitter Handle  @TeofimoLopez
Instagram Handle @teofimolopez

His Age

Lopez is a 24-year-old boxer with some exceptional boxing skills. The way things are going for him professionally there is a prospect of him going a long way in the game.

Teofimo Lopez’s Net worth and Salary

As of 2023, his net worth is approximately $2.59 million. His salary is about $1 million and most of his earnings come from his boxing career.

His Wife

He got married to Cynthia Lopez in the year 2019. They both met each other on a flight that Cynthia was attending as an air hostess. Teofimo was going from New York City to Las Vegas right after winning the 9th pro fight consecutively. 

The Brooklyn native says that he feels happy in the presence of his wife because his worries disappear when she is around.

His Height

The 24-year-old has an ideally-toned body. He has also got a decent height of 173 cm which suits his game well.

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.