Andre Ward is an American professional boxer. He is a very good pound for pound boxer. Ward no doubt has paid his dues in boxing and is deserving of all the accolades that is coming his way from all commentators who have been following his rise and rise in the profession.
Like every other boxer, he began from the amateur ranks in 1994 and made a big difference in all his fights as an Amateur boxer. He has brought honors to his Country; one of which was an Olympic gold medal in the 2004 games in the light heavy weight division.
Ward was in the Amateur ranks from 1994 to 2004; it is on record that he never lost a single bout during this period in time. He won several championships in the US as an Amateur boxer. Having conquered all as an Amateur without a single loss, he turned pro in 2004.
In his professional career; it has been a carry-over of his brilliant performance in his Amateur days. Today, he is holding the unified world light heavy champion. He won this title through a disputed victory on 19th November 2016 over Sergey Kovalev.
Andre Ward was born on the 24th of February 1994. His parents are Frank Ward and Madeline Arvie Taylor. He is happily married to Tiffiney Ward; they are blessed with three boys and a girl. He has an athletic figure at a height of 1.83 and measurements: 40-31-14. He is nicknamed: The son of God.
Hayward High School, California.
His estimated net worth is put at $2 million naira.
He has been involved in a total of 31 professional bouts, 15 of them won via knock outs. He has not lost any bout his professional boxing career.
He is a two weight world boxing champion.
- Occupation: Professional Boxer
- Age: 32
- Date of Birth: 23-2-84
- Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, U.S.
- Gender: Male
- Eye color: Black.
- Hair color: Black.
- in ft: 6’.
- in cm: 183
- in m: 1.83
- in kg: 76
- in pounds: 167
- Parents: Frank Ward and Madeline Arvie Taylor
- Girlfriend /Spouse: Tiffiney Ward
- Children: Micah Ward, Andre Ward, Jr, Malachi Ward,-(all three sons) and the only daughter Amira Ward
- Measurements: 40-31-14.
- Ethnicity: White
- Nationality: American.