What is Shakur Stevenson Height and Weight? The American professional boxer stands tall at 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) and weighs 59 kg (131 lbs). Aside from Shakur Stevenson height and weight, we will also look at the biography of the boxer, including his age, career, net worth, parents, siblings, wife, and children.
Shakur Stevenson, who was born on June 28, 1997, in Newark, New Jersey, United States, is 26 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday on the 28th of June every year.
At the Youth level, Shakur Stevenson had a very successful career. He was the winner of the 2014 AIBA Youth World Championships and the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics.
He won the Senior U.S. Olympic Trials in 2015 at the age of 18, thus qualifying for the U.S. boxing team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, winning a silver medal in the bantamweight division after losing the gold medal to Robeisy Ramírez of Cuba.
He was the highest-medaling male boxer in his country. Claressa Shields was awarded gold for the United States women’s team. He is a former world champion in two weight classes. He held the WBO featherweight title for a period of the year 2019 until 2020, the WBO Super featherweight title between 2021 and 2022, as well as the WBC and The Ring super featherweight titles in 2022.
He is ranked as the world’s best active super featherweight according to the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, BoxRec, and ESPN as of June 2022.
Shakur Stevenson has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He earns his money primarily through boxing including endorsements. He appeared in a Powerade commercial before the 2016 Olympics.
Parents and Siblings
Shakur Stevenson, who is a native of Newark, New Jersey, is the oldest of nine siblings born to his mother Malikah Stevenson, and raised by Shahid Guyton, his stepfather.
Stevenson’s biological father, who was of Puerto Rican descent, was not an integral part of Shakur’s life. Stevenson started boxing when he was five years under the guidance of his grandfather Wali Moses and cites Andre Ward as his influence.
Wife and Children
Stevenson has a daughter who was born in 2021. He is engaged to a rapper and singer Michelle Ragston, who performs under the name “Young Lyric”.
Young Lyric, who was born on July 30, 2000, in Houston, Texas, United States, is the Recent winner of the 2018 “Female Hip Hop Artist of the Year” award at GO-DJ Awards in her home town Houston.
Lyric is also the winner of the 2018 “Best Female Hip Hop Artist” award at the Broadcast Houston Awards show.