Daniel Jacobs - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 1, 2022
|Best Known For:||WBA (boxing)|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Born on :||February 3, 1987 (age 36)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
|Mother's Name:||Yvette Jacobs|
|High School:||Erasmus High School|
|Marital Status:||In Relationship|
|Girlfriend Name:||Angela Simmons|
Nathaniel Jacobs (son)
|Height:||1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)|
|Weight:||73 kg (160.94 lb)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Daniel Jacobs?
Daniel Jacobs is a boxer by profession and American by nationality. He has held the WBA (regular) title (2014-2017), and the IBF title (2018-2019).
Daniel Jacobs – Age, Parents, Siblings
Daniel Jacobs’ birth took place on February 3, 1987, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was born to his mother Yvette Jacobs but his father abandoned the family. He was raised in the neighborhood of Brownsville by his mother, grandmother Cordelia Jacobs, and aunts.
young Daniel Jacobs (Image: Instagram)
For education Daniel Jacobs attended Erasmus High School, graduating from the same. Other facts about his early life including that of his parents, siblings, and childhood are not yet shared with the public.
His ethnicity is African-American.
Daniel Jacobs – Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Daniel Jacobs dated Natalie Stevens in the late 2000s. He and his girlfriend have a child together – son Nathaniel “Nate” Jacobs, born on December 3, 2008. However, the couple separated, never having been married.
He is currently rumored to be dating Angela Simmons. Jacobs is yet to marry and take a wife. Moreover, as he has never been married, divorce is out of context.
Daniel Jacobs, Natalie Stevens with their son (Image: The ring)
Daniel Jacobs – Career
Jacobs first started his career in boxing as an amateur, recording 137 wins and 7 losses. He had won a series of boxing competitions including the 2003 Junior Olympics national championship and in the year 2004 won the United States national champion in the 19–and–under division, the National Golden Gloves welterweight championship, and a PAL national championship.
The year 2005 was also fruitful for Daniel Jacobs as he won his second PAL national championship, the National Golden Gloves middleweight championship. Over the course of his amateur career, he won four New York Golden Gloves championships.
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Jacobs made his professional debut on December 8, 2007, against Jose Jesus Hurtado, which he won by first-round technical knockout in just 29 seconds. After signing with Golden Boy Promotions he has fought against James Kirkland, Ishe Smith, and Dmitry Pirog.
After 19 months of treatment and recovery for osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, Daniel Jacobs returned to boxing on October 20, 2012. In the WBA (Regular) middleweight he has had matches against Peter Quillin, Gennady Golovkin, Luis Arias, Maciej Sulecki, Serhiy Derevianchenko, etc.
He won the fight against Mexican boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Daniel Jacobs, Canelo Alvarez (Image: Online Sports Blog)
Overall Daniel Jacobs has had 38 professional fights with 35 wins and 3 losses. He has won 29 matches by knockout, 6 games by decision while his 1 loss is by knockout and 2 loss is by decision.
Daniel Jacobs – Net Worth, Salary
His net worth has been estimated at around $10 million while the figure on his annual salary has not been shared with the public.
Daniel Jacobs – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handles, Daniel Jacobs is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with several hundred thousand followers and counting.
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