|Celebrated Name:||Micky Ward|
|Real Name/Full Name:||George Michael Ward|
|Age:||57 years old|
|Birth Date:||4 October 1965|
|Birth Place:||Massachusetts, USA|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Charlene Feming (m. 2015 – present)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes 1|
|Is Micky Ward Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$1 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Micky Ward is an American boxer popularly known for his sports fame. He is also known as Irish Micky Ward, became the brightest representative of this sport in the 21st century. Micky’s fight with Arturo Gatti shocked the entire boxing world by building an incredible reputation. Even after his quitting in the boxing world, his name remains in the history for a long time.
Maybe you know about Micky Ward very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Micky Ward’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Micky was born in Massachusetts in the USA. He was raised in a poorly developed area where criminal groups, drugs, and weapons were freely available and dominated. His father, Micky Ward, was severely sent to prison for drug trafficking, so he didn’t support his childhood upbringing.
His mother was his older half- brother’s manager, Dicky Eklund, who was a recognized successful boxer in Massachusetts, having participated in 190 amateur fights. He started boxing at the age of 7 years he started boxing with the help of his brother, and he rose up by achieving excellent results. He paved his way to semi-finals of New England Golden Gloves twice after winning the prestigious competitions.
Micky is married to Charlene Fleming, a former athlete kid. They got married in 2005 and have a child together, Kasie.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 4 October 1965, Micky Ward is 57 years old as of today’s date 31st May 2023. His height is 1.73 m tall, and his weight is 66 kg.
Micky debuted as a professional boxer in 1985, and from the first fight, he could not show any difference from amateur boxing. His brother, Dicky, started training Micky after his career completion. He won the first bouts, showing stunning discipline and a powerful left hook to the liver. Later on, his career started declining due to his long- time injury where he couldn’t use his right hand in fights, and by then, his brother was a drug addict. He couldn’t help Micky with operation money.
He started working as a road worker and later as a sub warden in the local prison after quitting boxing. He saved money for the long-awaited operation that took him a year to rehabilitate. He returned to training after his friend’s persuasion, and after a year, he entered the ring again.
He made nine consecutive victories on his return, making it memorable against opponents boxers like Alfonso Sanchez, Louis Veader, and later on Vince Philips though he lost due to a severe cut.
He, later on, he fought with the latter for the champion title, which he won a well as other victories over Emanuel Augustus, Reggie Green, and Shea Neary. He was also a participant in the light Walter division that allowed the athlete to move around the ring quickly. In 2002, he made his first of the trilogy with Arturo Gatti, where he defeated him by winning a majority decision. Though Micky lost the battle six months later and also in the third fight in 2003. The battle was the last in Ward’s career, but it earned him $3 million, and he quit the sport and started his own business.
Awards & Achievements
He owned two titles as the WBU International light welterweight title in 1996 and also WBU light welter title in 2000. Together with Gatti, they received fight of the year awards by The Ring Magazine.
Net Worth & Salary of Micky Ward in 2023
As of May 2023, Micky has an estimated net worth $1 million. He has earned most of his income from his boxing career with a little from his businesses. He owns a boxing gym and an outdoor hockey rink. His most successful increment in revenue came during his trilogy with Arturo Gatti, which earned him $3 million.
Micky is a responsible man who has approached his sports field interest with a lot of achievements and support. He had some challenges in his career after suffering an injury, and he had to stop his boxing career from getting money for his surgery. This did not limit him from achieving his full potential as he had a very successful comeback.
I am just after watching your Gatti fights and read about your life. Inspiring. Amazing in fact coming from your background. You make us Irish proud. Thank you.Go n-eiri an bothar leat-may the road rise with you.
Very proud, way to go Mick !