Christy Renea Martin, popularly known as Christy Martin, is a former American Boxer and Athlete. Born in 1968, Christy is among the most popular female sports icon in the United States. She is said to be the one, who has revolutionized women’s sports in America.
Not just that, she has inspired thousands of young girls to pursue professional sports. After an illustrious and successful career in sports, she is now working as the CEO of Martin Promotion. Join us to discuss how much money the boxer has gathered over the years and how much she is worth.
Christy Martin: Early Life And Relationships!
On June 12, 1968, Christy Martin was born in Mullens, West Virginia. She grew up in her hometown and went to Mullens High School. From her early days, Christy has been a sports enthusiast playing several sports in her school. Basketball was one of her favorite games growing up. Christy has played in the all-state basketball tournament as well. After completing high school, Christy attended Concord College in Mercer. There, she finished her B.S. in education while also winning a Basketball scholarship.
Talker about Christy Martin’s romantic life, she is currently married to Rodney Jenkins. Her husband is also an America Boxer. The duo tied the wedding knot in 2018 at Las Vegas Hilton Hotel. Before falling in love with Jenkins, Christy was married to Darryl Williams in the past. The two married each other in 2004. However, they got separated in 2015. With her former husband, Darryl Christy has a son named Darryl Martin Jr.
How Much Does Christy Martin Worth?
After a successful Boxing career and now she ventures as a businesswoman, Christy has earned huge sums. Talking about her total fortune, despite her accomplished career as a boxer, her life has seen many ups and downs. Christy’s wealth has dwindled over the years due to her dysfunctional and toxic relationship with James V. Martin.
Lately, Christy has also suffered a cocaine addiction which has harmed her health and wealth. As per the reports, Christy Martin is estimated to have a net worth of about five hundred thousand USD. She is the founder and CEO of Christy Martin Promotions. She also helps army vets to find stable work after retirement.
Christy Martin began boxing under the eye of her brother Tony Her professional boxing career took a flight at 21 when she started clashing in the Toughwoman matches. She won three titles there and became the first woman to beat a male competitor in the boxing ring. She then became the female National Golden Gloves Champion in 1994.
Martin also went on to win the Boxing World Cup. She is considered to be the most accomplished female boxer ever in the United States. No doubt that is the case, because, in her career, Christy has won IBA, IWBF, and WIBA lightweight champion. As a boxer, she has an impeccable record of 49 to 7.