Efe Ajagba's net worth cars, salary, house, nationality

Efe Ajagba's net worth cars, salary, house, nationality

Helix Odhiambo
January 10, 2022 at 2:14 PM

Efe Ajagba is a Nigerian professional boxer who enjoys remarkable achievements in the boxing arena. However, not many people know Efe Ajagba's net worth. Here's a look into his biography and much more!

Efe Ajagba's net worth 2022
Efe Ajagba poses for portraits inside the bubble at the MGM Grand on 18 September 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: Mikey Williams
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Ajagba holds the record for the fastest victory in boxing history. He also won a gold medal at the 2015 African Games. The Nigerian star once worked in a bakery to provide for his family.

Profile Summary

  • Full name: Efe Ajagba
  • Nickname: The Silent Roller
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: 22 April 1994
  • Age: 27 years (as of January 2022)
  • Zodiac sign: Aries
  • Place of birth: Ughelli, Delta State, Nigeria
  • Efe Ajagba's nationality: Nigerian
  • Religion: Christian
  • Height: 6' 5" (196cm)
  • Reach: 85" (244cm)
  • Efe Ajagba's weight: 91kg
  • Profession: Professional Boxer
  • Division: Heavyweight
  • Stance: Orthodox stance
  • Marital status: Single
  • Net worth: $2 Million
  • Instagram: @ ajagbaefe_theoneandonly


How tall is Efe Ajagba in feet?
Nigerian boxer Efe Ajagba poses during training ahead of his bout with Frank Sanchez on 9 October 2021. Photo:@ajagbaefe_theoneandonly
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So, how old is Efe Ajagba? The boxer was born on 22 April 1994 in Ughelli, Delta State, Nigeria, to Mr and Mrs Samuel Ajagba. At the time of writing this article, he is 27 years of age. He has three siblings, an older brother and two younger sisters. He grew up in his family home in Riverine town in Ughelli.

While growing up, Efe developed an interest in football and joined an amateur football club in his home town back in 2005. However, his dream of making a breakthrough in football came in vain, therefore, opening the door for a new venture.

In 2011, he decided to try boxing, a decision that came to pay off in his life.

What is Efe Ajagba's record?

Ever since stepping into the ring, the 27-year-old has shown great agility by destroying his opponents and every obstacle on his path to glory. He made his international debut in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow, Scotland, representing his country in the Super-Heavyweight division.

After losing out to Joseph Goodall of Australia, he took home the bronze medal. It was the beginning of a journey that has brought him to the limelight across the world.

Efe Ajagba's boxing record
Efe Ajagba (1stRight) took home bronze at Men's Super Heavy (+91kg) Final at SSE Hydro in Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on 2 August 2014 in Glasgow. Photo: Alex Livesey
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In 2016 the Nigerian boxer won a gold medal in the super heavyweight event at the African Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament, held in Cameroon. His first professional fight came against Tyrell Herndon of the United States at Bakersfield, California. He knocked out the American to claim his first professional victory in boxing.

He holds the record for the fastest victory in boxing history. His opponent, Curtis Harper, walked out of the ring before their scheduled six-rounder began in August 2018. Harper got disqualified for leaving the ring 1 second after the opening bell. The American boxer walked out of the ring protesting a pay dispute.

Has Efe Ajagba been defeated?

Efe Ajagba's pay
Efe Ajagba reacts after a seventh-round knockdown by Frank Sanchez during their heavyweight bout at T-Mobile Arena on 09 October 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: Al Bello
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The Nigerian heavyweight sensation has lost only one bout in his career, against Cuban boxer Frank Sanchez, on 9 October 2021, in Nevada, United States. However, he lost by unanimous decision in the 10th round.

In his 16 bouts, the Nigerian has 15 wins, one defeat, and zero draws. He has amassed a total of 63 professional boxing rounds in his career. Here is a breakdown of his professional bouts.

  • 30 July 2017: Won vs Tyrrell Anthony Herndon (knockout) at Rabobank Theater, Bakersfield
  • 21 October 2017: Won vs Luke Lyons (technical knockout) at Prudential Center, Newark
  • 04 November 2017: Won vs Rodney Hernandez (technical knockout) at Barclays Center, Brooklyn
  • 10 March 2018: Won vs Antonio Johnson (knockout) at Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio
  • 26 May 2018: Won vs Dell Long (knockout) at Beau Rivage Resort, Biloxi
  • 24 August 2018: Won vs Curtis Harper (Curtis disqualified) at Minneapolis Armory, Minneapolis
  • 30 September 2018: Won vs Nick Jones (knockout) at Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario
  • 22 December 2018: Won vs Santino Turnbow (technical knockout) at Barclays Center, Brooklyn
  • 09 March 2019: Won vs Amir Mansour (corner retirement) at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson
  • 27 April 2019: Won vs Michael Wallisch (technical knockout) at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas
  • 20 July 2019: Won vs Ali Eren Demirezen (unanimous decision) at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas
  • 21 December 2019: Won vs Iago Kiladze (knockout) at Toyota Arena, Ontario
  • 07 March 2020: Won vs Razvan Cojanu (technical knockout) at Barclays Center, Brooklyn
  • 19 September 2020: Won vs Jonathan Rice (unanimous decision) at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Las Vegas
  • 10 April 2021: Won vs Brian Howard (knockout) at Osage, Tulsa
  • 09 October 2021: Lost vs Frank Sanchez (unanimous decision) at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas

Efe Ajagba's next fight

Efe Ajagba's salary
Efe Ajagba (L) lands a punch on Ali Eren Demirezen during a heavyweight fight in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Nigerian won the match by unanimous decision. Photo: Steve Marcus
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Is Efe Ajagba still fighting? Currently, the Nigerian does not have a scheduled bout. However, his fans are eagerly waiting to see if their star could take on British sensation Anthony Joshua in future.

Who is Efe Ajagba's wife

The Delta State-born boxer is currently dating Tiya Renee. Tiya is an entrepreneur & business coach. The two have a son called Tiyon Tayari, and a young daughter, Tahari Ese.

Like many people, the professional boxer has hobbies, including watching football games, cycling and spending time with family and friends.

How much is Efe Ajagba worth?

The 27-year-old is one of the richest boxers in Nigeria. He has made a lot of money in his short career, which he enjoys with his family. According to Naigagists, Efe Ajagba's net worth 2021 is estimated to be in the region of $2 Million. However, there are no details about Efe Ajagba's cars and house. The star does not like to show off his property in public.

Efe Ajagba's net worth is a true testimony that anyone can come from a humble background to achieve a lot in life through hard work and dedication.

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