Facts about Naoya Inoue's net worth, record, weight, age, contract

Facts about Naoya Inoue's net worth, record, weight, age, contract

Claudia Kogi
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:00 PM

This article covers Naoya Inoue, a renowned boxer in Zama, located in Kanagawa, Japan, who is famously dubbed 'The Monster'. His fame skyrocketed following the punching power and body attack he would use during any of his matches. Since he rose to stardom, most fans have wondered what Naoya Inoue's net worth is. Read on and find out.

Naoya Inoue's record
WBA/IBF bantamweight champion Inoue after his victory over Dasmarinas for the WBA/IBF bantamweight championship at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 19, 2021. Photo: Mikey Williams
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He is a world champion and currently the world's bantamweight unified champion. Naoya Inoue has broken several records and surpassed each one of them. How though, does his boxing career translate to his monetary success? Have a peek into this article and discover relevant information regarding the boxer's net worth, age, weight, and more.

Profile summary

  • Full name: Jing Shang Shang Mi Inoue Naoya
  • Nickname: The Monster
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: 10 April 1993
  • Age: 29 years old as of April 2022
  • Zodiac sign: Aries
  • Place of birth: Zama, Kanagawa, Japan
  • Current residence: Zama, Kanagawa, Japan
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Ethnicity: Asian
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Sexuality: Straight
  • Height in feet: 5'5"
  • Height in centimetres: 165
  • Weight in pounds: 119
  • Weight in kilograms: 54
  • Hair colour: Black
  • Eye colour: Dark brown
  • Mother: Shingo
  • Father: Miho
  • Siblings: Brother, Takuma
  • Relationship status: Single
  • Profession: Professional boxer
  • Naoya Inoue's net worth: Estimated to be $5 million
  • Naoya Inoue's Instagram: @naoyainoue_410

Naoya Inoue's biography

Naoya Inoue's age
Naoya of Japan reacts after defeating Aran of Thailand during the WBA Super Bantamweight and IBO Bantamweight title bout on December 14, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: @Toru Hanai
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Where was the famous boxer born? He was born in Zama, Kanagawa, Japan, to Shingo and Miho Inoue. He was raised alongside his brother, Takuma, also a professional boxer. Naoya is a Japanese national of Asian ethnicity.

What is Naoya Inoue's age?

The renowned boxer was born on April 10, 1993. Therefore, as of April 2022, he is 29 years old. His birth zodiac sign is Aries.

Physical stats

What is Naoya Inoue's weight? The boxer is a light flyweight, junior bantamweight or bantamweight. Numerically, he weighs 119 pounds which is equivalent to 54 kilograms. He stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches or 165 centimeters. He has short black hair and dark brown eyes.

Does Naoya Inoue have a wife?

The famous boxer has been relatively discreet about whether or not he has a wife as he is currently focused on his boxing career. But until he spills the tea, his fans remain in the dark as far as his marital or relationship status is concerned.

Naoya Inoue's diet

Naoya Inoue's diet
Inoue (right) and Dasmarinas exchange blows during their fight for the WBA/IBF bantamweight championship at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, on June 19, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: Mikey Williams
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The Japanese boxer has not revealed any specifications on his diet, except he has a secret recipe that he follows.

Rise to stardom

Inoue captured the Japanese light flyweight title from the WBA's third-ranked contender in August 2013. After that, he followed it up with the IBF, future WBA, and Ring magazine light flyweight.

In December 2017, the boxer stated that he had moved to bantamweight, but he would pursue two unified titles against yet another junior bantamweight titleholder. Unfortunately, he was defeated by Jason Molony in October 2018.

He has since participated in various fights breaking different records despite his age. He has had matches with other high-profile boxers like Kohei Kono, Antonio Nieves, Ricardo Rodriguez, Yan Boyeaux, Omar Andres Narvaez, Samartlek Kokietgym, and Adrian Hernandez.

Naoya Inoue's contract

The famous boxer signed a multi-year promotional agreement with Top Bank, which co-promoted his bouts with Ohashi Promotions on the ESPN family of networks. The Top Rank chairman, Bob Arum, stated,

Naoya Inoue is a generational talent, a fighter who comes around once a decade. He is already a superstar in Japan, and he will be a significant star stateside in no time. So you are looking at an all-time great who is entering the prime of what will be a historic career.
Naoya Inoue's next fight
Naoya looks on inside the ring before his fight against Michael Dasmarinas for the WBA/IBF bantamweight championship on June 19, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: Mikey Williams
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In a vote of thanks, Inoue said,

It is a tremendous honour to sign with Top Rank and showcase my talents on ESPN. I look forward to 2020. I've fought in America once before, and I look forward to doing so again in the very near future.

When is Naoya Inoue's next fight?

The boxer is scheduled for his next fight on 7th June, 2022, in Super Arena, Saitama, Japan. His fight will be against Nonito Donaire in a battle to win the WBC bantamweight title.

What is Naoya Inoue's salary?

Although no verified sources state how much the boxer is worth, Live Sports World alleges around $5 million, with a salary of $1 million. These figures, however, are not from a verified source, and are only a speculation. With that kind of speculated net worth, it is evident that the famous Asian boxer lives lavishly.

Naoya Inoue has become a sought-after personality as far as boxing is concerned. He has won several titles and has had matches with several high-profile boxers. We hope you are now equipped with enough information regarding Naoya Inoue's net worth, age, height, and more.

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