Adrien Broner's net worth: How much is the American professional boxer worth currently?

Adrien Broner's net worth: How much is the American professional boxer worth currently?

Ciku Njuguna
August 13, 2023 at 12:13 PM

Debates exist on whether boxing is one of the highest-paying organized sports. While some of the world's best boxing professionals earn millions, a sizeable number of athletes earn a meagre salary. Dig in here for a detailed snapshot of WBO Super Featherweight Champion Adrien Broner's net worth.

Is Adrien Broner still rich?
Adrien Broner works out for the media at the 5th Street Gym on December 18, 2018, in Miami, Florida. Broner was scheduled to fight Manny Pacquiao on January 19th 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Michael Reaves.
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Throughout his career, the American professional boxer has built a reputation for being controversial. He recently came into the limelight announcing his return to boxing following a short hiatus. Take a deep dive into how much money Adrien Broner made in his career.

Profile and bio summary

Full name

Adrien Jerome Broner


The Problem, AB, About Billions

Date of birth

28th July 1989


34 years as of August 2023

Zodiac sign


Place of birth

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America




African American

Current residence

Atlanta, Georgia, USA






169 cm tall (5' 6.54")


66.7 kg (147 lbs)

Relationship status



Arie Nicole




Millvale Recreation Center


Professional boxer

Net worth

$10 million

Social media pages

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

How old is Adrian Broner?

Born on the 28th of July 1989, Broner is 34 years of age at the time of writing. He was born to Dorothy Broner and Thomas Knight and raised alongside his four siblings in the subsidized housing projects of English Woods, Cincinnati, Ohio.

At a young age, Broner and his siblings began having run-ins with the law developing a negative reputation in the neighbourhood. His father and coach spoke on his behaviour as a child and told The Undefeated:

How much does Adrien Broner make per fight?
Adrien Broner (Right) lost by unanimous decision to Mikey Garcia (Left) on July 29, 2017, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Photo by Edward Diller/Icon Sportswire.
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“My kids were bad. I was bad growing up, so I could relate to the badness. How bad? Adrien got a whuppin’ every day. When the twins were small, I was in juvenile court every day. If it was not one child, it was another. I would tell them not to do things, but they always wanted to touch the fire.”

Growing up, Thomas Knight held boxing matches for his children in his backyard. Later introducing Broner and his twin brother to the local boxing gym owned by National Golden Gloves Hall of Fame inductee Mike Stafford at six years of age.

Adrien Broner's twin brother, Andre, did not take to boxing as his brother did. He instead writes rap music. Much is not known about the rest of the boxer's siblings.

What is Adrien Broner's record?
Adrien Broner lands a punch on Paulie Malignaggi during their controversial WBA Welterweight Title bout at Barclays Center on June 22, 2013, in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Photo by Al Bello.
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What is Adrien Broner's height and weight?

The Floyd Mayweather admirer is 169 cm tall (5' 6.54") with a standing reach of about 177 cm (5' 9.69"). At his prime, he weighed 66.7 kgs (147 lbs).

Adrian Broner's family

How many kids does Adrien Broner have? The flamboyant boxer has seven children with six different women. Of the seven, only six are known to the public, including Mac, Adrien Jr., KJ, Na’Riya, Admire, and Armani.

He is also a stepfather to three children from his wife Arie Nicole's previous relationship. Details on whether Adrien Broner is still married remain unknown amid accusations of infidelity. The couple, who got engaged in 2015, have had a tumultuous on-and-off relationship since the engagement.

Known for his antics, he took to social media to complain about the burden of paying child support in addition to his children's school clothing and iPhones following the disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2022, he caused public uproar after filming a fight between his sons, Mac and Jr., for $100, prior to an August fight against Omar Figueroa.

What happened to Adrien Broner?
Adrien Broner (Back) throws a left at Manny Pacquiao (Front) during the WBA Welterweight Championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 19, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Christian Petersen.
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Was Adrien Broner a good fighter? Like many professional athletes, Broner began training at six years of age. He made his debut in professional boxing at 19 during a fight in 2008 against Allante Davis, knocking him out in 32 seconds.

Over the course of his career between 2003 and 2023, the flamboyant champion had boxed 278 rounds in 48 bouts. At the time of writing, he held a high record of 35 wins, four losses, and one draw, with 24 knock-outs and a knock-out percentage standing at 52.08%. Have a look at a summary of his amateur and Pro boxing records.

Pro career

Amateur career


2008 - 2023

2003 - 2005


31st May 2008

7th February 2003







Knock-out percentage




He has had mixed success throughout his career owing to numerous public antics, alcoholism, and wagering. In addition to four title victories across four weight classes, he successfully defended his titles twice in 2012 and 2013.

How much money has Adrien Broner made in his career?
Adrien Broner celebrates his unanimous decision victory over Carlos Molina after their Super Lightweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Ethan Miller.
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  1. 2002 National Silver Gloves Champion
  2. 2005 National Junior Olympics bronze medal
  3. 2011 WBO Super Featherweight
  4. 2012 WBC Lightweight
  5. 2012 WBO Super Featherweight
  6. 2013 WBA Welterweight
  7. 2013 WBC Lightweight
  8. 2015 WBA Super Lightweight
  9. 2016 WBA Super Lightweight

How rich is Adrien Broner?

Amid bankruptcy reports, certain publications estimate Adrien Broner's net worth in 2023 at $10 million. Two of his bouts on Pay-Per-view earned him $3.5 million.

In 2018, the boxing champion pleaded poverty at a pleas court, claiming he only had $13 in his bank account. In 2020, he officially declared bankruptcy despite showing off bundles of cash on his Instagram account.

Was Adrien Broner a good fighter?
Manny Pacquiao (Left) throws a right on Adrien Broner (Right) during the WBA Welterweight Championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 19, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Christian Petersen.
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How much money did Adrien Broner make?

Adrien Broner's career earnings have not yet been discovered to the public. In addition to his professional boxing career, he earned sizeable from his rapping career, sponsorships and endorsements. Details of earnings from Adrien Broner's contract with his former endorsers, FashionNova, Avianne and Co., Reebok, Affliction Clothing, Filthy Rich Barbershop, and Roc Nation Sports, remain unknown.

Adrien Broner's new deal

Amid speculations of his return to the ring, reports suggest that Adrien Broner's new deal agreement with Don King Productions weeks after parting ways with BLK Prime. The financial returns on the deal have not yet been revealed.

Adrien Broner's purse history

By definition, a purse in boxing refers to the agreed amount of money each fighter is to be paid after the fight. Reportedly, Broner made between $1.5 million to $2 million per fight throughout his Pro boxing career. Scroll down to discover how much Adrien Broner made per fight, according to Forbes.

Fight date



March 7th, 2015

$1.25 million

John Molina

June 20, 2015

$1.35 million

Shawn Porter

February 18, 2017

$1 million

Adrian Granados

July 29, 2017

$1 million

Mikey Garcia

April 21, 2018

$1 million

Jessie Vargas

June 22, 2013

$1.5 million

Paulie Malignaggi

January 19, 2019

$2.5 million

Manny Pacquiao

The truth of Adrien Broner's net worth has yet to be fully known amid reports of bankruptcy and flamboyant spending. However, his proposed comeback to the sport is a welcome sign from fans and the boxer's family.

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Ciku Njuguna
Ciku Njuguna is a journalist with 3 year’s experience in content creation based in Kenya. She currently covers sports personnel as well as team biographies.
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