Keith Thurman Biography, Networth, Age, Height & More

Biography of Keith Thurman

Keith Fitzgerald Thurman Jr., an American professional boxer, was born on November 23, 1988. He was formerly the world’s undefeated welterweight champion. Thurman held both the WBA and WBC titles from 2017 to 2018 (he was elevated to Super champion in 2017).

Thurman, at the age of 18, made his light-middleweight debut on November 9 against Kensky Rodney. After knocking out Rodney with a body shot in the opening round, Thurman won. Brazilian Edvan Dos Santos Barros defeated Thurman in 8 rounds in November 2009.


On the Hopkins-Cloud undercard, Malcolm Thurman engaged in combat. After a one-sided 12-round fight, Thurman won by unanimous decision. He was the WBO Intercontinental Welterweight champion as well. Thurman’s first bout to last past the eighth round was that one.

Keith Thurman Biography

WBA interim welterweight champion

Thurman vs. Chaves

Diego Gabriel Chaves was beaten by Keith Thurman to claim the WBA interim welterweight championship. In the tenth round of a fiercely fought battle, Thurman stopped Chaves. Thurman was in the lead at the time of the fight by scores of 87-83, 87-86, 86-84, and 87-83.

Thurman vs. Soto Karass

On October 12, 2013, it was revealed that Keith Thurman would face Jesus Soto Karass on December 14 in his first attempt to defend the interim championship. Thurman put in another impressive effort and was in the lead on all three cards (79-72, 78-73, and 80-71).

Thurman vs. Diaz, Bundu

On October 12, 2013, it was made known that Keith Thurman’s first interim championship defense will take place on December 14, against Jesus Soto Karass. Thurman put in yet another excellent performance and led on each of the three cards (79-72, 78-73, and 80-71).

Thurman was promoted to the official WBA welterweight championship on January 28, 2015.

Thurman vs. Guerrero

On March 7, 2015, in Las Vegas, Keith Thurman prevailed against Robert Guerrero by unanimous decision. Guerrero won $1.225 million, compared to Thurman’s $1.5 million. Thurman landed 211 of 598 punches (about 35% of his total), and Guerrero landed 104 of 497, according to CompuBox statistics (21 percent).

Thurman vs. Collazo

Collazo only hit on 76 of 244 punches while Thurman connected on 119 of 348 (34 percent) (31 percent). The fight averaged just 799,000 viewers but peaked at 1.1 million.

Thurman vs. Porter

On May 28 at the Barclays Center in New York, Malcolm Thurman defeated Shawn Porter (26-1-1, 16 KOs), successfully defending his WBA welterweight championship. On February 15, 1978, it was the first big event that CBS broadcast during prime time. The fight was selected as the Premier Boxing Champions’ “Fight of the Year.”

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Unified welterweight champion

Thurman vs. García

The fight peaked at 5.1 million viewers, which was in the last three rounds. Thurman won the fight via split decision with the scorecards 116–112, 113-115 & 115–113. The fight was attended by a boxing record of 16,533 at the Barclays Center.

Thurman vs. López

Thurman lost a majority decision despite being knocked out in the seventh round of the fight.

Thurman vs. Pacquiao

Keith Thurman lost to Manny Pacquiao in a split decision (113-114, 115-112, 115-112, 113-113). Only twice in his professional career had Thurman been knocked down, and it was the second knockdown of his career.

Thurman vs. Barrios

On February 5, 2022, Keith Thurman faced Mario Barrios in the first defense of his WBA (Regular) super lightweight championship. Thurman displayed dominance to win with scores from the judges of 117-111 once and 118-110 twice. Thurman had not fought since being defeated by Gervonta Davis in June 2021.

Short Information

  • Known As – One Time, and Keith Thurman
  • Current Age – 33 years old as of 2022.
  • Birthdate – 23 November 1988
  • Profession – American Professional Boxer

Personal Information

  • BirthName – Keith Thurman Jr.
  • Known As – One Time, and Keith Thurman
  • Date of Birth – 23 November 1988
  • Current Age – 33 years old as of 2022.
  • Birth Place – Clearwater, Florida, U.S.
  • Hometown – Clearwater, Florida, U.S.
  • Profession – American Professional Boxer
  • Zodiac Sign – Sagittarius
  • Religion – Christianity
  • Nationality – American
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Physical Stats

● Height –

  • in centimeters- 171 cm
  • in meters- 1.71 m
  • in Feet Inches- 5’ 7½

● Weight –

  • in Kilograms- 65 kg
  • in Pounds- 143 lbs

● Body Dimension

  • Chest – 40 Inches
  • Waist – 30 Inches
  • Biceps – 14 Inches

● Eye Color –             Dark Brown

● Hair Color – Brown

Education | Qualification

  • School – N/A
  • College – N/A
  • Qualification – N/A

Family | Relative

  • Father – Keith Thurman Sr.
  • Mother – Debra Thorsen
  • Brother – N/A
  • Sister – N/A
  • Son – N/A
  • Daughter – N/A
  • GF/BF – N/A
  • Wife – Priyana Thapa

Relationship Status

  • Wife – Priyana Thapa

Net Worth

  • Total net worth – $10-12 million.
  • Car Collection – N/A
  • Bike Collection – N/A
  • House – N/A

Quotes By Him/Her

  • To beat a lion, you have to have the heart of a lion.
  • Failure does not scare me.
  • It’s natural for some people to just be natural.
  • Sometimes in greatness, you fall short, only to rise again.
  • I believe in the spirit of God because I believe in the spirit of man.
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Awards | Achievements

  • WВО NАВО Ѕuреr Wеltеrwеіght Тіtlе
  • WВО Іntеr-соntіnеntаl Wеltеrwеіght Тіtlе (2013)
  • WВА Іntеrіm Wеltеrwеіght Сhаmріоn (2013)
  • Wеltеrwеіght Сhаmріоnѕhір wіnnеr (2015)
  • Unіfіеd Wеltеrwеіght сhаmріоn (2015)

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Ans: Keith Thurman has suffered only 1 loss in his entire career.

Ans: Keith Thurman last fought on 20th July 2019.

Ans: Priyana Thapa is Keith Thurman’s wife.

Ans: Terence Crawford is a potential opponent for Keith Thurman in his upcoming bout.

Ans: Keith Thurman’s net worth is to estimated at around $10-12 million.