Thomas “Tommy the Hitman” Hearns was born on the 18th October 1958, in Memphis, Tennessee USA, and is a retired professional boxer who became the first boxer to hold world titles in five divisions, welterweight, light-middleweight, middleweight, light-heavyweight and super-middleweight. His career was active from 1977 until 2006.
Have you ever wondered how rich Thomas Hearns is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Hearns` net worth is as high as $50,000. His net worth would have been higher, however, apparently his large greedy family have spent almost everything, and he has even been forced to sell his Chevrolet from 1957, and other possessions.
Thomas Hearns Net Worth $50,000
Thomas is one of three children from his mother`s first marriage, and when his mother remarried he got six more siblings. His family moved to Detroit, Michigan, where his amateur career began, during which he amassed a record of 155-8. He won the National Amateur Athletic Union Light-Welterweight Championship, when he fought against Bobby Joe Young in the final match of the tournament. Also, he won the National Golden Gloves Light-Welterweight Championship in 1977.
The same year his professional career began; he trained under Emanuel Steward who in just a few months transformed Thomas from an amateur light-hitting boxer to one of the most devastating punchers in the history of boxing. He made his debut against Jerome Hill, winning the match by a knockout in the second round, and continued with a straight record to win the USBA welterweight title against Angel Espada in 1980. The same year he won the WBA welterweight title against Jose Cuevas, and retained the title on three separate occasions, defeating Luis Primera, Randy Shields and Pablo Baez, which only increased his net worth.
In 1981 came his first loss to none other than Sugar Ray Leonard, and lost his WBA welterweight title. He bounced back immediately by defeating Ernie Singletary, and in 1982 he won the WBC, The Ring and lineal light-middleweight titles, with a victory over Wilfred Benitez. His next title match was in 1986, in which he defeated James Shuler to win the NABF middleweight title, and in 1987 he won the WBC light-heavyweight title against Dennis Andries, increasing further his net worth. Before the 1980s ended, he won the NABF and vacant WBO super middleweight titles against James Kinchen, and then fought once more against Sugar Ray Leonard, and this time the match ended in a draw. Thomas continued successfully through the 1990s, retaining his WBO super-middleweight title against Michael Olajide, winning the WBA light-heavyweight title in 1991 against Virgil Hill, but lost it in the next match against Iran Barkley. In 1994 he won the vacant NABF cruiserweight title in a match against Dan Ward, and the next year the vacant WBU cruiser weight title, all of which added a substantial amount to his net worth.
Before the 1990s ended, he won IBO cruiserweight title, but with the start of the new millennium he lost the title to Uriah Grant. After that he fought twice more, defeating John Long and Shannon Landberg, both by TKO.
He ended his career with the record of 61 wins, five losses and a draw. During his career he received several recognitions, including being named as the Boxer of the Year in 1980 and 1984, and six years after his career ended, he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
Regarding is personal life, Thomas earned his nickname “Hitman” due to his hard and quick punches, as he won the majority of his fights by knockout.
He has a son, Ronald, who is also a boxer, however other details regarding his own family are kept private from the media.
|Full Name||Thomas Hearns|
|Net Worth||$50 Thousand|
|Date Of Birth||October 18, 1958|
|Place Of Birth||Memphis, Tennessee, United States|
|Parents||John Hearns, Lois Hearns|
|Martin||1997||TV Series||Tommy Hearns|
|In Living Color||1993||TV Series|
|Who's the Boss?||1987||TV Series||Wilbur Turner|
|Split Decisions||Documentary post-production||Himself|
|ESPN Friday Night Fights||2011-2012||TV Series||Himself - Audience Member / Himself / Himself - HOF Induction Ceremony / ...|
|Ali 70 from Las Vegas||2012||TV Movie||Himself|
|Detroit 1-8-7||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|HBO Boxing||1981-2011||TV Series documentary||Himself - Audience Member / Himself|
|ESPN SportsCentury||2006||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|ESPN 25: Who's #1?||2006||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|The Contender||2005||TV Series||Himself|
|Legendary Nights||2003||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|The 1999 Billboard Music Awards||1999||TV Special||Himself|
|Halloween Havoc||1994||TV Special||Himself - Fan|
|Greatest Sports Legends||1990||TV Series||Himself|
|The Pat Sajak Show||1989||TV Series||Himself|
|A Man Called Hawk||1989||TV Series||Himself|
|The Arsenio Hall Show||1989||TV Series||Himself|
|The 2nd Annual Soul Train Music Awards||1988||TV Special||Himself - Presenter|
|The John Davidson Show||1981||TV Series||Himself|
|Thomas Hearns vs. Pipino Cuevas||1980||Himself|
|30 for 30||2013||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|HBO Boxing After Dark||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|ESPN Friday Night Fights||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|Bud Greenspan's Reflections||2004||TV Series documentary||Himself|