What is Joe Smith’s Net Worth in 2022?

Published 06/13/2022, 4:13 AM EDT

Joe Smith Jr. is a Long Island, New York-based American boxer. He shot to notoriety in 2016 when he became the first boxer to defeat former undisputed middleweight world champion Bernard Hopkins by knockout. He made his professional debut in October 2009 and has since amassed a fortune in the millions of dollars. Let’s take a look at his earnings and wealth.

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Smith started fighting at the age of 16 as an amateur in 2005. He was steadily improving his game and had a remarkable career, winning different championships. His accolades include the Title World Championship, Junior Olympics champion, and Empire State champion. 

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This had already started gaining the boxer a considerable amount of money. ‘The Irish Bomber’ made his professional debut in 2009 and that brought a drastic financial change to his life. Currently, the pugilist has a net worth of around $4 million. 

How Joe Smith Jr. spends his money 

Joe Smith Jr. is a well-known name in the world of boxing. His profits have allowed him to live a comfortable life. Apparently, not everyone spends their money on big mansions and expensive cars. Smith opened the ‘Team Smith Tree Service’ with his father in the year 2017.

He was part of the Melville, N.Y. based Laborers 66 Union, part of the AFL-CIO. While he was a Local 66 labourer, he worked on some major sites like Hofstra University and train stations in Long Island. 

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The ‘Team Smith Tree Service’ helps you if you have storm damage, or need help in any such matters. The company says that it gets the job done safely, quickly, and properly. 

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What is next for Joe Smith Jr? 

The 32-year-old has his eyes etched on his upcoming fight with Russian boxer Artur Beterbiev. The bout is going to happen on June 18 at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Smith will defend his WBO title, while his opponent will defend his WBC/IBF titles. 

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Both the boxers are the best fighters in their weight class, and fans are really excited about it. What are your thoughts on this fight and Smith’s way of spending the money? Share it in the comments section below. 

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Shashank Wankhede

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Shashank Wankhede is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. When it comes to boxing, the blockbuster film 'Rocky' sparked his interest in the sport. He holds Muhammad Ali in great regard and is a sincere admirer of his narrative, struggle, and accomplishments.

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