3 Claressa Shields Bio, Age, Nationality, Ethnicity, Parents, Siblings, Early life
4 Is Claressa Shields married or dating someone? Boyfriend, Spouse, Affairs, and Children
5 Claressa Shield’s Net Worth, Salary and Career
6 Height, Weight and Social media appearance
Last Modified On: 24th September, 2019
Who is Claressa Shields?
Claressa Shields alias Claresa Maria Shields is an American Female professional boxer. In June of 2018, she became the unified World Champion in two weight classes. Since April of 2019, Shields s rising as the undisputed female middleweight champion. Further, she is one of the only six male/female boxers in history to hold four major world boxing titles WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO simultaneously. Moreover, Claressa was inducted into the USA Boxing Alumni Associations Hall of Fame in 2018. Claressa has now become the source of inspiration to women as she has changed the people’s way of thinking that, boxing is only for men.
Many boxing fans are showing a great interest in knowing her and are eager to know about her. Seeing this, below, we have provided you with all the information about Claressa Shields bio, age, parents, net worth, personal life, etc.
5 feet 8 inches(173cm)
Claressa Shields Bio, Age, Nationality, Ethnicity, Parents, Siblings, Early life
Claressa Shields first took a breath on this earth on March 17, 1995. By March of 2019, she has successfully completed 24 years of her age. She was born in Flint, Michigan, the US under the birth sign Pisces. Claressa was born as Claressa Maria Shields to parents Marcella Adams (mother) and Bo Shields (father). Her father was a boxer. Besides, she raised along with her three siblings. One of her sister’s name is Briana. Further, she holds American nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity.
Besides, Claresa’s way to boxing wasn’t that easier at looks. She had a very difficult childhood. Her father was in prison from 1996 to 2004. Moreover, her mother was an alcoholic and didn’t care about Claressa and her siblings. At that time, her mother used to have a boyfriend who sexually abused Claressa. Even, she was raped by her mother’s boyfriend. Further, she was baptized at the age of 13 and she started attending a local church. Later tired with her mother and her boyfriend’s behavior, she left home and started living with her grandmother, Joanne Adams. Later, when her father came out of prison, he started teaching boxing to Claressa. She attended Olivet College in Olivet, Michigan.
Is Claressa Shields married or dating someone? Boyfriend, Spouse, Affairs, and Children
Claressa hasn’t tied her knot with any boy yet. That means she is unmarried. As of now, she is enjoying her single life. Previously, she was in a relationship with her training partner, Andreal Holmes. However, Claressa later broke up with him after dating for a few years in 2017. The main reason for their break up was, Claressa’s decision to focus on her career leaving back her relationship. Further, her boyfriend hasn’t dated anyone after his breakup with Shields and is single as of now. Currently, Claressa is enjoying her single life and paying more attention to her career.
Apart from this, Claressa has one child. In this case, you might be thinking who is the baby from? well, Claressa is not the biological mother of the baby. She adopted her cousin’s daughter in 2014 after she died in the gunfire. Although Claressa was just 19 at the time, she took the responsibility of her cousin’s daughter.
Claressa Shield’s Net Worth, Salary and Career
Claressa developed her passion for boxing from an early age. Later at the age of 11, she was given early boxing raining by her father. Further, she started learning boxing at Berston Field. There, she met Jason Crutchfield, who is her guide and trainer. Later, she joined the junior boxing team and won two junior boxing championships. In fact, Claressa fought her first boxing match with a boy. Moreover, she won Gold medal at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto. Further, Shields managed to win a gold medal at America’s Qualifier in Argentina in 2016. In June of 2018, she became the unified World Champion in two weight classes. Since April of 2019, Shields s rising as the undisputed female middleweight champion. Further, she is one of the only six male/female boxers in history to hold four major world boxing titles WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO simultaneously.
As of 2019, she has a net worth of $3 million. Although, her exact figure of salary in under wrap, it has come to haer that she is receiving $100,000 annually. Besides, she is living a very lavish life which can be easily detected from her social media account. Stalking her Instagram account, it seems like she is a fund for collecting cars. She has a good collection of expensive cars and she usually shows then on Instagram.
Height, Weight and Social media appearance
The American boxer, Claressa is 5 feet 8 inches(173cm) tall. Besides, she hasn’t discloed any information about her other body measurenment. Further, she has curly black hair and black eyes.
Claressa is active in social media like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. As of now, she has 42.1k followers on Twitter and 202k followers on Instagram.