|Celebrated Name:||Vinny Paz|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Vincenzo Edward Pazienza|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Birth Date:||16 December 1962|
|Birth Place:||Cranston, Rhode Island, United States|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Yes (Alexis Kooger)|
|Is Vinny PazGay?:||No|
|Profession:||Former professional boxer|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$2 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2021|
Vinny Paz is a popular former professional boxer from America who has held several world titles including lightweight, light middleweight and super middleweight. In 2016, the movie Bleed for This was made of his comeback from a serious spinal injury.
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Early Life & Biography
Vincenzo Edward Pazienza was born on 16 December 1962, in Cranston, Rhode Island, United States. His father was Angelo Pazienza, and his mother was Louise Pazienza.
Paz was interested in boxing since childhood, and he often practiced with his friends in the neighborhood. There is not much information about his early life, but it is said that he dropped out of school to focus on his professional boxing career.
Vinny Paz is not married yet, but he is in a relationship with Alexis Kooger. The two have been living together for a couple of years now and are rumored to get married soon. Paz has been able to keep his life personal away from the limelight and is living happily in Rhode Island, U.S.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 16 December 1962, Vinny Paz is 59 years old as of today’s date 25th December 2021. His height is 1.71 m tall, and his weight is 85 kg.
Vinny Paz started his professional boxing career in the 1980s and defeated several opponents like Melvin Paul (KO 2), Joe Frazier Jr. (TKO 7), Harry Arroyo (UD 10), Nelson Bolanos (TKO 6), and Roberto Elizondo (KO in 10).
In 1987, he competed in his first world title fight and defeated Greg Haugen to become the IBF world lightweight champion. In 1990, Paz again defeated Haygen to retain the title. In the junior welterweight division, he lost thrice, against WBC World Champion Roger Mayweather, WBO Champion Hector “Macho” Camacho, and WBA World Champion Loreto Garza.
The following year, he moved to the junior middleweight division, and in his first match, he won the USBA championship defeating Ron Amundsen. At the same time, he defeated WBA world jr. middleweight champion Gilbert Delé and became the second boxer in history to win both the lightweight and junior middleweight world championships.
After a couple of months, Paz met with a car accident and was forced to relinquish the title. He returned to the ring 13 months later and defeated Luis Santana. He went on to defeat Brett Lally by a 6th-round TKO and former world champion Lloyd Honeyghan. In 1993, he won the vacant IBO middleweight world title over Dan Sherry.
Later, Paz beat Roberto Durán in two consecutive matches. In 1995, he lost his world title to Roy Jones Jr. The following year, he won the WBU super middleweight world championship. In 2002, he lost a match against WBC world super-middleweight champion Eric Lucas which was said as his last shot at the World title.
In 2004, Paz beat Tocker Pudwill in the last match of his professional boxing career. Paz has also done guest roles in various television shows like Police Academy, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Montel Williams Show.
He played the role of a security guard in an episode of The Jerry Springer Show. Paz was involved in a fight at WrestleMania XV. In 2016, the movie Bleed for This was released, which was based on his comeback from an injury in which his character was played by actor Miles Teller.
Awards & Achievements
Vinny Paz has won several awards and recognition in his illustrious career. He has won the IBF lightweight championship, IBO super middleweight championship, WBU super middleweight championship, WBA jr. middleweight championship, and IBC super middleweight championship.
Net Worth & Salary of Vinny Paz in 2021
As of December 2021, Vinny Paz has an estimated net worth of more than $2 million. He has made this huge wealth through his successful career as a professional boxing career.
Paz has fought in a total of 60 boxing matches and has won 50 of them in his career of twenty-five years. He has won 30 matches by KO.
He has also made a significant amount of money by appearing in various television shows and series, including Police Academy, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and many more. Paz also earns through brand endorsements, media appearances, and sponsorship activities.
Vinny Paz is one of the most renowned boxers in the world. In his career of 25 years, he has won most of his matches. He survived a deadly car accident and made his comeback to professional boxing, which is very commendable.