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Is Larry Holmes still Married with his Wife? His Net Worth 2022 & Siblings

Is Larry Holmes still Married with his Wife? His Net Worth 2022 & Siblings

Facts of Larry Holmes

Full Name: Larry Holmes
Birth Date: November 3, 1949
Age: 72 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Former Boxer
Country: United States
Horoscope: Scorpio
Height: 6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)
MarriedDiane Holmes (1979)
Net Worth$18 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceCuthbert, Georgia
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityAfro-American
FatherJohn Holmes
MotherFlossie Holmes
SiblingsLeander Holmes, Pearl Holmes, Charles Holmes, Jacob Holmes, Perry Holmes, Antoinette Holmes, Floyd Z. Fede Holmes, John Henry Holmes, Jr, Robert Holmes, Redell Hurst, Mark Holmes
KidsKandy Holmes, Larry Holmes Jr, Belinda Holmes, Misty Holmes, Lisa Holmes
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Larry Holmes is an American former professional boxer who is known for his solid defense in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

How many Siblings Does Larry Holmes have?

Larry Holmes opened his eyes on 3rd November 1949, in Cuthbert, Georgia, the United States of America. Her horoscope is Scorpio. He is the son of John Holmes (father) and Flossie Holmes (mother). His father was a gardener.

His siblings are Leander Holmes, Pearl Holmes, Charles Holmes, Jacob Holmes, Perry Holmes, Antoinette Holmes, Floyd Z. Fede Holmes, John Henry Holmes, Jr, Robert Holmes, Redell Hurst, and Mark Holmes. Larry holds an American while he belongs to Afro-American ethnical background.

At the age of 7 years, his parents got separated and he eventually moved with his mother to Easton, Pennsylvania in the year 1954. He dropped out of school to help support his family when he was in the seventh grade. He worked at a car wash for $1 an hour and later, he worked dump truck driver, and as a sandblaster.

Is Larry Holmes still Married to his Wife?

Larry Holmes is married to his wife, Diane Holmes in the year 1979 at a private wedding. Their wedding was private where their close friends and family were invited. Larry and Diane dated for some years before their marriage.

Larry Holmes with his wife, Diane Holmes
Caption: Larry Holmes with his wife, Diane Holmes (Photo: Taddlr)

They welcomed two children together, Kandy Holmes and Larry Holmes Jr. Besides, Larry also has three daughters, Belinda Holmes, Misty Holmes, and Lisa Holmes from two previous relationships.

How much is Larry Holmes’s Net Worth?

Larry Holmes has a net worth of around $18 million as of 2022. He earned this amount through his career through his boxing career.

Larry Holmes posing with his vehicle
Caption: Larry Holmes posing with his vehicle (Photo: Pinterest)

He listed his 4 bedrooms, 7 bathroom house for sale for around $1.1 million in the year 2014. The house also features an indoor and outdoor pool, a gym, and a basketball court. In the year 2013, he sold Palmer Township estate for $1.7 million.

Amateur Career

Larry started his boxing career when he was just 19 years old. In the semifinals of the 1972 National Olympic Trials, he boxed Nick Wells in Fort Worth, Texas. The selection committee of the National Olympic authorities chose him to fight at the Olympic Box-offs in West Point, New York.

Larry Holmes's fight with Muhammad Ali
Caption: Larry Holmes’s fight with Muhammad Ali (Photo: Sports Illustrated)

Other Works

After retiring from his boxing career, Larry employed more than 200 people through his various business holdings. He opened two restaurants and a nightclub, a training facility, an office complex, a snack food bar, and slot machines in the year 2008.

Larry Holmes with his friends
Caption: Larry Holmes with his friends (Photo: British GQ)

Currently, he is co-hosting a talk show What The Heck Were They Thinking?. Larry sold his business complex in Easton in the year 2014 to business entrepreneur Gerald Gorman, CEO of Lawyer.com. He has also appeared in an episode of Mike Tyson Mysteries, Unsolved Situations in the year 2016.

Achievements

Larry is frequently ranked as one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. In the year 2008, she was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Also, he was inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame.

Larry Holmes with Michael Sprott
Caption: Larry Holmes with Michael Sprott (Photo: Zimbio)

How tall is Larry Holmes?

Larry Holmes stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches tall. His bodyweight is 115kg. Larry has black-colored hair while his eyes are dark brown in color.

Professional Career

  • After some years of street fighting, Larry started his professional boxing career. He took the help of Butler who once fought professionally.
  • He won 19 of his 22 fights and several titles before turning professional at age of 24 years old.
  • From 1978 to 1983, he held the WBC heavyweight title and The Ring magazine and lineal heavyweight titles from 1980 to 1985.
Larry Holmes, American former boxer
Caption: Larry Holmes, American former boxer (Photo: IMDb)
  • To date, Larry won his first 48 professional bouts, including victories over Tim Witherspoon, Carl Williams, Marvis Frazier, Norton, Ali, Earnie Shavers, Mike Weaver, Gerry Cooney, and many more.
  • In 1992, he won the fight against Ray Mercer and advanced to the title bout.
  • Altogether, Larry made 20 successful title defenses.
  • In the year 1986, he came out of retirement to fight with the former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson.
  • He retired from the sport in 2002, with 69 wins and 6 losses.
  • His final fight was against the 334lb, Eric Butterbean Esch.
  • He is still regarded as a heavyweight champion by the International Boxing Federation.