Joe Frazier

Joe Frazier was a boxer who competed professionally. He was also a well-known television host. He did win a gold medal at the 1964 Olympics. This is after he competed in the XVIII Olympiad Games (Summer Olympics). Tokyo, Japan, was chosen as the host city for the tournament. He has had the opportunity to appear in the animated film ‘The Simpsons.’ He was in a documentary on athletics that he starred in. This documentary was first shown in Manila in 2008.

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What was the Net Worth of Joe Frazier?

As of December 2021, John had a net worth of over $100 thousand. John had a very successful career in boxing. Frazier was able to make over $2.5 million in his fight against Muhammad Ali. He also had a very excellent career in the film industry. He has been able to feature in the film ‘Ghost Fever,’ ‘Just the Ticket,’ and several documentaries that have enabled his net worth to grow.

Despite his humble beginning where he lacked essential items due to poverty in his family, that did not stop him from continuing to pursue his dreams in boxing. He took upon himself to train his son and daughter as a way of sharing his knowledge with his family.

Early Years

Joe Frazier, whose true name is Joseph William Frazier, was born on January 12th, 1944. Beaufort, South Carolina, was his birthplace. Rubin Frazier was his father, and Dolly Frazier was his mother. His parents were both sharecroppers. Joe dropped out of high school before graduating. Tommy Frazier, his brother, was born and raised in New York City.

Joe was in severe need of a job. He first went to live with his uncle while continuing to live with his brother. Finding a suitable employment proved to be a difficult problem for her. Joe, according to unconfirmed sources, is now stealing cars. He was able to sustain himself when he was fifteen years old.

Personal Life

Florence Smith, whom he married in 1963, was his first wife. They had three children as a couple. They had three children: two boys and one girl. Joe Frazier Jr., Marvis Frazier, and Jackie Frazier Lyde are their names. Both of the lads are professional boxers, while the female is a brilliant lawyer. In the year 1985, their marriage struck rock bottom, and they split.

Joe died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States of America, on November 7th, 2011, after a long fight with liver cancer. In the year 2011, he was laid to rest on November 14th. He was laid to rest in Alexandra, Virginia’s Ivy Hill Cemetery.

Age, height, and weight

Joe Frazier was 67 years old when he died, having been born on January 12, 1944. He stood 1.82 meters tall and weighed 104 kilograms.


Joe Frazier worked in the Coca-Cola plant and in numerous buildings before turning to boxing. He did win the Golden Gloves Heavyweight Championships in boxing. He won it three times in a row, which is a record. During the Summer Olympic Games in 1964. That had to take place in Tokyo. Against The Fight of the Country, he was awarded the World Championship.

Joe in his Young age (Source: Wealthypersons)

This is the fight that became known as the “fight of the century” in 1971. Joe was in a bout with Muhammad Ali. Joe won the fight by unanimous decision after winning 15 rounds.

Another bout between Muhammad Ali and Joe took place in New York City in 1974, and Muhammad Ali was proclaimed the winner after 12 rounds. Another fight between Joe and Jimmy Ellis took place in 1975. This brawl occurred in Australia. Joe was victorious in this bout after nine rounds. Joe and Muhammad Ali fought each other for the last time in 1975. The battle had to take place in the Philippines. Joe’s trainer called a halt to the fight since Joe couldn’t see the vet well with one eye.

Achievements and Awards

John possessed exceptional abilities that enabled him to win numerous tournaments. The renowned World Championship Title is one of the most prestigious honors he has been able to acquire. He was able to serve as a referee in a number of competitions, and he made a positive impression.

Joe Frazier awarded by the Daily News (Source:WikimediaCommons)

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Joe Frazier
Real Name/Full Name: Joseph William Frazier
Gender: Male
Age at the time of death: 67 years old
Birth Date: 12 January 1944
Date of Death: 7 November 2011
Birth Place: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.82 m
Weight: 104 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Florence Smith (m. 1963–1985)
Children: Yes (Marvis Frazier, Joe Frazier Jr., Jacqui Frazier-Lyde)
Profession: Boxer
Net Worth in 2021: $100 thousand
Last Updated: December 2021