Jermell Charlo

Birth Day May 19th, 1990
Birth Place Richmond, Texas
Age 34 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Jermell Charlo is an American professional boxer. He is famous for holding the unified light middleweight world championship previously and was the undisputed champion from 2022 to September 2023. His identical twin brother, Jermall Charlo, is also a world champion in boxing. As of May 2022, he is ranked as the world's tenth-best active boxer, pound for pound, by The Ring and the TBRB. His moniker in the boxing world is "Iron Man." Recently on the news, Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez defended his undisputed super-middleweight title by beating Jermell Charlo on points. Canelo secured a unanimous 119-108, 118-109, and 118-109 win over the American to retain his WBO, WBC, WBA, and IBF belts at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Jermell Charlo Family

Born on May 19, 1990, under the name Jermell DeAvante Charlo, Jermall Charlo hails from Richmond, Texas, USA. At 33 years old in 2023, he holds American nationality and identifies with Afro-American ethnicity. Jermall, one of Kevin Charlo and Terrie Charlo's children, inherited his boxing lineage as his father was a former boxer. Notably, he shares a unique bond with his twin brother, Jermell Charlo, albeit being born just a minute apart. 

Both brothers are alumni of Alief Hastings High School in Houston, Texas, and their shared journey into the world of boxing began by following in their father's footsteps. He graduated to the elite level on the amateur boxing scene after two years, winning a bronze medal at the 2005 Junior Olympics at age fifteen. He ended his amateur career with a record of 56 wins and 8 losses. 

American Boxer, Jermell Charlo

Jermell Charlo Boxing Career

  • Jermell Charlo commenced his professional boxing career at the age of 17 on December 8, 2007, securing a four-round decision victory over Corey Sommerville. 
  • Over the years, he steadily climbed the ranks, with highlights including impressive wins such as a first-round TKO of Dwayne Jones, victories over Rodrigo Villareal and Deon Nash, and a shutout decision against Juan Serrano in 2009. 
  • Charlo's ascent continued, culminating in a remarkable one-punch knockout of Chris Chatman in the third round, underscoring his undefeated record and eight wins inside the distance. 
  • In June 2013, Charlo faced former light welterweight contender Demetrius Hopkins and triumphed by unanimous decision. 
  • Notable victories over Gabriel Rosado, Charlie Ota, and Joachim Alcine bolstered his status, leading to a showdown with Vanes Martirosyan in 2015 and a subsequent WBC light middleweight title win against John Jackson. 
  • Charlo further solidified his championship legacy with successful defenses against Charles Hatley and a memorable first-round knockout of Erickson Lubin, earning his place among the boxing elite.
  • In 2018, he defended his WBC light middleweight title against Austin Trout, securing a majority decision victory with scores of 115-111, 118-108, and 113-113, marked by two knockdowns in rounds 3 and 9, although the tactical bout was met with audience dissatisfaction. 
  • He then faced Tony Harrison in December 2018, suffering his first professional defeat via unanimous decision, relinquishing his title. 
  • However, he made a triumphant return in June 2019 by defeating Jorge Cota with a third-round knockout.
  • Subsequently, he sought redemption against Harrison in December 2019, recapturing the light middleweight title with an eleventh-round knockout. 
  • On September 26, 2020, he unified the light middleweight belts by knocking out Jeison Rosario in the eighth round. 
  • He faced Brian Castaño in July 2021 for the undisputed light middleweight championship, with their first bout ending in a controversial split draw. 
  • The rematch saw Charlo secure two knockdowns in Round 10, leading to a stoppage and unification of the WBO belt, making him the 7th male 4 belt undisputed champion in history.
  • Scheduled to defend his undisputed WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, and the Ring light middleweight titles against WBO No. 1 contender Tim Tszyu on January 28, 2023, Jermell Charlo faced two postponements due to a hand injury sustained during sparring. 
  • Despite being ordered to defend his WBO championship against Tszyu by September 30, 2023, Charlo chose to make a significant leap up two weight classes for a more financially enticing encounter, challenging undisputed super middleweight champion Canelo Álvarez on September 30, signaling a monumental shift in his career path. 
  • Canelo secured a unanimous 119-108, 118-109, and 118-109 win over the American to retain his WBO, WBC, WBA, and IBF belts at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
  • Jermell holds a professional boxing record of 38 fights, with 35 wins (19 by knockout, 16 by decision), 2 losses, and 1 draw. 

Jermell Charlo Net Worth

Jermell Charlo, a talented professional boxer since his debut in December 2007, has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2023, primarily stemming from his successful boxing career. With annual earnings in the millions, he has amassed a career earnings total estimated at around $15 million, thanks to his seven-year tenure as a world champion, securing highly lucrative purses along the way.

Living a lavish lifestyle, Charlo's net worth is further bolstered by his impressive luxury car collection, which includes vehicles like the Lamborghini Urus, Mercedes G63 AMG, Rolls Royce, Mercedes-Maybach, and Lamborghini Avantor. Notably, he enjoys endorsement deals with renowned brands such as Balenciaga, Municipal (Mark Wahlberg's clothing brand), Mayweather Promotions, Grant Boxing, PBC, and DraftKings. Additionally, he takes pride in his role as the owner of Lions Only Promotions, his own promotional company.

Jermell Charlo Wife

Jermell Charlo is happily married to his wife, Chy Westbrook, a Hawaiian beauty who is known for her active presence on social media, often sharing pictures with her husband and their children. Unlike Jermell, Chy is comfortable in the public eye and has garnered media attention for her unwavering support of her husband, accompanying him through training camps and post-fight press conferences.

Chy Westbrook is a loving mother of three children, including a son and a daughter from a previous relationship, and she also has a baby with her current husband, Jermell Charlo. On her Instagram bio, she proudly identifies as a personal assistant, and their family appears to be leading a content and harmonious life without any disruptions.

Jermell Charlo and his wife, Chy Westbrook

Jermell Charlo Height

Jermall Charlo is a handsome and athletic boxer, standing tall at the height of 6 feet and maintaining a lean bodyweight of 154 lbs (70 KG). His dark complexion complements his black hair and captivating brown eyes, adding to his charismatic presence both in and out of the ring.

Jermell has inked several tattoos on his body. Charlo's commitment to his craft is evident in his well-maintained physique, and he remains meticulous about his dietary choices, ensuring that his body stays in peak condition for his demanding profession.

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