Jack Johnson vs Joe Louis

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Singer-songwriter
Former Heavyweight Champion
$16 Million
Net worth 2018
Singers
Industry
Sportspersons
North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii, U.S.
Residence
La Fayette
United States
Country
United States
18/05/1975
BirthDay
13/05/1914
Died On
April 12, 1981
1.8 m
Height
University of California, Santa Barbara, Kahuku High & Intermediate School
Education
Bronson Vocational School
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2012

He has also donated a sum of 50,000 dollars for ‘Hurricane Sandy’, one of the deadliest amongst several hurricanes that struck the United States of America in 2012

2008

Jack Johnson and his wife created another foundation by the name ‘Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation’ in 2008

2003

In 2003, he founded the ‘Kokua Hawaii Foundation’ and raised money for it through his concerts, organising music festivals and generating a fixed revenue from a portion of his record label

2002

He made it into the list of ‘100 Greatest African-Americans’, in 2002

1993

In 1993, he became the first boxer to be featured on the US postage stamp, issued by the US Postal Service

1982

He was posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, in 1982

1981

He was last seen viewing the Larry Holmes-Trevor Berbick Heavyweight Championship in 1981, just hours before he passed away

1977

Towards the end of his life, he suffered strokes and a number of heart ailments and later, even underwent surgery to correct aortic aneurysm, in 1977

1972

It was during this time, he was a referee for boxing and continued with refereeing for the sport till 1972

1971

It would later be revealed in the 1971 book by Barney Nagler, ‘Brown Bomber’, which tags cocaine as the reason of the collapse

1969

He started doing drugs and in 1969, he was hospitalized after he collapsed on a street in New York City

1959

He married Martha Jefferson in 1959 and the marriage lasted a lifetime

1955

In 1955, he married Rose Morgan and their marriage was annulled three years later

1952

After he retired from boxing, he was requested to partake in the San Diego Open for golf in 1952; a sport that he adored and followed right from his early years

1951

Hence, he officially called it quits on October 26, 1951, after he was knocked out by Rocky Marciano in a match

1945

On April 9, 1945, he was promoted to the rank of technical sergeant

1939

From 1939 to 1942, he secured his ‘heavyweight’ titled thirteen times

1938

One of his most iconic matches was a replay with Schmeling in June 1938

1937

Undeterred by the defeat, he fought Jim Braddock in 1937 for the heavyweight crown and managed to eventually defeat him in the eighth rounds

1935

By the end of 1935, it was clear that his string of amateur-level successes was no coincidence

1934

In 1934, he went on to win the United States Amateur Champion National AAU tournament in St

1933

In 1933, he won the Detroit-area championship, when he fought against Joe Biskey in the ‘light heavyweight’ division

1920

In 1920, his mother married Pat Brooks, a production contractor, after his father Munroe Barrow was admitted to a mental facility