Shakur Stevenson is an American boxer who competes in the featherweight division. He won a silver medal in the bantamweight division at 2016 Summer Olympics. As of 2018, Shakur Stevenson net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Shakur was born on June 28, 1997 in New Jersey, United States to Shahid Guyton and Malikah Stevenson. He is the oldest among nine siblings. He started boxing from an early age of five under his grandfather Wali Moses and cites up Andre Ward as his influence.
As an amateur, he had a very successful career. He won the 2014 AIBA Youth World Championships and 2014 Youth Olympic Games. In 2015, he won the Senior US Olympic Trials and qualified for the US boxing team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil. He won the silver medal and despite finishing in the second position, he was dubbed the next Mayweather by Floyd Mayweather Jr. himself.
On February 9, 2017, he turned professional and signed Andre Ward as his manager. He made his debut on April 22, 2017 in a fight against Edgar Brito. He won the fight via fifth round technical decision. After that he won series of matches against fighters like Carlos Suarez, David Michel Paz, Oscar Mendoza, Juan Tapia, Patrick Riley, Aelio Mesquita and Carlos Ruiz.
On October 13, 2018, he knocked out Viorel Simion of Romania in the first round of the match. In his professional career, he has fought nine times and has won all of them including 5 via knock out.