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Details On American Mixed Martial Artist Kimbo Slice's Net Worth Before his Death on June 2016

Updated On 31 Jul, 2018 Published On

The world was taken aback on June 6, 2016, by the shocking death of the American mixed martial artist Kevin Fergusson, or better known as Kimbo Slice. He was noted for mutual combat street fights which were spread across the internet. He was called "The King of the Web Brawlers" by Rolling Stone.

Kimbo had an amazing career until his death, and he was able to amass a huge net worth, which in his absence will be inherited by 6 children and wife.

Kimbo Slice net worth

Before his untimely demise, Kimbo had accumulated a net worth of $500 thousand, which he earned out of his career in professional boxing, mixed martial arts and by landing minor roles in films.

Kimbo's Career

kimbo used to work as a bouncer for a strip club until his friend and long-time manager Mike Imber offered him a job of a limousine driver and bodyguard for Reality Kings, a Miami based pornography production/promotion company.

Professional Boxing

It was August 2010, when Slice announced his intention to become a professional career. He has appeared in 7 boxing matches and has converted every one of them into a win.

The table gives his career statistics as a professional boxer :

VENUE DATE OPPONENT RESULT
Entertainment Centre, Sydney, New South Wales 2013-01-30 Shane Tilyard WIN
 Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, Oklahoma 2012-10-06 Howard Jones WIN
Lucky Star Casino, Concho, Oklahoma 2012-05-12 Jesse Porter WIN
O'Reilly Center, Springfield, Missouri 2012-03-24 Brian Green WIN
Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, Oklahoma 2011-12-30 Charles Hackmann WIN
Heartland Events Center, Grand Island, Nebraska 2011-10-15 Tay Bledsoe WIN
Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, Oklahoma 2011-08-13 James Wade WIN

The details of his earnings from the matches have not been disclosed.

Mixed Martial Artist

In 2005, Kimbo started training for martial arts at the Freestyle Fighting Academy, where he eventually developed an interest in MMA. He has fought 8 matches in the octagon winning 5 out of them and losing 2, and one was held as a No Contest.

CAPTION: Kimbo Slice
SOURCE: mmajunkie
EVENT DATE OPPONENT RESULT
Bellator 149 February 19, 2016 Dada 5000 NO CONTEST
Bellator 138 June 19, 2015 Ken Shamrock WIN
UFC 113 May 8, 2010 Matt Mitrione LOSS
Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale December 5, 2009 Houston Alexander WIN
EliteXC: Heat October 4, 2008 Seth Petruzelli LOSS
EliteXC: Primetime May 31, 2008 James Thompson WIN
EliteXC: Street Certified February 16, 2008 Tank Abbott WIN
EliteXC: Renegade November 10, 2007 Bo Cantrell

WIN

CAPTION: Kimbo
SOURCE: deadline

Unlike other MMA fighters, Kimbo slice has given no details of the money he has made out of his fights that add up to his net worth. 

Filmography

Kimbo Slice also made a few minor appearances in some of the Hollywood movies.

CAPTION: Circle of Pain
SOURCE: allmovie

Kimbo has worked alongside actors like Michael Jai White  and MMA female fighterGina Carano which include:

FILM/TELEVISION TITLE YEAR ROLE
Television Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh 2008 Bludge
Film Blood and Bone 2009 J.C
Film Locked Down 2010 King
Film Circle of Pain 2010 Reg
Film The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption 2012 Zulu Condo

Kimbo's Death

On June 5, 2016, Kimbo was admitted to a hospital near Coral Springs, Florida. After a short while, it was revealed that the boxer had died of heart failure.