Kevin Ferguson, who was professionally known as Kimbo Slice was Bahamian-American mixed martial artist, actor, boxer, and professional wrestler. Kimbo was known for mutual combat street fights where he was called as The King of the Web Brawlers.
Kimbo Slice's Early Life and Education
Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice was an American boxer, mixed martial artist, and occasional actor. He was born on February 8, 1974, in Nassau Bahamas, to the mother Rosemary Clarke. Regarding his nationality, he is Bahamian and belongs to black ethnicity.
Kevin was born in the Bahamas and moved to the United States as a child. There, he enrolled at Bel-Air Elementary School before joining to Cutler Ridge Middle School. Kevin then joined the Richmond Heights Middle School and Miami Palmetto High School. Likewise, at Miami Palmetto, he played football at the position of middle linebacker.
Kimbo Slice's Career
After completing Kimbo Slice's education from the Miami, he joined both the Bethune-Cookman University and the University of Miami with an athletic scholarship. In that respect, he tried for American football franchise, Miami Dolphins but was not able to secure a spot on the first team.
Talented Kevin Ferguson first started working as a bouncer at a strip club. Then he began working as a limousine driver and bodyguard for RK Netmedia, the brand of RK media or Reality Kings which is based on Miami.
Afterward, Kevin began his career as a mutual combat street fighter where he was named, Kimbo. He became popular as Slice after fighting against, Big D Ferguson, at the same period, Kimbo fought several matches with different street fighters.
However, he quit street fighting and signed a contract for professional battle with EliteXC after gaining some training from Mixed Martial Arts.
Kimbo Slice is one of the gifted fighters of his generation. His incredible fighting styles covered wide attention all over the world. As of now, he fought in several matches, and besides that, he also appeared in professional wrestling as well as in filmography too.
Kimbo Slice's Personal Life
Moving towards Kimbo Slice's personal life, he was engaged to his girlfriend, Antionette Ray after dating for a long time.
He had six children; three sons; Kevin Ferguson II, Kevlar Ferguson, Kevin Furguson Jr, and three daughters; Kiara Ferguson, Kassandra Ferguson, and Kevina Ferguson respectively.
Kimbo Slice's Death
Talented and hardworking fighter, Kimbo died by heart and liver problems, after his death all the professional fighting world went to deep sadness.
Back on June 5, 2016, Kimbo was admitted to hospital and passed on the same day.
Kimbo Slice's Net Worth
As a fighter, Kimbo earned a tremendous amount of salary. Kimbo Slice's net worth was reported to be around $500 thousand during the time of his death. Kimbo lived a lavish lifestyle.