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Ken Norton Net Worth. Kenneth Howard Norton Sr. (August 9, 1943 – September 18, 2013) was an American professional boxer who competed from 1967 to 1981. He is often considered one of greatest Heavyweight boxers of all time. He was awarded the WBC world heavyweight championship in 1978, after winning a close split decision over Jimmy Young in a title eliminator bout and Leon Spinks refused to fight with him.

He is best known for his fights with Muhammad Ali, in which Norton won the first by split decision, lost the second by split decision, and lost the final by a controversial unanimous decision. Norton also fought a slugfest with Larry Holmes in 1978 during the first defense of his championship, narrowly losing a split decision and his WBC title.

Norton retired from boxing in 1981, and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1992.

What was Ken Norton’s Net Worth?

Net Worth: $5 Million

Date of Birth: Aug 9, 1943 – Sep 18, 2013 (70 years old)

Place of Birth: Jacksonville

Gender: Male

Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)

Profession: Professional Boxer, Sports commentator, Actor

Nationality: United States of America

Ken Norton was an American professional boxer who had a net worth of $5 million at the time of his death in 2013. Ken Norton turned professional after completing his military service in 1967. He went on to fight 50 bouts over the course of his professional career, winning 42, 33 via knockout. He is most widely remembered for being one of only two boxers to defeat Muhammad Ali during his prime. He broke Ali’s jaw in the 12th round of their fight in March 1973. They fought twice more. He lost both fights, though the third bout is still widely debated. Norton was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1992. He died on September 18, 2013. Ken’s son, Ken Norton Jr., went on to become a professional football player and coach.


Ken earned $300,000 for his first bout against Muhammad Ali in 1973. That’s the same as around $2 million in today’s dollars after adjusting for inflation. He would go on to earn millions more from guarantees and Pay Per View bonuses primarily from his two rematches against Ali.

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