Daniel Jacobs

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Birthday
3, 1987
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
3, 1987 (age 31)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Brooklyn-born boxer who became the NABO,NABF and WBA Middleweight Champion. He is a four-time winner of the New York Golden Gloves Championship and has been nicknamed "The Golden Child."

Before Fame

He graduated from Erasmus High School and was an exceptional amateur boxer, posting a 137-7 record and winning the Junior Olympics.

Trivia

He was diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening form of bone cancer known as osteosarcoma in 2011.

Family Life

He was raised primarily by his mother, Yvette, and his grandmother, Cordelia.

Associated With

He replaced James Kirkland in a 2009 fight after Kirkland was arrested on gun charges.