Jeff Horn

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Birthday
4, 1988
Birthplace
Brisbane, Australia
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
4, 1988 (age 30)
Birthplace
Brisbane, Australia

About

Australian boxer nicknamed "The Hornet" who is perhaps most famous for his July 2017 victory over Manny Pacquiao, which was widely considered a surprising upset in boxing circles. The victory earned him the WBO welterweight title.  

Before Fame

He grew up in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and began boxing as a means to defend himself from bullies. He earned a Bachelor of Education degree from Griffith University. 

Trivia

As an amateur fighter, he represented Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics. 

Family Life

He married Joanna Horn in September 2014. He and Joanna welcomed a daughter named Isabelle in 2017. 

Associated With

In 2016, he defeated Ali Funeka with promoter Bob Arum in attendance.