Jimmy Lennon Jr. Profile
Jimmy Lennon Jr. is an American journalist working for FOX Sports serving as a ring announcer. For more than 35 years, the Hall of Fame ring announcer has established his career in the boxing ring.
Jimmy Lennon Jr. Career
Lennon serves as the ring announcer for Premier Boxing Champions fights on FOX PBC Fight Nights and FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-Views. Jimmy is now globally celebrated, and his name is associated with the world’s biggest boxing matches, following his 1000th world title fight.
Lennon has an unusual rapport with battle fans, thanks to his distinct accent, flawless pronunciation of challenging titles, and unique introductions in the fighters’ different native tongues. Jimmy, Jr., like his father before him, brings elegance, sophistication, and dignity to the ring of the world’s biggest boxing events.
Jimmy was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in June 2013 and was named the World Boxing Association’s Ring Announcer of the Decade. Throughout the years, he has served as ring announcer for a number of mega-fights, including six of the top ten most-watched pay-per-view fights of all time.
Jimmy has been a staple in the middle of the ring for all of the sport’s iconic faces, including Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Julio Cesar Chavez, Roberto Duran, Thomas Hearns, Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, and Bernard Hopkins, at a variety of venues around the world, including Japan, China, Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia, New York, and Las Vegas.
Aside from his involvement in boxing, MMA, and kickboxing, Jimmy is often seen as Master of Ceremonies at events all over the world. He has appeared in a number of films and television shows, including “Hot Shots,” “I Spy,” “Empty Nest,” “The Arsenio Hall Show,” “Hunter,” “Highway to Heaven,” “Married with Children,” and “Southpaw.”
Quick Facts About Jimmy Lennon Jr.
|Age||63 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Jimmy Lennon Jr. Age
Lennon is 63 years old as of 2021. He was born on 5 August 1958 in Santa Monica, California, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 5 August every year.
Jimmy Lennon Jr. Height
Lennon stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.8m).
Jimmy Lennon Jr. Family
Lennon is the son of Doris Lennon and Jimmy Lennon. He has three siblings: Scott Lennon, Robin Thomas Lennon, and Kim Fitzgerald Lennon. He followed in the footsteps of his father, Jimmy Lennon, who also worked as a ring announcer. Lennon, like his father, speaks Spanish and makes an effort to correctly pronounce all fighters’ names.
Jimmy Lennon Jr. Wife
Information about Lennon’s dating life is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Lennon is engaged to someone or whether he is married. It is also not known if he has any children.
Jimmy Lennon Jr. Salary
Being one of the top reporters for FOX Sports, Lennon earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Jimmy Lennon Jr. Net Worth
Lennon Jr. has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a ring announcer.
Jimmy Lennon Jr catchphrase
Lennon is best known for his catchphrase, “It’s showtime!” but the catchphrase is not spoken during Fox’s fight coverage.
Jimmy Lennon Jr. FOX Sports
At FOX Sports Lennon Jr. works alongside;
- Mark Schlereth
- Ken Rosenthal
- Phil Parsons
- AJ Pierzynski
- Kristina Pink
- David Ortiz
- Raoul Ortiz
- Pam Oliver
- Laura Okmin
- Joy Taylor
- Charissa Thompson
- Katie Witham
- Dave Wannstedt
- Sara Walsh
- Jonathan Vilma