Kevin Rooney

Who is Kevin Rooney?

Kevin Rooney is a boxing trainer and former boxer. Kevin Rooney is best known as Mike Tyson’s former trainer.

Kevin Rooney – Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Kevin Rooney was born in Staten Island, New York on May 4, 1956.

He is of Caucasian descent.

He has yet to reveal any information about his family history, including his father, mother, and siblings.

Details about his academics are also hidden behind the curtain.

Net Worth of Kevin Rooney? Salary, Earning

Kevin Rooney has an estimated $500 Thousand as of 2022. 

His earnings as a trainer range from $22k to $76k.

Facts of Kevin Rooney

Name Kevin Rooney
Occupation Boxing trainer and Former boxer
Age 66 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 4 May 1956
Birthday 4 May
Birthplace Staten Island, New York, NY
Net Worth $500 Thousand

Relationship, Married life, Boyfriend/Girlfriend

Kevin Rooney’s current dating status is unknown. 

He has not disclosed any information about his relationship, marriage, or wife to date.

Kevin Rooney Jr. is his son.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Color

Kevin Rooney has light hair and brown eyes. He is of average height and weight. 

However, no information about his body metrics is accessible.

Kevin Rooney – Professional Career

Career in Boxing

Rooney began boxing in his adolescence. 

He was being trained at the time at the Police Athletic League’s 120th Precinct in Staten Island, New York. In 1975, he won the Sub-Novice New York Golden Gloves Championship at 147 pounds.

Moving on, he began his professional boxing career in 1979.

He fought 26 times this year. He won 24 matches, lost four matches, and drew one.

On July 31, 1982, he was defeated by World Champion Alexis Arguello. 

Alexis was competing in the Junior Welterweight division for the first bout at the time.

Later, he was defeated by Davey Moore. Prior to that, on June 21, 1981, he defected Davey. 

Davey went on to become the WBA World Junior Middleweight Champion.

Career as a Boxing Coach

He expanded his profession as a boxing instructor in 1982, with Mike Tyson as a student. 

Kevin Rooney is a boxer and boxing trainer. Source: Star Boxing

Mike was only 16 years old when he won the National Junior Olympics.

He then taught Mike to become one of the greatest boxers the world has ever seen. 

Tyson began his career as a boxer while training with him in 1985. 

Mike fought over 35 fights under his supervision, winning 31 by KO.

However, he was fired as Mike’s trainer in 1988. 

Following that, he resumed his career as a trainer by instructing new fighters in Catskill. 

He has also worked with boxer Vinny Paz.

Aside from that, he has appeared in the comic show Puch Line with Bert Suger. 

In addition, he worked as an actor in a consulting capacity.

Kevin Rooney – Social Media Status

Rooney is currently inactive on all social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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Quick Facts of Kevin Rooney

  • Kevin is a former boxer and boxing trainer.
  • He is widely renowned as the former trainer of Mike Tyson.
  • In 1982, Kevin expanded his career as a boxing coach with Mike Tyson as his student.
  • After that, he continued his profession as a trainer by training young boxers in Catskill.
  • Back in 1988, Kevin sued his student Mike Tyson, for $49 million.