Now, let’s extract few more details regarding Ward’s bio which has been accessed from various sources. He is the native of San Francisco, California, United States of America. He came into this world on 23rd February of the year 1984 which has now made him reach at the age of 32. He belongs to an American nationality. He is the son of Frank Ward and Madeline Arvie Taylor. His father is an Irish American whereas his mother is an African American.
What's up Texas! I'm heading your way this weekend. I'll be at the @ShoePalace in Arlington at 6 p.m. on Friday. pic.twitter.com/EruJ8YG2nu— Andre S.O.G. Ward (@andreward) September 14, 2016
Ward's career began when his father took him to the boxing gym located in Oakland, California when Andre was just at the age of 9. his godfather Virgil Hunter became his trainer as well as he still trains him now too. Ward went to study at the Hayward High School in East Bay where he joined the Running Back and Safety for the football team. Besides, his net worth is calculated to be around $2 million.
It was in 1994 when Andre started playing boxing. From 1998 till 2004, he didn't lose any single match. He then won U-19 National Championship in 2002 and then he was also the two-time U.S. National Champion in the year 2001 and 2003 at the Middleweight. Additionally, as an amateur, he has also won the gold medal in a light heavyweight division at 2004 Olympics and he turned professional later in that year.