Katie Taylor is the pride of Ireland and a global icon in the world of boxing. Taylor’s journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. She has won an Olympic gold medal, and she is a two-weight world champion and the current undisputed lightweight champion, having held the WBA title since 2017. Taylor is widely regarded as the greatest female boxer of all time.

In this Katie Taylor Biography, we will be discussing this fearless boxing champion, so if you are a fan of hers and are interested in knowing more about your favorite female boxer then keep reading this article till the end.

Katie Taylor Wiki

Katie Taylor Wiki

Katie Taylor was born on 02nd July 1986, she is 37 years old. Katie is also called KT or The Bray Bomber by her fans. She was born in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland. Taylor is a role model for young girls and women everywhere. She has shown that it is possible to achieve your dreams, regardless of your gender.


Full NameKatie Taylor
Nick NameKT, The Bray Bomber
ProfessionProfessional Boxer
Age37 years old
Date of Birth2nd July 1986
Mother TongueEnglish and Irish
Zodiac/Sun SignCancer
BirthplaceBray, County Wicklow, Ireland
HomeTownBray, County Wicklow, Ireland
Current AddressConnecticut 
TeamRepresenting Ireland

Katie Taylor Education, Qualification

Katie Taylor attended St. Fergal’s National School in Bray, County Wicklow, during her primary school years. She enrolled in an arts degree at University College Dublin (UCD) in 2005, but put her studies on hold to focus on her boxing career. She has not yet completed her degree.

SchoolSt. Kilian’s Community School
College University College Dublin
Degree/Graduation Graduation Not Completed

Relationship Status (Husband, Boyfriend, Affairs)

Katie Taylor is very private about her personal life, but in one of her interviews she revealed that as of now she is not seeing anyone, she is only focusing on her boxing career. Therefore it can be said that Katie Taylor’s relationship status is single.

Katie Taylor’s Family, Siblings

Katie Taylor comes from a very supportive family. Katie Tylor’s father’s name is Pete Tylor and her mother’s name is Bridget. Her father, Pete, is a former Irish boxing champion. He trained Taylor from a young age and helped her to develop her skills. Bridget is a devout Catholic.

Taylor also has three older siblings, her sister’s name is Sarah and her two brothers’ names are Lee and Peter. Her older brother, Peter, is a mathematics professor.

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Parent’s NameFather: Pete Taylor
Mother: Bridget 
Siblings/CousinsSister: Sarah
Brothers: Lee and Peter
Relationship StatusSingle
Husband/BoyfriendYet to Update

Katie Taylor Height, Weight (Physical Appearance)

Katie Taylor Height
HeightIn centimeters: 168 cm
In meters: 1.68 m
In Feet: 5’5”
Reach168 cm (66 in)
Weight61 Kgs,
134.4 lbs
Body MeasurementsYet To Update
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown

Katie Taylor Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth in Dollars$ 3 Million
Salary$ 1 Million


Taylor began boxing at the age of 12, trained by her father Peter, who was a former Irish champion.

Two weight World Champion

Amateur Career

Katie Taylor’s journey in boxing began at the age of 15 when she secured her first national title in 2001. Her rapid rise on the Irish amateur boxing scene marked the emergence of a prodigious talent.

International Dominance

Taylor’s success was not limited to Ireland. She went on to win numerous titles at the European Championships and the World Championships, establishing herself as a force to be reckoned with on the international stage.

Olympic Triumph

The pinnacle of her amateur career came at the 2012 London Olympics. Taylor competed in the lightweight division and became the first-ever Olympic gold medalist in women’s boxing. This historic achievement not only celebrated her excellence but also marked a significant moment for the sport itself.

Continued Unbeaten Streak

Taylor’s unmatched skill, work ethic, and unwavering commitment to her craft resulted in an astounding seven-year unbeaten streak in international competition. Her dominance in the lightweight division was a testament to her technical prowess and athletic ability.

Professional Boxing

Professional Debut

In 2016, Katie Taylor decided to make the transition to professional boxing. Signing with Matchroom Boxing, she made her professional debut against Karina Kopinska in London, where she showcased her aptitude for the pro ranks.

World Titles Accumulation

Taylor’s move to the professional circuit was marked by rapid success. She began accumulating world titles in the lightweight division, securing the WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and Ring Magazine titles. Her ability to adapt to the professional style and competition was commendable.

Historic Unification

The momentous event in Taylor’s professional career came in June 2019 when she faced Delfine Persoon. The fight, which was a unification bout, saw her capture all four major lightweight world titles, making her the first female fighter to achieve such an extraordinary feat.

To-tier opponents

Throughout her professional career, Taylor took on and defeated top-tier opponents such as Jessica McCaskill, Natasha Jonas, and Amanda Serrano. These high-stakes matches showcased her resilience, determination, and ability to rise to the occasion.

Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano

At Madison Square Garden in New York City on April 30, 2022, Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano faced off in a much-anticipated bout dubbed “For History.” Considered the greatest women’s fight ever, the battle was the first women’s boxing event to grace Madison Square Garden.

Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano

Taylor, the unchallenged lightweight champion, had a perfect 19-0 record going into the match. Serrano, a seven-division world champion, with a 42-1-1 record going into the match.

Both combatants landed powerful blows in a tight and thrilling battle. Serrano came forward and applied pressure on Taylor as Taylor utilized her better speed and feet to box from the outside.

Taylor ultimately prevailed through a split decision. The scores from the judges were 93-97, 97-93, and 96-94.

The bout was a significant turning point in women’s boxing history and contributed to the growth of the sport’s popularity. Both Taylor and Serrano received accolades for their efforts and were recognized as trailblazers in the field of women’s boxing.

Katie Taylor vs Chantelle Cameron

On May 20, 2023, Katie Taylor and Chantelle Cameron squared off for the undisputed lightweight title at Dublin, Ireland’s 3Arena. By unanimous decision, Cameron outscored Taylor 96-94, 96-94, and 95-95.

Katie Taylor vs. Chantelle Cameron

Both combatants landed powerful blows in a competitive and tight battle. Taylor got off to a strong start by boxing from the outside with her better speed and technique. But in the latter rounds, Cameron really got going, applying pressure to Taylor with her strength and power.

Taylor made an attempt to get back into the battle in the middle rounds, but Cameron was able to keep the upper hand. Ultimately, the judges scored the bout in Cameron’s favor, making him the new unchallenged lightweight champion.

Amanda Serrano vs Katie Taylor 2

The initial date of Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano 2 was set for May 20, 2023, at Dublin, Ireland’s Croke Park. However, Serrano’s injury on February 28, 2023, forced the bout to be rescheduled.

Although the fight’s new date is yet unknown, it is anticipated to happen later in 2023. Since the first bout was a tight and thrilling battle, many are eagerly awaiting the sequel. Although Taylor prevailed through a split decision, Serrano believed she should have won.

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Katie Taylor Next Fight

Katie Taylor’s next fight is scheduled for Saturday, November 25, 2023, at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland. She will be defending her undisputed lightweight championship against Chantelle Cameron in a rematch of their 2022 fight.

Katie Taylor Record

Total Fights23
By Knockout6

Katie Taylor Professional Boxing Record

Katie Taylor Professional Boxing Record
26 Nov 16The SSE ArenaKarina Kopińska1–0Win
10 Dec 16Manchester ArenaViviane Obenauf2-0Win
4 Mar 17The O2 ArenaMonica Gentili3-0Win
25 Mar 17Manchester ArenaMilena Koleva4-0Win
29 Apr 17Wembley StadiumNina Meinke5-0Win
29 Jul 17Barclays CenterJasmine Clarkson6-0Win
28 Oct 17Millennium StadiumAnahí Ester Sánchez7-0Win
13 Dec 17York HallJessica McCaskill8-0Win
28 Apr 18Barclays CenterVictoria Bustos9-0Win
28 Jul 18The O2 ArenaKimberly Connor10-0Win
20 Oct 18TD GardenCindy Serrano11-0Win
15 Dec 18Madison Square GardenEva Wahlström12-0Win
15 Mar 19Liacouras CenterRose Volante13-0Win
1 Jun 19Madison Square GardenDelfine Persoon14-0Win
2 Nov 19Manchester ArenaChristina Linardatou15-0Win
22 Aug 20Matchroom Fight CampDelfine Persoon16-0Win
14 Nov 20The SSE ArenaMiriam Gutiérrez17-0Win
1 May 21AO ArenaNatasha Jonas18-0Win
4 Sep 21Emerald Headingley StadiumJennifer Han19-0Win
11 Dec 21M&S Bank ArenaFiruza Sharipova20-0Win
30 Apr 22Madison Square GardenAmanda Serrano21-0Win
29 Oct 22The SSE ArenaKaren Carabajal22-0Win
20 May 233ArenaChantelle Cameron22-1Loss

Katie Taylor Boxing Medals

Katie Taylor Boxing Medals
2005European Amateur Championships60 KGTønsberg, NorwayGold
2006European Amateur Championships60 KGWarsaw, PolandGold
2006World Amateur Championship60 KGNew Delhi, IndiaGold
2007European Amateur Championships60 KGVejle, DenmarkGold
2008European Union Amateur Championships60 KGLiverpool, EnglandGold
2008World Amateur Championship60 KGNingbo, ChinaGold
2009European Union Amateur Championships60 KGPazardzhik, BulgariaGold
2009European Amateur Championships60 KGMykolaiv, UkraineGold
2010European Union Amateur Championships60 KGKeszthely, HungaryGold
2010World Amateur Championship60 KGBarbadosGold
2011European Union Amateur Championships60 KGKatowice, PolandGold
2011European Amateur Championships60 KGRotterdam, NetherlandsGold
2012World Amateur Championship60 KGQinhuangdao, ChinaGold
2012Olympic Games60 KGLondon, United KingdomGold
2013European Union Amateur Championships60 KGKeszthely, HungaryGold
2014European Amateur Championships60 KGBucharest, RomaniaGold
2014World Amateur Championship60 KGJeju, South KoreaGold
2015European Games60 KGBaku, AzerbaijanGold
2016World Amateur Championship60 KGAstana, KazakhstanBronze

Katie Taylor Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

InstagramInstagram Profile@katie_t86
TwitterTwitter Profile@KatieTaylor
FacebookFacebook Profile@KatieTaylorBoxing

Katie Taylor Awards and Honors

Katie Taylor Awards
  1. In 2020 and 2022, she was named the Sports Person of the Year by RTÉ.
  2. In 2019, Katie Taylor received the Christy Martin Award for Female Fighter of the Year from the BWAA.
  3. She was named the Sportswoman of the Year in 2014 by The Irish Times and the Irish Sports Council.
  4. In 2013, Dublin City University bestowed upon her an honorary degree, Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil. hc).
  5. In 2012, Katie’s contributions to sports were acknowledged with an Irish Sports Book award at the Irish Book Awards.
  6. In 2012, Katie Taylor was recognized as the Sportsperson of the Year at the People of the Year Awards.
  7. In 2010, she was honored as the World Female Boxer of the Year by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
  8. In 2004, she was named the Under-19 Women’s International Player of the Year at the 2004 FAI International Football Awards.
  9. That same year, she also received the Sportsperson of the Year award from RTÉ.

Some Interesting Facts About Katie Taylor

  1. She is the first Irish woman to win an Olympic gold medal in boxing.
  2. She is the first female boxer to unify all four major world titles in the lightweight division.
  3. Taylor is a devout Catholic and has said that her faith is very important to her.
  4. She is also a talented footballer and played for the Republic of Ireland women’s national football team from 2006 to 2011.
  5. She has been named the BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 2019 and 2020.
  6. On June 15, 2018, Katie Taylor’s father, Pete, was involved in the Bray boxing club shooting incident, sustaining injuries to his chest and arm. Fortunately, he survived the attack.


Will Katie Taylor retire now?

Katie Taylor has not yet made her retirement intentions public. She has expressed her desire to keep competing at the greatest level for as long as possible and that she still enjoys boxing.

Has Katie Taylor ever lost a fight?

Katie Taylor lost her first professional fight to Chantelle Cameron.

How long has Katie Taylor been fighting for?

Katie Taylor has been fighting professionally since 2016.

Who defeated Katie Taylor?

Chantelle Cameron defeated Katie Taylor in an iconic match.

How many times did Katie Taylor win?

Katie Taylor boasts a 22-1 professional record.