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Josh Popper


Josh Popper is an American boxer instructor, footballer, entrepreneur, and social media personality. Josh Popper is the founder of the Bredwinners boxing gym in New York City. He came to the news after being rumoured to be the boyfriend of singer and songwriter Madonna.

Early Life

Josh Popper was born on September 24, 1993, in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, United States. Currently, he is 31 years old as of 2024, and he has a birth sign of Libra.

He is an American by nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. Additionally, he practices Christianity religion. Currently, he resides in Manhattan,  New York City, New York.

The names of his parents are Michael Popper Sr. (father) and Vanita Allen (mother). Meanwhile, his mother is an entrepreneur and shares a close bond with his mother.

He was raised along with his siblings; Michael, Popper, Chris J Popper, Michael J. Popper Jr. Michael J. Popper Jr, and Justina Popper. His mother raised her children single-handedly.

Caption: Josh Popper’s childhood photo along with his mother (Source: Instagram)

Josh Popper – Education

In terms of his academics, he attended Holy Spirit High School. After completing his high school education, he enrolled at Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey studied there from 2011 to 2015.

Professional Career

Josh Popper began his career in football before moving on to boxing. During his sophomore year of college in 2011, he recorded 22 tackles, three for loss, two sacks, and even an interception. In 2013, he was chosen to the NJAC All-Conference first team and started all 12 games.

Furthermore, he recorded 65 tackles, 11.5 for loss, 2.5 sacks, two interceptions, one of which he recovered for a score, and two defensive passes. He attempted to join the National Football League (NFL). However, he was never drafted by any NFL team.

Caption: Josh Popper’s competition in the boxing ring (Source: Instagram)

After this, he turned his career as a professional Boxer but he couldn’t make it to the higher level or didn’t have a great career. As a result, he started to train young boxers and started his own boxing coaching centre named Bredwinners in February 2021.

In the gym center, he trains many clients, from amateur boxers to celebrities. He is a prominent model who has worked with numerous big fashion labels in addition to his coaching work.

Finance Agent

Popper has also established himself in the financial field as a certified representative of New York Life Insurance Company. And, as a finance agent, he provides a wide range of products and services to assist his clients in meeting their insurance and financial needs, such as college funding, retirement planning, and lifetime income schemes.

Net Worth 2024

Being a boxer instructor, and entrepreneur, he earned a good fortune through his profession. According to the online outlets, his net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million while his annual salary and income are yet unknown.

Relationship Status

Coming toward his personal life, Josh Popper has been making headlines after being spotted with the iconic American singer Madonna Louise Ciccone. Despite their huge age gap, tales of their relationship have circulated throughout the media.

Caption: Josh Popper with pop icon, Madonna, and his other friends (Source: Quien)

According to reports, Josh has been shot with the pop diva, even training one of her children to box at his Manhattan gym. A photo of Popper and Madonna with three friends has been circulating on social media, fueling reports of a romantic relationship.

Body Measurements

Josh Popper

Caption: Josh Popper posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

This handsome boxer instructor is 6 feet 1 inches tall (1.85 m) and weighs around 88 kg (195 lbs). In addition, he has a pair of brown eyes with brown hair colour and he has an athletic body type.

Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@_joshpopper’ there are over 12.2k followers. Other than this, he is not missing on Facebook and Twitter.