Choi Hyun-mi is a talented South Korean boxer. Choi Hyun-mi is popular for being the undefeated reigning world champion for 14 years since 2008.

Table of Biography

Early Life

Choi Hyun-mi was born on 7 November 1990 and she is currently 31 years old. She is originally from Pyongyang, North Korea, and her zodiac sign is Scorpio. This personality was a North Korean until the year 2004. Since 2004, she has held South Korean citizenship.

Not much is known about this personality’s family, education, and other personal details. The only known fact about her family is that her father’s name is Choi Young-Choon and he was a successful businessman in North Korea who settled in South Korea after fleeing the North along with his family. Also, she has an older brother whose name is not mentioned yet but occasionally appears on her Instagram profile. Since June 2021, she has had a border collie pet dog.

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Caption: Choi Hyun-mi enjoying her quality time with her mother and brother. Source: Instagram

Career and Professional Life

Professionally, Choi Hyun-mi is a boxer. This South Korean boxer has won two-weight world championships. She has been holding the WBA female super-featherweight title since the year 2014. In the past, this boxer also held the title of the WBA female featherweight from the year 2008 to 2013. She has been a professional since 2008 and is among the longest-fighting female boxers.

As of September 2020, The Ring ranks this South Korean boxer as the world’s 3rd-best active female super-featherweight. Likewise, BoxRec ranks boxer Choi as the world’s 9th best active female super-featherweight.

At the young age of 18 years, this boxer was asked to prepare to compete in the 2008 Olympics. This was as a member of the North Korean team. However, the International Olympic Committee decided to not include women’s boxing in the competition back then.

Then in the year 2004, boxer Choi’s father fled the country, i.e. North Korea. His family followed suit and traveled initially through China. The family was smuggled through Vietnam before settling in South Korea. The Choi family finally settled in South Korea. In the South, Choi’s promoters advertised her as the “Defector Girl Boxer”.

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Caption: Choi Hyun-mi after winning a game in September 2021. Source: Instagram

More Details

Talking about the beginning of her boxing career, Choi entered the amateur ranks in South Korea in the year 2006. She then won 5 domestic titles and turned professional in the year 2007. Her debut match as a professional boxer was against Xu Chun Yan. Then in August 2013, she fought for WBA Interim female super-featherweight title. For this title, she played against Emika Raika.

Moreover, in May 2016, this professional boxer competed for Unathi Myekeni for the vacant WBG female super-featherweight title. She won this match too. Then in 2017, this talented boxer retained her WBA female super-featherweight title in two matches.

Subsequently in 2018, this boxer fought in a single match only. In this match, this boxer defended her title against Mayra Alejandra Gomez. Since that year, this Korean boxer fought in two matches and has won both of them. Recently in May 2021, this boxer was scheduled to face Terri Harper. However, Terri had to move out due to her injury. To date, this South Korean boxer is still undefeated in her professional boxing career.

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Caption: Choi Hyun-mi posing for a photo with boxer Gennadiy Golovkin. Source: Instagram

Relationship Status

Choi Hyun-mi is most probably single at present. The professional boxer has not shared any social media posts or news related to her love life. The boxer is probably excellent at keeping her personal life away from the media or is indeed single at present. In case she is indeed single, the talented boxer is sure to gain a number of lovers when she is ready as she is talented, charming, and beautiful.

Body Measurements

Choi Hyun-mi stands tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches. Although her exact bodyweight is not mentioned, it is well-known that she is a super-featherweight. On the other hand, the boxer has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Social Media and Net Worth

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Caption: Choi Hyun-mi in a talk show with South Korean actors Lee Dong Wook and Jang Doyoun. Source: Instagram

Talking about her social media presence, Choi Hyun-mi joined Twitter in December 2020 and her username on his platform is @hyunmichoi7. Likewise, on Instagram, this personality’s username is @hyunmi.choi.7. So far, this Instagram account has garnered more than 14.4k followers. Moving on, this boxer created her “패서프로 최현미 (Champ Choi)” Youtube channel on 2 April 2020. So far, this channel has garnered over 909.4k views and 15.3K subscribers. Moving on, the South Korean professional boxer has a net worth of around $1 million to $5 million US dollars.

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