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Full NameEric Scott Esch
First NameEric
Middle NameScott
Last NameEsch
Birth NameEric Scott Esch
Other NameButterbean,King of the 4 Rounders
ProfessionProfessional Boxer
Birth CityAtlanta, Georgia
Birth CountryUnited States of America
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseLibby Gaskin
No Of Children3
FilmographyJackass: The Movie
Date of BirthAugust 3,1968
Age51 years

Retired Professional Boxer Eric Esch's Net Worth Is Less Than Expected

Eric Esch, an American retired professional boxer and MMA fighter, fought professionally from 1994 to 2011. Famed for his nickname Butterbean, the former American boxer recorded 77 wins (58 via Knockout) out of 91 pro-boxing matches.

Despite an impressive fights throughout carer, Esch has an estimated net worth of around $500,000 as of August 2019.

No doubt that his professional boxing career, followed by the transition to kickboxing and then to MMA earned him a hefty fortune. However, his lavish lifestyle accompanied by expenses on boxing training and diets took out a chunk of his cash.

Flourished Professional Boxing, Kick-Boxing & MMA Career Aided Fortune

With the commencement of his fighting career through Toughman Contest scene, the 5-time World Toughman Heavyweight Champion made his pro-boxing debut on October 15, 1994, with a win against Tim Daniels.

Initially, famous as Butterbean (gained nickname after being forced to go on a diet, mainly chicken and butterbeans), he later became famous as King of the 4 Rounders.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, with his career of 17 years, Eric earned a considerable fortune and owns $500,000 net worth as of August 2019.

For a fact, his worth is same as of American boxer Evander Holyfield but owns far-less than that of Floyd Mayweather, who owns $565 million & Deontay Wilder ($25 million).

Eric Esch, an American former boxer transited to kick-boxing & MMA before retirement

Eric Esch, an American former boxer transited to kick-boxing & MMA before retirement

Apart from boxing, Butterbean aka Eric tried out his luck in MMA, with his debut on December 31, 2003, playing a loss against Genki Sudo.

Well, his MMA career records 17 wins (7 via KO) out of 28 matches, which earned him $30,000 in total.

Even though Eric Esch remains mum about his boxing earnings, he surely earned tens of thousand dollars.

Well, the average salary of a professional boxer is around $35,584 per year, though can rise up depending on the events.

Brief Journey & Career Stats

From 1994 to 2013, he went with the boxing career record of 77 wins out of 91, of which Eric made 58 knockouts.

Back in the 90s, many speculated on the possible bout of Eric aka Butterbean against the legendary boxer Mike Tyson, though it never happened.

Having fought against the famous boxers like Louis Monaco, Patrick Graham, Peter McNeeley and Larry Holmes, the American boxer transited to kick-boxing in 2003 till 2009, concurrently went with MMA through 2011, before retirement.

Eric Esch's fight against Larry Holmes

Eric Esch's fight against Larry Holmes

During his kick-boxing career, Eric made only 3 wins in 7 fights, having clashed with international fighters like Wesley Correira, Hiromi Amada, and Mike Bernardo.

What After Boxing Retirement?

Well, Esch works as a reserve deputy sheriff in his hometown Jasper, Alabama. In addition to that, he starred in the documentary Big Law: Deputy Butterbean, that aired in August 2011 for one season only.

Moreover, the retired boxer made film appearance through Jackass: The Movie (2002) which made a gross collection of $79.5 million.

It later followed his TV appearance in guest-role in NBC's Parenthood (2010) alongside Peter Krause.

House, Cars & Lifestyle

For a fact, the average household income in the USA is $59,000, which can take a decade of a normal family to sum up as much as of Eric Esch.

Well, the retired boxer prefers Surely, Butterman does live a quality lifestyle.

Currently, the Elite-1 MMA Super Heavyweight champion resides in his house in Jasper, Alabama, estimated to be worth hundreds of thousand dollars.

The median house price in Alabama is $219,000, which calls an yearly insurance premium of $1,358.

Eric Esch's house in Jasper, Alabama

Eric Esch's house in Jasper, Alabama

For now, the details on Esch's car collection is not out, but without a doubt, can afford cars like Corvette Stingray, Dodge Challenger, Ford, and Mercedes.

Apart from his expenses on lifestyle management, the former American boxer also spends huge money on accommodations and travels.

Well, his list of expenditure also includes tax payments; Eric's Alabama residence calls on 0.331% of its assessed value as property tax while income tax takes $20,672 upon the yearly income of $100,000.

Charity Involvements

As for a fact, Erick aka Butterbean is not active in social media platforms like Instagram & Twitter, through which many celebrities organize and promotes charity events.

Though the former American boxer does have low-key participation in many fundraising events along with association with non-profit organizations like Boxing Future, that aims to provide opportunities & empowerment to youngster thorough sports.

Eric Esch's Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wife, Married Life & Children

Born on August 3, 1966, in Atlanta, Georgia, the USA, Eric's birth name is Eric Scott Esch but is also famous as Butterbean. His family moved to St. Johns, Michigan, when he was 4.

Well, Esch had a tough childhood as his mother died when he was 8 and was often bullied in school due to overweight.

Initially, Eric used to deck floors for manufactured homes, until his colleagues dared him to enter Toughman Contest, a boxing promoter platform, which proved to be the steps to his fighting career.

For now, the detail on his family background including father & mother is not out. Eric Esch holds American nationality and is of white ethnicity.

Who Is Eric's Wife? His Children?

Well, the retired boxer is a happily married man and enjoys a sound relationship with girlfriend-turned-wife Libby Gaskin.

The duo is yet to open up about their courtship & wedding but seems to be in a relationship for a long time.

Eric Esch and his wife

Eric Esch and his wife Libby

Also, Esch and Libby share 3 children together: Brandon and Caleb, both MMA fighter and a daughter named Grace.

Age & Height

As of August 2019, Esch's age is 53 and has a height of 5 ft. 11.5 inches (182 cm). He weighs around 193 Kg (425 lbs).

Updated On Tue Aug 27 2019 Published On Tue Aug 20 2019 By