James J. Braddock Net Worth: James J. Braddock was an American boxer who had a net worth of $100 thousand. James Walter Braddock was born in New York City, New York in June 1905 and handed away in November 1974. Braddock was born only a couple blocks from Madison Square Garden. He turned an expert boxer at 21 years previous. He fought for 3 years and posted a report of 44-2-2. Braddock upset Tuffy Griffiths in 1928 and earned a title struggle in 1929 however narrowly misplaced. After that his profession went right into a stoop and he misplaced a number of bouts to due power hand accidents. Braddock gave up boxing and labored as a longshoreman and picked up social help to assist feed his household within the Great Depression. He upset John Griffin in 1934 after returning to boxing. In 1935 Braddock defeated Max Baer to win the NYSAC and NBA World Heavyweight titles. He additionally earned the nickname “Cinderella Man”. In 1937 he misplaced these titles to Joe Louis in his second to final struggle. Braddock was recognized for his highly effective proper hand and was managed by Joe Gould. James was married to Mae Fox in 1930 and had three youngsters. James J. Braddock handed away on November 29, 1974 on the age of 69. In 2001 he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and he was immortalized by the 2005 movie Cinderella Man.