Austin Trout Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Joan Agie
Jan 30, 2024 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on Aug 29, 2022
Austin Trout won the WBA World Light Middleweight title in February 2011.
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About Austin Trout

Austin Trout was born on September 18, 1985, in the United States of America in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Austin Trout is an American professional boxer well known as the WBA light middleweight boxing champion, winning the WBA title from 2011 - 2013. Austin Trout has also won the light middleweight world title three times, two IBF titles, and one WBC title.

Austin Trout is also a sponsor for many brands. He is married to Taylor Hardardt, and they have three children together. He loves to spend time with his family and gives a lot of credit to his wife for efficiently handling everything when he is away for his boxing matches.

Austin Trout is also quite active on social media and claims Twitter to be his favorite social media application. However, he also feels Instagram is the number one social media application for him as well. Austin Trout is mainly known by his nickname - No Doubt.

He stated that his biggest fight to date was against the earlier WBO champion Sergiy Dzinziruk.

Austin Trout Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Austin Trout’s net worth?

Austin Trout’s net worth is estimated to be around $500,000. He mainly earns through his matches, but he is also sponsored by many brands, which adds to his net worth.

How much does Austin Trout earn per year?

Austin Trout’s annual income is not known as of yet.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Austin Trout?

Austin Trout is quite tall, with a height of about 5 ft 10 in (177 cm).

How old is Austin Trout?

Austin Trout was born on September 18, 1985. He is 37 as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Austin Dwyane Trout was born in 1985 in New Mexico in the United States of America. His mother and grandmother raised Austin Trout in Las Cruces, New Mexico. His mother is called Minnesa Johnson Trout. She always encouraged Austin and is one of the inspirations in his life. She was also the one who introduced boxing to Austin. Austin Trout also has a sister named Tammy Partee, but not much is known about her. Austin Trout attended the Mayfield High School located in New Mexico. There is no information about his college.

Austin started boxing at the young age of 10. His mother encouraged him to try boxing, which is how Austin got interested in boxing. Moreover, he also watched several boxing movies like 'Rocky' and 'Play it to the Bone'. All of this together made his passion for boxing grow, and later, he made it his professional career.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Austin Trout’s partner?

Austin Trout is married to Taylor Hardardt. They married on May 26, 2013, in Grace Gardens, El Paso. They have three children. Their eldest daughter is named Kaira. Their second child is a boy and is called Elijah. Their youngest child is a girl, and she is called Charlotte. Kiara is mainly focused on playing basketball, whereas Elijah prefers playing football. Their youngest child, Charlotte, is doing cheerleading and gymnastics.

Austin Trout was also featured in a reality TV series called ‘Say Yes to the Dress’, where he appeared with his then-fiancee and now-wife Taylor. At that time, they were not married, and it was a show where he accompanied Taylor to choose her wedding dress. The episode was named ‘His Opinion’.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Austin Trout is best known for his fight against second highest ranked boxer Miguel Cotto at the Madison Square Garden. This was considered one of the biggest fights in his career, which helped him to defend his WBC title. Moreover, he held several records for two consecutive years, like the WBA light middleweight title.

After completing his amateur career with a final record of 163-42-1, Austin began his professional career as a boxer at 19. He kept winning all his boxing matches as soon as he started his career. In 2011, he got to participate in his first world title fight. In 2011, Austin was reported to have tested positive on a post-match test. His competitor’s promoter asked for an immediate rematch. Soon, Austin was cleared from this report. In 2012, WBA ordered purse bids for Mundine, their interim champion against Austin Trout, but it never really took place. Instead, Trout was to have a match with Delvin Rodriguez, where Delvin lost against Trout’s power punches.

Later, he also set a record for Showtime boxing when he crossed the average viewership rates for his fight with Miguel Cotto, a former three-division champion and the second-ranked light middleweight boxer who had never lost a single fight before his fight with Austin Trout. After winning several times, Austin also faced consecutive losses in 2013. His comeback trail started in 2014. In 2014, he had a comeback fight with Daniel Dawson. He next fought with Luis Grajeda, who was completely knocked down in the eighth round, and thus Austin had a stoppage victory. However, he kept fighting and won the maximum of his fights. As of 2022, he has played a total of 41 matches and has made a fantastic record of 35 wins, only five losses, and a single draw.

Charity Work

Austin Trout has been involved in various charities. He is quite active and posts it on his social media accounts on Instagram and Twitter.

What awards has Austin Trout won?

Austin Trout is known for setting excellent records, and his matches have always been impressive. Austin Trout was the winner of the 2004 US National Amateur Welterweight Champion. Moreover, Austin was also the runner-up of the 2004 US Olympic Boxing Team. Even in all these years, he has won numerous titles.

Austin Trout’s Hobbies And Interests

Austin Trout developed his interest in boxing from the age of 10. Since then, his passion for boxing grew, and he soon converted it into his professional career. But if we keep his professional side aside, Austin loves to spend time with his family and is entirely dedicated to his family. Austin is still a child at heart and enjoys playing with his kids. He goes longboarding in the summers and snowboarding in the winters. Moreover, he loves gaming in his free time.

Other Interesting Austin Trout Facts And Trivia

  • Austin Trout’s zodiac sign is Virgo.
  • Austin has his pre-fight rituals and meals like every other professional boxer.
  • He prays a total of three times before his fight starts. His first prayer is down by him when he is alone. His second prayer takes place with his team. He prays for the third and last time as soon as he steps inside the ring.
  • Before his fights, he prefers light meals. He likes to have light pasta with some marinara sauce. But as soon as he finishes his fights, he wants to have fried food and chocolates.
  • His favorite artists include Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, and Fall Out Boy.
  • He won the WBA World Light Middleweight title on February 5, 2011.
  • As for his boxing career, he still wants to be in the boxing scene in the coming years and has not thought of retiring from his career.
  • His biggest fight was to defend his WBA World Light Middleweight title against Miguel Cotto, a former division champion.
  • He has won many fights by deftly using his powerful left hook.
  • Austin Trout made his debut as a professional boxer when he was around 19 years old on September 1, 2005. His debut match was fought at Isleta Casino and Resort in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • During his first bout, he emerged as the winner by defeating Justo Almazan in round three via TKO, while initially, the fight was slated for four rounds.
  • His second fight featured Josh Pankey, who was making his debut. Austin decimated his opponent within two minutes in the first round of this bout.

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Austin Trout Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Austin Dwayne Trout

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

Las Cruces



177 cm

Eye Color



Professional Boxer


Mayfield High School

Net Worth



Taylor Hardardt


Minnesa Johnson Trout
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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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