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Lucia Frederica Rijker

Birthday, Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & Facts

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Lucia Frederica Rijker’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Lucia Frederica Rijker

Place Of Birth

Amsterdam , Netherlands

Age

54 years old

Birth Date

December 06, 1967

Star Sign

Scorpio

Lucia Frederica Rijker Facts

Child Star?

No

Occupation

Kickboxer

Net Worth

$1.5 million

Height

1.7m (5'5"")

Nationality

Dutch

Chinese Year

Year of the Sheep

About Lucia Rijker

Dutch professional boxer, kickboxer, and actress, Lucia Rijker, was born on December 6, 1967.

The media occasionally referred to Lucia Rijker as 'The Most Dangerous Woman in the World', and she has maintained many boxing records. Rijker is a Buddhist who speaks four languages and spends time each day contemplating and reciting.

Rijker is mostly involved in her boxing profession and many of her best boxing moments have been posted to YouTube.

Her dad is from Suriname, while her mother was born in the Netherlands. Little else is known about her family life. As an actress, she is best known as the dirty boxer Billie 'The Blue Bear', from the movie, 'Million Dollar Baby'.

Lucia Rijker Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Lucia Rijker's net worth?

The net worth of Lucia Rijker is $1.5 million.

How much does Lucia Rijker earn per year?

The exact annual income of Lucia Rijker is not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Lucia Rijker?

Lucia Rijker is 5 ft 5 in (165 cm) tall.

How old is Lucia Rijker?

Professional boxer, Lucia Rijker, was born on December 6, 1967. She is currently 54 years old and will turn 55 in December 2022.

Childhood And Education

Lucia Rijker began training in judo at the young age of six, which marked the beginning of her career in martial arts. She joined the Dutch National Softball Team a year later. After taking up fencing at 14 years old, she won the title of Netherlands Junior Champion. Then, when she was 15, she started her fighting career and defeated Lily Rodriguez, the American kickboxing champion. Lucia Rijker won four world championships, had a 36-0 (25 KO) kickboxing record, and gained fame for being the best fighter.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Lucia Rijker dating?

Lucia Rijker has not revealed any information about her dating life, so it is not known if she is dating anyone at the moment.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Lucia Rijker left her kickboxing career in 1999, to seek a profession in Hollywood, after winning her first 14 fights, but struggling to get a battle with Christy Martin. She starred as dirty boxer, Billie 'The Blue Bear' Osterman in the 2004 Oscar-winning film, 'Million Dollar Baby', and she was mentioned in the film, 'Shadow Boxers'. She had a small part in 'Rollerball' and appeared briefly as Dana's trainer in the season two finale of 'The L Word' in 2005. She appeared in 'The L Word' again in 2018, as Dusty, Helena's prison cellmate. In the 'Star Trek' movie, Rijker portrayed a Romulan communications officer.

Charity Work

Lucia Rijker has helped develop seminars related to boxing at the Church Street Gym.

What awards has Lucia Rijker won?

Between 1985 and 1994, Lucia was the WKA (World Kickboxing Association) Women's Division World Champion. Also, she claimed the position of Women's World Champion for the ISKA (International Sports Karate and Kickboxing Association) in 1989 and 1994.

Lucia Rijker’s Hobbies And Interests

Lucia Rijker was always interested in boxing and martial arts. She emerged as a very successful professional boxer.

Other Interesting Lucia Rijker Facts And Trivia

  • Several newspapers, including 'Within Kung Fu', have featured Rijker on the cover.
  • She successfully defeated well-known fighters, such as Marcela Acura (fifth-round knockout) to win the WIBF Welterweight Title. Acura entered the fight unbeaten and departed with a history of 42-6-1 with Deborah Sunshine Fettkether.

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