Who Are Teofimo Lopez Parents? Mother And Father
Teofimo Lopez was born to parents; Teofimo Lopez Sr. and Jenny Lopez. Both of them are Houndaran immigrants who migrated to the States.
He was born on July 30, 1997, in Brooklyn, New York. Further, his father Teófimo López Sr. started training him at the age of 6.
In addition to that, his father was struggling with addiction while growing up. His mother was working as a bartender in a strip club. López Jr would often rescue his father who had passed out
Furthermore, He also represented Honduras at the 2016 Summer Olympics after he was picked on the U.S. team.
Teofimo Lopez Parent's Nationality
Teofimo Lopez's parents hold American nationality and so does Teofimo Lopez.
Meanwhile, he has a different ethnic background that dates back to the time of the Second World War. Apparently, his grandfather was from Spain but moved to Honduras post-war where Teofimo's father was born. Later, he moved to the States.
Teofimo's mom and dad met in Honduras and gave birth to him after they settled in the U.S.
Teofimo Lopez Parents: Are they still alive?
Teofimo Lopez's parents are still alive.
However, Teofimo Lopez Sr's parents died when he was young. He was only 14 years old when his father died suddenly and three years later his mother hung herself to death.
After the death of his parents, stricken with guilt and anger Teofimo began dealing drugs in New York at the age of 17.
Not even the arrival of his three children could soothe him. Teófimo Jr, the future world champion would often rescue him when he passed out.
Further, Teofimo Jr believes that his father has done a great job as someone who lost both his parents at a young age.