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Who is Josh Popper? Meet Madonna’s Rumored Boyfriend

It seems like Madonna has a new man in her life, just a couple of days after it was reported that she broke up with her previous boyfriend Andrew Darnell. At the moment, the air is filled with romance rumors of the Material Girl hitmaker and a man named Josh Popper.

The dating rumors of Madonna and boxing instructor Josh saw the light of day on March 1, 2023, Wednesday. As per a report by Daily Mail, the seven-time Grammy winner started dating Popper soon after her breakup with Andrew Darnell.

Not long ago, the Like a Virgin singer even shared a picture of herself with the handsome hunk on the social media platform Instagram after one of his fights on February 12. In the photo, she can be seen cozied up to him in an all-black ensemble as he rocked a white tank top.

Popper also shared the same snap on his Instagram account. “I wanna thank my coaches, my team, and my Bredwinners family for pushing me to be my best in and out of the ring. I got some good people by my side,” he wrote in the caption of the Instagram post.

So, who is Josh Popper? Continue reading further to learn everything about the man who has managed to grab the heart and attention of the Queen of Pop.

Here’s everything you need to know about Madonna’s rumored boyfriend Josh Popper (including his age, educational background, profession and more)

Josh Popper is a boxing instructor by profession. In addition to this, he is also an upcoming fighter himself. The 6’4,” 240lb heavyweight is all set to fight in the Ring Masters Tournament semi-finals on March 3, 2023.

Popper was born and brought up in New Jersey. At the moment, he is 29 years old. He is currently based in New York. He grew up in Southern Jersey’s Egg Harbor Township before heading to college one hour away in Glassboro. As per his LinkedIn profile, he attended Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. He was a student at the university for a total of 4 years from the year 2011 to 2015.

Every now and then, Popper also hops in the ring apart from training others to learn the art of boxing. In the year 2019, he started posting pictures of himself flaunting his boxing skills on the social networking platform Instagram.

As of right now, it is not known exactly when Josh started training himself. However, he often uploads photos and videos of himself teaching others some of his skills on his Instagram page.

Josh Popper is the founder of Bredwinner’s boxing studio

Yeah, you read that right. Apart from being a teacher, the New-York based boxing instructor is also a businessman himself. He launched the Bredwinner’s boxing studio in February 2021. According to his Instagram page, the gym had its grand opening in November of the same year.

For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you, the boxing studio offers boxing lessons to people of all sorts of skill levels and also hosts events like watch parties.

As per Josh’s biography on the official site of Bredwinner he is a “lifelong athlete and a full-time coach.” It further read, “For Josh, boxing isn’t just about teaching you to move in the ring but teaching you how to move throughout life.”

Josh Popper was an NFL prospect

Before stepping into the world of boxing, Josh was an NFL athlete. He was a talented defensive end for Rowan University. At that time, he wanted to make it to the NFL and he had his eyes set on his goal.

After completing his graduation in the year 2015, Popper briefly joined the Arizona Cardinals for training camp but he was eventually cut from the roster before the season started. Shortly afterwards, he was picked by the Indianapolis Colts but later on, he was removed from the team.

While managing his boxing endeavours and the end of his football career, he covered his expenses by selling insurance for New York Life.

Josh Popper appeared in an episode of the show ‘Summer House’

Yeah, you read that right. The Bredwinner’s boxing studio founder made a small appearance on the Feb. 27, 2023, episode of the reality TV “Summer House.” This marked the reality TV debut of the boxing coach. He appeared in the episode of the show as Samantha Feher’s love interest.

At that point in time, Samantha Feher invited Josh who was also training her at the time, to hang out with the cast of the show while they partied in the Hamptons. Even after testing the waters, Feher cut off the possibility of having a romantic connection with Popper who didn’t seem to be interested in the reality TV star.

Josh Popper reportedly trains one of Madonna’s kids

Right now, it’s unknown when did Madonna and Josh Popper’s romance saw the light of day. On the other hand, the media outlet, Daily Mail put some light on how the two of them met each other.

It has been reported by the publication that one of Popper’s students is Madonna’s children. Up until now, it has not been revealed which of the Back That Up To The Beat singer’s kids is an aspiring boxer.

Josh Popper is pretty active on Instagram

These days, everyone is using various social media platforms like Instagram to promote their businesses. Like other peeps, Josh Popper also has a profile on the social media platform Instagram.

As of now, Popper has more than 6k followers on the photo and video-sharing platform Instagram. At the time of writing, he has 128 posts on his Instagram feed. His Instagram feed features a couple of snaps of him boxing in the ring, some pictures of him training other people and a few videos of him showing off his boxing skills.

Do you ship Madonna and Josh Popper as a couple? Kindly let us know your thoughts on the rumored couple in the comments section below. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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