|Celebrated Name:||Andy Ruiz, Jr.|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Andrés Ponce “Andy” Ruiz Jr.|
|Age:||32 years old|
|Birth Date:||11 September 1989|
|Birth Place:||Imperial, California, U.S.|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes|
|Is Andy Ruiz jr. Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$5 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2021|
Andy Ruiz Jr. is a professional boxer from America. He has a Mexican touch. Ruiz is known for becoming a world heavyweight champion, and the first male boxer to achieve this coming from a Mexican background. Recently, he was named as the world’s fourth-best active heavyweight by BoxRec and Transnational Boxing records.
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Early Life & Biography
Ruiz took birth in the town of Imperial, California. His parents were immigrants from Mexico. Ruiz from his childhood days had an interest in baseball, but his father wished him to get into boxing. Ruiz was raised in Imperial as he did his graduation in Imperial High School. Ruiz worked with his father in his construction business before becoming a full-time boxer. He started his career as a boxer in Mexico. Ruiz, from his early days, had a powerful physique and, in Mexico, trained in his grandfather’s boxing gym. He acquired his ring name of ‘Destroyer.’
Ruiz is currently a resident of Imperial, California. He is a person who considers himself both American as well as Mexican for his Mexican touch. Andy has fluency in both English and Spanish languages. He is married to Julia, and the duo lives with five children.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 11 September 1989, Andy Ruiz Jr. is 32 years old as of today’s date 20th September 2021. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 90 kg.
Ruiz started his amateur career by playing for the Mexico boxing team. He held a record of a 105-5 win streak. He has also played two Olympic games for Mexico in the Beijing Olympics Games in 2008. Ruiz started his professional career at the age of 19 as he made his debut at the Plaza de Toros in Tijuana, Baja California, on March 28, 2009. His first bout was against Miguel Ramirez, who he defeated via a first-round Knockout.
He started defeating many stars as his career began to take a rise. He also defeated Juan Luis Lopez Alcaraz in a four-round bout in 2010 before making his American debut. He made his American debut in style as he knocked out Luke Vaughn in round one. In the fights that followed after, Ruiz kept a clean sheet by defeating players of high caliber such as Miles Kelly & Francisco Diaz via KO and Raymond Lopez via unanimous decision.
Ruiz started making his name as he moved up the ranks. He was scheduled to fight with Joe Hanks, who had an undefeated winning streak at Macau in 2013. This match was forced to be stopped as Ruiz with his extreme fight prowess dropped hanks twice to claim the vacant WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight title with this win. Ruiz made in and out of the ring, by defending and winning many titles. His last notable fight was with Anthony Joshua in 2019, which he won first, but while defending his title again in a rematch, he lost it.
Awards & Achievements
In a professional career spanning over ten years, Ruiz won many titles and accolades. Ruiz is a former World Heavyweight Champion, along with WBO, IBO and WBA (super), IBF titles to his name. He won all his claims in the Heavyweight genre. He is also known for retaining the WBC-NABF World Heavyweight Champion title.
Net Worth & Salary of Andy Ruiz Jr. in 2021
Ruiz’s primary source of income is from the awards he received as prize money from bouts and professional boxing. His salary is not estimated. As of September 2021, Ruiz has a net worth, which is expected to be around $5 million.
Andy Ruiz Jr. is a famous American Boxer who had a total of 35 fights in his professional career, out of which he won 33 of them. Among these 33 wins, there were wins that came by 22 knockouts straight. The 35 games included two losses too. Andy Ruiz Jr. had a blistering boxing career known for his speed and resilience.