Canelo Alvarez
Canelo Alvarez
Celebrated Name: Canelo Alvarez
Real Name/Full Name: Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán
Gender: Male
Age: 33 years old
Birth Date: 18 July 1990
Birth Place: Guadalajara, Mexico
Nationality: Mexican
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In relationship
Wife/Spouse (Name): No
Children: Yes (Emily Cinnamon Alvarez)
Yes (Marisol Gonzalez)
Profession: Mexican professional boxer
Net Worth in 2024: $150 million
Last Updated: February 2024

Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán popularly known as Canelo Álvarez is one of the best professional boxer from Mexico, who has won the titled of three times world champion in two weight classes as well as the Ring magazine middleweight title.

Besides this, he has also named titles like a light-middleweight world champion, World Boxing Association championship, and World Boxing Council championship between 2011 to 2013.

Maybe you know about Canelo Alvarez very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Canelo Alvarez’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán is the son of Mexican origin parents, was born on July 18, 1990, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. After his birth, his family moved to Juanacatlán, Jalisco, when Álvarez was five years old. He started learning horseback riding while growing up in his family farmhouse. Álvarez has seven brothers, where he is the youngest one. He belongs to a family packed with sportspersons.

His brothers choose boxing as their professional career. His brothers Ramón Álvarez, Ricardo Álvarez, are International Boxing Federation North America Light Middleweight and Welterweight division champion, where his brother Rigoberto Álvarez is a WBA World Light Middleweight Champion. Inspired by his brother, Álvarez also chooses boxing as his professional career.

Personal Life

Canelo Álvarez was engaged with former Miss Mexico Universe 2003 and sports reporter of Televisa Deportes Marisol González on 22 October 2010. They were engaged for two years, but in 2012, Álvarez separated. Later, he was likened up with beauties like Cynthia Rodriguez, and Nelda Sepulveda. Right now, he is in a relationship with Fernanda Gomez. The couple first met at OMB Gala. Álvarez also has a daughter from his previous girlfriend.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 18 July 1990, Canelo Alvarez is 33 years old as of today’s date 29th February 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.


Canelo Álvarez started boxing when he was just thirteen years old. His elder brother Rigoberto Álvarez was his biggest inspiration. After watching his brother’s debut match, he decided to choose his career as a boxer. The junior Mexican national championship held in Sinaloa was the turning point in his career, where he won the silver medal for his outstanding performance.

At a very young age, he started gaining success. At the age of 15, he won the title of 2005 Junior Mexican National Boxing Champion, which was held in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas. He also held a part-time record of 44-2. After that, he had won many championships included WBC light middleweight champion, Catchweight fights, and Middleweight.

Awards & Achievements

Canelo Álvarez has achieved a successful boxing career in a very short span of time. Throughout his boxing career, he has won 49 fights out of 52. He is ranked by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and BoxRec on the list of world’s best light-middleweight.

According to BoxRec 2017 report, he is ranked as the world’s best active boxer and pound for pound. The Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and The Ring ranked him at an eighth position on the list of the world’s best active boxer. The Transnational Boxing Rankings Board also ranked him on the list of the best middleweight.

Net Worth & Salary of Canelo Alvarez in 2024

Canelo Alvarez Net Worth
Canelo Alvarez Net Worth

Canelo Álvarez is known to be one of the highest-paid boxers around the world. Álvarez’s net worth is approximated to be $150 million as of February 2024. His major source of income is his earnings from his boxing career. In 2017, he was ranked at #43 in the Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid athletes.

Álvarez earned around $25 million as his salary and winning income. Álvarez also endorsed much fitness-related equipment, clothing brands such as Under Armour, Everlast, and Tecate. These Brands offered millions of dollars, and Álvarez endorsement net worth is estimated to be worth about 1.5 million.

Álvarez is the well-known name in the world of boxing. He is best known for his unbeaten counter-puncher and formidable body puncher techniques. Throughout his career, he was only lost one fight out of 52. He is a well-deserving name in boxing history. Besides boxing, Álvarez also has been an active participant in numerous charity events. He donates $1 million to help Mexico earthquake victims.


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