|Celebrated Name:||Luis Ortiz|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Luis Ortiz|
|Age:||42 years old|
|Birth Date:||March 29,1979|
|Birth Place:||Camaguey, Cuba|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Luis Ortiz Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2021|
Luis Ortiz is a Cuban professional boxer. He has won many medals for his skill of heavy weight lifting. He is nicknamed by the audience as “King Kong” for his counterpunching skills. He has been a long term member of the Cuban National team without succeeding at the top international level. Till now, he has fought 35 fights out of which he had won 31.
Maybe you know about Luis Ortiz very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about the details of Luis Ortiz’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 & Biography
Born on November 19, 1979, in Camaguey, Cuba. The player has kept his schooling and family out of the limelight, and that is why his parents and his early life is not well known. He has been known mostly since his career as a weightlifter started.
Ortiz’s fan usually questions about his relation and personal life. Unfortunately, the talented sportsman keeps details about his family out of the limelight. Thus, his family members are not well known. However, due to his high level of discipline and the commendable personality, most people guess that he must be doing well in his family.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on March 29,1979, Luis Ortiz is 42 years old. His height is 1.93m tall, and his weight is 132kg.
Ortiz made a debut when he was of 30 years in 2010 against an American Boxer Lamar Davis at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florid. He won the fight just after 80 seconds of round one. He fought his second professional fight at the venue of Seminole Hotel against Charles Davis. In his third fight, he claimed the vacant WBC FECARBOX heavyweight title. He fought in Doubletree Westshore Hotel in Florida against Ruben Rivera.
He won many titles in heavy weight lifting, and in March 2017, he signed a deal with American boxing advisor Al Haymon. By now fought 35 matches and had won almost all of them. On 29 September 2014, it was reported that Ortiz had failed a drug test. The drugs found in Ortiz’s sample were diuretic chlorothiazide and hydrochlorothiazide, which are used to treat high pressure and also can be used as masking agents for enhancing the performance. Ortiz never informed VADA that he has been on medication.
On October 9, Eddie Hearn, promoter of Anthony Joshua, stated that Ortiz could remain a mandatory challenger of the WBA. On 16 January, it was announced that Ortiz would next fight German heavyweight contender Christian Hammer.
Awards & Achievements
On awards and achievements so far, he won the silver medal at World cup in 2005. Many other titles were also won by him. Some of them are:-
- WBC FECARBOX heavyweight title in August 2010
- WBA Intercontinental heavyweight title in 2016
- WBA Interim heavyweight title in 2015
Apart from this, many other titles like WBC Fedelatin heavyweight title, WBC Latino title of weightlifting, and many more.
Net Worth & Salary of Luis Ortiz in 2021
As of September 2021, Ortiz has garnered a net worth of $10 million. The majority of his earnings come from being a Cuban professional boxer. He has won a silver medal at the 2005 World Cup for his heavy weight lifting skills. Apart from this, he has won many silver, bronze medals for his country. He has played 35 matches till now, out of which he had lost only two matches.
Luis Ortiz is one of the most influential Cuban professional Boxers. He took the boxing culture of Cuba to another level by making many records. He has been nicknamed “King Kong for his skills of heavyweight lifting. The aura which Howard has given to boxing history is undoubtedly marvelous.