|Real Name/Full Name:
|Miguel Angel Garcia Cortez
|36 years old
|December 15, 1987
|Oxnard, California, U.S.
|5 feet 6 inches
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Ryu Garcia, Django Garcia
|Is Mikey Garcia Gay?
|Net Worth in [current date format=’Y’]:
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Mikey Garcia was born as Miguel Angel Garcia Cortez on December 15, 1987. Mikey, better known by his stage name Mikey Garcia. Mikey is a professional boxer from America and has held a couple of world champions in four weight classes, comprising of the lineal junior welterweight label from the year 2018 to 2020. Mikey Garcia has previously held the Ring magazine and WBO featherweight titles from 2013 to 2014.
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Early Life & Biography
Mikey Garcia was born to Mexican parents, and his father named Eduardo was an amateur boxer and a trainer of Fernando Vargas, who was a world champion at La Colonia Youth Boxing Club. Mikey’s big elder brother named, Roberto was a former IBF Super Featherweight Champion and a professional boxer. Roberto later lost his belt to the late fighter Diego Corrales. Daniel, his eldest brother, was a trainer and a boxer. Mikey Garcia has appeared on ABC’s show named, American Latino TV and discussed balancing boxing with the demands of studies.
Mikey Garcia has confirmed that his parents brought him up in what he described as a gang-related neighborhood in Oxnard, California, and revealed that his two parents worked as strawberry pickers.
Mikey Garcia is a family man and is married to Fatima Garcia. Mikey first met his wife, when the two attended Pacifica High School. The couple blessed with three children, two sons, and one daughter.
Just like other celebrities, Mikey keeps the information about his wife and children a secret.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on December 15, 1987, Mikey Garcia is 36 years old as of today’s date [current date]. His height is 5 feet, 6 inches tall, and his weight is 92 kg.
Mikey Garcia began his boxing career at a tender age of fourteen years. Back in the year 2003, Mikey won a silver medal during the National Junior Olympic Championships in the 12lb division. Mikey Garcia won a bronze medal again in the year 2005, at the National Police Athletic League Championships, the two in the 132 lb division.
Mikey Garcia described as a patient boxer having good punching power, a natural right-handed boxer who loves switching to southpaw during most of the fights. Mikey turned into a professional back in the year 2006 and signed with Top Rank of Bob Arum. During his first 20 professional matches, Mikey went undefeated with 17 of the fights winning with a knockout.
During the April of 2010, Mikey Garcia won against the veteran Tomas Villa by a knockout during the first round, a fight that saw him win the WBO NABO Featherweight Championship.
In his subsequent fight, HBO advised Garcia to refuse a world title shot against Billy Dib, to fight for the undercard of Sebastian Zbik vs. Julio Cesar Chavez. Following his winning against Rafael Guzman, Mikey Garcia sent his regards to Genaro Hernandez, who was then suffering from cancer.
Mikey Garcia’s first breakthrough in boxing came on January 19, 2013, against Orlando Salido, who was the WBO Featherweight champion and Ring No. 1. In front of an almost sell-out audience of about 4,850 at The Theatre located at Madison Square Garden situated in New York City, Mikey Garcia subjugated the fight from the very start, maintaining his opponent, Salido, close with the jab.
Mikey knocked the opponent Salido down four times during the early stages of the fight, creating up a big lead on the scorecards. Through the 8th round, Salido unintentionally clashed head-on with Garcia, resulting from the breaking of Mikey’s nose. The fight ended between rounds, with the decision directed to the scorecards. Mikey Garcia won the match with scores of 79-70, 79-69, 79-69 to win his first world title.
Awards & Achievements
Mikey Garcia has won awards and titles in his career of Featherweight, Super Featherweight, Lightweight, and Light Welterweight categories. Mikey Garcia left his WBC lightweight title in April 2019 and won the “WBC Championship Emeritus” status.
Net Worth & Salary of Mikey Garcia in [current date format=’Y’]
As of February 2024, Mikey Garcia has an estimated net worth of more than $5 million. Mikey earns most of his income from his boxing career, and also from making public appearances and monetizing himself on the social media platforms. We do not have information about his monthly/annual salary, cars, or other assets.
Mikey Garcia is a successful professional boxer whose hard work and dedication is the reason he is a celebrated boxing star to date. Mikey began his career at a young age, and starting at a young age has helped him in one way or the other to grow both professionally and in person.