Roberto Duran
Roberto Duran
Celebrated Name: Roberto Duran
Real Name/Full Name: Roberto Durán Samaniego
Gender: Male
Age: 73 years old
Birth Date: 16 June 1951
Birth Place: El Chorrillo, Panama City, Panama
Nationality: Panamanian
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 90 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Felicidad Iglesias
Children: Yes (Irichelle Durán, Giovana Durán, Roberto Duran, Víctor Durán, Dalia Durán, Robin Durán)
Profession: Panamanian professional boxer
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Roberto Duran is known as a Panamanian former professional boxer, and he contended from period of 1968 till 2001, who is best recognized for being a versatile brawler as well as in-fighter in the ring, which received him a nickname, i.e., “Manos de Piedra” (“Hands of Stone”) on account of his overwhelming punching power.

Maybe you know about Roberto Duran 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 Roberto Duran’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

Roberto Duran was born in the year 1951 to Clara Samaniego and Margarito Durán Sánchez. His birthplace is Garage, located in Panama. His mother was a native of Guararé, in Panama, whereas his father belonged from Arizona, located in the US, and he possessed Mexican origin.

It is known that he was brought up within shantytowns of El Chorrillo inside the district “La Casa de Piedra” (The House of Stone) Panama. Moreover, he has started fighting with practiced boxers inside Neco de La Guardia gymnasium while he was of age eight.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 16 June 1951, Roberto Duran is 73 years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. His height is 1.7 m tall, and his weight is 90 kg.


Roberto Duran started off his career by making his professional debut during the year 1968 when he was of age 16.

After an opening adjustment, he actually won thirty in a sequence and had scored knockout wins against the upcoming Featherweight Champion named Ernesto Marcel as well as prior Super Featherweight Champion named Hiroshi Kobayashi, ending in his initial title fight in the year 1972.

He, being a 2-to-1 underdog, recorded a knockdown in opposition to the defensive champion only fifteen seconds to the starting round and beaten him during the bout. He has actually followed upright on his title-winning based performance through many non-title matches.

Afterward, in that year, during the next non-title bout, he has defeated ten-round decisions to Esteban De Jesús. He even got back on track through effective title defenses in opposition to Hector Thompson, Jimmy Robertson, as well as future Lightweight Champion named Guts Ishimatsu.

Removing the Lightweight title was actually a build-up for an effort at the Welterweight title. He ultimately seeks retirement during the year 2002 when he was of age 50 (getting formerly retired in the year 1998) through a formal record of 103 wins, 119 fights, as well as 70 knockouts.

Awards & Achievements

In the year 2002, Roberto Duran was elected through The Ring magazine as a fifth greatest fighter of the previous 80 years, when boxing historian named Bert Sugar nominated him as an eighth greatest fighter of all time.

This boxer is a four-weight world champion, holding titles at lightweight (from the period of 1972 till 1979), welterweight (in 1980), light middleweight (from the period of 1983–1984), as well as a middleweight (in 1989).

He, too, dominates as the undisputed and also lineal lightweight champion (from the period of 1978–1979), as well as the lineal welterweight champion (in 1980). This boxer is too acknowledged as a second boxer who contended across a span of five decades; the initial one was Jack Johnson.

Net Worth & Salary of Roberto Duran in 2024

Roberto Duran Net Worth
Roberto Duran Net Worth

As of July 2024, Roberto Duran has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He makes his fortune from mainly being a Panamanian boxer spanning more than three decades, and he is now retired.

The boxer has started fighting in the Lightweight division as well as he actually won all but one of his fights at the Lightweight level, making a 70-1 record. Across the run of his career, the boxer has actually fought 119 bouts as well as he has won 104 out of them.

Moreover, apart from boxing, he earned well by being a musician as well as the licensed ultralight pilot. Duran supposedly blew through over $20 million throughout the peak of his boxing career on an extravagant lifestyle.

Roberto Duran now enjoys a lavish lifestyle from his net worth of millions, being a retired boxer. This has only made possible due to the fact that he consistently competed in boxing career for a span of more than three decades.

If you just glance at his championships and titles win, you will get stunned by his achievements.


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