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Andy Ruiz Jr

Andy Ruiz Jr

Andy Ruiz Jr is a Mexican-American professional boxer. He competes in the heavyweight championship division. Besides, he has earned several heavyweight titles including WBA, IBF, WBO, and IBO. He is also ranked as the world’s best active heavyweight by Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and BoxRec and as well as No. 3rd by The Ring.

Andy Ruiz Jr was born in Imperial, California, the United States on September 11, 1989. He was born to Mexican parents as Andres Ponce Ruiz Jr. As of 2019, he is 30 years old and his star sign is Virgo.

The professional is Mexican- American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Concerning his education, he graduated from the Imperial high school in the year 2007.

Professional Career

Andy Ruiz Jr was interested in boxing since his childhood. He took training under Cuban coach Fernando Ferrer.  On 29 March 2009, he debuted as a professional boxer in a match against Miguel Ramirez in Tijuana Mexico. And he won the fight with a first-round knockout. Afterward, he had a fight in America at the Gaylord Hotel in Grapevine, Texas in March 2010.

 Mexican-American professional boxer, Andy Ruiz Jr
Caption: Mexican-American professional boxer, Andy Ruiz Jr (Photo: menshealth )

He knocked out his opponent Luke Vaughn in the first round. During that time, he won two gold medals in the Mexican Junior Olympics. Followed by winning a Ringside world title championship. In the year 2013, Andy won the WBO heavyweight Intercontinental champion by defeating fighter Joe Hanks. The same year, he participated and won the North American Boxing Federation by defeating Tor Harmer. He then fought against Siarhel Liankhovich, the match went for 10 rounds and Andy won the match.

Afterward, he fought with many other Heavyweight Champion like Joell Godfrey, Raphael Zumbano and Franklin Lawrence. So far, Andy has made 29 wins from 29 fights in his career and has won NABF Title five times. Andy will be fighting with the Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua in an upcoming bout in 2019, December 7.

Is Andy Ruiz Jr Married? Who Is His Wife?

Yes, the professional boxer Andy Ruiz Jr is a married man. He is married to his long-term girlfriend in a lavish wedding ceremony in front of their family members and close friends. However, there is not much information about his wife.

 Mexican-American professional boxer, Andy Ruiz Jr with his kids
Caption: Mexican-American professional boxer, Andy Ruiz Jr with his kids (Photo: Instagram )

From their marriage, the couple share four lovely children together named Richie, Andy, Beverly, and Bella. Currently, Andy is living a happy and blissful life with his wife and children in California in a luxurious house. He often shares photos of his wife and children on his official Instagram account.

What Is The Net Worth Of Andy Ruiz Jr?

The 30 years old has got a net worth of $3.5 million as of 2019 which he earned through his professional career as a professional heavyweight boxer. Andy Euiz Jr. is one of the most reputed boxers and has won several fights throughout his boxing career. Besides, he has also earned several heavyweight titles including WBA, IBF, WBO, and IBO.

Heavyweight Champion, Andy Ruiz Jr
Caption: Heavyweight Champion, Andy Ruiz Jr (Photo: Instagram )

In March 2018, he earned £382,000 in a match against Devin Vargas. As per reports,  he is going to receive a sum of around £8 million for the rematch against Anthony Joshua. The match might be held in December 2019. So far, this amount will be the highest amount he receives throughout his career. Some sources also claimed that he is expecting more than £10 million for the rematch.

In addition, he also owns a lavish mansion and also has a collection of luxurious cars. His lavish mansion is worth millions of dollars.

Height & Weight

The professional heavyweight boxer has a height of 6 feet and 2 inches with a bodyweight of around 119 kg. Similarly, he has black colored hair with brown color eyes.

Heavyweight Champion, Andy Ruiz Jr
Caption: Heavyweight Champion, Andy Ruiz Jr (Photo: Instagram )

Moving on to his social networking sites, Andy Ruiz Jr. is active on Instagram and on Twitter.

Facts of Andy Ruiz Jr

Full NameAndy Ruiz Jr.
Net Worth$3.5 million
Date Of BirthSeptember 11, 1989
Age30 years 8 months
Place Of BirthImperial, California, the United States
Height6 feet 2 inches
Weight119 kg
ProfessionProfessional Boxer
EducationImperial high school
NationalityMexican-American
ChildrenRichie, Andy, Beverly, Bella
InstagramAndy Ruiz Jr Instagram
Star SignVirgo

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