Andy Ruiz Jr's net worth

By   |   Updated 25th March 2022

Net Worth Andy Ruiz Jr

The net worth of Andy Ruiz Jr is an estimated $18 Million.

The Mexican-American professional boxer has made his growing fortunes from boxing winning and brand endorsements. Read on to fine out more.

Early life

Andy Ruiz Jr. was born on September 11, 1989 in Imperial, California. His parents were both Mexican immigrants. He grew up in Imperial, California.

Education

Andy ran track and played football and served as class president. He also won student of the month 3 times. He went on to play college football for two years before a knee injury forced him out. He then began boxing professionally.

Family Life

Ruiz lives in California with his 5 children and wife Julie Ruiz and their 5 children.

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How did Andy Ruiz Jr build his net worth?

Andy Ruiz Jr started boxing at an early age of seven and remained undefeatable until 2013.

He made his professional boxing debut on March 28, 2009, in Tijuana, Mexico.

At the time, Andy was 19, and he went on to claim the WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight title in July 2013.

Before facing Anthony Joshua, his most profitable fight was with Devin Vargas in 2018.

Ruiz shocked the world with a KO of Vargas in the first round. The win netted Ruiz a $500,000 payday.

Ruiz faced Alexander Dimitrenko next, earning $200,000 for his fifth-round stoppage.

By the time Ruiz fought Joshua, reports state that his net worth was only around $300,000. After beating Joshua in the first fight, Andy earned $7 million after receiving his bonus and pay-per-view cut.

For the rematch in 2019, Ruiz made a $9 million purse before his share of the pay-per-view. The fight smashed the record for UK pay-per-view sales, with more than 1.575 million buys.

After losing to Joshua in the rematch, Ruiz faced Chris Arreola in 2022. Andy earned $1.5 million in prize money and a 50% share from the pay-per-view revenue.

He is also the first Mexican male boxer to win a world heavywieght title after he defeated Anthony Joshua in 2019.

Along with his boxing career winning, Ruiz has lucrative endorsement deals with brands like Fashion Nova and Snickers. Andy claims Snickers is his favorite training snack, and it's his favorite sponsor.

Andy Ruiz Jr Quote

Each Mexican has his own dream, and I've come to believe as long as we focus, you can accomplish anything you want.

How has Andy Ruiz Jr spent his wealth?

Ruiz has used his wealth to invest in real estate, mostly in California where he also owns a mansion.

He owns a Mercedes G550 valued at $131,000.

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FAQs

How rich is Andy Ruiz Jr?

Andy Ruiz Jr's estimated net worth is an impressive $18 Million.

Compared to other professional boxers such as Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, Manny Pacquiao, Mike Tyson, and Floyd Mayweather, he's got a long way to go until he catches up to them, both in terms of career earnings and overall net worth.

How much does Andy Ruiz Jr make per fight?

Ruiz makes millions each time he fights. For example, $7 million and $9 million for his two fights against Anthony Joshua.

Is Andy Ruiz Jr a millionaire?

Andy Ruiz has made millionaire status.

Was Andy Ruiz Jr born rich?

Andy Ruiz Jr was not born into a wealthy family and his net worth is a result of his own hands, literally.

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