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Andy Ruiz Jr was born on September 11th, 1989 at Imperial Valley, California. He is a professional Mexican-American boxer. Andy is known for super WBA, WBO, IBO, and IBF heavyweight champion. Let us see more about Andy Ruiz bio, wiki, physical appearance, and net worth, personal and professional life. Scroll down.
Andy Ruiz Jr Biography
Andy Ruiz’s parents migrated from Mexico to America. Andy’s father’s name is Andres Ruiz Sr and his mother’s name is Felicitas. Andy jr. was passionate about Baseball at a young age. His father wanted Andy to learn boxing and forced him to concentrate on boxing instead of Baseball. Ruiz’s first fight was at the age of seven in San Diego. Andy’s father owned a boxing gym. In 2007, He was graduated from Imperial High School.
Andy Ruiz Jr wife and Children
Andy Ruiz’s personal information is unknown very little. There are no records of Andy Ruiz dating girls before marriage. His wife’s name is Julie. Julie attends Andy’s fights and sometimes seen celebrating his victory. He has 5 children with Julie.
Andy Ruiz Professional Career
Andy Ruiz started his career under Fernando Ferrer trainer. Ruiz has begun gaining attention in the year 2008 when he competed in Beijing Olympic Games for Mexico. He turned pro when he was 19. In March 2009, Ruiz made his professional boxing debut at Plaza de Toros in Tijuana.
For a few years in between, Andy struggled with his career. On March 10 2018, he bounced back with first-round Ko over Devin Vargas at California. Also, in December 2018 he competed for the WBO Heavyweight title. He gained fame in 2019 June when he defeated Anthony Joshua in a knockout for the heavyweight title.
Physical Appearance of Andy Ruiz Jr
Height: 6 ft 2 inches tall
Reach: 74 inches
Weight: 283 pounds
Andy Ruiz Jr Net worth
Andy Ruiz’s net worth is approximately 39 million dollars. This 28-year-old boxer earned around $20m after his victory over Joseph Parker. Also, he got sponsorship of up to $ 7m.
Andy Ruiz official Instagram Account: www.instagram.com/andy_destroyer13/?hl=en
Facts about Andy Ruiz
- Andy Ruiz Full name is Andres Ponce Ruiz Jr.
- Andy’s nickname is “Destroyer” as he used to destroy stuff when he was young.
- Andy won 33 fights out of 34 fights as of 2019