Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán is a professional boxer who hails from Mexico. During his career he has won multiple international championships. These include light heavyweight, light middleweight and four weight classes, he has also bagged various titles during his career including lineal titles and three weight classes titles. Alvarez is also honored to be the one and only boxer in history to become champion the Super middleweight without any type of dispute.
Canelo Alvarez Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth||$180 Million|
|Full Name||Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán|
|Birth Date||18 July, 1990|
|Birth Place||Guadalaara, Jalisco, Mexico|
Canelo Alvarez Early Career
Alvarez started his boxing career from the age of 13 years. He started his career after he was inspired by his older brother Rigoberto appear as a professional boxer. In the year 2004, Alvarez won the silver medal at the Junior Mexica Championships whish was held in Sinaloa, Mexico. He bagged the title of Junior Mexican National Boxing Champion in the year 2005 in Chiapas. He was able to achieve this at the age of 15 years.
At the age of 15 years, Canelo Alvarez started playing professionally after his trainers were unable to find a suitable opponent for him to play with. At the start of his professional career, Alvarez was able to defeat 13 opponents and all of these opponents were older than Alvarez. According to his trainer, Alvarez fought more than ten times during those times but unfortunately all of those fights were very poorly documented and are not mostly included into his record. Alvarez’s career spiked after his iconic win against IBF lightweight champion Miguel Vazquez in the year 2006 in his own hometown, Guadalaara, alisco.
Alvarez is also known for his amazing counterpunch technique. This technique enables him to exploit his opponents right from the start of the match while at the same time avoiding punches with head and certain body techniques. During the year 2022, Alvarez was labeled as the world’s best active boxer.
Canelo Alvarez Wife
Since the start of 2016, both Canelo and Farmando Gomez have been dating on and off. They got married exactly after a week Alvarez had his fight with Billy Joe Saunders in may 2021. Farmando Gomez is also a social media celebrity and is very active on social media. She is 25 years old and has net worth of around $1 Million Dollars.
Canelo Alvarez Net Worth
Canelo Alvarez has a whooping net worth of around $180 million dollars. In the year 2018, Canelo Alvarez signed a 5 year contract of $365 million with Oscar De La Hoya’s sponsorship company and with DAZN. His contract is said to cover 11 fights along with his match up against Rocky Feilding held in New York.
Between the years 2018 and 2019, Canelo Alvarez earned $95 million dollars from his empire. For the next 12 months he earned around $40 million dollars.
|Height||5 ft 8 in|