Canelo Alvarez

Canelo Alvarez, born Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán, is a professional Mexican boxer who has been able to win several world titles. Among the titles that he has been able to win in the four weight classes include super middleweight, middleweight, light middleweight, and light heavyweight. Canelo is the fourth boxer from Mexico to win world championships in the four weight divisions. The other three are Juan Manuel Márquez, Érik Morales, as well as Jorge Arce.

Well, how well do you know about Canelo Álvarez? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Canelo Álvarez’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Canelo Álvarez to date.

Biography and Early Life

Canelo was born on 18th July 1980 in Mexico. His family is initially from the Los Reyes, Michoacán. His family later moved to their current residence in Juanacatlán, Jalisco, when he was five. Growing up on the farm of his family, he began to learn how to ride horses, which he maintains today. Álvarez is the last born of eight children, seven of them being boys; all of his brothers have also become professional boxers.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Canelo Álvarez in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Canelo Álvarez’s age is 31 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 18 July 1990. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


There is no much information which is known with regard to his education. We shall keep you updated with regard to his education. It is unclear if he attended college.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Marisol González, Miss Mexico Universe for the year 2003, as well as a sports reporter for the Televisa Deportes, was engaged to Álvarez. They had been engaged for a period of two years, but Álvarez parted ways with her in the year 2012. It was later compared to beauties such as Cynthia Rodriguez as well as Nelda Sepulveda. It was later compared to beauties such as Cynthia Rodriguez as well as Nelda Sepulveda. Currently, he is dating Fernanda Gomez.

First of all, the pair met at OMB Gala. Álvarez still has his former girlfriend’s daughter. He has three daughters and one son, both with separate mothers. His firm, Canelo Promotions, was founded in the year 2010, as well as his coaches, father, and the son team Chepo, as well as Eddy Reynoso, are his business associates. As of the year 2013, 40 boxers across Mexico were served by Canelo Promotions.

Is Canelo Alvarez Gay?

Canelo Alvarez is not gay as per his personal life. All his life, he has dated women. His sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

At Vicente Fernández Arena, his 6th-round TKO victory over Luciano Leonel Cuello for WBC silver light-middleweight bout took place. Next, on Shane Mosley vs. the Sergio Mora undercard, he competed with former WBC welterweight champ Carlos Baldomir at an event that was held at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles.

For the coveted WBC light-middleweight crown, Álvarez beat EBU welterweight champ Matthew Hatton, through a majority verdict on 5th March 2011. The bout got to be televised on HBO as well as occurred in Anaheim, California, at Honda Centre.

Alvarez was able to defend his WBC Championship against the Ring, who was ranked position four; super welterweight as well as the EBU light-middleweight winner, Ryan Rhodes. He defeated him through the technical knockout victory in the 12th round in the year 2011.

This tournament was held in Guadalajara in Jalisco. On 17th September 2011, he was able to defend his championship with a TKO during the sixth round over his rival Alfonso Gomez at Staples Center that is in Los Angeles. He was able to win this through the technical knockout victory, which happened in the 6th round.


In a relatively brief amount of time, Canelo Álvarez accomplished a prosperous career in boxing. He has been able to win 49 out of 52 fights in which he has participated in his boxing career. Canelo has been ranked among the best light middleweight boxers globally by Transnational Boxing Rankings Board as well as BoxRec.

He is listed as the best active boxer as well as pound for pound in the world, as per the BoxRec 2017 survey. He has ranked number eight on the list of the world’s finest professional boxers by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board as well as The Ring. Also, he got rated on the report of the finest middleweights by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Canelo Alvarez in 2021

As of 2021, Canelo Alvarez’s net worth is estimated to be over $150 million. He is among the highest-paid boxers in the world. The major source of his income is majorly from his boxing career. He was listed #43 on the Forbes chart of the highest-paid sportsmen in the world in 2017. About $25 million was paid to Álvarez as his wage and receiving income.

A lot of fitness-related equipment, as well as apparel brands like Everlast, Under Armour, and Tecate, were also endorsed by Álvarez, which earned him extra income. Millions of dollars were sold by these brands, and Álvarez’s sponsorship net worth is valued at around 1.5 million.

Alvarez is among the best boxers in the world. His dedication and hard work have helped him make a name for himself and has increased his net worth. He has best been known for some of his undefeated tactics of the counter puncher as well as the formidable body puncher.


Facts of Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán

  • Gender Male
  • full nameSantos Saúl Álvarez Barragán
  • birthplaceGuadalajara, Mexico
  • Date of Birth July 18, 1990
  • Age 33 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 8
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • nationalityMexican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$150 Million
  • professionProfessional boxer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 75 Kg, In Pounds – 165 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 175 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
  • hair colorBrown
  • eye colorHazel
  • high schoolN/A

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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