Life has a very funny way of leading us to our destiny. Miguel Cotto was overweight as a child and since his father was a boxer, he decided to take his son along and help him do boxing as a way of losing weight. This means that Miguel started boxing at a very young age, but he was only doing this as a way of losing weight and keeping fit. However, this turned out to be the beginning of a career. Today, he is known as a successful former professional boxer. He was an active boxer from 2001 to 2017.
Well, how well do you know about Miguel Cotto? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Miguel Cotto’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 Miguel Cotto to date.
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Biography and Early Life
Miguel Cotto was born on 29th of October in 1980, and he was named Miguel Ángel Cotto Vázquez. Miguel was born in Rhode Island and both his parents were Puerto Rican. Before Miguel was two years of age, his parents decided to move from Rhode Island, and they migrated to Caguas, Puerto Rico. He has not revealed the name of his mother, but his father’s name is Miguel Cotto Sr. who has also been a boxer for a long time. His brother named Jose Miguel Cotto is also a boxer, his uncle who was his trainer Evangelista Cotto and so is his second cousin named Abner Cotto.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Miguel Cotto in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Miguel Cotto’s age is 40 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 29 October 1980. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 152 lbs in Pound and 69kg in Kilograms.
Miguel started boxing at a very young age. For this reason, there is very little information known about his early life and his education. At the same time, he is very proud of his boxing career and this is the reason why he spends much of his time talking about his career.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Miguel might be a boxer but also has a soft spot and has given love a chance. There is no much information about his former relationships, but it is clear he dated another woman before he met Melissa. Although the relationship didn’t end up in marriage, they live to remember it thanks to a daughter was born out of the relationship. He has not revealed the name of the girl, but he says she was born in November 2006.
After a few years, he met Melissa Guzman and the two felt they were ready to settle down. Miguel doesn’t give much information about their relationship before they got married as well as the date of their wedding. The couple has been blessed with three children named Miguel Cotto III, Luis and Alondra. They are doing well and there are no rumors of their separation or extra-marital affairs.
Is Miguel Cotto Gay?
Miguel Cotto has achieved a lot in life. Although we don’t have information of all the girls he dated before he got married, we can proudly say that he is not gay. This is because he has been married to Melissa Guzman for several years now and together they have three kids.
Cotto started boxing at a very young age, and he was always looking for tournaments to be involved in. some of the tournaments he participated in include: Junior World Championships that took place in 1998 and were held at Buenos Aires. He participated in the Lightweight Division and became second. This was a great encouragement for him and he therefore continued participating in other junior tournaments.
When he was a bit older, he decided to become a professional boxer. Early in his career, he was able to defeat well-known boxers including John Brown, and he defeated him in the tenth round. He has also competed against other boxers like: Demetrio Ceballos, Lovemore N’dou, Victoriano Sosa, Kelson Pinto and Demarcus Corley among others.
When it comes to awards and nominations, Miguel has taken home many trophies since he became a professional boxer. In most of the tournaments he participated in, he emerged the victor. A simple summary of his professional career, he has been involved in 47 fights 41 of which he emerged the winner. He won 33 fights by knockout and 8 decision while he lost only 6 and 2 were knockout while the remaining 4 were by decision.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Miguel Cotto in 2021
With all the fights Miguel has participated in and the trophies he has taken home, you can always be sure that he is also wealthy. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated at $30 million. He has earned all this wealth from his career as a boxer.
Although Miguel is a retired boxer, his legacy lives on to date. He joined boxing as a way of losing weight but with time, he started loving it. With the support of his father and other family members who were already boxers, he developed his skills, and finally he became a successful professional boxer.
Facts of Miguel Ángel Cotto Vázquez
- Gender Male
- full nameMiguel Ángel Cotto Vázquez
- birthplaceRhode Island
- Date of Birth October 29, 1980
- Age 42 years 4 months
- Horoscope Scorpio
- Lucky Number 3
- Lucky Stone Garnet
- Lucky Color Purple
- Best Match for Marriage Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces
- net worth$30 million
- professionFormer professional boxer
- weightIn Kilograms – 69 Kg, In Pounds – 152 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres – 170 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
- hair colorBlack
- eye colorDark brown
- high schoolN/A