Andy Ruiz Jr

Andy Ruiz Jr is an American professional boxer with a net worth of $10 million. He is a former unified heavyweight champion. Previously he defeated Anthony Joshua in 2019 to win the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles. Read the article to know Ruiz’s net worth, salary, earnings, wife, and other related details.

About Andy Ruiz Jr:

Ruiz amassed a 105-5 record as an amateur. His junior accomplishments also included two gold medals at the Mexican National Junior Olympics and the World Ringside Heavyweight Championship. He represents Mexico in two Olympic qualification competitions for the 2008 Beijing Games. Unfortunately, he was defeated in both.

In 2009, Ruiz made his professional debut as a 19-year-old. His first bout was against Miguel Ramirez at the Plaza de Toros in Mexico. Ruiz won the bout via first-round KO. He earned his first career title in 2013. That year, he faced Joe Hanks at the Cotai Arena for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight title. Defeating Hanks via a 4th Round TKO, Ruiz earned his first career title that night.

Andy Ruiz Jr agreed to fight Anthony Joshua on May 1, 2019, with one month’s notice. The battle for the unified WBA, WBO, IBO, and IBF World Heavyweight Championship took place on June 1, 2019, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. Ruiz, despite being the underdog there, survived a knockdown in the third round before storming back to knock Joshua down again in the same round. Then, in the seventh round, Ruiz Jr. knocked Joshua down twice more before the fight was stopped due to Joshua’s inability to continue. Following this bout, he became the first Mexican-born fighter to win the World Heavyweight Championship.

Currently, Ruiz has a professional career record of 35 wins and 2 losses from 37 fights. He faced his first loss in 2016 and the second one in 2019. With his second loss, Ruiz lost his unified heavyweight championship title to Joshua. He is currently ranked 5th by ESPN in their best active heavyweight worldwide leaderboard.

Andy Ruiz Jr’s Net Worth and Salary:

Ruiz’s net worth is $10 million in 2023. The player earns a guaranteed payout of $1 million per fight. Andy’s total boxing winnings were capped at $300,000 per match prior to the first buy against Joshua. His earnings, which included Pay Per View revenue and win bonuses, exceeded $7 million when he defeated Anthony Joshua. Below is an overview of his income from recent matches –

Opponents Payout PPV Share Year
Joseph Parker $500,000 50% 2016
Devin Vargas $500,000 55% 2018
Kevin Johnson $450,000 2018
Alexander Dimitrenko $200,000 2018
Anthony Joshua $7 million 40% 2019
Anthony Joshua $15 million 50% 2019
Chris Arreola $1.5 million 50% 2021
Luis Ortiz $1 million 2022

Ruiz Jr’s Endorsements:

Thanks to his successful boxing career, Ruiz has earned a few sponsorships list. His sponsorship list includes brands like Messenger, Fashion Nova, etc.

Quick Facts:

Full Name Andres Ponce Ruiz Jr
Nickname Destroyer
Profession Boxing
Division Heavyweight
Stance Orthodox
Date of Birth September 11, 1989
Place of Birth Imperial, California, USA
Debut 2009
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 269 lbs (120 kg)
Age 33
Nationality American
Net Worth $10 million
Marital Status Married
Father’s Name Andres Ruiz
Mother’s Name Julie Ruiz
Salary $1 million
Twitter Handle @Andy_destroyer1
Instagram Handle @andy_destroyer12

Ruiz Jr’s Wife:

Andy Ruiz Jr is married to Julie Ruiz. The pair have been married for quite a long time and they currently share five kids. Ruiz hasn’t revealed much information about his personal life yet.

Andy Ruiz Jr and Julie Ruiz

His Age:

Ruiz was born on September 11, 1989, in Imperial, California, USA. At present, he is 33 years old.

His Height and Weight:

The professional heavyweight boxer has a height of 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) and he weighs 269 lbs (120 kg).

His Nickname:

Andy Ruiz is popular with his nickname “The Destroyer”. He earned this nickname with his impressive KO win performance. The player is known by his nickname among both his fans and peers alike.

Andy Ruiz Jr’s stats:

Professional Boxing Career Overview

Category Wins Loss
Knockout 22 0
Decision 13 2
Draw 0

Career Titles

Title Year
WBO Inter-Continental Heavyweight 2013
WBC-NABF Heavyweight 2013
WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO Heavyweight 2019

Boxing Stats: 2022 YTD

Category Stats
Round to KO Percentage 13.5%
Rounds Boxed 163
Been Stopped 0
Opponents Stopped 22
Been KO’d Percentage 0%
Been KO’d Round Percentage 0%
Average Winning Round 4.2
Average Losing Round 12


FAQ about Andy Ruiz Jr:

What is Andy Ruiz Jr’s Net Worth in 2023?

Ruiz Jr’s net worth is $10 million in 2023.

How old is Ruiz?

The professional boxer is 33 years old.

How tall is He?

De Bruyne is 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) tall.

Abdullah Al Hasan writes about various players, especially about their Biography. He is a freelance content writer and a full-time blogger by profession. He also writes on Surprise Sports regularly.


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