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Andy Ruiz Jr.’s net worth is expected to be $10 million in 2021.

Andy Ruiz Jr. Source: CBS Sports

Andy Ruiz Jr. is a professional Mexican-American boxer from Imperial, California.

In June 2019, he defeated Anthony Joshua to win the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight belts. Ruiz became the first boxer of Mexican descent to win the world heavyweight title.

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Childhood

Andy Ruiz Jr. was born in Imperial, California on September 11, 1989. His father is a former construction worker who began his own house flipping business.

Before his father got him into boxing, Ruiz had a penchant for baseball. He has stated that his first amateur fight occurred when he was seven years old in San Diego.

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Ruiz eventually worked in construction for his father before opting to pursue a full-time boxing career and beginning his amateur career in Mexico. His grandfather managed a boxing facility in Mexicali.

Career

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In 2018, Ruiz appeared on the undercard of Gilberto Ramirez vs. Habib Ahmed’s WBO super middleweight world title fight at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.

His next fight was set for July 7, 2018 at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California, against seasoned journeyman Kevin Johnson.

Following that, Ruiz inked a deal with prominent advisor Al Haymon in 2019 and as a result, he was a part of the Premier Boxing Champions stable with his matches airing on Showtime and FOX.

Ruiz put his name up beforehand to the Dimitrenko fight to replace Jarrell Miller and challenge Anthony Joshua for the unified WBA (Super)/IBF/WBO/IBO heavyweight belts on June 1, 2019.

Andy Ruiz Jr.’s net worth is expected to be $10 million in 2021.

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