Is Billy Joe Saunders Married? Wife, Parents, Siblings, Children and Everything You Need to Know

Published 05/07/2021, 9:00 PM EDT


Billy Joe Saunders is one of the best champions in the sport right now. The two-weight world champion has never shied away from the limelight either. So as he prepares for his high-profile battle with Canelo Alvarez, we see whether Billy Joe Saunders is married or not.

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Saunders will face Alvarez as the main event of a stacked card on Saturday. And while he does not hide his personal life from the media, there is not much information about his family. So we take a closer look at his personal life and see who are his parents, siblings, and children.

STEVENAGE, ENGLAND – MAY 18: Billy Joe Saunders celebrats the win over Shefat Isufi during the WBO WORLD SUPER-MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP at The Lamex Stadium on May 18, 2019 in Stevenage, England. (Photo by Luke Walker/Getty Images)

The 30-0 boxer never married and is currently single. However, he had a long-standing relationship with his former girlfriend, Ruby. There is no information about how they met or how long they dated. Despite this, they had three children together. However, we do not know the duration of their relationship or the cause of their split.

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Saunders’ father is Tom Saunders, but there is no information on who the champion’s mother is. He has one brother who goes by the name Tom Saunders Jr.

READ MORE: Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders: Fight Analysis and Prediction

Billy Joe Saunders kids

The information regarding his family showed how secretive the two-weight world champion has been with his personal life. He is only seen with his father in public that is solely because Tom Saunders is also his trainer. But what about Saunders’ kids?

The champion has three children with his former partner, Ruby. The eldest is Billy Joe Jr. and is 13, followed by Steve, 11. He also has one daughter; however, there is not much information about her.

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Saunders’ second son, Steve, had his own moment of fame in 2017. The young boy punched Saunders then opponent Willie Monroe Jr. in the private parts in the buildup to the fight. However, after the fight, Saunders’ made him apologize to his opponent.

Therefore, while his immediate family has been fairly low-profile, his children have had their share in the limelight with him. However, as he prepares to face Canelo Alvarez, he is single.

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Leonardo Carvalho

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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