What is Andy Ruiz Jr.’s Net Worth and Career Earnings?

Published 04/27/2021, 10:00 AM EDT
Andy Ruiz Jr at the Public Investment Fund office complex in Riyadh. (Photo by Nick Potts/PA Images via Getty Images)


Andy Ruiz Jr. is one of the most prominent faces of heavyweight boxing. With his paramount skill sets and unusual boxing stint, the Mexican-American boxer has struck everyone’s attention. Ruiz Jr. attracts massive attention in all of his fights and looks forward to selling his fight at the peak. But what are the ‘Destroyer’s net worth and career earnings until today?

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As per Celebrity Net Worth, Ruiz Jr.’s net worth is a whopping $10 million.

Ruiz Jr. enjoyed a substantial career until the 2019 summer, wherein he confronted Anthony Joshua. Here, he pulled off a thriller and scored a modern boxing upset by defeating Anthony Joshua with a T/KO.

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DIRIYAH, SAUDI ARABIA – DECEMBER 07: Andy Ruiz Jr punches Anthony Joshua during the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight Title Fight between Andy Ruiz Jr and Anthony Joshua during the Matchroom Boxing ‘Clash on the Dunes’ show at the Diriyah Season on December 07, 2019 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

In this fight, the ‘Destroyer’ reportedly bagged a handsome paycheck of $7 million. But this was just the beginning for the Mexican-American boxer. Right after this fight, he got aligned with Joshua again in a rematch, wherein he earned the biggest paycheck of his life- around $13 million.

Although Ruiz Jr. succumbed to a loss in this contest, he definitely saw his bank account swell.

With such big wins/fights, the California native has undeniably raised his stakes in the heavyweight boxing world. Additionally, he will only look to improve from hereon, thus adding more such cosmic amounts to his bank account.

Can Andy Ruiz Jr. get his boxing stint back on track?

After ending up on the losing vertical against ‘AJ’, Ruiz Jr. went out of the game for nearly two years. But this Saturday he will make a much-awaited comeback against Chris Arreola.

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RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – DECEMBER 6, 2019: American boxer Andy Ruiz Jr during a weigh-in ceremony on the eve of his bout against British boxer Anthony Joshua. Valery Sharifulin/TASS (Photo by Valery SharifulinTASS via Getty Images)

The ‘Destroyer’ has some exuberant prowess in his arsenal, and he terrifies all of his opponents with the same. Moreover, he has vast experience in the sport of boxing until now and he will look ahead to employing the same on Saturday night.

If Ruiz Jr. claims a win against Arreola, needless to say, he’ll root for even bigger fights/opponents to make himself relevant for the title picture.

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That said, it’ll be interesting to see how things shape up for Andy Ruiz Jr. after Saturday night.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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