Michael Buffer Salary, Net Worth, Brother, Wife

By Ravi Lama | Published On: 17 Oct, 2018
Michael Buffer Salary, Net Worth, Brother, Wife

Quick Information

Date of Birth November 02, 1944
Age 76 Years 5 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Announcer
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Alina Buffer (M. 1999 – Div. 2003), Christine Prado (M. 2008 – Present)
Divorced Once
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $400 Million
Height 6 Feet (1.82 m)
Parents Joe(Father),
Siblings Bruce Buffer(Brother)

The 73-year-old might have left his youthful days behind, but his romance is forever young. Michael Buffer, who is a veteran ring announcer, keeps the energy fresh and vigorous with his wife.

Michael is famous for his trademark catchphrase, "Let's get ready to rumble!." He is known for his appearances in Saturday Night LiveIn Living Color, and Mad TV.

Michael's Enthralling Love Life With Third Wife; Two Kids From Former Marriage!

Michael Buffer, who witnessed two marital relationships, found love in a woman named Christine Prado. In September 2007, he surprised Christine after he bent down on one knee and proposed her to marry. He and his then-girlfriend were dating for four years, and he wanted to spend the rest of his life with Christine. Michael and Christine shared the wedding vows in 2008.

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In 2018, the heartthrob couple surpassed their 14 years of togetherness. Celebrating the anniversary on 4 January 2018, Michael shared the cozy shot of his wife in Twitter and wished her on the occassion of their 14th anniversary of togetherness.

Michael Buffer and his wife, Christine Prado celebrates 10th Wedding anniversary on 10th of May 2018 (Photo: Twitter)

Meanwhile, on 10 May 2018, the pair successfully exceeded their ten years of married life. Michael even mentioned himself as the lucky man to get married to a wonderful better half, Christine.

The wrestling announcer married for the first time at the age of 21. He also has two sons named Michael and Matthew from his first spouse. The legendary announced then tied the knot with a woman named Elina Ehefrau in 1999 but got divorced in 2003.

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How Much Is Michael’s Net Worth?

Michael Buffer has the net worth of $400 Million, which he accumulates from his professional career as a ring announcer. As per the Unilad Magazine, he gets paid over $5 million as per day salary during some fights. Similarly, Michael reportedly had earned £4 million for the Anthony Joshua vs. Wladmir Klitschko fight in April 2017.

The Philadelphia-born ring announcer has announced the World Series, Stanley Cup Final, NBA Finals, and few more.

Before working as an announcer, Michael worked as a car salesman. He also fought as being the member of the US Army during the Vietnam War, at the age of 20. He left the military after 23 years old. At the age of 38, he professionally became the ring announcer, and the rest is history.

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Michael Buffer’s Family; Brother Is UFC Announcer!

Michael Buffer was born to a military dad named Joe, who was listed in the United States Navy during World War II. When he was just11 months old, his parents split from each other filing for divorce. He was then raised by foster parents- a school bus driver father and a housewife mother. He met his biological father after he claimed limelight as ring announcer.

He has a half-brother, Bruce Buffer, who is a professional announcer for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events. He is also a President and CEO of the company name The Buffer Partnership. Bruce also holds a black belt in Tang soo do and was a kickboxer.

Michael and his brother, Bruce didn't grow up together and only met when Bruce was 30 years old. 

Short Bio

Michael Buffer, 73, was born on 2 November 1944 in Philadelphia, PA. He stands at the height of 6' (1.83 meters). Michael was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2008 but recovered after the treatment.