|Real Name/Full Name||Bruce Anthony Buffer|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Bruce Buffer|
|Birth Place:||Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||21 May 1957|
|Age/How Old:||66 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Hair Color:||Greyish White|
|Parents Name:||Father – Joe Buffer
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Annie Buffer|
|Kids/Children Name:||Dougie Buffer|
|Profession:||Professional mixed martial arts ring announcer|
|Net Worth:||$12 Million|
|Last Updated:||September 2023|
The sports world is made up of different offices and every office has its own representative and someone who is made to fill that particular gap. Although we might be tempted to think of joining the industry at different levels, if you are not made for it, you will have such a difficult time. However, if you love and have passion in a particular field, you will have no problem trying it out.
For Bruce Buffer, he clearly understood that he was not made for the field but rather, to watch and connect players and their fans as an announcer. He took this job so seriously that he has been given different opportunities by different companies to represent them in the field. Today, he is known as the octagon official announcer for UFC events, and “Veteran Voice of the Octagon” is how he is introduced in different broadcasts.
Well, how well do you know about Bruce Buffer? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Bruce Buffer’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Bruce Buffer to date.
Biography and Early Life
On the 21st of May in 1957, Bruce was born Bruce Anthony Buffer in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the United States of America. This strong and talented man is very friendly and has a unique way of connecting with his fans but at the same time, he seems to be very secretive about his personal life. Therefore, it becomes very difficult to clearly state much about his background including the names of his parents and their occupation. Although he mentions the name of his father as Joe Buffer, he never talks about his mother.
It is however very clear that he was not the only child of his father as he reveals he has a brother named Michael Buffer who is his half-brother. He never knew about the existence of his half-brother Michael until later on in life when he was already a grownup. Luckily, the two clicked well and today work together as a team. His father saw Michael on TV and contacted him and this is when he was introduced to Bruce.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Bruce Buffer in 2023, and what is his height and weight? Well, Bruce Buffer’s age is 66 years old as of today’s date 30th September 2023 having been born on 21 May 1957. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.
Buffer never thought of trying out in martial arts until he was 13 years of age. At the time, the family was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and he started off by studying Judo. Within a very short time, he had worked really hard in his lessons and achieved the green belt rank. Two years later, at the age of 15, his family moved to Malibu, and they took him along.
He became friends with two Chuck Norris students, and they introduced Bruce to Tang Soo Do and became a great student in the same earning a second degree in the black belt. He later decided to try out in kickboxing in his twenties. However, he couldn’t concentrate much on the sport as he suffered his second concussion at age 32. Due to the attention he gave to the different classes of his career, he doesn’t talk about his years in school.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Bruce is very generous with information about his childhood life and his career but speaks very little about his personal or love life. One thing however that is very clear is that he was a married man and his wife’s name was Annie Buffer with whom he had an interesting marriage life.
However, things didn’t work out well as the two decided to part ways in 2015. Although we have the year of their divorce, it is not clear how long they were married as the date of when they tied the knot is not clear. The couple shares a son who is named Dougie Buffer.
Is Bruce Buffer Gay?
Bruce Buffer is definitely not gay. Although the information we have about his love life is very minimal, the fact that he was once married and has a son out of the marriage is enough to prove he is not gay.
The introduction Bruce gets from many broadcasts at the UFC is “Veteran Voice of the Octagon”. His signature moves and catchphrases have also become his identity. Each of his event starts with “Ladies and gentlemen, we…are…live!” before every event, he proclaims “This is the main event of the evening,” and many others.
He also has a signature move which is known as the “Buffer 180” where he moves across the Octagon, he quickly spins at 180 degrees and points to the corner he is being introduced. Apart from working from UFC, he works as an announcer in many other events like international MMA promotions and K-1 events among others.
Being in the same profession and especially as challenging as Bruce holds is not a walk-in park. However, his passion in the game keeps him going and every single game is a great motivation for him.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bruce Buffer in ’2023’
Bruce does not only enjoy doing what he loves the most, but he has also earned great wealth from the same. As of now, he receives a salary of $100 thousand per event. As of 2023, this has accumulated to $12 million as his net worth, and it can only rise higher as there are no signs of him resigning any soon.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Bruce is known by his catchphrases “It’s Time!”, “This is the moment you’ve all been waiting for,” before he introduces the final two fighters.
Apart from being a great announcer, Bruce is also a skilled poker player. As a poker player, he has appeared in several poker events including ESPN’s World Series of Poker Main Event and Poker After Dark TV series among others.