Fernando Vargas
Fernando Vargas
Real Name/Full Name Fernando Javier Vargas
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Fernando Vargas
Birth Place: Oxnard, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 7 December 1977
Age/How Old: 46 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163.4 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Javier Vargas
Mother – Alicia Rome
Siblings: Rogelio Vargas
School: Channel Islands High School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American-Mexican
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Martha Lopez Vargas
Kids/Children Name: Emiliano Vargas (m. 2007)
Profession: Former Professional Boxer
Net Worth: $1 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Fernando Javier Vargas, popularly known as Fernando Vargas, is a professional boxer who belongs from the United States and was highly active in the ring from 1997 to 2007. He is well known for winning the light-middleweight world championship two times.

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Biography and Early Life

Fernando was born on 7 December 1977 in Oxnard, which is situated in California, United States of America. His dad is Javier Vargas, and his mom is Alicia Rome. He has a sibling whose name is Rogelio Vargas. He is brought up in California.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Fernando Vargas in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Fernando Vargas’s age is 46 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024 having been born on 7 December 1977. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163.4lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.


Fernando has attended Channel Islands High School, which is located in the same town where he lived. He was very keen to learn boxing from an early age, thus, his parents supported him to learn the same. He wasn’t that good in academics and thus never got good grades in school. He has achieved many awards from boxing in his school days.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Fernando Vargas With Wife Martha Lopez Vargas
Fernando Vargas With Wife Martha Lopez Vargas

Fernando dated Martha Lopez Vargas for a long time before getting married. In the year 2007, the duo wedded happily. The couple was in a deep relationship back then. They try to avoid controversy and always stay away from media attraction. The couple was later blessed with a son.

In the year 2001, Fernando was once arrested. He was arrested due to an assault charge in the year 1999. He was also once banned after being positive on the dope test. He has to undergo a mandatory drug test where he was found positive and faced a penalty. But later, he said that he was given steroids without his knowledge. He has paid around 1 million dollars as a fine for it.

Is Fernando Vargas Gay?

No, Fernando Vargas isn’t gay. He is very straight and is currently married to his wife, Martha. Thus, it is quite evident that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

He started his professional career on 25 March in the year 1997. He first debuted against Jorge Morales and made him down with less than one minute. Then he also won against his eight other competitors. In the first world championship, he won all 14 bouts and attracted attention towards him. Then in the year 2000, he lost the title to “Felix Trinidad.” Then he faced some issues and made a comeback later. In the year 2003, he was noticed standing at a corner and spreading love to his fans. In December, he made his comeback after defeating Tony Marshall. In the year 2005, he won a ten-round against Javier.

In the year 2006, he faced his fellow mate “Sugar Shane Mosley.” But he decided to stop the fight in the 10th round so that minimum damage could be done. Apart from their boxing career, he also has appeared in movies and series. He has also been to many live shows.


Fernando has won many awards and titles in his career as a professional boxer. Some of his achievements are listed as follows:

  • He won the Junior Olympics International tournament in the year 1993.
  • He won the 132 lb. Gold medal at the Olympic Games and the U.Ѕ. Junior Championship at 132 lb., which made him the youngest fighter ever to win the United States This happened in the year 1994.
  • He is a bronze medal winner at thePan American Games, which took place in the year 1995.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Fernando Vargas in 2024

Fernando Vargas Net Worth
Fernando Vargas Net Worth

Fernando is a former fighter who was a big name during the early 2000s. He has an expected total net worth of $1 million as of the year 2024. He acquires a ton from his matches and titles from various tournament across the globe. He has likewise acted in different movies and arrangements and has obtained a ton from it. He has likewise been into many live shows. He has also done brand promotions for several brands across the years.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Fernando has appeared in the reality show “Top Chef Celebrity.”
  • He is very active in social media and has a massive following of 170,000 people.
  • He is a man of community service and has worked for several non-profit organizations throughout the years.

Fernando is one of the well-known fighters in the country. He is exceptionally devoted and skillful in his respective field. He has a tremendous fan following for his boxing, and a few fans become insane in the wake of seeing him fight inside the ring.


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