|Real Name/Full Name||Victor Ortiz|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Victor Ortiz|
|Birth Place:||Garden City, Kansas, the United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||31 January 1987|
|Age/How Old:||36 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 195 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 67 Kg
In Pounds – 147 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Victor Ortiz Sr.
Mother – Manuela
|Siblings:||Carmen and Temo Ortiz|
|School:||Pacifica High School|
|Kids/Children Name:||Victor Royal and Thomas Malakia Ortiz|
|Profession:||Professional Boxer, actor|
|Net Worth:||$8 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2023|
Victor Ortiz is a professional boxer as well as an actor who hails from the United States. He is famously known as the holder of the 2011 WBC Welterweight title. His fighting style and aggressiveness earned him the 2008 ESPN Prospect of the Year and also helped him in getting millions of fans globally. Other than boxing, Ortiz is an actor, and he appeared in the television series Ray Donovan, and also in films like Southpaw, and The Expendables 3.
Well, how well do you know about Victor Ortiz? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Victor Ortiz’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 Victor Ortiz to date.
Biography and Early Life
Victor was born in Garden City, Kansas to Victor Ortiz Sr. and Manuela, both of whom were Mexican. They had four children and Victor happened to be the second last. When he was seven years old, his mother abandoned the family and as a result, his father became an alcoholic.
His father became very violent towards the children, and he could beat them often. He is the one that insisted that Victor should start boxing at the age of seven. When Victor was 12 years old, his father also abandoned them, and they were put into a foster care system in Kansas. They left after their sister reached the age of an adult and took them.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Victor Ortiz in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Victor Ortiz’s age is 36 years old as of today’s date 21st September 2023 having been born on 31 January 1987. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 195 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 147 lbs in Pound and 67kg in Kilograms.
Victor had a very tough childhood and with his mother gone and his father turning to an alcoholic, there was no one to see him through school. He was lucky after former boxer Roberto Garcia became his legal guardian after he moved to California. Under his care, he enrolled and later graduated from Pacifica High School.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
The personal life of Victor is not much known to the public as he prefers to keep most of his stuff to himself. He is currently not in any relationship and seems to be enjoying his life. He has two sons from a past relationship with Deborah Mather.
His first son Victor Royal was born in 2017 and in 2019 they welcomed their other son Malakia Ortiz. The boxer has stated on several occasions that becoming a dad changed him and that he tries his best to ensure that his sons don’t have to go through what he went through as a child.
Is Victor Ortiz Gay?
On the issue of whether Ortiz is gay or not, the answer is no. He is a straight guy whose love life has always been with women and not men. Although he is not married yet, he was once romantically involved with one Debora Marthe, and their love brought to the world two beautiful sons Malakia and Victor Royal Ortiz.
Before becoming a professional, Victor was noticed by Ron Lyle who was a former boxer when he was training at a community center. He participated in a Junior Olympic tournament in 2003 and he won with a 5-0 record. He later noticed by yet another former boxer Roberto Garcia who offered to train him and also moved him to California.
By the time he turned 17 he was already a professional, and he won a total of seven first fights easily. After three years, the boxer had a record of 18-1-1. His first major opponent was Emmanuel Clottery from Ghana, and he defeated him by a technical knockout in the final round. This was followed by other two wins by technical knockouts against Carlos Maussa from Colombia and Argentinian Roberto Davi Arrieta.
In his career in the Light Welterweight category, Victor won most of his fights against opponents like Mike Arnaoutis, Marcos Rene Maidana, Antonio Diaz, and many others. He fired Garcia and his father who were his trainer and coach in 2009 and instead hired Danny who was Roberto Garcia’s brother. After changing his trainer he came back stronger and better. He defeated big names like Nate Campbell, Vivian Harris among others.
Other than being a boxer, Victor is also an actor, and he has appeared in Southpaw, which was a sports drama film. He also had a role in the action film The Expendables 3. In 2017, he had another appearance on the film Once Upon a Time in Venice. When it comes to television, he has also been left behind as he appeared on The Eric Andre Show, and Hawaii Five-0.
Victor has achieved a lot in his career as a boxer. He has competed in 41 professional fights against some of the best-known boxers and out of those; he has won 32 of them. Out of those wins, 25 are by technical knockout. He is the holder of the WBO-NABO Light Welterweight title, as well as the WBC Welterweight title.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Victor Ortiz in ’2023’
After becoming a professional at the early age of 17, Ortiz wealth is justified. He has a net worth of $8 million as of 2023, most of which is from his boxing career. He is also an actor who has appeared in a few films so far. To top it up, he has an endorsement from Red Bull.
Victor Ortiz started from scratch, and he had to beat several challenges while growing up. His troubled childhood did not put him down but instead motivated him to be a better person in society. The success he has today is a clear indication that his hard work paid.