Michael Buffer Net Worth 2023


Michael Buffer Net Worth: Most of Michael Buffer’s net worth and the money he has earned comes from being a professional ring announcer. Today, Michael Buffer’s net worth is estimated to be close to $400 million dollars.

Michael Buffer’s salary and income per year can vary depending on multiple undertakings as an entertainer.

Michael Buffer Net Worth
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Michael Buffer Net Worth:

$400 Million

Net Worth: $400 Million
Real Name: Michael Buffer
Date of Birth: 2 November 1944
Age, How Old: 74 Years Old
Nationality: American
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
How Tall, Height: 6ft (1.83 m)
Profession: Ring Announcer, Actor, Model
Spouce: Amanda Levy McKeehan (m. 1994),
Alina Buffer (m. 1999–2003),
Christine Buffer (Trending)
Last Updated: 2020

Michael Buffer is a 74-year-old American ring announcer from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The 6ft (1.83 m) tall was born on 2nd November 1944.

Early life: Buffer’s father was an enrolled man in the United States Navy and got married to his mother during World War II. At the age of 11 Buffer has seen his parents separating and was forced to live with foster parents.

After living with his foster parents in Roslyn, Pennsylvania, he planned to enroll himself in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He joined the army at the age of 20 and served until he was 23.

Moving forward, he including different occupations to pursue, he was a car salesman at some point and even tried modeling at the age of 32. Finally, he settled as a ring announcer at the age of 38, beginning his career in 1982.

How much does Michael Buffer make per fight?

Career: Buffer got his national personality while reporting all fights of boxing matches in 1983. Ring Announcers like Michael Buffer get paid $5 million per high profile fights and gain additional fees in other categories as well.

Michael Buffer gained popularity on his catchphrase “Let’s get ready to rumble” in 1984 which obtaining a federal trademark as well.

How did Michael Buffer get so rich?

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His announcing catchphrase “Let’s get ready to rumble” has earned him overabundance of $400 million with the permit for his trademark, he acquired the trademark in 1992.

By the late 1980s, Buffer’s popularity brought him exclusive gigs as a ring announcer and was hired by many agencies for announcements including Donald Trump’s own casinos as well.

Until 2001, Buffer was the official head ring announcer for the World Championship Wrestling (WCW) to top headliners. When Time Warner broke affiliation with WCW, Buffer was able to announce wrestling matches outside WCW as well.

After more than half the decades run, he returned as a pro-wrestling ring announcer at the Madison Square Garden for the boxing battle of Evander Holyfield and Matt Hardy on Saturday Night’s Main Event XXXV.

Apart from WCW, Buffer has announced for many mainstream events including; MLB World Series, Stanley Cup Finals, NBA Finals, Volunteer 500, Bristol Motor Speedway, and NFL gameplays.

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He as guest announced for 1999 Indianapolis 500, 2008’s the Affliction: Banned mixed martial arts show, the 2017’s United States Grand Prix and 2008’s World Series of Poker final table with trademark statement: “Let’s get ready to shuffle up and deal.”

Buffer’s appearances include on various talk shows like Saturday Night Live, Mad TV, In Living Color, and The Howard Stern Show.
He has started the finale of the seventh season of American Idol in 2008.

Buffer has been animated in various animated series like the popular American sitcom The Simpsons, he was an announcer for the cooking competition between Gordon Ramsay and the Swedish Chef as well.

Buffer has played roles in big-screen movies such as Ready to Rumble and Rocky Balboa, he was the main villain in the popular comedy film ‘You Don’t Mess with the Zohan‘ which released in 2008.

Additionally, on Aug 25th, 2018, he had announced for YouTube Boxing match and the same year he signed with London-based sports streaming service as a ring announcer which includes deals with sports event promoters like Matchroom.

Personal life:

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In 1989, Buffer meet his real father who contacted him after he gained popularity, Buffer gained half-brothers from father’s another relationship.

He introduced one of his half-brother ‘Bruce Buffer’ into announcing in the mid-1990s. Bruce is now a top announcer for leading mixed martial arts promotion company, Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Buffer’s first marriage ended with divorce following seven years of relationship, he has two children from his first marriage and had tied the knot when he was 21.

His second marriage ended with his subsequent partner in 2003, and in 2007 he proposed to ‘Christine’ on The Tonight Show who is now his wife.

Buffer has been diagnosed with throat cancer and was treated in 2008.

To conclude, Michael Buffer’s net worth is estimated at $400 million dollars.


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14th Oct 2019: On Monday, before Game 3 between the Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals, Michael Buffer got the stadium at Nationals Park all buzzing with force when he gave his trademark phrase “Let’s get ready to rumble!” for the National League Championship Series.

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Quotes from Michael Buffer

“When we finally decide … if it was one of the greatest fights of all time, we won’t know really until the day after, when we can look at it and say ‘that was the greatest fight I ever saw’ or ‘it was a pretty good fight, they got paid well for it.”

— Michael Buffer

“Tyson’s career was just on fire. Literally everyone in the world was obsessed with watching (him) fight, he just became the dominant force in boxing. That was quite a big impact and maybe one of the biggest factors in my career taking-off.”

— Michael Buffer

“Let’s get ready to rumble!”

— Michael Buffer
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