Canelo Alvarez

Born in July 18, 1990, Canelo Alvarez is a Mexican professional boxer who is a three-time world champion in two weight classes. He is ranked as one of the best light middleweight. The 5 feet 9 inch professional boxer Alvarez is ranked as the world’s best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec. Read the article below to know more about Canelo.

Canelo Alvarez


Before Fame: Canelo started boxing at the age of 13, after watching his older brother’s debut as a professional boxer.

Family/ Relationships

Canelo Alvarez Parents/Siblings/Brothers

Born in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco, he is the son of Santos Alvarez and Ana Maria Barragan. He is the youngest son of eight children. Seven of them are boys and all of his brothers are professional boxers. Among his brothers are welterweight boxers Ramón Alvarez, Ricardo Alvarez and former Interim WBA World Champion, Rigoberto Alvarez.

Canelo Alvarez Affair/Girlfriend/Married

He was engaged to Marisol González, who is Miss Mexico Universe 2003 and a sports reporter for Televisa Deportes. For more information, contact him on twitter and Instagram.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Santos Saul Alvarez Barragan
  • Nicknames: Canelo Alvarez
  • Birthday: July 18, 1990
  • Age: 27 years old
  • Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
  • Current Residence: United States
  • Education: Not Available
  • Profession:  Professional boxer
  • Nationality: Mexican
  • Ethnicity/Race: Not Available
  • Religion: Christianity 
  • Zodiac: Cancer
  • Spouse/Wife: Not Available
  • Girlfriend: Not Available
  • Children: 1 (Emily Cinnamon Alvarez)
  • Net Worth: $25 million USD


  • Height: 5 feet 9 inches
  • Weight: 75 kg
  • Feet Size: Not Available
  • Shoe Size: Not Available
  • Chest Size: 41 Inches
  • Waist: 33 Inches
  • Biceps: 15 Inches
  • Eye Color: Brown

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He is a three-time world champion in two weight classes, having held the Ring magazine middleweight title since 2015.
  • As of 2017, Alvarez is ranked as the world’s best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec.
  • Alvarez started boxing at 13 years old, after watching his older brother Rigoberto Alvarez’s debut as a professional boxer. 

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