Michael Buffer Net Worth
Michael Buffer is a ring announcer (MC) for the professional wrestling organization. He is known most for his introductory phrase, “Let’s get ready to rumble!” that he says at the beginning of each competition. Years of announcing these contests have paid off, and his net worth is estimated at $400 million.
Who is Michael Buffer?
Born on November 2, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., Michael Buffer is the half brother of Bruce Buffer, the official ring announcer of UFC. He is best recognized for his powerful voice and his trademark catchphrase, “Let’s Get Ready to Rumble!” which started in 1984.
Michael Buffer Career
Prior to becoming a professional ring announcer, Buffer had several jobs which include being a car salesman. At age 32, he pursued a modeling career and at 38, he became an official ring announcer. His career as a ring announcer actually started in 1982. In 1983, he began as an announcer for Bob Arum’s Top Rank promotions on ESPN. Later on, he became an official ring announcer for the main events of World Championship Wrestling (WCW) which featured world renowned professional wrestlers like Hulk Hogan. Aside from wrestling and boxing, Michael Buffer has also announced for some world renowned sports events like the World Series, NFL Playoff Games, Stanley Cup Finals, and NBA Championships.
Michael Buffer Bio Info
Born: 2 November 1944 (age 73 years), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 1.83 m
Spouse: Christine Prado (m. 2008), Alina Buffer (m. 1999–2003), Christine Buffer
Siblings: Bruce Buffer
Michael Buffer Quotes
- Let’s get ready to rumble! – Michael Buffer
Michael Buffer Videos on YouTube
Soledad O’Brien sits down with the enterprising duo to learn more about their inspiring story, and how it led to the birth of the Buffer Partnership.
Michael Buffer’s take on boxing & mastering the microphone