Bruce Buffer is a former kickboxer and also a professional poker player. He later went on to become and known as an announcer for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events. He is the official octagon announcer for UFC events, introduced on broadcasts as the "Veteran Voice of the Octagon."
He started from martial arts and later on joined Tang Soo Do (karate-based Korean martial arts), in which he holds a second-degree black belt in it. He began kickboxing in his twenties but was forced to quit the sport at 32 after suffering from brain injury. He is also the half-brother of legendary boxing/wrestling ring announcer Michael Buffer.
His Playboy Lifestyle And Net Worth!
Bruce summons his net worth as an American UFC announcer and has the net worth of a staggering $10 million. Bruce Buffer's UFC salary is $100,000 per event.
Bruce Buffer gets to travel the world on the company's dime while getting a front-row seat to every single fight. Bruce talked about his personal life on a recent episode of It's Time podcast.
There he spoke about how most married men are jealous of him, as he gets to travel the world like James Bond and can sleep with whoever he wants. Despite not having no wife, he is not gay and lives like a playboy not getting committed to any serious relationships.
His career took a leap when his elder half-brother named him as agent/manager. They then developed a business partnership and founded "The Buffer Partnership."
Brothers From Same Father And Their Crazy Relationship
Bruce Buffer was born to his parents Joe and Connie Buffer. He is the younger half-brother of Michael Buffer. His brother is an American ring announcer known for his trademark line "Let's get ready to rumble." The Buffer brothers grew up separately in different places. They only came to know about each other as half-brothers when Bruce was 30 and Michael was in his 40s.
Both of them were offspring of the father, but only Bruce was raised by Joe. After Michael's biological parents' got divorced, he grew up with foster parents.
Bruce Buffer with his elder half-brother Michael Buffer clicked together on 2 November 2005 (Photo: wireimage.com)
As Michael started gaining fame working for some of boxing's most remarkable events, Bruce began to notice there was some similarity between them. During a car ride, his father told him that he’d been married before marrying his mom and he also had a child. The child was none other than Michael Buffer. The brothers connected after Joe made contact with him following his TV appearance.
Michael married his third wife, Christine Prado in 2008 and is relishing a strong bond.
Bruce Buffer was born on 21 May 1957, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, America. His nationality is American and belongs to white ethnicity. The ring announcer Bruce stands at the height of 5 feet and 11 inches (1.8 m).
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The grandson of boxer Johnny Buffer has also served as the CEO of a company called The Buffer Partnership.