• Bruce Buffer is an American mixed martial arts ring announcer and has worked for the UFC for over 200 events.
• Gained fame for his own moves like the Buffer 90-degree turn and Buffer 360-degree turn.
• Bruce has a brother Michael Buffer, who is also a famous ring announcer.
• Bruce is a professional poker player and has also made appearances in a number of films and TV series.
• Bruce has an estimated net worth of $10 million, is single and is active on social media.
Known for movies
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Date Of Birth||May 21, 1957|
|Fact||Announcer for The Ultimate Fighting Championship.|
- 1 Who is Bruce Buffer?
- 2 Bruce Buffer Bio- Age, Childhood, and Education
- 3 Bruce Buffer’s Brother, Michael Buffer
- 4 Bruce Buffer’s Career
- 5 Other Projects
- 6 Acting Career
- 7 Bruce Buffer Net Worth, How Much He Earns? Appearance, Height, Weight
- 8 Bruce Buffer Personal Life, Married, Single? News, Facts
- 9 General Info
- 10 Family
- 11 Accomplishments
- 12 Social profile links
- 13 Facts
- 14 Pictures
- 15 Movies
Who is Bruce Buffer?
Bruce Buffer is an American mixed martial arts ring announcer, who achieved his fame by working as an official Octagon announcer for more than 200 Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events. He has participated in a number of high profile bouts, and over time has developed some of his own moves, including the Buffer 90-degree turn and even a Buffer 360-degree turn.
Bruce Buffer Bio- Age, Childhood, and Education
Born Bruce Anthony Buffer on the 21st May 1957, in Montvale, New Jersey USA, he is the son of John Buffer and his wife Connie who is of Italian ancestry.
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?THANK YOU ABU DHABI FOR AN AMAZING & HISTORICAL UFC FIGHT ISLAND ?ADVENTURE? from the moment I landed to roaring in the Octagon for UFC 251 & last nights UFC Fight Night events! Your courtesy & care towards our Octagon Warriors & all of us at the #UFC during my 11 day stay & moving forward for all UFC fighters & personnel staying for the next 2 UFC Fight Nights was fantastic ? And Now… IT'S TIME for me to fly home ✈️ Big Cheers to all, until we meet again ??? #BUFFLIFE ?
Michael became interested in martial arts at 13 years old – at the time he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and began attending judo lessons, ultimately achieving the green belt. However, two years later, he moved to Malibu, California with the family and it was there that he was introduced to Tang Soo Do, a karate-based Korean martial art, by two students of the famous mixed martial artist and actor Chuck Norris. He reached the second-degree black belt in this particular martial art.
Bruce Buffer’s Brother, Michael Buffer
Bruce didn’t know that he had a brother until 1989 when their father contacted Michael; their father saw Michael on television and wanted to meet him, and as a result Michael and Bruce were introduced to each other.
In the mid- ‘90s the two became an agent/manager duo, which made them even more popular. Michael was born on the 2nd November 1944 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and gained fame as a ring announcer and actor, and is best known for his catchphrase “Let’s Get Ready to Rumble!”. He has worked in boxing and wrestling, and after becoming famous he was also recruited as the announcer of National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals, Major League Baseball World Series, and was also the guest announcer at the 1999 Indianapolis 500 and the 2017 US Formula One Grand Prix, among numerous other appearances during his illustrious career.
Michael has married three times and divorced two times. He first married when he was 21 years old which lasted for seven years, and produced two sons. He second marriage was from 1999 until 2003, then in 2008 he married Christine Prado, and the couple lives in Southern California. Michael’s wealth is estimated at over $400 million, as of early 2020.
Bruce Buffer’s Career
Before he had given a try to announcing, Bruce was a kickboxer. During his twenties he was successful, however, after reaching his early ‘30s, he had to forego his career, and found a new calling as a ring announcer.
Bruce joined UFC in 1993, while from 1996 he has been standard in UFC events, missing only a few tournaments, so amounting to 150 appearances in UFC tournaments, appearing in octagon regularly from the UFC 10 until UFC 242. He started with small bouts, but as he became more popular, Bruce was getting on bigger matches. In his career, he has announced a number of high-profile bouts, including Chuck Lidell vs Randy Couture, Anderson Silva vs. James Irvin and Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz, while in 2018 he also served as the announcer on the special bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Connor McGregor. Most recently, he became the octagon announcer on the show “UFC on ESPN” (2019-2020).
In addition to his work for the UFC, Bruce has also worked as an announcer on several other mixed martial arts (MMA) promotions, mainly in K-1, and has also announced the boxing match aired on HBO between Joel Casamayor and Michael Katsidis.
Bruce is a professional poker player too, and has a quite rich history at various tournaments. Starting in 2005 h,e made the Final Table of the World Poker Tour in the third Season Invitation at the Commerce Casino, finishing as the sixth-best player. Two years later, he played against the World Champion Chris Moneymaker, in an event televised on ESPN’s World Series of Poker Main Event.
He also played against Strikeforce Fighter Dan Henderson, and UFC Fighter Randy Couture, and beat them, but lost to Howard Lederer in a heads-up play. The whole event was aired through the NBC show “Poker After Dark”.
Bruce has appeared in a number of film and TV projects as himself, thanks to his popularity. His first appearance was in the TV series “Friends” in 1997, while two years later he made an appearance in the film “Play It to the Bone” (1999). He has continued to appear in various films until the present day, and increased his wealth and popularity with appearances in such films as “Here Comes the Boom” (2012), “Hot Tub Time Machine 2” (2015), and most recently “Homes & Watson” in 2018.
Bruce Buffer Net Worth, How Much He Earns? Appearance, Height, Weight
Bruce has become a legendary announcer and his wealth has increased according to his status. According to sources, Bruce Buffer’s net worth has been estimated at around $10 million as of early 2020, while he reportedly earns $100,000 per UFC event.
Bruce stands at 5ft 11ins (1.8m) tall, while he weighs approximately 165lbs ~ 75kgs. He has grey hair and brown eyes.
Bruce Buffer Personal Life, Married, Single? News, Facts
Bruce is very secretive about his personal life and there is no reliable information about his personal endeavors.
Nevertheless, according to reports, Bruce is a single man, has never been married, and doesn’t have children.
With the spread of Coronavirus, Bruce has taken things seriously and is cautious about his actions, which has resulted in extra measures at the UFC events. He has said that he would gladly participate in the following UFC events, but only if all precautionary measures are applied.
Bruce is active on social media platforms, and has around 800,000 followers on his official Instagram account.
|Full Name||Bruce Buffer|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Date Of Birth||May 21, 1957|
|Profession||Announcer, Actor, Businessperson|
|Parents||Joe Buffer, Connie Buffer|
|Movies||Play It to the Bone, UFC 54: Boiling Point, King of the Cage #5: Cage Wars|
Social profile links
|1||Hold's a second degree black belt in Chuck Norris American tang soo do system.|
|2||Brother of Michael Buffer.|
|3||Announcer for The Ultimate Fighting Championship.|
|Here Comes the Boom||2012||Bruce Buffer|
|Ready 2 Rumble Revolution||2009||Video Game|
|Entourage||2007||TV Series||UFC Announcer|
|The Circuit||2002||'Circuit' Announcer|
|Play It to the Bone||1999||Garden Ring Announcer|
|UFC 38: Brawl at the Hall||2002||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 37.5: As Real As It Gets||2002||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 37: High Impact||2002||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 36: Worlds Collide||2002||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 35: Throwdown||2002||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 34: High Voltage||2001||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 33: Victory in Vegas||2001||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 32: Showdown in the Meadowlands||2001||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 31: Locked & Loaded||2001||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 30: Battle on the Boardwalk||2001||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 29: Defense of the Belts||2000||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 28: High Stakes||2000||TV Special||Himself|
|Ready 2 Rumble Boxing: Round 2||2000||Video Game||Himself (voice)|
|UFC 27: Ultimate Bad Boyz||2000||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 26: Ultimate Field of Dreams||2000||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 25: Ultimate Japan 3||2000||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 24: First Defense||2000||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 23: Ultimate Japan 2||1999||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 22: There Can Be Only One Champion||1999||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 21: Return of the Champions||1999||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 20: Battle for the Gold||1999||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 19: Ultimate Young Guns||1999||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 18: Road to the Heavyweight Title||1999||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC: Ultimate Brazil||1999||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 17: Redemption||1998||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 16: Battle in the Bayou||1998||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC: Ultimate Japan 1||1997||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 15: Collision Course||1997||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 14: Showdown||1997||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 13: The Ultimate Force||1997||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 10: The Tournament||1996||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC PPV Events||1993||TV Series||Himself|
|The Hurt Business||2016||Documentary||Himself|
|UFC 200: Tate v Nunes||2016||TV Special||Himself|
|Dana White: Lookin' for a Fight||2016||TV Series||Himself|
|UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor||2015||TV Movie||Himself - Ring Announcer|
|UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm||2015||TV Special||Himself - Ring Announcer|
|UFC on Fox||2012-2015||TV Series||Himself - Ring Announcer|
|Hot Tub Time Machine 2||2015||Himself|
|Vai que Cola||2014||TV Series||Himself|
|UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso||2014||TV Special||Himself - Ring Announcer|
|UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov||2014||TV Special||Himself - Ring Announcer|
|Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel||2014||TV Series||Himself - UFC Announcer (segment "It's Time to Rumble!")|
|UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann||2014||TV Special||Himself - Ring Announcer|
|UFC Ultimate Insider||2013||TV Series||Himself|
|UFC 148||2012||TV Special||Himself|
|It Has Begun: Bananapocalypse||2012||Short||Himself|
|Fighters Only Mixed Martial Arts Awards IV||2011||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields||2011||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC on Versus: Sanchez vs. Kampmann||2011||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch||2011||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 122: Marquardt vs. Okami||2010||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 120: Bisping vs. Akiyama||2010||TV Special||Himself|
|2010 World Series of Poker||2010||TV Series||Himself|
|UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin||2010||TV Special||Himself|
|1736: Somewhere to Turn||2010||Video documentary||Himself|
|UFC 110: Nogueira vs. Velasquez||2010||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 108: Evans vs. Silva||2010||TV Special||Himself - Ring Announcer|
|World Extreme Cagefighting||2010||TV Series||Himself|
|UFC 107: BJ Penn vs. Diego Sanchez||2009||TV Special||Himself|
|Super Dave's Spike Tacular||2009||TV Series||Himself - Ring Announcer|
|UFC 105: Couture vs. Vera||2009||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 102: Couture vs. Nogueira||2009||TV Special||Himself|
|MMA Worldwide||2009||TV Series documentary|
|UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson||2009||TV Special||Himself - Ring Announcer|
|UFC 94: St-Pierre vs. Penn 2||2009||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 93: Franklin vs. Henderson||2009||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 87: Seek and Destroy||2008||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC: Silva vs. Irvin||2008||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 86: Jackson vs. Griffin||2008||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 84: Ill Will||2008||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 83: Serra vs. St. Pierre 2||2008||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC Fight Night: Florian vs Lauzon||2008||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 82: Pride of a Champion||2008||TV Special||Himself|
|Fatal Femmes Fighting: Asian Invasion||2008||Video||Himself|
|UFC 81: Breaking Point||2008||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC Fight Night: Swick vs Burkman||2008||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 78: Validation||2007||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 77: Hostile Territory||2007||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 76: Knockout||2007||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC Fight Night: Thomas vs Florian||2007||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 75: Champion vs. Champion||2007||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC 74: Respect||2007||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC 73: Stacked||2007||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC Fight Night: Stout vs Fisher||2007||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC 70: Nations Collide||2007||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC 69: Shootout||2007||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC: Fight Night 9||2007||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC 68: The Uprising||2007||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC 67: All or Nothing||2007||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC: Fight Night 8||2007||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|FightZone Presents||2007||TV Series||Himself|
|UFC 66: Liddell vs. Ortiz||2006||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC: Fight Night 7||2006||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC 65: Bad Intentions||2006||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC 64: Unstoppable||2006||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|Ortiz vs. Shamrock 3: The Final Chapter||2006||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC 63: Hughes vs. Penn||2006||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC 62: Liddell vs. Sobral||2006||TV Special||Himself - Announcer|
|UFC: Fight Night 6||2006||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC: Ultimate Fight Night 5||2006||TV Special||Himself / Announcer|
|UFC 60: Hughes vs. Gracie||2006||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 59: Reality Check||2006||TV Special||Himself - Ring Announcer|
|UFC: Ultimate Fight Night 4||2006||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 58: USA vs. Canada||2006||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 57: Liddell vs. Couture 3||2006||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC: Ultimate Fight Night 3||2006||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 56: Full Force||2005||TV Special||Himself|
|The Ultimate Fighter||2005||TV Series||Himself|
|UFC 55: Fury||2005||TV Special||Himself - Ring Announcer|
|UFC: Ultimate Fight Night 2||2005||TV Special||Himself|
|Expert Insight: Final Table Poker||2005||Video documentary||Himself|
|UFC 54: Boiling Point||2005||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC: Ultimate Fight Night||2005||TV Special||Himself - Ring Announcer|
|UFC 53: Heavy Hitters||2005||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 2||2005||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 51: Super Saturday||2005||TV Special||Himself|
|50 Hottest Vegas Moments||2005||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|UFC 50: The War of '04||2004||TV Special||Himself - Ring Announcer|
|UFC 49: Unfinished Business||2004||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 48: Payback||2004||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 47: It's On!||2004||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 46: Supernatural||2004||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 45: Revolution||2003||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 44: Undisputed||2003||TV Special||Himself|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||2003||TV Series||Himself|
|UFC 43: Meltdown||2003||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 42: Sudden Impact||2003||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 41: Onslaught||2003||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 40: Vendetta||2002||TV Special||Himself|
|UFC 39: The Warriors Return||2002||TV Special||Himself|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia