Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$2 million
Date Of BirthMay 21, 1957
FactAnnouncer for The Ultimate Fighting Championship.


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.

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).

Bruce Buffer

Other Projects

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”.

Acting Career

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.

General Info

Full NameBruce Buffer
Net Worth$2 million
Date Of BirthMay 21, 1957
ProfessionAnnouncer, Actor, Businessperson
NationalityAmerican

Family

ParentsJoe Buffer, Connie Buffer
SiblingsMichael Buffer

Accomplishments

MoviesPlay It to the Bone, UFC 54: Boiling Point, King of the Cage #5: Cage Wars

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Hold's a second degree black belt in Chuck Norris American tang soo do system.
2Brother of Michael Buffer.
3Announcer for The Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Pictures

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Here Comes the Boom2012Bruce Buffer
Ready 2 Rumble Revolution2009Video Game
Entourage2007TV SeriesUFC Announcer
The Circuit2002'Circuit' Announcer
Play It to the Bone1999Garden Ring Announcer
Friends1997TV SeriesAnnouncer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
UFC 38: Brawl at the Hall2002TV SpecialHimself
UFC 37.5: As Real As It Gets2002TV SpecialHimself
UFC 37: High Impact2002TV SpecialHimself
UFC 36: Worlds Collide2002TV SpecialHimself
UFC 35: Throwdown2002TV SpecialHimself
UFC 34: High Voltage2001TV SpecialHimself
UFC 33: Victory in Vegas2001TV SpecialHimself
UFC 32: Showdown in the Meadowlands2001TV SpecialHimself
UFC 31: Locked & Loaded2001TV SpecialHimself
UFC 30: Battle on the Boardwalk2001TV SpecialHimself
UFC 29: Defense of the Belts2000TV SpecialHimself
UFC 28: High Stakes2000TV SpecialHimself
Ready 2 Rumble Boxing: Round 22000Video GameHimself (voice)
UFC 27: Ultimate Bad Boyz2000TV SpecialHimself
UFC 26: Ultimate Field of Dreams2000TV SpecialHimself
UFC 25: Ultimate Japan 32000TV SpecialHimself
UFC 24: First Defense2000TV SpecialHimself
UFC 23: Ultimate Japan 21999TV SpecialHimself
UFC 22: There Can Be Only One Champion1999TV SpecialHimself
UFC 21: Return of the Champions1999TV SpecialHimself
UFC 20: Battle for the Gold1999TV SpecialHimself
UFC 19: Ultimate Young Guns1999TV SpecialHimself
UFC 18: Road to the Heavyweight Title1999TV SpecialHimself
UFC: Ultimate Brazil1999TV SpecialHimself
UFC 17: Redemption1998TV SpecialHimself
UFC 16: Battle in the Bayou1998TV SpecialHimself
UFC: Ultimate Japan 11997TV SpecialHimself
UFC 15: Collision Course1997TV SpecialHimself
UFC 14: Showdown1997TV SpecialHimself
UFC 13: The Ultimate Force1997TV SpecialHimself
UFC 10: The Tournament1996TV SpecialHimself
UFC PPV Events1993TV SeriesHimself
The Hurt Business2016DocumentaryHimself
UFC 200: Tate v Nunes2016TV SpecialHimself
Dana White: Lookin' for a Fight2016TV SeriesHimself
UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor2015TV MovieHimself - Ring Announcer
UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm2015TV SpecialHimself - Ring Announcer
UFC on Fox2012-2015TV SeriesHimself - Ring Announcer
Hot Tub Time Machine 22015Himself
Vai que Cola2014TV SeriesHimself
UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso2014TV SpecialHimself - Ring Announcer
UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov2014TV SpecialHimself - Ring Announcer
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel2014TV SeriesHimself - UFC Announcer (segment "It's Time to Rumble!")
UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann2014TV SpecialHimself - Ring Announcer
UFC Ultimate Insider2013TV SeriesHimself
UFC 1482012TV SpecialHimself
It Has Begun: Bananapocalypse2012ShortHimself
Tosh.02012TV SeriesHimself
Fighters Only Mixed Martial Arts Awards IV2011TV SpecialHimself
UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields2011TV SpecialHimself
UFC on Versus: Sanchez vs. Kampmann2011TV SpecialHimself
UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch2011TV SpecialHimself
UFC 122: Marquardt vs. Okami2010TV SpecialHimself
UFC 120: Bisping vs. Akiyama2010TV SpecialHimself
2010 World Series of Poker2010TV SeriesHimself
UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin2010TV SpecialHimself
Poker2Nite2010TV SeriesHimself
1736: Somewhere to Turn2010Video documentaryHimself
UFC 110: Nogueira vs. Velasquez2010TV SpecialHimself
UFC 108: Evans vs. Silva2010TV SpecialHimself - Ring Announcer
World Extreme Cagefighting2010TV SeriesHimself
UFC 107: BJ Penn vs. Diego Sanchez2009TV SpecialHimself
Super Dave's Spike Tacular2009TV SeriesHimself - Ring Announcer
UFC 105: Couture vs. Vera2009TV SpecialHimself
UFC 102: Couture vs. Nogueira2009TV SpecialHimself
MMA Worldwide2009TV Series documentary
X-Play2009TV SeriesHimself
UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson2009TV SpecialHimself - Ring Announcer
UFC 94: St-Pierre vs. Penn 22009TV SpecialHimself
UFC 93: Franklin vs. Henderson2009TV SpecialHimself
UFC 87: Seek and Destroy2008TV SpecialHimself
UFC: Silva vs. Irvin2008TV SpecialHimself
UFC 86: Jackson vs. Griffin2008TV SpecialHimself
UFC 84: Ill Will2008TV SpecialHimself
UFC 83: Serra vs. St. Pierre 22008TV SpecialHimself
UFC Fight Night: Florian vs Lauzon2008TV SpecialHimself
UFC 82: Pride of a Champion2008TV SpecialHimself
Fatal Femmes Fighting: Asian Invasion2008VideoHimself
UFC 81: Breaking Point2008TV SpecialHimself
UFC Fight Night: Swick vs Burkman2008TV SpecialHimself
UFC 78: Validation2007TV SpecialHimself
UFC 77: Hostile Territory2007TV SpecialHimself
UFC 76: Knockout2007TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC Fight Night: Thomas vs Florian2007TV SpecialHimself
UFC 75: Champion vs. Champion2007TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC 74: Respect2007TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC 73: Stacked2007TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC Fight Night: Stout vs Fisher2007TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC 70: Nations Collide2007TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC 69: Shootout2007TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC: Fight Night 92007TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC 68: The Uprising2007TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC 67: All or Nothing2007TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC: Fight Night 82007TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
FightZone Presents2007TV SeriesHimself
UFC 66: Liddell vs. Ortiz2006TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC: Fight Night 72006TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC 65: Bad Intentions2006TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC 64: Unstoppable2006TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
Ortiz vs. Shamrock 3: The Final Chapter2006TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC 63: Hughes vs. Penn2006TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC 62: Liddell vs. Sobral2006TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
UFC: Fight Night 62006TV SpecialHimself
UFC: Ultimate Fight Night 52006TV SpecialHimself / Announcer
UFC 60: Hughes vs. Gracie2006TV SpecialHimself
UFC 59: Reality Check2006TV SpecialHimself - Ring Announcer
UFC: Ultimate Fight Night 42006TV SpecialHimself
UFC 58: USA vs. Canada2006TV SpecialHimself
UFC 57: Liddell vs. Couture 32006TV SpecialHimself
UFC: Ultimate Fight Night 32006TV SpecialHimself
No Rules2005Himself
UFC 56: Full Force2005TV SpecialHimself
The Ultimate Fighter2005TV SeriesHimself
UFC 55: Fury2005TV SpecialHimself - Ring Announcer
UFC: Ultimate Fight Night 22005TV SpecialHimself
Expert Insight: Final Table Poker2005Video documentaryHimself
UFC 54: Boiling Point2005TV SpecialHimself
UFC: Ultimate Fight Night2005TV SpecialHimself - Ring Announcer
UFC 53: Heavy Hitters2005TV SpecialHimself
UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 22005TV SpecialHimself
UFC 51: Super Saturday2005TV SpecialHimself
50 Hottest Vegas Moments2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
UFC 50: The War of '042004TV SpecialHimself - Ring Announcer
UFC 49: Unfinished Business2004TV SpecialHimself
UFC 48: Payback2004TV SpecialHimself
UFC 47: It's On!2004TV SpecialHimself
UPW: Overload2004VideoHimself
UFC 46: Supernatural2004TV SpecialHimself
UFC 45: Revolution2003TV SpecialHimself
UFC 44: Undisputed2003TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2003TV SeriesHimself
UFC 43: Meltdown2003TV SpecialHimself
UFC 42: Sudden Impact2003TV SpecialHimself
UFC 41: Onslaught2003TV SpecialHimself
UFC 40: Vendetta2002TV SpecialHimself
UFC 39: The Warriors Return2002TV SpecialHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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