How rich is Michael Buffer?
Michael Buffer is probably not only the most famous, but also the richest sports announcer around the world. After all, the entertainer Michael Buffer has a valued one Assets of 333 million euros. A considerable amount for someone who should actually take a back seat to the athletes. In the meantime, however, he has won his own huge fan base. The American can already look back on a long career.
In 1982 he made his first appearance as a boxing announcer in the ring. That career definitely seemed to suit him better than his attempts as a model and actor. Especially the saying “Let’s get ready to rumble“Made the man from Philadelphia so famous around the world that he can now play in the top league, at least financially. It is also this saying that has contributed to its inexpressible wealth. It should be said that he is the inventor of the phrase “Let’s Get Ready to Rumble”. After all, there is said to be a game company that paid Michael Buffer the equivalent of 83 million euros to use this famous phrase in the “Ready to Rumble” video games. Certainly a lucrative business for both parties. Above all, it should be licenses like this that have made the ring announcer so rich in the course of his impressive career.
How much does Michael Buffer earn per gig?
Michael Buffer is now paying so well for his appearances that other people would have to work six to twelve months for one of his fees. Every time he enters the ring, the American, who has meanwhile become a true superstar himself, cashes in between 21,000 and 83,000 euros. While his half-brother, Bruce Buffer, is the UFC announcer, Michael was the exclusive announcer at all boxing events that were held in the casinos of Donald Trump, the current US President, in the 1980s. Meanwhile, however, the list of his appearances is much longer. Because Michael Buffer can not only be seen as an announcer in the ring when boxing. He was also able to participate in the following film and TV productions:
- America’s Next Top Model with Heidi Klum
- Rocky Balboa
- The Simpsons
- Rocky v
- and many more
There should even have been appearances at them Michael Buffer a fee of 833,000 euros, which is the equivalent of a good 1 million US dollars, in just one evening. However, the now over 70-year-old does not want to sit down yet. Because there is still a lot of money to be made for him. In addition, his professional happiness seems to be much more favorable to him than his private one. After all, the world-famous boxing announcer can unfortunately only look back on two failed marriages, from which two sons emerged.
Michael Buffer also has one again and again on German TV prominent role played. However, his fee for “Deutschland sucht den Superstar” is by no means as impressive as his payment at many events in the USA. Nevertheless, the German audience has known the American almost as well as their home fans since many spectacular Klitschkos fights. Michael Buffer can no longer announce fights between the Klitschko brothers, Vitali stopped boxing years ago, and Wladimir Klitschko has now also ended his career. But Michael Buffer will stay with us for a while. Fortunately, because nobody can announce Let’s Get Ready to Rumble as well as he can!
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