Michael Buffer Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Michael Buffer is a famous American master of ceremonies (MC), announcer, model, as well as an actor. To the public, Michael Buffer is perhaps best known for announcing boxing and wrestling matches. Known for his “Let’s get ready to rumble!” catchphrase, Michael Buffer has worked as a ring announcer during some of the most popular wrestling events, including matches that featured Hulk Hogan, and other famous wrestlers. Buffer also announced the fight between Matt Hardy and Evander Holyfield, which was a Saturday Night’s Main Event. Throughout his career as an announcer, Michael Buffer has taken part in the NBA finals, the World Series, and Stanley Cup finals.

Michael Buffer Net Worth $400 Million

A well-known ring announcer, as well as an actor, how rich is Michael Buffer? According to sources, Michael Buffer’s earnings from licensing his trademark quote amounted to $400 million in 2009, while in 2013, his salary per event reached as much as $25,000. In regards to his total wealth, Michael Buffer’s net worth is estimated to be $400 million, earned from sources including television, boxing events, as well as acting.

Michael Buffer was born in 1944, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Prior to becoming an announcer, Buffer had various jobs, among which was modeling. Buffer became a model when he was 32 years old, yet he quit his job in order to become an announcer. Michael Buffer started his career in 1982, and by 1983 he had already been featured in the majority of important boxing matches. As his popularity grew, Buffer was invited to join World Championship Wrestling, where he served as a ring announcer during popular pay-per-view events. Buffer also took part in the commercial presentation of the 2008 Royal Rumble event, and later appeared as an announcer during the Royal Rumble.

Aside from being a ring announcer, Michael Buffer rose to prominence as a talented actor. Buffer made his acting debut in 1988, when he portrayed a ring announcer in the movie called “Homeboy”. The following year he starred in a comedy-crime film directed by Eddie Murphy entitled “Harlem Nights”, where he co-starred alongside Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, and Danny Aiello among others. During most of his acting career, Michael Buffer has usually played either a ring announcer or sports commentator, as he made appearances in “Game Over”, Sylvester Stallone’s “Rocky Balboa”, “You Don’t Mess with the Zohan” starring Adam Sandler, and “More than Famous” to name a few. More recently, Buffer played himself in Peter Segal’s sports comedy film called “Grudge Match”, where he appeared alongside Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone, as well as made an appearance in a commercial for “Progressive Corporation”.

In addition to numerous film appearances, Buffer has been a guest on such television shows as “America’s Next Top Model” with Tyra Banks, “The Howard Stern Show”, “In Living Color” and “Saturday Night Live” among others.

Currently, Michael Buffer lives in California, with his third wife Christine Buffer.

A popular ring announcer, and a former model, Michael Buffer has an estimated net worth of $400 million.

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 2, 1944 age 70
Birth place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Profession:Actor, Announcer, Model, Master of Ceremonies
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Alina Buffer (m. 1999–2003), Christine Buffer
Siblings:Bruce Buffer
Movies:“Game Over”, “Rocky Balboa”, “You Don’t Mess with the Zohan”, “More than Famous”, “Grudge Match”, “Progressive Corporation”
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Managed by his brother, Bruce Buffer.
2Reputedly owns exclusive public performance rights to the phrase "Let's get ready to rumble!"


Trademarks

#Trademark
1The quote "Let's get ready to rumble!" delivered in a booming, extending manner. Not only is it a personal trademark, but it is an actual registered trademark in the United States.


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Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Creed2015Michael Buffer
The Fighter2010/IFight Announcer
Love & Other Drugs2010Pfizer Convention MC
20122009/IBoxing Announcer
Ready 2 Rumble Revolution2009Video Game
You Don't Mess with the Zohan2008Walbridge
Phineas and Ferb2008TV SeriesRing announcer
Rocky Balboa2006Ring Announcer
BoxinBuddies: Knockout Juvenile Diabetes2006ShortMik 'O Tux
The L.A. Riot Spectacular2005Boxing Announcer
HBO Boxing After Dark2005TV Series
Las Vegas2004TV SeriesContest Announcer
Against the Ropes2004Ring Announcer
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star2003Michael Buffer
Ready to Rumble2000Michael Buffer
WCW Uncensored2000TV MovieMichael Buffer
Celebrity Deathmatch1998-2000TV SeriesMichael Buffer
The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave2000VideoMichael Buffer
Ready 2 Rumble Boxing1999Video GameMichael Buffer (voice)
Mad About You1999TV SeriesAnnouncer #2
WCW/NWO Bash at the Beach1998TV MovieRing Announcer
South Park1998TV SeriesRing Announcer
Clayfighter 63 1/31997Video GameAnnouncer (voice)
WCW Monday Nitro1997TV SeriesMichael Buffer
WCW Uncensored1997TV MovieMichael Buffer
WCW Bash at the Beach1996TV MovieMichael Buffer
WCW Slamboree '96: Lethal Lottery1996TV MovieMichael Buffer
Weird Science1996TV SeriesRing Announcer
Virtuosity1995Emcee
Rocky V1990Fight Announcer (3rd Fight)
Harlem Nights1989Announcer
Homeboy1988Ring Announcer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed2004performer: "Let's Get Ready To Rumble ®" / writer: "Let's Get Ready To Rumble ®"

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Russell Peters: The Green Card Tour - Live from The O2 Arena2011TV Special announcer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sky Sports World Championship Boxing2016TV SeriesHimself - Master of Ceremonies
HBO Boxing1988-2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Ring Announcer / Himself / Himself - Ringside Announcer / ...
Who Is...2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel2014TV SeriesHimself - Ring Announcer (segment "It's Time to Rumble!")
Maravilla, la película2014DocumentaryHimself
Grudge Match2013Himself
HBO Boxing After Dark1996-2013TV SeriesHimself - Ring Announcer / Himself / Himself -Ring Announcer
Promi-Boxen2002-2013TV SeriesHimself - Ring Announcer
NBC Sports Network Fight Night2012TV SeriesHimself - Ring Announcer
ESPN Friday Night Fights1999-2012TV SeriesHimself - Ring Announcer / Himself - HOF Induction Ceremony
Final Fight2012TV MovieHimself
America's Next Top Model2012TV SeriesHimself
Lucian Bute: L'Homme, L'Athlète2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Rachael Ray2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
The Bold and the Beautiful2010TV SeriesHimself
The Great Debate2009TV SeriesHimself / Host
Pacquiao vs. Hatton: The Battle of East and West2009TV MovieHimself
Affliction: Banned2008TV MovieHimself - Ring Announcer
American Idol2008TV SeriesHimself
WWE Raw2008TV SeriesMichael Buffer
WWE Royal Rumble2008TV SpecialHimself (as Michael Bluffer)
Deal or No Deal2007TV SeriesHimself
Polizeistund' ade - Das Abschiedskonzert von Klaus & Klaus2007TV Special documentaryHimself
WWE Saturday Night's Main Event2007TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
The World Awaits: De La Hoya vs. Mayweather2007TV MovieHimself - Announcer
Janice & Abbey2007TV SeriesHimself
Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology2006VideoHimself
Legends of the Ring2006TV SeriesHimself - Host
Entourage2005TV SeriesHimself
50 Hottest Vegas Moments2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition2004TV SeriesHimself
Fade to Black2004DocumentaryHimself
Howard Stern1997-2004TV SeriesHimself
Open Access2004TV SeriesHimself
Jeopardy!2004TV SeriesHimself - Video Clue Presenter
Las Vegas2004TV SeriesHimself
Man vs. Beast2003TV SpecialHimself
Freddy Vs. Jason Weigh-In Las Vegas2003Video shortHimself
More Than Famous2003Documentary
Celebrity Boxing 22002TV SpecialHimself
Celebrity Boxing2002TV SpecialHimself
The Howard Stern Radio Show2001TV SeriesHimself
Ready 2 Rumble Boxing: Round 22000Video GameHimself (voice)
WCW The Great American Bash2000TV MovieHimself
Clerks2000TV SeriesHimself
WCW SuperBrawl 20002000TV MovieHimself
Play It to the Bone1999Himself - Ring Announcer
WCW Road Wild1999TV MovieHimself
WCW The Great American Bash1999TV MovieHimself
WCW Spring Stampede1999TV MovieHimself
MADtv1995-1999TV SeriesHimself
WCW SuperBrawl IX1999TV MovieHimself
WCW Souled Out1999TV MovieHimself
WCW/NWO World War 31998TV MovieHimself
WCW Monday Nitro1998TV SeriesHimself / Himself - ring announcer
WCW/NWO Road Wild1998TV MovieHimself
WCW Thunder1998TV SeriesHimself - Ring Announcer
WCW/NWO SuperBrawl VIII1998TV MovieHimself
Lennox Lewis vs. Andrew Golota1997TV MovieHimself - Ring Announcer
WCW Fall Brawl: War Games1997TV MovieHimself
WCW Road Wild1997TV MovieHimself
The Great American Bash1997TV MovieHimself
WCW Slamboree1997TV MovieHimself
WCW Spring Stampede1997TV MovieHimself - Ring Announcer
The Simpsons1996TV SeriesHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 19961996TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Die Harald Schmidt Show1995-1996TV SeriesHimself
WCW Halloween Havoc 19951995TV SpecialHimself
UFC VII: Brawl in Buffalo1995TV SpecialHimself
UFC VI: Clash of the Titans1995TV SpecialHimself
Evander Holyfield vs. Ray Mercer1995TV MovieHimself - Ring Annoncer
The 67th Annual Academy Awards1995TV SpecialHimself - 'Cabin Boy' Audition Reel (pre-recorded) (uncredited)
WCW Uncensored1995TV MovieHimself - Ring Announcer
Roberto Duran vs. Vinny Pazienza1995TV MovieHimself - Ring Announcer
ESPN Top Rank Boxing1986-1995TV SeriesHimself - Ring Announcer
Saturday Night Live1994TV SeriesHimself
WCW Bash at the Beach1994TV MovieHimself
WCW Slamboree 19941994TV MovieHimself
Evander Holyfield vs. Michael Moorer1994TV MovieHimself
WCW Spring Stampede1994TV MovieHimself
Prize Fighter1993Video GameHimself (as Announcer Michael Buffer)
Late Show with David Letterman1993TV SeriesHimself
Tuesday Night Fights1989-1993TV SeriesHimself - Ring Announcer
Evander Holyfield vs. Riddick Bowe1992TV MovieHimself - Announcer
The Howard Stern Show1992TV SeriesHimself
The Grudge Match1991TV SeriesHimself - Ringside Announcer
Evander Holyfield vs. George Foreman1991TV MovieHimself - Ring Announcer
WBO Jr. Lightweight Championship: Hector Camacho vs. Vinny Pazienza1990Himself - Ring Announcer
Showtime Championship Boxing1989TV SeriesHimself - Ring Announcer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself
Legendary Nights2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Vanilla Ice Archive2012DocumentaryHimself
Nature Boy Ric Flair: The Definitive Collection2008VideoHimself
Cornered: A Life Caught in the Ring2008DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Maximum Surge2003TV MovieBoxing Announcer
The Howard Stern Radio Show2000TV SeriesHimself
Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
Deadly Venom: The Best of Sting1993Video shortHimself

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