Canelo Álvarez Children

Last Modified Sep 20, 2023 11:12 GMT

Santos Saul Álvarez Barragan, professionally known as Canelo Álvarez, is a professional boxer from Mexico. Starting training at the age of 13, Álvarez turned pro at the tender age of 15. In his first-ever pro bout, he faced Abraham Gonzalez. Álvarez bagged a fourth-round TKO and showed the fight world a glimpse of what he has to offer.


The current Unified WBA (super) champion has held multiple belts in different weight divisions. With a career record of 59-2-2, Álvarez is considered to be one of the GOATs of boxing. With a net worth of $140 million, the Mexican has been labeled as one of the biggest draws currently.


He proved the above assumption by signing a 5-year $365 million fight contract with boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya’s promotion and DAZN in 2018. Media Outlets reported the deal to be as lucrative as they come. In an interview with BBC sports, Álvarez has the following to say about the deal -

"Being part of this historic deal will require me to prepare myself even more and offer fans even better performances,"
"At the same time, I am humbled to be selected to lead this new vision for the sport of boxing, which will without a doubt be for the benefit of the fans."


However, due to an alleged breach of contract by DAZN and Golden Boy promotions, Álvarez was released from his contract after he filed a lawsuit.


Álvarez is set to fight Jermell Carlo on September 30, 2023.


How many children does Canelo Álvarez have?


Canelo Álvarez has four children. He is blessed with three daughters - Emily, Mia, and Maria, and a son named Saul. When asked about the possible negative impact his lucrative life can have on his children, Álvarez had the following to say -


“My kids will be the ones that keep me grounded. I always think about them before I make any decisions.
“I know the repercussions and the impact that it will have in their life so they are the ones I always think of first.”



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There is no hesitation when it comes to watching their dad fight -


"Yes, they are allowed to watch me fight live. This is what their dad does and they have to watch and support it."
"They really admire what I do so yes, they do watch live.” said Álvarez

How many baby mothers does Canelo have?


Canelo Álvarez has four children with four different women. In 2007, he had his first child - Emily, with his childhood sweetheart Karen Beltran. The couple separated soon after Emily’s birth, however, Álvarez still maintains a relationship with Emily.



Canelo; Valeria Quiroz and Mia; Credits - playersbio.com
Canelo; Valeria Quiroz and Mia; Credits - playersbio.com



He had his second child, Mia Ener, with model Valeria Quiroz.


Álvarez then had a boy with his business partner Nadia Sepulveda. The couple was reported to be dating for a year before they welcomed a baby boy - Saul Adiel Álvarez.



Canelo; Fernanda Gomez and Maria; Credits - playersbio.com
Canelo; Fernanda Gomez and Maria; Credits - playersbio.com



Álvarez met his current wife, Fernanda Gomez, in 2013. The two were in attendance in 2017 at a charity event and have dated ever since. They welcomed their first child - Maria Fernanda Álvarez, in 2018.



*Last updated on May 6, 2023.

FAQs

How old was Canelo when he had his first child?

Canelo Álvarez was 17 years old when he had his first child.

Who is Canelo's wife?

Fernanda Gomez is the wife of the boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez.

How many kids does Canelo have?

Canelo Alvarez is the father of 4 children.

When did Canelo Alvarez get married?

Canelo Alvarez and Fernanda Gomez got married in 2021.

What is Canelo Alvarez's net worth?

Canelo Alvarez is worth a whopping $140 million, as he is one of the biggest draws in professional boxing.