|Celebrated Name:||Victor Ortiz|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Victor Ortiz|
|Age:||36 years old|
|Birth Date:||31st January 1987|
|Birth Place:||Garden City, Kansas, USA|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Yes (Deborah Mather)|
|Is Victor Ortiz Gay?||No|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$8 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Victor Ortiz, commonly known to his fans as vicious, is an American professional boxer whose origin is Mexico. Apart from boxing, Victor has started a career in filmography, having appeared in the Expendable three movies in 2014 and Southpaw in 2015. Among those he has trained with include Manny Pacquiao during which time Manny was preparing for his fight with Juan Manuel Marquez.
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Early Life & Biography
Victor was born in Garden City, Kansas, to his parents, who originated from Mexico. His mother was abusive, and at the tender age of seven, she left him with his siblings never to return. This is when his dad introduced him to boxing, a sport he wasn’t keen on. His dad was an alcoholic who also left them four years after his mother left. His dad wasn’t anyway better from his mother and used to beat them after their mother left.
After his parents left them, they were forced into the foster care system where Victor ended with the Ford family. For years he didn’t know where his siblings were and only reunited with some of them in 2002 after his older sister became a legal adult and gained custody of Victor and his younger brother. This saw his moving from Kansas to Denver, Colorado.
With no responsible parent to guide him, Victor had a troubled childhood that always got him into a confrontation with almost everybody, including his teachers while in school. Boxing came as a good distraction and transformed him into who he is today. Not much is known about Victor’s personal life, but he is known to have a girlfriend known as Deborah Mather. The two have been dating for a long time, and both have two children. Their firstborn son Victor Royal Ortiz was born in 2017, while their second-born Tomas Malakia Ortiz was born in August 2019.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 31st Jan 1987, Victor Ortiz is 36 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2023. His height is 1.78m tall, and his weight is 65 kg.
Ron Lyle noticed Victor’s talent when they met a community center where Ron was a supervisor, and Victor was training there. Ron trained and guided him to the Junior Olympics tournament, where he won his division with a perfect 5-0 record at the age of 16.
After his win, Robert Garcia, a former boxer, noticed him, and immediately, the pair clicked, and Victor agreed to move in with him and his father, who by then was Fernando Varga’s personal trainer. To this day, Victor is grateful to Robert as he helped mold his boxing career.
After becoming professional, he won his first seven matches with ease but controversially got disqualified in his eighth match against Corey Alarcon. Before his fight with Maidana on June 27, 2009, he fired Garcia and his dad, claiming they have in more than one time humiliated him through their abusive speech.
He went on to lose the match in the 6th round when the ringside physician stopped the fight after Victor suffered a cut. He later won a rematch with Maidana. He went on to fight boxers among them, Nate Campbell, VivianHarris, Berto, and Mayweather, among others.
Awards & Achievements
In his boxing career, Victor Ortis has a total of 41 fights with some of the best boxers in the world like Mayweather. In those 41 fights, he has won an impressive 32 matches 25 of them being through Technical Knockout. Lost He has only lost six matches and drawn 3. Among the titles he has won WBC Welterweight Title on April 16th, 2011, and WBO-NABO Light Welterweight title on September 13th, 2008.
Net Worth & Salary of Victor Ortiz in 2023
Victor started boxing as a young child, and by the age of seventeen, he was already a professional boxer. His motivation to succeed has been his troubled childhood, a lifestyle he wouldn’t want his children to go through. As of May 2023, he is estimated to be worth $8 million, most of which is made from his boxing career. He is also a red bull merchandiser, a business he says isn’t bad at all commercially.
After moving in with Garcia, he went on to graduate from Pacifica High School, where Garcia was his legal guardian. He turned professional at the age of seventeen, and after in 2005, after attaining 18 years of age, he became an adult. In September 2018, he was scheduled to fight Molina, but the fight didn’t happen due to victor’s legal issues. He was accused of sexual assault, and he had to turn himself in.