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Mairis Briedis: Wife, Family, Prize Money & Net Worth

BirthdayJanuary 13th, 1985
Place of BirthRiga, Latvia
NationalityLatvian
ResidencyRiga, Latvia
WifeJūlija
StudyUnknown
Instagram@mairisbriedis
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight90 kg (198 lbs)
TattoosHe’s got a tattoo that covers one of his pecs and extends all the way to his shoulder. It appears to be tribal. He also has the words ‘Jake’s Bad Karma’ inked on his thigh. It was done to taunt Jake Paul.
SmokingNever
Sister / BrotherHe has a sister named Santa.
Father & MotherZinaida Briede and Ints Briedis are his parents.
ReligionChristianity
Hair ColorDark Blonde
Eye ColorBrown
Net Worth (approx.)$5 Million

Biography

The Latvian Punisher is a cruiserweight boxer who was born on the 13th of January 1985 in Riga, Latvia. The first Latvian to hold a professional boxing title, this man’s career started with kickboxing when he was a little kid. The rush he got from combat sports was incomparable to anything else. He even represented his country and won the Gold medal at the 2008 WAKO European Championships held in Varna. Whilst everyone thought that he was going to become a top kickboxer, this Latvian announced that he would focus on boxing from then on.

The irony in this pic is just unbearable. Kids, this is why you shouldn’t blindly follow what someone says. – via Instagram

He became a pro the very next year and began dominating his opponents. His first big win was against Manuel Charr in 2015. By then, this Latvian had already moved up in weight. A three-time cruiserweight world champion, this Latvian pro kept doing what he was good at and was undefeated until Oleksandr Usyk won against him on the 27th of January 2018. Whilst this was disheartening, the man kept doing what he does best, and that is to give his all in the ring. He has suffered another loss, this time against Jai Opetaia, in his career. The tide may be turning against him, but this fighter still has at least one fight left in him. He’d want to end his career on a high, wouldn’t he?

Mairis Briedis Wife

This man has never been afraid to let everyone know that he met the love of his life on social media. The game has changed, and he isn’t afraid to play it. The boxer was just 22 when he met a 20-year-old Jūlija. After initiating contact, the boxer asked her out on a date. Jūlija said yes, and in two weeks, he introduced the woman to his father as his wife.

This woman needs to write a book about how to handle boys. She deals with four of them on a daily basis. – via Instagram

Who is Mairis Briedis currently dating?

The meeting with his dad was meant to be a joke. But, he knew he had hit the jackpot. The Latvian didn’t waste any time in asking her the big question. She said yes despite knowing that the man had fathered a couple of boys before marriage, and within a year of meeting him, Jūlija was married to the boxer. He looks set with this woman for the foreseeable future.

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Family: Parents, Siblings & Children

Ints Briedis and Zinaida Briede are the parents of our Latvian boxer. His father has been very supportive of his career. However, it isn’t clear what this man did for a living. This boxer’s mum is a homemaker. He has a sister named Santa. Thanks to his marriage with Jūlija, this Latvian has three boys with her. He also has a pair of twins from a previous relationship.

A motorbike is all you need to have a good time in life. That and gas price that won’t burn a hole in your pocket. – via Instagram

Mairis Briedis Total Prize Money & Net Worth

This Latvian’s pro boxing record is nearly flawless. He has amassed 28 wins from the 30 fights he has been in. 20 of those were KOs. Thanks to his efforts, this boxer’s net worth stands at about $5 million as of writing.

How much does Mairis Briedis earn per year?

This man’s neck game is so strong. He only has Iron Mike to thank for it. – via Instagram

Although we’re not sure about the brands he works with, we know that this young man makes close to $1 Million a year from his other commitments. Combined with his net worth, he looks set for life.

Unknown facts about Mairis Briedis

  • Did you know that this boxer is an impulsive man? He has said that he has found it hard to not act on his impulses. Jūlija keeps him in check, though.
  • This man’s favourite place on earth is his hometown. He also loves visiting London to meet up with his twins.
  • Did you know that he worked as a policeman before becoming a professional boxer?
  • This young man is a recipient of the ‘Order of the Three Stars’ award. It is the highest civilian order awarded by Latvia for meritorious service to the country.
  • Mike Tyson is his favourite boxer.

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