Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 1, 2022

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Profession: Boxer
Best Known For: WBC (boxing)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : February 16, 1986 (age 37)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Julio Cesar Chavez Carrasco Jr.
Birth Place: Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: Julio Cesar Chavez
Mother's Name: Amalia Carrasco
Siblings: 1

Omar Chavez (younger brother)

Ethnicity: Mexican
Nationality: Mexican


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Frida Chavez
Children: 2

Julie Chavez (daughter)
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)
Weight: 74 kg (163.14 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.?

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is a boxer by profession and Mexican by nationality. Born in a family of boxer-son of Julio Cesar Chavez and older brother of Omar Chavez, he held the WBC middleweight title from 2011 to 2012.

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. - Age, Parents, Siblings

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s birth took place on 16 February 1986 in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico. He was born Julio César Chávez Carrasco Jr. to his father Julio Cesar Chavez, a former boxer, and his mother Amalia Carrasco. 

He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling- younger brother Omar Chavez, who is also a boxer.

Following the publicized affair of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s father with actress Salma Hayek and the consequential divorce of his parents, he endured some difficult moments in his teen years.

young Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. with his mother (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

Other facts about his early life including that of family, high school education, and childhood are not shared with the public.

His ethnicity is Mexican.

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. - Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is happily married to his longtime girlfriend Frida Chávez. He and his wife have a child together- daughter Julie Chavez who was born on December 2, 2013. He is also a stepfather to Frida’s daughter Julia from a previous relationship with Edgar Guzman. 

Their second child, also named Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., was born in September 2020. Currently, the couple is living blissfully with rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. with his wife and daughters (Image: Instagram)

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. - Career

Early Career

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s career as an amateur boxer contained only two fights, both of which were against Jorge Páez Jr. and were shown on Mexican television.

After just two fights as an amateur boxer, then 17-year-old Chavez Jr started his career as a professional. His debut game was on 26 September 2003 against Jonathan Hernandez, which he won over six rounds.

Middleweight, Lightweight

In the middleweight category, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s first match was on 26 June 2010 against John Duddy. He defeated Sebastian Zbik to win the WBC Middleweight on 4 June 2011. He fought in a match against Marco Antonio Rubio, Andy Lee, Sergio Martínez, etc.

In the lightweight category, Chavez Jr. has had matches against Marcos Reyes, Canelo Álvarez,  Dominik Britsch, Daniel Jacobs, etc.

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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs Daniel Jacobs (Image: The Ring Magazine)


Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has fought in a total of 57 matches with 51 wins, 4 losses, 1 draw, and 1 no contest. He was 33 fights by knockout and 18 decisions whereas 2 losses were by knockout and 2 by decision.

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. - Net Worth, Salary

His net worth has been estimated to be around $4 million while the figure on his annual salary has not been shared with the public.

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. - Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is active on Twitter, and Instagram with several hundred thousand followers but is absent from other handles including Facebook.

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