Birth Name: Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán
Place of Birth: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Date of Birth: July 18, 1990
Ethnicity: Mexican [Spanish, possibly other]
Canelo Álvarez, also known as Saúl Álvarez, is a Mexican professional boxer. He is the son of Ana María Barragán and Santos Álvarez. Among his siblings are Ramón Álvarez, Ricardo Álvarez, and Rigoberto Álvarez, who are all welterweight boxers. Canelo has a daughter.
His mother’s surname Barragán is of Spanish origin.
His parents and siblings can be seen here.
There is some internet speculation that Canelo has Irish heritage, but this does not appear to be accurate.