Frankie Edgar Net Worth

April 18, 2024
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Frank James Edgar, widely known by the nickname “The Answer”, was born on the 16th October 1981 in Toms River, New Jersey USA of Italian and German ancestry. He is best known for being a professional mixed martial artist (MMA), competing in the divisions of featherweight and lightweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He also works as an assistant coach for the Rutgers University wrestling team. His career has been active since 2005.

So, have you ever wondered how rich is Frankie Edgar? Sources estimate that the total size of Edgar’s net worth is over $2 million as of early 2016, with the main source of this amount of money being, of course, his successful involvement in the sports industry as a professional MMA fighter and coaching assistant. Additional to this, he has appeared in several video games, and that is another source of his wealth.

Frankie Edgar Net Worth $2 Million

Frankie Edgar was raised with two siblings by Frank and Mary Annese. While he attended Toms River High School East, Frankie started his wresting career in the school’s team, leading them to the New Jersey state championship tournament. After matriculation, he continued both education and wrestling at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, from which he graduated with a BA degree in Political Science.

Frankie Edgar’s professional career began in 2005, when he debuted in the MMA. He had a score of five wins without a loss when he joined the Ultimate Fighter for its 5th season. His net worth was established. He was firstly rejected by the director of the UFC, Dana White; however, he was later offered a fight against Tyson Griffin, who was undefeated at the time. Frankie defeated Tyson by decision, after denying tapping when Tyson had him in the deep kneebar.

Ever since then, his career has gone only upwards, and also his net worth. His next two fights were also finished with a victory, against Mark Bocek, and Spencer Fisher. In 2010, he became the Lightweight Champion, defeating BJ Penn by unanimous decision, which increased his net worth by a large margin. He managed to defend his title twice, once against BJ Penn, and second time against Gray Maynard, before eventually losing to Benson Henderson by unanimous decision in February 2012.

After that, Edgar moved to the featherweight division, where he continued to fight successfully, and currently holds second position in official UFC rankings. He has defeated some of the best fighters in the featherweight category, such as Charles Oliveira, Urijah Faber, Chad Mendes, among others all of which have increased his net worth, and popularity as well. It is scheduled for the 9th July 2016 for Edgar to fight against José Aldo for the interim UFC Featherweight Championship, which willcertainly grow his wealth.

Thanks so his successful accomplishments, Edgar has received several awards and recognitions, including Fight of the Night seven times, Performance of the Night twice, and Knockout of the Night one time. Furthermore, Frankie received the Fight Of The Year Award for his match against Gray Maynard in 2011, by the World MMA Awards.

In addition to his career, Edgar has appeared in the “UFC Undisputed” video games, as well as in the “EA Sports”, which have added a lot to the overall size of his fortune. Speaking about his personal life, Frankie Edgar has been married to Renne Edgar since April 2008; they are the parents of three children. His residence is still in Toms River, New Jersey.

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