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Urijah Faber Net Worth

Urijah Faber Net Worth is
$10 Million

Urijah Faber Biography

Who is he?

Urijah Christopher Faber is an Isla Vista, California-born American mixed martial artist, best known for being the winner of the WEC Featherweight Championship title in 2006 and holding onto it for two consecutive years. Born on 14 May 1979, Urijah has Dutch,(father) and Italian, English and Irish (mother) ancestry. He has been active in the field of mixed martial arts since 2003.

What is his net worth?

One of the domineering faces in mixed martial arts, how wealthy is Urijah Faber? As of late 2017, Faber has amassed an estimated net worth of $10 million. Obviously, most of his net worth has been accumulated from his successful career in this dangerous sport, where he enjoyed his relative dominance, including from the prize money that he has won over time as a bantamweight and featherweight champion fighter.

What was his early life?

Faber was raised in Lincoln, California, was educated at Lincoln High School, and then graduated with a degree in Human Development from the University of California at Davis, from where he reached the NCAA wrestling tournament twice. He found himself inclined towards martial arts while he was in his twenties, but before starting his career in that field in 2003, he was already a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Given his enthusiasm and passion for martial arts, Faber decided on making a career in his favourite sport, which certainly helped him raise his wealth to millions of dollars.

How did Urijah Faber started his career?

He started his professional career with a win in the Gladiator Challenge in 2003, taking this win to a higher level as he began playing in King of the Cage (KOTC), his debut in which earned him the title of King of the Cage Bantamweight Championship. His winning spree in mixed martial arts in the bantamweight division made him a pioneering personality in promoting lighter weight championships. Eventually, Faber fought in “World Extreme Cage-fighting”, and the skills and techniques that he took with him from the starting point of his career helped him strike a win in the WEC Featherweight Championship in 2006. After he won this reputable title, he held on to it for the next two years, defeating major mixed martial artists including Joe Pearson and Dominique Crux and others. Noted for his “guillotine choke”, Faber became a popular face in the sport, finding fame as a bantamweight and featherweight champion. These title wins not only helped Faber to become a celebrity, they have also helped his net worth to rise.

After more than two years of title wins, he lost it to Mike Brown in 2008. Following his defeat, Faber decided to play at bantamweight, having 20 more fights at that weight. In 2013, Faber was awarded “2013 Submission of the Year” for his impeccable fighting techniques. He finally retired in 2016 with a win-loss record of 34-10, winning both the  KOTC and GC Bantanweight titles along the way.

Not only MMA

Apart from fighting, Faber’s first book “The Laws of the Ring” was published in 2012. He is also noted for being the founder of the gym “Team Alpha Male”, which won Combat Press award for “Gym of the Year” in 2014. No doubt these activities have added to his net worth.

What is his girlfriend and personal life?

As for his personal life, Urijah is rumoured to have been dating Kristi Randel, but officially remains single. He is an active philanthropist who carries out his charity works under his co-founded organization, Grace Project. He is still based in southern California.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameUrijah Faber
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthMay 14, 1979
Place Of BirthIsla Vista, California, United States
Height5 ft 5 in (1.67 m)
Weight134 lbs (61 kg)
ProfessionMartial Artist, Actor, Brazilian jiu-jitsu artist
EducationUniversity of California, Davis, Lincoln High School
NationalityAmerican
ParentsSuzanne Faber, Theo Faber
SiblingsRyan Faber, Michaella Faber
Nicknames尤金・菲 , 尤利亞・法貝爾 , 烏利亞・法貝爾
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/UrijahFaber
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/urijahfaber
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/urijahfaber/
ImDBhttp://imdb.com/name/nm2694678
AwardsGC Bantamweight Championship (2006, 2004), WEC Featherweight Championship, Vacant KOTC Bantamweight Championship (2004)
NominationsUFC Hall of Fame (part of the Modern-era wing, 2017)
MoviesReach Me (2015), Kenny Powers: The K-Swiss MFCEO (2011), Fighters Only Mixed Martial Arts Awards 2010 (2010), Concussed: The American Dream (2017), World Extreme Cagefighting (2007)
TV ShowsThe Daily Habit (2011), The MMAX (MMA-XTRA) (2010), Leverage(2011), The Roots of Fight (2012), Pharrell Williams: Happy (2013)


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Wrestled at University of California-Davis.


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Ultimate Fighter2012-2017TV SeriesAssisstant Coach
Reach Me2014Motivator
FightMike MMA2014TV Series
Pharrell Williams: Happy2013Video shortDancer
The Playboy Morning Show2013TV Series
The Roots of Fight2012TV Series
Leverage2011TV SeriesRoper
The Daily Habit2011TV Series
Kenny Powers: The K-Swiss MFCEO2011Short
The MMAX (MMA-XTRA)2010TV SeriesMma Expert / Contributor

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saltwater Buddha2015Documentary executive producer completed

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fight 4 Your Life2017very special thanks filming

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Concussed: The American Dream2017DocumentaryHimself
UFC: Road to the Octagon2013-2016TV SeriesHimself
The Hurt Business2016DocumentaryHimself
UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem2016TV SpecialHimself
UFC 200 Greatest Fighters of All Time2016TV Mini-SeriesHimself
UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 22016TV SpecialHimself
UFC Embedded: Vlog Series2016TV SeriesHimself
UFC Ultimate Insider2012-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Season 15 Coach
Sports: AT&T Original Documentaries2016TV Series documentaryHimself
World Series of Fighting 26: Palmer vs. Almeida2015TV MovieHimself - Lance Palmer's Corner
UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor2015TV MovieHimself
The Ultimate Fighter2012-2015TV SeriesHimself - Coach / Himself
Fight Stories with Urijah Faber2013-2015TV Series shortHimself
Shark Tank2015TV SeriesHimself - Helper: Bella Verde
World Series of Fighting 16: Palhares vs. Fitch2014TV MovieHimself - Founder, Team Alpha Male
Kid President: Declaration of Awesome2014TV SeriesHimself
Static2014TV Mini-Series documentary shortHimself
UFC 169: Barao vs. Faber II2014TV SpecialHimself
UFC on Fox2012-2013TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Audience Member
The Doctors2013TV SeriesHimself
The 12 Days of MMA Christmas2012ShortHimself
World Series of Fighting 1: Arlovski vs. Cole2012TV MovieHimself - Audience Member
Metaphysical Milkshake2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
UFC 1492012TV SpecialHimself
BarFly2012TV SeriesHimself
The Ultimate Fighter on FX2012TV SeriesHimself
MMA Uncensored Live2012TV SeriesHimself
The Rosie Show2012TV SeriesHimself
Cagefighter2012Documentary
UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson2011TV SpecialHimself
UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber2011TV SpecialHimself
UFC 128: Shogun vs. Jones2011TV SpecialHimself
Fighters Only Mixed Martial Arts Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself
FightZone Presents2007-2010TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee / Himself - Fighter / Himself - Audience Member
MMA H.E.A.T.2010TV SeriesHimself
World Extreme Cagefighting2007-2010TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member / Himself / Himself - Ringside Guest / ...
NWCA All-Star Classic2009TV MovieHimself
Inside MMA2008TV SeriesGuest
Howard Stern on Demand2007TV SeriesHimself
Warrior Nation on MSNBC2007TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
FightZone Presents2007TV SeriesHimself
World Extreme Cagefighting2007TV SeriesHimself
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