Ronda Rousey is a United States of America based actress, mixed martial artist but known by many as a wrestler. She is among the members of Raw women’s division in the WWE. Rousey is the first American woman to win an Olympic medal in judo, and she was the former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion.
Sometime back she was ranked as the most dominant active athlete, best female athlete ever, and fourth female bantamweight fighter globally. On films, she was featured in The Expendables 3, Furious 7, Drunk History, Mile 22 Entourage and many others. At one time Ronda Rousey was the highest paid UFC fighter and factoring that, today we are going to look at Ronda Rousey net worth in 2018 and also uncover a few things you probably don’t know about Ronda Rousey.
Ronda Jean Rousey is the daughter of Ron Rousey and AnnMaria De Mars. She has other two older sisters. She was born in 1987 in the State of California where she grew up. Her mother is a decorated judoka, and she is on record for being the very first American in history to win a World Judo Championship. When Rousey was growing up, she suffered from apraxia condition which was later corrected.
On her education, Rousey didn’t completes her high school education as she dropped but she later earned her GED.
On her relationship, Rousey once dated a fellow UFC fighter Brendan Schaub but it didn’t workout so well, and she turned to dating another UFC fighter Travis Browne that’s back in 2015. In 2017 Browne proposed to Rousey in New Zealand and 2017 August they got married and now resided in Hawaii.
Rousey began her judo career when she was 11 with the help of her mother. At the age of 17, she made it to the 2004 Olympics Games which were held in Athens, but she lost. The same year she competed in World Junior Judo Championships where she won a gold medal. Two years later Rousey won another gold in World Cup which was held in Great Britain and also a bronze medal in Junior World Championships which made her the first American athlete to capture two junior World Medals. In 2007 she won a silver medal in 2007 World Judo Championships and a gold medal in Pan American Games. The following year at 2008 Olympic Games she won a bronze medal.
At the age of 21 Rousey retired from Judo, and at the age of 22, she started on MMA where she trained with coach Edmond Tarverdyan. In 2011 she made her professional mixed martial arts debut, and in 2012 she became the Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight champion, defending it on several occasions.
In 2012 Rousey joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) where she became the first UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. She defended her title against numerous opponents winning by armbar, TKO and knockout.
Currently, Rousey has signed a full-time contract with WWE, and she is now part of the Raw brand. Her in ring debut would take place in WrestleMania 34. She goes by the nickname ‘Rowdy”.
Other than fighting Rousey has been on the films taking various roles as well. Some of the films ate such as The Expendables 3, Entourage, Mile 22, Furious 7, Road House and others.
On Awards and Achievements received by Ronda Rousey, are 3 World MMA Awards, 1 Slammy Award, induction in International Sports Hall of Fame, 5 ESPN awards, 2008 Summer Olympics Senior Bronze Medalist, UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship, World Cup Senior Gold Medalist, Pan American Championships Senior Gold Medallist among others.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Ronda Rousey net worth is estimated to be around $14 million. Ronda Rousey net worth fortune has been amassed through her MMA career, Judo career, and UFC. Some of the high paying pay per view bouts where she won are UFC 168 $1m, UFC 193 and UFC 207 $2 million, and between 2014 and 2015 she made around $6.5 million. In 2015 Rousey made around $14 million that’s money from PPV, endorsement deals and other media appearances and during December 2016 she defeated Amanda Nunes making around $3 million. Some of the brands that give a boost to Ronda Rousey wealth are Metro PCS, Reebok, Monster headphones and others. Don’t forget she scoops something from the films she had roles in such as The Expendables 3.
9 Facts You Need To Know Ronda Rousey
Ronda Rousey is a familiar face to the fans of UFC, and she might get some fans from WWE depending on how she will play out things. She has been in the fight industry for a decade now and here are a few things you probably don’t know about Ronda Rousey.
1. Do you know that Ronda Rousey couldn’t say a word until she was four years old and only made a full sentence when she was six years old?
2. One of her favourite meals is Buffalo wings.
3. One of the huge Pokémon fans in the world is Rousey. Her favourite Pokémon is Mew, and even she used to moderate a Pokémon forum. Every time she would choose one to fight she would go for Judo Pokémon Throh.
4. She was once a vegan where she would only take a completely vegan diet.
5. In 2007 at the World Judo Championships Rousey won a silver medal with a dislocated shoulder.
6. Regardless of her brave nature, she is terrified with paper cuts.
7. Did you know that she once worked as a bartender and a waitress in various restaurants around Los Angeles?
8. She has been diagnosed once with an eating disorder, alcohol abuse and drug abuse as well.
9. During the recent US elections, she endorsed Bernie Sanders.
Now that she has sighed with WWE full-time we can expect Ronda Rousey net worth to read a higher figure in 2019 net value analysis. Let’s await her performance in WWE.