Ronda Rousey can best be described as actress, a mixed martial artist and the first American female athlete to win an Olympic medal in Judo and her current net worth is million dollars in 2017-2018. She was once named the most dominant active athlete, among the best female athletes in the world of sports and today she is ranked fourth among female bantamweight fighter’s champions globally. Currently there have been rumors of her return to WWE.
Biography & Wiki
Ronda Jean Rousey was brought to this world in 1987 by her parents Ron Rousey and AnnMaria De Mars in California. Ronda at the time of birth she nearly died, had a brain injury and even her vocal cords were damaged due to the umbilical cord that was wrapped in her neck. She managed to speak an intelligible word at the age of 6.
Ronda Rousey was the youngest among the three siblings and was raised by their mother because the dad broke his back and when he realized he would be paraplegic and later quadriplegic he opted to commit suicide and at that time Ronda was eight years.
Ronda wasn’t so good with education and he had to quit high school although he would later earn a General Equivalency Diploma. Even though education frustrated her she found a new hobby in Judo which her mother persuaded her into since she was a world judo Champion in 1984.
Rousey and Brendan Schaub who was a UFC fighter once dated but they would later part ways.in 2015 rumors surfaced that Rousey and a Travis Browne were dating and it was all confirmed in April 2017 when they got engaged and married in August 2017. Currently the couple live in Hawaii.
Ronda professional career started when she was young at the age of eleven and her trainer was the mother. At the age of 17 Ronda participated in 2004 Olympic Games as the youngest Judo ever and that same year she scooped a gold medal in the World Junior Judo Championships. Two years later she would set the record by becoming the first united states of America female to win A-Level tournament and become the 1st female to win 2 junior world medals. In 2008 Ronda set another record by becoming the U.S.A citizen to win an Olympic medal on the category of Judo and she would retire that same year from Judo at the age of 21.
When she kissed goodbye to Judo she took a career in Mixed Martial arts where she made her debut in 2010 winning 3 competitions in amateur level. Since then she has never lost any single fight and often she would pin down an opponent in the first round by armbar submission. She would go ahead and become the undisputed StrikeForce Women’s Bantamweight champion.
Currently she is a fighter at U.F.C where during her debut turned to be the first ever UFC women’s Bantamweight champion. She is also into professional wrestling and currently in a group called The Four HorseWomen.
Apart from fighting she is an actor starring in films such as Mile 22, Road House, The Expendables 3, furious 7, Blindspot, Drunk History among others.
Awards & Achievements
Among the Awards and achievements Ronda Rousey has accomplished are First female UFC Champion, UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship (first), First Olympic medalist to hold a UFC title, Most finishes in the UFC Women’s Bantamweight division (6), 2008 World Cup Senior Gold Medalist, 2007 World Judo Championships Senior Silver Medalist, 2008 Summer Olympics Senior Bronze Medalist, MMA Awards 2012/13/14 Female Fighter of the Year, among numerous others.
Net Worth of Ronda Rousey
Ronda Rousey net worth is estimated to be $15 million as of the time of writing. Most of her money has been made through fighting prize money. Currently she makes between $1 million to $1.5 million per fight and don’t forget Ronda Rousey net worth is also boosted by endorsements and acting roles in films. In 2016 she made around $3 million from a fight which he lost to Amanda Nunes. Some of the companies she has endorsements deals with are Metro PCS, Monster headphones, Reebok among others.
Ronda Rousey with all the trash talking and her brutality when dispatching her opponents, she is one very successful athletes in the planet and will go down in history as a legend. Although at some point she nearly gave up after her retirement in Judo she is a true representation of what a human being with a will can achieve.