Amanda Nunes Biography

( 1988 - )
September 11, 2019
First published on:May 12, 2017
by John Max

Facts of Amanda Nunes

Date of Birth: 1988, May 30
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: Brazil
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Sign:: taurus
Birth Name Amanda Lourenço Nunes
Birth Place Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Famous Name The Lioness
Father Sindoval Nunes
Mother Ivete Nunes
Net Worth $1 million
Nationality Brazilian
Currently Working For Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Affair with Nina Ansaroff,
Boyfriend Nina Ansaroff

Amanda Lourenço Nunes a.k.a. Amanda Nunes is a professional MMA fighter. Currently, she competes for the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is the UFC Women’s Bantamweight and Featherweight Champion. Before UFC, she also competed at Strikeforce and Invicta FC.

Amanda Nunes is an openly lesbian and is engaged to her long-time partner, Nina Ansaroff. Well, she has an estimated net worth $1 million. 

Fiance-Nina Anasaroff

When it comes to her personal life, Amanda Nunes is not married so far. She does not have a boyfriend because she is a lesbian. Currently, she is an affair with fellow UFC Fighter, Nina Ansaroff who competes in the strawweight division for the past four years.

Amanda and her fiancee Nina Ansaroff SOURCE: mmafighting.com

Amanda announced her engagement with Nina in August 2018 through her social media. The couple first met at American Top Team gym in Florida and started dating each other since 2012. She has posted several photos with a child named Anna Lara Nunes but there isn't any confirmation which claims her to be Amanda's child. 

Amanda with Anna Lara Nunes SOURCE: Instagram

Amanda Nunes has reached the age of 28 now. She has a perfect height of 5 feet and 8 inches and weighs 61 kg. She has an MMA record of 14 wins in 18 matches. Her successes include one by decisions, three by submissions, and ten were by knockouts.

Amanda Net Worth-$1 million

The significant source of Nunes' income is her professional MMA career. The exact salary of professional MMA fighters is not revealed, but there are some assumptions regarding it. She might be receiving around $75,000 per annum.

Since 2013, she is signed to UFC, and her total disclosed UFC career earnings are listed below the table. 

Date

Events

Earnings

Result

August 3, 2013

UFC 163

$12,000

Win

November 6, 2013

UFC: Fight for the Troops 3

$16,000

Win

September 27, 2014

UFC 178

$15,000

Loss

March 21, 2015

UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare

$30,000

Win

August 8, 2015

UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux

$97,000

Win

March 5, 2016

UFC 196

$56,000

Win

July 9, 2016

UFC 200

$180,000

Win

December 30, 2016

UFC 207

$290,000

Win

September 9, 2017

UFC 215

$250,000

Win

May 12, 2018

UFC 224

$260,000

Win

December 29, 2018

UFC 232

$350,000

Win

Amanda has a vast car collection which includes some of the expensive brands of recent time. Moreover, she also possesses a luxurious house and the house is worth millions. 

Amanda's car SOURCE: Instagram

Apart from her earnings, she also spends a lot on her luxurious needs. She has collected a net worth of around $1 million. Furthermore, she has penned an endorsement deal with TEN spring water, which adds a good fortune to her net worth. 

Social Networking Involvements

Amanda Nunes is available for her fans on social networking sites. One can read her tweets on Twitter. She also posts her photos on Instagram. Recent updates about her bio can be taken from Wiki. 

Short Bio

Amanda Nunes was born on May 30, 1988, in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. She was born to Ivete Nunes and Sandoval Nunes. She is Brazilian by nationality and has white ethnicity while her star sign is Gemini.

She has a sister whose name is Vanessa Nunes. Her sister is a successful actress.

At the age of four, she started training karate and persuaded training of boxing at the age of sixteen. She bags much of her success in competitive martial arts to the teaching of Franco.

MMA Career

Amanda Nunes-trained at AMA Fight Club New Jersey before landing her steps to Miami to train at MMA Masters. On March 8, 2008, she made her debut at Prime MMA Championship and faced Ana Maria. She lost the fight via armbar submission in the first round.

On January 7, 2011, she made her Strikeforce debut at Strikeforce Challengers: Woodley vs. Saffiedine in Nashville, Tennessee. She defeated her opponent Julia Budd by knockout in just 14 seconds of the fight.

After competing at Strikeforce and Invicta FC, Amanda Nunes was assigned by the UFC. On August 3, 2013, in Brazil. She made her debut against Sheila Gaff and won the fight via TKO in the first round. On her next match, she faced Germaine de Randamie at UFC Fight Night 31 on Nov 6, 2013, and won the fight via TKO in the first round. On March 5, 2016, she faced veteran Valentina Shevchenko, at UFC 196. She won the match via unanimous decision.

Nunes defeated Raquel Pennington via TKO at UFC 224 to defend her title. She then defeated the former featherweight champion Cris Cyborg at UFc 232 to become the UFC's third double-division champion at the same time.

She also became the UFC's first woman double-division champion, and the third fighter two hold the belt in two divisions at the same time after Conor McGregor and Daniel Cormier.

Facts:

  • Name: Amanda Nunes
  • Sister: Vanessa Nunes
  • Net worth: $1 million
  • Titles: UFC Bantamweight and Featherweight Champion
  • MMA record: 17-4-0

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