- Birth Name Antônio Carlos Silva
- Birth Place Campina Grande
- Famous Name Antonio Silva
- Father Antônio Carlos Ribeiro
- Mother Maria de Lourdes Silva
- Net Worth $2,030,000
- Salary $580,000
- Nationality Brazilian
- Ethnicity Mix
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Rosario Pimentel
- Divorce Rosario Pimentel
- Children N/A
Antonio Silva whose full name is “Antonio Carlos Silva” is a popular fighter at the moment. He is a Brazilian mixed martial artist. Earlier, he excelled in the heavyweight division of the UFC. He manages to win the Elite XC Heavyweight Championship. He also competed for the K-1 Hero’s Bodog FIGHT, Strikeforce and World Victory Road. Antonio Silva was born on September 14, 1979 and this makes his age 37 years at the moment. No doubt about his nationality. He is a Brazilian. His zodiac sign is Virgo. His parents are certainly proud of his professional achievements. He was born to Maria de Lourdes Silva and Antonio Carlos Ribeiro.
Antonio Silva started training in karate from the age of four and at the age of 12 he received his black belt. After several years of karate training, he changed over to a Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo. He started his career in 2005. His career started with the Wolfslair MMA Academy. He made his professional debut against the Georgian fighter Tengiz Tedoradze. On Feb 10, 2007, he made his debut at Elite XC debut. He fought against the Wesley Correira who was a champion player of UFC. Antonio Silva won the fight because of strikes in the first round. Later on, he also delivered his Excellencies by competing at Sengoku and Strikeforce. On Jan 7, 2012, he agreed to a contract with UFC. On his debut game, he suffered a loss against Cain Velasquez. On Feb 2, 2013, he faced Alistar Overeem at UFC 156 and he manages to win the fight via KO in the third round. On September 24, 2016, he lost the fight against Roy Nelosn by knockout in the second round. The UFC released him on Oct 21, 2016.
As a successful fighter, it is also true that he is a loving husband and a caring father for his children as well and yeah is a happily living married man obviously. He married his longtime girlfriend Rosario Pimentel. They have been married for 16 years. They are still going strong in their married relationship. There has been no rumors in the air about their divorce. They both are loyal to each other. They are proud of their two beautiful daughters Anne (14) and Aysha (4). His wife is passionate about Brazilian Music and Marisa Monte is her favorite singer. Until now, he has not involved into any social work. He has never been part of controversy. He is the perfect fighter. He has set a perfect example for upcoming players. They can easily walk in his pace to get success.
Antonio Silva brings fortune of wealth for his family. His annual salary is $580,000. His estimated net worth is around $2,030,000. His fans and admirers can easily follow him on social networking sites. Moreover, interesting facts about his life and bio can be taken from Wiki.