- Birth Name Christopher James Weidman
- Birth Place Baldwin, New York
- Famous Name Chris Weidman
- Net Worth $3 million
- Salary N/A
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity White
- Profession Mixed Martial Artist
- Currently Working For UFC
- University attended Hofstra University
- School attended Baldwin Senior High School
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Marivi Weidman ( 2009)
- Children CJ Weidman,Colten Weidman,Colten Weidman
The proficient, Christopher James “Chris" Weidman who is just popular as Chris Weidman is an American mixed martial artist and actor who currently competes in the middleweight division of American MMA promotion, UFC. He is the former UFC Middleweight Champion.
Chris Weidman is currently ranked #3 in the official UFC middleweight rankings. He started his career in 2009 and so far he has a record of 14 wins and 3 losses in 17 appearances he has made. Let's take a look at Weidman's wiki to gain information regarding his career, net worth, personal life, family and more.
Chris Weidman Early Life
Chris Weidman was born on June 17, 1984, and this makes his age 34 years at this time. His place of birth is Baldwin, New York, United States. He is an American by his nationality. Weidman is of German and Irish descent. His birth sign is Gemini. He was born to Charlie Weidman.
Chris Weidman attended Baldwin Senior High School on Long Island. He also wrestled during his high school years. He was a Nassau County and New York State wrestling champion. Weidman was also a studious student. He completed his degree in psychology from Hofstra University. Before becoming a professional mixed martial artist, he got involved in a training program. Chris Weidman was trained by Jiu-Jitsu Coach: Matt Serra and Striking Coach Ray Longo and Mark Henry.
Chris Weidman Career
Weidman's career started in 2009. He made his MMA debut representing Serra-Longo in Louis Neglia’s Ring of Combat 23 against Reubem Lopes. He became popular when he landed his steps at the UFC. Weidman faced off Alessio Sakara on his UFC debut on March 3, 2011.
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On Nov 19, 2011, Chris Weidman competed against the Tom Lawlor and won the fight via technical submission. He was expected to fight Tim Boetsch on December 29, 2012, but later pulled out due to injury. As a comeback, Weidman fought against Anderson Silva for the UFC Middleweight title on July 6, 2013. He won and became the new UFC Middleweight Champion.
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Weidman defended his title against Anderson Silva, Lyoto Machida, and Vitor Belfort. However, he lost the title on December 12, 2015, against Luke Rockhold. The losing streak continued as Chris Weidman was defeated by Yoel Romero and Gegard Mousasi. Recently, he faced Kelvin Gastelum and won the bout. His next fight is a rematch with Luke Rockhold on November 3, 2018, at UFC 230.
Chris Weidman Personal Life
Spotting some light on Chris Weidman personal life and biography, Chris Weidman's current relationship status is married. He established a marital relationship with a beautiful woman named Marivi. Since getting married to till date, there is no news flashed about their divorce. Weidman loves his wife and they are supportive to each other.
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They have three children together named: Cassidy, CJ, and Colten. He is very close to his family.
Chris Weidman is a devoted Christian and he believes in Jesus Christ. On October 29, 2012, his house got damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Weidman later volunteered to help rebuild Sandy victims' homes through the non-profit group Staten Strong.
Chris Weidman Net Worth
Chris Weidman has earned a fortune through his career as a mixed martial artist. He has a handsome salary. His disclosed career earnings sum up to $2 million. Weidman has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Chris Weidman has also signed an endorsement deal with Reebok. He lives a luxurious lifestyle with the money he makes. His salary has boosted his net worth. It's expected that Weidman's net worth will increase as his career flourishes.
Chris Weidman Facts
The American MMA fighter, Chris Weidman has a height of 6 feet and 2 inch that is around 1.88m. Weidman is currently 34 years old and his body weight is 84 kg. He loves hip-hop music. His fans follow him on Twitter and Instagram.