Daniel Cormier Biography

( 1979 - )
August 15, 2019
First published on:November 12, 2016
by John Max

Facts of Daniel Cormier

Date of Birth: 1979, March 20
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Sign:: Acer
Birth Name Daniel Ryan Cormier
Birth Place Lafayette, Louisiana
Famous Name Daniel Cormier
Father Joseph Cormier
Mother Audrey Cormier
Net Worth $5 million
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Currently Married Yes
Married to Robin
Children Marquita Kalani Cormier, Kaedyn Cormier, Daniel Cormier II
Affair with Salina Deleon

Daniel Ryan Cormier popularly known as Daniel Cormier is an American MMA fighter who is currently signed to the UFC, where he is the reigning champion of the heavyweight division. Furthermore, he is ranked #1 pound-for-pound (P4P) and #1 Heavyweight fighter in the UFC. Also, he competed in UFC's Light Heavyweight from 2014-2018. Prior to the UFC, Cormier was King of the Cage Heavyweight Champion and Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion. 

The forty-years-old is married and has two children with his spouse, Salina Deleon. Furthermore, he and his ex-girlfriend had one daughter who died in a car accident in 2003. As of 2019, his net worth is approximately $5 million. 

How Much Is Daniel Cormier Net Worth In 2019? Know His UFC Earnings & Endorsement

Daniel Cormier has an estimated net worth of $5 million in 2019, including all of his properties and earnings. As he is an MMA fighter, he doesn't receive fix salaries instead of earns the per fight. He is currently signed to UFC where he reportedly summoned $5,616,500 from his fights.

His Total UFC Career Earnings:

Date Events Earnings
April 20, 2013 UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez $126,000
October 19, 2013 UFC 166 $140,000
February 22, 2014 UFC 170 $160,000
May 24, 2014 UFC 173 $170,000
January 3, 2015 UFC 182 $140,000
May 23, 2015 UFC 187 $230,000
October 3, 2015 UFC 192 $280,000
July 9, 2016 UFC 200 $540,000
April 8, 2017 UFC 210 $640,000
July 29, 2017 UFC 214 $1,040,000
January 20, 2018 UFC 220 $590,000
July 7, 2018 UFC 226 $590,000
November 3, 2018 UFC 230 $640,000

Besides UFC, he has also competed at Strikeforce and XMMA through which he amassed decent sum. 

Not to mention, he made a massive amount of money through his fights. Back in 2015, his estimated net worth was around $2,597,000. 

 
 
 
 
 
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Thanks to @onelifeprints for the hook up on my truck!!! Love the wrap boys!!! Black with the gold flakes. Love it. Thanks again DC

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Cormier was reportedly set to take home a major payday for his main event fight against Jon Jones on Saturday at UFC 200. Unfortunately, Jones was removed for a potential anti-doping violation, due to which Cormier's fight salary was cut in half. 

Cormier also made the highest earnings in UFC 2014 despite losing the fight against Jon Jones. Cormier earned $1 million while the winner Jon Jones made only $500 thousand.

Also an analyst and commentator for Fox UFC, his annual salary is around $100,000.

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Is Daniel Cormier Married? Know His Affair, Married, Wife, & Children

Daniel Cormier is a married man. He tied the knot with his long-time partner, Salina Deleon, on 27 May 2017, among their family and friends. The couple is living a blissful life together. 

Daniel Cormier wife, Salina Deleon SOURCE: Reddit

Salina gave birth to her first child a son named Daniel Jr. on February 16, 2011, and their second child, a daughter named Marquita Kalani Cormier was born on March 4, 2012.

The Cormier Family SOURCE: YouTube

Talking about his past affairs, he and his unknown girlfriend had one daughter named Kaedyn who unfortunately died in a car accident on June 14, 2003. Previously, he was married to Robin. The couple dated together for several years before they decided to get married.

Unfortunately, their marriage did not sustain for a long period of time. Eventually, they divorced each other and the reason behind their divorce is not yet disclosed. He has a great physique and a physical appearance to endeavor it.

He has a standard height of 5 feet and 11 inches. His body weight is 205lb.

Early Life of Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier was born as Daniel Ryan Cormier on 20 March 1979, and this makes his age 38 years at this time. He was born to American parents, Audrey Cormier and Joseph Cormier in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States.

 
 
 
 
 
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#louisianaplayer

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 He has an older brother named Joseph, a sister named Felicia and a younger brother named Feral. His father was shot and killed on Thanksgiving Day in 1986 by the father of his second wife when he was 8 years old. He is an American by his nationality and is of white ethnicity. His horoscope is Pisces.

Daniel Cormier's Professional Career

Daniel Cormier started his career as a wrestler. He wrestled during his high school. He participated and performed in several junior wrestling tournaments. During his high school, he was also voted as most outstanding wrestler state of the tournament. In 1995, he managed to win the bronze medal at the world championships in Greco-Roman wrestling.

He has also excelled in football at linebacker position during his high school. He has a successful career in wrestling. He also competed at the 2004 Olympics. He also took part in the 2008 Olympic Wrestling. After the 2008 Olympics, he started his career as a mixed martial artist.

Before landing his feet at the MMA, he was properly trained by Cain Velasquez, Jon Fitch, and Josh Koscheck at American Kickboxing Academy. 

 
 
 
 
 
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#championshipweight #realfight #andstill #ufc214

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On 3rd February 2018, The UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and UFC light heavyweight king Daniel Cormier came face-to-face for the first time and starred each other. Subsequently, two competed for UFC Heavyweight Championship on 7 July 2018, at the super fight at UFC 226. Cormier won the bout and became the UFC Heavyweight Championship. 

On 3rd November 2018, at UFC 230, Cormier successfully defended the UFC Heavyweight Championship in a match against Derrick Lewis.

Cormier is expected to face Stipe Miocic to make his next title defense in a rematch on August 17, 2019, at UFC 241. 


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