Demetrious Johnson Biography

( 1986 - )
May 12, 2019
First published on:December 19, 2016
by John Max

Facts of Demetrious Johnson

Date of Birth: 1986, August 13
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign:: leo
Birth Name Demetrious Khrisna Johnson
Famous Name Demetrious Johnson
Father Karen Johnson
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mix
Birth Place Madisonville, Kentucky
Salary N/A
Net Worth $3 Million
Weight in KG 125 lb (57 kg; 8 st 13 lb)
Currently Married Yes
Married to Destiny Bartels (m. 2012)
Children Three
Divorce N/A

Demetrious Khrisna Johnson a.k.a. Demetrious Johnson is an American MMF fighter and former freestyle wrestler. Currently, he is signed to men's flyweight division of ONE Championship. Furthermore, he is former UFC Flyweight Champion who currently holds the UFC record for most consecutive title defenses with 11.

He is considered one of the greatest mixed martial artists in the world by ESPN, MMA Weekly, and various UFC personnel. At present his net worth is around $3 million. Further, he is married and has three children with his wife.

Demetrious Johnson Net Worth and Salary in 2019; MMA Earnings

Johnson has an estimated net worth around $3 million as of 2019. Not to mention, the significant source of his income is his MMA career. There is no fixed salary of MMA fighter, they get pay per fight. As per the report, his total career earning is $3,555,000. 

 
 
 
 
 
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Weighed in at a hydrated 61kg (135) all thanks to clean eating and @onnit supplements. #passion #healthy #martialarts #weareone #tokyo

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Furthermore, he adds a decent sum to his bank account through his endorsement deals with various brands. His popular endorsement deals include ONE eSports and Microsoft Xbox. 

His net worth is around $950 thousand. He has a huge fans base on social networking sites.

Demetrious Johnson Personal Life; Is he Married?

Demetrious Johnson perfectly exemplifies the importance of family. He is married to his girlfriend-turned-wife Destiny Bartels. The couple tied the knot on 11th May 2012, Hawaii.

Since getting married to till date, they are extremely happy about their relationship. They have shared strong loves and affection with each other. They will less likely go for divorce in the future.

 
 
 
 
 
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Twitchcon bound w/ my @mightywife @twitchcon #twitchconbound #twitchcon2017

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In 2013, the couple welcomed their first child, a son named Tyron in 2013. Their other son, Maverick on 15th April 2015. Furthermore, In August 2018, the duo had their first daughter as their 3rd child.

 
 
 
 
 
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Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours. Be safe, be kind & #dontdrinkanddrive

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He also mentioned his wife helped him to move on and without her his life is incomplete. He is a loving husband as well as a caring father.

Demetrious Johnson has an average height of 5 feet and 3 inches. His weight is around 57 kg. 

Demetrious Johnson Bio and Early Life 

Demetrious Johnson was born on August 13, 1986, and this makes his age 32 years at this moment. He is an American by his nationality. His ethnicity is Afro-American. His birth sign is Leo.

Demetrious Johnson childhood was traumatic. He was raised by his deaf mother and stepfather who was violent to him. He never met his biological father.

Demetrious Johnson was raised in Parkland, Washington. He attended Washington High School. He was a letter in track and wrestling during his high school years. He became the state champions in wrestling as well as in track. In 2007, he landed his steps at mixed martial arts. He competed in Alaska Fighting Championship.

Demetrious Johnson Career

In 2010, he went to fight with World Extreme Cagefighting, on April 24, 2010, at WEC 48 in Sacramento, California; his debut fight was against Brad Pickett. Johnson showed a good game but he lost via unanimous decision. On Nov 11, 2010, at WEC 52, he defeated Damacio Page via submission in the third round.

On October 28, 2010, as World Extreme Cagefighting amalgamate with the UFC, all fighters of WEC moved to UFC. On Sep 22, 2012, he faced Joseph Benavidez in the final game of UFC Flyweight Tournament. He defeated Benavidez and became the UFC Flyweight Champion. On Dec 3, 2016, he faced Tim Elliot at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale. He won the fight via unanimous decision. 

In 2017, he had two bouts against Wilson Reis and Ray Borg at UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Reis and UFC 216, winning both the fights.

On 4th August 2018, he was defeated by Henry Cejudo at UFC 227 where he also lost the UFC Flyweight Championship.

On October 27, 2018, Johnson was traded to ONE Championship for former ONE Welterweight Champion Ben Askren. On 31st March 2019, he faced Yuya Wakamatsu at ONE Championship: A New Era. He won the fight via Submission (guillotine choke) in round 2.

 

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