Gerald Harris is an American mixed martial artist as well as a stand-up comedian who currently competes for renowned American MMA promotion, Bellator MMA. Besides fighting for Bellator, he also competes in World Series of Fighting, UFC, Dream, Shark Fights, Tachi Palace Fights and Legacy Fighting Championship.
Harris has also won the FCF Middleweight champion, Athletic Hall of Fame and also won the Knockout of the Year in 2010 by defeating David Branch on July 3, 2010.
Gerald Harris’s Early Career
Gerald Harris is of American nationality. He was born on 19th November 1979 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the United States of America to Afro African parents. He had a brother, Cory Harris who was killed in car accident in March 2009.
He did his schooling from East Central High School in Oklahoma and later went to Cleveland State University and began his wrestling in the State University and was also the member of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.
Gerald Harris’s Net worth and Salary
It is a fact that Afro American MMA star, Gerald Harris makes a decent sum of money through his professional MMA career. As of 2018, it was has been revealed that he earns an annual salary in excess of $ 180,000 annually. Furthermore he earned $63,000 and $95,000 in 2013 and 2014 respectively .
Looking at his professional MMA career, his net worth is estimated to more than $500,000.
Gerald Harris’s Career
Harris initially was not interested in MMA but when his friend persuaded him to try for fun and money. He started to pursue his career in MMA and trained under trainers such as Jamie Varner, Ryan Bader at the Arizona Combat Sports and made his UFC debut against John Salter in Total Knockout, and won his first ever MMA bout with a with a first round knock out.
Harris later went to compete at the DREAM INC, World Series Fighting. As of 2018, he is currently competing for Bellator MMA. He recently had a fight against Rafael Lovato Jr. in Bellator 198 as a replacement for injured John Salter on April 28, 2018, and lost the match with a submission in the first round.
Gerald Harris’s Personal Life
Talking about his personal life, he seems to be quiet about when it comes to being sharing his private life. It looks like the 38 year MMA star is single as there is no information regarding his past or present relationship.
He has thus far stayed out of trouble as he is not involved in any sort of controversy and scandal, he is leading a simple lifestyle. Harris is a professional athlete who is busying in making MMA career successful rather be spending time focusing elsewhere. As per our record, he is possibly single and unmarried.