- Date of Birth
- Age 39 Years Old
- Famous Name Nick Hein
- Country Germany DE
- Birth Name Nick Hein
- Currently Married Yes
- Birth Country Cologne, Germany
- Married to Marie Suzuki
- Famous Name Nick Hein
- Children Noah
- Nationality German
- Currently Club UFC
Nick Hein is a professional mixed martial artist currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and competes in the Lightweight division. Also, he is an actor, notable for appearing on the German TV show “Diese Kaminski's” and an author of the book “Polizei am Limit”.
Before becoming an actor, he was a national judo champion and police officer, serving 11 years long.
Nick Hein's Early Life and Early Career
Nick Hein was born on 24th of April 1984, in Cologne, Germany. His birth sign is Taurus. By nationality, he is a German and his ethnicity is under review. He has a sister.
Hein influenced towards martial arts after watching a Bruce Lee movie. At his six, he signed up Judo. Then in 2000, he began training boxing after he watched a UFC event on VHS.
In 2009, Hein joined his first MMA class and competed his first amateur MMA competition while he was still in the Judo National team for Germany. Further, he skipped his training in Berlin for the Judo World Championship.
He decided to transition to MMA, following a failed bid for 2008 Olympics and a leg injury.
Nick Hein's Net Worth and Endorsement
Nick Hein has amassed tremendous wealth through his professional fighting career. Presently, he is signed to UFC which is also his major source of earning. Going deep into his UFC earning, through his first fight he received $16,000. Similarly, he took home $10,000 from his second fight, $24,000 from his third fight and $30,500, twice from his 4th and 5th fight.
Though the fighter has not disclosed his net worth, looking at his successful career, his net worth is assumed to be no less than the six-digit figure. His UFC career earning is reported to be $115,000.
Nick Hein's Judo Career
Nick Hein was a judoka for twenty years as well as in the German team for ten years long. He has won the 2006 U-23 European Judo champion as well as is the German national champion for 2006 and 2007. Additionally, he has earned over thirty-five national and international judo medals.
Nick Hein's Mixed Martial Arts Career
On 24th February 2007, Hein made his amateur debut facing Ulf Fritzmann at MMA Berlin: Tournament 3.
Before being signed by UFC, Hein compiled a pro record of 10-1.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
On 31st May 2014, Nick Hein made his official UFC debut against Drew Dober at UFC Fight Night: Munoz vs. Mousasi. He won the fight via unanimous decision in the third round.
He next faced James Vick and was defeated via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson.
His third UFC fight came on 20th June 2015 at UFC Fight Night: Jedrzejczyk vs. Penne against Lukasz Sajewski. He won the fight via unanimous decision. On 27th September 2015, Hein faced Yusuke Kasuya at UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson and set his win again by unanimous decision.
On 3rd September 2016, Hein defeated Tae Hyun Bang at UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Barnett.
As of now, he is scheduled to face Davi Ramos at UFC 224, on 12th May 2018.
Nick Hein's Personal Life
Nick Hein, 34, is a happily married man. He tied the knot with his Japanese girlfriend, Marie Suzuki. The duo is blessed with a son named Noah.
Nick and Marie first met while Nick was training in Japan. The couple dated for a year before getting married. Thus far there is no any issue in their marital relationship.
Nick is 5 ft. 6 inches tall in height with the body weight of 70 kg.