With a net worth of $ 19 million, Anderson Silva is one of the richest mixed martial artists. He is also a former UFC Middleweight Champion, who has many titles to his name and has 16 consecutive wins, holding the longest ever title defense. Several Publications and UFC president Dana White has often described Anderson as the one of the best martial artists of the 21st century.
The majority of his fortune comes from the salary he gets , however even from endorsements, movies, and other ventures, he adds decent moolah to his bank balance.
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Other Name||The Spider|
|Anderson Silva Earnings||$665,000|
|Anderson Silva Net worth (previous)||$ 17.3 million|
|Anderson Silva Net worth (present)||$ 19 million|
Born on April 14, 1975, Silva grew had a difficult childhood. His family could not afford most of his needs and thus, he spent his formative years with his aunt and uncle. From an early start, he showed interest in jiu-jitsu and started his training at a young age. When he was 13, his family supported his decision to learn Tae Kwon Do. His real life inspiration was him mother, who tried her best and worked hard. Apart from her he also got inspired by Muhammad Ali and Bruce Lee.
Before he turned into a professional fighter, Silva did some odd jobs to support himself and his family. He worked as a file clerk and also spent some time in McDonalds, working as a staff.
In 2009, he also appeared in the movie titled “Never Surrender” and has till now worked in five films.
Married to Dayane, Silva is a father of five children. He has three sons and two daughters.
With a good Score-card, Silva has won Numerous titles and has been awarded a number of times.