Anderson da Silva is a renowned Brazilian mixed martial artist and former UFC champion. Born April 14, 1975 in SÌ£o Paulo, Brazil, Silva was raised in a poor family and spent much of his time with his aunt and uncle. Although he originally took Tae Kwon Do lessons, a young Anderson eventually trained in Judo, Jiu-Jitsu, and Capoeira before deciding on Muay Thai at 16 years old. In addition to MMAfighting, Silva is also a professional boxer.
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2. Income & Salary
Silva made his professional debut in 1997 with 2 victories. After his career led him to Japan, Silva was set to fight Hayato Sakurai on August 26, 2001. Sakurai was defeated after three rounds and Silva became the Shooto Middleweight Champion and was the first to beat Sakurai, who was undefeated at the time. Over the next few years, Silva continued to fight in various promotions until he was signed by the UFC in 2006. Just a few months into his UFC career, Silva defeated Rich Franklin to become the UFC Middleweight Champion on October, 2006. Other career accomplishments of Silva’s include longest win streak at 16 wins, most successful title defenses, highest significant strike accuracy, and longest UFC title reign at 2,457 days.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Between showing up, win bonuses, and bonus awards such as “Fight of the Night”, Silva has made close to one million dollars per fight over the course of his career. His net worth has also been increased from the previous promotions he fought for before joining the UFC. After a career of 33 wins and 6 losses, Silva’s net worth is estimated to have to grown to 18 million dollars between 2012 and 2013. His current estimated net worth is 21 million.
How much is Anderson da Silva’s Net Worth? $21 Million!
Video Transcript:Anderson da Silva is a professional mixed martial artist that was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on April 14, 1975. Silva currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Anderson Silva and his wife Dayane currently have five children together. Their three sons are named Joao Vitor, Gabriel and Kalyl. Their two daughters are named Kaory and Kauana.Anderson Silva began his profession fighting career in Brazil in 1997. He would quickly become one of the best fighters in Brazil before earning a contract with Pride Fighting Championship in 2002. Silva would fight for Pride, Cage Rage and Rumble on the Rock before joining the UFC in 2006. He would earn the UFC Middleweight Championship in just his second fight with UFC after knocking out Rich Franklin. Silva would shatter the UFC record for consecutive wins and title defenses. He would win a total of 16 straight match and successful defend his title 10 times before losing to Chris Weidman in 2013. Silva would lose his rematch to Weidman in late 2013 after breaking his leg.Anderson Silva has a net worth of approximately $18 million. While he has appeared in several films and has a few endorsement deals, most of this money was earned through his career as a mixed martial artist. Anderson Silva fought Chris Weidman two different times in 2013, and he earned a salary of $600,000 for each fight. Silva was forced to take 2014 off due to injury, but he returned in January 2015 to earn $800,000 for a fight with Nick Diaz.Video Credit: AlphaLife.me on YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QG4Vh06hwY