With Israel Adesanya Net Worth Forbes 2021 of N1.28Billion, he is currently the highest earning fighter in the UFC 248.
Born in Nigeria on 20th July 1989, and raised in New Zealand, is Israel Mobolaji Adesanya who is a professional mixed martial artiste. As a martial artiste, he has competed in several kickboxing and boxing tournaments.
Israel Adesanya Biography
Real name Israel Mobolaji Temitayo Odunayo Oluwafemi Owolabi Adesanya
Date of birth 22 July 1989
Nationality New Zealand, Nigerian
Occupation Mixed martial arts
Style Kickboxing, Boxing
Total fights 6
Israel Adesanya Net worth Forbes 2021 ₦1.2 billion
On Saturday, 26th September 2020, Israel Adesanya made history by clinching the Ultimate Middleweight Champion’s belt against Yoel Romero. He also has an undefeated record of 20 wins and no losses in his profession. He has been nicknamed ‘The Last Stylebender’ after winning titles like the Glory middleweight contender, heavy weight champion, King in the ring two-time champion.
Born in Lagos, Nigeria to Nigerian parents- Mr Femi & Mrs Taiwo Adesanya, an Accountant and a Nurse in 1989 among five children. He attended Chrisland School for his primary school education and later on attended the after school Taekwondo classes, but was withdrawn from the Taekwondo class after he sustained an injury of a fractured arm. He started his Secondary school education in Bells Secondary School, Ota, but at 12 years old, his family moved to Ghana for 10 months, and he later moved on to New Zealand to settle down for his Secondary School Education.
Israel Adesanya Salary
Israel Adesanya is currently the highest earning fighter in the UFC 248. For the fight against Yoel Romero which took place on Saturday 26th September 2020, Israel carted away 263 million naira ($690,000).
His exact earning salary is unknown at the moment.
Israel Adesanya Net Worth Forbes 2021
Israel Adesanya is currently worth ₦1.2 billion ($2,928,500). But after clinching the victory title as a UFC champion, his net worth is about to skyrocket. Many brands will want to pay Israel to become an ambassador to their brand and for this reason alone, Israel will be stacking up his papers in the bank.
He had won a total of $1.34 million from his winnings at the UFC 248, 243, and 236, plus the $690,000 dollars he won on Saturday, which brings his net worth to about $2 million.