Israel Adesanya is a Nigeria, New Zealand mixed martial artist and kickboxer who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He has an estimated net worth of $4 million. He was ranked number 3 on 12 April 2022, in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound ranking.
Israel Adesanya is one of the most exciting prospects in MMA today. He has been on a tear since his UFC debut, winning six consecutive fights, all by finish, to earn himself a shot at the UFC middleweight championship against Robert Whittaker at UFC 234 on February 9th. In 2018 he signed with the UFC as a light heavyweight fighter.
Israel Adesanya summary profile
- Full Name: Israel Mobolaji Odunayo Oluwafemi Temitayo Owolabi Adesanya
Date of Birth: December 31, 1989
Place of birth: New Zealand
- Nationality: Nigeria, New Zealand
- Wife: Single
Career: Mixed Martial Artist, Kickboxer
Israel Adesanya Net worth: $4 million
Israel Mobolaji Odunayo Oluwafemi Temitayo Owolabi Adesanya was born on December 31, 1989, in Auckland, New Zealand to Nigerian parents. He is the eldest of Oluwafemi and Taiwo’s five children. Born in Lagos, he attended Chrisland School Opebi and was a member of Taekwondo, an after-school club, until his mother removed him due to an injury.
At the age of ten, he moved to New Zealand. As a result of attending Rotorua Boys High School, he became interested in Japanese Anime rather than sports. He enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Design program at Universal College of Learning in Whanganui after graduating from high school.
His kickboxing training began when he was 18 years old, inspired by the Muay Thai film Ong-Bak. Two years later, he decided to forego his education in order to pursue a career in kickboxing, which is how he amassed an amateur record of 32-0 before turning professional and fighting in China.
Israel Adesanya Net Worth 2022
How much is Adesanya net worth? Israel Adesanya’s net worth: What is Adesanya’s salary? According to research, Adesanya is worth approximately $4 million. When compared to other UFC stars, Jon Jones has a net worth of around $3 million, while Francis Ngannou has a net worth of $5 million.
How much does Israel Adesanya get paid?
Per The Sports Daily, Adesanya earned about $153,000 in his UFC debut in 2018. When he fought Anderson Silva at UFC 234 in 2019, Adesanya reportedly earned about $178,000. When he beat Robert Whittaker for the UFC middleweight title at UFC 243, Adesanya earned $490,000.