Arianny Celeste is an American UFC ring model. Her estimated net worth is somewhere around 1$ million.

Early life

Penelope Lopez Marquez was born on November 12, 1985 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her family is of Mexcian and Filipino descent. When she was younger she had a nickname Arianny, so she later took that nickname for the public.

Her first modeling job was when she was only four months old. She posed for one seating company in her hometown and she continued her modeling career at the age of 15.

Arianny went to Palo Verde High School and later to the UNLV College. She graduated with a degree in fitness management and nutrition. Even when she was a little girl she always dreamt of becoming a model.

Modeling career

Arianny appeared on the UFC stage for the first time in 2006 during a show in Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada. Before becoming a model for the UFC she modeled for the covers of many famous magazines such as Playboy, Maxim, FHM and Sports Illustrated.

Her stunning appearance and beautiful face made her the Ring girl of the year in 2008. The award was handed out by the World MMA. The award went to her hands in 2009 too and that is when she really caught the eye of the public.

Besides being a beautiful model, Celeste is also a very generous person so in 2010 she organized an event together with Conner Cordova, a high school senior, a fundraiser for the victims of Haiti earthquake.

In 2010 she also received another Ring Girl of the year award. This secured her dominance in the UFC world and made her one of the most popular girls of the UFC. Sports Illustrated magazine made her Lady of the Day in 2010 and Maxim magazine featured her as their cover model.

On Maxim’s list of hottest girls, this beautiful model took 23. place. The year 2010 brought another big gig for Celeste, so she posed nude for the Playboy magazine as well. In 2012 and 2013 she took Ring Girl of the Year awards again and in 2013 she lost this award to Brittany Palmer.

Celeste tried out her talent in hosting in 2014 when she hosted the TV series Overhaulin’. Even though she lost the Ring Girl of the Year award for two years by Palmer, in 2014 she was again nominated. It was a surprise to everyone when Arianny won the award and broke a new record by winning this title 5 times.

Personal life

Celeste’s private life is pretty interesting to the media too. This model gets attentions wherever she shows up so it is no wonder her followers on social media accounts are numerous.

In 2012 she was arrested by Las Vegas police because of a domestic violence case. Her then boyfriend Praveen Chandra reported her to the authorities because she reportedly kicked him in the face. Celeste defended herself by stating that he was choking her prior to that so she had to defend herself.

Arianny paid a 3,000$ bond and she was released. Celeste often defends the girls of UFC because she says that they need to represent the company’s name. She is proud of her education and everything she has accomplished so far.

Celeste is a dog lover and she has one rat terrier and a Yorkshire terrier. She often posts pictures with them on her social platforms.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Penelope Lopez Marquez – Arianny Celeste

Date of Birth: November 12, 1985

Birth Place: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Age: 32 years

Profession: UFC ring girl model

Height: 1.65 m

Weight: 52 kg

Net worth: 1$ million