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Holly Holm Net Worth 2019, Age, Height, Weight

Holly Holm Net Worth 2019, Age, Height, Weight

Holly Holm is an American UFC champion and mixed martial artist.

Her estimated net worth is around 3.5$ million.

Early life

Holly Rene Holm was born on October 17, 1981 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. She grew up with two siblings and out of all of them, she was the youngest child. Her father was a preacher which influenced her nickname in the ring.

Her mother worked as a massage therapist and the family is of Irish descent. During her school years she was always an athletic child and her first love was soccer. She tried out her talent in gymnastics and in diving.

After she graduated from college, her parents decided to end their marriage and she attended University of New Mexico for a year.

Career

After finishing her high school, Holly trained kickboxing as an amateur. It was during her kickboxing years that Mike Winkeljohn noticed her talent and decided to train her for more serious championships. She won her first championship in 2001 and after that few other championships all around the continent.

After competing in kickboxing she started training boxing and in 2012 she became the new welterweight champion. She was 18-time champion of the world in different weight categories. She is also in the New Mexico Boxing Hall of Fame and she was named the Fighter of the year for 5 years in a row.

In 2011 she made her debut in mixed martial arts simultaneously with kickboxing career. In 2014 she signed a contract with UFC. She made her debut in a fight against Raquel Pennington. While she was in martial arts, she was an undefeated champion, which brought her a lot of attention from the media.

Most of her net worth comes from her fights and performances. Along with her great skills and amazing talent, came the endorsements and sponsorships from different brands and names. From endorsements annually sum up to 420.000$.

During her career she developed a nickname Preacher’s daughter because her father was a Church Preacher. Heavyweight champion Jon Jones called her the greatest woman fighter of all times and that her skills are way above others.

She has a deal with ReadyEverySecond sportswear and Reebok. For this year a fight with Germaine de Randamie has been agreed for the title of Women’s Featherweight championship.

In 2010 she appeared on one episode of “Throwing Bombs” as herself and in 2015 she acted in a movie “Fight Valley”. An estimated paycheck Holly makes for a regular fight is around 40.000$ and after her big win in the UFC against Ronda Rousey she earned 1.7$ million.

Her fighting style is very calculated and she usually uses her left hand for punching. Some of her fellow boxers described her as a natural talented boxer.

She cooperated with a photographer Delilah Montoya for the collection of photographs called Women Boxers: The New Warriors.

Personal life

In 2012 Holly married her boyfriend Keff Kirkpatrick in Cancun. Jeff adored Holly for a long time and respected her work as a fighter. His sister is also a great fan of Holly and they even went to the same University, University of New Mexico.

Unlike Holly he graduated with a degree in accounting and finance and he currently works for an auction firm. Together with his sister he runs a roofing company in Holly’s hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico. So this family’s bank account has pretty high numbers.

After becoming the UFC championship she told the news that she celebrated her win with her closest friends in a small restaurant.

A lot of people say that Holly is a really nice and quiet person, so totally opposite from what we see in the ring where she fights some of the greatest names. Her hometown of Albuquerque made a celebration for her after her big win, and organized a Holly Holm Month. Her and her husband attended the celebration with all of the town’s residences.

Holly is very close to her brothers and the rest of her family. She currently resides in her hometown, which only goes to show she is very attached to her family and friends.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Holly Rene Holm

Date of Birth: October 17, 1981

Birth Place: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Age: 36 years

Profession: UFC champion, mixed martial artist

Height: 1.73 m

Weight: 66 kg

Net worth: 3.5$ million

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