It is too early but she had already made an impression in the wrestling world. She is a profession wrestler who demonstrate her strength and agility in Ultimate Fighting Championship and gave gather enough appreciation from the followers of the game.

Still she has long way to go but her determination had made her eligible for the MMA. She has a background of the modeling industry.

She has been in wrestling world for merely 4 years but raised a tremendous hope in the followers of the game. At this young age of 23 years her real potency to earn has definitely not surged up.

Still this young wrestler had earned quite reasonably from wrestling and also from the sponsorship and endorsement to gather not less than $600 thousand dollars as her estimated net worth.

Early life

Paige was born as Paige Michelle VanZant was born on 26th March, 1994 in Dundee, Oregon, United States of America. For the obvious reason she hold the American nationality with the white ethnicity. Her parents were running a dance studio so Paige has ample scope to improve upon her dancing on different genres.

From her very early childhood Paige was well familiar with jazz, hip-hop and ballet. Instead of getting playing with the dolls she preferred all engagements of any normal boy. She was interested in outdoor endeavors as ridings specially the dirt bikes or fishing. She is also very much into hunting and shooting. For this reason her father often used to call her as ’12 Gauge’.

Although her parents were very much supportive in all her doings but Paige had very tough days in her school. When she was a student of high school she bullied regularly by some girls for her tomboy attitude and short height. They also taunted her for being the participant of cheerleading team. The bulling had gone to such an extreme that her parents decided to shift to Sparks, Nevada. To defend herself strongly she was into learning MMA. She started taking training at Nevada from the UFC Gym center under the watchful eyes of Ken Shamrock.


With a keen interest in martial art and boxing she had developed herself enough to compete and verify her ability in the field. In June 2012 when she had attained 18 years of age she faced Jordon Nicole Gaza at the UWF’s Tournament of Warriors. This was her debut entry in the MMA. On the basis of split decision Paige got her first recognized victory.

After few months in September she appeared again in another match this time her opponent was Amber Stautzenberger and defeated her on unanimous decision of the umpires. During this period she had also emerged winner in her debut amateur match.

She was filled with enormous confidence and in the next year in 2013 she got into a contract for the Ultimate Fighter Series with UFC. She had not attained 21 and being in her 20’s she was refused to participate in the competition or reality series, the StrawWeight Crowning.

Later after attaining major at the UFC Fight Night: McDonald vs Saffiedine encounter she fought against Kalin Curran on 4th October 2014. This was her debut fight at the UFC and emerged winner in the first round on TKO. She received the Fight of the Night Award. In her career she faced some defeats as against Rose Namajunas and Michelle Waterson. But her spirit had brought victory against Alex Chambers, Bec Rawlings and Felice Herrig. Paige ranked at #9 in the UFC StrawWeight with an overall win of 7 in 10 matches.

Personal life

Though she maintains privacy but the followers are aware that wrestler of UFC Cody Garbrandt had got into her life but separated. Currently she focuses more on her career and is passing a single life perhaps.

Apart from her fight schedule she does have some engagements. She appeared in the ‘Dancing with the Stars’ with Mark Ballas and emerged second. For the record it can mentioned that Paige has modeled for Columbia Sportswear and Nike.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Paige Michelle VanZant

Date of Birth: 26th March, 1994

Birth Place: Dundee, Oregon, United States of America

Age: 24 Years Old

Profession: Wrestler

Height: 5 Feet 4 Inches / 1.63 m

Weight: 52 Kg

Net worth: $600 thousand dollars