Originally posted on August 10, 2018 @ 12:48 pm
Ariel Helwani is a Canadian sports journalist.
He entered the world of professional MMA journalism in 2006. Since then he has been a stalwart figure in combat sports journalism of all times.
Passionate in his work, Ariel has focused on building his career since he joined ESPN in May 2018. Although some controversial issues impede in his march forward, he is adamant to take on everything to achieve success in his line of work, which is evident from the fact that he has been called Howard Cosell of MMA.
Ariel Helwani has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of now and has a nice-going personal life about which we bring here some interesting facts that readers will be happy to know.
Ariel Helwani Parents
Ariel Helwani was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Both of his parents have the different country of origin. While his father is from Egypt, his mother belong to Lebanon. Apart from that, another interesting fact about his family is that he is the maternal nephew of the renowned evolutionary behavioral scientist Gad Saad.
Ariel went to Akiva School and Herzliah High School, and his upbringing was done in a Jewish family in Mount Royal, Quebec and Westmount.
Ariel Helwani Relationship status, Dating/Married
Ariel Helwani is a married man. He tied the knots with his girlfriend, Jaclyn Stein in 2008. And another fascinating fact about the couple is that the happy couple met in the seventh grade back in 1994. After a long time relationship, Ariel married his childhood sweetheart, and both are blessed with three children.
Talking about Jaclyn, she is Montreal, Quebec native, and a beautiful jewelry designer. She is a pass out in jewelry design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. The added flavor on delicacy, she is fluent in English, Hebrew, and French.
The lovely duo with their daughter and two sons live happily in Brooklyn, New York.
Ariel Helwani Net Worth, Salary, and Source of Income
Helwani has an estimated net worth of $5 million currently. His name and fame back that much fortune in the field of MMA journalism. Apart from the regular income from journalism, he earns a good amount from some endorsements.
House and Cars in Ariel Helwani net worth
Ariel currently resides in Brooklyn, New York along with his family. With a handsome amount of net worth and a name in the MMA business, he continues to live in luxury. Much details about his house and cars are not known to the public.
Ariel Helwani Body Measurement | Height and Weight
As a martial artist, he has maintained an athletic figure throughout his entire professional career. He has a height of 5ft 11.5 inches, although much of his body measurements are unknown.
Ariel Helwani Age, birthdate, birthday
Ariel has the birth sign of Cancer, and he was born on July 8, 1982. Ariel Helwani is aged 36 years as of now, it seems he has a bright prospect keeping in mind his dedication to his work.
Ariel Helwani Short Wiki
Ariel Helwan graduated from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in Syracuse, New York in 2004 before entering the field of professional MMA coverage in 2006. He used to host the interview show, MMA Hour and also some other the commentary segments on internet and TV while working for MMAFighting.com. Ariel has also worked as an MMA Insider for Fox Sports 1 and as a co-host of the Sirius XM radio show Fight Club.
Helwani dealt with many controversies in the course of his profession. In 2016, for reporting Brock Lesnar’s return to UFC 200 before the announcement, he and his colleagues were banned for life from all UFC events. Fortunately, the ban was revoked after two days.
Later Ariel joined ESPN in June 2018. There he has a lot of opportunities as it seems. He will cover sports on different platforms and host a weekly MMA program. And this is not the end. He will continue his podcast, The Ariel Helwani Show and many more. Ariel is fixed to co-host a 30-minutes show on ESPN+ titled Ariel and The Bad Guy alongside former UFC and current Bellator fighter Chael Sonnen.
The combination of one pro-fighter and a top-notch sports journalist is expected to create a balanced yet insightful news analysis. In view of Ariel, sports journalism can perform well without necessarily an experience of being a fighter, but Chael, current active Bellator fighter will have a different outlook regarding many topics to be discussed on the platform.
|Date of Birth||8 July 1982|
|Profession||MMA Fighter and Journalist|
|Net worth||$5 million|
|Wife/Spouse||Jaclyn Stein Helwani|
|Parents||Lebanese mother, an Egyptian father|