Originally posted on August 12, 2018 @ 5:09 am
Daniel Cormier is a world-famous mixed martial artist and UFC fighter and another feather in his crown, a former Olympic wrestler. Name and fame in his whole career have preceded him. Daniel tops the list of UFC best pound-for-pound (P4P) fighter and is one of all-time greatest MMA fighter.
Currently signed up with UFC, this MMA expert has been champion in both lightweight and heavyweight category, and he is only second in achieving this in UFC history. He is Strikeforce heavyweight Grand Prix Champion and King of Cage Heavyweight Champion.
As of 2018, he has made a fabulous fortune of $4 million. Let’s know more about him.
Daniel Cormier Parents
Born to Joseph Cormier and Audrey Cormier as Daniel Ryan Cormier, or as we know him, Daniel Cormier, on 20 March 1979, he experienced a lot of tragedy in his life. He had three siblings, an older brother named Joseph, a younger brother named Feral and a sister named Felicia. He was born in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA.
Tragedy struck Daniel’s family when on the Thanksgiving Day in 1986 his father was shot and killed by the father of his second wife, and the kid Daniel was only eight years old by then. A lot happened afterward, but he seemed to have drawn inspiration from all of that.
Daniel Cormier Relationship status; Married to wife and has children
Putting spotlights on his relational status, Daniel is a married man. He and his long-time girlfriend Salina Deleon, whom he proposed in 2014, tied knots in May 2017. Their marriage happened long after they had two children. In 2011, Salina gave birth to their son Daniel Jr., and both were blessed with a daughter Marquita Cormier in 2012. The happy couple is living ever since.
Daniel’s personal life has not always been so easy. Earlier he had a girlfriend named Carolyn Flowers who was a track athlete at Oklahoma State. They had a daughter named Kaedyn Imri Cormier. In 2003 they lost their 3-month-old baby girl in a car accident in Austin, Texas.
Before that too, in 2002 Daniel Cormier was married to a woman known in media as Robin. However, their marriage was annulled, and they ended up in divorce in 2003.
Sometimes it was felt like tragedy never let Daniel go, but that perception changed gradually.
Daniel Cormier Net Worth, Salary, Source of Income
Daniel Cormier has a great estimated net worth of $4 million currently. His career in wrestling to Mixed Martial Arts and his fighting in the UFC, all can be attributed for his amassed fortune.
Although his salary is incalculable monthly or annually due to his payment per fight, he makes a lot from those fights. In UFC 2014, Cormier made the highest money, despite losing the battle against his opponent Jon Jones. While winner Jon won $500,000, Cormier made $1 million. $2,597,000, was his estimated net worth in 2015. This heavyweight champion has made a lot fan following as well as wealth through his fighting and MMA career.
House and Cars in Daniel Cormier net worth
Much about his house and car ownership are not known to the public.
Daniel Cormier Body Measurement | Height and Weight
Daniel Cormier has a height of 5’11” (180 cm). Although he is a muscularly well-built fighter in UFC, he is notorious for defeating taller opponents. His weight is 93 kg (205 lbs).
Daniel Cormier Birthday, Age
Daniel Cormier was born on 20 March 1979. He is known to be a seasoned MMA expert and a shrewd fighter in UFC ring. Currently, Daniel Cormier is aged 38, he continues to amaze his fans with his mastery of aerial arts.
Daniel Cormier Short Wiki
Starting his wrestling career from a fistfight in school parking lot, Daniel “DC” Cormier went on to become three-time Louisiana state champion and holds a record of being high school All-American posting a 101-9 overall high school record. Later he was offered scholarship from LSU to play football. Despite having a turbulent life during his school days, he had a successful wrestling career throughout the school.
He achieved some of his legendary successes in his college days. He bagged two junior college national championship back to back when he was in Colby Community College in 1998 and 1999.
Daniel Cormier made five US world wrestling teams. His 2004 Olympic wrestling team finished 4th. Unfortunately, he could not compete in 2008 Olympics due to kidney failure, despite named captain of his squad.
He began his MMA career at Strikeforce. He won his first eight fights there and also championed heavyweight title in Strikeforce XMMA, KOTC. His fighting style as a smart and adept fighter has made him one of the best wrestler in the heavyweight division of Mixed Martial Arts. Nowadays Cormier trains at American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, California, where his son is getting training in MMA. Fighting in Ultimate Fighting Championship has always been the dream of every MMA fighter, but Daniel excelled in it. He holds the record of winning a world championship belt in every promotion he fought.
Daniel Cormier, after his grand achievements in previous years, is now fighting in Ultimate Fighting Championship and remains a star player with expertise in his profession.
|Name||Daniel Ryan Cormier|
|Date of Birth||March 20, 1979|
|Profession||Wrestler, MMA fighter|
|Net worth||$4 million|
|Children||Son- Daniel Cormier II, Daughter- Marquita Kalani Cormier, Kaedyn Cormier|
|Parents||Father- Joseph Cormier, Mother- Audrey Cormier|