|Real Name/Full Name:
|Anderson da Silva
|48 years old
|14 April 1975
|São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil
|Dayane Silva (m. 2017)
|Yes (Kalyl Silva, Kaory Silva, Kauana Silva, Joao Vitor Silva, Gabriel Silva Anderson Silva)
|Brazilian-American professional mixed martial artist
|Net Worth in 2024:
Anderson da Silva is a professional Mixed martial artist of Brazilian origin. Anderson Silva was famed for his in-ring technique and fierce attitude. He has won the UFC Middleweight Championship. Silva holds the record of the longest title streak in UFC for 2,457 days. Silva is considered one of the all-time greats.
Silva has made his mark for his cunning striking ability, knockout power, and ability to counter strike. Silva has been awarded 13 post-fight bonuses, second-most in the entire history of UFC. He has been currently ranked the no six contenders in official rankings of UFC middleweight.
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The fierce fighter was born on April 14, 1975, in a poverty-stricken family. His childhood was spent with his uncle, who was an officer in the police force. He was introduced to Jiu-Jitsu via his neighbors. He himself has stated in an interview that he used to copy his neighbor kids as jiu-jitsu was a luxury that his family could not afford.
By the age of 13, his family was stable enough to let him start the TaeKwonDo lessons. Before he started his career as a professional fighter, he did many part-time jobs to support him and his family that includes a job at McDonald’s.
Silva was married to Dayane and is blessed with three sons and two daughters. He did several cameos in movies, including Never Surrender, in 2009.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 14 April 1975, Anderson Silva is 48 years old as of today’s date 29th February 2024. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 84 kg.
Anderson Silva is an all-round fighter though he is best known for his Muay Thai skills. His professional debut was in 1997, but his first loss occurred three years later in 2000. In his glorious career apart from being the longest-reigning UFC MMA mid-weight champion, Silva has won numerous awards and championship. Silva won the Shooto Middle Weight Championship and the famous Cage Rage Championship both once in his career.
In the Ultimate Fighting Championship or UFC, he has won almost everything. His long list of achievements in UFC includes being the unified UFC Middleweight and Pride FC Welterweight Championship. He has also won Fight of the Night for four times. He was awarded the Submission of the night twice in his career. He also held the most knockout of the Night Awards seven times.
For his unparalleled work, he has been awarded several prestigious organizations, including ESPN and Sports Illustrated. Silva won the World MMA Awards for Fighter of the Year in 2008, Fight of the Year in 2010, and Knockout of the Year in 2011. He was also awarded as the fighter of the year in 2008 by Sports illustrated and Spike guy’s Choice award.
In 2009, he was awarded the beat down of the year by Sherdog. ESPN has specified Silva the prestigious award of Knockout of the Year in 2011. Most recently, he was awarded the Robbery of the Year Award by Sherdog in 2017.
Net Worth & Salary of Anderson Silva in 2024
As of February 2024, Anderson Silva has a net worth of approximately $20 million. The majority of his net worth is from UFC awards and fighting bonuses. Apart from these, his several movie cameos had added significantly to his net worth. Silva is marketed by the famous 9INE, the company co-owned by Brazilian footballer Ronaldo.
He is also sponsored by his favorite football club, Sports Club Corinthians Paulista. He is also well endorsed by Burger King and Beer brand Budweiser. He was also sponsored by Nike till 2014 due to Nike’s volunteer removal from UFC.
Being an MMA Fighter does attract controversies. The 6’2” Brazilian Southpaw has himself had a fair share of controversies. Apart from several serious injuries, including the fibula injury that almost forced him to retire. Silva showed great temperament and willpower to return to the ring. Due to wrong suggestions and guidance, Silva failed the Drug test and was subsequently fined.
But these things never let him down as he came back stronger. A fan of Spiderman and Super Heroes, Silva considers his mother as real Superwomen. He is currently serving, and injury and is expected to be back soon. Silva’s rise from a kid copying his neighbors to learn Jiu-Jitsu to the prized fighter and one of modern MMA greats is truly inspirational.