Ariel Helwani
Ariel Helwani
Celebrated Name: Ariel Helwani
Real Name/Full Name: Ariel Helwani
Gender: Male
Age: 42 years old
Birth Date: July 08, 1982
Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nationality: Canadian
Height: 5 ft 11 in
Weight: 110 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Jaclyn Stein Helwani (m. 2008)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (one daughter and two sons)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Ariel Helwani Gay?: No
Profession: Canadian Mixed Martial Arts access journalist
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $8 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Ariel Helwani is undoubtedly one of the leading Canadian sports reporters of all time. He has been prominent in the field of combat sports from the time he became a professional Mixed Martial Arts journalist in 2006. Being the winner of the “MMA Journalist of the Year Award” for six times has been the most memorable achievement of his career.

Maybe you know about Ariel Helwani very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Ariel Helwani’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Ariel Helwani was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on 8th July 1982. Helwani was raised in a Jewish family located in Mount Royal, Quebec. His mother is from Lebanon, and his father is from Egypt. Helwani attended Akiva School. He completed his studies at Herzliah High School. In 2004, he received his graduation from S.I Newhouse School of Public Communication, which was situated in Syracuse, NY.

Personal Life

In 2008, Ariel Helwani got married to his girlfriend named Jaclyn Stein Helwani. She is a jewelry designer by profession. The couple gave birth to three children. Out of them, two are sons, and one is a daughter. The names of children is not disclosed to the public.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on July 08, 1982, Ariel Helwani is 42 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. His height is 5 ft 11 inches tall, and his weight is 110 kg.


In 2006, Ariel Helwani started his professional career as a martial arts journalist. Presently, he serves for Helwani served as the vice president of the Mixed Martial Arts Journalists Association. He worked there for a short time.

Later, he served as the anchor of the podcast titled “The MMA Hour.” He interviewed a few prominent personalities in the sports that include Frankie Edgar, Michael Bisping, and Rampage Jackson.

Helwani has worked in a weekly UFC Tonight show, “‘MMA Insider.’” This show is aired on the Fox Sports channel. He later attended another post-event and pre-event programming. Helwani has also been the co-anchor of the radio show “Fight Club.”

Between 2010 and 2015, he has won the MMA Journalist of the Year award for six consecutive times. In addition to it, in 2015, Helwani has also won the title of “2014 Journalist of the Year” in the Awakening WMMA Awards. In the year 2011, he became one of “Power Twenty” by FIGHT! Magazine.

Helwani was imposed Lifetime Ban from participating in UFC events. This was because for the news that he released, “Brock Lesnar would fight at UFC 200”. The organization on behalf of which he posted the news did not want to release it at that time. This move of UFC was broadly condemned. This ban was later revoked.

Awards & Achievements

Throughout his career, Helwani has been a respectable personality in the journalism industry. He has received several awards during his career.

He was the winner of thе “ММА Јоurnаlіѕt оf thе Yеаr’ Аwаrd” аt Wоrld ММА Аwаrdѕ for six times from 2010 to 2016.

He was also nаmеd as ‘thе Ноwаrd Соѕеll оf ММА’ bу FІGНТ! Маgаzіnе in the year 2011. This magazine ranked him in the list of “Power 20”. This list comprised of the highly significant movers, shakers, power players, game-changers, and ambassadors, in MMA.

At the start of 2015, Helwani won “2014 Journalist of the Year” in the Awakening WMMA Awards.

He has also anchored two distinct Helwani Nose Awards events that took place in Las Vegas, and Chicago.

Net Worth & Salary of Ariel Helwani in 2024

Ariel Helwani Net Worth
Ariel Helwani Net Worth

Ariel Helwani has received immense reputation, wealth, and name via his professional level MMA reporting career. As of July 2024, he has a projected net worth of $8 million. Throughout his work tenure, he has worked for several top firms and received numerous awards and amassed a good amount of wealth too. In addition to being a journalist, he has also co-hosted a few shows on television and radio that have also contributed to his overall net worth.

Presently, Canadian mixed martial arts (MMA) journalist Ariel serves as the co-anchor of Ariel and The Bad Guy along with Chael Sonnen. Helwani also delivers his “the MMA Hour podcast” on ESPN. He has worked for, and ‘MMA Insider,’ a UFC weekly tonight show.

Furthermore, Helwani has worked in various pre-event and post-event programming too. He has been the former co-anchor of the Sirius X radio program ‘Fight Club.’

Helwani is the provisional vice president member of the MMAJA (Mixed Martial Arts Journalists Association).

Ariel Helwani is an award-winning martial arts journalist who has been honored for his commendable reporting several times in his career. This immense recognition and success that he received helped him create a respectable place in the industry.


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