Chael Sonnen
Chael Sonnen
Celebrated Name: Chael Sonnen
Real Name/Full Name: Chael Patrick Sonnen
Gender: Male
Age: 47 years old
Birth Date: 3 April 1977
Birth Place: West Linn, Oregon, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 93 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Brittany Smith (m. 2013)
Children: Yes (Blauna Dian Sonnen, Thero Stephen Sonnen)
Profession: Retired mixed martial artist and current MMA analyst
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Chael Sonnen is an America-born mixed martial artist. He is an American who is currently signed with Bellator MMA. His division is Light Heavyweight when it comes to competitions. He has fought in the WEF, UFC, and Pancrase, among others.

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Early Life

Chael Patrick Sonnen was born in 1997 on 3 April. His specific place of birth is not known. Some sources say that it is Milwaukie, Oregon, United States, while for others, the place I’d West Linn, Oregon. No one has confirmed either of them.

Sonnen attended West Linn High School. It is while there where he started training in boxing. After graduating, he joined Brigham Young University. Chael Sonnen later transferred to the University of Oregon. Chael then graduated with a bachelor’s of science degree in sociology.

Personal Life

He is the husband of Britanny. The two welcomed their first child in 2015 on 4 July. The baby was a boy who gave the name Theo.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 3 April 1977, Chael Sonnen is 47 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024. His height is 1.85 m tall, and his weight is 93 kg.


In 1997, Sonnen started his career as a mixed martial artist. At that time, he was 19 years old. He managed to defeat Ben Hailey in Vancouver, Washington. The next person to lose to him was Jason “Mayhem” Miller. His first loss was during his seventh fight, where he fought against Trevor Prangley. In 2003, he also lost to Forrest Griffin.

During the UFC 55, Sonnen made his debut, where he fought against Renato Sobral. He lost but later won when fighting against Trevor Prangley. The win was during UFC Fight Ultimate Fight Night 4. After losing to Jeremy Horn at the UFC 60, it didn’t take long before UFC released him.

He joined Bodog Fight in May 2006 before leaving for World Extreme Cage fighting. When the latter was dissolved, he returned to the UFC. Sonnen challenged Anderson Silva, but he submitted after an armbar. He was suspended by CSAC suspended him. After the suspension, he returned to UFC for the second time. He also returned to light heavyweight and had a rematch with Silva.

Sonnen failed a drug test. He also failed another one, and since that was his third, he was terminated. He had earlier retired anyway.

He signed with Bellator MMA. Sonnen lost his first fight to Tito Ortiz in 2017 on 21 January. He later, on June 24, that same year, he won in their fight with Wanderlei Silver.

He has also worked as a sports commentator and analyst.

Awards and Achievements

In 2002, Chael won a silver medal during the Greco-Roman World University. In 2016, he was awarded the George Tragos Award. His fight again is Anderson Silva held in August 2010 was the Fight of the Year. He received a lot of awards during his four years in college too.

Net Worth & Salary of Chael Sonnen in 2024

Chael Sonnen Net Worth 2019As of June 2024, Chael Sonnen has an estimated net worth of $12 million. His primary source of income is fighting competitions. He is also an entrepreneur in the real estate industry. Even from the contracts that he signs with the various teams. He has made several films and television appearances too. Sonnen is also paid when he gives comments and analysis about sports, for instance, with ESPN.

Chael Sonnen is an award-winning mix martial artist. He has fought in UFC, Pancrase, and WEC. In addition to that, he has appeared in films. In 2012, he appeared in Here Comes the Boom. The following year he was featured in Grudge Match. Several networks, including ESPN,, has also hired him as an MMA analyst.


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