Cris Cyborg
Cris Cyborg
Celebrated Name: Cris Cyborg
Real Name/Full Name: Cristiane Justino Venâncio
Gender: Female
Age: 38 years old
Birth Date: July 9, 1985
Birth Place: Curitiba, Brazil
Nationality: Brazilian
Height: 5’8″ (173 cm)
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Husband/Spouse (Name): Evangelista Santos (M. 2005–2011)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No/Yes (name)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Cris Cyborg Lesbian?: No
Profession: Martial Artist
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $6 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Cristiane Justino Venâncio, also popularly called as Cris Cyborg is a well-known American- Brazilian mixed martial artist. She is best known for being the present UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion. She has been an erstwhile Invicta FC World Featherweight Champion and Strikeforce Women’s Featherweight Champion. She remained undefeated after her only defeat in the debut match. To date, she has made a record of sixteen wins by KO, nine first-round finishes, and two by decision.

Maybe you know about Cris Cyborg very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Cris Cyborg’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

Cris was born in Curitiba, Brazil, on July 9, 1985. Her father’s name is Jurandir Justino, and her mother’s name is Cosima Gorete de Morais. Cris also has one brother named Rafael. Following the footsteps of her sister, she has undergone w training at Chute Boe Academy.

When Cris was only nine years old, she began training handball. She started doing practice with the male team. Later, she became the key member of her school’s handball team. As per her mother, Cris has been a very calm child. She never used to attend late-night parties.

In 2004, she got in touch with Rudimar Fedrigo, who had been the founder and head trainer of Chute Boxe Academy. He was impressed by her performance in a high school level handball championship. He offered her a visiting card to visit his fitness center. She impressed Fedrigo by her incredible athleticism, and strength that motivated her to become an MMA fighter.

Personal Life

Cris Cyborg got married to Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos, whom she met in 2005 at the Chute Boxe Academy. She adopted his nickname “Cyborg.” They began to live together for around three months and got married. However, things were not smooth for them, and they decided to separate in December 2011. She still retains his nickname in her name.

Cris has been a naturalized American citizen since 2016. In 2017, Cyborg made a public declaration of her engagement to her long-term boyfriend, ex, and trainer MMA athlete, named “Ray Elbe.” Cris started to work for a non-profit organization called “Fight For The Forgotten” that is run by Justin Wren. Cyborg. The organization has dug wells to make clean and pure drinking water available in Uganda.

Being a huge fan of MMA legend Wanderlei Silva, who also got trained at Chute Boxe Academy, she was started knowing by the title “Female Wanderlei Silva.” This is due to her aggressive approach to fighting. Silva has himself acknowledged the fact that Cris fights like him, and has been the most ferocious female fighter worldwide.

As per Cris Cyborg, the most challenging fights in her career have been those that she played against Yoko Takahashi at EliteXC and Vanessa Porto at Storm Samurai. As both these fights were extended, she earned decision victories.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on July 9, 1985, Cris Cyborg is 38 years old as of today’s date 21st April 2024. Her height is 5ft 8 inches tall, and her weight is 70 kg.

Career

Cris started by working at a pet grooming store. When she learnt that there is no red card in MMA as handball, she got interested in becoming an MMA fighter and began getting trained at Chute Boxe Academy.

On May 17, 2005, Cris Cyborg began her MMA career but lost to Erica Paes through knee-bar submission. On November 20, 2005, at Storm Samurai 9, she won against Vanessa Porto and recorded three consecutive victories in her first round in the next year.

After her MMA fight that took place in November 2006, she decided to take a break of two-years from professional-level fighting. She restarted her MMA career on July 26, 2008, in a Catchweight bout at EliteXC, where she won against Shayna Baszler in the second round.

She competed against Hiroko Yamanaka at Strikeforce on December 17, 2011, and earned a victory in only sixteen seconds. Following this win, she was honored with the title “the Mike Tyson of female MMA.”

In January 2012, CSAC declared that Cris was tested positive for prohibited stanozolol metabolites. The result was that she has a pay a fine of $2,500, with a suspension of one year. She was stripped of the title too.

Awards & Achievements

She has been a former UFC Women Women’s Featherweight World Champion, Invicta FC Women’s Featherweight World Champion, and Strikeforce Women’s Featherweight World Champion.

She has been the only MMA fighter (in both male and female categories) throughout history, male or female, to have become a “Grand Slam Champion.” She presently holds world-level championships across four prime promotions of mixed martial arts. Cyborg had reached prominence when she won the Strikeforce title by winning against Gina Carano in the first round on August 15, 2009.

In 2009, she was named as the ‘Female Fighter of the Year’ by several MMA publications and also received an honor at World MMA Awards two times in 2009 as well as 2010.

Net Worth & Salary of Cris Cyborg in 2024

Cris Cyborg Net Worth
Cris Cyborg Net Worth

She has been the winner at UFC, Invicta FC, and StrikeForce championships and Grand Slam Champion and received several awards, including World MMA Awards. She has played several national and international level tournaments and won various medals for her incredible performance.

She is presently serving a contract with Bellator MMA, contesting in the Women’s Featherweight division. With the earnings that she made from her successful career, she has bought her an expensive Porsche luxury car worth $286,000. She also has a huge fan following on YouTube that is also a source of income to her. As of April 2024, with all these considerations, her net worth is calculated to be $6 million.

Famous by her ring name as Cris Cyborg, Cristiane Justino Venâncio has earned a lot of recognition throughout her career as a mixed martial artist. Through her continuous targeted efforts and determination, she has created a successful place in the sports industry.

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