Dan Henderson
Dan Henderson
Celebrated Name: Dan Henderson
Real Name/Full Name: Daniel Jeffrey Henderson
Gender: Male
Age: 53 years old
Birth Date: 24th August 1970
Birth Place: Downey, California
Nationality: American
Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Weight: 84 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Rachel Malter
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (name)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Dan Henderson Gay?: No
Profession: Former artist and Olympic wrestler
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $10 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Dan Henderson is an American who became famous from his career as a mixed martial artist, although he is retired and also an Olympic wrestler. He played for a number of divisions during the time of his career, and his last one was middleweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He had also played for other divisions as a light heavyweight and also welterweight when he was 83 kg.

The teams he has played with are Pride Fighting Championship when he was a middleweight at 93kg. Henderson has been in a position to win a great number of awards from his greatest way of fighting, having defeated a total of 21 world champions, including UFC, PRIDE FC, Strikeforce, and RINGS. At the time of his retirement in UFC, he was considered as the oldest fighter.

Maybe you know about Dan Henderson 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 Dan Henderson’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

Dan Henderson was born as Daniel Jeffery Henderson on 24th August 1970 in Downey, California, in the USA. He was born together with his brother Tom Henderson and their father, Bill Henderson, was among the coaches who assisted them in their wrestling while in high school. He grew up in Apple Valley, California, where he started wrestling at a young age.

He attended Victor Valley High School, where he participated with various championships and won a number of medals. He attended Cal State Fullerton and Arizona State University, where he continued with his wrestling career.

Personal Life

Dan Henderson is a married man and has three children from his marriage. He was previously married to Alison Henderson, but after their divorce, he married Rachel Malter.

In 2007 he was diagnosed with testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), but it was banned by UFC, and this made Henderson quit the TRT.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 24th August 1970, Dan Henderson is 53 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. His height is 1.78 m tall, and his weight is 84 kg.


Henderson began his wrestling career when he was IN High School and participated in 1987 and 1988 championships. He participated in the 1993 NCAA championships. At the University level, he became the champion of 1991, 1993 and 1994. He was also the national champion at his senior in 1993, 1994, and 1997.

During the Summer Olympics, he went out to represent the US in 1992 and 1996. He has also participated in two World Wrestling Championships in 1994 and 1997, where he managed to finish at 12th position and 7th position. He was one of the coaches of wrestling at Cerritos College in the 1990s. After his defeat in the Olympics of 2000 and his trial in 2001 at the world team, he decided to shift to an MMA career.

Henderson had already trained for mixed martial arts (MMA) IN 1997, and his first win was with Brazil Open Tournament. He participated in his second tournament with UFC and was able to defeat champions like Allan Goes and Carlos Newton. His third tournament was with Rings: the king of kings, where he won five fights out of the 32 competitors.

He joined Pride Fighting Championship in late 2000 and was the winner of welterweight in 2005. He returned to UFC on 8th September 2007, where he was participating in the heavyweight championship. He signed a four-fight contract with Strikeforce in December 2009, but he lost to Jake Shields. In his next matches, he was able to defeat other champions. He announced his retirement on 8th October 2016, but he later participated in UFC Hall of Fame on 5th July 2018, where he finished as the winner.

Awards & Achievements

Henderson has won many awards from his career. He has a total of 32 wins out of the 47 matches he participated in. Some of the titles he got include Brazil Tournament champion, UFC middleweight tournament champion, Pride welterweight, and also Rings king of a king, among many more. He is, therefore, one among the popularly known wrestlers in mixed martial artists where he was able to acquire two titles in different weight classes.

Net Worth & Salary of Dan Henderson in 2024

Dan Henderson Net Worth
Dan Henderson Net Worth

As of July 2024, Dan Henderson has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He acquired his total net worth from his career as a professional wrestler and has participated in more than 47 tournaments, and out of them, he won 32 of them. After his retirement, he also became a coach who also earned him some income. He is the owner of Team Quest, which is a gym fitness which is located in Temecula.

Dan Henderson is a very hardworking and dedicated man to his career. He managed to win the most out of the fights he participated in. Discipline also helped him a lot as he was involved in fewer controversies.


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