|Real Name/Full Name:||Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomez|
|Age:||31 years old|
|Birth Date:||20 September 1998|
|Birth Place:||Sil’di, Russia|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||N/A (2013)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes 3|
|Is Khabib Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Professional MMA Fighter|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$2 million|
|Last Updated:||February 2020|
Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov is one of the best known Russian Professional Mixed martial artist. He has acquired several championships in his long-term career. He is a two-time Combat Sambo Champion and still in the undisputed UFC Lightweight Champion. He is known for holding the longest undefeated streak record in MMA with 27 wins without losses.
Maybe you know about Khabib very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Khabib’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
Khabib was born in Sidi in the Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. His father was Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, who was a decorated athlete and a veteran army. He was also a senior coach for the Combat sambo national team of Dagestan and a trainee of several sambo athletes in Makhachkala, Russia. They later moved to Makhachkala in Dagestan. He has two siblings, Mahomed, his older brother, and Amina, his younger sister. He belongs to Avar Ethnicity.
His martial interest began when he watched students training at his father’s gym, which he had converted from their two-story building. At the age of 8, he began wrestling under his father, who had also started wrestling at his early age before training in Judo and Sambo in the military. In 1997, he was nine years old, and his training included wrestling a bear. At the age of 12, he trained in wrestling and Judo from age 15. His father trained him Combat Sambo at the age of 17, which was a difficult transition, but his dad wanted him to get used to competing for a gi jacket.
Khabib is a Sunni Muslim who belongs to the Shaffii system of Jurisprudence. He symbolically does this by wearing a Papakha hat, which is a Dagestan Aver Culture after fights and during fights. He speaks several languages like Avar, Russian, English, Turkish, and Arabic. He got married in 2013 and has three children together.
He is the first-ever Russian born UFC champion and set a record for most takedowns in a single UFC fight barely at the age of 21. He manages to be the most followed Russian celebrity on Instagram. He supports several other teams and the number one fan of Real Madrid, Anzhi Makhachkala, and Liver Pool FC and Russian national football team. Khabib is a cousin to Abubakar Nurmagomedov, who is also a UFC fighter.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 20 September 1988, Khabib is 31 years old as of today’s date 25th February 2020. His height is 1.78 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.
In 2008, Khabib paved his way to MMA, where he acquired four wins within a month. In Moscow, he won the Inaugural Atrium Cup tournament championship. He won his M-1 debut in 2009, which by then, he had already made his way by winning 12 matches.
2016 was his comeback after he was out of the game for two years due to injuries and ill health, and on return, he won against a new fighter Darrell Horcher at the UFC. After a year, he canceled a fight with Tony Ferguson for the Interim Lightweight Championship when he had complications due to the weight loss process.
However, in 2017, he won three rounds of a fight by unanimous decision while fighting Edson Barboza at the UFC 219, which earned him first performance of the Night bonus. He defended his UFC lightweight title in 2018 when he dominated Conor McGregor by defeating him at the UFC 229 in the fourth round by submission.
His fighting style is a variety of wrestling and Judo/ sambo takedowns. Surprisingly, Herb Dean, his referee, confirmed that during fights, Khabib constantly talks to his opponents. He has even trained with numerous other teams like SC Bazarganova in Kizilyurt, Dagestan, K-Dojo, and AMA fight club in Fir field in Jersey, Mamishev fight team in Saint Petersburg, Fight spirit team in Kolpino, St. Petersburg and KHK Team in Bahrain. Currently, he fights in the lightweight division of the ultimate fight Championship. Together with Ziyavudin Makhachkala, co-founded his own team titled “Eagles MMA Team” In 2016.
Awards & Achievements
Khabib has won the Inaugural Atrium Cup Tournament championship. Nevertheless, being a professional martial art he has managed to be a two-time combat sambo world champion, he holds the longest undefeated streak record in MMA and also considered as the International fighter of the year in 2016.
Net Worth & Salary of Khabib in 2020
Khabib has earned an incredible rise and acquired a huge net worth during his reign in the UFC. As of February 2020, He has an estimated net worth of $2 million, which has risen rapidly after fights he won. He also has some other endorsement deals with brands like Gorilla Energy Drink and Toyota, which increases his incomes.
Khabib is on another level in his career. He has managed to keep his record at the place and can be considered as the terrifying Light-weighted contender in the world. He has managed to keep his private life out of publicity and fewer controversies on his way.