TJ Dillashaw
TJ Dillashaw
Celebrated Name: TJ Dillashaw
Real Name/Full Name: Tyler Jeffrey Dillashaw
Gender: Male
Age: 38 years old
Birth Date: 7 February 1986
Birth Place: Sonora, California
Nationality: American
Height: 1.69m
Weight: 57kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Rebecca Dillashaw
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Bronson Jack Dillashaw)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is TJ Dillashaw Gay?: No
Profession: Wrestler, Mixed Martial Artist
Salary: $1.3 Million
Net Worth in 2024: $4 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Dillashaw is a renowned American wrestler and a mixed martial artist. TJ has won the UFC Bantamweight Championship twice and is currently signed to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).  He was contracted by UFC after winning the 14th season of the Ultimate Fighter. TJ tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug known as recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO), which resulted in a two-year suspension.

Maybe you know about TJ Dillashaw 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 TJ Dillashaw’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

Tyler Jeffrey Dillashaw, better known as TJ Dillashaw, was born on 7th February 1986 in Sonora, California. He is the son of Hal and Janice Dillashaw. The UFC fighter was raised in Angels Camp, California. He was schooled at Bret Harte High School, where he joined the school’s wrestling and football teams, respectively.

Dillashaw became a two-time California Interscholastic Federation qualifier, not to mention a four-time sectional qualifier under Coach Jan Schulz.  Moreover, he came in at fifth place with a season’s record of 45-7 at the CIF state championships in his junior year.  He had an overall score of 107-33 during his senior year at the CIF state championships.

Soon after a successful run in high school, he was given a fully pledged sponsorship to wrestle for the Cal State Fullerton Titans. Dillashaw had an equally successful run in college as he was placed in the fourth place in the Pac-10 championships in 2008. He later came in second place at Cliff Keen Invitational.  He finished his senior season at 10th place in the nation at 133 lbs.

Personal Life

The UFC fighter lives in Denver, Colorado, together with his family. Yes, TJ is off the market as he is a married man. Dillashaw got married to his wife Rebecca in 2014. The couple has been blessed with a son by the name of Bronson Jack Dillashaw. His wife Rebecca works at TJ Dillashaw Inc as to the director of operations. She is very supportive of her husband and has positively impacted the UFC fighter’s life.

In 2019, Dillashaw took to social media to announce that he was renouncing his bantamweight championship. This came after USADA, and NYASC tested him positive for performance-enhancing drugs preceding his fight against Henry Cejudo. He was suspended for one year by NYASC that was from January 2019. He was later cleared and declared eligible for fighting in January 2020.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 7 February 1986, TJ Dillashaw is 38 years old as of today’s date 22nd July 2024. His height is 1.69m tall, and his weight is 57kg.


Dillashaw’s career as a fighter began when he was still in high school. He was coached by Jan Schulz while at Bret Harte High School. He had a successful running as a wrestler who earned him a full sponsorship to wrestle for Cal State Fullerton Titans.  Dillashaw started training for mixed martial arts soon after graduating from Fullerton.  His former coach, while at Fullerton, Mark Munoz, urged TJ to train at Reign Training Center.

He trained at Reign for about a year and a half before moving to California, where he joined Team Alpha Male in Sacramento.  He made a record of 2-0 while training with the Alphas as an amateur.  In 2010 Dillashaw became a pro fighter after going up against a professional fighter Czar Sklavos. He won against Czar through a unanimous decision.  Two months later, he recorded a win against Brandon Drucker during an MMA fundraiser event for the Cal Poly wrestling team. TJ later tried out for the fourteenth season of The Ultimate Fighter after having a 4-0 record.

Dillashaw was selected by the Ultimate Fighting Championship to compete on the Ultimate Team Bisping vs. Team Miller. He fought and won against Matt Jaggers, which gained him entry at the Ultimate Fighter house and selected on Team Bisping’s team. Dillashaw fought numerous fights while at the UFC. For instance, he made his debut at UFC during the final bantamweight tournament, the Ultimate Fighter 14 finale. Dillashaw’s match was against John Dodson losing via TKO. Some of the fighters he has fought include Vaughan Lee, Mike Easton, Issei Tamura, and Raphael Assuncao, among others.

In 2014 Dillashaw fought against Renan Barao for the UFC Bantamweight championship. He won against Barao to win the Bantamweight championship title. Additionally, he won the title again through a rematch against Assuncao and, thereafter winning against John Lineker. In 2018 he regained the Bantamweight championship title after winning against Cody Garbrandt. In addition to that, he also became a coach at the UFC.

Awards & Achievements

He is a two-time winner of the Bantamweight championship. He has also received an award at the World MMA Awards in 201. Dillashaw was also named fighter of the year in 2017 in a match against Cody Garbrandt.  Furthermore, he is a mixed martial arts champion holder.

Net Worth & Salary of TJ Dillashaw in 2024

TJ Dillashaw Net Worth
TJ Dillashaw Net Worth

Dillashaw has garnered his wealth from being a mixed martial arts fighter as well as a wrestler. He has been in the fighting industry ever since his high school days, which is quite a long time. All through his career, Dillashaw has achieved his level best and been earned championships titles while at it. According to various sources, his salary is estimated to be about $1.3 million. He has a net worth of $4 million as of July 2024.

Dillashaw has maintained excellence throughout his MMA career.  He might have had a few hiccups with the drug test and the one-year suspension, but he still came back strong. He is currently one of the best MMA fighters in the US.


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