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Facts of Daniel Cormier

Full NameDaniel Cormier
First NameDaniel
Last NameCormier
Birth NameDaniel Ryan Cormier
Other NameDC
ProfessionWrestler, UFC Fighter
Birth CityLafayette, Louisiana
Birth CountryUSA
Father NameJoseph Cormier
Mother NameAudrey Cormier
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseSalina Cormier
No Of Children2
EducationOklahoma State University
Height177 cm
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Date of BirthMarch 20,1979
Age41 years
Married DateJune,2017

Daniel Cormier, 41, is an American mixed martial artist and former Olympic wrestler who signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he is a former two-division world champion.  

He held the heavyweight and light heavyweight world championships simultaneously. Prior to his UFC career, he was King of the Cage Heavyweight Champion and Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion. As of 17th February 2020, he is #5 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings, #6 in the UFC light heavyweight rankings, and #1 in the UFC heavyweight rankings.

What Is The Net Worth Of Daniel Cormier?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Cormier’s net worth is estimated at around $6 million as of early 2020. He earns his wealth from his successful career as a UFC fighter.

Daniel Cormier is an American mixed martial artist and UFC FighterImage Source: UFC
Daniel Cormier is an American mixed martial artist and UFC Fighter

Image Source: UFC

As per various online sources, a UFC fighter makes an average of $132,109 to $138,250 annually. Besides this, Cormier also pockets a decent sum of cash from his endorsements deals and sponsorship with big companies like Reebok.

Short Career Highlight

Daniel began wrestling at a young age and won 3 Louisiana state championships in wrestling while attending Northside High. Following his high school graduation, he went to Colby Community College, where he was a two-time junior college national champion at 197 pounds in 1998 and 1999.

Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic in UFC 241Image Source: Forbes
Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic in UFC 241

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During the non-Olympics, he reached the top 5 at the Wrestling World Championships on two occasions in 2003 and 2007. As of 2018, Daniel works as the head wrestling coach at Gilroy High School.  

Here Is A Shortlist Of Some Of His Highlight Matches:

  • He won the KOTC Heavyweight Championship on KOTC: Imminent Danger against Tony Johnson
  • Daniel made his Light Heavyweight debut in UFC 173 against Patrick Cummins.
  • Won the vacant UFC Heavyweight Championship in UFC 187 against Anthony Johnson
  • He defended the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship for four times- UFC 192 (against Alexander Gustafsson), UFC 210 (against Anthony Johnson), UFC 214 (against Jon Jones), and UFC 220 (against Volkan Oezdemir)
  • He won the UFC Heavyweight Championship in UFC 230 against Stipe Miocic and defended the title in UFC 230 against Derrick Lewis
  • Cormier lost the UFC Heavyweight Championship in UFC 241 against Stipe Miocic

Biography And Personal Life Of Cormier

Daniel Ryan Cormier was born on 20th March 1979 in Lafayette, Louisiana, the United States of America to Joseph and Audrey Cormier. He has Afro-American descent and is an American as per his nationality.

Cormier grew up alongside his siblings Joseph, Ferral, and Felicia and went to Northside High. He then enrolled at Colby Community College before transferring to Oklahoma State University from where he graduated with a degree in sociology.

Did You Know? Daniel is a dedicated fan of the New Orleans Saints and professional wrestling.

Who Is Cormier's Wife?

The 41-year-old wrestler is married to his long-term lover Salina. He was engaged to Salina by 2011 and welcomed their son Daniel Jr. on 16th February 2011, who is training in amateur wrestling at AKA. 

Daniel with his wife Salina and childrenImage Source: Evolve MMA
Daniel with his wife Salina and children

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On 4th March 2012, the couple welcomed their second child and exchanged their wedding vows in June 2017.

Previously, he was reportedly married to a woman named Robin. He also shared a daughter (deceased) with his former girlfriend.  

Here Is A List Of Daniel’s Earnings From His Matches To Date:

WinStrikeforce Challengers: Cormier vs. Frazier$10,000
WinStrikeforce Challengers: Cormier vs. Devine$500
WinStrikeforce: Cormier vs. Ant. Silva$100,000
WinStrikeforce: Cormier vs. Barnett$100,000
WinStrikeforce: Cormier vs. Staring$120,000
WinUFC on Fox: Cormier vs. Mir$126,000
WinUFC 166: Cormier vs. Nelson$140,000
WinUFC 170: Cormier vs. Cummins$160,000
WinUFC 173: Cormier vs. D. Henderson$170,000
LoseUFC 182: Cormier vs. Jones$140,000
WinUFC 187: Cormier vs. Johnson$230,000
WinUFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson$280,000
WinUFC 200: Cormier vs. Ant. Silva$540,000
WinUFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson$640,000
LoseUFC 214: Cormier vs. Jones$1,040,000
WinUFC 220: Cormier vs. Oezdemir$590,000
WinUFC 226$590,000
WinUFC 230: Cormier vs. Lewis$540,000
LoseUFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic$540,000

In other words, his total career earnings are estimated at around $6,056,500.

Updated On Sun Mar 08 2020 Published On Sun Mar 08 2020 By Amy