Israel Adesanya's Net Worth

What is Israel Adesanya’s Net Worth?

Israel Adesanya has a net worth of $4 million and is a professional mixed martial artist and kickboxer from New Zealand. Israel Adesanya has won a number of championships. He participates in the Ultimate Fighting Championship as an MMA fighter, and he is a previous challenger for the Glory Middleweight Championship as a kickboxer. Adesanya is regarded as one of the top strikers in the sport, having won the UFC Middleweight Championship in 2019.

Early Life

Israel Adesanya was born on July 22, 1989, in Lagos, Nigeria, to accountant Oluwafemi and nurse Taiwo. He is the oldest of five children. He attended Chrisland School in Opebi as a child, where he participated in Taekwondo. Adesanya and his family relocated to Ghana in 1999, where they remained for ten months. They then relocated to Rotorua, New Zealand. Adesanya attended Rotorua Boys’ High School there. He continued his education at Whanganui’s Universal College of Learning, where he majored in computer design. Adesanya began training in kickboxing about this time and eventually dropped out of college to pursue a career in the sport.

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Career

Israel Adesanya began his career in 2012 and made his stage debut the following year. Over the next five and a half years, he battled in Hong Kong, Australia, and China. Before being signed by the UFC, he had an 11-0 record with all of his victories coming via KO/TKO. In December of 2017, it was revealed that Adesanya has signed a contract with the UFC. He also made his UFC 221 debut on February 11, 2018, against Rob Wilkinson. He also earned the Performance of the Night bonus after winning the bout by TKO in the second round.

Similarly, his second bout was against Marvin Vettori at UFC on April 14, 2018, which he won by split decision. On the 6th of July 2018, he received another Performance of the Night award during the Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale, when he faced Brad Tavares. As a result, he was declared the winner by unanimous decision. His most recent match was against Gastelum on April 13, 2019.

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Is Israel Adesanya currently dating anyone?

He has kept their relationship a secret because he is a professional fighter with such a terrific physique. When it comes to his private life, he prefers to keep things quiet. As a result, no information on his being in a relationship or being married is available. As of today, he is unmarried, and no information about his previous relationships is available. He can be more concerned with his profession than with his romantic life.

Israel Adesanya's Net Worth

Adesanya, in addition to his professional fighting career, enjoys dancing and has competed in numerous dance contests in New Zealand before beginning kickboxing. He also enjoys anime, as evidenced by his nickname “Last Stylebender,” which is a reference to the anime-inspired cartoon series “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” After his fighting career is ended, Adesanya has stated that he wants to start an anime production firm.

Adesanya is the first MMA fighter to sign a sponsorship contract with Puma in 2020. In early 2021, he also acted as an ambassador for Stake.com.

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