Justin Gaethje: Net Worth, Relation, Age, Full Bio & More

Justin Gaethje

MMA fighter Justin Gaethje later joins UFC and holds a record. Know his insight, Career Details, Age, Height, Net Worth and More about his life.

Who is Justin Gaethje?

He is a well known Mixed Martial Arts Artist. Justin Ray Gaethje is a renowned name by his stage alias Justin Gaethje. 

He was born on 14 November 1988; this 32-year-old man started his journey from becoming a wrestler and then a  famous MMA fighter. 

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Quick Bio

Birth Name Justin Ray Gaethje
Born 14 November 1988 (age 32 years)
Gender Male
Profession Professional Mixed Martial Arts Artist 
Birth Sign Leo
Country Safford, Arizona, United States
Nationality N/A
Religion N/A
Height 5′feet 11″ inch (180 cm)
Weight 70 kg 
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Single
Division  Lightweight
School Safford High School
College University of Northern Colorado
Net Worth $2 Million
Profile Instagram, Facebook, Twitter


What is the reason behind the Success Story of Justin Gaethje?

  • Since his childhood, Justin was very dedicated to wrestling, and while he attended Safford High School there, he started to take training. In high school, Gaethje won Arizona State Champion two times, and he became the finalist four times. After high school, he continued wrestling at the University of Northern Colorado, where Justin was ranked 7 in the 2010 NCAA Division. He grabbed the first position for Northern Colorado Athlete in 2006 and was the only one to get that award.
  • During his university days, he started focussing on a career in MMA. Justin has recorded in an amateur MMA fight for 7-0. On 20 August 2011, Justin Gaethje made his professional debut where he fights against Kevin Croom. During his Debut match, he won the fight via knockout.
  • On the 22nd of January,2013, Justin Gaethje signed the World Series of Fighting contract as he was noticed after his debut match. Justin Gaethje was fighting against Gesias Cavalcante in his WSOF debut, where he won the game by Technical Knockout(TKO).
  • Some professional MMA fighters like “ Richard Patlishnock” Dan Lauzon”, “Luis Palomino”, “Nick Newell”, and many more have fought against Justin Gaethje.
  • On 4th May 2017, Justin made his official entry on UFC, and on 12th May, it was scheduled that he was playing against Michael Johnson and won his first UFC debut match on 7th July 2017. By watching his fight, he was titled “Fight of the Night”.Currently, Justin is still part of UFC.
  • On November 6, 2021, Gaethje will meet former Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler at UFC 268.

Personal Information

What is the physical appearance of Justin Gaethje?

  • Justin Gaethje has a significant 5 feet 11 inches of height, contract, and he has around 70 kg body weight. The professional MMA fighter looks handsome and ravishing with his black eyes and brown hair.
  • Coming from a middle-class family as his father works as a copper miner and his mother was a postmaster, his parents always supported him in his career. He is famous for his nickname “The Highlight”.

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What is the relationship status of Justin Gaethje?

  • Justin is not dating anyone, and there is no information regarding his relationship status as he always says in his interviews that he is fully focused on his career.

Net worth

What is the Net Worth of Justin Gaethje?

  • He made his earnings from WSOF and UFC. His estimated net worth of the year (2021) was near-about $2 Million.


  • His birthday is on the 14th of November.
  • Justin Gaethje is 32 years old.
  • Justin Gaethje is very active on social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram and  Facebook.
  • He has graduated from the University of Northern Colorado and holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Services.
  • In UFC history, Gaethje is the only fighter who holds a record of 100 or more significant strikes in each of his first three UFC fights.

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