Justin Gaethje Net Worth 2022: Income, Endorsements, Cars, Wages, Property, Affairs, Family

Khabib eventually beat Justin Gaethje in the octagon but fans believed that the fight was unfair for the U.S.-based MMA specialist.

What is the net worth of Justin Gaethje?

Net Worth$4.5 million
Age33 years
BornNovember 14, 1988
Country of OriginThe United States of America
Source of WealthProfessional MMA fighter, Amateur wrestler
Last Updated2022

Justin Gaethje is an active professional mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Born on November 14, 1988, the American started training in wrestling at a young age.

Gaethje’s first professional Mixed Martial art bout was against Kevin Croom which he won in February 2011. In the UFC he has managed to win the interim UFC Lightweight Champion. The 33-year old has also participated in amateur wrestling during his college days.

In this article, we will have a look at Justin Gaethje’s Salary, Net Worth, Personal Information, Career details, Controversies, FAQs, etc

Justin Gaethje’s Net Worth

Justin Gaethje’s net worth is reported to be around $4.5 million. He has earned his net worth through endorsements and fighting in the UFC, boxing, and wrestling. 

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The UFC star has reportedly earned more than $3.5m in earnings from his mixed martial arts fights throughout his career.

Justin Gaethje’s highest career earnings came in UFC 254 against Khabib Nurmagomedov. He earned around $500,000 for that fight.


The Martial Artist Endorses the following companies:

  • Bulge Clothing
  • Saratoga Casinos
  • Gladiators Unleashed
  • Gains in Bulk
  • ONX Sports
  • Violent 1


The UFC fighter has the following cars in his Garage:

  • Nissan Titan XD
  • Subaru WRX STI
  • Premium Plus

Justin Gaethje’s Personal Information

 The following is UFC Star, Justin Gaethje’s info:

NameJustin Ray Gaethje
Date of BirthNovember 14, 1988
Age33 years
Place of BirthSafford, Arizona, U.S
Parents NameCarolina and John Gaethje
Reach70″ (178 cm)
NicknameThe Highlight
CollegeUniversity of Northern Colorado
Professional debut in2011
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Height5’11” (1.80 m)
Weight70 kg (155 lbs)
WifeNot known
ChildrenNot known
Competed inLightweight division
Hair ColourBrown
Eye ColourBlue
Known forProfession Mixed Martial Artist

Justin Gaethje’s MMA Career

Debut: Justin made his MMA debut at ROF 41: Bragging Rights. The U.S.-based fighter took on Kevin Croom by KO on August 20, 2011.

World Series of Fighting: By the time Justin joined WSOF, he had a 7-0 record in MMA. He made his debut against Gesias Cavalcante in March 2013. Justin won the bout by KO in the first round itself.

On January 18, 2014, Justin Gaethje won the WSOF Lightweight Championship against Richard Patishnock. He would go on to defend it until his time in the company.

On December 31, 2016, Justin defended his title against Luiz Firmino to extend his streak to 17-0. This was his last bout in the WSOF. He vacated his title and joined the UFC after that.

Ultimate Fighting Championship: Justin made his UFC debut on 2nd December 2017 against Eddie Alvarez. The bout was the fight of the night but Justin lost out in the third round. This was also his first loss in his MMA career. After the loss, his MMA record read 18-1.

On May 9, 2020, Justin Gaethje won the interim UFC Lightweight Championship. He beat Tony Ferguson in the 5th round to win the title.

His next bout was against Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2020. Justin lost the match by submission in round 2.

Justin’s latest UFC fight was against Michael Chandler on UFC 268. The former UFC interim lightweight champion beat his opponent by Judge’s decision after 3 rounds. Justin Gaethje’s MMA record reads 23-3 after the win.

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Justin Gaethje’s Career Records (as of January 22′)

Mixed Martial Arts Record

  • Matches = 26
  • Wins = 23

Of which 19 are by knockout, 1 is by submission, and 3 are by Judges decision

  • Losses = 3

Of which 2 are by knockout, 1 is by submission

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Justin Gaethje’s Accomplishments (as of January 22′)

The UFC fighter has won the following accolades in his career:

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

  • Interim UFC Lightweight Champion
  • Fight of the Night (Six times)
  • Performance of the Night (Four times)
  • The first fighter to earn a post-fight bonus in each of their first seven UFC fights

World Series of Fighting (WSOF)

  • WSOF Lightweight Champion
  • Record for Most consecutive title defenses (Five times)
  • Record for Most wins in title bouts (Six times)
  • Record for a Longest lightweight winning streak (Ten times)
  • Record for Most knockout wins (Nine times)

He has also won accolades in amateur wrestling during and after his college days.

Justin Gaethje’s Affairs

The UFC star is very secretive about his personal life. There are no details about whether he is married or not.

It is not even known if he has a girlfriend or is single. As he has not been rumored to be dating anyone.

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Justin Gaethje’s controversies

Weight-in Controversy: This had nothing to do with Justin, but rather his opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov. Khabib was visibly relieved after making weight for the fight. He even had to strip to make a weight of 155 pounds. This sparked controversy from the media that Khabib was overweight and had gone for intensive weight loss in the past hour.

Khabib eventually beat Justin Gaethje in the octagon but fans believed that the fight was unfair for the U.S.-based MMA specialist.

Apart from this, Justin has been very professional and has stayed away from any major controversy in his career. 

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Justin Gaethje’s Social Media

The MMA star is active on social media as well

His Twitter handle is: @Justin_Gaethje (503k+ followers)

His Instagram handle is: @justin_gaethje (1.6 M+ followers)

Justin Gaethje generally posts about his friends, training, and his UFC matches on social media.

Justin Gaethje FAQs

Q- What is the name of Justin Gaethje’s kid?

It is not known if the UFC star has children.

Q- Does Justin Gaethje still compete in the UFC?

Yes, he last fought Michael Chandler in November 2021.

Q- Against whom did Justin Gaethje make his UFC debut?

He made his UFC debut against Eddie Alvarez on December 2, 2017. He

Q-Where does Justin Gaethje currently live?

The fighter lives in Arizona, U.S.

Q- What is Justin Gaethje’s MMA record?

As of January 2022, his record is 23-3.

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