|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
|Residence:||Los Angeles, California|
|Date of birth:||April 14, 1975|
|Occupation:||Martial artist, middleweight and light heavyweight champion|
Anderson Silva “The Spider” is one of the greatest martial artist and middleweight champion of all time. From the time this Brazilian martial artist signed with UFC in 2006, he is considered as one of the most determined champions who performed for such an extended period.
In UFC history The Spider had the longest title reign at 2457 days. From 2006 to 2013, Silva holds the record for 10 consecutive defenses and 16 consecutive wins. Dana White (president of UFC) declared Silva the greatest mixed martial artist of all time.
As of 2019, Anderson Silva’s net worth is roughly $20 million.
Anderson Silva was born on April 14, 1975, In Sao Paulo, Brazil. He belonged to a deprived and mediocre background; therefore he lived with his uncle who is a police officer and aunt in Curitiba. His early training began by watching the kids fighting in his neighborhood and later on he also started practicing with them.
He also worked at McDonald’s to earn a living. He idealized Muhammad Ali, Bruce Lee, and Spiderman and wanted to be like them.
He attended Chute Boc academy but due to some arguments over payments left there. After that, he met Rodrigo Nogueira who helped him in building his career.
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Silva married to Dayane and has 5 children, three sons, and two daughters. He loved reading comic books and admires comic heroes.
He also admires his dearest friend, Lightweight champion and UFC welterweight champion “B.J Penn” because of his tremendous effort in the history of the sport.
Anderson Silva made his professional debut with a pair of wins in 1997. In 2001 Silva bet Sakurai who was a Shooto Champion and was undefeated in his first 20 fights.
In 2002 Silva started pride fighting championships in which he won three consecutive fights. After that, at pride 26 he faced Daiju Takase and lost that match. He got demotivated after that defeat and thought to quit MMA, but was convinced to move on.
Despite his immense success, Silva remained in the list of the popular fighters of UFO. Silva’s storied battles with Chael Sonnen were also the reason for his sudden stardom.
As of 2019, Anderson Silva’s net worth is about $20 million.
He won many titles in the various championships:
- Cage Rage Championships
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Inside MMA
- MMA Live
He also won Spike Guys Choice Awards, Sports Illustrated, and World MMA Awards.
Silva’s total UFC earning is $6822000, according to which he sits on the third number among the highest earners in UFC tournaments.
A huge part of his income comes from endorsements with the exceptional brands of the industry like Nike, Brazilian football club Corinthians and Burger King. His early income from these brands is approx $ 1.2 million.
As of 2019, the net worth of Anderson Silva is estimated to be around $20 Million.