Chael Sonnen Net Worth

Chael Sonnen Net Worth

How much is Chael Sonnen worth?

Net Worth:$10 Million
Residence:Oregon, United States
Date of Birth: April 3, 1997
Occupation:Mixed Martial Artist
Last Updated:2024


Chael Patrick Sonnen, popularly known as Chael Sonnen is an American mixed martial artist who is serving ESPN as an MMA analyst. When he started the journey of his career in 1997 as an MMA, he competed for UFC.

In UFC Championships, he ranked at the top of the list as a challenger in heavyweight and middleweight divisions. He also challenged UFC Middleweight And Light Heavyweight Championships and also fought in WEC Pancrase and Bellator MMA.

As of 2022, Chael Sonnen net worth is approximately $10 million.

Early life

Chael was born on April 3, 1977in Milwaukie Oregon. He was fond of fighting and wresting since his childhood and started wrestling at a very early age. He got runner up award in West Linn High School. Sonnen has big dreams and he wanted to compete in UFC Championship after completing his High School. Therefore in 1996, he started his training in boxing.

He was exceptionally focused on pursuing his career as a professional wrestler and to achieve his goal he also went to WCW Power Plant to try out his luck at World Championship Wrestling.

After Chael’s graduation, he went to Brigham Young University and then later transferred to the University Of Oregon In Eugene. In 2001, he graduated with the Degree Bachelor Of Science in subject sociology from the University of Oregon.

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Personal life

Chael Sonnen married to Brittany in 2013.  The proud parents welcomed their first child Thero in 2015. In 2016 they had a daughter but unfortunately died due to some complications. Sonnen wanted to purchase WWE but suggested by a representative to purchase stock instead.


Sonnen was interested in trying his luck to become a professional champion of the wrestling world. He began his career as a mixed martial artist by defeating Ben Hailey at the age of 19 only and then defeated Jason Mayhem Miller who is an ICON Sports Middleweight Champion.

He lost his first fight at UFC in the Light Heavyweight Championship, and then he started Bodog fighting and revenged his first loss by defeating multiple opponents.

In 2007 He moved towards world extreme cage fighting, achieved great victories and then again returned to the UFC Championships.

His most extraordinary fight was against Anderson Silva. However, he lost the fight due to tap out. Silva and Sonnen part two was also planned. Sonnen has also beaten this time by Silva via TKO.

Later he got suspended due to high levels of testosterone ratio in his body.

As of 2022, Chael Sonnen net worth is estimated to be around $10 million.


At Oregon Sonnen received all American honors and awards

  • He became two-time Dave Schultz memorial international Greco-roman winner.
  • Chael won NCAA divisions.
  • He won a silver medal at 2000 Greco Roman World University Championships and also achieved the title of runner up for two-time Pac-10.
  • Sonnen won Danger Zone Light Heavyweight Tournament
  • In 2010 he won Fighter Of The Year Award for the fight against Anderson Silva.
  • In 2013 he won Personality Of The Year Award.
  • In 2016 he won George Tragos award


Chael Sonnon is a world-famous fighter, and this is his main source of income. He is also an entrepreneur in the estate market. He is currently earning by sharing experienced opinions on ESPN.

As of 2022, Chael Sonnen net worth is around $10 million.

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Written by Abdul Qayyum Rajpoot

Abdul Qayyum Rajpoot is a productivity enthusiast who in on mission to help entrepreneurs and solopreneurs in achieving their business goals through focus, grit, and motivation. When he is not advocating smarter work, he is traveling the world or journaling his achievements in the self-growth arena on his blog.

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