Ronaldo Souza Net Worth: Know his earnings, career, fights, family, early life

Ronaldo Souza Net Worth: Know his earnings, career, fights, family, early life

Facts of Ronaldo Souza Net Worth: Know his earnings, career, fights, family, early life

Net worth$2 million
Date of Birth:1979 December 7
First NameRonaldo Souza
Last Namedos Santos
NationalityBrazilian
AkaJacare
Age:40 years old
Birth Nation: Brazil
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch

A Brazilian mixed martial artist, Ronaldo Souza nicknamed Jacare has the net worth which is estimated to be around $2 million. He is ranked no. 5 in the official UFC middleweight rankings.

Ronaldo Souza

What are the earnings of Ronaldo Souza? How did he build the net worth of $2 million?

A current competitor in UFC middleweight championship and former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion has been able to collect the net worth of $2 million. He formerly competed in DREAM, and Jungle Fight also.

Souza at UFC

He is one of the highest paid mixed martial artists who earn around $75,000 per fight. Down here we'll be looking the earnings of Ronaldo Souza from different fights.

Strikeforce: Evolution(Dec 19, 2009)= $65,000

Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery(May 15, 2010)= $70,000

Strikeforce: Houston(Aug 21, 2010)= $80,000

Strikeforce: Diaz vs Cyborg(Jan 29, 2011)= $85,000

Strikeforce: Barnett vs Kharitonov(Sep 10, 2011)= $70,000

Strikeforce: Tate vs Rousey(Mar 3, 2012)= $92,000

Strikeforce: Rousey vs Kaufman(Aug 18, 2012)= $94,000

Strikeforce: Marquardt vs Saffiedine(Jan 12, 2013)= $100,500

UFC on FX: Belfort vs Rockhold(May 18, 2013)= $145,000

UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs Bader(Sep 4, 2013)= $115,000

UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Mousasi(Feb 15, 2014)= $135,000

UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs Mousasi(Sep 5, 2014)= $205,000

UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Rockhold(Apr 18, 2015)= $175,000

UFC 194(Dec 12, 2015)= $140,000

UFC 198(May 14, 2016)= $255,000

UFC 208(Feb 11, 2017)= $275,000

UFC on Fox: Johnson vs Reis(Apr 15, 2017)= $165,000

UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs Brunson 2(Jan 27, 2018)= $295,000

Let's know about Ronaldo Souza's Career Highlights

After making a quite impressive start in martial arts, Ronaldo Souza debuted at Strikeforce in December 19, 2009. He won the fight against Matt Lindlant at Strikeforce: Evolution.

Then, Souza won three consecutive matches and lost his first fight at Strikeforce against Luke Rockhold on September 10, 2011. Ronaldo Souza debuted on UFC with three consecutive wins at Strikeforce.

Ronaldo Souza vs Luke Rockhold

On May 18, 2013, Souza won the fight against Chris Camozzi at UFC on FX: Belfort vs Rockhold. Then, Souza won four consecutive fights at UFC and lost his first fight at UFC to Yoel Romero on December 12, 2015.

After then, Ronaldo Souza hasn't been consistent about his wins or losses. Recently, he lost to Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 224 on May 12, 2018. However, Ronaldo Souza has 25 wins in his total of 32 mixed martial arts fights.

When and where was Ronaldo Souza born? How did he start his martial arts career? Let's know here

Ronaldo Souza dos Santos was born on December 7, 1979, in Vila Velha, Espirito Santo, Brazil. Ronaldo started training in judo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu when he was 17. 

On a very early career, Ronaldo won gold medals in Openweight class in the years, 2003, 2004, and 2005. Also, he has won world jiu-jitsu champion eight times.

World Jiu-Jitsu Champion

Ronaldo Souza made his martial arts debut in 2003 fighting against Jorge Patino at Jungle Fight 1 and he lost his debut match. Then, he fought against Victor Babkir in 2004 at Jungle Gight 2 and made the first win of his career.

Starting with a lost debut match, Ronaldo Souza came to win ten consecutive fights in various competitions including Amazon Challenge, DREAM, Jungle Fight, and others.

Is Ronaldo Souza married?

Yes, the Brazilian MMA fighter is a married man.

Ronaldo Souza and his family

He is married to Larissa Carvalho and they have two sons together.

Can Ronaldo Souza manage his time in using social media? Let's check out

Yeah, he is fond of using social media as he has posted 1,196 times on Instagram and he has around 554K followers on Instagram.

The Brazilian hero, Souza

Likewise, on Twitter, this Brazilian hero has got 118K followers and here, he has tweeted around 8,452 times so far.


Brazilian mixed martial artist$2 million December 7, 1979