Chael Sonnen Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Chael Sonnen net worth is
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Chael Sonnen Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017

Chael Patrick Sonnen is a Milwaukie, Oregon-born mixed martial artist who has already retired from the sport. Born on 3 April, 1997, Chael is currently a promoter of martial arts and wrestling and is also an entrepreneur. Previously, one of the major players and competitors in Ultimate Fighting Championship, he was active in this career from 1997 until 2014, when he bid goodbye to his seventeen years long professional career as a mixed martial artist.

A famous wrestler and mixed martial artist of his generation, how rich is Chael Sonnen at the present? As of 2015, sources estimate that Sonnen has accumulated a net worth of $9 million, most of his wealth having been amassed from his successful career as an athlete. He earned more than $150,000 for many of his wrestling games as well as mixed martial arts games as prize money, which has obviously been adding to his wealth.

Chael Sonnen Net Worth $9 Million

Born and raised in Oregon, Chael was educated at West Linn High School and went on to further his studies, initially at Brigham Young University before transferring to the University of Oregon – which enabled him to continue training – from where he graduated with a Bsc degree in sociology. Chael was inclined towards wrestling from a very young age. Starting when he was in high school, Sonnen began to train in boxing which led him to become more interested in wrestling and mixed martial arts. While at university, he managed to win a silver medal at the Greco-Roman World University Championships in 2000. Before long, Chael decided to build a career in mix ed martial arts and started playing professionally at the age of nineteen. His beginning became a sort of winning spree as he won his first six games which helped him garner a sufficient amount of a fanbase in such a narrow span of time.

His amazing start in mixed martial arts provided him with a chance to fight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He played in the Light-Heavyweight category which extended until his retirement from the sport. During his fighting career, he also became a part of World Extreme Cage fighting as well as Bodog Fight. Given his passion and skill for the game, he became one of the highly recognized fighters in UFC. His professional involvement in mixed martial arts for a span of seventeen years has obviously been one of the major sources for his current net worth.

During his career, he played in a total of 44 major games of mixed martial arts, winning twenty-nine. He lost fourteen of them and played a draw in one. For his impressive games and sportsmanship, Chael has earned many reputable awards and titles including “UFC” twice, two “World MMA Awards” and one “Wrestling Observer Newsletter Award” among many others. However, there was considerable speculation that Sonnen retired because of problems with drug-testing.

After retiring from missed martial arts, Chael has been endeavoring different ventures. A licensed realtor in his hometown in Arizona, Chael Sonnen also enjoys being an analyst and promoter of wrestling. He has also been investing in different ventures like restaurants and is reportedly also willing to invest in WWE.

Religiously inclined towards catholicism, Sonnen married Brittany Smith in 2013, and the couple shares a new-born son – June 2015.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 15, 1976
Birth place: Milwaukie
Height:6 ft (1.85 m)
Weight:185 lbs (84.1 kg)
Profession:Martial Artist, Entrepreneur, Promoter, Actor
Nationality:United States of America
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Wrestled at the University of Oregon.


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lyons PrideannouncedChael Sonnen
Here Comes the Boom2012Arguing Fighter
UFC Tonight2012TV Series Self
Meet Dave2008uncredited
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2006TV SeriesJames 'Jimbo' Duncan

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2015TV SeriesHimself - ESPN Mixed Martial Arts Analyst
WrestleMania2015TV MovieHimself
GFW Amped2015TV SeriesHimself
Static2014TV Mini-Series documentary shortHimself
UFC Ultimate Insider2012-2014TV SeriesHimself
Grudge Match2013Himself
Hooters 2013 International Swimsuit Pageant2013TV MovieHimself
Jim Rome on Showtime2013TV SeriesHimself
UFC Unrestricted2012TV SpecialHimself
World Series of Fighting 1: Arlovski vs. Cole2012TV MovieHimself - Audience Member
MMA Uncensored Live2012TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Buzz2012TV SeriesHimself
UFC on Fox2012TV SeriesHimself
Fighters Only Mixed Martial Arts Awards IV2011TV SpecialHimself - Host
Once I Was a Champion2011DocumentaryHimself
Like Water2011DocumentaryHimself
FightZone Presents2010TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
MMA Live2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Countdown to UFC 1172010TV SpecialHimself
UFC 98: Evans vs. Machida2009TV SpecialHimself
UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson2009TV SpecialHimself
World Extreme Cagefighting2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
BodogFight: USA vs. Russia2006TV MovieHimself
UFC 60: Hughes vs. Gracie2006TV SpecialHimself
UFC: Ultimate Fight Night 42006TV SpecialHimself
UFC 56: Full Force2005TV SpecialHimself
UFC 55: Fury2005TV SpecialHimself - Light Heavyweight Fighter

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