Gilbert Burns is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight division. Gilbert is a former three-time world champion as a Grappler. The 36-year-old’s estimated net worth is $2 million.

Here we bring Gilbert Burns’ net worth, salary, earnings, career, MMA record, wife, and more.

Gilbert Burns’ Biography and Career

Gilbert Alexander Pontes Burns was born on 20 July 1986 in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Burns trained in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from an early age. Now, he is a UFC welterweight fighter. His younger brother Herbert Burns is also a UFC fighter.

Gilbert Burns is a great submission grappler. He is a three-time world champion grappler and World Cup Gold medalist.

MMA Career

The Brazilian fighter made his professional MMA debut in January 2012. Gilbert Burns currently competes in the UFC welterweight division. As of writing, “Durinho” boasts a 21-5 MMA record, with 6 wins via KO/TKO. He is currently #5 in UFC welterweight rankings.

Burns went 7-0 before making his UFC debut in 2014. 2018-2020, the Brazilian went for an impressive 6-fight winning streak.

At UFC 258, in February 2021, Gilbert Burns faced off Kamaru Usman for the UFC welterweight belt, losing by TKO (punches). At UFC 283 in January 2023, Burns beat Neil Magny via submission.

The 36-year-old is a four-time UFC Performance of the Night vs. Christos Giagos, Alex Oliveira, Demian Maia, and Tyron Woodley.

Gilbert Burns is scheduled to face Jorge Masvidal at UFC 287, on April 8, 2023, in a welterweight Co-Main event.

Gilbert Burns’ Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

In 2023, UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns’ estimated net worth is $2 million. His primary sources of earnings are his fight purse and incentives.

Burns’ estimated base salary is close to $150,000 for a fight, depending on his UFC contract, the event, and the opponent.

Durinho earned a whopping $405k total payouts ($285k guaranteed purse, $100k win bonus, and $20k sponsorship money) for his win against Neil Magny at UFC 283.

At UFC 273, Burns made $216k for his defeat to Khamzat Chimaev ($150k base salary, $16k incentive pay, and $50k UFC Fight of the Night bonus).

Moreover, Gilbert “Durinho” Burns earns a considerable chunk from endorsements and brand promotions.

Quick Facts

Full Name Gilbert Alexander Pontes Burns
Nickname Durinho
Date of Birth 20 July 1986
Birth Place Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Age 36
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 170 lb (77kg)
Reach 71″
Division Welterweight
Promotion UFC
MMA Record 21-5
Net Worth $2 million
Base Salary $150,000 (approx.)
Relationship Status Married
Spouse Bruna Burns (m. 2012)
Wife’s Insta @brunaburns
Instagram @gilbert_burns


Gilbert Burns’ gorgeous wife is Bruna. Burns married his long-term girlfriend in August 2012. The couple has three children.

Gilbert Burns wife Bruna

Bruna is a Jiu-Jitsu fan. She has over 13.8k followers on her Insta page. She often posts stunning photos and her family photos.


Born on 20 July 1986, he is 36 years old.

Height and Weight

He is 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) tall and 170 lb. He competes in the UFC welterweight division.

MMA Record

[As of March 21, 2023]

Total Fights 26
Wins 21
Lost 5
Win by KO/TKO 6


What is Gilbert Burns’ Net Worth in 2023?

In 2023, his estimated net worth is $2 million.

Who is his wife?


Where is he from?

He is from Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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