Jared Cannonier

Jared Cannonier is an American professional mixed martial artist. He is currently ranked 2nd in the UFC under the middleweight division ranking. This article contains details on his net worth, age, height, and recent news.

Cannonier made his amateur mixed martial arts debut in 2011. He won his two debut games via KO. In the middle of the same year, he shifted to professional mixed martial arts. Over the next decade, he played 20 matches. In contrast to 5 losses, he earned 15 wins. Among them, 10 match victories came via KO win.

The American martial artist signed with UFC in October of 2014. He faced Shawn Jordan in a 2015 debut match and lost against him via first-round KO. He was out of ring for about 18 months after suffering an injury in August of that year. In 2016, Cannonier faced Cyril Asker in his comeback bout. Cannonier earned his first win with a KO. This earned him his career’s first Performance of the Night bonus award.

In 2022, Cannonier again made a six-fight contract with UFC. For the first bout, he faced Derek Brunson on January 22. After a schedule change, he won the fight via a round 2 KO on February 12. This again earned him a Performance of the Night bonus award. Currently, Jared Cannonier is instructed to face Israel Adesanya for the UFC Middleweight Championship on July 2, 2022.

Jared Cannonier Personal Information:

Full Name Jared Cannonier
Nickname The Killa Gorilla
Stance Orthodox
Born March 16, 1984
Debut 2011
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)
Age 38
Birthplace Dallas, Texas, USA
Residence Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Religion N/A
Nationality American
Net Worth $1 million
Marital Status Married
Father name N/A
Mother name N/A
Salary $221,000
Twitter Handle @killagorillamma
Instagram Handle @killagorillamma


Jared Cannonier was born on 16 March 1986 in Dallas, Texas, USA. This year he turned 38 years old.


The American mixed martial artist is 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) tall and weighs 185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st). He is competing in UFC under the Middleweight division. His debut was in Heavyweight. Later he shifted to light-heavyweight and now to middleweight. The athlete is often praised for his versatile body and weight control.


Jared Cannonier’s in-ring nickname is “The Killa Gorilla”. He has been using it as his nickname since his amateur days. The nickname is very popular among his fans and peers.

Jared Cannonier’s Net Worth and Salary:

In 2023, Jared Cannonier has a net worth of $1.3 million. From a decade-long career, he earned around $1.36 million. His base salary average is around $80,000. He also earned massive bonuses from winning Performance of the Night three times. The athlete is affiliated with Thrival Muscle Recovery. The company is an international manual therapy tool seller. Cannonier also has a merch brand of his nickname.


Cannonier is married to Catherine Cannonier. Catherine’s birth name is Catherine Ann Kelleher. Her parents are Patty and Jerry Kelleher. The pair met when Jared was stationed in Alabama while serving in the Army. They have three kids.

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