Conor McGregor is an Irish professional boxer, mixed martial artist and former UFC champion. He is considered to be the highest paid pay per view draw in the history of MMA events. He is a 10th ranked fighter in the UFC Rankings for the Pound for Pound.
Conor McGregor Net Worth 2019
According to Forbes, Conor has a Net Worth of $99 Million. The source of his revenue is a salary, winning prizes and endorsements. He earns $85 Million as a salary from his professional fighting and boxing bouts. He made $14 Million from endorsements by endorsing for several brands.
Biography of Conor McGregor
|Full Name||Conor Anthony McGregor|
|Birthdate||14th July 1988|
|Birth Place||Crumlin, Ireland|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Education and Early Career
He did his primary schooling from Gaelscoil and secondary education from Gaelcholaiste in College of Hyde, Tallaght. He was interested in sports from his childhood and played as a footballer from Lourdes Celtic Football Club. He started his boxing career at the age of twelve only and played from Crumlin Boxing Club. Later then in 2006, he moved to Lucan with his family and starts his training in plumbing. Following the year, he started his training in the mixed martial arts.
In 2007, Conor made his fight debut in mixed martial arts against Kieran Campbell for the Irish Ring of Truth. After his performance in the debut fight, Conor was bought by the Cage of Truth to starts his professional career.
In March 2008, he made his debut in the professional fight against Gary Morris with TKO in the 2nd round. After won his fight as a lightweight, he then won his next MMA bout as a featherweight. After winning both titles at lightweight and featherweight, he approached by UFC president to sign with the UFC. In April 2013, Conor made his debut in UFC against Marcus Brimage and won the fight with a technical knockout.
In Dec 2015, He won the UFC Featherweight Championship in the event of UFC 194. In November 2016, he won his next fight and earned the UFC Lightweight Championship title in the event of UFC 205. Following during month, he moved out of the Featherweight Championship on 26th November. On 7th April 2018, he was moved out from the Lightweight Championship.
Since 2008, he won total 21 fights out of total 25 fights in the MMA boxing, a one-time winner in an amateur fight but failed in professional prizefighting. He is getting training for MMA under John Kavanagh who is the head coach at Irish gym named Straight Blast Gym.
- He was ranked at the 4th in the World’s Highest-Paid Athletes for 2018 by Forbes
- Featured at the 12th rank in the World’s Highest Paid Entertainers for 2018 by Forbes
- Ranked at the 4th in the 30 under 30 Europe Entertainment for 2017 by Forbes
- One of the Top 100 Most Influential People for the year 2017 by Time magazine
- The biggest PPV Draw
McGregor earns several nicknames during his boxing career and referred to as The Notorious and Mystic Mac.
As said earlier, McGregor signed with several endorsement brands including Burger King, Reebok, Beats Electronics, Bud Light and others. He also runs his own business named August McGregor, a fashion brand for menswear.
Championships and Awards
He received numerous Titles, Award, and Honours throughout his boxing career. We have highlighted the list of top titles and awards.
- CWFC Championship (Light-featherweight)
- UFC Championship (Light-featherweight)
- VIP Style Award (2015)
- Three World MMA Awards (2014, 2015)
- Wrestling Observer Newsletter Awards (2015, 2016, 2017)
- World MMA Awards (2014, 2015)
Early and Personal Life
He was born in Crumlin, Dublin. Conor’s father named Tony McGregor and mother, Margaret McGregor. He has two sisters named Aoife and Erin. He is in a relationship with Dee Devlin from 2008 and has a baby boy named Conor Jack McGregor who was born in May 2017.