Stipe Miocic – Truth About His Wife, Net Worth & Body Measurements

When it comes to combative sports, boxing and wrestling have always held sway as the top form of the sport but in recent years, there has been significant growth in mixed martial arts through organizations like the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) which has produced names like Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor. Another top name on the UFC roster is Stipe Miocic, a ranking heavyweight fighter, and a part-time fireman.

Stipe Miocic, although an American, is of Croatian descent and has been fighting since 2005, eventually becoming a professional MMA fighter in 2010.

Over the course of his career, Stipe Miocic has won the UFC heavyweight championship and has earned a reputation as the best heavyweight MMA fighter in UFC history.

Stipe Miocic’s Biography

Stipe Miocic was born on the 19th of August, 1982 in Euclid, Ohio to parents Kathy and Bojan Miocic. His parents are Croatian immigrants and while he was still a child, his parents got separated.

He was raised by his mother, with the help of his grandparents. Under their guardianship, he attended Eastlake North High School where he competed in various sports such as football, baseball, and wrestling.

He excelled at every single sport he competed at in high school and earned a sports scholarship to Cleveland State University. He also spent some time at Trevecca Nazarene University, where he graduated from, with a degree in Marking and Communications.

While he was at Trevecca, his continued excellence in sports, particularly in baseball attracted interest from teams in the MLB but he decided to pursue a career as a mixed martial arts fighter instead, having begun life in the sport in 2005 as a training partner for Dan Bobish.

Although Stipe Miocic spent the early days of his MMA life switching between boxing and mixed martial arts, he showcased a raw and natural talent for the sport to become a professional MMA fighter after just eight months of training.

His first fight as an MMA fighter was won via knockout and he won his next five fights the same way, quickly developing a reputation in the circuit as a skilled fighter, including winning the Heavyweight Championship of the NAAFS, the MMA promotion he initially fought for.

Having announced his name as a fighter, he was signed up by the UFC in June 2011 and he made his UFC debut in October 2011. Although it wasn’t a knockout, he won his first fight against Joey Beltran.

READ   The 20 Richest Footballers In The World And Their Net Worth In 2021

Since he won his first fight, Stipe Miocic has fought 20 more times in the UFC and has won 18 of them, winning 14 matches via knockout.

During the course of what has been a marvelous streak, Stipe Miocic climbed to become the UFC Heavyweight Champion and has managed to defend his title three times, before losing it to Daniel Cormier in a rare loss in July 2018.

Apart from his UFC career, Stipe Miocic is also a firefighter in Oakwood and Valley View, Ohio. He considers it a possible career path after his retirement from MMA.

Stipe Miocic’s Net Worth

Stipe Miocic
Stipe Miocic during a fight in the UFC octagon

The UFC may not command the same level of revenue as other similar sports like boxing and wrestling, but it does earn enough for its star fighters to build a more than modest net worth.

Stipe Miocic, whose UFC career has been laden with multiple high-profile victories, including winning the heavyweight championship and defending it three times, has accrued an estimated net worth of $15 million as an MMA fighter.

Although it does it compare in salary, Stipe Miocic also earns a considerable sum as a firefighter.


As mentioned earlier, Stipe Miocic doubles as a firefighter when he is not in the octagon and it was during one of his firefighting days that he met the woman who later became his wife, Ryan Marie Carney.

The two of them began dating and eventually walked the aisle on the 18th of June, 2016. Their wedding was held in Divine Word Catholic Church in Kirtland, Ohio.

Since they got married, the couple has remained without any controversy or scandal and have birthed a child, a daughter, Meelah Grace who was born on the 24th of July, 2018.

See Also: Nate Diaz – Bio, Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Wife

Height and Weight

When you are widely considered the best heavyweight fighter in UFC history, it is not just down to your supreme fighting skills, it is also a result of a superior physical profile that has been honed through discipline and hard work.

Stipe Miocic has a known height of 6 feet 4 inches and has a weight of 110 kg. Other physical profile details include a reach of 80 inches.

Adeola Seun
Adeola Seun
Seun is a CCNA certified graduate of FUTA. He has been writing on various subjects that include finance, economics, celebrity net worth, lifestyle, biographies and politics for over 7 years, Other than writing, he enjoys movies, video games, and sports


Inside Jared Goff’s Exceptional Career and Relationship With Model Girlfriend Christen Harper

American football prodigy Jared Goff is currently among the fast-rising stars in the National Football League. He has been a prominent member of the...

Tori Brixx Personal Details And Whereabout Since Fighting With Rich The Kid

A stunning American model and Instagram star, Tori Hughes, popularly known by her professional name, Tori Brixx, is one of those celebrities who earned...

The Dynamics Of Tony Hawk Pro Skateboarding Fame and Net Worth Vs His Unsuccessful Marriages

Tony Hawk, also known as "The Birdman", is an American professional skateboarder, businessman, and actor. Regarded as one of the most influential pioneers of...

A Deeper Look At Drew Brees’ Net Worth, His Wife Brittany and Their Children

Once upon a time, Drew Brees was just a little lad who loved football and hoped to go pro. Many however discouraged him, pointing...

Untold Truth Of Cher And How She Accumulated Her Net Worth

Cher is an American singer and actress dubbed by fans as the Goddess of Pop. She is a legend by many standards and arguably one...

Understanding Olsen Twins Sisters Net Worth and Family Life

Fraternal twin sisters Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen make up the famous Olsen Twins. The duo began their acting careers at 9 months old...

Stacking Up Ezekiel Elliott’s NFL Successes Against His Girlfriend Troubles

Some people believe that stars are made while others believe they are born. In the case of Ezekiel Elliott, it is only fair to...

A Look At Khalil Mack’s NFL Career, Girlfriend History and Body Measurements

Khalil Mack has become one of the most dominant players in the National Football League and the reason for this is not far-fetched; his...

Biography of Lance Armstrong – Net Worth, Wife and Children

Lance Armstrong is an American retired/banned professional road racing cyclist, philanthropist, author, and public speaker. At the peak of his sporting career, Armstrong had...

18 Richest Black Billionaires and Their Net Worth

In recent times, many black people have been making the list of richest billionaires in the world as they have gathered a net worth...

What is Wale’s Net Worth and Who is The Current Girlfriend or Is He Married?

Wale is an American rapper of Nigerian descent. He first rose to prominence in his hometown of Washington DC in 2006 with the song...

The Untold Truth Of Bo Jackson – His Net Worth, Injury Stats and Family Details

Bo Jackson is a retired American professional baseball and football player. Regarded by many as the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time) in his chosen sport,...

Featured Today

What Is Wrong With Barron Trump, Is He Really Autistic? Where Is He Now?

Autism is prevalent and can affect people of all ethnic, racial and socioeconomic groups. The disorder, which limits a person's ability to relate and...

Fredricka Whitfield – Husband (John Glenn), CNN & Other Family Facts

CNN may no longer be the leading news network in the United States in terms of ratings but it still boasts of some of...

Pokémon Card Value and Price Guide: How Much Money Are Your Cards Worth Now?

In recent years, interest in the Pokémon Trading Card Game (PTCG) has grown immensely as multiple cards have been sold for jaw-dropping prices at...

Is Jamie Clayton Transgender? What Was She Like As A Boy?

Fame they say doesn’t come by age; Jamie Clayton is a clear proof to that fact. The American actress garnered fame in her thirties...

Related Stories