‘The King of Rio’ Jose Aldo is one of the biggest names in the UFC promotion. He is a former WEC Featherweight champion and the first UFC Featherweight champion. Aldo was undefeated for almost a decade and he is one of the pioneers of the sport. In this article, we’ll be looking at Jose Aldo Net Worth, Fighting Career, Endorsement, Wife, parents, and more.
Jose Aldo was born on 9th September 1986 in Manaus, Brazil. His full name is Jose Aldo Da Silva Oliveira Junior and the future UFC Hall of Famer is known by the nickname “King of Rio”. The fighter stands tall at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches and he earlier fought in the Lightweight and Featherweight division. Now Aldo competes in the Bantamweight division.
Jose Aldo has single-handedly ruled the UFC Featherweight division and several fights of the night bonus and performance of the night bonuses added more worth to Jose Aldo Net Worth.
Jose Aldo Net Worth 2021
Jose Aldo is one of the richest MMA fighters around the world who holds a net worth of around $9 Million and it looks like he is going to take this to double digits as Aldo is still actively competing inside UFC.
Aldo was the first UFC Featherweight champion and he defended his title seven times before finally losing it to Conor McGregor at UFC 194. Jose Aldo earned the biggest paycheck of his UFC career in the fight against McGregor which was $440,000.
‘The King of Rio’ has won the performance of the night bonus two times and the fight of the night bonus four times. All these things all up to Jose Aldo Net Worth being settled up as one of the richest MMA fighters.
Jose Aldo MMA Career
Aldo started training Capoeira at an early age to save him from the street fights. He used to train on the streets and Aldo catches the attention of a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu trainer who pushed him to pursue a career in mixed martial arts.
He started his MMA career in 2004 by fighting against Mario Bigola on Eco Fight 1. Aldo joined WEC in June 2008 and made his debut against Alexandre Franca Nogueira, he quickly won the WEC Featherweight Championship by defeating Mike Brown at WEC 44.
Jose Aldo was promoted to the UFC Featherweight champion after the promotion took control of WEC and he stayed undefeated until UFC 194 where he faced the former UFC two-division champion, Conor McGregor, which added maximum amount to Jose Aldo Net Worth.
Aldo defeated Frankie Edgar in his next fight after facing a loss against McGregor and won the interim Featherweight title. He was later promoted as the undisputed champion but Jose Aldo lost the title again in his very next fight against Max Holloway on UFC 212.
‘The King of Rio’ also faced Petr Yan for the vacant UFC Bantamweight title on UFC 251 but he lost the fight by a fifth-round TKO. Aldo is now competing in the Bantamweight division and he is looking for his last title run in the same division.
Jose Aldo Personal Life
Aldo is married to a fellow fighter Vivianne Aldo since the year 2005. The couple met each other for the first time at a Dojo in Rio and they are together since then. Vivianne Aldo is always on ringside whenever Jose Aldo is competing. The pair also gave birth to a beautiful daughter Joanna Aldo in the year 2012.
Q. What is Jose Aldo Net Worth?
Jose Aldo Net Worth is estimated to be around $9 Million.
Q. How old is Jose Aldo?
Aldo is around 35 years old.
Q. Who broke Jose Aldo’s undefeated streak after a decade?
Conor McGregor broke Aldo’s undefeated streak after a decade on UFC 194.
Q. Where was Jose Aldo born?
Jose Aldo was born in Manaus, Brazil.
Q. Which fight added most to Jose Aldo Net Worth?
The king of Rio’s fight against McGregor at UFC 194 added most to Jose Aldo Net Worth.
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