Anthony Smith net worth, Salary, endorsement 2024

Anthony Smith is one of the toughest fighters in the UFC. Check out the details about his networth and salaries.

Anthony Smith net worth, Salary, endorsement 2024

Anthony Smith (Image Courtesy - Sports Illustrated)

NameAnthony Smith
Age34 years
Net Worth$ 2.5 million
Source of wealthMMA, Endorsements
Salary$200,000 ( base salary )
ResidenceOmaha, Nebraska, United States
Marital StatusMarried
Last Update2024

Anthony Smith is a professional MMA fighter who competes in the UFC’s light heavyweight division. Smith is a world-renowned fighter who has competed in high-profile matchups. Throughout his career, Anthony is considered one of the toughest fighters to ever step inside the octagon. As his name suggests, “Lionheart,” he showcased its meaning when he competed against Jon Jones at UFC 235. Smith refused to quit even after Jones landed an illegal knee strike.

Anthony Smith was born on July 26, 1988, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Smith’s father abandoned him at a young age. His mother and grandfather raised him. ‘Lionheart’ worked as a laborer and a concrete finisher till 2016. He only changed his financial fortunes around after signing with the UFC. Smith is also one of the leading MMA analysts for ESPN. He has competed in over 50 professional fights throughout his career.

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Anthony Smith Net Worth 2024

Anthony Smith net worth
Anthony Smith net worth (image via MMA Junkie)

Anthony Smith has a $2.5 million net worth according to Sportskeeda. At the beginning of his career, he did not earn much money. However, he started earning more once he signed with the UFC. He rose to the top of the light heavyweight rankings and fought for the title. Since then, Smith signed a better contract and even started working for ESPN as an analyst.

A large portion of Smith’s net worth came from his fight purses. He made $500,000 for his fight against Alexander Gustafsson in 2019. Smith earned $130,000 in his loss against Glover Texeira in 2020. Smith has a co-hosting gig with Michael Bisping on his BYM podcast.

Anthony Smith salary

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Anthony Smith against Jon Jones (Image Via Airdrie Today)

Recently at UFC 277, Lionheart received a hefty sum of $216,000 for his fight against Magomed Ankalaev. The biggest pay of his UFC career came when he fought Jon Jones at UFC 235. He had a base pay of around $350,000 plus sponsorships and other PPV bonuses. The amount might be close to a million dollars.

In his fight with Ryan Spann, he earned $351,000. He earns a significant amount of money from his analyst duties for ESPN during UFC PPVs. He is among the leading analysts for ESPN in combat sports.

Anthony Smith’s Fighting Career

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Anthony Smith winning moment (Image via CGTN)

Anthony Smith has accomplished the rare feat of competing in over 50 MMA fights. At Cage Fury FC, Smith won the middleweight championship and successfully defended the title. In 2013, Smith fought Antônio Braga Neto, but he lost the fight via submission in the first round, which cost him a UFC contract.

Later, he signed with Bellator, where he secured two consecutive wins. Smith had a seven-fight win streak before receiving another UFC contract. In 2016, Smith finally signed with the UFC. Since then, he has amassed a UFC record of 11 wins and seven losses. Smith has notable wins over UFC legends like Rashad Evans, Alexander Gustafsson, and Shogun Rua. Smith’s name value increased after his fight with Jon Jones.

Anthony Smith’s Personal Life

Anthony Smith's family and Daughter
Anthony Smith’s Family (Image via The SUN)

Anthony Smith married his long-time girlfriend, Mikhala Newman on September 20th, 2019, in Omaha, Nebraska. Smith has three daughters from his relationship with Mikhala. They are Ariah (2011), Avaya (2014), and Adley (2017). Smith is active on Instagram, where he frequently posts his family pictures. Smith also endorses the brand name Vivint Smart Home.

Q. What is the Anthony Smith’s Net worth?

Anthony Smith’s net worth is approximately $2.5 million.

Q. What is the Anthony Smith’s Salary?

Anthony Smith’s Salary is $200,000.

Q. What is Anthony Smith’s wife?

Anthony Smith’s Wife’s name is Mikhala Newman.

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