Jalin Turner net worth 2024: How rich is UFC’s lightweight fighter?

Jalin Turner is among the ranked fighters in the lightweight division. Here are some details about his net worth, endorsement deals and personal life

Jalin Turner net worth 2024: How rich is UFC’s lightweight fighter?

Jalin Turner has a decent net worth (via Imago)

NameJalin Turner
Net worth$1-5 million
Source of wealthMMA, Endorsements
ResidenceSan Bernardino, California
NicknameThe Tarantula
Marital Status not confirmed
Last Update January 3024.

UFC fighter Jalin Turner is one of the biggest lightweights in the division. Standing at 6 feet 3 inches, Turner towers over a few welterweight and middleweight fighters as well. Jalin Turner has amassed a decent net worth from his fighting career.


He goes by the nickname “The Tarantula” for his obsession with collecting Tarantulas. Turner has a collection of over 200 Tarantulas and even brought one to his weigh-ins.

Despite being the number 10th ranked fighter, Turner has amassed quite the fame. He started his MMA career fighting in several organizations before joining the UFC. Find out more details about the net worth, fighting career, and personal life of Jalin Turner.

Jalin Turner’s Net Worth 2023

Since his UFC debut, the Tarantula has racked up several wins in the lightweight division. His pay has greatly increased since his time fighting for Bellator MMA. Turner has a base salary of $50,000 but has many times generated six figures due to additional bonuses.

Jalin Turner net worth
Jalin Turner ( Image via MMA Mania)

According to several media houses, Turner has a massive net worth in the range of $ 1-5 million. Most of his net worth comes from his earnings and bonuses as a fighter and the endorsement deals that follow. Apart from UFC, Turner has an endorsement deal with Compexo that also adds to his net worth.

Monster Energy sponsors him, as witnessed by his promotion of their products on his Instagram. He also promotes products from Cookie Co. RVCA Sports brand sponsors him with equipment for training camp. All in all, the multiple brand endorsement attained by Turner has helped his net worth immensely.

Jalin Turner’s Salary

Jalin Turner was paid a base salary of $50,000 and around $6000-$8000 in other endorsement deals fighting under the UFC banner. Turner can also earn a win bonus performance of the night, and a fight of the night bonus depending on his performance inside the octagon.

Turner earned around $50,000 for his fight against Uros Medic at UFC 266. This was his biggest payday at the time. This became the turning point of his career in terms of salary. He earned around $75,000 when he fought Jamie Mullarkey at UFC 272.

Jalin turner salary
Jalin Turner ( Image via GH Gossip)

Turner fought Brad Riddell at UFC 276. He won the fight via submission and earned around $135,000 for his performance. This also included the Performance of the Night bonus. He earned $66,000 in a losing effort against Mateusz Gamrot at UFC 285. In his most recent fight, he fought Dan Hooker at UFC 290. He lost the bout via decision and reports suggest he earned around $80,000. However, he also lost 20 percent of the fight purse due to missing weight.

Jalin Turner’s Fighting Career

Jalin Turner, endowed with considerable wrestling talent, discovered his passion for the sport during the pre-season of his sophomore year. Unfortunately, a broken finger prevented him from competing that season.

Prior to his wrestling journey, Turner dabbled in various sports such as football, basketball, and track and field. However, frequent injuries hindered his participation in those activities. Frustrated yet determined, Turner found solace in watching MMA and resorted to practicing alone as he lacked the means to afford proper equipment.

Jalin turner fighting career
Jalin Turner ( Image via MMA Mania)

Following his early struggles and self-practice, Jalin Turner’s MMA journey gained momentum when he joined Team Adrenaline, propelling his career forward. Garnering a notable amateur record of 5 wins and 2 losses, Turner transitioned to the professional MMA realm in 2016.


Throughout his journey, he showcased his skills in promotions like Bellator MMA, WSOF, King of the Cage, and Tachi Palace Fights, amassing an impressive tally of 7 wins and 3 losses. Finally, his remarkable performances earned him a coveted spot on the UFC roster.

Jalin Turner’s journey took a pivotal turn when he participated in Dana White’s Contender Series, emerging victorious and securing a contract. His UFC debut took place on October 6, 2018, at UFC 229, where he faced Vincent Luque but suffered a first-round knockout loss.

Undeterred, Turner rebounded with a remarkable first-round knockout victory against Callan Porter at UFC 234. However, he faced another setback in his UFC career when he lost via unanimous decision to Matt Frevola. Turner then embarked on an impressive five-fight win streak before encountering a defeat against Mateusz Gamrot at UFC 285.

Jalin Turner’s Personal Life

Jalin Turner maintains a high level of privacy regarding his personal life, particularly when it comes to his romantic relationships. While he shares glimpses of his life as a parent on his social media platforms, he keeps most details about his love life away from the public eye.

Jalin Turner personal life
Jalin Turner and his family ( Image via: GH Gossip/Playerswiki)

The Tarantula, as he is known, occasionally posts stories featuring his children, providing a glimpse into his role as a father, but without divulging extensive information about his romantic interests.


What is Jalin Turner’s net worth?

Jalin Turner’s net worth is estimated to be around $1-5 million.

What is Jalin Turner’s MMA record?

As of November 2023, his MMA record stands at 13-7.

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