Michael Chandler Net Worth, MMA Career, Income, Wife, and more

Michael Chandler is a power house in the lightweight division of the MMA. Take a look at his net worth and endorsements.

Michael Chandler Net Worth, MMA Career, Income, Wife, and more

Michael Chandler (via UFC)

NameMichael Chandler
Net worthestimated $6 million
ResidenceNashville, Tennessee, U.S
Sources of wealthMMA, Endorsements
Height5 ft 8 in
MMA Record23-8-0
Last UpdatedNovember 2023

Michael Chandler is turning out to be a fan favorite in the UFC. His net worth is estimated to be around $6 million. He is an entertaining fighter to watch and is a stunning lightweight fighter. He is a former UFC title contender.


Michael Chandler was born on April 24, 1986, in High Ridge, Missouri, United States. He stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in and walks around weighing 155 lbs. He has competed in the welterweight and the lightweight division in his career. Let’s take a look at how title fights, endorsements, and bonuses add to Michael Chandler’s net worth of $6 million.

Michael Chandler’s net worth in 2023

Michael Chandler’s net worth is estimated to be around $6 million in 2023. “Iron Mike” has been in the sport of MMA for a long time. Chandler is currently one of the biggest lightweights in the world. He was a former Bellator lightweight champion and is now aiming for gold in the UFC.

Michael Chandler net worth
Michael Chandler via CBS Sports

His biggest payday comes from his lightweight fight against Dustin Poirier at UFC 281. Chandler took home a total of $760,000. His first fight in the UFC got him a total of $253,500. He even won the Performance of the Night bonus by knocking out Dan Hooker in the first round at UFC 257.


Nowadays, Chandler earns a massive $500,000 as his base pay. Apart from his earnings from the UFC, he also has a sponsorship deal with Dymatize. It is a sports and nutrition company.

Michael Chandler’s fighting career

Michael Chandler initially started off his career as a wrestler. After his wrestling career, Chandler opted to fight in MMA. The lightweight made his promotional debut in Strikeforce in 2009. In 2010, the fighter was signed to Bellator and he made his debut against Scott Stapp whom he defeated via TKO.

He became the lightweight champion by defeating Eddie Alvarez. He, later on, went on to lose his title to Eddie and won it back in the vacant title fight against Will Brooks. He became the champion three times and at last, gave away the title in a fight against Pitbull Patricio.

Michael Chandler net worth
Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira

Chandler was signed to the UFC in the year 2020. But only made his debut in the year 2021 at UFC 257 against Dan Hooker. He stunned Hooker in the first round and put his name on the UFC map. His very second fight in the UFC came against Charles Oliveira for the vacant lightweight belt.


He lost the fight via TKO in the second round. Further, Chandler fought Justin Gaethje, Tony Ferguson, and Dustin Poirier in the UFC. Unfortunately, he secured a win only against Ferguson in his last three.

Michael Chandler’s Wife

Michael Chandler started dating his now-wife Brie Willett in the year 2013. The couple spoke to each other by e-mail for a while before getting into a relationship. Chandler and Brie got married to each other in the year 2014.

Michael Chandler family
Michael Chandler and family via The Sun

The couple has two adopted children, both boys. Chandler also has his own gym and a couple of endorsement deals.

What is Michael Chandler’s net worth?

Michael Chandler’s net worth is estimated to be around $6 million.

How old is Michael Chandler?

Michael Chandler is 37 years old.

Is Michael Chandler married?

Michael Chandler is married to Brie Willett.

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