Biography / Wiki
Work hard in silence, let your success make noise, this line is very well proved by an eminent Mixed Martial Artist, Kick Boxer, and UFC Fighter, Kamaru Usman. He rose to fame as an outcome of his hard work and talent when he placed on the 8th position in the UFC pound-for-pound ranking.
Apart from that, he is best known as the winner of The Ultimate Fighter 21. Recently, he came into the limelight when his official Twitter account was hacked. The hacker sent threat messages to Connor McGregor’s girlfriend, Dee Devin. Later, Connor informed about this issue UFC President named Dana White.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 11 May 1987, this handsome and dashing personality has turned 34 years old in the year 2021. He seems to be towering tall with a height of 183 in centimeters and 6’ in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 42 inches chest, 33 inches waist, and 35 inches hips.
The handsome guy seems very fit and healthy and weighs 77 in kilograms and 169 lbs in pounds approximately. His Black eye color and his black hair enhance his personality. His biceps size is 14.5 inches while his shoe size is 9 (UK).
Working as an MMA fighter, Kamaru is able to earn a decent amount of money. He has gathered huge popularity through his profession in the field of the sports industry. according to the sources, his estimated net worth is $2 million approximately.
Education / Family
Born in Auchi, Nigeria, Kamaru belongs to the Nigerian ethnicity. talking about his family, his father was in the Nigerian Army. However, he never disclosed much information about his family. According to the sources, it came to know that he grew up with his two brothers named Mohammed Usman and Kash Usman.
As of his education, he commenced his wrestling training in his Bowie High School, Arlington. Later he enrolled at the University of Nebraska and William Penn University to complete his degrees.
Kamarudeen “Kamaru” Usman
|Nickname||Kamaru, Marty and The Nigerian Nightmare|
|Birth Place||Auchi, Nigeria|
|Date Of Birth||May 11, 1987|
|Height||In centimeters – 183 cm
In feet inches – 6’
|Weight||In kilograms: 77 kg
In pounds: 169 lbs
|School||Bowie High School, Arlington|
|College||The University of Nebraska and William Penn University|
|Home Town||Auchi, Nigeria|
|Fathers Name||Not Known|
|Mothers Name||Not Known|
|Brothers||Mohammed Usman and Kash Usman|
Career / Fashion And Style
Talking about Kamaru’s bright career, he took the first step towards his wrestling career since his high school days. When he was in college he became three times, NCAA All-American and also won the NCAA D2 National Champion in 2010.
Before starting his career as a professional MMA athlete, he used to work at an Olympic Training Center as a tour guide. Later in 2012, he made his professional MMA debut. In 2015, he competed for promotions such as The Ultimate Fighter. Later, he signed with the American MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championship, and won the match of the Ultimate Finals 21 Finale.
Apart from that, on May 19th, 2018, he was registered Santiago Ponzinibbo at UFC Fight Night 129, later he took the replacement MMA competitor, Demian Maia. Furthermore, In November 2018, he got a title shot against champion Tyron Woodley at UFC 235 at The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters Finale by defeating Rafael dos Anjos.
Similarly, he became the Welterweight Champion on March 2nd, 2019 by defeating Woodley. on December 14th, 2019, he made his first title defense by facing Colby Covington at UFC 245.
Moreover, this eminent mixed martial artist has also achieved National Collegiate Athletic Association, NCAA Division II Wrestling Championship in 2010, Ultimate Fighting Championship, UFC Welterweight Championship, NCAA Division II Wrestling All-American (2008, 2009, 2010).
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Talking about his personal life, Kamaru is married but he never disclosed any information about her relationship status. According to the sources, he is blessed with a pretty girl named Samirah Usman. He often posts pictures with his daughter on social media. currently, he spends a blissful life with his family.
Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
|Favorite Sport||professional fighting|
Some Interesting Facts About Kamaru Usman
- his Zodiac sign is Taurus.
- At the age of 8, he shifted to the United States.
- Kamaru is very fond of Jogging and Gymming.
- His coach used to call him “Marty” as he found difficulty in speaking his name.
- Currently, he resides in the USA.