Who is Ronda Rousey ?
# Ronda Jean Rousey, mixed martial artist, judoka, and actress, was born on February 1, 1987 in Riverside, California, United States to AnnMaria De Mars and Ron Rousey Rousey.
# At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, She won a bronze medal in Judo making her the first U.S. woman to earn an Olympic medal in judo.
# Plus, she is not only the former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion but also the last Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion.
# Before losing one to Holly Holm, she won twelve consecutive MMA fights, six in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
# Rousey trains under Edmond Tarverdyan of the Glendale Fighting Club and Gokor Chivichyan of the Hayastan MMA Academy.
# She was the third most searched person on Google in 2015.
# According to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, as of March 2016, Rousey is ranked the second female bantamweight fighter in the world and ranked number three by Sherdog.
# Moreover, Sherdog and Fight Matrix also listed her as the fourth pound-for-pound Women’s MMA fighter.
# Two magazines has ranked Rousey as the most “dominant” active athlete. Voters in an online ESPN poll selected Rousey as the Best Female Athlete Ever in September 2015.
# Later that month, she claimed to be the UFC’s highest paid fighter, male or female.
# Rousey suffered from apraxia, a neurological childhood speech sound disorder, due to which she struggled in her speech for the first six years of her life, and could not form an intelligible sentence.
# Rousey’s mother and father moved from Riverside, California, to Jamestown, North Dakota, when she was three years old, in order to obtain intensive speech therapy with specialists at Minot State University.
# In terms of acting, Rousey’s first major film role was the 2014 film The Expendables 3. In 2015, she appeared in films like Furious 7 and Entourage.
# In 2015, by appearing on their November edition Rousey became the first woman featured on the cover of Australian Men’s Fitness.
# That same year in October, Rousey also became the first female athlete to guest host ESPN’s SportsCenter.
# Rousey has also done a number of starring film roles including an adaptation of her own autobiography My Fight/Your Fight at Paramount, the Peter Berg-directed action film Mile 22, The Athena Project at Warner Bros, and a remake of the 1989 Patrick Swayze action drama Road House.
# In the January 2016 issue Rousey appeared on the cover of the Ring magazine.
# Not only was she the first mixed martial artist to ever appear on the cover of the boxing magazine but she was also the second woman, after Cathy Davis in 1978.
# Moreover, she appeared in body paint as one of three cover athletes on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit in the February 2016 Issue.
# Rousey was ranked 29 on the Maxim Hot 100 May 2013 issue.
# In terms of endorsements, Rousey has had a range of commercial partnerships, such as mobile network operator MetroPCS, Reebok, insurance agency Insureon, and Carl’s Jr.
# On January 23, 2016 Rousey hosted the episode of the late night variety show Saturday Night Live, with musical guest Selena Gomez.
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What is Ronda Rousey Net Worth ?
She has an estimated net worth of $12 million.
- Born: February 1, 1987 (age 30)
- Birth Place: Riverside, California, United States
- Birth Name: Ronda Jean Rousey
- Birth Sign: Aquarius
- Nick Name: Ronda
- Height: 1.7 m
- Weight: 61 kg
- Books: My Fight / Your Fight
- Parents: AnnMaria De Mars, Ron Rousey
- Eye Color: Unknown
- Hair Color: Unknown
- Dress Size: Unknown
- Shoe Size: Unknown
- Profession: American mixed martial artist
- Net Worth: $12 million