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Israel Adesanya Net Worth, Salary, Cars and House 2022


Who is Israel Adesanya?

Israel Mobolaji Adesanya is a professional mixed martial artist. He was born on July 20, 1989, in Nigeria and raised in New Zealand. As a martial artist, he has competed in several kickboxing and boxing tournaments.

Israel Adesanya Net Worth, Salary, Cars and House 2022
Isreal Adesanya

Profile Summary

Real Name Israel Mobolaji Temitayo Odunayo Oluwafemi Owolabi Adesanya
Date of birth 22 July 1989
Nationality New Zealand, Nigerian
Nickname Stylebender
Occupation Mixed martial arts
Division Middleweight
Style Kickboxing, Boxing
Total Fights6
Net Worth ₦1.2 billion

On September 26, 2020, Israel Adesanya made history by winning the Ultimate Middleweight Champion’s belt against Yoel Romero. He also has an unbroken record of 20 wins and zero losses in his profession.

He has earned the nickname ‘The Last Stylebender’ after winning titles like the Glory middleweight contender, heavyweight champion, and King in the ring two-time champion. His nickname was coined from the popular cartoon Avatar: The Last Airbender.

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Israel Adesanya Net Worth, Salary, Cars and House 2022
Isreal Adasanya

Israel was born in Lagos, Nigeria Mr Femi & Mrs Taiwo Adesanya, an Accountant and a Nurse in 1989 among five children. He went to Chrisland School for his primary school education and had after-school Taekwondo classes. However, he was withdrawn from the Taekwondo training due to an injury he sustained (a fractured arm).


He went to Bells Secondary School, Ota, for his secondary education, although he didn’t finish there. When he was 12 years old, his family moved to Ghana for 10 months, and then to New Zealand where they settled down and he completed his secondary school education.

Israel Adesanya Biography

While attending Rotorua Boys’ High School in New Zealand, he became very interested in Japanese anime, which contributed to his heightened interest in Martial Arts. When he was 19 years old, he started his training in kickboxing, and was inspired by a 2008 movie Ong-Bak, an action movie starring Tony Jaa.

Israel Adesanya trained in Muay Thai for a year, before he had his first amateur MMA fight in 2009 against Neroni Savaiinaea. He lost the fight to his opponent, but he was inspired to do more if he wanted to go down in history in Martial Arts.

When he turned 21, he moved to Auckland, New Zealand, and began his training at City Kickboxing under Eugene Bareman.

Israel Adesanya Net Worth, Salary, Cars and House 2022
Isreal Adesanya

In 2012, he made his first debut as a professional martial arts fighter, having received lessons and coaching from Eugene Bareman and losing a few combats. From 2012 to 2017, Israel Adesanya had recorded 11-0 MMA wins.

At this time he wasn’t popular yet. In December 2017, Israel got signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), and within a year, he had recorded 16-0 wins.

Before Israel became a fighter, he participated in several dance competitions in New Zealand. Some of his middleweight UFC championship wins are 100 pro-fight victories, 20-0-0 pro-MMA record, 15-0 finishes by TKO, number 4 UFC men’s pound-for-pound (P4P) fighter.

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Israel Adesanya Salary

Israel Adesanya’s exact earning salary is unknown at the moment, but he is currently the highest-earning fighter in the UFC 248. He was given $690,000 (#263 million) for winning the fight against Yoel Romero, which took place on September 26, 2020.

Israel Adesanya Net Worth

Israel Adesanya is currently worth $2,928,500 (₦1.2 billion). But after winning the victory title as a UFC champion, his net worth has skyrocketed.
He had won a total of $1.34 million from his winnings at the UFC 248, 243, and 236, plus the $690,000 dollars he won in September, which brings his net worth to about $2 million.

Israel Adesanya Cars

In 2019, after recording a victory against Robert Whittaker and claiming the middleweight title at the UFC 243, Israel went ahead and ‘overcompensated’ himself. At least that’s what he captioned the photo of his 2019 Orange McLaren 720s spider which costs $315,000 (N119, 857,500).

McLaren 720s Spider

Israel bought himself an orange-coloured McLaren 720s Spider in 2019 that cost $315,000. The 2019 McLaren Spider is a sports car created by McLaren Automotive. The model Israel bought has a 4.0 litre V-8 engine drive train. Its 4.0-L Twin-Turbocharged V8 engine produces a maximum torque of 568 pound-feet and 710 horsepower. It can go from 0 to 60 mph in only 2.9 seconds and has a peak speed of 212 mph.

Israel Adesanya Net Worth, Salary, Cars and House 2022

Range Rover

Israel Adesanya also possesses a Range Rover in his collection of cars. In 2019, he shared some pictures he took with his car on instagram. The vehicle runs on a supercharged 5.0-liter V8 which cranks out 518 horsepower and 461 pound-feet of torque, with a acceleration speed of 0 to 60 in 6 seconds, it has a top speed of 141 mph. This 4th genration Range Rover starts at a price of around ₦44,000,000.

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Israel Adesanya wife

Israel Adesanya is not married yet. However, there was a rumour about an unknown woman who popped up in Adesanya’s story ahead of UFC 253. There is rampant speculation amongst fight fans that posit the narrative that Israel is fresh into a new relationship.

Israel Adesanya House

Israel currently lives in Auckland, New Zealand. It is yet unknown if he has his own house there or not. In 2019, some reports claimed that he was investing in some blocks of apartments located in Whanganui Liverpool Street, New Zealand.


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