Chuck Liddell is a renowned American mixed martial artist who retired from his career. He used to feature in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) from which he has won several awards including the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. In addition to this, he is also an actor from which he has been featured in several television films and shows as well. He got his induction to the UFC Hall of Fame in the year 2009 on the peak of his popularity. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Chuck Liddell in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Chuck Liddell was born on 17th December 1969 with his full name being Charles David “Chuck” Liddell. He was born in Santa Barbara in California. He began learning boxing techniques while still at a very young age through which he learned his skills from his maternal grandfather. Additionally, his brother is also one of the professional mixed martial artists and is known as Sean.
Chuck Liddell joined the San Marcos High School for his high school studies after which he then joined the California Polytechnic State University which is located in San Luis Obispo in California for his college. In addition to his career, he has also been trained in the Brazilian jiu-jitsu from which he began practicing the Koei-Kan karate while at a young age of 12 years old.
Chuck Liddell together with his partner by the name Heidi Northcott has been living together since the year 2010. Together with Heidi, the couple has two children known as Charles David Liddell Jr and Guinevere. In addition to this, he previously was in a relationship with Casey Noland with whom they had two children known as Trista and Cade.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Chuck Liddell made his first appearance in the year 1998 through which he featured in the UFC from which he won over Noe Hernandez. After this, he then defeated Jose “Pele” Landi-Johns in Brazil. In the year 2003, he defeated Alistair Overeem on the first round in the Pride 2003 Middleweight Grand Prix.
He then became the coach of The Ultimate Fighter of the Spikes TV. In addition to this, he also became the coach of his own team which is known as Team Liddell with which much of the winners came from his teams. This was in the year 2005 in which he also defeated Randy Couture by winning the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
In the year 2007, Chuck Liddell defeated Wanderlei Silva which in addition this match became the Fight of the Year. Liddell then retired from the UFC in the year 2010 after much success in his career. Some of the other notable victories he had include victories over; Renato Sobral, Tito Ortiz, Vernon White, Paul Jones, Kevin Randleman among many other.
He has additionally appeared in television shows as an actor together with films. Some of the television films and shows he has appeared to include; Bachelor Party Vegas, How High, Drillbit Taylor, The Death and Life of Bobby Z, War Pigs, The Being Frank Show, and also on the Workaholics. In addition to this, he was also a contestant on the Dancing with the Stars in the 9th season. Following his success, he has had the major achievement, especially on his professional career. He has additionally won many awards with the amazing and outstanding performance he has had in his mixed martial arts career.
Net Worth & Earnings
Chuck Liddell has an estimated net worth of $15 Million. This is from his fortunate professional career which was successful all through till he retired from the profession. In addition to this, he also gets some of his earnings from being an actor in which he has as well featured in several different films from which he has had an average salary of $4.3 million annually.
Chuck Liddell appeared in the ESPN magazine through which he became the first of the UFC fighters to get into this. His success is unquestionable from which he had much success from his entry into his profession until his retirement.