Frank James Edgar is a famous Mixed martial artist who is known to be one of the best fighting champions as a featherweight. He is also the former Lightweight champion of UFC. He has been ranked on the third position in the featherweight rankings of UFC. If you want to know more about life, career and net worth of Frankie Edgar in 2018, then you can continue to reach this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 16th October in the year 1981 in Toms River in New Jersey. He is the son of Mary Annese and Frank Edgar. He used to do wrestling during the time of his school and has also been able to get nice ranks. He is the oldest among his two other siblings.
Before completing his high school, he was able to go for the competition in NHSCA senior nationals. Later on, he took admission in the Clarion University of Pennsylvania where he continued wrestling. He got qualified for nationals for four years there. He has remained an assistant coach for the wrestling team of Rutgers University.
After UFC Fight Night 13, he got married to Renee, and both of them have two sons among which one was born in the year 2009, and other was born in the year 2010. Both of them also have a daughter named Valentina who was born in the year 2014. He belongs to Toms River in New Jersey and lives there with his family happily. He was also seen as doing ring commentary in Curitiba in Brazil.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He entered in the field of Mixed martial arts after getting trained in it even after having a wrestling background already. He got trained along with Rob Guarino. His boxing trainer was Mark Henry, and he wrestled with Steve Rivera in the seventh standard. He breaks many records in martial arts and boxing championships. On 24th June, he was announced as Best upset of the year in the Epsy awards of the year 2010.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Frankie Edgar is around $3 million which he has accumulated with martial arts. He has participated in lightweight divisions and featherweight competitions in his career. He has been ranked in the national championships, and now he can also be seen the undisputed UFC video games.
Frankie Edgar is a famous wrestler who became the martial artist later on. He is a person who has worked with full dedication and hard work to make his successful career. He had to struggle a lot from early life, but he wanted to achieve his dreams. He started wrestling at first and also coached for it, but later on, he learned the martial art from the famous trainer and then started participating in the national championships which made him earn huge amount of money in his life. He is going to win many more accolades and awards in the coming years ahead.