Holly Holm is an American woman who beats people for a living. She is a Mixed Martial Artist who is also a pro boxer and a kickboxer as well. She is well known to have taken part in the Ultimate Fighting Championship commonly abbreviated as UFC. Holly Holm has won several world championship titles making hence dominating the boxing industry. Let us find out more about how much the net worth of Holly Holm is in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Her full name is Holly Rene Holm-Kirkpatrick, and she was born on October 17, 1981. Her parents are Roger and Tammy Bredy. They raised her together with her other siblings namely Brian and Weston Holm in Bosque Farms. Holm father is a preacher in a denomination called Church of Christ, and her mother is a professional massage therapist. She comes from an Irish parentage.
While growing up, holm was an athletic student, as she loved playing soccer, swimming and taking part in gymnastics. She attended Manzano High School in Albuquerque and graduated in 2000. She later enrolled in the University of Mexico where she studied for one year. Although her parents divorced shortly before she could graduate, she did not get discouraged to pursue her career, and in fact, her parent always supported her dream.
She is a Christian in religion considering her father is a preacher. She got married to her longtime boyfriend called Jeff Kirkpatrick who works for an auction firm and has a degree in accounting and finance. Holm’s husband also comes from Albuquerque, and he is co-owner of a roofing company.
Holm is left handed, and she has maintained a close relationship with her family especially her dad whom she has partnered with in a real estate company.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Holly Holm career began at the age of sixteen when Mike Winkeljohn who was her cardio-kickboxing instructor, noticed that she was a potential fighter. He saw her hidden power and started training her with aerobics lessons, which are as suitable as boxing preparations.
In 2001, she completed her training and took part in the USA Amateur Championship Tournament that was being held in Kansas. She fought several bouts and won her victory in the amateur category of kickboxing.
The preacher’s daughter as she was commonly called, did so well in the championships and this led her to say goodbye to amateur completion to concentrate on her professional kickboxing career.
She pursued her passion as a mixed martial artist in 2011 when she fought with Christina Domke in a tournament organized by Lenny Fresquez. She won the fight and went ahead to compete with other famous fighters such as Jan Finney, Juliana Werner, Mary McGee, Allana Jones, and many others.
Her hard work in the boxing industry has made her be recognized as the best female fighter. She has also won various titles such the Female Fighter of the year in 2012, Female World Light Welterweight Championship, Fighter of the year in 2012, and many others.
Net Worth & Earnings
Holly Holm estimated net worth valued at $4 million. Her fortune comes the many years of experience as a skilled kickboxer. She has fought many championships that paid her well, and her investment with her father has become brought amassing wealth to her.
She is known to be a kind person who has risen to become an inspiration to many people around the globe. Her position as a wife and as a boxer is a virtue admired by many who find it difficult to venture into something similar and at the same time hold their position in their homes.