Alexander Hernandez Net Worth 2023 | Salary, Earnings, Bio


Alexander Hernandez is an American mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight and Lightweight divisions. His estimated net worth is $500,000. Here we bring you Alexander Hernandez’s net worth, salary, earnings, career, MMA record, girlfriend, and more.

About Alexander Hernandez

Alexander Hernandez was born on October 1, 1992, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. His full name is Alexander Xavier Hernandez. He currently competes in the UFC lightweight and featherweight divisions. As of writing, he boasts a 13-6 MMA record with 6 KOs. His nickname is “The Great Ape”.

Early Life

Alex Hernandez started wrestling at the age of 13 and gradually diverted to mixed martial arts. He attended Reagan High School and completed his graduation from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

MMA Career

Hernandez made his professional MMA debut in October 2012, defeating Dimitre Ivy. He won the Hero FC Lightweight Championship in September 2015, beating Rodrigo Sotelo Jr.

The American MMA fighter went 8-1 before making his UFC debut at UFC 222, in March 2018. He knocked out Beneil Darius in Round 1 in his debut fight and was awarded the Performance of the Night bonus.

He won another Performance of the Night bonus at UFC Fight Night: Hall vs Silva, in October 2020, knocking out Chris Gruetzemacher.

Alexander Hernandez lost against Billy Quarantillo at UFC 282, in December 2022, in a featherweight bout.

He is scheduled to face Jim Miller at UFC Fight Night 2019, on February 18, 2023, in a Lightweight clash.

Alexander Hernandez’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

In 2023, MMA fighter Alexander Hernandez’s estimated net worth is $500,000. His prime sources of earnings are his fight purse and incentives.

His estimated show money for a fight is around $30,000, depending on his UFC contract.

“The Great Ape” earned $30,000 in show money for his defeat against Billy Quarantillo at UFC 282. He pocketed an estimated $90,000 for his win against Chris Gruetzemacher, including show money, win-bonus, and the $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus.

He won Performance of the Night two times and Fight of the Night once in his UFC career.


A UFC fighter’s earnings depend on several factors, including the fighter’s contract, the event, the opponent, and the performance.

The base pay for UFC fighters starts at $10,000 and can go up to $500,000 or more for the top fighters.

Personal Details

Full NameAlexander Xavier Hernandez
NicknameThe Great Ape
Date of BirthOctober 1, 1992
Birth PlaceSt. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Nationality American
Age 30
Height 175 cm (5′ 9″)
Weight145 lb (66 kg)
Division Featherweight, Lightweight
Reach72 in
Promotion UFC
MMA Record13-6, 6 KOs
Net Worth$500,000
Relationship StatusIn a Relationship 
GirlfriendAlex Apodaca
GF’s Insta@alexapodaca12
Instagram @thegreat155


UFC fighter Alexander Hernandez’s gorgeous girlfriend is Alex Apodaca. Apodaca is also an MMA fighter, and currently competing in the Bantamweight division.

It is unknown when the two first started dating. They post their photos frequently on their Instagram profiles.

Alexander Hernandez Girlfriend
Posted on Apodaca’s Insta on June 7, 2022. Source: Instagram


Born on October 1, 1992, he is 30 years old.

Height and Weight

He is 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) tall and 145 lb. He competes in the UFC featherweight and lightweight divisions.

MMA Record

[As of February 17, 2023] 

Total Fights19
Win by KO6


What is Alexander Hernandez’s Net Worth in 2023?

In 2023, his estimated net worth is $500,000.

Who is his girlfriend?

His girlfriend is Alex Apodaca, an MMA fighter.

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