Jennifer Maia is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist. She currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s flyweight division. She is a former Invicta FC women’s flyweight champion. Her estimated net worth is $0.5-1 million. Here we bring you Jennifer Maia’s net worth, salary, earnings, career, bio, husband, and more.
Jennifer Maia’s Biography and Career
Jennifer Maia was born on October 6, 1988, in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. Playing soccer since childhood, Maia trained in Muay Thai at the age of 15. Later, she transitioned to boxing and mixed martial arts.
Jennifer Maia made her professional MMA debut in December 2009. She competed in Invicta FC, Cage Warriors, and a few other promotions.
In 2016, Maia beat Vanessa Porto to win the Invicta FC women’s flyweight championship. She successfully defended the title two times before joining UFC.
With a 15-4-1 MMA record, Jennifer Maia made her UFC debut in July 2018, losing her debut bout to Liz Carmouche.
Jennifer Maia currently competes in the UFC women’s flyweight division. As of writing, the 34-year-old is #8 in UFC women’s flyweight rankings. She is on a 20-9-1 MMA record.
At UFC 255, in November 2020, she lost a flyweight title fight against Valentina Shevchenko. Maia beat Jessica Eye at UFC 264.
In her last three bouts, she lost to Katlyn Chookagian and Manon Fiorot before winning against Maryna Moroz at UFC Vegas 65.
Jennifer Maia is scheduled to face Casey O’Neill at UFC 286, on March 18, 2023, in a women’s flyweight bout on the main card.
Jennifer Maia’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings
In 2023, UFC flyweight Jennifer Maia’s estimated net worth is between $0.5-1 million. Her primary sources of earnings are her fight purse and incentives.
Maia’s estimated base salary is close to $75,000 for a fight, depending on her UFC contract, the event, and the opponent.
At UFC Vegas 65, she pocketed an estimated $160k total payouts ($75k base salary, $75k win bonus, and $10k sponsorship), for her win against Maryna Moroz.
She beat Jessica Eye at UFC 264 and earned $66k ($30k base salary, $30k win bonus, and $6k fight week incentives).
Maia became the UFC Performance of the Night once, against Joanne Calderwood, winning a $50,000 bonus.
Moreover, the Brazilian fighter earns a considerable chunk from endorsements and brand promotions.
|Full Name||Jennifer Maia|
|Date of Birth||October 6, 1988|
|Birth Place||Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil|
|Residence||Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil|
|Height||163 cm (5 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||125 lb (57 kg)|
|Net Worth||$0.5-1 million|
|Base Salary||$75,000 (approx.)|
UFC flyweight Jenni Maia’s husband is Ed Monstro. Ed is also her trainer and a former MMA fighter. The couple dated for a few years before tying the knot in 2022.
Born on October 6, 1988, she is 34 years old.
Height and Weight
She is 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) tall and 125 lb. She competes in the UFC women’s flyweight division.
[As of March 14, 2023]
|Win by KO/TKO||4|
What is Jennifer Maia’s Net Worth in 2023?
In 2023, her estimated net worth is $0.5-1 million.
Who is her husband?
Her husband is Ed Monstro, who is also her trainer.
Where does she live?
She lives in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.
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