Luana Carolina (Fighter) Net Worth 2023 | Salary, Earnings, Bio


Luana Carolina is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist. She competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women’s Flyweight division. “Dread” Carolina’s estimated net worth is $300k. Here we bring you her net worth, salary, earnings, career, MMA record, husband, and more.

About Luana Carolina

Luana Carolina was born on June 11, 1993, in São Paulo, Brazil. Her full name is Luana Carolina Carvalho de Souza.

Alongside mixed martial arts, Carolina trained in Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from an early age. She is a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

MMA Career

The Brazilian fighter made her professional MMA debut in January 2015, losing her debut fight against Daiane Firmino, at the Brazilian MMA promotion Arena Combat.

She went 4-1 before getting an invitation to compete in Dana White’s Contender Series Brazil 3, in August 2018, where she beat Mabelly Lima to get her UFC contract. Luana Carolina made her UFC debut in May 2019, at UFC 237, beating Priscila Cachoeira.

As of writing, “Dread” has an 8-3 MMA record. She won two (Lupita Godinez and Poliana Botelho) and lost one in her last three fights. She lost to Molly McCann, at UFC Fight Night (204): Volkov vs. Aspinall, in March 2022.

Luana Carolina is scheduled to face Joanne Wood at UFC 286, on March 18, 2023, in a women’s flyweight bout.

Luana Carolina’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

In 2023, Brazilian fighter Luana Carolina’s estimated net worth is $300k. Her primary sources of earnings are her fight purse and incentives.

Carolina’s estimated base salary is close to $30,000 for a fight, depending on her UFC contract, the event, and the opponent.

“Dread” earned $44,800 total payouts for her win against Lupita Godinez ($20,000 base pay, $20,000 win bonus, and $4,800 incentive pay), at UFC Vegas 40.

Moreover, the 29-year-old earns a massive chunk from endorsements and brand promotions. She has over 22.7k followers on her Insta.

Personal Info

Full NameLuana Carolina Carvalho de Souza
Date of BirthJune 11, 1993
Birth PlaceSão Paulo, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Age 29
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight125 lb (57 kg)
Division Flyweight 
Promotion UFC
MMA Record8-3
Net Worth$300k
Base Salary$30,000 (approx.)
Relationship StatusMarried
HusbandRafael Da Silva Cordeiro
Husband’s Insta@tochathai
Instagram @luanadread


UFC women’s flyweight Luana Carolina is happily married. Her husband is Rafael Da Silva Cordeiro. Rafael is also an MMA fighter.

Luana Carolina Husband
Source: Instagram


Born on June 11, 1993, she is 29 years old.

Height and Weight

She is 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) tall and 125 lb. She competes in the UFC women’s flyweight division.


UFC women’s flyweight Luana’s nickname is Drade.

MMA Record

[As of March 8, 2023]

Total Fights11
Win by KO/TKO2


What is Luana Carolina’s Net Worth in 2023?

In 2023, her estimated net worth is $300k.

Where is she from?

She is from Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Who is her husband?

Her husband is Rafael Da Silva Cordeiro, an MMA fighter.


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