Chuck Liddell is a well-known retired mixed martial artist from America who used to play in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and has won the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Liddell is also an actor and has appeared in several TV shows and films. He has been inducted into UFC Hall of Fame in 2009. Let’s find out how much is Chuck Liddell’s net worth in 2018.
Chuck Liddell Early Life
Charles David “Chuck” Liddell was born on December 17, 1969, in Santa Barbara, California. He learned techniques of boxing from a young age from his maternal grandfather. His brother Sean is also a professional mixed martial artist.
He went to San Marcos High School and for his college, he attended California Polytechnic State University located in San Luis Obispo, California.
As an amateur kickboxer, Chuck Liddell holds a win/loss record of 20 – 2. He has also trained in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and began practicing Koei-Kan karate when he was 12 years old.
Chuck Liddell has been living with his partner Heidi Northcott since 2010. They are the parents of two children named Guinevere and Charles David Liddell Jr. He also has two children named Cade and Trista with Casey Noland.
Chuck Liddell Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1998, Chuck Liddell made his debut in the UFC and had a win over Noe Hernandez. He then went on to defeat Jose “Pele” Landi-Johns in Brazil. At the Pride 2003 Middleweight Grand Prix, he defeated Alistair Overeem in the 1st round.
In 2005, he became a coach of Spike TV’s ‘The Ultimate Fighter’. He was the coach of his own team called ‘Team Liddell’. The winners of the show were from his team. In April of the same year, he defeated Randy Couture to win the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
In October 2007, he defeated Wanderlei Silva and the match was voted as the Fight of the Year in 2007.In December 2010, he retired from UFC. In his career, he has had victories over Tito Ortiz, Renato Sobral, Vernon White, Kevin Randleman, Paul Jones, and many others.
Chuck Liddell has also appeared in television shows and films like ‘How High’, ‘Bachelor Party Vegas’, ‘The Death and Life of Bobby Z’, ‘Drillbit Taylor’, ‘The Being Frank Show’, “War Pigs’, and ‘Workaholics’. He was a contestant on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ season 9.
He was also the part-owners of the bars NZone and Dillinger’s.
Awards & Achievements
In 2007, Chuck Liddell won the award of the ‘Most Dangerous Man’ at the Spike TV Guys’ Choice Awards. He is also the winner of the 2001 NHB Co-Competitor of the Year. He has been inducted into the Mixed Martial Arts Hall of Fame. In 2006, he was named as the Fighter of the Year by Sherdog. He is also the co-recipient of the Fight of the Year Award at the 2007 World MMA Awards.
Net Worth of Chuck Liddell
Chuck Liddell has an estimated net worth of more than $14 million. He made this fortune as a professional mixed martial artist. Part of his wealth also comes from appearing in films and TV and he has also ventured into other businesses. His salary is estimated to be $4.3 million per year. Liddell is also the owner of the bars NZone and Dillinger’s. He was the owner of the memorabilia store called ‘The Ultimate Iceman’.
Chuck Liddell is considered one of the most popular mixed martial artists in the world. He is the first UFC fighter to appear on the cover of ESPN magazine. He has successfully defended his title four times in his career and has involved twice in the ‘Fight of the Night’. Liddell has got 16 wins in the UFC Light Heavyweight division.