Miesha Tate is a well-known Mixed Martial Arts Pundit from America who is a former mixed martial artist who has competed in the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship). Tate has won the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship during her career as a professional MMA. She has earned her purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. After her retirement, she joined Fox Sports in the UFC analytical desk. Now let’s have a close look at Miesha Tate’s net worth in 2018.
Miesha Theresa Tate was born on August 18, 1986, in Tacoma, Washington to her parents Michelle Tate and Rob Tate. During her youth, she used to socialize with boys.
She did her schooling at Franklin Pierce High School and has attended the Central Washington University. In her school, she used to wrestle with boys.
In 2005, Tate won the state championship in the girls’ event. She became interested in Brazilian jiu-jitsu after she was encouraged by her friends to join the mixed martial arts club.
Miesha Tate was in a relationship with professional martial artist Bryan Caraway from 2006 to 2016. In 2014, she saved the life of Caraway’s mother when she got an asthma attack. She has also helped a young girl with a broken arm by carrying her while hiking.
Meisha Tate’s first amateur bout happened against Muay Thai specialist Elizabeth Posener in March 2006. Before turning a pro, her amateur record was 5-1. In November 2007, she made her professional debut as a mixed martial artist.
In April 2009, Tate defeated Liz Carreiro to win the FCF Women’s Bantamweight Championship. She successfully defended her title in January 2010 against Valerie Coolbaugh.
In Strikeforce, she debuted in June 2008. In her debut match, she went on to defeat Elaina Maxwell. At the women’s tournament of Strikeforce in August 2010, Tate became the Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Tournament Champion by defeating Hitomi Akano.
She joined UFC in February 2013. In December 2013, she lost against Ronda Rousey for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. She became the UFC Bantamweight Champion in March 2016 by defeating Holly Holm. In November 2016, Tate lost to Raquel Pennington at the UFC 205. Following that, she announced her retirement from MMA.
Apart from mixed martial arts, Meisha Tate in the documentary ‘Fight Life’. She has also appeared in the video game called EA Sports UFC. She has also appeared on the covers of ESPN Body Issue and Fitness Gurls. In 2014, she joined the KHI Management Company.
Awards & Achievements
In 2011, Miesha Tate won the Female Fighter of the Year Awards at the World MMA Awards. In 2016, she received the Comeback of the Year Award also the World MMA Awards. She is the winner of the Strikeforce 2010 Women’s Bantamweight Tournament. She has held the titles of UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion, and FCF Women’s Bantamweight Champion.
Net Worth of Miesha Tate
Miesha Tate has an estimated net worth of more than $6.5 million. She made this fortune from her career as a mixed martial artist. She has fought several matches against many top players and had a win/loss record of 18 – 7 from a total of 25 matches. Part of her wealth also comes by signing a contract with FS1. She has represented her country at the FILA Grappling World Championships in 2008 and won the Silver Medal.
Miesha Tate is considered one of the most popular females mixed martial artists in the world. She has fought against several top names in the world. She has also done modeling for several publications and websites and was labeled as the “the most beautiful woman in MMA” by the magazine Fitness Gurls.