Amanda Nunes Career Earnings (purse, payouts) + Net Worth

Amanda Nunes is both the Women’s Bantamweight and Featherweight champion of the UFC. Also known as “The Lioness”, she has established herself as one of the greatest ever in her division and the sport. 

Throughout his career, Amanda has been one of the most stand-out performers in the sport. She is known for defending her titles 9 consecutive times. To date, Amanda remains one of the most dominant champions in any UFC division ever. 

Known for her brutish physicality and ability to dominate on all fronts, Nunes is sure to have made good money from her fights. Thus, the only question in people’s minds will be: How much did she earn? Let’s examine Amanda Nunes career earnings through salary, purse, payouts, bonuses, incentive pay, sponsorship & what her net worth is.

Amanda Nunes of Brazil punches Megan Anderson of Australia in their UFC featherweight championship fight during the UFC 259 event at UFC APEX on March 06, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credits: Getty Images)

Before we begin, here are some important things to keep in mind. Firstly, Nevada State Athletic Commission does not release fighter pay, so none of the following payout data for the event is official. However, we can estimate a fighter’s pay info by looking at their previous, officially-released salaries.

Secondly, Amanda’s salary, incentive pay, and PPV revenue from her upcoming fight with Julianna Peña are yet to be released. Hence, you can check back here for updates. With all that out of the way, let’s begin.

Amanda Nunes Career Earnings

Amanda Nunes of Brazil punches Felicia Spencer of Canada in their UFC featherweight championship bout during the UFC 250 event at UFC APEX on June 06, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.(Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter Result  Base Salary  Win Bonus  Performance Bonus/ PPV Revenue Incentive Pay/ Sponsorships Total 
Megan Anderson W $350,000 $100,000    $40,000 $490,000
Felicia Spencer W $350,000 $100,000   $40,000 $490,000
Germaine de Randamie W $350,000 $100,000   $40,000 $490,000
Holly Holm W $300,000 $200,000 $50,000 $40,000 $590,000
Cris Cyborg W $350,000   $50,000 $40,000  $440,000
Raquel Pennington W $110,000 $110,000   $40,000  $260,000
Valentina Shevchenko W $105,000 $105,000   $40,000 $250,000
Ronda Rousey W $100,000 $100,000  $50,000  $40,000  $290,000 
Miesha Tate W $100,000    $50,000 $30,000 $180,000
Valentina Shevchenko W $28,000 $28,000   $5,000 $61,000
Sara McMann W $21,000 $21,000  $50,000 $5,000 $97,000
Shayna Baszler W $15,000 $15,000     $30,000
Cat Zingano L $15,000        
Germaine de Randamie W $8,000 $8,000     $16,000
Sheila Gaff W $6,000  $6,000      $12,000 

Total UFC Earnings: $3,687,500 ( $3.68 million) 

A Glance at Amanda Nunes Asset Accumulation

Name Amanda Nunes 
Age 33 years old (Born 1988) 
Net Worth $4-4.5 million (approx.)
Status Active
Salary $490,000 (last fight vs Megan Anderson)
Source of Wealth UFC Career, Endorsements 
Endorsements  Reebok, Venum, CELSIUS Energy Drink, TheCryptoApp, Trifecta, Hyperice, TrustSwap, Tokyo Time, and more.  
Endorsement Earnings $500,000
Marital Status  Married to Nina Nunes (previously Ansaroff)
Residence  Coral Springs, Florida, United States
Charities N/A

What is Amanda Nunes Net Worth in 2021?

According to reports, Amanda Nunes Net Worth sits at around $4-4.5 million in 2021. For the most part, Amanda makes most of her killing plying her trade inside the Octagon but also from her lucrative endorsement deals. Currently, the Brazilian fighter is sponsored by Venum, CELSIUS Energy Drink, TheCryptoApp, Trifecta, Hyperice, TrustSwap, Tokyo Time, and more. 

As mentioned above, Nunes’ earnings from UFC ( includes pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $3,687,500. However, Amanda began his career fighting in Invicta FC, Strikeforce, BC, Samurai FC, Prime and DF.  Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights, Amanda’s total earnings from MMA amount to $4 million.

With her career still to reach it’s full potential, the 33-year-old’s influence is expected to keep increasing,  making her a very marketable athlete. As such, you can expect a significant increase in Nunes’ endorsement earnings in the coming years. Moreover, “The Lioness” will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, when he takes on Julianna Peña at UFC 269

Sami Haider

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Sami Haider is a UFC/boxing journalist who connects combat sports to pop culture. His deep passion for the UFC started in 2018, triggered by the UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor fight. He is a passionate writer who has a profound love for the sport and the skills that are used in it. Through his work, Sami aspires to connect combat sportsmen and their enthusiastic fans.


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