Jared Cannonier Career Earnings (purse, payouts) + Net Worth

Jared Cannonier is the #3 rank contender in the UFC’s Middleweight division. Also known as, “the Killa Gorilla”, he is one of the most prominent fighters in his division.

After making a very average start, Jared (14-5) was looking like just another fighter on the roster. However, the American kept fighting and building a resume, putting some big names on his list. Currently, Cannonier is one of the most dangerous fighters on the roster. 

Known for his endurance, and some heavy striking, Cannonier is sure to have made good money from his fights. Thus, the only question in people’s minds will be: How much did he earn? Let’s examine Jared Cannonier career earnings through salary, purse, payouts, bonuses, incentive pay, sponsorship & what his net worth is.

ared Cannonier kicks Kelvin Gastelum in a middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 21, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credits: Getty Images)

Before we begin, here are some important things to keep in mind. Firstly, Texas 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, Jared’s salary, incentive pay, and PPV revenue from his upcoming fight with Derek Brunson are yet to be released. Hence, you can check back here for updates. With all that out of the way, let’s begin.

Jared Cannonier Career Earnings

Jared Cannonier kicks Robert Whittaker of Australia in their middleweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 25, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter Result Base SalaryWin Bonus Performance Bonus Incentive Pay/ SponsorshipsTotal
Kelvin GastelumW$90,000$90,000 $11,000$191,000
Robert WhittakerL$75,000$0$0$5,000$80,000
Jack HermanssonW$70,000$70,000$50,000$5,000$195,000
Anderson SilvaW$54,000$54,000$0$5,000$113,000
David BranchW$52,000$52,000$50,000$5,000$159,000
Dominick ReyesL$52,000$0$0$5,000$57,000
Jan BłachowiczL$52,000$0$0$5,000$57,000
Nick RoehrickW$50,000$50,000$0$2,500$102,500
Glover TeixeiraL$50,000$0$0$2,500$52,500
Ion CutelabaW$12,000$12,000$50,000$2,500$76,500
Cyril AskerW$10,000$10,000$50,000$2,500$72,500
Shawn JordanL$8,000  $10,000$18,000

Total UFC Earnings: $983,000  ($0.98 million) 

A Glance at Jared Cannonier Asset Accumulation

NameJared Cannonier 
Age37 years old ( Born 1987)
Net Worth$1-1.5 million 
Salary$191,000 (last fight vs Kelvin  Gastelum)
Source of WealthUFC Career, Endorsements 
Endorsements Reebok, Venum, Thrival, ONX SPORTS, Ice Barrel, Built Bar, The Crystal Council, CANNAFORNIA NURSERY, HighKey® Enterprises LLC, Egg Weights, and more. 
Endorsement Earnings$500,000
Marital Status Married 
Residence Phoenix, Arizona, United States

What is Jared Cannonier Net Worth in 2022?

According to our research, Jared Cannonier’s Net Worth sits at around $1-1.5 million in 2022. For the most part, Jared makes most of his killing plying his trade inside the Octagon but also from his lucrative endorsement deals. Currently, the US-based fighter is sponsored by Venum, Thrival, ONX SPORTS, Ice Barrel, Built Bar, The Crystal Council, CANNAFORNIA NURSERY, HighKey® Enterprises LLC, Egg Weights, and more. 

As mentioned above, Cannonier’s earnings from UFC ( includes pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $983,000. However, Jared began his career fighting in AFC and ACF. Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights, Jared’s earnings from MMA amount to about $1 million.

With his career still blooming, the 37-year-olds influence is expected to keep increasing,  making him a very marketable athlete. As such, you can expect a significant increase in Jared’s endorsement earnings in the coming years. Moreover, “the Killa Gorilla” will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, when he takes on Derek Brunson at UFC 271. 

Dipayan Moitra

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Dipayan Moitra is a combat sports writer and reporter covering UFC, WWE, and Boxing for Sportszion.com


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