Justin Gaethje is the #2 rank contender in the UFC’s Lightweight division. Also known as, “The Highlight”, he is one of the heaviest hitters and the most violent fighter in his division.
After making a crazy start, Justin (22-3-0) was looking doubtful for a future in the UFC. However, Justin did very well to turn things around and even became the interim champion for some time. Currently, Gaethje is one of the most entertaining and explosive fighters on the roster.
Known for his fearless striking and commendable endurance, Gaethje 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? Well, let’s examine what are Justin Gaethje career earnings through salary, purse, payouts, bonuses, incentive pay, sponsorship & what his net worth is.
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, Justin’s salary, incentive pay, and PPV revenue from his upcoming fight with Michael Chandler are yet to be released. Hence, you can check back here for updates. With all that out of the way, let’s begin.
Justin Gaethje Career Earnings
|Fighter||Result||Base Salary||Win Bonus||Performance Bonus/ PPV Revenue||Incentive Pay/Sponsorships||Total|
Total UFC Earnings: $3,645,500 ($3.6 million)
A Glance at Justin Gaethje Asset Accumulation
|Age||32 yers old ( Born 1988)|
|Net Worth||$4-5 million (approx.)|
|Salary||$1,227,500 ( last fight vs Khabib Nurmagomedov)|
|Source of Wealth||UFC Career, Endorsements|
|Endorsements||Reebok, ONX Labs, MyBookie.ag, Landow Performance, Waiākea, Cannadips®, Gains in Bulk, Prairie Fire Strength, Jose Cuervo USA, and more.|
|Endorsement Earnings||$1 million|
|Residence||Safford, Arizona, United States|
What is Justin Gaethje Net Worth in 2021?
According to our research, Justin Gaethje’s Net Worth sits at around $4-5 million in 2021. For the most part, Justin 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 Reebok, ONX Labs, MyBookie.ag, Landow Performance, Waiākea, Cannadips®, Gains in Bulk, Prairie Fire Strength, Jose Cuervo USA, and more.
As mentioned above, Gaethje’s earnings from UFC ( includes pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $3,645,500. However, Justin began his career fighting in WSOF, RITC, ROF, and BTT. Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights, Justin’s earnings from MMA amount to about $4 million.
With his career still blooming, the 32-year-olds influence is expected to keep increasing, making him a very marketable athlete. As such, you can expect a significant increase in Justin’s endorsement earnings in the coming years. Moreover, “The Highlight” will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, when he takes on Michael Chandler at UFC 268.