Who is Ronda Rousey?
Ronda Rousey is an American wrestler, actress, martial artist, judoka, and author. Ronda became a judo champion and earned back to back golds at the Pan American Championships. She is also a 2008 Olympic bronze medal. In 2010, she joined the mixed martial arts circuit and earned fame as the UFC Bantamweight Champion.
Full Name: Ronda Jean Rousey
Age: 32 years old
Date of Birth: February 1, 1987
Birthplace: Riverside, California, USA
Father: Ron Rousey
Mother: AnnMaria De Mars
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Hazel
Height: 5 ft. 7 inches
Weight: 61 kg
Profession: Wrestler, actress, author, former martial artist and judoka
Husband: Travis Browne
Ronda Rousey: Age, Wiki, Parents
She was born on February 1, 1987, in Riverside, California. She is currently 32 years old and her birth name is Ronda Jean Rousey. Ronda was born to Ron Rousey and AnnMaria De Mars. She is the youngest of three daughters of her parents. Her mother was the firsts American to win a World Judo Championship held in 1984. She belongs to Polish, English, Trinidadian, and Venezuelan ancestry. Ronda’s father committed suicide when she was eight years old. He broke his backsliding with his daughters and learning that he would be a paraplegic, he committed suicide. She attended the University of California, Riverside and pursued a Ph.D. in educational psychology.
She had a problem called apraxia, a neurological speech sound disorder for which he struggled for the first six years of her life. She could not form an intelligible sentence due to that problem. The reason for the problem was due to being born with her umbilical cord wrapped around her neck.
She was raised between Southern California and Jamestown. She retired from her judo career at the age of 21 and started her MMA career after a year.
Ronda Rousey: Career
She was included in the US Olympic team at the age of 15 and after a year, she became the youngest American to earn the national No. 1 ranking in the women’s half-middleweight division.
She won a gold medal at the 2004’s World Junior and Pan American Judo Championships. Also, she was named as the first American woman in 12 years to achieve a World Championship medal by completing second in the 2007 tournament. After that, she retired from judo after earning the bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics at the age of 21.
In 2010, she joined the Glendale Fighting Club and made her amateur debut in mixed martial arts in August 2010. She became the first woman to sign the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She won the belt in the inaugural UFC women’s bout in February 2012.
Apart from wrestling, she is also an active actress. She has made her appearances in films like ‘The Expendables 3’ in 2014, ‘Furious 7’ in 2015, ‘Drunk History’ in 2016, ‘Blindspot’ in 2017, and in ‘Mile 22’ in 2018.
Ronda Rousey: Net Worth
She has an amazing sum of net worth which she has earned from her professional career. She has an estimated net worth of around $12 million and it is expected to rise in the future as she is still active in her career.
Ronda Rousey: Body Measurement
She has a height of 5 ft. 7 inches and she weighs 61 kg. Her body measurement is 35-25-34 inches. She has blonde hair and hazel eyes.
Ronda Rousey: Social Media
She is very active in social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. She has around 12.4M followers on Instagram, about 3.67M followers on Twitter, and around 11.5M followers on Facebook.
Ronda Rousey: Relationship
Rousey is a married woman. She is married to a UFC fighter. The couple tied their knot on August 28, 2017. The marriage event took place at Browne’s home state of Hawaii. The couple has not welcomed any children yet. Before their marriage, there was a rumor regarding their relationship, but the rumor has ended after their marriage.
Previously, she dated her fellow martial artist Timothy DiGorrio. They met for the first time in 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The couple dated for a year and ended with a break up in 2013. In the same year, she dated retired mixed martial artist, Bredan Schaub till 2014.
Her relationship with her ex-boyfriend got many controversies after she discovered that he had taken her nude photos without her knowledge. Also, she fought with Amanda Nunes which also received numerous criticism.