- Brendan Schaub is a former MMA artist and is now popular as a podcast host and stand-up comedian. Brandon had a professional fighting career and fought under UFC before retiring in 2015. Since his retirement, he has focused more on hosting podcasts and stand-up comedies, which have proved to be fruitful. So, what has Brendan been doing since he retired from UFC?
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Wife, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Brendan Schaub is a former MMA artist and is now popular as a podcast host and stand-up comedian. Brandon had a professional fighting career and fought under UFC before retiring in 2015. Since his retirement, he has focused more on hosting podcasts and stand-up comedies, which have proved to be fruitful. So, what has Brendan been doing since he retired from UFC?
Brendan Peter Schaub was born in 1983 in Aurora, Colorado. He celebrates his birthday on March 18, which makes his age 38. He holds American nationality and comes from mixed ethnicity of German, Italian, and English.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Upon retiring from football in 2007, Brendan trained in boxing and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. After six months of training, he competed in amateur boxing and won the Colorado novice-division Golden Gloves heavyweight title. He started his professional career in MMA and, in 2009, signed with UFC to compete on the tenth season of The Ultimate Fighter. He won his debut fight against Demico Rogers via submission in the first round. Likewise, he made his UFC debut facing Roy nelson but lost via KO in the first round.
Later, he fought against Chris Tuchscherer, Gabriel Gonzaga, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Ben Rothwell, Matt Mitrione, and others. He holds an MMA record of 10 wins and 5 losses. He announced his retirement from MMA in 2015, and despite his retirement, he has continued his training in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu.
Moreover, Brendan started a podcast, “The Fighter and The Kid,” in 2013. Later, he launched a solo podcast, Big Brown Breakdown, in 2016 and 2018, partnered with Showtime. The same year, he also announced a new podcast, “King and the Sting.” Furthermore, the former MMA fighter is also a stand-up comedian. He has also appeared in few movies like The Tax Collector and Range 15. As of 2021, Brendan Schaub holds a net worth of $2 million.
Married, Wife, and Children
Brendan Schaub is engaged to his beautiful fiancee, Jonna Zanella. His wife is an actress, sports presenter, and entrepreneur. The pair started dating in 2014 and announced their engagement in 2017.
Moreover, the duo also shares two sons. Brendan and his fiancée often feature each other on social media with adorable captions.
He wished his wife on her recent birthday writing,
“Happy birthday to my Cinco de Mayo boo”
However, Brendan and his wife did not always have a perfect marriage. According to an interview, he shared the issues in their marriage.
The former UFC fighter said that the duo encountered problems, but their marriage was somehow saved due to COVID-19. Regardless, Brendan and his wife seem to be back in their love boat, and nothings seem to separate them. Before, Brandon shared a brief relationship with former UFC fighter Ronda Rousey.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Brendan was born to his parents, Debra and Peter Schaub. His father is a second-degree belt in taekwondo. He also has a brother named Jay Schaub.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Brendan stands at the height of 6 feet and 4 inches. Likewise, he has a fit and muscular body that weighs around 111 kg.