Facts of George St-Pierre
|Full Name:||George St-Pierre|
|Birth Date:||May 18, 1981|
|Height:||5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)|
|Break Up||Lucy Oneyeforo|
|Net Worth||$30 million|
|Salary||$200,000 per fight|
|Siblings||two sisters: Myrian|
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Retired professional mixed martial artist George St-Pierre is one of the greatest fighters in the history of MMA. George who was once bullied in school has now become the three-times UFc champion. The American website Sherdog ranked George as the no 1 welterweight all over the world for several years. Further, the Canadian born (May 19, 1981) boy George named himself as the Canadian Athlete of the yers continuously for three years from 2008 to 2010. Coming from a financially poor family, Pierre worked as a bouncer and a garbage man during his early struggling days. Inspired by Jean-Claude Van Damme, the boy turned pro by the age of 21 with a black belt in Kyokushin.
Once, who used to get admiration from others now has turned into professional admiring others. Wanna know more about George St Pierre, his struggling days, uncountable records, matches and personal life? If so, then continuing reading the article below without any delay.
George St-Pierre’s Bio, Age, Nationality, Parents, Education
The professional MMA fighter George was born on May 19, 1981. By May of 2019, he has successfully completed 38 years of his age. He was born in Saint-Isidore, Canada under the birth sign Taurus. Further, he holds Canadian nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He is nicknamed as Rush by his fans. George took birth in the house of parents Roland St-Pierre (father) and Pauline St-Pierre (mother). His father worked as a flooring and carpet installer whereas his mother worked at a nursing home. Besides, he raised along with his two sisters including one’s name as Myriam.
Moreover, George hasn’t disclosed any information about his educational qualifications. Pierre’s childhood doesn’t seem that much luxurious as other children. While growing up, he has to face many problems but he never gives up on it. During George’s school days, he used to get bullied by his friends. Finally, George decided to get rid of it as bullying became worse. He started learning Kyokushin Karate first under his father and later under karate master. The sudden demise of his master leads him to take wrestling, boxing, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. As George’s financial condition wasn’t sufficient for his studies, he began working as a bouncer at Montreal nightclub and as a garbage man to pay his school fees.
Is George St-Pierre married? Girlfriend, affairs, and children
George hasn’t yet tied his knot with any woman. Neither, he has fathered any children. Currently, George is probably in a relationship. Recently, he posted a picture with a girl named Genie Bouchard, who is rumored to be his girlfriend. Genie, a tennis player seems like he has stolen the heart of MMA fighter George. However, none of the online sources is able to claim their relationship. So it’s quite confusing regarding George’s current relationship.
Moreover, his name attached to many beautiful girls in the past. Once, George was dating a British sprinter, Lucy Onyeforo. Although both of them never openly talked and confirmed their relationship, they secretly dated each other. Later, due to some reason, they parted away silently. Back in 2012, he was rumored to be dating a Hollywood actress Mandy Moore. However, their rumor never turned true. Currently, George is giving his more attention to his career rather than other things.
Professional Career of George St- Pierre
As previously mentioned, George started learning Kyokushin Karate from his early childhood after getting bullied in school. During his high school days, he worked as a bouncer and a garbage man to pay his school fee. Finally, at the age of 21, George received a black belt in Kyokushin Karate. Further, he also learned wrestling and boxing in his early career.
George made his debut, defeating highly ranked Karo Parisyan by undisputed decision in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Further, he won his first welterweight championship title after defeating Matt Hughes. However, he lost the title losing the game with Matt Sera. Later, he again retained the title defeating Matt Hughes for Interim title and Sera for the unified championship title. Moreover, he worked hard to defend the title defeating fighters like Dan Hardy, B.J. Penn, Nick Diaz, Josh Koscheck, etc.
Career break and return back
Due to some reason, George made his matches off in 2013. however, he returned back in 2017 after 4 years with a great comeback. In 2017, he defeated Michael Bisping to become the Middleweight Champion. Further, in his entire career, he has won altogether 26 matches out of 28 matches holding the record of most wins in title bouts. But the moment of sadness, evacuate his title after just 34 days of holding the belt due to suffering from ulcerative colitis. After his health problem, he rumored to fight in lightweight at the end of the years.
Apart from his MMA career, George has also appeared in some movies. Till now, he has already shown his acting skills in movies like The Wint, Never Surrender, Captain America and Kickboxer. Currently, George has added the title ex-MMA fighter after taking retirement. He announced his retirement on February 21, 2019, at a press conference at the Bell Centre in Montreal.
How much is George St-Pierre Net worth and salary?
As of 2019. George has collected a net worth of $30 million. During his MMA career till February 21, 2019, he has earned a total of $7,037,000. As George is currently enjoying his retired life, so he is not getting any salary as of now. However, before his retirement, he gets $200,000 per fight and bonus of the same as salary on winning a game. This makes his salary $400,000 per winning a match. According to some reports, he earned $3.25 million-$5.4 million in UFC 158.
Apart from this, he earned some additional money from endorsement with the companies like NOS Energy, Hayabusa, Under Armor, 888 Poker, reebok, etc. According to this, his annual income is estimated at $12 million. Further, he also wons an Escalade SUV which worths approx $80000.
Height, Weight and other body features
As an MMA player, one should always keep himself fit and healthy. George, as an MMA player is also very concerned about his health. He has got a muscular body with only a few percentages of fats. George is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 77.1 kg (185 Ibs). Besides, he hasn’t disclosed any information baout his other body measurenment.