George St-Pierre bio, height, weight, net worth, salary, nationality, ethnicity
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|Full Name:||George St-Pierre|
|Birth Date:||May 19, 1981|
|Profession:||Canadian professional Mixed Martial Artist (MMA)|
|Height:||5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)|
|Net Worth||$30 million|
|Eye Color||blue eyes|
|Birth Place||Saint-Isidore, Quebec|
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George St-Pierre (born in 19th May 1981 in Saint-Isidore, Quebec Canada) is the renowned retired Canadian professional Mixed Martial Artist (MMA). He is the three-time Welterweight Champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. George also held the Middleweight title and became the fourth fighter in the history to hold titles in two division. St-Pierre holds the record of the most wins in title bouts as he has won 26 matches out of 28.
George St-Pierre: Personal Life; Love Life
George prefers to keep the information of his personal life a secret. He has been in a relationship with a number of ladies in the past. But he hasn’t tied the knot with anyone or been serious about any girl so far. George has linked with the British-born sprinter Lucy Onyeforo. It seems they have been dating each other but this alleged relationship has not been confirmed by either of them.
Back in 2012, he was also rumored to be dating Hollywood actress Mandy Moore which is not sure if it’s true or not. According to sources, he was recently sharing pictures in his Instagram profile with a tennis player named Genie Bouchard. However, the information about this relation is also not claimed to be true. Therefore, we can say that, George St-Pierre is not a married man but also we can’t say that if he is single or in a relationship. Meanwhile, he is focused in his career.
George St-Pierre: Wiki, Bio, Age, Parents, Education
George St-Pierre was born in 19th May 1981 in Saint-Isidore, Quebec Canada to his parents Roland St-Pierre (Father) and Pauline St-Pierre (Mother). As of 2019, he is 38 years old and his star sign is Taurus. By nationality he is Canadian and his ethnicity is White. Further information about his sibling and education has not been disclosed yet.
George had a difficult childhood, attending school where others used to steal his clothes and money. He began learning Kyokushin Karate at the age of 7 from his father and later from a Kyokushin Karate Master to defend himself against the school bully. St-Pierre took up wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and boxing after his Karate teacher died when he was around 16 years old.
Before turning to pro as a mixed martial artist, George worked as a bouncer at a Montreal night club in the South Shore called Fuzzy Brossard and as a garbageman for 6 months to pay for his school fees. As a youth he was inspired by Jean-Claude Van Damme, and described fighting him in the film Kickboxer: Vengeance as “a dream come true”.
George St-Pierre: Professional Career
Turning pro at the age of 21, he had a black belt in Kyokushin. George has trained with a number of groups in a large variety of gyms throughout his fighting career. He made his debut with Ultimate Fighting Championship at UFC 46, where he defeated highly ranked Karo Parisyan by unified decision. Next he faced the fight against Jay Hieron at UFC 48 whom he defeated in the very first round.
Furthermore, he battled with Matt Hughes at UFC 50 and won the title for welterweight championship. But St-Pierre lost the title to Matt Sera and again retained after defeating Matt Hughes for Interim title and Sera for the unified championship title. He defeated the title for 9 times where he defeated fighters like B.J. Penn, Dan Hardy, Josh Koscheck, Nick Diaz, etc.
George St-Pierre has come up against and defeated fighters including Dave Strasser, Jason Miller, Frank Trigg, Sean Sherk, etc. He had a vacation from his fighting field in 2013 and later made a huge come back in 2017 by defeating Michael Bisping to become the Middleweight Champion. George holds the record of the most wins in title bouts as he has won 26 matches out of 28.
St-Pierre was working as a trainer on The Ultimate Fighter 4: The Comeback on Spike TV, which featured fighters of UFC events including Matt Sera, Shonie Carter, Pete Sell, Patrick Cote, and Travis Lutter.
Moreover, he appeared in some movies like Captain America, The Wint, Kickboxer and Never Surrender. On 21st February 2019, he announced his official retirement at a press conference at the Bell Centre in Montreal.
How much is George St-Pierre Net Worth and Salary?
According to the reports, George St-Pierre has an estimated net worth of $30 million as of 2019. According to the sources, the retired MMA fighter has come across his total earnings of his whole fighting life of $7037000. It is said that he used to receive $400000 in total per fight including bonus $200000.
Apart from fighting pay, reportedly George earns $3.25 million-$5.4 million for UFC 158 and all thanks goes to 950000 people for buying the tickets. Talking about his assets, he owns an Escalade SUV priced at $74000-$80000 approx.
Besides fighting field, George has an endorsement deals with companies like Under Armor, NOS Energy, Hayabusa, 888poker, Bacardi, Can-Am, Reebok and many more. After all the calculations, it is clear that GSP earns $12 million every year.
George St-Pierre: Height, Weight & Social Media
The MMA fighter has a perfect height of 5 feet and 11 inches. His total body weight is 77 kg. He has blue eyes and brown colored hair. GSP holds 2.3 million followers in Instagram, 1.99 million followers in Twitter and 3 million followers in Facebook.