Brendan Schaub; Wife, Net Worth, UFC, Family, Bio, Facts

Published Date: 10 May, 2020 Updated date: 02 Mar, 2021 By Celebs Podium

From a career transition in UFC to a podcaster, Brendan Schaub has had many professional obligations. However, for now, the father of two, along with his partner, is once again the new parent of a baby son, born from the first one, three years apart.

As a professional Mixed Martial Artist, Brendan Schaub served to compete on The Ultimate Fighter from 2009 until 2014. His career then transitioned to a comic artist involving in the podcast and TV shows and a few movies.

Brendan Schaub Bio & Family

The former UFC fighter was born as Brendan Peter Schaub on 18 March 1983 in Aurora, Colorado. His parents comprising of his English mother Debra and an American father, Peter Schaub, raised him and a brother, Jay. Brendan went to Overland High School and lettered two years varsity lacrosse and one-year varsity American football.

Before his junior year, he transferred to the University of Colorado to play football full-time, where he redshirted his first season. He stands at the height of 6 feet 4 inches (193 cm) tall and weighs around 108 kg.

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How Much Net Worth Does He Have?

The 37-year-old has a net worth of $3 million from different professions of UFC, podcaster, and a movie star. During college, he went undrafted in the 2006 NFL Draft but would be signed by the Buffalo Bills to their practice squad. However, he then got released from the team before starting the regular season alongside the Arena Football League‘s Utah Blaze. However, he retired from the sport in 2007.

Post football retirement, he trained for boxing and Brazilian jiu-jitsu for only six months. On 13 June 2008, he won his first fight against Jay Lester from total knockout out (TKO) punches. Likewise, the next year, he won two fights against Johny Curtis and Alex Rozman Brendan. However, he lost against Roy Nelson from knock out punches on 5 December 2009. Before retiring from the MMA ring, Brendan lost both his matches against Andrei Arlovski and Travis Browne on 14 June 2014 and 6 December 2014.

Brendan Schaub (right) fight against Travis Browne on 6 December 2014 (Pundit Arena)

On The Joe Rogan Experience show on 10 October 2015, he announced his MMA retirement. Post-MMA, he has been involved ina podcasting show, The Fighter, and the Kid more actively, which he started since 2013. He has also been part of some great movies and TV Shows, including The Tax Collector (2019), Range 15 (2016), and The Ultimate Fighter (2009).

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Does He Have A Wife?

Talking about his personal life, he is living around a joyful company with Joanna Zanella. She is his wife-to-be to whom he got engaged in September 2017 and is working to cover the UFC reports for Fox Deportes. The couple is together for quite some years for now, and they share two sons, Tiger and Boston.

Brendan Schaub and wife-to-be Joanna Zanella with kids celebrating Christmas on 25 December 2019 (Brenda’s Instagram)

A year before their engagement, they welcomed their first child, Tiger, born at 8:20 am on 22 February 2016. Three years later, the family becomes four upon the arrival of Boston on 26 November 2019. After the baby’s arrival, his wife-to-be wrote,

Boston J Schaub 11-26-19 I feel so much love for you. My heart expanded. And now it has all the love for my two boys and my wonderful husband. Thank you @brendanschaub for being by my side every minute and making today such a wonderful experience. I can’t believe I’m a mom of 2 boys. Boston you are perfect ❤️ #brendanschaub #bostonschaub #joannazanellaschaub

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Some Interesting Facts About Brendan Schaub

  • Brendan is of German, Italian, and English descent.
  • His dad is a second-degree black belt in taekwondo.
  • The UFC fighter received no college athletic scholarship offers.
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