|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
|Birthday:||Aug 02, 1983|
|Age:||39 years old|
|Height:||6 feet (cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Last Updated:||December, 2022|
Nick Diaz is a professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter. He has a net worth of 3,000,000 USD. He is a dropout from school. At a very young age, he started to participate in wrestling and martial art fights. But soon because of his performance he was able to take it as a professional career. He earned a lot of money from this career, bought luxurious houses and cars. Despite having some bad reputations, he is still famous and has a lot of fans.
How Did Nick Diaz Become Rich?
Nick Diaz was born on 2nd August 1983. He was born in an American-Mexican family living in Stockton, California. The name of his mother is Melissa. But no information is available for his father as his father left them when they were really young. He has one young brother and one sister and all of them were raised by their mother alone.
At a young age, Nick Diaz started training in karate and martial arts. During his teenage years, he participated in local wrestling tournaments. He attended Tokyo high School but only for one year. After that, he dropped out. At the age of 18, he participated in his first professional martial arts tournament. This is where his professional career life started and fortune started to come to him.
In his second match in July 2002, he again won the match against Chris Lytle at IFC Welterweight Championship. His estimated win in these two matches was nearly 20,000 US dollars. After two months, he participated in another tournament but lost in the finals. But after one year, in 2004, Diaz again challenged Jeremy Jackson who defeated him and won the rematch. As a result, the UFC signed him for other matches. After that Diaz entered into the Pride Fighting championships. There, he fought against Gomi and won 30,000 US dollars. On 17th September of 2007, Diaz entered EliteXC and won against Mike Aina. Here, he won 50,000 US dollars. After that, Diaz participated in the “Return of the King” event of EliteXC. Here, he won against Corbbrey and received another 60,000 US dollars.
After some time the EliteXC was dismissed and Nick Diaz joined Strikeforce and there, he participated in Dream 3 in 2008. He won against Katsuya Inoue and won 400,000 US dollars. Because of his performance, Strikeforce CEO announced that Nick Diaz will be fighting the legend of MMA Frank shamrock in the upcoming event in April 2009. This was a big chance for him to win a huge prize and fame. So in this match, Nick Diaz was successful to defeat the legend of MMA Frank Shamrock. As a result, Nick Diaz won a total of 700,550 US dollars and shook the media after defeating the MMA legend.
Over his carrier in Strikeforce, he lost against KJ Noons and had a history with him. But Finally in 2007 he won against KJ Noons in a rematch and won 90,000 US dollars.
Nick Diaz was the first Strikeforce fighter who successfully defended Strikeforce Welterweight Championship three consecutive times by winning against Evangelista Santos, Cyborg, and Paul Daley. He won a total of 900,000 US dollars.
After that, he returned to UFC again and won his fight against BJ Penn and won 80,000 US Dollars.
What Is Nick Diaz Net Worth?
Nick Diaz is a millionaire. Now, let’s find out how he has this much net worth. Nick Diaz won a total of 40,000 US dollars during his earlier fights. It is reported that his total winnings in earlier UFC matches are worth 60,000 US dollars. He won 50,000 US dollars in his first match at EliteXC and 60,000 US dollars in his 3rd match.
After that, he won 400,000 US dollars in his first fight with Strikeforce. The next win was one of the biggest wins of Diaz’s life where he beat the MMA legend and won 700,550 US dollars. One of his satisfying wins was against KJ Noons where he earned 90,000 US dollars. Another significant win was when he was victorious in SWC & earned 900,000 US dollars. His final earning in a fight was 80,000 US dollars.
In a YouTube interview, Nick Diaz mentioned that he has a Ford Silverado worth 40,400 US dollars. He has 3 S-Works bikes worth 35,000 USD. He also mentioned that his house in Stockton, California is worth 1.3 million US dollars.
It was found in a report that Nick Diaz was penalized several times due to taking drugs before matches. The first time he was fined 3,000 US dollars. But after that, he was fined 25,000 and 30,000 US dollars in his 2nd and 3rd penalty respectively. He also has liabilities of 673,000 US dollars. So, his net worth is 3,000,000 US dollars.
How Nick Diaz Spends His Money?
It is rumored that Nick Diaz is a drug addict. He spends lots of money to buy Marijuana. He was fined a number of times because of taking Marijuana before matches. So, Diaz had to count a significant amount of money for the penalty. Nick Diaz likes fancy bikes of S-Works. So, he bought three bikes of S-Works.
He also bought Ford Silverado as he likes such kinds of cars. He mentioned in a YouTube interview that this car suits a mixed martial arts fighter and this is his favorite car. Nick Diaz also spent a big amount of his earnings on his house. He spends some money to keep his mother happy and bear all of her expenses. “My mother raised me alone. So now, I will never let her feel alone” said Diaz in the YouTube interview.
- Nick Diaz had a girlfriend. Before he got into mixed martial arts fight, she committed suicide. Diaz often visited her grave and told her that he would become the fighter she wanted. This is one of the main reasons for Nick Diaz’s success.
- Diaz was raised by his mother and he has a brother Nathan Diaz. Both of them are MMA fighters.
- Nick Diaz and his brother are teachers of Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu.
- Nick Diaz was penalized several times due to taking drugs before matches.