Top 20 MMA celebrities in Brazil

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 MMA celebrities [Updated November 26, 2022].

1. Wanderlei Silva

Wanderlei Silva net worth 2020
Wanderlei Silva was born on July 3, 1976 in Curitiba, Brazil.
He became known as the The Axe Murderer and Cachorro Louco.

Net Worth 2020: $18 Million

2. Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo net worth 2020
Jose Aldo was born on September 9, 1986 in Manaus, Brazil.

MMA fighter known for being the UFC's first Featherweight Champion on September 30, 2010. He defended his title seven consecutive times before losing to Conor McGregor in December 2015, ending a decade-long undefeated streak.

He was named the 2009 Fighter of the Year by Sherdog. His 2014 fight with Cad Mendes, which he won by unanimous decision, was named Fight of the Year by multiple organizations.

Net Worth 2020: $9 Million

3. Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva net worth 2020
Anderson Silva was born on April 14, 1975 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He holds black belts in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, and Taekwondo. He's earned more than a dozen post-fight bonuses in the UFC.

Net Worth 2020: $8 Million

4. Mauricio Rua

Mauricio Rua net worth 2020
Mauricio Rua was born on November 25, 1981 in Curitiba, Brazil.
He was named 2005 Fighter of the Year by Sherdog, after winning the 2005 Pride Middleweight Grand Prix.

Net Worth 2020: $6.5 Million

5. Vitor Belfort

Vitor Belfort net worth 2020
Vitor Belfort was born on April 1, 1977 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He was suspended for 9 months and fined $10,000 after testing positive for a banned substance in 2006.

Net Worth 2020: $5.5 Million

6. Amanda Nunes

Amanda Nunes net worth 2020
Amanda Nunes was born on May 30, 1988 in Brazil.

Brazilian fighter nicknamed the Lioness who began her professional career in 2008. She defeated Miesha Tate for the UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship in 2016, becoming the first openly gay champion in UFC history.

She won five consecutive fights by knockout after losing her first bout.

Net Worth 2020: $4 Million

7. Lyoto Machida

Lyoto Machida net worth 2020
Lyoto Machida was born on May 30, 1978 in Salvador, Brazil.
He received a Sherdog award in 2011 for knockout of the year.

Net Worth 2020: $4 Million

8. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira net worth 2020
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was born on June 2, 1976 in Brazil.
He became a Pride World Heavyweight Champion in November, 2001.

Net Worth 2020: $3 Million

9. Thiago Alves

Thiago Alves net worth 2020
Thiago Alves was born on October 3, 1983 in Brazil.

Brazilian mixed martial artist best known for competing as a Welterweight in Ultimate Fighting Championship. Since joining the UFC in 2012, he has earned victories over opponents like Jason Chambers and Karo Parisyan.

His knockout of Matt Hughes at UFC 85 through the use of punches and flying knees was named Knockout of the Night.

Net Worth 2020: $2 Million

10. Fabricio Werdum

Fabricio Werdum net worth 2020
Fabricio Werdum was born on July 30, 1977 in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
He used to be the head coach for Barcelo Boxing Gym.

Net Worth 2020: $1 Million

11. Jessica Andrade

Jessica Andrade net worth 2020
Jessica Andrade was born on September 25, 1991 in Brazil.
In the beginning of 2014 she was ranked 9th in the official UFC bantamweight rankings.

12. Claudia Gadelha

Claudia Gadelha net worth 2020
Claudia Gadelha was born on December 7, 1988 in Mossoro, Brazil.
She's a multiple-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion, winning the World Championship, Rio International Open, and Brazilian Nationals.

13. Rafael dos Anjos

Rafael dos Anjos net worth 2020
Rafael dos Anjos was born on October 26, 1984 in Brazil.
He was trained in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai.

14. Rogerio Nogueira

Rogerio Nogueira net worth 2020
Rogerio Nogueira was born on June 2, 1976 in Brazil.
He is known for having won the gold medal at the South American Games in Buenos Aires in 2006 in the Super Heavyweight division. 

15. Rick Monstro

Rick Monstro net worth 2020
Rick Monstro was born on March 31, 1984 in Brazil.

16. Andre Galvao

Andre Galvao net worth 2020
Andre Galvao was born on September 29, 1982 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
From 2012 until 2014, he won three consecutive gold medals at the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Cup in Abu Dhabi. He is also known for having written the martial arts book Drill to Win: One Year to Better Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. 

17. Mahamed Aly

Mahamed Aly net worth 2020
Mahamed Aly was born on January 11, 1994 in Brazil.
He denied training in the United States with Lloyd Irvin due to to his allegiance to Rio de Janeiro.  

18. Rafael Carvalho

Rafael Carvalho net worth 2020
Rafael Carvalho was born on July 27, 1986 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He won his 15th straight fight during his third successful title defense at Bellator 190 in December 2017. He tied for the most successful title defenses in Bellator's history with his win. 

19. Poliana Botelho

Poliana Botelho net worth 2020
Poliana Botelho was born on December 15, 1988 in Brazil.
In 2017, she made her debut at UFC 216.

20. Paulo Costa

Paulo Costa net worth 2020
Paulo Costa was born on April 21, 1991 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
He was awarded the Performance of the Night award for his fight against Garreth McLellan.