Daniel Ryan Cormier is one name that is well renowned among wrestling fans and UFC fanatics.
Before making his name as an MMA fighter, he was a professional wrestler. The former wrestler is an Olympic semi-finalist and six times USA Senior National Championship winner.
The mixed martial artist earned fame after joining UFC. He also holds the record of winning two UFC titles in different weight divisions simultaneously and successfully defending both the titles.
The retired wrestler and MMA fighter has won the Xtreme MMA Heavyweight Championship as well.
As fans, you must be well excited to know more about the prolific fighter and his glorious career. Before we head into details about his career and personal life, we have some quick facts about him.
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|Full Name||Daniel Ryan Cormier|
|Birth Date||March 20, 1979|
|Age||43 years old|
|Place of Birth||Lafayette, Louisiana, US|
|Education||Oklahoma State University, Stillwater|
|Profession||Wrestler, MMA Fighter|
|Father’s Name||Joseph Cormier|
|Mother’s Name||Audrey Cormier|
|Siblings||Joseph Cormier, Felicia Cormier, Feral Cormier|
|Children||Daniel Cormier II, Marquita Kalani Cormier|
|Height(in cm)||181 cm|
|Weight||240 lb (approx.)|
|Social Media||Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.|
|Net Worth||$6million (approx.)|
|Merch||UFC Fight Club, Poster|
|Last Update||June, 2022|
Daniel Cormier | Early Life, Family, and Education
The well-accomplished wrestler was born to Joseph and Audrey Cormier on March 20, 1979. He was born in Lafayette, Louisiana, US. Cormier’s zodiac sign is Pisces.
Moreover, he had a big family of six, including him. Daniel has three siblings, specifically Joseph, Felicia, and Feral.
However, he had a hard time growing up, as his father was shot dead; at that time, Daniel was only 7 years old.
Nonetheless, he attended Northside High School before joining Colby Community College for higher education. He later transferred to Oklahoma State University and graduated with a degree in sociology.
Daniel Cormier | Age, Height and Weight
The American is 41 years old as of now. He stands 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) tall and weighs 240 lbs(approx.).
Daniel Cormier | Olympic, Wrestling Career, Martial Arts, UFC and Retirement
The MMA fighter career started early on from his high school days. During his time in high school, he managed to win 3 Louisiana State Championship titles in wrestling.
He had an outstanding record in high school, winning more than 100 fights and losing only 9.
Well, this might come as a surprise for a lot of fans, but little did you know that the former Olympian was also an all-state football player.
He played in the line breaker position. Also, he declined the offer to play football to pursue his passion for wrestling.
Nevertheless, Cormier won the junior college national championship twice during his time at Colby Community College.