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Miesha Tate Net Worth: How Rich Is the UFC Fighter in 2022?



Tate is an American mixed martial artist known for being a former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. The Miesha Tate net worth figure is roughly $6 million as of 2022.

Miesha Tate poses for a portrait after her victory during the UFC Fight Night event
(Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC)

Early Life and Bio

Full NameMiesha Theresa Tate
Birth Date / AgeAugust 18, 1986 / 35 Years Old
Birth PlaceTacoma, Washington, USA
Source of WealthMixed Martial Arts
Relationship StatusMarried To Johnny Nuñez
Height5 ft. 6 in. / 1.68 m.
Net Worth$6 Million

Miesha Theresa Tate was born in August of 1986 in Tacoma, Washington to parents Rob and Michelle. Meanwhile, Miesha has one sibling, a sister named Felicia.

Growing up, Tate was a tomboy, often socializing with the boys in her neighborhood on the playgrounds. While attending Franklin Pierce High School, Tate wrestled on the boys’ team each of her four years.

As a senior, she won the girls’ state championship title. Afterward, Tate enrolled at Central Washington University. Interestingly, a friend convinced her to attend an MMA club with her.

Notably, Tate tallied a 5-1 record while fighting in the amateur ranks before going pro in 2007.

 Miesha Tate poses on the scale during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in
(Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Miesha Tate Net Worth and Career

Tate had a very memorable run in Strikeforce before joining the UFC in 2013. In Strikeforce, the bantamweight went 6-2, which included three submission victories.

Women’s MMA phenom Ronda Rousey welcomed Tate to the UFC by submitting her in the opening minute of her debut. Unfortunately, Tate started her UFC tenure 1-3.

However, she turned it around in 2014 with a victory over Liz Carmouche. Three additional wins led to Tate receiving a title shot against Holly Holm. In what was a back and forth bout, Tate choked out Holm to become champion.

Unfortunately, she failed to defend her belt as she immediately ran into Amanda Nunes. In fact, since losing the belt, Tate is just 1-3 with her lone win coming by TKO.

According to The Sports Daily, Tate has made about $1.7 million by way of her fight purses.

Lastly, Tate has inked endorsement deals throughout the years with brands like Reebok, Tax Slayer, NASCAR, and Budweiser. On top of that, she appeared in the award-winning MMA documentary, Fight Life.

Miesha Tate Instagram and Twitter

Currently, the UFC fighter possesses 2.1 million Instagram followers. To go along with that, Tate has another 827 thousand followers on her Twitter account as of June 2022.

Personal Life

In 2018, Tate began dating fellow mixed martial artist Johnny Nunez. Still together to this day, the couple has a daughter named Amaia Nevaeh and a son named Daxton Wylder. 

In 2022, the fighter competed in Celebrity Big Brother and actually came in first place overall.

In college, Tate saved her ex-boyfriend’s mother who was suffering from an asthma attack while scuba diving. Reportedly, Tate revived her after she was unresponsive.

Miesha Tate Net Worth

The Miesha Tate net worth figure of $6 million has been accumulated since entering the UFC in 2013. Despite having a successful career in Strikeforce, Tate didn’t begin making real money until the UFC. Her fight purses and endorsement deals have yielded her millions.

Miesha Tate FAQ

How old is Miesha Tate?

The UFC women’s bantamweight celebrates her birthday every year on August 18th. Being born in 1986, Tate will be 36 years old in the summer of 2022.

Who is Miesha Tate married to?

Tate started dating fellow mixed martial artist Johnny Nunez in January 2018. Nunez has competed for promotions like ONE Championship and Bellator.

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Miesha Tate speaks during a video podcast in the Go Live Vegas booth
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