Demetrious Johnson
Demetrious Johnson
Real Name/Full Name Demetrious Khrisna Johnson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: DJ, Mighty Mouse, Demetrious Johnson
Birthplace: Madisonville, Kentucky, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 13 August 1986
Age/How Old: 37 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 160 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 61 Kg
In Pounds – 135 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother – Karen Johnson
Siblings: N/A
School: Washington High School
College: Pierce College
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Destiny Bartels (m. 2012)
Kids/Children Name: Tyron, Maverick, (3rd child’s name unknown)
Profession: Mixed Martial Artist, Fighter
Net Worth: $8 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Demetrious Johnson is the former UFC flyweight champion and who currently holds the UFC record for most consecutive title defenses. By profession, he is a mixed martial artist and freestyle wrestler. He is one of the most renowned and “greatest mixed martial artist,” has been referred by ESPN and other UFC personnel.

Well, how well do you know about Demetrious Johnson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Demetrious Johnson’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Demetrious Johnson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Johnson had attended Washington High School, where he did some athletics such as wrestling. In his junior and senior years, he got the 3rd and 2nd rank respectively under the category of wrestling.

He even had received various scholarships for wrestling, but since he did not want to leave his family behind, he rejected all of them. In his early stages, Johnson was raised by a single mother who was deaf as well. Later, when his mother remarried, Johnson realized that he had got a very rude stepfather. Thus, it can be concluded that the childhood memories of Johnson were not really a happy ones.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Demetrious Johnson in 2024, and what is his height and weight? Well, Demetrious Johnson’s age is 37 years old as of today’s date 20th June 2024 having been born on 13 August 1986. Though, he is 5′ 3″ in feet and inches and 160 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 135 lbs in Pound and 61kg in Kilograms.


Johnson studied at the Washington High School. He received various scholarship offers for wrestling. As he did not want to leave his family behind, he did not take any of them. Instead, he attended Pierce College for two years.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Demetrious Johnson With Wife Destiny Bartels
Demetrious Johnson With Wife Destiny Bartels

Johnson married his love life, Destiny Bartels, in the year 2011 in Hawaii. In the year 2013, the couple had their first child, a son named Tyren. Their second child Maverick was born in the year 2015, and in the year 2018, a daughter was born to them.

Is Demetrious Johnson Gay?

Johnson married his long-time girlfriend Destiny Bartels in the year 2011, and they have three children. So, Johnson is not gay.

Professional Career

In the year 2007, Demetrious started his career in the field of mixed martial arts. Johnson had fought at the Alaska Fighting Championships, where he won via head kick KO, which ultimately made him make a deal with the WEC, or the World Extremecage Fighting. He made his debut at WEC against Brad Pickett in the year 2010. However, he lost the match.

After WEC got amalgamated with UFC, all the fighters of WEC had to move to the UFC. Johnson defeated Benavidez and became the UFC Flyweight Champion. At The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale in the year 2016, Johnson had faced Tim Elliott, where he had won the fight. In 2018, Johnson got traded to ONE Championship for the former ONE welterweight champion Ben Askren.

Johnson debuted at the ONE Championship, where he defeated Yuya Wakamatsu in the second round. Johnson had fought with numerous famous fighters, including Miguel Torres and Ian McCall. Johnson’s second ONE Championship took place in the year 2019. Websites such as “Sherdog” have placed Johnson at the rank nine under the category of Pound Fighter and at level two as a Flyweight.


  • He was a UFC flyweight championship tournament winner.
  • He was awarded “Fight of the Fight Vs. Ian McCall, Henry Cejudo and John Dodson (3 times)”
  • He was awarded “Performance of the night Vs. Kyoji Horiguchi, Wilson Reis, Ray Borg and Henry Cejudo (4 times)”.
  • He received the “2017 Fighter of the Year” award by ESPY.
  • He received by the “2013 Fighter of the Year” award.
  • By ESPN, he received the “2017 Submission of the Year Vs. Ray Borg”.
  • He received the “2017 Most Outstanding Fighter of the Year” by Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
  • Demetrious Johnson was named as the “Breakthrough Fighter of the Year” in the year 2012.
  • In the year 2017, he was awarded the title of “Best Fighter” when he defeated Gennady Golovkin, Terence Crawford, and others.
  • Various sports channels and magazines also awarded him several trophies and titles.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Demetrious Johnson in 2024

Demetrious Johnson Net Worth
Demetrious Johnson Net Worth

As of 2024, Johnson’s net worth is approximately $8 Million. Most of his income comes from wrestling and from various virtual gaming channels. Reportedly, in the year 2013, he had earned quite a handsome amount of money from UFC 186.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Apart from wrestling and performing mixed martial arts, Johnson is a massive lover of video games. Thus, he is quite popular on Twitch, with over 15,00,000 followers on his “Mighty” gaming channel.

Johnson is a renowned mixed martial artist, and he is quite famous all around the world. Despite having a harsh childhood where his mother was deaf, he fought his way to reach where he is now. If we count his career highlights, it clearly shows that he is a 12-time Flyweight World Champion and is also known for being the greatest pound to pound mixed martial artists. After the sheer dedication and hard work towards his goal, all these records and tournaments were won by him.


  1. Hello, is your father Michael and do you have a uncle James? I think we may be relatives. God’s blessings to you!


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