|Real Name/Full Name||Forrest Griffin|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Forrest Griffin|
|Birth Place:||Columbus, Ohio, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||1 July 1979|
|Age/How Old:||42 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 191 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 93 Kg
In Pounds – 205 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
|School:||Evans High School|
|College:||University of Georgia|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Jaime Logiudice|
|Profession:||Retired Mixed Martial Artist|
|Net Worth:||$8 Million|
|Last Updated:||September 2021|
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has always seen many of the great faces in the history of their top fights; one such UFC master was Forrest Griffin. Forrest Griffin is a very respected name in the history of UFC. Forrest Griffin, in his time under UFC, has achieved much that one can dream of. From Fights to Championships to Fame, Forrest Griffin has done it all.
Well, how well do you know about Forrest Griffin? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Forrest Griffin’s net worth in 2021, 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 Forrest Griffin to date.
Biography and Early Life
Forrest Griffin was born on July 1st, 1979, in Columbus, Ohio, a state in the United States. During his schooling in Georgia, Griffin performed his duties as a Law Enforcement Officer under Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and also performed his duties as a Patrol Officer under the University of Georgia Police.
To step into a Fighting Career, he trained at The HardCore Gym, in Athens, under the guidance of Adam and Rory Singer.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Forrest Griffin in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Forrest Griffin’s age is 42 years old as of today’s date 17th September 2021 having been born on 1 July 1979. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 205 lbs in Pound and 93kg in Kilograms.
Griffin did his schooling at Evans High School in Georgia, where his duties as a Law Enforcement Officer gave him a heads up to a big Fighting Career. During his graduation from the University of Georgia, he was much into a fighting spell already as he worked as a Patrol Officer under the policy of the University of Georgia and also a title in his book clearly gives us the reference on how he taught Self Defense to Ladies which would help them against the bad people in the world.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Griffin, 1979, born in Columbus, Ohio, United States, had seen much of the reality in his early stage as his birth father divorced his mother at an early age left him when Griffin was 18 months old. Little is known about his mother as she married Forrest Griffin’s late stepfather, Abe, who became an important, influential figure in Mr. Griffin’s life.
Later, as his mother divorced his stepfather, Abe, after four years, Abe was still playing a major role in Mr. Griffin’s life as he helped him by getting him a job, helping him deal with any troubles, and also, they used to meet every Wednesday for Dinner.
Is Forrest Griffin Gay?
Though much is known about the personal life and relationships of Forrest Griffin, it is believed that he was definitely Straight. His love life turned into a successful marriage when he finally married Jaime Logiudice on September 18th, 2009, and welcomed a girl child in September 2011.
Now, here is a section that can be filled with many of the main moments in his fighting career. He is well known UFC fighter who has given tough fights and defeats to many of the known personalities in this sport. Griffin’s career mainly started as The Ultimate Fighter, where he fought Stephan Bonar. Dana White was the one who persuaded Forrest Griffin to take part in The Ultimate Fighter as Forrest Griffin left Martial Arts and took a job at Augusta/Richman County Sheriff’s Department in Georgia.
In the Ultimate Fighter, he fought hard and booked his place in the finals, where he, in full agreement, beat Stephan Bonnar, and the matched was credited as one of the most important fights in the History of UFC. On winning the competition, he was offered a Six-Figure contract to fight under Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC); after this, the fame was witnessed as he had fought many important matches.
He fought a rematch with Stephan Bonnar in which he, in full agreement, defeated Stephan Bonnar clean in all three rounds. He also witnessed a downfall where he was defeated by Keith Jardine in the semi-final of The Ultimate Fighter 2 at UFC 66 by Technical Knockout. But that didn’t stop him, as he went on to UFC 72, where he defeated Hector Ramirez.
During this match, he broke the record of most leg kicks(38) in the 3 5 mins round, but the record has then been broken by Amir Sadollah with 46 leg kicks at UFC 122. Griffin then went on to win a fight against the PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix Champion Mauricio Rua but picked up a shoulder injury since then.
He has competed in a total of 26 matches where he won 19 of them and lost 7 of them. Nine wins came to my knockouts, seven by submissions, nine by decisions. 5 losses came by knockout, and two by decisions.
Forrest Griffin can proudly agree that his cabinet is full of Championships and Awards. Under the Ultimate Championship, he was awarded as UFC Hall of fame for the Modern Era Wing and Fight Wing vs. Stephan Bonnar, which was held as a final at Ultimate Fighter 1. He is also a 1x UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, was also The Ultimate Fighter Light Heavyweight Tournament winner. According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, His fight against Stephan Bonnar was the 2005 Fight of the year, and the fight against Quinton Jackson was the 2008 Fight of the year.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Forrest Griffin in 2021
Griffin has been a rather influential fighter in the fighting world. He has an estimated net worth of over $8 Million as of 2021, with a massive part coming from his basketball carrier. His salary is approximated to be around $1.13 Million for a year.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
He once beat up a random guy at the Georgia Bar in a bathroom. He also suffered a nasty Staph Infection due to which he was unable to fight against Lyoto Machida at UFC 70.
There are many names that influence a lot of people to pursue a career in Fighting as it is not an easy sport. Forrest Griffin is one such name that inspires many fighters to learn a lot about how fighting is performed in a big game at UFC or Ultimate Fighter Championship. Forrest Griffin has achieved a lot in his prime career that he was selected as a coach at The Ultimate Fighter 7.