Herb Dean
Herb Dean
Real Name/Full Name Herb Dean
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Herb Dean
Birth Place: Pasadena, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 30th September, 1970
Age/How Old: 53 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 102 Kg
In Pounds – 224.9 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother – N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: Russian lady
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: Yes
Profession: Mixed Martial Art Referee
Net Worth: $2 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Herb Dean is an American retired fighter and a mixed martial art referee. He has shown outstanding characters as a referee and has served as a back born to the MMA. He has also acted in different films successfully. Although Herb Dean has led a private life, he dated and married a Russian lady and they have three children together.

Well, how well do you know about Herb Dean? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Herb Dean’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 Herb Dean to date.

Biography and Early Life

Herb Dean was born on 30th September 1970, in Pasadena, California, United States. Herb Dean has led a very private life. Not much is known from his life as a child and his background family structure. However, he loved martial arts since his younger years.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Herb Dean in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Herb Dean’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 30 September 1970. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 224.9 lbs in Pound and 102 kg in Kilograms.


Herb Dean was passionate about fighting as a child. At the age of 9, he started attending martial art training. One of the disciplines Herb Dean took in the martial art school was ‘Jodo and Jiu-Jitsu’. During his teen years in school, he participated in different competitions for ‘Jiu-Jitsu’ and won in the second position for Dan Black Belter.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Herb Dean is 6’1” tall and weighs 124.9 lbs. He has kept his life from the public eye. None the less, He once dated a Russian lady who he maintained until their marriage. They live happily together in Pasadena and they are blessed with three children.

Herb Dean has won the referee of the year several, consecutive times. However, in 2015, ‘Big’ John McCarthy won over him. Herb Dean experienced a defeat for the first time since the categories were introduced.

Herb Dean was a man of diversity. He did not just concentrate on his professional career as a fighter but also involved in acting. In 2012, he was featured in the film ‘Here Comes the Boom’. The film sold widely and in 2019, he appeared in ‘The Devine Fury’. Later in 20 17, he acted in the film ‘A Violent Man’.

Is Herb Dean Gay?

Herb Dean is of the male gender. His sexual orientation is straight. He is neither gay nor bisexual. He was involved with a Russian lady whose relationship led to marriage. Their marriage was blessed with three beautiful children. There are no controversial rumors of a family being involved in scandals. Herb Dean lives happily with his wife and children in Pasadena, California, United States.

Professional Career

Herb Dean is an MMA competitor. He Joined Submission Factory for his training, after which he participated in five different matches for a period of six years. During his fighting years, he only won 2 matches. One of the wins was by knockout and the other was by submission.

Herb Dean made his first debut in 2001 in California. He participated in the Gladiator Challenge and won the fight. The win brought him several breakthroughs since he was noticed widely. He later participated in Arizona in a fight, ‘Rage in The Cage’, ‘Spirit Mc 9’ in South Korea, KOTC 39 in California, ‘Cage Rage in London, and many others.

Herb Dean has presided up to 3500 matches during his time as a referee. He is one of the best refers the Mix Martial Arts has ever had. He has refereed most of the distinguished matches for the MMA. For several times Herb Dean has appeared in several events at Ultimate Fighting Championships.

One of his Distinguishing character from other referees Herb Dean has showed is that, he has intervened in fights saving many fighters who have incurred injuries and stopped the fights. As a result, he has been applauded to rescue many fighters from career-ending injuries.


  • Dean Herb was honored as the referee of the year on Fighters Only Magazine’s World MMA Awards in the year 2020, 2019,2018,2014,2013,2012,2011, and 2010.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Herb Dean in 2024

Herb Dean Net Worth
Herb Dean Net Worth

As of 2024, Herb Dean’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million. The net worth can be extracted from his professional mixed martial art career. He has been with outstanding characters and one of the dependents the MMA had. For several years he has won the referee of the year.

He was a fighter in the first 6 years after attaining his profession from the MMA and won two matches. Herb Dean has also been featured in different films which have been a contributing factor to his net worth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Herb Dean rescued fighters in the ring from incurring further injuries by stopping matches hence saving them from career-ending injuries even without the fighters themselves noticing the severity of the injury.
  • Herb Dean loves repairing cars during his free time.

Herb Dean is a well-known referee who has handled high-profile matches at different competitive levels. He has won different titles for himself and has been noticed to be keen in his judgement in the ring. Furthermore, he caring for the wellbeing of fighters. He has stepped-in, in disputing fights to make critical judgments satisfying both sides, successfully.


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