Tim Kennedy
Tim Kennedy
Real Name/Full Name Timothy Fred Kennedy
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Tim Kennedy
Birth Place: San Luis Obispo, California
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 1 September 1979
Age/How Old: 43 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms – 84 Kg
In Pounds – 185 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Mike Kennedy
Mother – Unknown
Siblings: Unknown
School: Eagle Academy Private High School
College: Columbia College
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Ginger Kennedy
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Mixed Martial Artist
Net Worth: $2 million
Last Updated: March 2023

Timothy Fred Kennedy, popularly known as Tim Kennedy, is an American Mixed Martial who is now retired. His current career as a soldier. His professional MMA career lasted between 2001 and 2016. He fought for such teams as UFC, WEC, and Strikeforce. He was the representative of the Chicago Red Bears in the IFL. He served the United States Army while still in MMA. Apart from fighting, he is also an entrepreneur, TV host, and producer.

Well, how well do you know about Tim Kennedy? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tim Kennedy’s net worth in 2023, 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 Tim Kennedy to date.

Biography and Early Life

Tim Kennedy was born on 1 September 1979 in San Luis Obispo, California. He was raised together with two of his siblings as the second child in Atascadero, California. He was brought up in a Christian family. His father is Mike Kennedy, but he has not disclosed the name of his mother.

Growing up, he was very close to his mother and was taken to cooking and piano classes. Later, his father took him and his brothers to boxing and wrestling lessons and also Japanese ju-jitsu classes.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tim Kennedy in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tim Kennedy’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 29th March 2023 having been born on 1 September 1979. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 185 lbs in Pound and 84kg in Kilograms.


Kennedy attended Eagle Academy Private High School. He was later enrolled at Columbia College in Missouri, where he graduated in 2002 with a degree in criminal justice

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Kennedy is a family man with a wife and children. His wife is called Ginger Kennedy, and they share four children; three daughters and one son.

He is a co-owner of a military-based clothing line called Ranger Up. He owns and is the CEO of a tactical training and self-defense company called Sheepdog Response. He opened an Acton Academy in 2012, which is a K-12 charter school along with Acton School of Business.

Is Tim Kennedy Gay?

No. Kennedy is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has no such rumors. As a matter of fact, he has been married once to one wife and has four children. He has a successful marriage life with a strong bond shared in his family.

Professional Career

Kennedy began his MMA career in 1996 after being trained at Atascadero by Terry Kelly and Barry Smith. He received another training in 1999 by Chuck Liddell, Gann McGee, Jake Shields, and John Hackleman at The Pit. He won all three fights at Extreme Challenge 50 in the 2003 one-night tournament.

He joined the army on 4 January 2004 and completed all the requirements. He was assigned to the 7TH Special Forces Group after completing Ranger School serving on Operational Detachments Alpha. He served several other roles. In 2006, he fought only once. He fought in the 2007 International Fight League. Due to army deployment in 2008, he did not fight that year. He stepped down from active duty to Texas Army National Guard in the 19th Special Forces Group as a Special Forces Weapons Sergeant.

He returned back to MMA in 2009, where he took a Strikeforce Challenge and won over Nick Thompson. He made another win over Zak Cummings at ShoMMA 3. On 16 June 2010, he fought Trevor Prangley at Strikeforce: Los Angeles and defeated him. On 3 November 2012, he was supposed to face Trevor Smith at Strikeforce: Cormier vs. Mir due to injuries of the headliner, frank Mir, and middleweight champion, Luke Rockhold.

After Strikeforce organization was closed in January 2013, Kennedy was among the few fighters brought to join the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He faced Roger Gracie at UFC 162 on 6 July 2013 and won over him. He won two more fights with Lyoto Machida and Michael Bisping. His fourth fight was with Yoel Romero on 27 September 2014, although he lost the fight on the third round via TKO. He announced his retirement from MMA on 17 January 2017.

He has appeared in several films and television series, including; “Hunting Hitler,” “Deadliest Warrior,” and “Range 15.” In 2017, he produced a documentary series, “Not a War Story.” He is also the producer of the short film “Slaves.”


During his time in his army career, he won Army’s Bronze Star Media. He won various championships in his MMA career. He was the winner of the Extreme Challenge Middleweight Tournament. He has also won one UFC Fight of the Night and one Knockout of the Night.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tim Kennedy in 2023

Tim Kennedy Net Worth
Tim Kennedy Net Worth

As of 2023, Tim has earned an estimated net worth of $2 million. He acquired his wealth from his long time in his MMA career. He also and still serving in the army, which also has boosted his wealth. He is the owner of two companies, thus the high amount of net worth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He describes himself as a gun nut.
  • During his career in the army, he also did waterboarding.
  • He fought in MMA while still serving in the army.

Tim Kennedy is one of the few successful men who served the army while still fighting professionally. After retiring from MMA, he continued serving as a soldier in the army. He is one man to be proud of for serving his nation bravely.


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