Alexander Volkanovski 2023 – Net Worth, Salary, Records, and Endorsements


Alexander Volkanovski is the UFC featherweight champion, and here is everything you need to know about him including his net worth, salary, records and endorsements

Alexander Volkanovski facts

Birth PlaceWarilla, New South Wales, Australia
Father’s NameTo be updated
Mother’s NameTo be updated
Star SignLibra
Net Worth (2023)$3.5 million (estimated)
Last Fight Earnings$1.5 million (estimated)
Date of BirthSeptember 29, 1988
EducationLake Illawarra High School
MMA DebutMay 19, 2012
MMA Record26-2
AchievementsUFC Featherweight Champion
PartnerEmma Volkanovski
ChildrenAriana and Airlie
EndorsementsAthletikan, Sports Bet
Social MediaInstagramTwitter

Alexander Volkanovski is one of the best mixed martial artists in Australia. He is currently the UFC Featherweight Champion.

Last Updated: 19-10-2023

Alexander Volkanovski Net Worth and Payouts

Alexander Volkanovski has a net worth of approximately $3.5 million. This is primarily due to his MMA career.

His biggest payday was his fight against Chan Sung Jung at UFC 273. Volkanovski earned more than an estimated $1.2 million that night.

However, it looks like his recent win over Yair Rodriguez at UFC 290 has topped it. An estimated payout of $1.5 million is surely at the top of his bags.

Alexander Volkanovski is a UFC champion too
Alexander Volkanovski yells after five rounds against UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway in their title fight during UFC 245 at T-Mobile Arena on December 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Volkanovski took the title by unanimous decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

For his first fight in the UFC, against Yusuke Kasuya at UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Brunson, Volkanovski earned $22,500 for his TKO win.

Alexander Volkanovski MMA Career and UFC Record

Alexander Volkanovski made his MMA debut at Revolution Promotions- Revolution at the Roxy on the 19th of May, 2012 against Gerhard Voigt. He started off with a unanimous decision win.

After having gone 3-0 up he suffered his first and only defeat in his MMA career – a TKO loss to Corey Nelson at the Australian Fighting Championship.

There was no looking back from there, for ‘The Great’. On the 14th of June, 2015 he won the AFC Featherweight Title after beating James Bishop via. TKO.

Alexander Volkanovski has beaten Max Holloway twice
Alexander Volkanovski of Australia celebrates after his split-decision victory over Max Holloway in their UFC featherweight championship fight during the UFC 251 event at Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 12, 2020.

Following a title defense against Jamie Mullarkey and a win over Jai Bradney at Wollongong Wars 4, Volkanovski moved to the UFC.

He made his UFC debut against Yusuke Kasuya at UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Brunson, and earned a TKO win over Kasuya.

Volkanovski made headway very quickly, stacking up wins over Mizuto Hirota, Shane Young, Jeremy Kennedy and Darren Elkins.

Alexander Volkanovski UFC 290
Alexander Volkanovski UFC 290

‘The Great’ went on to beat veterans Chad Mendes and Jose Aldo to earn a featherweight title fight against Max Holloway.

At UFC 245 on the 14th of December, 2019, Volkanovski made a statement victory over (unanimous decision) Holloway to win the featherweight title.

In a war, 7 months later at UFC 251, Volkanovski defended his featherweight title successfully against Blessed.

He then defended his title successfully in another battle against Brian Ortega at UFC 266, followed by a win over Chan Sung Jung.

After his win over TKZ, Volkanovski faced Holloway for the third time, and eased to a unanimous decision win.

His second career loss came at the hands of Islam Makhachev when he moved up to the lightweight division in a bid to become the double champ. The fight took place at UFC 284, with Makhachev winning a close unanimous decision.

His MMA record reads 26 wins and 2 losses.

Alexander Volkanovski doesn't seem impressed by Max Holloway creating UFC records
Alexander Volkanovski of Australia punches Max Holloway in their UFC featherweight championship fight during the UFC 251 event at Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 12, 2020 on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Alexander Volkanovski Family, Personal Life and Endorsements

Alexander Volkanovski was born on the 29th of September, 1988 in Warilla, New South Wales, Australia.

His mother is of Greek descent, while his father is Macedonian. Having trained in Greco-Roman Wrestling from an early age, Volkanovski began focusing on a Rugby career.

Volkanovski became a semi-professional Rugby Player for the Warilla Gorillas in 2010. Despite being a splendid player, he quit Rugby in two years and decided to pursue a career in MMA.

He is married to Emma Volkanovski. The couple have been together for almost 9 years, starting from October 2012. They have two daughters – Ariana and Airlie.

‘The Great’ endorses several brands like Athletikan and Sports Bet.

FAQs about Alexander Volkanovski

What is Alexander Volkanovski’s net worth?

Alexander Volkanovski’s net worth is $3.5 million.

When was Alexander Volkanovski born?

Alexander Volkanovski was born on the 29th of September, 1988.

Where was Alexander Volkanovski born?

Alexander Volkanovski was born in Warilla, New South Wales, Australia.

How old is Alexander Volkanovski?

Alexander Volkanovski is 35 years old.

Who is Alexander Volkanovski married to?

Alexander Volkanovski is married to Emma Volkanovski.

How many children does Alexander Volkanovski have?

Alexander Volkanovski has two daughters – Ariana and Airlie.

When did Alexander Volkanovski make his UFC debut?

Alexander Volkanovski made his UFC debut on the 14th of June, 2015.

What is Alexander Volkanovski’s MMA record?

Alexander Volkanovski’s MMA record is 26 wins and 2 losses.

More UFC news

Follow our dedicated UFC page for instant UFC news and updates