Arianny Celeste is one of the most famous UFC Octagon Girls and here is all about her net worth, family, relationships, career, salary and more

Arianny Celeste Facts

Net Worth (2021)$4million
Salary (2021)
$70,000
Age34
Date of Birth12 November, 1985
BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada

Arianny Celeste is an American ring girl and model. The 34-year-old is best known for her tenure as the UFC Octagon Girl. She has modelled for Maxim, Sports Illustrated, FHM, and Playboy, among other publications.

Arianny Celeste Net Worth and Salary

As of 2021, the net worth of Arianny Celeste is reported to be around $4million.

Arianny Celeste is one of the most famous UFC Octagon Girls and has amassed huge net worth(Getty Images)
Arianny Celeste is one of the most famous UFC Octagon Girls (Getty Images)

According to various reports, the average annual salary of a UFC Octagon Girl is believed to be around $20,000. However, Celeste is understood to pocket at least $70,000 a year, which includes her pay from UFC along with a host of endorsement and sponsorship deals.

She is also believed to earn handsomely from promotion and endorsements on her social media, with her Instagram account alone having over 3.3million followers.

Arianny Celeste UFC History

Celeste made her debut as a UFC ‘Octagon Girl’ in 2006, at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada. She was voted “2006 Ring Girl of the Year” by Fighter’s Only Magazine.

A couple of years later, in 2008, the 34-year-old was voted the “2008 Ring Girl of the Year” at the first World MMA Awards. Celeste won the award once again next year, in the second World MMA Awards, beating off competition from the likes of Natasha Wicks and Logan Stanton.

Celeste went on to win the “Ring Girl of the Year” for 2010 and 2011 as well, beating Brittney Palmer to the honour. Having won the award on four consecutive occasions, Celeste was beaten to it by Palmer in 2012 and 2013.

Celeste has won the Ring Girl of the Year award five times
Celeste has won the Ring Girl of the Year award five times

However, the 34-year-old did regain her crown as the “Ring Girl of the Year” in 2014, winning it for a record fifth time. While she has been nominated for the award every year since, she hasn’t been able to win it after 2014.

Arianny Celeste Other Appearances

Apart from being a UFC Octagon Girl, Celeste is a renowned model as well. In fact, the 34-year-old has modelled for famous magazines such as Maxim, FHM, Playboy, Sports Illustrated, and Fighter’s Only Magazine.

On February 4, 2010, Sports Illustrated named her “Lady of The Day.” Maxim voted her as “The Hottest UFC Octagon Girl” in the May 2010 issue, when she was featured as the cover model. Celeste posed nude for the November 2010 issue of Playboy. It ended up being one of top-selling issues that year.

Apart from being a ring girl, Celeste is a successful model
Apart from being a ring girl, Celeste is a successful model

Apart from her modelling career, Celeste has also hosted a number of shows. She served as the co-host with Joe Rogan for the web-series “UFC Ultimate Insider”, which started airing in 2010. She also co-hosted the TV Series “Overhaulin'” between 2014 and 2015.

Celeste is featured as an Octagon girl in video games UFC Undisputed 2010, UFC Undisputed 3, EA Sports UFC and EA Sports UFC 2. She has also appeared on two movies – Here Comes The Boom (2012) and Girl House (2015).

Arianny Celeste Family and Relationships

Celeste, full name Penelope López Márquez, was born in Las Vegas, Nevada.  She is of Mexican and Filipino descent. “Arianny” is a nickname she was given as a child.

Celeste had dated Tiki Ghosn, an American MMA veteran. She was also in a relationship with UFC fighter Josh Burkman.

She was also engaged to Indian-American entrepreneur Praveen Chandra. However, things did not end well with the pair as she was arrested in Las Vegas on domestic violence charges, after she allegedly kicked Chandra during an argument.