Frankie Edgar is a veteran of the fight game, and here is everything you need to know about the former champ, including his net worth, salary, records and endorsements

Frankie Edgar facts

Birth PlaceToms River, New Jersey
Father’s NameFrank Edgar
Mother’s NameMary Edgar
Star SignLibra
Net Worth (2022)$3 million
Last Fight Earnings$271,000
Age41
Date of BirthOctober 16, 1981
EducationClarion University
NationalityAmerican
MMA DebutJuly 10, 2005
MMA Record24-9-1
DivisionsLightweight/Featherweight/Bantamweight
AchievementsFormer UFC lightweight champion
WifeRenee Edgar
ChildrenTwo sons – Francesco and Santino James, One daughter – Valentina
EndorsementsGaspari Nutrition
Social MediaInstagram

Frankie Edgar is one of the longest-standing fighters in the UFC. The 41-year-old is well known for his time as the lightweight champion. ‘The Answer’ currently plies his trade in the bantamweight division.

Last Updated: 10-11-2022

Frankie Edgar Net Worth and Payouts

Frankie Edgar has a net worth of $3 million. The former lightweight champ has been a part of the UFC for more than 15 years.

For his first UFC fight, at UFC 67, Edgar won $6000 for his unanimous decision win over Tyson Griffin.

Frankie Edgar celebrates after defeated Pedro Munhoz
Frankie Edgar reacts after his split-decision victory over Pedro Munhoz of Brazil in their bantamweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 22, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

His biggest payday was against Chad Mendes at The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs Team Faber Finale. Edgar earned a whopping $425,000 after he KOed Mendes in the first round.

Frankie Edgar MMA career and UFC record

Frankie Edgar made his MMA debut on the 10th of July, 2005 against Eric Uresk in a promotion called Underground Combat League.

Edgar quickly rose through the ranks and was 6-0 up by the end of 2006. He had also won the Reality Fighting Lightweight Championship by then.

Following his success at Reality Fighting, Edgar moved to the UFC. He made his UFC debut on the 3rd of February, 2007 at UFC 67.

Frankie Edgar will be in action in the next UFC event
Frankie Edgar reacts during UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Edgar started off with a unanimous decision win over Tyson Griffin. He then went on to beat Mark Bocek and Spencer Fisher before suffering his first loss, against Gray Maynard.

However, Edgar bounced back with three successive wins, that earned him a title shot, against BJ Penn.

Edgar beat Penn at UFC 112 to win the lightweight title, and went on to defend his belt in the rematch at UFC 118.

Frankie Edgar got a win over Pedro Munhoz
(L-R) Frankie Edgar punches Pedro Munhoz of Brazil in their bantamweight fight (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

At UFC 144 in February 2012, Edgar lost his lightweight belt to Benson Henderson after a unanimous decision loss.

He came close to regaining his belt in the rematch, but lost via. split decision.

Edgar then moved to the featherweight division and started off with a unanimous decision loss against Jose Aldo at UFC 156.

But, he bounced back with five successive wins, earning an interim featherweight title bout against Aldo himself.

Aldo earned a unanimous decision win in the rematch.

Following a loss against Max Holloway at UFC 240 (for the featherweight belt), Edgar moved to the bantamweight division.

Since then he has won one and lost two.

Edgar’s MMA record reads 24 wins, 10 losses and 1 draw.

Frankie Edgar Family, Personal Life and Endorsements

Frankie Edgar was born on the 16th of October, 1981 in Toms River, New Jersey to parents Frank Edgar and Mary Edgar. Edgar took up wrestling at a very young age.

He is married to Renee Edgar. The couple married on the 12th of April, 2008, ten days after Edgar lost to Gray Maynard at UFC Fight Night 13.

They have three children. Their first son Francesco was born in January 2009. A second son named Santino James was born in May 2010. In June 2014, their daughter Valentina was born.

Edgar endorses Gaspari Nutrition.

FAQs about Frankie Edgar

What is Frankie Edgar’s net worth?

Frankie Edgar has a net worth of $3 million.

When was Frankie Edgar born?

Frankie Edgar was born on the 16th of October, 1981.

Where was Frankie Edgar born?

Frankie Edgar was born in Toms River, New Jersey.

How old is Frankie Edgar?

Frankie Edgar is 41 years old.

Who are Frankie Edgar’s parents?

Frankie Edgar’s parents are Frank and Mary Edgar.

When did Frankie Edgar make his UFC debut?

Frankie Edgar made his UFC debut on the 3rd of February, 2007 at UFC 67. He took on Tyson Griffin.

Who is Frankie Edgar’s wife?

Frankie Edgar’s wife is Renee Edgar.

How many children does Frankie Edgar have?

Frankie Edgar has three children. Two sons – Francesco and Santino James, and one daughter – Valentina.

What is Frankie Edgar’s MMA record?

Frankie Edgar’s MMA record reads – 24 wins, 10 losses and 1 draw.

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