Valentina Shevchenko 2023 – Net Worth, Salary, Records, and Endorsements

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Last Updated: 04-03-2023

Valentina Shevchenko is one of the top stars in the UFC and here is all about her net worth, MMA record, salary and more

Valentina Shevchenko Facts

Birth PlaceFrunze, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union, (now Kazakhstan)
Father’s NameAnatoly Shevchenko
Mother’s NameElena Shevchenko
Star SignPisces
Net Worth (2023)$5 million (estimated)
Last Fight Earnings$450,000 (estimated)
Date of BirthMarch 7, 1988
EducationTo be updated
MMA DebutApril 21, 2003
MMA Record23-3
DivisionsWomen’s Bantamweight/Flyweight
AchievementsUFC Women’s Flyweight Champion
Social MediaInstagramTwitter

Valentina ‘The Bullet’ Shevchenko is one of the top stars in the world of MMA. The 34-year-old has a great background in kickboxing and Muay Thai and is considered one of the best female fighters ever.

Shevchenko’s sister, Antonina, is also fighting in the UFC but she isn’t a champion yet, like her sister. Valentina was born in the USSR and despite being from a Ukrainian family, she claims to be more Russian.

Valentina Shevchenko celebrates winnig her clash at UFC 238
Valentina Shevchenko celebrates her KO victory over Jessica Eye in their women’s flyweight championship bout during the UFC 238 event at the United Center on June 8, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) (UFC)

The Bullet, as she is called, started learning Taekwondo at the age of five thanks to her mother and Antonina.

Valentina started her kickboxing career at the age of 12 in 2000 and won several titles during the decade.

However, MMA seems to be her real calling and she has dominated one UFC division since winning the title.

Valentina Shevchenko Net worth and salary

Valentina Shevchenko has a reported net worth of $5million in the year 2023. While she doesn’t get paid a yearly salary, Shevchenko earns a huge amount per fight since she is a UFC champion.

The details of her early payouts aren’t available but her UFC debut got her $26,500 in a win over Sarah Kaufman.

Valentina Shevchenko is open to fighting Amanda Nunes for a third time
Amanda Nunes, left, talks to opponent Valentina Shevchenko as they await a decision during UFC 215 at Rogers Place on September 9, 2017 in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images)

The first loss against Nunes handed Shevchenko a payout of $14,000 but then she got $30,500 in her next win.

Shevchenko made $130,000 in her second loss to Nunes but more was to come for the Bullet. She earned $300,000 in her win over Jessica Eye and made $270,000 after defeating Katlyn Chookagian.

The payout from UFC 255 was $280,000 after her win over Jennifer Maia. Bullet made $392,000 in her last two fights, which were wins over Jessica Andrade and Lauren Murphy.

Valentina Shevchenko MMA career and UFC Record

Valentina Shevchenko has an MMA record of 23 wins and three losses so far in her career. The 34-year-old holds a 2-0 record in professional boxing while she also had several wins during her kickboxing career.

Shevchenko started her MMA career with seven straight wins but got her first defeat against Liz Carmouche in 2010.

Valentina Shevchenko's sister, Antonina, is also in the UFC
Valentina Shevchenko prepares to fight Amanda Nunes during UFC 215 at Rogers Place on September 9, 2017 in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images)

She then joined the UFC at 11-1 and lost her second fight in the promotion against Amanda Nunes. She won the next two fights and faced Nunes again, for the Bantamweight title but lost. The Bullet, however, won the vacant Flyweight title after returning to the division and has dominated it since.

FAQs about Valentina Shevchenko

What is Valentina Shevchenko’s net worth?

Valentina Shevchenko has a net worth of $5 million.

Where was Valentina Shevchenko born?

Valentina Shevchenko was born in Frunze, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union, (now Kazakhstan).

How old is Valentina Shevchenko?

Valentina Shevchenko is 34 years old.

What is Valentina Shevchenko’s MMA record?

Valentina Shevchenko has an MMA record of 23 wins and 3 losses.

When did Valentina Shevchenko make her MMA debut?

Valentina Shevchenko made her MMA debut on the 21st of April, 2003.

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