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

Vanessa Hanson Facts

Net Worth (2021)$2million
Salary (2021)
$50,000
Age29
Date of Birth13 April, 1991
BirthplaceOrange County, California

Vanessa Hanson is one of the most famous UFC Octagon Girls and a renowned model. The 29-year-old has worked with some of the world-famous magazines such as GQ, Maxim, and Cosmopolitan.

She has also modelled for brands like Heineken, Jaguar, Sketchers, TJ Maxx, and Joico, amongst many others.

Vanessa Hanson Net Worth and Salary

As of 2021, the net worth of Vanessa Hanson is reported to be around $2million.

Vanessa Hanson is one of the most famous UFC Octagon Girls and has amassed huge net worth(Getty Images)
Vanessa Hanson 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, which is also Hanson’s base salary. However, she is believed to pocket around $50,000 annually thanks to her regular pay-per-view appearances.

In addition, she also generates income from promotions and endorsements on her social media accounts. She has over 301,000 followers on Instagram.

Vanessa Hanson UFC History

In college Hanson was scouted as a model. She started her career in Los Angeles where she eventually chose to model full time.

At the US Open of Surfing in 2011, Hanson won the Transworld Surf’s 2011 UFC Model Search to be a guest UFC Octagon Girl at UFC 136. That kickstarted her career as a ring girl, while she simultaneously continued modelling.

Vanessa Hanson was a ring card girl at Strikeforce before joining UFC
Vanessa Hanson was a ring card girl at Strikeforce before joining UFC

Immediately after, she joined Strikeforce as a ring card girl. It was in 2013 that she made the switch to UFC, becoming the Octagon Girl, with her first assignment coming at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale. Ever since she has grown into one of the most recognizable faces in MMA.

Vanessa Hanson Other Appearances

As iterated earlier, Hanson, along with being a ring girl, is a successful model as well. She has worked with famous magazines such as GQ, FHM and Maxim.

Hanson has capitalized on the fame she earned from UFC by entering the world of entrepreneurship. She launched her own yoga studio, “Olive Yoga”, in Long Beach, California.

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