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Robert Whittaker Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Record

Robert Whittaker bio

Robert Whittaker is a New Zealand-born Australian professional MMA Fighter who currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is currently ranked in 1st position in the UFC Middleweight division and 14th in Men’s Pound-for-pound rankings.

On Apr 17, 2021, Whittaker fought Robert Whittaker to become the number one contender in the middleweight division. Whittaker won the fight via unanimous decision.

Robert Whittaker net worth
Robert Whittaker has a net worth of $5-$10 million
Image Source: Instagram

Whittaker won Australian National Wrestling Championship in May 2017, and in November 2017, he won the 2017 Australia Cup. On Feb 12, 2022, Whittaker fought current middleweight champion Israel Adesanya for the UFC Middleweight Championship. Whittaker gave a tough fight. However, he lost the fight via unanimous decision.

So, if you like Robert Whittaker and want to learn more about him, please read the article below. As a result, let us get started right away with quick facts.

Robert Whittaker: Biography

Full name Robert John Whittaker
Nickname The Reaper
Date of birth Dec 20, 1990
Birthplace Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
Age 31
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Father’s name Jack Whittaker
Mother’s name Jewel Whittaker
Siblings Under Review
Nationality Australian
Height 5.11 feet (1.80 m)
Weight 84 Kg (185 pounds)
Body measurement Under Review
Body type Athletic body
Eye color Brown
Hair color Black
Shoe size Under Review
Religion Christian
Sexuality Straight
Marital status Married
Wife Sofia Whittaker
Children 4
Son John. Jack, Jace
Daughter Lilliana
Net worth $5-$10 million
Salary $500,000-$700,000
Profession Mixed Martial Artist
Social media presence  Instagram, and Twitter
Source of Income Salary and Bonuses, endorsement, sponsorship, and merchandise
Last Updated June 2022

Early Life

Robert Whittaker was born on Dec 20, 1990, in Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand. His father Jack Whittaker, is an Australian of European descent and his mother Jewel Whittaker is of Maori and Samoan descent. His family’s information is not available now and will be updated as soon as possible.

Robert Whittaker height
Robert Whittaker is 5 feet 11 inches tall
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Whittaker and his brother were enrolled in Goju-Ryu Karate school. After eight years of training and earning his black belt, he switched to Hapkido Gym. There Whittaker started training in MMA and chose MMA as his main priority.

Whittaker is a humble guy who doesn’t engage in trash talk but shows his skills in the octagon.

Education

There is not much information about his education at the moment. However, some reports suggested that he attended his local school for his primary education.

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More information about his education will be updated as soon as possible.

Robert Whittaker Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurement

Robert Whittaker was born on Dec 20 1990 and is currently 31 years. Whittaker is 5 feet 11 inches or 180 cm tall and weighs around 84 kg or 185 lbs.

Whittaker’s body measurements and shoe size are currently under review and will be updated as soon as possible. Robert hair is black and his eyes are brown. Whittaker’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Who is Robert Whittaker Wife?

Robert Whittaker is married to an Australian. Her name is Sofia Whittaker. The couple got married in 2014 and have four children together. John, Jack, and Jace are sons and Lilliana is the daughter.

Robert Whittaker wife
Robert Whittaker with his wife Sofia Whittaker and his children
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Sofia attended St. John Bosco College and studied fitness and health at Australia Catholic University. Later after graduation, she started working in a gym.

Robert Whittaker Net Worth

Whittaker’s net worth is estimated to be $5- $10 million as of 2022. Whittaker earned $660,000 for his middleweight bout against Yoel Romero at UFC 225. His highest earning from a fight came at UFC 271 against Israel Adesanya, which was $700,000.

His base salary is around $600,000. After bonuses and sponsorships he earns about $500,000- $700,000 a fight.

Whittaker makes most of his money not just from fighting in the Octagon, but also through lucrative sponsorship deals and advertisements.

Early Career

  • Whittaker made his MMA debut against Chris Tallowin at XFC 14 on Mar 14 2009. Whittaker technically knocked Tallowin via punches and won in the first round.
  • Next, he fought Richard Walsh on Nov 20 2009, at Cage Fighting Championships 11. Whittaker submitted Walsh via rear-naked choke.
  • On Mar 12 2010, Whittaker fought Nick Ariel at Cage Fighting Championships 12. Whittaker knocked Arial via punch in the first round.
  • On Jun 5 2010, Whittaker fought Jay Cobain at Cage Fighting Championships 14. Whittaker submitted Cobian via armbar in the first round.
  • On Oct 8, 2010, Whittaker faced Nate Thomson at Cage Fighting Championships 15. Whittaker submitted Thomson via rear-naked choke in the first round.
  • On Jun 3, 2011, at the Cage Fighting Champions 17, Whittaker fought Ben Alloway, and Whittaker submitted Alloway via rear-naked choke in the first round.
  • On Aug 26, 2011, Whittaker fought Corey Nelson at Cage Fighting Championships 18. Whittaker submitted Nelson via armbar in the first round.
  • Whittaker lost his first MMA against Hoon Kim at Legend Fighting Championship 6 on Oct 30, 2011. Kim submitted Whittaker via triangle choke.
  • On Dec 9, 2011, Whittaker fought Ian Bone at Cage Fighting Championship 19. Whittaker technically won the fight via punches.
  • On Mar 23, 2012, Whittaker faced Shaun Spooner at Superfight Australia 13. Whittaker technically won the fight via punches in the first round.
  • His second MMA loss came against Jesse Juarez on May 18, 2012, at Cage Fighting Championships 21. Whittaker lost the fight via unanimous decision.

2012- Present

  • Whittaker made his UFC debut on Dec 15, 2012, against Brad Scott. Whittaker won the fight via unanimous decision.
  • On May 24, 2013, Whittaker faced Colton Smith in UFC 160. Whittaker won the fight via technical knockout in the third round.
  • He lost his third MMA against Court McGee at the UFC Fight Night on Aug 28, 2013. Whittaker won the fight via split decision.
  • His fourth MMA loss was against Stephen Thompson at UFC 170 on Feb 22, 2014. Whittaker lost the fight via technical knockout in the first round.
  • Next, he fought Mike Rhodes on Jun 28, 2014, at the UFC Fight Night. Whittaker won the fight via unanimous decision.
  • On 8n November 2014, Whittaker fought Clint Hester at the UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Bisping. Whittaker won the fight via technical knockout in the second round.
  • On May 10, 2015, Whittaker fought Brad Tavares at the UFC Fight Night. Whittaker won the fight via knockout in the first round.
  • On Nov 15, 2015, Whittaker faced Uriah Hall at UFC 193 and won the fight unanimously.
  • Likewise, on Apr 23 2016, Whittaker faced Rafael Natal and won the fight unanimously.

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  • On Nov 27, 2016, Whittaker fought Derek Brunson at the UFC Fight Night. Whittaker technically knocked Brunson in the first round of the fight.
  • Similarly, on Apr 15, 2017, Whittaker had a fight against Ronaldo Souza at the UFC Fight Night. Whittaker technically knocked Souza via head kick and punches.
  • On Jul 8, 2017, Whittaker fought Yoel Romero at UFC 213. Whittaker won the fight via unanimous decision.
  • At UFC 225, Whittaker had a rematch against Yoel Romero on Jun 9, 2018. Whittaker won the fight via split decision.
  • His fifth MMA fight came against Isreal Adesanya at UFC 243 on Oct 6, 2019. This was the UFC Middleweight Championship, and Whittaker lost the fight via knockout in the second round.
  • On Jul 26 2020, Whittaker fought Darren Till at the UFC Fight Night and won the fight unanimously.
  • Likewise, on Oct 24 2020, at UFC 254, Whittaker fought Jared Cannonier and won the fight unanimously.
  • On 17, April 2021, Whittaker fought Kelvin Gastelum at the UFC Fight Night. Whittaker won the fight via unanimous decision.
  • On Feb 12, 2022, Whittaker had a rematch against Israel Adesanya for the UFC Middleweight Championship. This time Whittaker gave a tough fight to Adesanya. However, Whittaker lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya

On Oct 6, 2019, Whittaker fought Isreal Adesanya at UFC 243. This was the UFC Middleweight Championship, and Whittaker lost the fight via knockout in the second round. This was Whittaker’s fifth MMA loss.

Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till

On Jul 26, 2020, Whittaker fought Darren Till at the UFC Fight Night and won the fight unanimously.

Robert Whittaker vs. Jared Cannonier

On Oct 24, 2020, at UFC 254, Whittaker fought Jared Cannonier and won the fight unanimously.

Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum

On 17, April 2021, Whittaker fought Kelvin Gastelum at the UFC Fight Night. Whittaker won the fight via unanimous decision.

Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya

On Feb 12 2022, Whittaker had a rematch against Israel Adesanya for the UFC Middleweight Championship. This time Whittaker gave a tough fight to Adesanya. However, Whittaker lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Robert Whittaker vs. Marvin Vettori

Whittaker is set to face Marvin Vettori at UFC Fight Night on Sep 4, 2022.

Robert Whittaker Social Media

Twitter: 320.8k followers

Instagram: 1.1m followers

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