Brendan Schaub Net Worth and Biography

Brendan Schaub is a retired UFC American fighter who has gained a lot of popularity as a TV personality. He hosts several TV shows, and as for 2019, his net worth estimated at around $3 million.

Net Worth: $3 million
Birth Date:
Mar 18, 1983
Aurora, Colorado
MMA Fighter (Retired), Comedian
Last Updated:
October 2019
Brendan Schaub net worth

Brendan Schaub Net Worth

Brendan Schaub has a net worth of $3 million, but his source of income is not represented entirely by his time in the UFC. Since making his MMA debut, he entered 15 fights, winning ten and losing only five. Seven of those victories were because of a knockout, one by submission and two were achieved by decision. Schaub gained a lot of revenue because of his skills and achievements.

After he announced his retirement from the UFC, Brendan Schaub was quite busy. He became a famous stand-up comedian, podcaster, and media personality. He performed his first stand up show soon after retirement and had a solo act at the LA Comedy Store in 2016.

In addition, his fortune gathers money from his two podcasts. ‘The Fighter and the Kid’ and ‘Below the Belt with Brendan Schaub’. Both are related to MMA, but feature a small dose of comedy, too. It is believed that this adds significant income to Schaub’s total revenue.


Brendan Peter Schaub was born in 1983 in Aurora, Colorado, United States. He attended Overland High School, where he followed for two years an intensive lacrosse training and one year of American football.

Shortly before his junior year, he switched schools and enrolled in the University of Colorado, where he played football and gained a lot of attention from professional coaches. After he finished college, Schaub joined the NFL draft, but he was signed by Buffalo Bills instead. Released before the season start, he signed with the Arena Football League’s Utah Blaze.

As for Brendan Schaub’s personal life, he got engaged with his long-term sweetheart Zanella. They are together since 2014 and had a son in 2016. They named him Tiger Pax.

Before dating Zanella, Schaub was seeing Ronda Rousey. Rousey is one of the most successful female fighters in the UFC. But even though they seemed to get well together, they’ve split up in 2014 after dating for a year.
Brendan Schaub has a brother named Jay, whom he supports with all means. There is little to no information available about his sibling. But we can see that Brendan Schaub consistently uses his social media accounts to promote his brother’s creations, including movies and podcasts.