Georges St-Pierre is a former Canadian mixed martial artist, an actor and also a three-time UFC Champion. He is recognized as one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time.
Georges St-Pierre was born on May 19, 1981, to Roland St-Pierre and Pauline St-Pierre. He is originally from Saint-Isidore, Quebec Canada. He has two younger sisters, including one named Myriam. George’s father Roland worked as a flooring and carpet installer and his mother Pauline was working at a nursing home.
As 0f 2019, he is 38 years old and his star sign is Taurus. By nationality, the former champion is Canadian and his ethnicity is white.
Georges St-Pierre started his professional career as a mixed martial artist at the age of 21. By that time he had already earned a black belt in Kyokushin Karate. As a professional mixed martial artist, he had his first match against Salvadoran-Canadian fighter Ivan Menjivar at UCC 7: Bad Boyz on January 25, 2002.
He then competed for the UCC Welterweight Championship and fought against Justin Bruckmann at UCC 10: Battles. George won the match in the first round via submission. On October 11, 2002, he fought against Travis Galbraith at UCC 11: The Next Level and he won the match. Further, he also fought Thomas Denny at UCC 12: Adrenaline and won by technical knockout in the second round.
On November 29, 2003, he defeated Pete Spratt at the TKO 14: Road Warriors event. He then made his UFC debut on January 31, 2004, at UFC 46where he fought against Karo Parisyan. George went on to win the match via unanimous decision.
Apart from his career as a mixed martial artist, Georges is also an actor. He made his acting debut in the year 2009 from the action thriller film ‘Never Surrender’.The same year, he appeared in an action film ‘Hell’s Chain’. Followed by appearing in the action-drama ‘Death Warrior’ alongside fellow MMA star Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson.
In the year 2014, he appeared superhero film, ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’. He then appeared in the 2016 martial arts film ‘Kickboxer: Vengeance’. Followed by the action crime film, ‘Cartels’ alongside Steven Seagal in the next year.
Awards & Achievements
George has won several titles and awards in his successful career. He has achieved a lot of titles in his names and has won several world championships like the UFC Welterweight Championship twice, UFC Middleweight Championship and as well as Interim UFC Welterweight Championship. In the year 2009 and 2010, George won the Fighter of the Year. George has also been a part of the Mixed Martial Arts Hall of Fame and has won several UFC title fights.
Furthermore, he has won the most successful title defenses in the UFC welterweight division. Most of his consecutive title defenses are the UFC welterweight division. He is the third most consecutive title defenses in UFC history. He became the Fourth Multi-Divisional Champion in UFC History.
Is Georges St-Pierre Married? Who is His Wife?
No, George is not a married man and he is possibly single at the moment. Previously, he was in a relationship with British sprinter Lucy Onyeforo. Although, the couple never confirmed their relationship to the media.
He was also rumored of dating Hollywood actress Mandy Moore back in 2012. Recently, he shared a picture with a girl named Genie Bouchard, a tennis player. And there was a rumor that Genie is his current girlfriend. However, none of the online sources have claimed their relationship.
What Is The Net Worth Of Georges St-Pierre?
The former MMA fighter has a net worth of $30 million as of 2019 earned through his professional career. He is a three-time Welterweight Champion of the UFC and is recognized to be one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time.
How much Does He earn per fight?
Georges St-Pierre earns $6 million per fight. In March 2013, he made $200,000 to show up. Also, an additional amount of around $200,000 as of the win bonus. The total prize money for the fight was $400,000.
Besides, he also earns through various endorsement deals with companies like Under Armour, NOS energy drink, Affliction, Electronic Arts and Bacardi. These endorsements help him to earn an additional amount of $1-2 million per fight. In addition, he makes $12 to $15 million annually.
Georges St-Pierre’s Height & Weight
The 38 years old UFC champion has got a height of 5 feet and 10 inches with a bodyweight of 84 kg. He has got blue color eyes and his hair color is black with short buzz hair cut.
Talking about his social networking sites, George is quite active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
Facts of Georges St-Pierre
|Full Name||Georges St-Pierre|
|Net Worth||$30 million|
|Date Of Birth||May 19, 1981|
|Age||39 years 8 months|
|Place Of Birth||Saint-Isidore, Quebec Canada|
|Height||5 feet 10.5 inches|
|Profession||Mixed Martial Artist, Actor|
|Parents||Roland St-Pierre, Pauline St-Pierre|
|Georges St-Pierre Instagram|