Anderson Da Silva is a Brazilian-American mixed martial artist and actor. He was signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the middleweight division.
Anderson is considered to be one of the greatest mixed martial artists in MMA history. This may have a lot to do with the fact that he had the longest UFC title reign spanning 2,457 days. Silva bagged 16 victories, one after another, during his reign from 2006 to 2013.
Anderson has competed in 46 matches boasting 34 wins, the majority being through technical knockouts. Continue reading to meet his wife Dayane Silva and their kids.
Anderson Silva Net worth: $18 Million.
Anderson made his professional MMA debut in 1997 as a welterweight. Silva then joined Pride Fighting Championships in 2002 and won his first three matches.
In September of 2004, Silva had a small stint with the Cage Rage promotion. He then returned to Pride in December that year.
Before long, the UFC would come calling as they signed Anderson in April of 2006. Silva bagged a win in his debut fight against the undefeated Chris Leben.
— Anderson Silva (@SpiderAnderson) December 8, 2017
On 14th October 2006, Silva became the new UFC Middleweight Champion after beating Rich Franklin. He would then have a cool 7-year-reign as the undefeated Middleweight Champion.
Anderson’s career took a downhill turn when he failed the USADA drug test in 2015. He tested positive for a range of illegal substances that resulted in him being fined nearly $400,000.
Silva would then fail another drug test in November 2017 that had him suspended for a whole year.
When he returned in 2019, he would lose all three of his matches that year. Anderson then hinted later that his MMA career was over via a post on Instagram.
The UFC released Silva from his contract on November 19th, 2020.
Anderson Silva will forever be remembered as one of the greatest MMA fighters of our time.
Consequently, he was a valuable asset to promotions like UFC, which paid him generously.
Anderson Silva’s net worth is about $18 million.
Married to wife Dayane Silva since 2017.
Anderson Silva is happily married to his lovely wife, Dayane Silva. The two are both Brazilian regarding their nationality. Interestingly, Dayane is also a former gymnast who represented her country back in 2000 and 2004.
The love birds tied the knot in 2017 though they had been together for 20 years. Their history together began when Anderson was 17 years old, and Dayane was just 13.
Today, the couple is blessed with two daughters and three sons; Kayla, Kayana, Kaory, Gabriel, and Joao Victor. Anderson has gone on record stating that his wife Dayane is the biggest supporter he has in his corner. Being married to a high-profile athlete comes with its own fair share of highs and lows.
On one occasion, one of Anderson’s opponents took a verbal shot at Dayane in an attempt to gain a psychological edge over Anderson.
Anderson’s wife Dayane Silva remained calm throughout the entire situation, encouraging her husband to do the same. It is fair to say that he won this bout because of her support and love.
Anderson Silva’s Wiki-Facts.
|Full name||Anderson da Silva|
|Age||45 years old.|
|Date of Birth||April 14th, 1975|
|Place of Birth||Sau Paulo, Brazil|
|Profession||Mixed martial artist|
|Net worth||$18 million|
|Parents||Juarez Silva and Vera Lucia da Silva|