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BJ Penn Net Worth

BJ Penn Net Worth is
$22 Million,

BJ Penn Bio/Wiki 2018

BJ Penn originally known as Jay Dee Penn is an American mixed martial artist as well as a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu professional.

BJ Penn Net Worth $22 Million

BJ as he’s referred to frequently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is the sole non-Brazilian to actually win the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship. He is a black belt. In mixed martial arts, the black has competed in several classes, specifically lightweight, welterweight, middleweight and light heavyweight divisions. He prides in being just the second fighter to have managed to win titles in two different weight classes — Penn is the UFC Lightweight Champion and also the UFC Welterweight Champion.

Jay Dee Penn has some other nicknames too, like The Prodigy, and Baby Jay. BJ is really the shortened model of Baby Jay. Jay Dee is the youngest of four brothers. Interestingly, Penn’s father named three of his four children as Jay Dee to prevent confusion, they were called, Jay, Jay Dee and Baby Jay. Penn remained undefeated for over 8 years as he broke several UFC Lightweight division records. Penn is famous for his interest to fight the greatest and also the most gifted people. He simply adores competition. The crowd obviously adores it too. BJ has fought in several different sections, he has fought in 11 UFC lightweight and welterweight championships. Dana White, the President of UFC believes that Penn has contributed significantly to making the UFC so popular.

Penn was trained by Rudy Valentino, he has travelled to nearly all of Korea as his mother Korean. Penn has a stable girlfriend, Shealen Uaiwa.



Full NameB.J. Penn
Net Worth$22 Million,
Date Of BirthDecember 13, 1978,
Place Of BirthKailua, Hawaii, [1] U.S.
Height1.75 m
Weight77 kg
ProfessionMixed martial artist,
EducationHilo High School
NationalityAmerican
ChildrenKulia Penn, Aeva Lili’u Penn
ParentsLoraine Shin, Jay Dee Penn
SiblingsReagan Penn, Jay Penn, Jay Dee Penn
PartnerShealen Uaiwa, Shealen Uaiwa
AwardsWorld Jiu-Jitsu Championship, the UFC Welterweight Championship, the UFC Lightweight Championship,
MoviesNever Surrender, UFC 94, UFC 84, UFC 80: Rapid Fire, BJ Penn: 90 Days, UFC 107: Penn vs. Sanchez, UFC 58: USA vs. Canada, UFC 101: Declaration: Penn vs. Florian, UFC 112: Invincible: Silva vs. Maia
#Fact
1Got his nickname B.J. (for baby Jay) because he is the baby of his siblings who are all named Jay Dee Penn.
2Attended Hilo High School in Hilo, Hawaii.
3Owns Prodigy Productions with his family.
4His Muay Thai trainer is legendary dutch kick-boxer Rob Kaman.
5Was defeated by MMA rising star Ryoto Machida, via unanimous decision, at K-1 Hero's 1 on 03/26/2005.
6Lost by split decision to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 58.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Ultimate Fighter2014TV Series
The Roots of Fight2013TV Series
Hawaii Five-02011TV SeriesKapu Member
Never Surrender2009B.J.

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Penn2017TV SpecialHimself
UFC Fight Night: Lamas vs. Penn2016TV MovieHimself
UFC Presents: Mana: B.J. Penn2014DocumentaryHimself
UFC Ultimate Insider2014TV SeriesHimself
The Fighters2013Video documentary shortHimself
UFC: Road to the Octagon2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
UFC on Fox2012TV SeriesHimself
UFC on FOX 5: Road to the Octagon2012TV SpecialHimself
Henry Rollins Capitalism2012TV MovieHimself
MMA Uncensored Live2012TV SeriesHimself
Fighting Fear2011DocumentaryHimself
ProElite MMA2011TV SeriesHimself - Reagan Penn's Corner
UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz2011TV MovieHimself
Strikeforce Challengers2011TV SeriesHimself - Pat Healy's Corner
UFC 123: Rampage vs. Machida2010TV MovieHimself
UFC 122: Marquardt vs. Okami2010TV SpecialHimself - Interviewee
UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn II2010TV SpecialHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2010TV SeriesHimself
UFC 112: Invincible2010TV SpecialHimself
UFC 107: BJ Penn vs. Diego Sanchez2009TV SpecialHimself
UFC 101: Declaration2009TV SpecialHimself
UFC 94: St-Pierre vs. Penn 22009TV SpecialHimself
UFC Unleashed2008TV Series
Renzo Gracie: Legacy2008DocumentaryHimself
UFC 84: Ill Will2008TV SpecialHimself
UFC 80: Rapid Fire2008TV SpecialHimself
UFC Wired2007-2008TV Series
The Ultimate Fighter2007TV SeriesHimself - Coach / Himself
UFC 63: Hughes vs. Penn2006TV SpecialHimself
UFC 63 Countdown2006TV SpecialHimself
UFC 58: USA vs. Canada2006TV SpecialHimself
UFC 56: Full Force2005TV SpecialHimself
UFC 46: Supernatural2004TV SpecialHimself
UFC 41: Onslaught2003TV SpecialHimself
UFC 39: The Warriors Return2002TV SpecialHimself
UFC 37: High Impact2002TV SpecialHimself
UFC 35: Throwdown2002TV SpecialHimself
UFC 34: High Voltage2001TV SpecialHimself
UFC 32: Showdown in the Meadowlands2001TV SpecialHimself
UFC 31: Locked & Loaded2001TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rome Is Burning2009TV SeriesHimself
UFC: Ultimate Ultimate Knockouts2007VideoHimself (as 'The Prodigy' B.J. Penn)

Known for movies

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