Facts of Jose Aldo Biography
|Place of birth||Manaus, Brazil|
Jose Aldo is a Brazilian mixed martial artist in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is best known for being the UFC’s first Featherweight Champion. Further, he was the fourth and final WEC Featherweight Champion.
Jose Aldo is married to Vivianne Pereira. Aldo and Pereira are blessed with a daughter, Joanna born in 2012.
Jose Aldo Early Life and Education
Jose Aldo was born on 9th September 1986, in Manaus, Brazil. Aldo belongs to White and holds a Brazilian nationality. When he was a child, his sister knocked him down leaving a permanent scar on the left side of his face.
The talented martial artist, Aldo was interested in football from his childhood days. He trained capoeira on the street after his classes. Once a Brazilian jiu-jitsu trainer saw him on the street and later invited him to try out one session.
At the age of 17, with a strong determination, he once moved from Manaus to Rio de Janeiro to train mixed martial arts. He is a teammate and a training partner of former UFC Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao.
Jose Aldo MMA Career
In 2004, Aldo made his professional MMA debut against Brazilian newcomer Mario Bigola at the EcoFight 1 held in Brazil. Then in his second fight, he faced Hudson Rocha whom he defeated through TKO doctor stoppage in the first round of the bout. He fought against Aritano Silva Barbosa at Rio MMA Challenge 1.
Later he moved to England to face Phil Harris. In Aldo's next fight at FX3: Battle of Britain he defeated his opponent Micky Young. Again in 2008, he began his World Extreme Cagefighting run with a win against the famous fighter Alexandre Franca Nogueira in Californa.
The talented martial art payer, Aldo faced Cub Swanson in the WEC Featherweight title eliminator and won by knockout only in eight seconds into the flight. Moreover, he defeated Mike Brown in the next fight at WEC 44 to win the WEC Featherweight Championship.
In 2011, he fought against Mark Hominick at UFC 129 and won the Fight of the Night Honors via unanimous decisions. Three years later he faced Conor McGregor in a title unification match at UFC 194.
Recently in 2017, in the main event at UFC 212, he faced Max Holloway, an interim featherweight champion.
Jose Aldo Married, Dating, Girlfriend, Affairs
The proficient martial artist, Jose Aldo is a happily married man. He is married to his longtime girlfriend, Vivianne Pereira. She has a purple belt in jiu-jitsu and has fought twice professionally in Muay Thai.
The Aldo family is blessed with a daughter named Joanna born in 2012. Jose is an avid football fan. He is famous as a supporter of English Premier League club Chelsea Fc, and Club de Regatas do Flamengo.
Jose Aldo Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary
Once Aldo was very poor and often have to spend days with little to no food. But when he pursued his career in the field of martial arts, he began to earn a decent amount of salary. Recently he is living a lavish life with his wife and a daughter.
Allocating information from several sources as of 2018 it is found out that Jose Aldo's current estimated net worth is reported to be around $3 million. As Jose Aldo is still active in the field, there is no doubt that his net worth will get higher in the coming days.