Tim Kennedy Biography
Tim Kennedy is one of the famous retired professional mixed martial artists. He is well-known for his incredible fighting skills. Likewise, he is one of the few fighters to serve in the United States Army National Guard.
Earlier, he competed for mixed martial art organizations such as Strikeforce, ShoMMA, the WEC, and HDNet Fights representing the International Fight League, Chicago Red Bears.
Timothy Early Life and Education
Timothy Fred Tim Kennedy was born on 1st September 1979, in San Luis Obispo, California to Mike Kennedy, the father. He is American by his nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
Timothy learned wrestling, boxing, and Japanese jujutsu since his early childhood. Similarly, his mother also kept him in piano and cooking lessons. He enrolled at Eagle Academy Private High School and graduated from there in 1998.
Afterward, he joined Columbia College of Missouri and completed his education earning a B.A in Criminal Justice in 2002. During that time, he also started competing in Sanctioned mixed martial arts fights.
After graduating from the Columbia College of Missouri, Tim joined the United States Army in 2004 and made his MMA career debut sideways.
In that respect, he won the hand-to-hand fighting tournaments in the Light Heavyweight division. Moreover, the handsome Tim also joined Ranger School and served in the Special Forces, Operational Detachments Alpha.
Tim began his professional fighting career since the year of 1996. Following his fighting career, he subsequently joined Strike Force and Ultimate Fighting Championship. Till the date, handsome Tim has fought several matches and won numbers of titles.
As of now, he has kept the record of 18 wins out of 24 games in Mixed Martial Arts and 30 wins out of 31 games in Amateur games. Some of his awards are such as
- Extreme Challenge Middleweight Tournament Winner
- Fight of the Night- UFC
- Knockout of the Night- UFC
Youtube: Tim Kennedy in UFC and his All Knockouts.
Recently on 17th January 2017, Kennedy has announced his retirement from the MMA and it was known after he posted a statement on his social networking sites. At present, he seems focused on his military career and towards his personal life.
Tim Personal life
One of the renown faces of the current time, Tim Kennedy has lots of fans following him who are curious to know about his personal life. He is a married man. He tied the knot with a beautiful woman named Ginger Kennedy. The couple has one son from their relationship.
The couple is living a happy life together and until the date, the duo has not kept their sweet and hilarious moments limited to themselves. They share photos on Instagram and other networking sites hanging out in different places. This seems they have a strong bond. Neither the couple has bruited any love affairs nor there is any news or rumors of their separation.
Tim Kennedy Net Worth
Diligent Tim has earned a tremendous amount of money from his multi-professions. He made a huge money mostly from his UFC and MMA career. Currently, Tim has left his fighting career and is focused on his military career. As of 2017, Tim has not revealed his net worth and it is known that he is earning no less than million dollars.