Tyron Woodley

With many different championships under his belly, Tyron Woodley is a popular name in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He started showing interest in wrestling from a young age and has been active in his career since 2009. He has won many championships and is also a broadcast analyst.

In this leisure time, Tyron has acted in movies. He also hosts the podcast, ‘Morning Wood with Deez Nutz’. Furthermore, he is the host of the show ‘The Hollywood Beatdown’ on TMZ.

Well, how well do you know about Tyron Woodley? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tyron Woodley’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Tyron Woodley to date.

Biography and Early Life

Tyron Lakent Woodley was born on April 7, 1982, in Ferguson, Missouri. He is the son of Deborah and Sylvester Woodley and grew up in Ferguson. His parents had twelve other children and he had a lot of support from his family. His mother is known as a “Universal Mom” and is known for her wise words. However, he was raised solely by his mother, as his father left the family soon.

During his school time, he used to be active in both wrestling and American football. In 2000, he won the 4A Men’s State Championship in the weight class of 160 pounds.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tyron Woodley in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tyron Woodley’s age is 39 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 7 April 1982. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


Tyron Woodley went to McCluer High School and graduated in 2000. Following that, he attended the University of Missouri. In there, he joined a wrestling program and was named two-time All-American in 2003 and 2005. He has been a two-sport athlete I have also got a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. He used to practice under Din Thomas.

In 2005, he graduated with a major in agricultural economics. After his university degree, he began to fight professionally.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Tyron Woodley has been successfully married to his wife Avery Woodley. The couple has four children, three boys Dylan, Darron, and Tyron Jr., and a girl Gabby. Even though it seems like a happy family, Tyron was seen kissing another woman in 2018. Soon after that, his wife deleted all the pictures from Instagram. It was reported that he has moved on from his wife.

As far as his personal goals are concerned, he plans to open a non-profit facility that can help troubled youths. After the shooting of Michael Brown, Tyron condemned the protests that led to civil unrest. We can now say that he is a peace-loving man.

Is Tyron Woodley Gay?

There is not even a hint that reflects if Tyron Woodley is gay. We can say that he is 100% straight. He is quite a ladies’ man and there are no rumors if the mixed martial artist has shown any interest in the same sex. He is a father of four and fulfills his responsibility like a proud dad.

Professional Career

In 2009, Woodley has his first professional fight in Columbia, Missouri. He won it in the first round against Steve Schnider. Later, he defeated Jeff Carstens in the first round. He also joined Strikeforce in the same year and won his debut match against Sal Woods. Throughout Strikeforce, he fought against big names and went on win most of the matches. As an amateur, he did not suffer any loss from his seven fights. His loss came in 2012 when he competed for the Strikeforce Welterweight Championship.

Tyron Woodley then joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship in February 2013. During his debut, he won the fight in just 36 seconds. In August 2014, he won against Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 48. He defeated Robbie Lawler in July 2016 to win the UFC Welterweight Championship. His reign as UFC Welterweight Champion remained for almost three years. Woodley had a rib injury in September 2020 and his next fight is scheduled for March 2021, where he will be facing Vicente Luque.


After winning many matches, Tyron Woodley went on to win the Rising Star of the Year Award in 2010. He has also won three Performance of the Night awards along with a Fight of the Night award. By winning the Welterweight Championship, he won the Knockout of the Year award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tyron Woodley in 2021

As of 2021, Tyron Woodley’s net worth is approximately is $5 million. He has estimated career earnings of over $4.6 million. Thanks to his success in UFC, that he went on to become a millionaire. Woodley has been fighting for over a decade and continues to be pro.

In addition to this, he has also acted in movies like ‘Vengeance’, Kickboxer’, and ‘Straight Outta Champion’. The mixed martial artist has appeared in fighting scenes of the film ‘Escape Plan 2: Hades’. Part of his wealth also comes by hosting the weekly internet web show and a podcast.

With a successful athletic career, Tyron Woodley has amassed many fans. The Missouri native has shown his dedication to the sports by winning many bouts. Currently, signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, he is at number 7 in the UFC welterweight rankings. We can expect to see a lot of action from Woodley due to his passion for MMA. He showed his talents by appearing in films.


Facts of Tyron Lakent Woodley

  • Gender Male
  • full nameTyron Lakent Woodley
  • birthplaceFerguson, Missouri, U.S.
  • Date of Birth April 07, 1982
  • Age 42 years 1 months
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Diamond
  • Lucky Color Red
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$5 million
  • professionMixed martial artist
  • weightIn Kilograms – 78 Kg, In Pounds – 172 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 175 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolMcCluer High School

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