Brendan Schaub Wife, Girlfriend, Brother, Net Worth, Height, Bio

It is really remarkable how one man can harness so much of their potential and put them to use at the highest level of their craft. Some people find it difficult to maximize one potential and succeed at it let alone a mirage of talents. When you pride yourself as a comedian, actor, retired martial artist, television host, commentator and former collegiate football player, you shouldn’t be surprised when you have the nickname “The Hybrid”. Brendan Schaub is perhaps the perfect “Jack of all Trades.”

Bio

Born on 18th March 1983 in Aurora, Colorado, U.S. Brendan’s mother Debra was British while his dad Peter Schaub was American. Brendan attended Overland High School where he started honing his skills in competitive sports. He actively played football. He moved to College at Whittier College and immediately became a member of the football team.

Brendan wasn’t long at the Whittier College before he moved to the University of Colorado where he went on to appear in 26 games. Brendan also had stints with the Utah Blaze and the practice squad for the NFL’s Buffalo Bills.

Brendan’s UFC adventure began when he became friends with heavyweight contender Shane Carwin. They trained together and soon enough, he joined Ultimate Fighting Championship from the team, Rashad, defeating players like Demico Rogers, Jon Madsen, and Marcus Jones to reach the final which he lost by knock out to Roy Nelson.

In October 2010, he made his debut at UFC 121 in California against Gabriel Gonzaga, a former UFC heavyweight title challenger, and won the match, In March 2011, he faced Mirko Cro Cop and beat him through in the third-round KO following a well-placed counter-punch and a four-fight win streak.

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Over the course of his career, he has beat many players including Johnny Curtis, Alex Rozman, Matt Mitrione, Lav Johnson, Chase Gormley and Jay Lester.

Towards the twilight of his career, Brendan Schaub lost a few contests. Brendan fought UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski in June 2014 and lost. In December 2014, he also lost on Technical Knock Outs in the first round to Travis Browne. Six months after the defeat, Schaub announced that he would move down to the light heavyweight division. On October 12, 2015, he announced his retirement.

Wife/Girlfriend

Brendan has got good looks and charisma to burn, hence getting the ladies drolling has never been a challenge for him. He dated American professional wrestler, actress, and former mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey. Due to various reasons, the relationship was doomed from the beginning. Rousey had a brief relationship with another UFC fighter Travis Browne who had knocked out Brendan in a fighting bout. There have been allegations of cheating between the pair even after the broke up.

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Brendan Schaub is dating the beautiful American TV anchor and actress Joanna Zanella. They got engaged in 2017. Prior to their engagement, the couple welcomed their son Tiger Pax Schaub born on 21 February 2016. There have been rumors that the engagement has been called off but no official confirmations yet.

Brother

Brendan is known to have one brother Jay Schaub. Not much information is available about him as he seems to keep a low profile compared to his famous brother.

Height

For a guy who has spent a large part of his life fighting and keeping fit, it shouldn’t be surprising that he has an impressive physique. He stands at 6 ft 4 inches and weighs 111kg.

Brendan Schaub Net Worth

One of the beautiful things about having multiple streams of income is the obvious financial flexibility it gives.

During the course of his UFC career, Brendan Schaub won the Colorado-New Mexico Golden Gloves Novice title in 2007, got to the finals of The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights. He has won both the ‘Ring of Fire Heavyweight Championship’ and ‘Knockout of the Night’.

After retirement from UFC, Brendan has gone into media work; released a  digital download sketch comedy series called ‘The Fighter and the Kid 3D’ in 2016. He also has a podcast ‘The Fighter and the Kid’.

In a bid to further his solo standup comedy efforts, he performed at The Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, and Hollywood Improv. In 2017, he had a world tour of North America, New Zealand England, Ireland; his venues were all sold out.

In January 2018, Schaub co-hosted the after-shows of the Golden Globes, Academy Awards, People’s Choice Awards, as well as The Grammy’s. Brendan has a net worth of $3 Million.

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