Jolie Poirier is a 33 years old American social media personality, Instagram star, philanthropist, businesswoman, and the Vice-president/Director at The Good Fight Foundation Inc. She is however better recognized by the public and media as the wife of MMA fighter Dustin Poirier.
Dustin Poirier was ranked 6th in the UFC pound-for-pound rankings on June 13th, 2021. His career and beef with fellow MMA fighter Connor McGregor are well documented but this article shines more light on the woman he married. Here’s all you need to know about Jolie Poirier.
Jolie Poirier was Born in 1989
Jolie Poirier was born Jolie LeBlanc on March 4, 1989. Her birth sign is Pisces and she was born in her hometown of Lafayette, Louisiana in the United States of America. By reason of her birth status, Jolie Poirier is an American citizen and belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group.
She is the youngest of three children born to the family of Carl and Teri LeBlanc. Her father Carl is reportedly an entrepreneur and a guitarist while her mother Teri is a homemaker. Jolie grew up with an older sister named Jandy LeBlanc and an older brother named Javen LeBlanc in her home state of Louisiana.
Details of her formal education background are one of the few things about the celebrity wife’s early life that the media and the public do not know too much about. She has yet to reveal where she had her basic education, but she got her high school diploma from Northside High School.
Jolie Poirier comes across as a sufficiently educated woman, so would assume that she had a college education even if the finer details have been left out of the things the public and media have uncovered about her.
Jolie Poirier Has Been Dustin Poirier’s Wife For Nearly Two Decades
Looking at the camaraderie and companionship between Jolie Poirier and her husband, one can clearly see the bond, respect, and love that they have for each other. Jolie is her husband’s biggest fan and cheerleader while he is her biggest supporter and protector.
It is therefore no surprise when it was revealed that the success of this marriage has its roots in the longevity of the relationship itself. Sources close to the couple have disclosed the fact that Jolie and her husband were high school sweethearts. They became an item in 2003 when she was just 14 years old and there was no looking back for either of them.
To seal their commitment to each other, Jolie and Dustin said “I do” to each other six years after their first meeting in 2003. Details of the wedding which took place on September 4, 2009, are not exactly clear but we can all assume that they were fortunate enough to have close family and friends in attendance.
Jolie and Dustin have been married for over 10 years but they have been in a relationship for almost twice as long.
MMA Fighter Colby Covington Claims that Jolie Poirier Slept with Connor McGregor
Jolie’s marriage to Dustin has been subject to a few controversies and scandals, not the least of which was Colby Covington’s accusations of infidelity on her part.
After his unanimous victory in his most recent fight, Colby Covington took aim at Dustin Poirier in a bid to draw him out for a fight. He even went as far as making the bold claim that suggested his wife, Jolie Poirier was having sexual relations with Connor McGregor.
It’s no secret that there has been a long-standing animosity between the McGregor camp and the Poirier camp. This display of emotion began sometime after the second fight in the trilogy bout between Connor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Poirier won the fight but his wife went to thank McGregor for his generous pledge of $500k to the foundation founded by Poirier and his wife and to wish him safe travels.
After a while, Jolie publicly called out McGregor for failing to uphold his pledge. McGregor reacted angrily and even went ahead to take the private DMs that he had received from Jolie out of context. It is on the basis of the DMs that Covington made his accusations. It is yet to be revealed if there are any truths to this wild accusation although one can easily chalk it off to some more trash talk, a practice that is common amongst MMA fighters.
Jolie Poirier Has One Child With Her Husband
Jolie Poirier’s marriage has had the privilege to experience the miracle of childbirth. They experienced this joy around 7 years after their wedding. Jolie took in and they had their first and currently, her only child when she gave birth to a daughter they named Parker Noelle Poirier on August 20, 2016.
Jolie loves and adores her daughter and it is clear for all to see with the way she fusses over her on her social media platforms.
Jolie Poirier is a Social Media Personality and Businesswoman
Beyond being a celebrity wife and a mother, Jolie Poirier also excels at other endeavors. She works unofficially as a member of her husband’s PR team and is present at almost all his fights. She is also an entrepreneur.
Jolie Poirier also engages in philanthropic activities and has co-founded the perfect platform for her philanthropic activities. She is the Vice President/Director at The Good Fight Foundation Inc., a foundation dedicated to bettering the lives of the underprivileged and the needy in society.
The foundation has been relatively successful and owes much of its success to the dedication, commitment, and hard work of a capable team led by Jolie Poirier herself, who is in charge of the day-to-day running of the foundation.