Dustin Poirier – Net Worth, Age, Wife, Height, Bio, Birthday, Facts, Lifestyle & Pictures
Learn about Dustin Poirier’s Net Worth, Biography, Age, Birthday, Height, Lifestyle, Family, Football Career, and Facts.
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Dustin Poirier was born on January 19, 1989, in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States. He is of Acadian French and Cajun heritage. He attended Northside High School but had to drop out as he constantly got into trouble for street fighting.
|Dustin Glenn Poirier
|Place of Birth:
|Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
|Date of Birth:
|January 19, 1989
|Dropped out of Northside High School
|Great Martial Arts Career
He started his early career in 2009 he competed in many promotional competitions, especially in Louisiana and the Southern United States. In 2010, he competed in World Extreme Cagefighting. He lost a game to Danny Castillo but the same year won against Zach Micklewright.
In 2010, WEC merged with UFC and so, Dustin became a UFC fighter. He replaced José Aldo who was injured and faced Josh Grispi. He won the fight with a unanimous decision. He won the UFC 131 and the UFC on Fox 1 event and defeated both his opponents in 2011. The next year, two of his opponents couldn’t fight in the ring due to injuries. However, he fought with Max Holloway and defeated him, and received a Submission of the Night bonus. He also won in the UFC on Fuel TV: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier, which was his first-ever main event. He received the Fight of the Night honor that night. He also defeated his opponent at The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale event.
He lost to Cub Swanson in 2013 at the co-main event of the UFC. He won the fight between him and Erik Koch and wanted a rematch with Cub Swanson. He later won against Diego Brandão by a knockout in the first round. In 2014, after winning a fight at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale, he got his second Fight of the Night bonus award. He later transferred to the Lightweight division. He won two Performance of the Night bonus awards in 2015 from two fights that he won.
He won the 2016 UFC 195 event but was admitted to a hospital as he had a broken nose and spent six weeks there. He lost to Michael Johnson the same year. In 2017, Poirier won against Jim Miller whom he also challenged for a fight. But he ended up suspended due to sustained injuries. He signed another contract with UFC. He won two fights that year but pulled out of the third one due to hip injuries in 2018.
He won against Max Holloway and broke his thirteen fight win-streak in 2019. He lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov the same year. In 2020, he was awarded his seventh Fight of the Night award after he won a fight against Dan Hooker. He was also a contender for many awards that year. The next year he won a rematch of 2014 against Conor McGregor and faced him again that year and won but McGregor had a broken tibia. He lost to Charles Oliveira in 2021 at the UFC Lightweight Championship.
- His coach’s name is Tim Credeur.
- He is a black belt holder in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu.
- He and his wife founded the Good Fight Foundation in 2018.
- His early career is documented in the documentary Fightville.
- He has won 14 games by knockout, 7 games by submission, and 7 by decision.
His estimated net worth is 4 million dollars. He has earned most of his money through his extensive UCF career. His highest pay was 118,000 dollars which he took in 2015.
He has also launched his own business. He announced on Twitter that he has released his Cajun hot sauce brand ‘Poirier’s Louisiana Style’. As a player, he also received many brand endorsements.
Height & Weight:
He is 5 feet, 9 inches tall, and weighs 70 kgs.
|5 Feet 9 Inches
Family & Relationships:
He was born to his parents Darrell Poirier and Jere’ Folley Chiasson. He is married to Jolie LeBlanc. They married Jolie LeBlanc and have a daughter named Parker Noelle Poirier.
We are trying to find more information about his relationships and will update you here.
|Jere’ Folley Chaisson
|Parker Noelle Poirier
Why is Dustin Poirier famous?
Dustin Poirier is an American martial artist. He is also known for being ranked in the UFC lightweight rankings.
Who is Dustin Poirier married to?
He is married to Jolie LeBlanc. They got married in 2009 and are still together.
How much money does Dustin Poirier earn?
According to sources, Dustin has earned more than one million dollars from his UCF fights. He also makes a lot of money from his side business and has a net worth of 4 million dollars.
How did Dustin Poirier meet his wife?
Justin met his wife when they were in middle school. They later started dating and then got married.
Are Dustin and McGregor friends?
No, both of them are most definitely not friends. Both of them had a feud and are enemies.
Is Dustin Poirier’s wife in McGregor’s DMs?
Dustin revealed that his wife did not text McGregor. He explained that it was all fake and fabricated.
Where does Dustin Poirier live?
Dustin Poirier lives in Lafayette with his family. They moved from their hometown and now live together in their new residence.
Do McGregor and Dustin respect each other?
Dustin won the fight with Conor and later said that he took it professionally. He admitted that he has ‘nothing but respect’ for him.
How old is Dustin Poirier Today?
January 19, 1989 is his Date of Birth, so now he is 35 Years old.
Who is Dustin Poirier dating?
He isn’t dating anyone right now. He is married to Jolie LeBlanc.