Demetrious Johnson has an impressive amount of $6 million. He managed to amass through his successful career as a martial artist and fighter. Currently, he is the Flyweight Champion for UFC has won dozens of battles during his career.
In 2007, the martial artist joined mixed martial arts (MMA) where he won 8 matches, including five in a row by submission. Later, got an opportunity in WFC from where he got both name, fame, and wealth.
Let's look at the below paragraphs to know how Johnson makes his source of income.
Salary From Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Demetrious Johnson is one of the highest-paid champions with career UFC and WEC earnings. He started his career in 2010 as a fighter in WFC and 2011 in UFC. In UFC, he received $460,000 for fighting against Ray Borg.
Likewise, Johnson has fought with many fighters Narifumi Yamamoto, Renan Barao, Miguel Torres, Dominick Cruz, Eddie Wineland, and many others.
In 2018, Johnson became the One Championship for the first time by winning against Ben Askren. After that, he has won the title 'A New Era' against Yuya Wakamatsu and 'Dawn of Heroes' against Tatsumitsu Wada.
In 2019, the fighter won the match against Danny Kingad. After this COVID-19 Pandemic, he will face Andriano Moraes for 'One Flyweight Champion'. Through the One Championship, his income is $70,000 per match.
Apart from the fighter, he is a motivational speaker in many organizations. Johnson is also invented as a guest speaker for a speech, virtual meetings, corporate appearance, grand opening, and moderated Q&A. As a spokesperson, he received $50,000 for a five-minute speech.
Johnson has been earning around $80,000 per year from the endorsement deal. He was signed by Xbox-sponsored UFC champ for the UFC-Reebok.
He also makes $2000 from advertising commercial products. Nevertheless, the boxer is the chief brand ambassador of 'One eSports', the Singapore-based martial arts organization.
UFC Champion and his family is living a millionaire lifestyle with his net worth. He is living in $1 million expensive houses in Washington, United States. He has also a collection of cars like Lamborgini, Audi A3, and Mercedes-Benz.