Mackenzie is a Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu fighter and American mixed martial artist who has ruled a Mixed Martial Arts Decades. She is famous for No. 1 ranked female black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu as well as for her 2017 victory over Katherine Roy in the Legacy Fighting Championship.
Bio and wiki of Mackenzie Dern
Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu fighter and American mixed martial artist Mackenzie Dern was born as Mackenzie Lynne Dern in 1993. She celebrates her birthday every year on 24th March. Dern had opened her eyes in Phonix, Arizona, United States of America.
Belonging to the Brazilian-American ethnicity she holds American Nationality. She had grown up with her dad, Wellington Dias a black belt holder, and her step-mother,” Luciana Tavares in her hometown. Apart from them, she has two half-siblings: Merrick and Korah. Raised both in Arizona and Rio, thus she can fluent both in English and Portuguese.
Educational background of Mackenzie
Mackenzie had done her schooling from Glendale’s Ironwood High School. when she was born her parents got divorced and her father moved on with fellow jiu-jitsu champ. At that time she was only 3 years old. As the daughter of a fighter, she was ready to compete in the sports from the young age of 6.
Mackenzie Dern’s Career
Talking about the career of Mackenzie she started her journey from a very tender age. At 14 years old, she began participating in the adult division. In 2012 ADCC North American Championships in San Diego where she won a gold medal.
She received a black belt, three months before her 20th birthday which was promoted by her father. Later she was the only female athletics who became the BJJ fighter to win gold medals at the 5 highest-ranking IBJJF Gi Championships which include; the Worlds, the Euros, Asian Open, the Pan American and the Brazilian Nationals.
She had also won six gold medals at Black Belt level, at each of the 5 principal/highest ranking IB JJD Gi Championships – the other events are the Brazilian Nationals, the Euros, the Worlds, and the Pan Ams.
In 2016, she decided to enter in another new challenge called Mixed Martial Arts where she was fighting under Legacy Fighting Alliance. She made her debut at MMA Legacy FC 58 against Kenia Rosas and she won the fight via unanimous decision. Later she defeated Montana Stewart at Legacy FC 61 on 14th October, Katherine Roy and Mandy Polk at LFA 6 and LFA 24.
Later she moved to Invicta Fighting Championship on November 2017 and she defeated Kaline Medeiros and which made her a victory via an armbar in the third round.
Net worth and salary of Mackenzie Dern
As a Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu fighter and American mixed martial artist she had earned a huge name and fame in her lifetime career. It is believed that the net worth of Mackenzie has been estimated at Millions of US dollars. she earned a salary of $34,000 with expected lifetime earnings of $1,419,432. There is no doubt that her net worth and salary will increase in the upcoming years.
Who is the boyfriend of Mackenzie Dern?
The gorgeous and bold Mackenzie had tied her knot with Wesley Santos, who is a professional surfer. She shared her first pregnancy through her Instagram on 22nd February 2019. MMA fighter has blessed with a baby girl named Moa on 9th June 2019. She often shared a photo along with her daughter and husband.
Although she had a boyfriend Augusto Tanquinho Mendes in past who is a jiu-jitsu player by profession. Sadly, she broke up with him in 2016. Later she had also dated with Buchecha in 2017 but their relationship did not last long.
How tall is she?
Apart from the fighting skills she has blessed with an amazing body feature, she stands up 5 feet and 4 inches while her weight is around 52 kg. Besides this, her other body measurements are not revealed yet.