Henry Cejudo Height, Weight, Family, Spouse, Education, Biography

Henry Cejudo Height, Weight, Family, Spouse, Education, Biography
Henry Cejudo Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 61 kg
Date of Birth February 9, 1987
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Spouse Ana Karolina

Henry Cejudo is an American former professional mixed martial artist and freestyle wrestler who is widely regarded as one of the greatest combat athletes of all time. Between 2013 and May 2020, he had competed professionally in mixed martial arts, amassing a stellar 16-2 win-loss record. During his stint with UFC (December 2014-May 2020), he had won both the UFC Flyweight Championship and the UFC Bantamweight Championship. Between 2005 and April 2012, he had accumulated a 42-10 win-loss in freestyle wrestling. He had fought a solitary freestyle wrestling bout in April 2015 as well but had lost. Representing the United States in freestyle wrestling, in the 55 kg category, he had won the ‘Gold’ medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the 2007 Rio de Janeiro Pan American Games, the 2006 Rio de Janeiro Pan American Championships, the 2007 San Salvador Pan American Championships, and the 2008 Colorado Springs Pan American Championships.

Born Name

Henry Carlos Cejudo

Nick Name

The Messenger

Henry Cejudo as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2020
Henry Cejudo as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2020 (Henry Cejudo / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Los Angeles, California, United States

Residence

Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Henry had attended the Coronado High School, a public school in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and the Maryvale High School in Phoenix. In 2010, he had joined the Grand Canyon University, a private for-profit Christian university in Phoenix. He had graduated from there in 2015 with a degree in theology.

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Occupation

Professional Mixed Martial Artist (Retired), Freestyle Wrestler (Retired)

Henry Cejudo as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2022
Henry Cejudo as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2022 (Henry Cejudo / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Jorge Cejudo (d. 2007)
  • Mother – Nelly Rico
  • Siblings – Angel Cejudo (Older Brother) (Freestyle Wrestler), Gloria Cejudo (Sister), Alonzo Cejudo (Brother). He has 3 other siblings.

Weight(s)

  • Flyweight (2014–2019)
  • Bantamweight (2013–2014, 2019–2020)
  • 55 kg (Freestyle Wrestling)

Stance

Orthodox

Reach

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm

Net Worth

Henry Cejudo’s net worth had been $2 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm

Weight

61 kg or 134.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Henry has dated –

  1. Ana Karolina (2021-Present) – Henry had started dating Ana Karolina in early 2021. They got engaged in June 2021, got married in September 2021, and have a daughter together named America Maria (b. November 2021).

Henry Cejudo and Ana Karolina, as seen in September 2021
Henry Cejudo and Ana Karolina, as seen in September 2021 (Henry Cejudo / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Hispanic

He is of Mexican descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Side-cropped, spiked hair
  • Sports a trimmed beard

Henry Cejudo as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2021
Henry Cejudo as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2021 (Henry Cejudo / Instagram)

Henry Cejudo Facts

  1. Born in Los Angeles, Henry and his family had to move a lot in and around the city due to his father’s history of drug and alcohol abuse. When he was 4 years old, his mother had taken all of her children to the state of New Mexico when his father was getting released from jail. He had been imprisoned after threatening to kill the entire family. His father had been deported to Mexico when he was 6 years old.
  2. After spending a couple of years in New Mexico, the family had relocated to Phoenix, Arizona. There, the family used in poverty despite his mother working multiple jobs.
  3. In August 2018, when he had won the UFC Flyweight Championship, he had become the first person ever to have won an Olympic ‘Gold’ medal as well as a UFC title.
  4. In June 2019, he had become just the 4th UFC fighter to hold titles in two different weight classes (flyweight, bantamweight) simultaneously. In May 2020, he had become just the 2nd UFC fighter to have successfully defended titles in 2 different weight divisions.

Featured Image by Henry Cejudo / Instagram

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