Who is Tito Ortiz?
Tito Ortiz (Born January 23, 1975) is a famous Mix Martial Artist and a politician.
However, Tito Ortiz’s birthname is Jacob Christopher Ortiz.
Furthermore, he is of American nationality and famously known for being an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter.
We are going to learn about Tito’s Age, career, and Net Worth. Let’s get started!
|Real Name||Jacob Christopher Ortiz|
|Nick Name||Tito Ortiz|
|Date of Birth||January 23, 1975|
|Birth Place||Huntington Beach, California, North America|
|Profession||MMA Fighter and Politician|
|Height (approx.)||6 Feet and 2 Inches (1.88M)|
|Weight (approx.)||93 Kilograms/ 205 Pounds|
|Children||Jesse Jameson Ortiz, Jacob Ortiz and, Journey Jette Ortiz|
|Net Worth||3 Million USD|
Where was Tito Ortiz born? The famous MMA Athelete was born in Huntington Beach, California, North America.
However, at five years of age, Ortiz along with his family moved to Santa Ana, California.
Reportedly, Ortiz had a disturbing childhood as both of his parents were addicted to drugs. Consequently, he was involved with street gangs.
Unfortunately, his parents were divorced, when he was just 13 years of age, where his mother took him to Huntington Beach.
Early on, young Tito began to fish and sell them at a local pier.
Tito managed to attend ‘Huntington Beach High School’, where he was attracted to wrestling during his sophomore year.
Was Tito Ortiz with UFC? Yes, Tito Ortiz was involved with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he was a ‘Light Heavy Weight Championship’.
Tito began his UFC in 1997, while he was still in college. Furthermore, he competed as an amateur with no money or contract.
After many years of struggle, Tito fought the famous ‘Frank Shamrock’ for the UFC light Heavy Weight Championship at ‘UFC 22’.
However, he lost with a submission due to strikes, and after that shamrock retired and left the championship belt.
Moreover, Ortiz defeated ‘Wanderlei Silva’ for the vacant Light Heavyweight championship at ‘UFC 25’ with a unanimous decision.
In addition, he defended the light heavyweight belt and also for a record five times in the next three years defeating fighters.
For instance, ‘Yuki kondo’, ‘Evan Tanner’, ‘Elvis Sinosic’, ‘Vladimir Matyushenko’, and ‘Lion’s Den Head Ken Shamrock’.
After a successful career in ‘Ultimate Fighting Championship’, he came out of retirement to face former training partner ‘Quinton Jackson at Bellator.
Furthermore, in 2015, it was announced that tito would face ‘Liam McGeary’ for the Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship.
Where is Tito Ortiz now? Tito Ortiz currently lives in Huntington Beach, California, North America.
The famous politician currently stands at 6 Feet and 2 Inches (1.88M) and Weighs around 93 Kilograms (205 Pounds).
He has a blad hairstyle with a light beard and big black eyes.
Tito is of American nationality and has Latino American Ethnicity.
Moreover, the fighter’s fans searched about his zodiac sign. Well, his star sign is Aquarius.
Who is Tito Ortiz married to? Tito Ortiz is currently single as of 2021.
His first wife was ‘Kristin’, who he married for 5 years and divorced in 2005,
Furthermore, they had a son together named ‘Jacob Ortiz’.
Later on, in 2006, he started dating the former adult actress Jeena Jameson, and gave birth to twins in April 2009 named ‘Jesse Jameson and ‘Journey Jett’.
However, the couple split in March 2013, where Tito was given full custody of the twins.
In 2014, the famous UFC fighter, began dating famous model ‘Amber Nichole Miller’, as they both were in the UFC together.
Who are Tito Ortiz’s parents? Tito Ortiz’s father is Samuel Ortiz and her mother’s name is Joyce Ortiz.
Samuel was of Mexican descent and his mother was of French and Portuguese ancestry.
Furthermore, Ortiz was given the nickname ‘Tito’ by his father ‘Samuel’ at the age of 1.
Tito Ortiz rarely talks about his dark past, hence, we can understand that Tito wants to keep his professional life from his personal life.
How much is Tito Ortiz earn in his career? Reportedly, Tito Ortiz has earned approximately 3 million USD from his MMA career.
With the association with mega championship companies life ‘UFC’ and ‘Bellator’, Tito sign contracts worth millions of dollars.
Furthermore, he was also featured in movies,
For instance, ‘Cradle 2 the Grave’, ‘The Crow: Wicked Prayer’, ‘Valley of the Wolves: Iraq’, ‘Zombie strippers’, and ‘Boo! A Madea Halloween’.
Consequently, he also earned thousands of dollars by featuring in such movies, adding to his revenue stream.
The Former UFC champions have many records and interesting things under his name. Let’s look at some of his Trivia and interesting facts.
- Tito was included in the ‘UFC Hall Of Fame’ in 2012
- He has won the second most Championship fight in the famous Lightweight division.
- Furthermore, Ortiz also has the second-most wins in the Light Heavyweight division championship fight.
- The famous wrestler appeared in the music videos, for instance, ‘Got the life’ and ‘Truth’ in 1999 and 2005.
- Ortiz is a supporter of the 45th President of the USA ‘Donald Trump’, also posted a photo with trump on his Instagram Handle.
- Ortiz has also famously supported for Law enforcement, legal immigration, and the second amendment.
- Tito was arrested for felony ‘Domestic Violence’ in 2010 against his girlfriend ‘Jeena Jameson’.
- Furthermore, Tito was also arrested in 2014 and sentenced to three years probation for an undisclosed fine.
- After his retirement, Ortiz started up a management company named ‘Primetime 360 Entertainment & sports management Inc’.
- In August 2018, ‘Golden Boy Promotion’ stated that Ortiz would come out of retirement to fight his rival ‘Chuck Liddell’ for the third time.
- Ortiz fought former WWE champion ‘Alberto El Patron; in a 210-pound weight class.
Does Tito Ortiz have an official YouTube channel? No, Tito Ortiz does not have an official YouTube channel as of now.
However, he has been featured in bodybuilding videos, which generates thousands of views.
Here is a video, featuring Tito Ortiz. Enjoy!
Image Credit: @titoortiz1999 Instagram
Video Credit: @Generation Iron Fitness& Bodybuilding Network YouTube