Rose Namajunas is one of the most gifted mixed martial artists in the world. Her extraordinary skills in martial arts are the reason why she was once a UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion. She competes in the women’s strawweight division in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She is ranked #14 in the UFC pound-for-pound rankings.
Here is everything about Rose Namajunas bio, including her age, height, weight, parents, net worth, boyfriend, and wiki trivia.
|Birth Name||Gertrude Rose Namajunas|
|Birthday||June 29, 1992|
|Birthplace||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States|
|Height||5 feet 5 inches|
|Profession||Mixed Martial Artist|
|Parents||Mother: Jolita Frank|
|Siblings||An older brother|
|Net Worth||$750 Thousand|
Rose Namajunas Boyfriend or Husband?
Rose has been in a relationship with her boyfriend, Pat Barry, for quite a while now. Her boyfriend is also an MMA fighter like her. It wasn’t a ‘love at first sight,’ but the two got closer and closer over time and eventually fell in love. In a 2014 interview with Bleacher Report, Pat stated:
“I say we’ve been dating for more than five years, but she says two or three years.”
Even though Pat struggles with his addiction to substance abuse and alcoholism, he is still a loving boyfriend to Rose. He frequently supports her during her matches.
The couple is now engaged, and they don’t hold back from showing public display of affection. They still have not announced the date of their wedding, but let’s hope we get to hear the good news soon.
Rose Namajunas Early Life and Career
When Rose was five, she started practicing Taekwondo in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her father had Schizophrenia. Facing sexual abuse and violence made her childhood very difficult. Along with Taekwondo, she also practiced both Karate and jiu-jitsu. In high school, she took training in mixed martial arts and kickboxing.
After maintaining the amateur record of 4-0 at the beginning of MMA career, Rose moved to Invicta Fighting Championship. She kept her winning streak going until July 13, 2013, when she lost her first match. On December 11, 2013, UFC signed her along with ten other strawweight fighters.
On November 4, 2017, Rose knocked down the Strawweight champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 2017 to become a new Strawweight Champion. In her second title defense, she faced Jéssica Andrade in the main event at UFC 237 on May 11, 2019. She lost the fight through knockout in the second round. However, the fight with Jessica earned her the Fight of the Night award.
Rose Namajunas Net Worth & Awards
Throughout her career, Rose has achieved a lot of accolades and honors. In 2017, she received the title of MMA Fighter of the year. The match against Kathina Catron got her 2013 MMA Submission of the Year and Women’s MMA Submission of the year. She holds the third spot by CBS sports and fourth by ESPN.
Rose has accumulated a hefty net worth; all thanks to her impressive records and wins. Her net worth dwells around $750,000.
Rose Namajunas Wiki – Bio: Age, Height, Weight, Parents
Gertrude Rose Namajunas, professionally known as Rose Namajunas, was born on June 29, 1992, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her zodiac sign is Cancer, and her current age is 26. She was born to Lithuanian immigrant parents who were both artists. Her mother, Jolita Frank is a trained classical musician. She has an older brother. She is American by nationality and belongs to Lithuanian ethnicity.
Rose has an average height. She stands 5 feet 5 inches tall, and she weighs around 115 lbs.