BJ Penn Net Worth (UPDATED 2018) – The highly popular American professional MMA fighter and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu expert, BJ Penn competed in UFC and later in K-1. He has participated in the Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight and Middleweight divisions. The UFC Lightweight Champion and UFC Welterweight Champion is one of the four fighters in the UFC history to have won titles in multiple categories.
Penn has also broken the all-time lightweight title defense record. The 39-years old fighter has emerged as one of the best pound-for-pound MMA players in the early years of his career. He was also a head coach on the reality show ‘Ultimate Fighter 5’. BJ Penn Net Worth stands at about $22 Million, he gets the third position on the list of the richest MMA fighters of the world.
BJ Penn Net Worth – Richest MMA Fighters – UPDATED 2018
Since his debut in UFC, Penn has emerged as one of the biggest superstars in the history of the sport with a total of eleven main-events during his career span. He is considered to be the most influential player in the division and one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all-time. It was also announced that Penn would be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame.
He has been featured in numerous video games, movies, and television shows. Penn was also ranked in the ‘Top 5’ of the ‘100 Greatest Fighters in the History’ by FighersOnly! Magazine. Penn is the co-author of an instructional book on MMA fighting named ‘Mixed Martial Arts: The Book of Knowledge’.
He has also authored the autobiography ‘Why I Fight: The Belt is Just an Accessory’ which debuted at number 22 on the New York Times bestseller list. He has appeared in the 2009 film ‘Never Surrender’.