Ronda Rousey Biography: Age, Height, Facts, Achievements, Controversy & Net Worth

Ronda Jean Rousey, popularly known by her ring name Ronda Rousey, is an American professional wrestler, currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment, however she is on a hiatus. Rousey bagged the eyeballs after she became  the first US woman to earn an Olympic medal in judo at the ‘Summer Olympics’ in Beijing in 2008. Rousey then She then became number one pound-for-pound female MMA fighter in the world.

Rousey has been recognized as the only woman to win a championship in both the UFC and WWE, as well as the only woman to headline a pay-per-view event in both companies. She has had a great career in MMA and professional wrestling. She became Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion as well as and made history as the first female UFC Champion.


Ronda Rousey was born on February 1, 1987, in Riverside, California, USA.. Inspired by her mother AnnMaria De Mars, who was the first U.S.female citizen, to win a ‘World Judo Championship, Rousey left her studies and started her training with her mother. At the age of 17, she competed in 2004 ‘Olympic Games’ in Athens, becoming the youngest judoka in the entire ‘Olympic Games.’


Ronda Rousey has dated  fellow MMA fighters, Brendan Schaub, Timothy DiGorrio, and Travis Browne. Rousey started dating ‘UFC’ fighter Travis Browne in 2015 and later engaged on April 2017. They tied the knot on August 28, 2017. Her father Ron Rousey was a soldier, who committed suicide due to the issues of disability. However, her mother Anna Maria De Mars was a renowned Judo Champion.


Ronda Rousey started her professional career in 2004 Olympics, where she could not win a medal. She then came to win a gold medal at the ‘World Junior Judo Championships’ in Budapest and also at the ‘Pan American Judo Championships’ the same year. After two years in 2006, she bagged the gold at the ‘Birmingham World Cup’ in Great Britain, and even defended her ‘Pan American Judo Championship’ title. In the same year, she went on to win the bronze medal at the ‘Junior World Championships,’ becoming the first U.S. judoka ever to win two Junior World medals.

In 2007, she won the silver medal at the 2007 ‘World Judo Championships’ in the middleweight division. Rousey competed in 2008 Olympics, but lost  the quarterfinal to Edith Bosch. However, she became the first American woman to earn an Olympic medal in judo by winning bronze at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She retired from judo after the 2008 Olympics.

She joined the ‘Glendale Fighting Club’ and made her amateur debut in mixed martial arts in August 2010. In her debut match, she emerged victorious by defeating Hayden Munoz in 23 seconds. She went on to make her professional mixed martial arts debut in March 2011 at ‘King of the Cage: Turning Point’ where she defeated Ediane Gomes with an armbar submission in 25 seconds.

In 2011, Ronda Rousey made her ‘Strikeforce’ debut by defeating D’Alelio with a technical armbar submission in the first round. in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rousey defeated Tate by submission due to an armbar in the first round to become the new ‘Strikeforce’ Women’s Bantamweight Champion.

In 2017, Rousey signed the contract with World Wrestling Entertainment, and was assigned to ‘WWE Performance Center’ for training purposes. Rousey made a surprise appearance at Royal Rumble on January 28, 2018, confronting Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss, SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair, and Asuka. At Wrestlemania 34, she teamed up with Kurt Angle against Triple H and Stephanie Mc Mahon in winning effort.  At SummerSlam, Rousey squashed Bliss to win the Raw Women’s Championship title, her first championship win in WWE.


Ranked No. 1 of the top 100 female singles wrestlers in the PWI Female 100 in 2018
Ranked No. 4 of the top 10 female wrestlers in 2018


Rousey is a one-time UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion

Rousey is a one-time Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion

Rousey is a one-time WWE Raw Women’s Champion

Rousey  won Slammy Award for “This is Awesome” Moment of the Year (2015)  with The Rock

Rousey won won the bronze medal in women’s 70 kg tournament in judo at the 2008 ‘Summer Olympics.

Rousey won  the silver medal in ‘World Judo Championships

Rousey won the bronze in German Open

Rousey won the gold medal in Pan American Games


HEIGHT: 170 cm
WEIGHT: 61 kg = 134 lbs
EYE COLOR: Dark Brown


Full Name: Ronda Jean Rousey
Age: 32 years
Date of Birth: February 1, 1987
Hometown:  Riverside, California, U.S.
Zodiac: Aquarius
Religion: American


School:  Unknown


Favorite wrestler: Shawn  Michaels & The Rock
Favorite actor: Brad Pitt
Favorite actress: Angelina Jolie
Hobbies: Wrestling, gymming, partying, watching movies, playing video game
Favorite Food: Steak
Dream Holiday Destination: Unknown
Favorite Color: Black


$12 Million estimated


Rousey hits a controversy when her ex-boyfriend attracted took her nude photos without her consent or knowledge.


Instagram: @rondarousey