Jim Miller net worth: Jim Miller is an American professional MMA fighter with an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. Miller competes in the lightweight category of the UFC and owns the records for the most matches fought, the most victories earned, and the most victories in the lightweight division.
Miller has a professional MMA record of 35-16-0 (1 NC) and earnings of over $4,379,000. Miller also received the 2002 Fight of the Year award and the Fight of the Night and Submission of the Night trophies three times each.
Jim Miller’s Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$1.5 Million|
|Age:||38 Years Old|
|Born:||30 August 1983|
|Salary (Annual):||$250 Thousand each year|
Jim Miller Net Worth Growth
|Net Worth in 2022||$1.5 Million|
|Net Worth in 2021||$1.2 Million|
|Net Worth in 2020||$1 Million|
|Net Worth in 2019||$0.6 Million|
|Net Worth in 2018||$0.5 Million|
- In October 2021, he earned his largest payout when he faced Erick Gonzalez Roberts. For his stunning knockout victory, Miller received $293,000.
- For his submission victory over David Baron in his UFC debut at UFC 89, Miller earned $46,000.
- 2014’s UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller earned him a salary of $56,000.
- He received a salary of $102,000 at UFC 172 in 2014.
- In 2013, he was paid $92,000 for UFC 168 and $111,000 for UFC 159.
- He received a salary of $82,000 at UFC 155 in 2012.
- In 2012, he earned $41,000 from the fight against Diaz on UFC on Fox and $127,000 from the bout against Guillard on UFC.
- He earned $30,000 from UFC 108 in 2010 and $62,000 in 2011 with UFC 128.
James Andrew Miller was born on August 30, 1983, in Sparta Township, New Jersey. He has two brothers. At the age of four, he started wrestling. In addition to wrestling in college for one year at Virginia Tech, he competed in wrestling in high school at Sparta High School. He has a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Jamie Cruz at the moment.
When he started working out with his brother, Dan Miller at Planet Jiu-Jitsu in Sparta, New Jersey, in 2005, Miller started learning mixed martial arts. Jim and his brother Dan both worked in construction alongside their father before pursuing mixed martial arts as a career.
In 2005 at Reality Fighting, Jim Miller made his MMA debut. He won by a unanimous decision when he faced Eddie Fyvie. In his fourth match, he defeated Muhsin Corbbrey to claim the Reality Fighting Lightweight Championship. He was defeated by veteran Frankie Edgar in two subsequent fights, dropping the belt by unanimous decision.
Before Reality Fighting 14, Planet Jiu-Jitsu shut down. With his brother Dan, Miller started his training at AMA Fight Club in Whippany, New Jersey, in 2007. Additionally, he competed in the Cage Fury Fighting Championship, where he was successful in defeating Anthony Morrison and Al Buck. In 2008, Miller and his brother Dan joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Since Reality Fighting XII, Miller had never competed on the same card as his brother. At Cage Fury Fighting Championships 5, Miller successfully defended his light-heavyweight title. Due to a main investor withdrawing before the contest, Miller’s second defense was postponed, although he still held the championship.
After winning his next six fights, Miller decided to join the UFC. In 2008, he made his debut at UFC 89. He defeated David Baron through submission. At UFC 96, Miller lost to Gray Maynard by unanimous decision for his first UFC loss. After losing to Maynard, Miller rose to new heights in the promotion and embarked on a seven-fight winning streak. Benson Henderson stopped him in 2011.
Nate Diaz was then defeated again. Miller’s record, which included his victory over Yancy Medeiros at UFC 172, read 24 wins and 4 losses. After that, though, his downfall started. In 2014, Donald Cerrone delivered him his first knockout loss. He has only won 9 fights since then and 11 losses.
He is tied with Donald Cerrone for the most wins in UFC history after winning 23 of his 25 fights in 2021. A week before an event, Miller tested positive for COVID-19 and was disqualified from the fight. Miller defeated Cerrone in 2022 by guillotine choke submission in the second round. Miller now has the most victories in UFC history thanks to this victory. 35 victories and 16 losses make up Miller’s MMA record.
Miller and his wife Angel have 4 kids together: Amelia, Cassidy, Wyatt, and Sawyer. Miller has been found to have Lyme disease, but he has been able to manage its symptoms by altering his diet.
As of 2022, Jim Miller’s net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million. Miller is listed among the most popular and successful MMA fighters. Most of his income comes from the prize pools and brand endorsements. He has received various accomplishments and titles, and championships during his outstanding career. For 13 years, he has been a part of the UFC and he also owns the record for the most victories in the lightweight category of the promotion.