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Demetrious Johnson Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Height

Demetrious Johnson Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Height

Facts of Demetrious Johnson

Full Name:Demetrious Johnson
Birth Date:August 13, 1986
Age:37 years
Profession:MMF Fighter
Country:United States
Height: 5 feet 3 inches (1.60m)
WifeDestiny Bartels
MarriedDestiny Bartels
Net Worth$3 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceMadisonville, Kentucky
MotherKaren Johnson
KidsMaverick and Tyron
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Demetrious Johnson is an American MMF fighter and former freestyle wrestler who is currently signed to the men’s flyweight division of ONE Championship.

Early Life of Demetrious Johnson

Demetrious Johnson was born as Demetrious Khrisna Johnson on 13th August 1986, in Madisonville, Kentucky, the United States of America. As of 2019, he is 33 years old and his birth sign is Leo. His mother’s name is Karen Johnson. His childhood was traumatic because he was raised by his deaf mother and stepfather who were violent to him.

Demetrious Johnson's childhood photo
Caption: Demetrious Johnson’s childhood photo

Demetrious holds an American nationality and belongs to an Afro-American ethnical background. He attended Washington High School and was a letter in track and wrestling during his high school years.

Johnson became the state champions in wrestling as well as on the track. In the year 2007, he landed his steps at mixed martial arts and he competed in Alaska Fighting Championship.

What is Demetrious Johnson’s Net Worth and Salary?

Demetrious Johnson has an estimated net worth of around $3 million as of 2022. Not to mention, the main source of his income is his MMA career. There is no fixed salary for MMA fighters, they get pay per fight but his total career earning is $3.55 million. 

Furthermore, Demetrious adds a decent sum to his bank account through his endorsement deals with various brands. Johnson’s popular endorsement deals include ONE eSports and Microsoft Xbox. As of now, he is living a lavish lifestyle with his wife in a lavish mansion.

Is Demetrious Johnson Married?

Demetrious Johnson is married to his girlfriend turned wife Destiny Bartels. The couple tied the wedding knot on 11th May 2012, in Hawaii, the United States. Since getting married to date, the couple is extremely happy about their relationship. They have shared strong love and affection with each other and they will less likely go for divorce in the future.

Demetrious Johnson with his wife and children
Caption: Demetrious Johnson with his wife and children

In the year 2013, the couple welcomed their first child, a son named Tyron. Their second child as a son, Maverick was born on 15th April 2015. In August 2018, the couple had their first daughter as their 3rd child but her name is still missing from the media.

Also, Johnson is a loving husband as well as a caring father. There is no other information regarding his past relationships and extra-marital affairs.

What is the Height of Demetrious Johnson?

Demetrious has an average height of 5 feet 3 inches and his body weight is around 57 kg. Johnson’s hair and eyes are dark brown in color.


  • In 2010, Demetrious Johnson went to fight with World Extreme Cagefighting, on 24th April 2010, at WEC 48 where his debut fight was against Brad Pickett.
  • He showed a good game but he lost via unanimous decision. On 11th Nov  2010, at WEC 52, Johnson defeated Damacio Page via submission in the third round.
  • On 22nd Sep 2012, Demetrious faced Joseph Benavidez in the final game of the UFC Flyweight Tournament. He defeated Joseph and became the UFC Flyweight Champion.
  • On 3rd Dec 2016, Johnson faced Tim Elliot at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale and he won the fight via unanimous decision.
  • In the year 2017, he had two bouts against Wilson Reis and Ray Borg at UFC on Fox: Johnson vs Reis and UFC 216, winning both the fights.
Demetrious Johnson
Caption: Demetrious Johnson, American MMF fighter(Photo: The Ring)
  • In August 2018, Demetrious was defeated by Henry Cejudo at UFC 227 where he also lost the UFC Flyweight Championship. On 27th October 2018, he was traded to ONE Championship for former ONE Welterweight Champion Ben Askren.
  • On 31st March 2019, he faced Yuya Wakamatsu at ONE Championship: A New Era and won the fight via Submission (guillotine choke) in round 2.