Jay Dee “B.J.” Penn III also know as BJ Penn otherwise known as The Prodigy, is an American professional MMA fighter and BJJ practitioner. He has the reputation of being one of the best pound-for-pound MMA fighters in the world. Penn won the gold medal in the 2000 World Jiu-Jitsu Championship held at Rio de Janeiro and made his UFC debut on May 24, 2001.
Penn is one of the very few fighters in UFC history to win titles in multiple weight divisions as he once held the UFC Lightweight Championship and UFC Welterweight Championship.
BJ Penn Net Worth 2019
As of 2019, the current BJ Penn Net Worth stands at a total of $22 million.
BJ Penn Wife
Penn prefers to maintain a low profile so there is not much information on BJ Penn wife. It is known that Penn has two daughters with an unnamed mother.
Penn has explained that they never decided to marry because nuptial relationships don’t matter that much in his hometown of Hawaii.
BJ Penn Record
BJ Penn record in mixed martial arts stands at 16 wins, 5 loss, 2 draw.
BJ Penn TV Shows and Movies
Penn has appeared in numerous TV shows and movies both as himself and sometimes portraying other characters. Some notable BJ Penn TV shows and movies are: The Ultimate Fighter 5, Never Surrender, Fighting Fear, and Hawaii Five-0.
BJ Penn Salary
BJ Penn salary from his MMA career totals to $3,345,000.
People Also Ask
Is BJ Penn married?
BJ Penn is not married, but has two daughters from the same mother. When enquired about his marital status, Penn had commented, "it doesn't matter that much in Hawaii."
Who did BJ Penn lose?
The former UFC Lightweight and Welterweight Champion fought in 33 matches throughout his MMA career and lost 15 of them. Clay Guida handed him his latest lost, when the two collided at UFC 237.
What nationality is BJ Penn?
BJ Penn is an American by birth. The UFC Hall of Famer was born in Kailua, Hawaii, United States.