- Name: Chuck Liddell
- Age: 48 years old
- Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
- Occupation: MMA Fighter
- Net Worth: US $14 Million
- Status: Alive
Chuck Liddell is a retired MMA fighter, UFC Hall of Famer, and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. His fighting style included a mix of kickboxing, karate, wrestling and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He competed on the series Dancing with the Stars, and Celebrity Big Brother. Charles David Liddell was born on December 17, 1969, in Santa Barbara, California. He was raised primarily by his mother (Charlene) and by his maternal grandmother. He has three siblings, Sean, Dan and Laura. Liddell attended San Marcos High School, where he played four years of football. He earned his BA degree in business at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) in 1995.
Liddell began karate lessons at age 12. He wrestled in high school and became a Division I competitor at Cal Poly. He started kickboxing post-college. His amateur kickboxing record stands at 20 wins (16 by knockout) and 2 losses. Liddell trained in the arts of Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Jon Lewis. He also trained with John Hackelman at The Pit. His UFC debut was against Noe Hernandez on May 15, 1998, at UFC 17. He won the bout unanimously in the first round. His first lost was to Jeremy Horn at UFC 19. Liddell won 10 consecutive fights from March 1999 and November 2002. He defeated Steve Heath in July 2000 for the IFC World Light Heavyweight championship. His second career lost was to Randy Couture for the Interim UFC Light Heavyweight belt at UFC 43. Liddell bounced back with a 1st round win over Alistair Overeem at the 2003 Pride Middleweight Grand Prix tournament. He advanced to the semifinals where he lost to Quinton Jackson. Next, he defeated Tito Ortiz (UFC 47) and Vernon White (UFC 49).
Liddell was named UFC Light Heavyweight Champion with his victory over Randy Couture at UFC 52. He successfully defended the title against Jeremy Horn (UFC 54), Randy Couture (UFC 57), Renato Sobral (UFC 62) and Tito Ortiz (UFC 66). He lost the UFC Light Heavyweight belt to Quinton Jackson in May 2007 at UFC 71. Liddell’s unanimous third round victory over Wanderlei Silva (UFC 79) was dubbed ‘Fight of the Night’. The fight was voted ‘Fight of the Year’ at the 2007 World MMA Awards. Liddell was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame in July 2009. He retired in 2010 following his lost to Rich Franklin (UFC 115).
In addition to MMA, Liddell is an actor and reality television star. His film debut was as a boy scout in The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981) starring Jack Nicholson and Jessica Lange. He played the role of a “tough guy” in How High (2001) and later as a “cage fighter” in Cradle 2 the Grave (2003). Liddell was cast as “Gung-Ho” in The Ballad of G.I. Joe (2009). His film credits also include Drillbit Taylor (2008) with Owen Wilson, Kick-Ass 2 (2013) with Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and War Pigs (2015) with Luke Goss. Liddell was a contestant on season 9 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars (2009). He finished in 11th place alongside dance partner Anna Trebunskaya. Other television appearances include Entourage, Criminal Minds, Hawaii Five-0, Bones and Workaholics. Liddell joined the cast of Celebrity Big Brother in 2018. The spin-off series premiered on February 7, 2018, on CBS. The other house-guests include James Maslow, Keshia Knight Pulliam and Marissa Jaret Winokur.PERSONAL
Chuck Liddell has an estimated net worth of $14 million. His height is 6ft 2in and he’s of Irish descent. He has two children, Trista and Cade, with fellow MMA fighter Casey Noland. Liddell proposed to ‘Heidi Northcott’ in 2010. The two have since been married. They have two children, Guinevere and Charles. Liddell’s autobiography ‘Iceman: My Fighting Life’ was published in January 2008. He’s also the first UFC fighter to grace the cover of ESPN The Magazine.
Chuck Liddell Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Charles David Liddell
- Birthday: December 17, 1969
- How Old : Age: 48 years old
- Place of Birth: Santa Barbara, California, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
- Occupation: MMA Fighter, Actor, Reality Star
- Net Worth & Salary: US $14 Million
- Marriage(s): Heidi Northcott
- Death-O-Meter: Alive