Conor McGregor is an Irish professional Mixed Martial Artist who has signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight division. Further, he is the former UFC featherweight and lightweight double-champion. In May 2022, The UFC lightweight rankings ranked him the number 8.
Also, in 2021, he was ranked as the world’s highest-paid athlete by Forbes. In addition, he is in a decade-long relationship with the Irish businesswoman Dee Devlin with who he welcomed two children. Wanna know more about the Irish professional MMA and boxer then keep on scrolling.
Caption: The Irish professional MMA, Connor McGregor.
Conor McGregor: Bio, Family, & Education
The multi-facet personality was born on 14 July 1988 as Conor Anthony McGregor, under the zodiac sign, Cancer. He was born to his parents, Tony and Margaret McGregor in Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland. Further, he has two sisters, Aoife and Erin. He has a nationality of Irish and belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group.
Regarding his education, he attended Irish-language schools including the Gaelscoil Scoil Mológa. Then he joined the primary level in Harold’s Cross and the secondary level at Gaelcholáiste Coláiste de hÍde in Tallaght. during his secondary level, he started to develop his passion for sport, especially playing football. However, he began boxing at the age of 12 at Crumlin Boxing Club. His MMA career started after he moved to Lucan, Dublin along with his family where he met future UFC fighter Tom Egan.
At the age of 18 in 2007, he made his MMA debut in amateur against fighter Kieran Campbell. Further, he won via technical knockout in the first round. After that in 2008, he started to train at the Straight Blast Gym in Dublin under John Kavanagh. His professional bout as a lightweight debut on 9 March 2008 defeating Gary Morris. In 2013, he was discovered by the UFC president Dana White who offered him a contract after his visit to Dublin to receive a Gold Medal of Honorary Patronage from Trinity College.
UFC announced in February 2013 that he had signed a multiple-fight contract. On 6 April, he made his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage winning the fight by knockout in round one. In March 2015, he heat up the ring after the highly anticipated bout against Jose Aldo for the undisputed UFC Featherweight Championship.
Conor McGregor: Personal Life & Girlfriend
He is in a lovey-dovey relationship with his longtime girlfriend named Dee Devlin. The duo first met when they both were hanging around a nightclub in Ireland. Slowly, they began to attract each other and started to date in 2008. The duo has been together for decades but still waiting for the news of their nuptial ties.
Although they had not married but have welcomed two children from their beautiful relationship. He had greeted his first son named Conor Jack McGregor Jr. on 5 May 2017, while their second-born Croia McGregor on 2 January 2019. Additionally, his girlfriend Dee is also an Irish businesswoman and a social media influencer.
Caption: Connor McGregor and Dee Devlin.
How Much Does He Earn From his Hard Work and Dedication? Net Worth & Salary
In 2021, Forbes had ranked him as the World’s highest-paid boxer following his reports of earning $180 million. Likewise, the media company had listed him in 2018 in the rank of four with a report of $99 million income.
It is reported that he had earned $32 million in salary in 2020 while making $16 million in endorsements. Further, he has also invested in several endorsement deals like Burger King, Monster Energy, Reebok, Wynn Resorts, etc. Additionally, he renewed his partnership with Reebok, with which he earns roughly $5 million per year.
Moreover, he owns several properties including a $2 million named Mac Mansion in Dublin, Ireland. Also, he owns a villa in Marbella, Spain. He had also launched the Proper No. Twelve Irish whiskey brands in September 2018.
Conor McGregor: Social Media Profiles & Body Measurements
He is highly active on different social media platforms with verified accounts. On Instagram, he has an account @thenotoriousmma with million followers. He has a Twitter account @TheNotoriousMMA with 9.3 million followers. He has also a Facebook account having over 1.17 million followers.
The wrestler has a strong and muscular body that measures 42.5 inches in chest size and 16 inches in biceps size respectively. His body stands to a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 1.75 meters and weighs around 77 kg. He has brown hair color and dark brown eyes color. Moreover, he has tattooed several tattoos on his body parts including his surname “MCGREGOR” and Lion on his stomach.