Charles Oliveira

Charles Oliveira

Charles Oliveira
Quick Facts About Charles da Silva
Celebrated Name Charles Oliveira
Age 34 years old
Nick Name Do Bronx
Birth Name Charles Oliveira da Silva
Birth Date 1989-10-17
Gender Male
Profession Mixed Martial Artist
Nationality Brazilian
Place of Birth Guarujá, São Paulo,Brazil
Ethnicity Pardo Brazilians
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Libra
Mother Ozana Oliveira
Brother Hermison Oliveira
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Wife Talita Roberta Pereira
Daughter Tayla Oliveira
Net Worth $4.5 million to $5 million
Salary around 1 million per year
Height 5 ft 10 inches
Weight 70Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Style short-textured
Hair Color white
Eye Color black
Current Team Chute Boxe Diego Lima
Coach Diego Lima and Jorge Patino

Charles Oliveira is well-known for winning the former three-time Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler for the vacant UFC Lightweight Championship, following former champion Khabib Nurmagomedov's retirement, while headlining UFC 262 on May 15, 2021. He holds a record of the fifth highest finishes-per-win percentage in UFC history (18 finishes / 20 wins: 90%). 

Who is Charles Oliveira?

Charles Oliveira is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist. He is regarded as one of the best and highly anticipated UFC contenders. He is the current UFC Lightweight Champion.  As of December 13, 2021, he is ranked fifth in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings.

Oliveira began his amateur and then professional MMA career in 2007 in his home country of Brazil, compiling a record of 12–0, with six knockouts and five submissions. On three separate occasions, Oliveira has compiled multiple wins on the same night.

In early 2010, Oliveira signed for the UFC and made his debut against Darren Elkins. Oliveira made his first title defense against Dustin Poirier on December 11, 2021, at UFC 269. He won the bout by submitting Poirier by standing rear-naked choke in the first minute of the third round.

In January 2020 he fought a grappling super fight at the MMA event SFT 20 against Lucas Barros from Demian Maia Jiu-Jitsu. Oliveira and Barros fought with a jiu-jitsu gi in a cage under IBJJF rules. Charles won by decision. 

Where did Charles Oliveira grow up?

Charles Oliveira was born on 17th October 1989 in Guarujá, São Paulo, Brazil. His birth name is Charles Oliveira da Silva.  He holds Brazilian nationality and belongs to the Pardo Brazilians ethnic group. His star sign is Libra. He is a follower of Christianity.

Charles Oliveira was born into a poor family in the favela of Vicente de Carvalho to his mother Ozana Oliveira and a little-known father. Despite all their hardships, Charles’ parents were able to provide for Charles and his brother Hermison Oliveira. Although the road was not easy, the Charles Oliveira family certainly overcame all difficulties to finally have success in life.

Growing up, Charles was interested in playing football. But due to his health problem, he had to give up. Despite all the challenges, Oliveira was introduced to Brazilian jiu-jitsu by a neighbor named "Paulo" and began training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Roger Coelho at the age of 12. 

Who is Charles Oliveira married to?

Charles Oliveira is a married man. He is married to married to a gorgeous lady named Talita Roberta Pereira, his long-time love interest. Just like her husband, she too is from a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu background. Talita is from the same city or locality as Charles. She is currently training/teaching at the Centro de Treinamento Charles Oliveira Gold Team. 

After dating for several years, the couple had their knot on the 15th of Feb 2014 and are happily been together ever since. The couple welcomed their first and only child to date, a daughter named Tayla Oliveira in 2017. Although it may not seem ideal, Charles Oliveira’s Family has truly done well for themselves and found success in life.

They have dealt through countless adversity and hardships and come out of them victorious.  

Charles Oliveira Net worth 2021

Manel Kape has an impressive earning being a sports personality. He has accumulated most of his fortune through his boxing career. As a UFC fighter, he has won several matches for which he has been awarded huge money as a prize. 

According to media sources, Charles Oliveira was paid a huge $492,000 for his title defense against Dustin Poirier at UFC 269 excluding the Performance of the Night bonus award of $50,000.He also made extra income through the sponsorship bonus, taking his total earning from UFC 269 to more than half a million dollars in 2021 alone. 

As per the sources, his current net worth is said to be approximately $4.5 million to $5 million. He has been living a moderate lifestyle which is seen through his social media accounts. He has family property in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Currently, he resides in a luxurious apartment located in Las Vegas.

He drives a white Volkswagen Golf costing $23,195 and a black Hilux which cost $24,225 in today's market. 

How tall is Charles Oliveira?

Manel Kape is 5 ft 10 inches tall and his body weight is around 70 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As being a UFC player, he regularly does exercise, workouts at the gym, and fighting training which has given him a perfectly toned body that resembles sportsman-like.

This fighter has got a short-textured hairstyle. Naturally, his hair color is black but he has dyed it with white color. His eye color is brown. He likes to shave every day. He has carved tattoos on both of his arms and hand. 

Facts About Charles Oliveira

  • #1His nickname "do the Bronx" comes from the Bronx borough of New York City.
  • #2He won his first major title as a white belt in 2003.
  • #3He is a 3rd-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
  • #4He was trained by Jorge "Macaco" Patino.
  • #5. He was diagnosed with Rheumatic fever and Heart murmur in childhood.
  • #6He has the most submission wins in UFC history.
  • #7He has won the Performance of the Night award 12 times.
  • #8Out of 42 matches, he has 32 wins and 8 losses.
  • #9He has compiled multiple wins on the same night.
  • #10He is very humble in nature.