Michael Bisping Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 28 Feb, 2021
Facts of Michael Bisping
Date of Birth: 1979 , February-28
Age: 42 years old
Birth Nation: Cyprus
Height: 6 Feet
Name Michael Bisping
Birth Name Michael Bisping
Nick Name The Count
Father Konrad Bisping
Nationality English
Birth Place/City British Military Base, Nicosia, Cyprus
Profession Sports Analyst, Actor, Commentator, Retired Mixed Martial Artist
Net Worth $9 Million
Married Yes
Married to Rebecca Bisping
Children 3
Education St Augustine's Roman Catholic High School
Online Presence Twitter
Movies Beatdown, Plastic, The Anomaly, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, My Name Is Lenny, Den of Thieves, Triple Threat
TV Show Hollyoaks Later, Strike Back, Twin Peaks: The Return, Dark Matter, MacGyver, Magnum P.I., Warrior
Books Quitters Never Win: My Life in UFC
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Michael Bisping is a retired English mixed martial artist turned sports analyst, commentator, and actor currently residing in Anaheim, California. He is the first and only UFC champion, having won the UFC Middleweight Championship.

How Old Is Michael Bisping? What Is His Height?

Michael Bisping was born on February 28, 1979, at a British military base in Nicosia, Cyprus, to a British Army sniper father and an Irish mother. He is 42 years old at the time of this writing and stands at 6' 0½" (1.84 meters). 

Bisping grew up in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, and attended St. Augustine's Roman Catholic High School in Billington. He began training in Jujutsu at the age of 8 and throughout his teenage years, trained in various disciplines of martial arts including boxing, kickboxing, and karate.  


Michael Bisping made his professional MMA debut in 2004 and fought for promotions like Ultimate Force.

Bisping debuted for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) promotion at The Ultimate Fighter 3. He went on to win the Light Heavyweight tournament winner. 

Michael Bisping celebrating his UFC Middleweight Championship win at UFC 199 SOURCE: FOX Sports

He went on to find more success following his move into the middleweight division. At UFC 199, Bisping won via first-round knockout to become the UFC Middleweight Champion. He is the first -- and, to date, the only -- British UFC champion.        

Following an eye injury sustained at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum, Michael officially retired from performing on May 28, 2018. Since then, he has kept up with MMA as an analyst and commentator. 

As an actor, Bisping has been seen in movies like Beatdown, Plastic, The Anomaly, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, My Name Is Lenny, Den of Thieves, and Triple Threat; and TV series like Hollyoaks Later, Strike Back, Twin Peaks: The Return, Dark Matter, MacGyver, Magnum P.I., and Warrior.   

His memoir, Quitters Never Win: My Life in UFC, was published in November 2019. 

Who Is Michael Bisping's Wife? Does He Have Children?

Michael Bisping has been married since his twenties to his Australian wife, Rebecca. They have three children together, including their eldest son, Callum Bisping, an accomplished NCAA Division II amateur wrestler at  San Francisco State University.    

Michael Bisping with his wife Rebecca SOURCE: Pinterest

Bisping currently resides in Anaheim, California, with his family.  

How Much Is Michael Bisping Worth In 2021? 

According to celebritynetworth.com, Michael Bisping has a net worth of $9 million as of February 2021.