Tito Ortiz bio, Career, Net worth, Wife, Girlfriend, Childhood, Facts
Who is Tito Ortiz?
Tito Ortiz is a semi-retired mixed martial art (MMA) fighter, who also holds the UFC light heavyweight title and is also the former Bellator fighter. He currently owns an MMA training center called the Punishment Training Centre and is also the CEO of the Punishment Athletics MMA equipment and clothing line.
In the Early Life and childhood of Tito Ortiz
Tito Ortiz was born on 23 January 1975 in Huntington Beach, California, United States, as Jacob Christopher "Tito" Ortiz. His ancestry is mixed, as his father, Samuel Ortiz, is of Mexican descent and his mother, Joyce Ortiz, who was born in Hilo, Hawaii, is of English descent. When he was five, the family moved to Santa Ana, still in California. His mother was married before she met his father. She was married to Louie Simmons, and the union produced three children, all boys. He attended Huntington Beach High School, where he started wrestling during his academic year
In the Career of Tito Ortiz
Fig: Tito Ortiz as UFC fighter
Tito made his career debut in UFC wrestling in 1997. After spending about a decade in UFC and playing several matches, he left in 2008. Then he committed himself to various promotions such as EliteXC, Affliction and the American Fight League. After a year in 2009, he returned to the UFC Championship, where he fought UFC champion Brock Lesnar and many other fighters, including Forest Griffin. Then on 5 December, it was announced that he would coach The Ultimate Fighter's 11th season. He was also invited to the UFC Hall of Fame in 2012. He then retired from UFC, MMA in 2012 and founded a management company, Primetime 360 Entertainment & Sports Management Inc.
In addition, he has played his TNA fighting career (since 2005). And he has also appeared in various films such as Zombie Strippers, Cradle 2 The Grave, Hell's Kitchen and a minor role in Valley of the Wolves: Iraq.
In the Personal Life of Tito Ortiz
Fig: Tito Ortiz with his family
For five years, Tito Ortiz was married to his former wife Kristin Ortiz. The couple tied the knot in 2000 but passed through the divorce in 2005. The couple together has a child named Jacob. Soon after the divorce, he began dating Jenna Jameson, an adult film star. In August 2008, he announced that he was expecting twin sons with his girlfriend Jenna. In March 2009, his former girlfriend gave birth to twins called Jesse and Journey. Jenna and Ortiz began to have a bitter relationship and on 26 April 2010, he was also arrested for domestic violence against his then-wife. He also accused her of drug addiction. The couple separated in March 2013 and Ortiz was given full custody of their children.
In November 2014, he was in an affair with former Octagon girl Amber Nichole Miller. There was also a rumor that he also hooked up with his girlfriend's name, Lydia Hearst. In 2014, Ortiz was charged with DUI and sentenced to three years ' probation, an undisclosed fine and an obligation to enroll in an alcohol education programme.
How much is the net Worth of Tito Ortiz?
Fig: Tito Ortiz during a show
In 2019, Tito Ortiz has an estimated net value of $16 million, including all its properties and assets. As of 2017, he was seventh in the list of Richest MMA Fighters. He owns a house at Huntington Beach, Calfornia. In 2008, he bought the 3,889-square-foot house for $3,399,000. His former girlfriend owned a house in Los Angeles that was listed for sale for $2,700,000. Tito Ortiz also had a house in Big Bear Lake, California which he purchased for $ 2,100,000 on March 8, 2007. In addition, he and his former wife Kristin owned a house in Scottsdale, Arizona bought for $ 612,000 in early 2006
Some Facts about Tito Ortiz
His father gave him his nickname "Tito," when he was only one year old. Ortiz had a difficult childhood because both his parents were heroin-addicted, while he was involved with street gangs, was placed in juvenile halls and used drugs such as cocaine and PCP. He began wrestling in high school and made his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut at the age of 22.
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