Herb Dean Net Worth is $1, 5 Million
Date of birth: the 30th of September, 1970
Profession: ex-MMA fighter and referee
Nationality: United States of America
Source of wealth: sports
How Much is Herb Dean Worth?
Herb Dean is a famous American MMA fighter and referee with a net worth of $1, 5 million.
Dean started to get a solid salary in 2001, when he debuted as MMA fighter. Then Dean was a participant of Gladiator Challenge event in Colusa, CA. The debutant defeated Randy Halmot and this win opened the doors to fame and high earnings for him.
He performed in other MMA fights too, and then retired with a professional record of 2 wins, 3 losses and zero draws.
The other activity, which turned to be very profitable for Herb Dean was judging MMA matches. Numerous times Dean was named by his colleagues and journalists as “one of the best refs in the world”.
As for Herb himself, he considers his work of a referee similar to that one of a bassist in a band. Probably, he doesn’t produce the art himself, but he helps the other instruments to sound clear.
That very thing Herb does on the field. He creates the friendly environment for the fighters to show their talents.
Herb Dean judged numerous matches during his years in MMA. The most memorable of them were between Tim Sylvia vs. Frank Mir, Stephan Bonner vs. Forrest Griffin, Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm and many others.
Herb Dean’s Way On Top
To become successful MMA artist, Herb Dean started to train his physic skills at the age of 9. He studied at a local school in his home city of Pasadena, CA.
Dean practiced various kinds of sports and in 1993 got a chance to train with another famous fighter Frank Trejo. Around that time the first UFC event took place, and it had become the boy’s dream.
He worked hard on Judo and Jiu Jitsu. Currently Herb Dean is the holder of 2nd Dan Black Belt in Jiu Jitsu.
Herb started his career as MMA fighter and later was involved into judging this sport. Dean hopes that soon MMA fights will become even more popular than box matches.
Herb Dean Cars
When Dean Herb is free from work, he spends the time with his kids.
His hobby is rebuilding old cars. The sport star has several of them in his garage. Have a look at 1974 Bronco, which was reconstructed by talented Dean!