Neil Magny is a professional MMA (Mixed Martial Artist) fighter from America. At present, he competes in the UFC under the welterweight category. He is also an army veteran.
Bio, Parents, Ethnicity, Family & Education
Neil Magny’s real name is Aoutneil Jacques Magny. He was born in Dolton, Illinois, United States on 3rd August in 1987 to a modest family and belongs to Haitian-Dominican descent. His parents raised him along with his brother in Brooklyn, New York. The details about his family members are however not disclosed to the public.
He used to live in a difficult neighbourhood thus, in order to be strong physically, he joined physical training programs from an early age. Neil loves his mother the most and has gifted her a mansion to show his love and admiration.
Talking about his education, Neil graduated from Thornwood High School. He discovered his passion after high school with the help of a coach named Miguel Torres. However, due to family issues, he joined the army and served as a National Guard Sergeant for 7 years.
Later, he got enrollment in the college at South Illinois University pursuing BA in criminal law. Eventually, his passion pulled him stronger and he finally left college and trained to become a MMA fighter.
Initially, Neil was studying in college aspiring to become a criminal lawyer. However, during his college years, he was attracted to the sport. He decided to pursue his passion and henceforth has never turned back.
He started his career in August of 2010 with consecutive victories for various promotions since the beginning of his career.
Eventually, as a result of his ever-growing popularity as a skilled MMA fighter, he was signed by UFC in late 2012 and debuted as a UFC fighter in February 2013 against John Manley. As a recognition of his talent, he has been awarded the ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus 3 times and a ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus award.
Magny is now among the famous professional MMA fighters signed under the UFC promotion and was ranked #9 as of 2021 in the UFC welterweight rankings with win/loss: 24/9.
Neil Magny’s Wife, Personal life & Relationship
Neil married his long-term girlfriend Emily Rae Steiner on July 12, 2018. Emily Magny is a hairdresser and owns her own saloon in Palmer Lake, Colorado. The couple have named their salon ‘Emily of Johan Hair Studio.’ Her businsses focuses on bridla and special events hair and makeup.
Neil Magny’s Net Worth and Career Earnings
The approximate estimated net worth of Neil Magny is $1.5 million. He earns pretty big amounts during his fight nights through sponsorships and promotions. He earned $89,000 from high fight with Santiago Ponzinibbio. He usually earns around $70,000 per fight.
- Name: Neil Magny
- Also Known As: Aoutneil Magny
- Age: 36 years old
- Date of Birth: August 3, 1987
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- Place of Birth: Dolton, Illinois, United States
- Nationality: American
- Profession: American Mixed Martial Artist
- Years Active: 2010- present
- Team: Elevation Fight Team
- Height: 6’3”
- Weight: 78 kg