American mixed martial artist Walt Harris competes in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He began his MMA career in 2011.
Bio & Family
Walter Jermaine Harris was born on June 10, 1983, in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. He is the youngest child of a Vivian Morgan, who was a single working mother. He grew up with his two brothers in West Homewood.
Walt Harris with his mother Vivian Morgan (Walt’s Instagram)
Harris attended Homewood High School and graduated in 2001. He then went to Jacksonville State University, where he earned an Associates’ degree in Physical Education.
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Career & Net Worth
Walt began his MMA career in 2011 and signed with the UFC on September 19, 2013. After his release from UFC, he signed with Florida based promotion Titan FC. Later, he returned to UFC, and on November 7, 2014, he faced Soa Palelei at UFC Fight Night 55. He lost the fight via second-round TKO.
Walt Harris began his UFC career in 2013 (Walt’s Instagram)
Harris has 2 fight win streak and a record of 13 wins by knockout. He has 38% striking accuracy and 33% of grappling accuracy.
The UFC star makes a remarkable income from his boxing career. He makes six-figure yearly earnings but his net worth is yet to be revealed.
The 36-year-old boxer is married to Angela Haley for a decade. The duo first met while he was studying at JSU and eventually fell in love. Angela already had two children; Elijah and Aniah Blanchard, from her previous marriage.
Walt Harris in a family picture with his wife and children in 2019 (Walt’s Instagram)
The couple tied the wedding knot on January 22, 2010. They have two children; a 14-year-old son Asah and a seven-year-old daughter named Aylah Harris.
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Height & Body Statistics
Walt stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters) and has a muscular body that weighs nearly 250 lbs (113 kg). He has black hair and his eye color is dark brown.
|Bio & Family|
|Birth Name||Walter Jermaine Harris|
|DOB||June 10, 1983|
|Place of Birth||Birmingham, Alabama, United States|
|Mother’s Name||Vivian Morgan|
|High School||Homewood High School|
|College/University||Jacksonville State University|
|Career & Net Worth|
|Known For||MMA, UFC, Titans|
|Notable Credits||Ranks #9 in the UFC heavyweight rankings as of December 2019|
|Wedding Date||January 22, 2010|
|Children||Four (Two Stepchildren)|
|Height||6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters)|
|Weight||250 lbs (113 kg)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|