Walt Harris

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.

Personal Life

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
Name Walt Harris
Birth Name Walter Jermaine Harris
DOB June 10, 1983
Place of Birth Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Father’s Name NA
Mother’s Name Vivian Morgan
Siblings Two
Brother/s Two
Sister/s NA
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Religion Christianity
Birth Sign Gemini
High School Homewood High School
College/University Jacksonville State University
Career & Net Worth
Profession MMA Fighter
Career 2011-present
Known For MMA, UFC, Titans
Net Worth NA
Salary NA
Notable Credits Ranks #9 in the UFC heavyweight rankings as of December 2019
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status Married
Husband/Wife Angela Haley
Boyfriend/Girlfriend NA
Engaged NA
Wedding Date January 22, 2010
Children Four (Two Stepchildren)
Son/s Asah Harris
Daughter/s Aylah Harris
Divorce Not Yet
Body Statistics
Height 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters)
Weight 250 lbs (113 kg)
Measurements NA
Shoe Size NA
Dress Size NA
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
  • Walt ranks #9 in the UFC heavyweight rankings as of December 2019.
  • He played basketball at Jacksonville State University during the 2004-05 season.
  • His stepdaughter Aniah Blanchard was kidnapped in the fall of 2019. She was killed by a gunshot and her body was found after a month body Macon County, Alabama.
  • He is a fan of the English professional football club, Manchester united.
  • Before MMA, he worked as a furniture mover and also worked for UPS.
  • His maternal grandmother is Lillian Morgan.