Brendan Schaub
Brendan Schaub

Brendan Peter Schaub is an American stand-up comedian.  Brendan Schaub is also a podcast host and formerly a professional mixed martial artist. He was born on March 18, 1983, in Aurora, Colorado, and currently lives in Los Angeles, California, United States. He works in the heavyweight division.

Quick Biography

Brendan Schaub was born Paul Michael Slayton on March 18, 1983, to Debra and Peter Schaub. He has had a versatile career life where he has tried his hands on the football, martial arts, and comedy. During his martial arts career, Brendan fought on the ultimate fighter until he officially retired in 2015.

As of 2014, Brendan has co-hosted, The Fighter and the Kid podcast alongside Bryan Callen. In addition to this, since 2015, Brendan has been performing stand-up comedy, and he released his first career comedy special titled You’d Be Surprised in 2020.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Brendan Peter Schaub
Age: 39 years old
Birth Date: March 18, 1983
Birth Place: Aurora, Colorado, in the United States of America.
Nationality: American
Religion: Christian
Parents: Debra Schaub and Peter Schaub
Spouse:  Joanna Zanella
Children: Tiger Pax Schaub
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 84 kg
Profession: Comedian, Professional mixed martial artist, and podcast host
Net Worth in 2022: $4 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Having been born on March 18, 1983, Brendan is currently 39 years old. Brendan is 1.93 meters tall and weighs 111 kilograms.  Brendan has brown eyes, and his hair is regular brown.

School/College University

Schaub went to Overland High School, where he lettered two years varsity lacrosse and one-year varsity American football. At overland, Schaub received no athletic scholarships, and he later tried at Whittier College and was accepted to both. Schaub also attended the University of Colorado, where he played football.

Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Schaub, born as  Brendan Peter Schaub, came into this world on March 18, 1983, to an English mother, Debra, and an American father, Peter Schaub. Schaub is of German, Italian, and English ancestry. Brendan has one brother Jay Schaub, and he is an American citizen.  Brendan is a Christian and has not shown any political inclinations.

Married, Affair, Relationship, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Brendan has been with his girlfriend, Joanna Zanella, for years.  The couple announced their engagement in 2017. The couple has a son Tiger Pax Schaub, who was born in 2016. Prior to this relationship, Brendan was involved with the famous UFC fighter Ronda Rousey for a short time.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Engaged
When did he get married? (married date): N\A
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Brendan Schaub Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Joanna Zanella
Kids: Tiger Pax Schaub

Professional Life and Career

Schaub started training in boxing and Brazilian jiu-jitsu on his return to Colorado after retiring from football. Schaub competed in amateur boxing and won the Colorado novice-division Golden Gloves heavyweight title after just six months. After a training stint at High Altitude Martial Arts located in Aurora and the Grudge Training Center in Arvada, Schaub began his professional career in mixed martial arts (MMA), mainly competing in Colorado.

In 2009, Schaub signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Schaub has fought on this outfit till his retirement in 2015. Schaub and Bryan Callen started their podcast titled “The Fighter and The Kid”

In 2013.  These shows ran till 2016 when there was a contract dispute with the FOX network who were the producers. Schaub launched a solo podcast In December 2016 titled Big Brown Breakdown. This podcast focuses on topics related to combat sports. Schaub’s pursuit of stand-up comedy started after his retirement from mixed martial arts in 2014. At first, Schaub performed with Bryan Callen before going solo on August 10, 2016.

Awards & Nominations

During his martial arts career, Brendan posted a record best by having ten wins out of the 15 professional fights in which he featured. Brendan is also a one time Ring of Fire Heavyweight Championship. He has received multiple honors thanks to his incredible work.

Brendan Schaub Net Worth, Income & Salary in 2022

Brendan Schaub Net Worth
Brendan Schaub Net Worth

As of August 2022, Brendan Schaub has an estimated net worth of more than $4 million. Schaub has made this fortune through his appearance in several UFC matches. Schaub has also made some of his fortunes through successful appearances in podcasts and his comedy performances at many leading venues.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Brendan Schaub is a very private man. As a result of that, in both his personal and professional lives, Brendan Schaub has managed to steer away from any controversies and scandals.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Brendan Schaub Facebook page has around 148,223 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 737,000 followers. Brendan Schaub Instagram account has around 968,100 followers while on YouTube, Brendan Schaub has around 162,911 subscribers. His social media accounts are active.

Brendan Schaub is a true manifestation of versatility.  This is quite evident since, in a short period of time, Schaub has tried his hand at different careers and coming out successful in all of them. He has achieved so much as a stand-up comedian, podcast host, and professional mixed martial artist.


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