Rose Namajunas: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth, Husband

Rose Namajunas

Rose Namajunas: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Husband, Net Worth, Height, Weight, Ethnicity, Education, Siblings, UFC Championship, Martial Artist.: Rose Namajunas is a well known American professional mixed martial artist. She is known to compete in the women’s strawweight division and is assigned to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She was born on 29 June, 1992 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the United States. Rose Namajunas is a two-time and the current UFC Women’s Strawweight World Champion. On 26th of April, 2021 she turned out to be #3 in the UFC women’s pound-for-pound rankings.

Rose Namajunas artist

Rose’s Early Life

Rose Namajunas was born on 29th of  June in 1992 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the United States. Her mother was Jolitha Frank and her father was Arturas. Her parents were Lithuanian who in the September of 1991 moved to the United States. She was named after her great-grandmother Rožė Gotšalkaitė Namajūnienė. Her great-grandfather, Juozas, was an Independent Lithuanian military officer who had fought in the resistance after the Soviet invasion of Lithuania. In 1968, he was killed by Soviet KGB agents by his home. Rose Namajunas grandfather, Algimantas Andriukonis, was a popular wrestler. He had won national championships in Lithuania and also some competitions in the USSR. Her father, Arturas, had suffered from schizophrenia. When Rose Namajunas was just a little girl, her father left and later in 2008 in Germany, he died of pneumonia when Rose was just 16. Her mother, Jolitha Frank, was a a well known musician who had got her training done from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre . Growing up in the neighborhood of Milwuakee was tough for Rose as she was exposed to violence from a young age. Her friends in the neighborhood used to call her “Thug Rose” as she was the only white girl among them and the shortest but she was still the toughest amongst them all. Rose was alone most of her early life as her mother was always at work and her brother rarely home. She had mentioned that she is a victim of sexual abuse as a child but she has claimed she does not want to speak about the details of the incident. Rose Namajunas had completed her schooling from Milwaukee High School of the Arts. She is known to have accomplished cross-country runner from school. She had started practicing taekwondo as early as the age of 5. When she was 9, she earned her poom belt, which was the junior black belt. Afterwards, her practice was focused on karate and bjj. During high school, she began her training in kickboxing and mixed martial arts with the help of Duke Roufus at Roufusport. She became the senior-year wrestler at Milwaukee High School of the Arts.

Rose’s Career

In 2010, Rose Namajunas started competing in MMA. She did her training under Greg Nelson at Minnesota Martial Arts Academy. With a prefect record of 4-0, she won with 2 wins by TKO and the other 2 by decision. On January 5, 2013, she fought against Emily Kagan at Invicta F 4: Esparza vs. Hyatt, marking her professional debut. Rose secured the victory after two back-and-forth rounds and in the third round, through submission since there was a rear-naked choke. This debut led to her earning the Submission of the Night bonus. On December 11, 2013, Rose Namajunas had been signed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She was signed along with other 10 strawweight fighters who were to compete on the 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter, which would be the first-ever UFC champion to be crowned. Later on, Rose was coached by Gilbert Melendez and then won against Alex Chambers with submission due to a rear-naked choke during the preliminary round of the tournament. On December 12, 2014, she fought against Carla Esparza during the final tournament at the  The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale for the inaugural UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship. But Rose ended up losing via rear-naked choke in the third round. On November 4th of 2017, she fought the Strawweight champion Joanne Jedrzejczyk at the UFC 2017 held at Madison Square Garden in New York. She won in the first round and was crowned the new UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion. With the win she earned the  Performance of the Night bonus award. Considering her professional career, this was her first knockout victory. On April 24, 2021, she fought Zhang Weili in the UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship. She won the fight and was crowned UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion for the second time. Rose Namajunas turned out to be the first female fighter to regain the UFC  Championship belt. On November 6, 2021, there was a rematch between Rose and Zhang for the UFC Women’s Championship. Rose was able to defend her title after a back-and-forth bout.

Rose Namajunas against Zhang Weili

Rose Namajunas Personal Life

Rose Namajunas was born on 29th of  June in 1992 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the United States. She is known to be a Christian and is an anti-communist. She has spoken up on her homeland Lithuania’s communist oppression. She has also spoken about about the importance of mental health illness. She is currently engaged to Pat Barry, a former UFC heavyweight. The two had met at the Roufus Gym in 2005. They fell in love and got engaged in 2014. Rose stands up to the height of 5 feet and 5 inches of height and weights about 115 pounds. With her successful career, she is estimated to have a net worth of about $1,500,000 USD.

Rose Namajunas with Pat Berry

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Rose Namajunas Bio, Height, Weight, Profile, Net Worth

Real Name Rose Gertrude Namajunas
Nickname Thug Rose
Gender Female
Profession Professional Mixed Martial Artist
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 165 cm

in meters– 1.65 m

in feet inches– 5’ 5”

Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 52 kg

in pounds– 115 lbs

Figure Measurements (approx.) Not Known
Eye Colour Grey
Hair Colour Brown
Date of Birth 29 June 1992
Age (as in 2021) 29 Years
Birth Place Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Nationality American
Hometown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
School Milwaukee High School of the Arts
College/University Not Known
Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity Lithuanian
Caste Not Known
Address Not Known
Hobbies/Interests Gardening, Farming
Marital Status Engaged
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Known
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: Arturas

Mother: Jolitha Frank

Siblings Brother: Not Known

Sister: Not Known

Husband/Wife/Spouse Pat Barry
Children N/A
Net Worth $1,500,000 USD

Some lesser-known facts about Rose Namajunas

  • She has always had a love for animals.
  • She enjoys gardening a lot.
  • She was named after her great-grandmother Rožė Gotšalkaitė Namajūnienė.
  • She had aspirations to become a farmer.
  • Growing up, her neighborhood friends used to call her “Thug Rose”.

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