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Bob Sapp

Bob Sapp is an American multitalented personality. Bob Sapp was an American footballer and is now a mixed martial artist, kickboxer, wrestler, and actor.

Early Life

Bob Sapp was born on 22 September 1973 and he is currently 49 years old. He hails from  Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S., and his zodiac sign is Virgo. His full name is Robert Malcolm Sapp.

The only thing known about his family is that his father was an African immigrant to Japan. Talking about his education, Sapp attended the University of Washington on a football scholarship. Before this, he attended Mitchell High School in his hometown.

Body Measurements

Bob Sapp stands tall at an approximate height of 6 feet 5 inches or 196 cm. Likewise, this MMA artist has a bodyweight of 329 lbs or 149 kg or 23 st 7 lb.

Besides these, the boxer’s other body measurement details are unavailable at present. On the other hand, this American MMA artist has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Bob Sapp – Net Worth 2023

Moving on, Bob has a net worth of $4 million US dollars as of March 2022.

Career and Professional Life

Professionally, Bob Sapp is a multitalented personality. Precisely, this personality is a mixed martial artist, kickboxer, wrestler, actor, and former American football player. At present, Bob is under contract with the Rizin Fighting Federation.

This personality has a record of mostly fighting in Japan and is well-known there. In Japan, this personality has appeared in numerous commercials, TV programs, and various other media.

Likewise, this MMA artist has also released a music CD called Sapp Time. Moreover, in Japan, this personality is famous as a gaijin tarento (foreign-born talent). At present, this personality works sporadically for various MMA promotions in the U.S., Japan, and Europe.

Bob Sapp

Caption: Bob Sapp and Taro Akebono fight in a K-1 bout in Nagoya on 31 December 2003 where Sapp won by technical knockout. Source: Getty

More Details

Growing up, this personality played American football at Mitchell High School which is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He subsequently received a football scholarship to the University of Washington.

Following this, he played college football as a guard for the Washington Huskies. With this team, this personality won the Morris Trophy in 1996.

The Chicago Bears then drafted this personality in the third round of the 1997 NFL draft. With this team, Bob played for one season seeing no game action. Following this, he went on to play with the Minnesota Vikings for another two seasons.

With Vikings, he played in one game. However, his economic advisor defrauded him and hence he was left in poverty. Following this event, Sapp resorted to working at a funeral home moving coffins to make a living.

Later on, this personality began a career in professional wrestling on the advice of his friend Mike Morris. Following this, he branched out into mixed martial arts and kickboxing.

Initially, he enjoyed significant success and popularity but eventually developed a reputation as a tomato can. He became the winner of the IWGP World Heavyweight title on 28 March 2004.

He won this from Kensuke Sasaki in Tokyo, Japan. Moreover, this personality is also a Mixed Martial Arts and K1 fighter in Japan.

Bob Sapp

Caption: Bob Sapp in a fight with All Victories. Source: Youtube

Relationship Status

Bob Sapp is most probably single at present. The MMA artist has not shared any social media posts or news related to his love life and romantic affairs.

However, in December 2017, a Japanese newspaper Shukan Bunshun reported that a woman claiming to be his girlfriend accused him of domestic violence.

The said woman also provided photographs of the alleged injuries. She also mentioned how Sapp had abused her for six years. The said article included an apology message that was supposedly sent by Sapp.

However, beyond the article, this MMA fighter didn’t make public comments about the accusation.

Bob Sapp

Caption: Bob Sapp and his supposed lover at the premiere of Lionsgate Films’ Conan The Barbarian on 11 August 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Source: Getty

Bob Sapp – Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, Bob Sapp is available on Instagram under the username @realbobsapp. It is unclear if the Twitter account under the username @bobsappmma is his official account or not.

Nevertheless, the last post shared on this account dates back to March 2017. Similarly, his supposed Facebook profile “ボブ サップ” has more than 1.2K followers, and he was last active on this profile in December 2016.