Jennifer Maia - Updated Dec 2023

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Jennifer Maia

Jennifer Maia is a talented Brazilian MMA artist. Jennifer Maia is famous for competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the Women’s Flyweight division.

Early Life

Jennifer Maia was born on 6 October 1988 and she is currently 33 years old. She is originally from Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil, and her zodiac sign is Libra. Liekwise, her full name is Jennifer Apreciada Gonçalves de Maia. There are no details related to Maia’s parents, siblings, educational journey, and other personal details.

However, she occasionally shares photos of her mother and sister on her personal Instagram. It is unclear but it seems like Irene Maia is her sister. The confusion is due to her Instagram post from December 2020. In the said post, Maia wished Irene a happy birthday and mentioned that Irene is her sister and godmother.

Moreover, Maia played soccer since her childhood. She later transitioned to muay Thai at the age of 15 years. As such, this personality won a number of national titles in this discipline. This was before this personality turned to the sport – boxing – and later to mixed martial arts.

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Caption: Jennifer Maia posing for a photo with Irene Maia. Source: Instagram

Career and Professional Life

Professionally, Jennifer Maia is a talented mixed martial artist (MMA artist). At present, this personality competes in the Women’s Flyweight division. As such, she competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). This MMA artist trains at Chute Boxe Academy in Brazil. She turned professional in the year 2009. Moreover, this personality is the former Invicta FC Flyweight World Champion. As of 12 April 2022, Maia is #7 in the UFC women’s flyweight rankings.

Talking about her career in boxing, this personality made her professional Boxing debut on 29 March 2008. She did so at Centri de Boxe in Curitiba, Brazil. For this, this personality faced Michelle Bonassoli in an 8-round bout that saw this personality victorious via unanimous decision.

Likewise, this personality’s 2nd bout was against Juliana de Aguiar. This was another 8-round bout in which Maia won via points. Similarly, Maia’s last boxing match was with Lorena Nancy Lopez on 5 August 2009. It was prior to her transitioning into MMA.

Furthermore, this personality made her professional MMA debut on 5 December 2009. The MMA artist won her initial four fights finishing each one in the 1st round with three submissions and one TKO. However, on 28 October 2011, this MMA artist suffered her 1st loss to fellow Brazilian Vanessa Porto. This match was at Kumite MMA Combate.

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Caption: Jennifer Maia in an MMA match in March 2022. Source: Instagram

Personal Life

Jennifer Maia is a happily married woman and her husband’s name is Edicarlos Goncalves (@edmonstro7). There are no details regarding this lovely couple’s marriage date and life before their marriage. Moreover, her husband is a trainer for Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu, and MMA. Her husband is also her personal trainer.

Together, Maia and Goncalves have twin daughters whose names are not disclosed yet. From her husband’s previous relationship, she has one step-daughter whose name is also not mentioned yet. Nevertheless, her husband occasionally shares photos with his grown-up daughter on his personal Instagram account.

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Caption: Jennifer Maia and her husband posing for a photo at their children’s baptism. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Jennifer Maia stands tall at an approximate height of ‎5 feet 4 inches or 1.63 meters and her weight is around 125 lbs or 57 kgs or 8 st 13 lbs. Likewise, this MMA artist has a chest-waist-hip measurement of 34-28-35 inches respectively. Similarly, this Brazilian MMA artist has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Jennifer Maia – Social Media

Jennifer Maia

Caption: Jennifer Maia posing for a photo with her husband. Source: Instagram

Talking about her social media presence, Jennifer Maia is available on Instagram under the username @jennimaiaufc. While writing this biography, she has garnered more than 41.3k followers on her Instagram profile. Similarly, she is also available on Snapchat under the username @jennigmaia. There is a Twitter account under the username @jennimaiaufc. However, it is not clear whether or not this is her authentic account.

Jennifer Maia – Net Worth 2023

Moving on, this MMA artist has a net worth of around $200,000 US dollars.