Karin Rutten

Karin Rutten

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Updated On May 3, 2021
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Karin Rutten is an American homemaker and celebrity wife. Karin Rutten rose to fame as the spouse of American-Dutch actor Bas Rutten. Similarly, Bas also is a retired martial artist and a UFC heavyweight champion.

Early Life

Karin Rutten was born in the year 1972. However, her exact date of birth is not known yet. She was born in the United States and is 49 years old at the moment. Similarly, she belongs to White Caucasian ethnicity and American nationality.

Moving on to her family, she has not revealed her parents’ names. Thus, their identities and names of her parents are still in the dark. Similarly, there is no information available regarding her sibling. It is highly likely that she is the only child of her parents. Moreover, Karin grew up with her parents in the states.


When it comes to education, the American individual has not given out any kind of information. She attended a local high school. After her high school graduation, she attended a local University. Similarly, she is a University graduate with a bachelor’s degree.

Career and Professional Life

Karin Rutten has kept her career and professional life a secret too. There is no solid information on the internet about her career.

Her husband Bas Rutten’s career

Bas Rutten is a former UFC fighter, actor, and MMA commentator. He has established himself as one of the most feared UFC fighters of all time. Moreover, he had done his martial arts training prior to his UFC and MMA career. His debut fight in the UFC was against Tsuyoshi Kohsaka at the UFC 18. The match was played for the UFC belt and he knocked out Kohsaka in the overtime of the match.

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Caption: Bas and his students taking a picture(Source: Instagram)

Furthermore, he faced Kevin Randleman on 7th May 1999 at the UFC 20. The match was played for the UFC championship and the match ended with Rutten winning the title. Moreover, he was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on 22nd May 2015. Likewise, he is the first European to be included in the Pioneers wing at the UFC’s hall of fame.

After he retired from professional fighting and wrestling, he appeared on the big screen. Using his immense popularity from his fighting career, he shined on the big screen too. Similarly, he made his debut with the movie ‘Shadow of the dragon’. Since then, he has appeared in a number of movies, series, and documentaries.

Awards and Net worth

Reflecting on awards, Karin Rutten has not won any of them. However, she certainly has a big sum of wealth tied to her name. As of now, she has a net worth of 3 million USD. Similarly, her husband Bas Rutten has a net worth of 1 million USD.

Relationship status

Karin Rutten is currently a married woman. She is married to an American Actor and UFC fighter Bas Rutten. The couple met back in the early 1990s through a mutual friend. Furthermore, after a couple of months of dating, they married each other at a lavish event held on December 2, 2002. Likewise, the couple has two daughters, Bianca Rutten and Sabine Rutten. Moreover, Karin and Bas both are very happy with their marriage and are leading a happy married life.

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Caption: Karin with her husband and daughters(source: Instagram)

Karin Rutten has enjoyed a peaceful and quiet life. She and her husband both stay miles away from any kind of trouble and have maintained a clean internet profile.

Body measurements and Social media

Karin Rutten is in her late 40s and has maintained her physique. As for her height, she stands tall at 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 64 kg. Furthermore, her body measurements(chest-waist-hips) are 38-30-40 respectively. She has blonde hair with a pair of beautiful blue eyes.

Karin Rutten is not active on any social media sites. She enjoys a quiet and fulfilled life.