Max Holloway: Wife, Family, Prize Money & Net Worth

BirthdayDecember 4th, 1991
Place of BirthHonolulu, Hawaii, the USA
ResidencyWaianae, Hawaii, the USA
WifeAlessa Quizon
StudyWaianae High School
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight66 kg (145 lbs)
TattoosHe has angel wings on his back and tribal tattoos on his torso. He has even got ink all over his arms.
Sister / BrotherHe has a brother named Clement and a half-brother named Sam Kapoi.
Father & MotherMissy Kapoi and Mark Holloway are his parents.
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
Net Worth (approx.)$4 Million


This American MMA fighter was born on the 4th of December 1991 in Honolulu, Hawaii, the United States of America. Standing at 1.8 m tall, this young man began his fight training when he began kickboxing in 2007. He was naturally good at fighting and decided to become a professional after tasting immense success as an amateur. Going pro in 2010, he earned praise from everyone who followed the sport keenly. UFC didn’t wait long to sign this man up.

Blocking punches with your face is a skill that not everyone can master. You gotta be Blessed to even be in a position to experience it. – via Instagram

The Hawaii native signed up with them in 2012 and went up against Dustin Poirier in his debut matchup. Although he lost the fight, Blessed didn’t lose hope. He knew he was built for the game. A brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, this trooper was constantly learning and evolving as a fighter. At the same time, this one-time UFC Featherweight Championship winner didn’t let his victories get to his head. The winner of the 2017 Charles ‘Mask’ Lewis Fighter of the Year award, this young fighter currently fights in the featherweight division, and we think he still has a lot to prove to himself and his fans.

Max Holloway Wife

It is better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all. We live by this mantra, and so does Blessed. This MMA star was married to his longtime girlfriend, Kaimana Pa’aluhi, between 2012 and 2017. Sadly, his marriage didn’t work out. That didn’t stop this young man from pursuing another female. He went after a beautiful lady named Alessa Quizon and won her heart.

Ok! We’re going to shut everything down and move to Hawaii. Like right now. Our life is incomplete without an island girl. Thank You for understanding. – via Instagram.

Who is Max Holloway currently dating?

Alessa, who is a professional surfer, began dating the fighter in February 2020. The couple were open about their relationship and have taken things to the next level. Yes, they’re now married. Blessed didn’t need any reasons to wait around forever. He also hasn’t got any to be looking at anyone else other than Alessa for now.

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Family: Parents, Siblings & Children

Missy Kapoi and Mark Holloway are the parents of our athlete. His childhood was not the best one out there. This poor lad had to endure his dad’s abuse whilst his mum was constantly addicted to crystal meth. The dad left the family when he was just eleven. As far as we know, he has a brother named Clement and a half-brother named Sam Kapoi. The fighter also has a child with Kaimana, a boy named Rush.

He feels bad for punching that bag. How does he deal with punching opponents? – via Instagram

Max Holloway Total Prize Money & Net Worth

With a striking accuracy of 47% and a grappling accuracy of 53%, this young man enjoys a 23-7-0 W-L-D record. He will be looking to add to his win tally when he steps back in the Octagon soon. Thanks to his exploits, this young man enjoys a net worth of about $4 million as of writing.

How much does Max Holloway earn per year?

Blessed works with Budweiser, Manscaped, and Reebok. It has been reported that this fighter’s deals make him close to $1 million a year.

He’s in his element at home. Nice jammies, mate. It should work wonders for your reputation. – via Instagram

Unknown facts about Max Holloway

  • Did you know that he was a handyman before he began fighting professionally? He became a fighter after his best mate asked him to start training.
  • Jesus Christ is his hero. Yes, he’s a devout Christian. This young man also loves his grandma Cynthia Kapoi.
  • Did you know that the flying knee is his favourite striking technique?
  • His nickname is Blessed, and it was a coach who gave it to him. He even has a YouTube channel named BlessedMMA.
  • Did you know that he went on to win his first amateur fight after just three days of training?

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