Herb Dean Net Worth

Herb Dean Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Herb Dean net worth is
$1.5 Million

Herb Dean salary is
$500 Thousand Per Year

Herb Dean Wiki Biography

Herb Dean was born on the 30th September 1970, in Pasadena, California USA, and is best known for being a referee for mixed martial arts, named the best referee in MMA by UFC president Dana White,,, Vice Media, among others. He is also recognized as a former fighter in the heavyweight category. Beside that, he is recognized as an actor as well.

Have you ever wondered how rich Herb Dean is, as of early 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the overall size of Herb’s net worth is over $1.5 million; his annual salary is now over $500,000, andthe main source of this amount of money is his successful career as a MMA referee. Another source is coming from his appearance as an actor in film, and TV series.

Herb Dean Net Worth $1.5 Million

Herb Dean was raised in his hometown, Pasadena, where he started his involvement in the sports industry.
Herb`s professional fighting career began in 2001, making his debut at the Gladiator Challenge 6 event, winning against Randy Halmot, by submission in first round. Two years later, he entered his second match, at the Rage in the Cage 43 event, against Joe Riggs, however, this time he lost in the first round, also by submission. His third fight, and second win came in 2004, at the KOTC 39 event, against Timothy Mendoza, by TKO in second round, increasing further his net worth. However, he lost his last two matches, against Jung Gyu Choi in 2006, and Dave Legeno in 2007.

Dean made his refereeing debut in 2004, and so far has refereed more than 3500 fight in the MMA circuit, which has been the main source of his net worth. He has become one of the best referees, and is the type of referee who can handle high profile matches. To mention a few fights he has refereed, Tim Sylvia vs. Frank Mir, for the UFC Heavyweight, then Tito Ortiz vs. Ken Shamrock at the UFC 61 event, and Mirko “Cro cop” Filipovic vs. Gabriel Gonzaga at the UFC 70. Furthermore, he refereed the fight between Renan Barão vs. Urijah Faber, for the UFC bantamweight title.

Thanks to his successful career as a referee, Dean has won the MMA Referee of the Year Award five times in a row, from 2010 until 2014.
Apart from his successful career in sports, Herb Dean has appeared in the TV series “The Ultimate Fighter”, airing from 2005 to 2008, and as himself in the film “Here Comes The Boom” (2012), both of which added a lot to the overall size of his net worth.

Speaking about his personal life little is known in the media about Herb Dean, except the fact that he has a son and two daughters; their mother’s name is not announced officially. His residence is still in Pasadena, California. Free time, Herb enjoys with his children playing music, and training. He is also active on his official Twitter account, on which he has a great number of followers.

Full NameHerb Dean
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Salary$500 Thousand Per Year
Date Of BirthSeptember 30, 1970
Place Of BirthPasadena, California USA
Height6' 1" (1.85 m)
Weight225 lb
ProfessionMixed martial arts referee, UFC color commentator, former fighter, UFC president "Dana White"
NominationsProfessional MMA wiins: 2004 - via knockout TKO (knee and punches); 2001 - via submission (front choke)
TV Shows"World Extreme Cagefighting"


Choke Hold2017post-productionReferee
Here Comes the Boom2012Herb Dean
The Ultimate Fighter2005-2008TV SeriesReferee
Fatal Femmes Fighting: Asian Invasion2008VideoReferee
Freestyle Fighting Championship XV2006VideoReferee


MMA H.E.A.T.2011TV Series special thanks - 1 episode


Blackbelt TV's Best of North America2014TV SeriesHimself
World Series of Fighting 10: Branch vs. Taylor2014TV MovieHimself - Referee
Bellator MMA Live2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Referee
UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann2014TV SpecialHimself - Referee
UFC 169: Barao vs. Faber II2014TV SpecialHimself - Referee
UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva 22013TV SpecialHimself - Referee
UFC 167: St-Pierre vs. Hendricks2013TV SpecialHimself - Referee
UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 32013TV SpecialHimself - Referee
The Ultimate Fighter2010-2013TV SeriesHimself - Referee / Himself
UFC 162: Silva vs Weidman2013TV SpecialHimself - Referee
UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen2013TV SpecialHimself - Referee
World Series of Fighting 1: Arlovski vs. Cole2012TV MovieHimself - Referee
RFA 4: Griffin vs. Escudero2012TV MovieHimself - Referee
Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman2012TV SpecialHimself - Referee
Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine2012TV MovieHimself - Referee
Martial Arts Minute2012TV SeriesHimself
Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal2011TV MovieHimself - Referee
Fighters Only Mixed Martial Arts Awards IV2011TV SpecialHimself
Strikeforce Challengers2011TV SeriesHimself - Referee
Strikeforce M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Henderson2011TV MovieHimself - Referee
Monster Brawl2011Himself
UFC on Versus: Sanchez vs. Kampmann2011TV SpecialHimself
MMA H.E.A.T.2010-2011TV SeriesHimself
Fighters Only Mixed Martial Arts Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself
Moosin: God of Martial Arts2010TV MovieHimself - Referee
UFC 108: Evans vs. Silva2010TV SpecialHimself
FightZone Presents2010TV SeriesHimself
World Extreme Cagefighting2007-2010TV SeriesHimself
UFC 107: BJ Penn vs. Diego Sanchez2009TV SpecialHimself
Super Dave's Spike Tacular2009TV SeriesHimself - Referee
UFC 102: Couture vs. Nogueira2009TV SpecialHimself
Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg2009TV MovieHimself - Referee
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz2009TV SpecialHimself - Referee
UFC 94: St-Pierre vs. Penn 22009TV SpecialHimself
Affliction: Day of Reckoning2009TV MovieHimself - Referee
EliteXC Saturday Night Fights2008TV SeriesHimself
Affliction: Banned2008TV MovieHimself - Referee
UFC 85: Bedlam2008TV SpecialHimself
Inside MMA2008TV SeriesHimself
Pride 32: The Real Deal2006TV MovieHimself - Referee
UFC 61: Bitter Rivals2006TV SpecialReferee
UFC 59: Reality Check2006TV SpecialHimself - Referee
UFC 55: Fury2005TV SpecialHimself - Referee
UFC 50: The War of '042004TV SpecialHimself - Referee
UFC 47: It's On!2004TV SpecialHimself - Referee
Ballerina I'm Not2016DocumentaryHimself
World Series of Fighting 27: Firmino vs. Fodor2016TV MovieHimself - Referee
UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit2016TV SpecialHimself - Referee
UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor2015TV MovieHimself - Referee
UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano2015TV SpecialHimself - Referee
UFC on Fox2012-2015TV SeriesHimself - Referee
UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso2014TV SpecialHimself - Referee
World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez2014TV MovieHimself - Referee

Archive Footage

FightZone Presents2007TV SeriesHimself
UFC: Ultimate Ultimate Knockouts2007VideoHimself / Referee
UFC Unleashed2007TV SeriesHimself
World Extreme Cagefighting2007TV SeriesHimself

Known for movies

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