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John McCarthy net worth is
$500 Thousand

John McCarthy Wiki/Biography

John McCarthy was born on the 12th October 1962, in Los Angeles, California USA, and is a mixed martial arts referee, best known for working in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. McCarthy is also a licensed boxing referee, and is a founder of C.O.M.M.A.N.D., a certification school and training course for MMA judges and referees. His career started in 1985.

Have you ever wondered how rich John McCarthy is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that McCarthy’s net worth is as high as $500,000, an amount earned through his successful career as an MMA referee. In addition to being one of the most recognizable UFC judges, McCarthy has also worked for the Los Angeles Police Department, which also improved his net worth.

John McCarthy Net Worth $500,000

John McCarthy grew up in California, and became a police officer in 1985 when he joined the Los Angeles Police Department, following the steps of his father, Ronald. In the early 90’s, John trained in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Rorion Gracie, and McCarthy asked Rorion to give him a chance in the UFC, but Gracie decided to utilise his experience in law enforcement and set him as a referee.

In 1994, John had his UFC debut at UFC 2: No Way Out and stayed a regular ref until 2007 when he stopped this career to become a television commentator for The Fight Network and Affliction. However, McCarthy returned as a referee in 2008, and handled numerous important fights, including at the K-1 Dynamite! card at the Osaka Dome in Japan between Akebono Taro, a Sumo legend, and Royce Gracie, an MMA legend in 2014. He was also the ref at the UFC 194 between Connor McGregor and Jose Aldo in December 2015. Since February 2015, John McCarthy has worked with Sean Wheelock on their new weekly podcast called “Let’s Get It On with Big John McCarthy & Sean Wheelock”. John also appeared in the movie “Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown” (2012) starring Evan Peters, Michael Jai White among others, and in the martial arts documentary “Fight Life” (2013), all of which added a substantial amount to his net worth.

He opened his first MMA School in Valencia, California in 2006, and eventually sold it in 2015. In September 2011, McCarthy released his autobiography called “Let’s Get It On – The Making of MMA and its Ultimate Referee”, both of which added to his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, John McCarthy is married to Elaine, and they have three children together. In May 2014, McCarthy was assaulted by two men in the parking lot in front of Costco in Los Angeles. The assailants had some issues with a couple of fights that Big
John handled in the past, especially the particular one of Tito Ortiz, and after shouting, they attacked. Although McCarthy injured both of them, the attackers knocked him out and continued to kick him in the ribs while he was out until the police came and arrested the thugs.


Net Worth$500 Thousand
Date Of BirthOctober 12, 1962
DiedSeptember 9, 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
Height1.93 m
ProfessionReferee
EducationPrinceton University, California Institute of Technology
NationalityAmerican
SpouseElaine McCarthy
ChildrenBritney McCarthy, John Michael McCarthy, Jr., Ronald II McCarthy
ParentsRonald McCarthy
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/johnmccarthymma
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm1853351/
AwardsTuring Award, IJCAI Award for Research Excellence, Franklin Institute Awards, Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology, National Medal of Science for Mathematics and Computer Science
TV ShowsBully Beatdown
TitleSalary
UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor (2015)$1,900
#Quote
1Are you ready? Are you ready? Let's get it on!
#Fact
1Tactical Response instructor for the LAPD who has acted as a Referee since UFC II

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Americas Superwoman, Next Action Diva2012TV SeriesJudge (2012) (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Friends1997TV SeriesReferee

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blue Streak1999stunt performer: S.W.A.T. Team member - uncredited

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
UFC VI: Clash of the Titans1995TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 5: The Return of the Beast1995TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 4: Revenge of the Warriors1994TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 3: The American Dream1994TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 2: No Way Out1994TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Through My Father's Eyes2017Documentary post-productionHimself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
The Hurt Business2016DocumentaryHimself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
World Series of Fighting 32: Moraes vs. Hill 22016TV MovieHimself
World Series of Fighting 30: Branch vs. Starks2016TV MovieHimself - Referee
World Series of Fighting 28: Moraes vs. Barajas2016TV MovieHimself - Referee
World Series of Fighting 28: Moraes vs. Barajas2016TV MovieHimself - Referee
UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit2016TV SpecialHimself - Referee
World Series of Fighting 26: Palmer vs. Almeida2015TV MovieHimself - Referee
UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor2015TV MovieHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Bellator MMA Live2013-2015TV SeriesHimself - Referee
The Greatest Fight2015DocumentaryHimself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC on Fox2012-2015TV SeriesHimself - Referee
UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano2015TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso2014TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov2014TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Fight Life2014DocumentaryHimself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs. Smith2013TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
The Roots of Fight2013TV SeriesHimself
RFA 9: Munhoz vs. Curran2013TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Invicta FC 6: Cyborg vs. Coenen II2013TV MovieHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Mask2013/IDocumentaryHimself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
History of MMA2012DocumentaryHimself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Bellator Fighting Championships2011-2012TV SeriesHimself - Referee
Bully Beatdown2009-2012TV SeriesHimself - Referee
UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort2012TV SpecialHimself - Referee
Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy2012TV MovieHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Lendas do UFC2012TV Series documentaryJohn McCarthy (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal2011TV MovieHimself - Judge (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
ProElite MMA2011TV SeriesHimself - Referee
Strikeforce M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Henderson2011TV MovieHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
The Being Frank Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Once I Was a Champion2011DocumentaryHimself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley2011TV MovieHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown2011Himself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Shark Fights 142011TV MovieHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu 22010TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
The Striking Truth 3D2010DocumentaryHimself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Noons 22010TV MovieHimself - Referee
Strikeforce: Houston2010TV MovieHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
NCIS: Los Angeles2010TV SeriesHimself - Ref
The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It2010VideoHimself (uncredited)
Strikeforce: Evolution2009TV MovieHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
CBS Strikeforce M-1 Global Saturday Night Fights2009TV MovieHimself (as Big John McCarthy)
Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg2009TV MovieHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Strikeforce: Lawler vs. Shields2009TV MovieHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz2009TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
New Found Glory: Listen to Your Friends2009Video shortHimself (uncredited)
Affliction: Day of Reckoning2009TV MovieHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Best of UFC Fight Night2008VideoHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Affliction: Banned2008TV MovieHimself - Fight Commentator / Interviewer (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Inside MMA2007-2008TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
UFC 78: Validation2007TV SpecialHimself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 77: Hostile Territory2007TV SpecialHimself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 76: Knockout2007TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 75: Champion vs. Champion2007TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 74: Respect2007TV SpecialHimself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 73: Stacked2007TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC Fight Night: Stout vs Fisher2007TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
World Extreme Cagefighting2007TV SeriesHimself
Entourage2007TV SeriesHimself - UFC Referee
UFC 70: Nations Collide2007TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 69: Shootout2007TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC: Fight Night 92007TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 68: The Uprising2007TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 67: All or Nothing2007TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC: Fight Night 82007TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
FightZone Presents2007TV SeriesHimself
UFC 66: Liddell vs. Ortiz2006TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC: Fight Night 72006TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 65: Bad Intentions2006TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 64: Unstoppable2006TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Ortiz vs. Shamrock 3: The Final Chapter2006TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 63: Hughes vs. Penn2006TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 62: Liddell vs. Sobral2006TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC: Fight Night 62006TV SpecialHimself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC: Ultimate Fight Night 52006TV SpecialHimself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
The Ultimate Fighter2006TV SeriesHimself
UFC 60: Hughes vs. Gracie2006TV SpecialHimself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 59: Reality Check2006TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC: Ultimate Fight Night 42006TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 58: USA vs. Canada2006TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 57: Liddell vs. Couture 32006TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC: Ultimate Fight Night 32006TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 56: Full Force2005TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
Beyond the Glory2005TV Series documentaryHimself
UFC 55: Fury2005TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC: Ultimate Fight Night 22005TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 54: Boiling Point2005TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC: Ultimate Fight Night2005TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 53: Heavy Hitters2005TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 22005TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 51: Super Saturday2005TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC: Ultimate Knockouts 32004VideoHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 50: The War of '042004TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 49: Unfinished Business2004TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 48: Payback2004TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 47: It's On!2004TV SpecialHimself (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 46: Supernatural2004TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC: Ultimate Knockouts2003VideoHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC: Ultimate Knockouts 22003VideoHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 45: Revolution2003TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 44: Undisputed2003TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 43: Meltdown2003TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 42: Sudden Impact2003TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 41: Onslaught2003TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 40: Vendetta2002TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 39: The Warriors Return2002TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 38: Brawl at the Hall2002TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 37.5: As Real As It Gets2002TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 37: High Impact2002TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 36: Worlds Collide2002TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 35: Throwdown2002TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 34: High Voltage2001TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 33: Victory in Vegas2001TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 32: Showdown in the Meadowlands2001TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 31: Locked & Loaded2001TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 30: Battle on the Boardwalk2001TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 29: Defense of the Belts2000TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 28: High Stakes2000TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 27: Ultimate Bad Boyz2000TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 26: Ultimate Field of Dreams2000TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 25: Ultimate Japan 32000TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 24: First Defense2000TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 23: Ultimate Japan 21999TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 22: There Can Be Only One Champion1999TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 21: Return of the Champions1999TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 20: Battle for the Gold1999TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 19: Ultimate Young Guns1999TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 18: Road to the Heavyweight Title1999TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC: Ultimate Brazil1999TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 17: Redemption1998TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 16: Battle in the Bayou1998TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 15: Collision Course1997TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 14: Showdown1997TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 13: The Ultimate Force1997TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 12: Judgement Day1997TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 11: The Proving Ground1996TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 10: The Tournament1996TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 9: Motor City Madness1996TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC 8: David vs. Goliath1996TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC VII: Brawl in Buffalo1995TV SpecialHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
UFC: Ultimate Ultimate Knockouts2007VideoHimself - Referee (as 'Big' John McCarthy)
UFC Unleashed2007TV SeriesHimself

Known for movies


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