Ariel Helwani Net Worth 2018 - Biography, Salary & Income

- July 31, 2018
Ariel Helwani is a sports journalist known for his historical featuring of the mixed martial arts. He started his career in this niche in 2006 and this has made him grow in the career. Ariel has done exemplary in his journalism to become a highly valued Celeb in the region and globally.
Ariel Helwani Net Worth 2018

Ariel Helwani’s Early Life

Ariel Helwani hails from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He was born on 8th July 1982 to a family with Jewish Background. His father is an Egyptian and the mother is a Lebanese. They later moved to Westmount from Mount Royal. He started schooling at Akiva School and later joined Herzliah Higg School. After completing high school, Ariel joined Syracuse University in New York where he enrolled at the S.I Newhouse School of Public communication.

Ariel Helwani Family

Ariel Helwani is married to Jaclyn Stein. He met her at his early days and they have three kids. He has since moved with his family to New York and currently resides in Brooklyn with his family. The reporter is viewed to value his family and to balance his time well for both work and family. 
The family stands as a great inspiration to his consecutive winning of awards in the MMA journalism. This happened amidst several controversies with the various authority bodies. Such has made Ariel a reckonable social figure in Canada and beyond. 

Ariel Helwani’s Awards and Achiements

Ariel served as a co-host in a radio show known as Fight Club which was aired on Sirius XM. He did this until he later became the host of famous shows on MMA Fighting which include the ‘MMA Hour Podcast and the MMA Beat show. The shows are available on Youtube. He was appointed to the position of the Vice President to the Martial Arts Journalists Association. 
However, Ariel was banned from covering the UFC 199 events in 2016 after he leaked information about the return of Brock Lesnar, a professional American Wrestler. He did this before even the UFC had made it official to the public. The ban was supposed to bar him from covering any other UFC event in his life. However, in June 2017, the ban was lifted and UFC defended him by indicating that they had sorted out the differences. 
Some of the Awards that Ariel has received includes the ‘MMA journalist of the Year Award’ from 2010 – 2016. He was also named as ‘the Howard Cosell of MMA’ in 2011 by the Fight Magazine. He has been noted as one of the successful journalists in today’s time.

Net Worth of Ariel Helwani

Owing to his credibility and the rising demand for mixed martial arts, his journalism has earned him a great fortune. The current net worth of Ariel Helwani is estimated to be at $6.5 million in 2018 and is still rising. He attracts great attention to lovers of MMA. His show is considered as a unique one man show and his excellence that has earned him 7 consecutive awards has been a great inspiration to many.