Amanda Nunes's Wife Nina Ansaroff : The Lioness and The Strina

Amanda Lourenço Nunes is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist. She was born on May 30, 1988, in Pojuca, a small town outside of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. The 32-year-old Brazilian has a height of 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) and weighs 145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st). Her birth sign is Gemini, and she is a Christian. Keep reading to discover Amanda Nunes's Wife Nina Ansaroff: The Lioness And The Strina.

Amanda Nunes Short Bio

Amanda Nunes was born to Sindoval Nunes and Ivete Nunes. She is the youngest of three sisters. Her sister Vanessa Nunes is also a fighter. Her other sister is Valdirene Nunes. Her uncle is the late José Alves. Amanda was brought up by a single mother. She had a tumultuous childhood, as described by her mother and sister. She started training in karate at the age of four and pursued training in boxing at the age of sixteen. She first competed in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu after being invited to a dojo by her sister, who also trained in the sport.

Amanda Nunes With Wife Nina Ansaroff
Amanda Nunes With Wife Nina Ansaroff

Amanda Nunes Education

Amanda Nunes studied at her local high school. By the age of 15, she had already trained jiu-jitsu and capoeira while engaging in boxing and karate in her town, and soon showed that she had a natural talent for martial arts. In Salvador, Amanda was presented to Team Carvalho by her sister Vanessa. Her first coach was Ricardo Carvalho. When Amanda decided to come to the US, her coach was Ricardo's brother, Edson Carvalho.

Amanda Nunes Relationship Status

Amanda Nunes's wife is Nina Ansaroff. The couple was married after a long serious relationship. The two are the world's first openly gay couple in sports history. Amanda has not openly dated anyone before meeting Nina.

Amanda Nunes's Wife Nina Ansaroff

Amanda Nunes met Nina Ansaroff in 2012 while training at the American Top Team gym in Coconut Creek, Florida. The two hit it off quite well, being the minority in a male-dominated sport back then. They even became sparring partners. After a long relationship, the couple got engaged on August 19, 2018. On March 6, 2020, Nine announced that she was expecting a girl, the due date being in September 2020. The couple welcomed a daughter on September 24, 2020. This made Nina the world's first UFC mom champ. The couple has not announced a wedding date yet, however they are rumored to be married already. Nina took off a year in 2020, for her pregnancy. However, she started training soon after her daughter was born. Nina has expressed a desire to move up a weight class that would put her in the same division as her wife. However, both Amanda and Nina have said they want to fight each other before they retire.


Nina Ansaroff, Amanda Nunes's wife, was born on December 3, 1985, in Weston, Florida. Her maternal grandparents descend from North Macedonia. The 35-year-old started practicing Taekwondo at the age of 6. She wrestled while at Lake Region High School. She began training in MMA in 2009 as a way to lose weight and to help keep in shape following a motorcycle accident. Currently, she is competing in the women's strawweight division in UFC. As of December 21, 2020, she is #5 in the UFC women's strawweight rankings, and as of March 15, 2021, she is #12 in UFC women's pound-for-pound rankings.

Amanda Nunes Kids

Amanda Nunes and Nina Ansaroff have one daughter together. Nina gave birth to Raegan Ann Nunes on September 24, 2020.


Amanda Nunes Random Facts

Amanda Nunes and her wife Nina Ansaroff have stated that they take out their frustrations with each other while sparring. They have said that they have a lot of arguments, but they are always resolved while sparring, mainly by hitting each other in the face extra hard. After training, they just smile at each other and return to normal. Amanda and Nina also coach each other at the ringside during fights. This is a bit unusual, but they have managed since they are high-level fighters.

Amanda Nunes Players Net Worth

Amanda Nunes has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

Announcing The Pregnancy
Announcing The Pregnancy

Getting Engaged
Getting Engaged

Now Thats How You Win Fight
Now Thats How You Win Fight

Welcoming The New Family Member
Welcoming The New Family Member