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Gina Carano Net Worth 2024: Wealth of the MMA Star

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Gina Carano, a former mixed martial artist turned actress and fitness model, has made significant strides in both her athletic and entertainment careers.

As of 2024, her net worth is estimated to be $4 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. This article delves into the various aspects of Carano’s career and personal life that have contributed to her wealth.

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Early Life and Education

Born on April 16, 1982, in Dallas County, Texas, Gina Joy Carano is the daughter of Dana Joy Cason and former professional football player Glenn Carano.

She grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she attended Trinity Christian High School. During her high school years, she excelled in multiple sports, including basketball, volleyball, and softball.

Carano later attended the University of Nevada, Reno, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she majored in psychology.

Mixed Martial Arts Career

Carano began her professional fighting career in Muay Thai, achieving a record of 12-1-1. Her success in Muay Thai led her to compete in the first-ever sanctioned female MMA event with World Extreme Fighting, where she defeated Leticia Pestova in just 38 seconds.

Carano continued to break barriers in MMA, participating in the first female fight of “Strikeforce: Triple Threat” and making history with her televised fight against Julie Kedzie, which was the first female fight aired on Showtime.

She fought under Strikeforce until her last professional fight in August 2009.

Acting Career

Gina Carano transitioned to acting with her debut in the 2005 film “Ring Girls.” She gained further recognition on the television reality series “Fight Girls” and as “Crush” on “American Gladiators.”

Carano’s breakout role came in 2011 with the action-thriller “Haywire,” directed by Steven Soderbergh. She continued to build her filmography with roles in “Fast & Furious 6,” “In the Blood,” “Deadpool,” and the Disney+ series “The Mandalorian,” where she played Cara Dune.

Despite her successful acting career, Carano faced controversy and was fired from “The Mandalorian” in February 2021 due to her social media activity.

Personal Life and Controversies

Carano’s personal life has also been a topic of interest. She is believed to be in a relationship with Muay Thai fighter Kevin Ross, with whom she rekindled a relationship in 2015 after a decade-long separation.

Carano has faced significant controversies, particularly related to her political views and social media posts, which ultimately led to her dismissal from “The Mandalorian.”

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