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Danielle Kelly: Net Worth, Boyfriend, Next Fight, Record, and Parents

Danielle Kelly is a 27-year-old Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) black belt fighter who is one of the best grapplers in the world. Danielle is a workaholic person. She spends most of her time in the gym for training. Every day, she challenges herself to practice the different fighting positions and situations.

She was good at Jiu-Jitsu from a very young age. She fought her first Jiu-Jitsu fight when she was in school, where she fought against 4 players and won all of them with her extremely brilliant performance. The judges thought she was winning by cheating, so they told her to fight in an advanced division, and even in an advanced division she reached the third position and impressed all of the judges and coaches.

Daniele Kelly has participated in many well-known grappling tournaments of the world such as Quintet, WNO Championship, and UFC Fight Pass Invitational. Now, she is about to fight for the Atomweight ONE Championship Title that is going to happen in Singapore.

Danielle Kelly Age

Danielle Kelly was born on December 4, 1995, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She is now 27 years old.

Danielle Kelly Height

She is 5 feet and 5 inches, which is equal to 1.65 meters.

Danielle Kelly Weight

The weight of Danielle Kelly is 115 pounds, which is equal to 52 kilograms. She fights in the Atomweight division of One Championship.

Danielle Kelly Parents

Daniele Kelly lost both her parents at a young age. Her father and mother were her biggest inspiration to join Jiu-Jitsu.

When Danielle Kelly was a young girl, she had gone through many social issues, like her father was sick, and she used to be bullied in her school. She was introverted, and she got bullied by her friends. 

Seeing her social issues, Kelly’s parents joined her at the Jiu-Jitsu gym for training so she wouldn’t be distracted from all her social anxieties. At that time, she was not familiar with any Jiu-Jitsu. However, she quickly got affectionate with the art and she used to train herself for many hours.

At the time when she was in 7th grade, she joined the wrestling team in her school. She was the only girl there who was into wrestling.

After a short time of joining wrestling, she lost both her parents. Her father died due to cancer. The cause of her mother’s death is unknown. After that, she was more committed to Jiu-Jitsu as it was the only thing, the only loving thing that remained in her life.

Danielle Kelly Parents

(Picture of Danielle Kelly With her Father when she was in School.)

Danielle Kelly Record

Danielle Kelly started her professional grappling journey in 2014. To date, she has played 29 grappling fights, out of which she has won 19 and lost only 9 matches while she has done 1 draw.

On February 18, 2022, Danielle Kelly posted a post on Instagram where she announced the joining of ONE Championship. On March 26, 2022, she debuted in the first-ever women’s grappling tournament of ONE Championship where she fought against MMA fighter, Mei Yamaguchi.  A match was declared to be drawn by the technical decision. After that, she played two more matches in the ONE Championship, including a fight against Maria Molchanova and Ayaka Miura. She won both the fights. 

In ONE Championship, she has played 3 matches, and out of them, her first match was drawn and then she won 2 next matches, maintaining the ratio of (2-0-1). So currently she is on a winning streak of 2 fights.

Danielle Kelly Next Fight: Danielle Kelly Vs Jessa Khan

Danielle Kelly Vs Jessa Khan

Danielle Keely and Cambodian Grappling star Jessa Khan are having a grappling fight at the ONE Championship event on September 29, 2023. The fight will take place at Kallang, Singapore. They are going to fight for the Atomweight Grappling title.

However, it is not the first time Danielle Kelly and Jessa Khan have encountered each other in a grappling fight. They had their first fight on February 26, 2021, on Who’s Number One (WNO) event. In that match, Jessa Khan was declared the winner by the decision after 15 minutes of the fight.

Now again they will encounter each other for the Atomweight Grappling Title.

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Danielle Kelly Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Danielle Kelly is $1 million. In ONE Championship, the base salary of Kelly is expected to be $20,000 to $50,000 per fight. She also gets a performance bonus, a winning bonus, and other prizes.

She got $50,000 as a performance bonus on her first match against Mai Yamaguchi and on her second match against Maria Molchanova.

Danielle Kelly also has a huge fan following on Instagram where she promotes betting brands like MyBookie, energy drinks brands like Jocko Fuel, and many other brands. It is expected that she will take around $15,000 to $30,000 for each brand collaboration through her social media accounts.

Danielle Kelly UFC

Danielle Kelly has not debuted in the UFC yet, however, it is her dream to fight in UFC events. Even if it is a single fight, she wants to make her presence in the UFC.

She is a big fan of women’s UFC fighters. She wants to compete in MMA. Though she has faced and won against many UFC champions in grappling matches. She has fought and won against Carla Esparza in the Fury Probe Drafting 3 event on December 30, 2021, Rozanne Madafferh in the Hunter Pro Event 2020, and many more.

Danielle Kelly Instagram

Daniel Kelly has more than 250k followers on her Instagram. She has posted more than 650 posts and is following more than 800 people on Instagram.

She shares pictures of her training sessions and vacations, and she also posts brand collaboration posts on her Instagram account. According to her Instagram bio, she loves coffee and waffle fries.

Apart from Instagram, she is active on Facebook, but not Twitter.

Is Danielle Kelly Married?

Is Danielle Kelly Married?

According to our reports, Danielle Kelly is not married or not engaged with anybody. She has not disclosed anything about her personal life.

She has not given any hints about her relationship. We don’t know if she is dating or not. If she is dating, who she is dating, there is no answer for now.

Age27 Years Old
Weight115 lbs (52 Kg)
Height5 ft 5inches(1.65 meters)
Hair ColorBlack
Country of OriginAmerica
Favorite SubmissionKimura
HobbyPlaying PC Games
Net Worth$1 million
PromotesMyBookie, Jocko Fuel
ONE Championship RecordWin-Lose-Draw(2-0-1)
Social MediaInstagram, Facebook

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