“The Mountain,” Jared Vanderaa, is a professional mixed martial artist (MMA) fighter from the United States who is currently fighting in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). In 2015, the heavyweight fighter turned professional. He has previously participated at KOTC, Smash Global, BAMMA Bad Beat, LFA, GKO, and EFC, among others. Jared is the current 69 Best MMA Heavyweight Fighter, with an 11-5-0 record (Win-Loss-Draw).

Quick Info 
Full NameJared Vanderaa
Date Of Birth12th of May, 1922
Birth PlaceRichland, Washington, USA
ProfessionMixed Martial Artist
Martial StatusMarried
WifeLauren Silva
Height6 ft., 4 in
124.2 Kg
Age29 Years
Body MeasurementN/A
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorBlue
Zodiac SignTaurus
Net Worth$0.1 million


Jared Vanderaa was born on the 12th of May, 1922 in Richland, Washington, United States of America (USA). There are no details about Jared’s parents, early life, and family members. His zodiac sign is Taurus and he is 29 years old at the moment. Jared’s nationality is American and his ethnicity is White.

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Physical Features

Jared Vanderaa is a tall American. He is an athletic build muscular man who stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 m and weighs 120.2 kg or 265 lbs. Similarly, Vanderaa’s hair color is dark brown and the color of his eyes is blue.


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Love Life

Lauren Silva, a barber, and cosmetologist is Jared Vanderaa’s long-time lover. Lauren and Jared are engaged. In addition, the couple has a child together. On Instagram, the MMA fighter frequently posts photographs of his gorgeous family. Lauren, on the other hand, has made her Instagram account private. Team Quest Athletic Center, her gym/physical fitness center, is her business.

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Jared and Lauren haven’t revealed much about their relationship, including when they started dating and when they got engaged.



Jared Vanderaa made his professional UFC fighting debut against John Rizoo at KOTC – Sanctioned on June 14, 2015. In the first round, he won by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke). At Smash Global – The Main Event 2, he fought Daylin Murray and defeated him by TKO.

Jared won three games against Joe Hernandez, Mychal Clark, and Sean Johnson the next season.


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He began 2017 by competing in LFA 15 – Odoms vs. Vanderaa, where he faced Richard Odoms. He was defeated via submission (Kimura). He bounced back from the setback and fought at GKO 10 – Global Knockout 10 on August 5, 2017. He was able to submit his opponent and win the fight (Straight Ankle Lock).

The next two fights were losses to Andrew van Zyl and Vernon Lewis, respectively. After recovering from his setback, Jared fought in EFC and won three fights in a row over Elvis Moyo, Ruan Potts, and Ricky Misholas.

He fought Harry Hunsucker at Dana White’s Contender Series – Contender Series 2020: Week 8 on November 4, 2020. The bout ended in a TKO victory for him. Sergey Spivak defeated him at UFC Fight Night 185 – Blaydes vs. Lewis on February 20, 2021. He’ll also be fighting Justin Tafa at UFC Fight Night 188.

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Social Media

Jared Vanderaa is active on social sites like Instagram and Twitter. He has 3,289 followers on his Instagram account (@jaredvanderaa) and 743 followers on his Twitter account (@Jaredvanderaa).


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Net Worth

Jared Vanderaa has made a lot of money in his six years as a professional MMA fighter. Jared’s net worth is $0.1 million as of 2021.

Jared is currently signed to the UFC, where he receives a base wage regardless of whether he wins or loses. There is also a win bonus for the victorious boxer. Similarly, there is also fight of the night and performance of the night bonuses, which are normally $50,000 additional for boxers who perform exceptionally well on fight night. There’s also sponsorship and endorsements to consider.


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