Who is Kelvin Gastelum?

The road to success is not quite easy as it seems. A person has to do many hard works in pursue to get what they wanted. After a lot of hard work and dedication, a person becomes successful. Today we are going to discuss such as successful personality. Kelvin Gastelum is a Mixed martial artist best known for his tough game in UFC(Ultimate Fighting Championship). Kelvin is one of the best and professional American UFC fighters and a mixed martial artist.

Quick Info
Full NameKelvin Gastelum
Date Of BirthOctober 24, 1991
Birth PlaceSan Jose, California, USA
Parent(s)Not Known
ProfessionMixed Martial Artist
SpouseNot Known
Age30 Years
Height5 ft 9 in
ChildrenNot Known
Net Worth$1 million dollars

What is he famous for?

Kelvin Gastelum is basically famous for his fighting style and his knockout punch. There is not any player who has survived this player’s knockout punch. Also, he is famous for his win in The Ultimate Fighter 17. He is also famous for his theme song and how he looks dead in the eye of an opponent.

Kelvin Gastelum
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Record and Achievements

No wonder Kelvin Gastelum is one of the most professional players in the entire UFC history. Kevin can hold many titles and many awards for his career in the UFC. He is also an MMA player. For the Ultimate fight Championship, Kevin is the winner of The Ultimate Fighter 17. He has defeated professional UFC players like Neil Magny, Ronaldo Souza, and Israel Adesanya and held the title of Fight of the Night two times. Kevin has won Performance of Night for times where he defeated players like Jake Ellenberger and Michael Bisping. He is also successful in holding Performance of the Night, which was held in Belfort.

Kelvin Gastelum has won many prestigious awards, including the 2014 Breakthrough Fighter of the Year. Later on, in 2019, he won the MMA match of the year, winning against the professional player Israel Adesanya. He won titles such as 2019 Fight of the year, 2019 April Fight of the month, and many more. Kevin has played 23 matches in his entire martial arts career, where he won 16 times and lost just six times.

Kelvin Gastelum
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Physical Features

The ring name of Kelvin Gastelum is also The beast. His colleagues gave him this name. Kevin is blessed with appropriate height and weight. He has a total height of 5 feet and 9 inches, and he has a total weight of 83 kg. The color of his eyes is dark brown, and the color of his hair is dark black.

Kevin has a birth and Zodiac sign of Scorpio. Those people who have the Zodiac sign of Scorpio are quite passionate, Emotional, and Sacrificial. Besides Fighting, Kevin is a huge fan of Horse Racing. He even has his private horse. His favorite flower is the rose, and his favorite food is Italian Pasta. He was born in the year of Goat.

Parents and Early Life

Kelvin Gastelum is a very private person. He hasn’t revealed anything about his parents as well as his siblings. Maybe in the future, we will get to know more about this famous UFC champion’s personal life. We know that he was born on October 24, 1991, in San Jose, California, United States of America. Gastelum, along with his family, moved to Obregon, Sonora. Kevin spent his entire childhood in Sonora. There used to be an underground fighting battle every night in that place. That is when Kevin developed his interest in fighting. He belongs to American nationality and holds the mixed ethnicity of Mexican and American.


Kelvin Gastelum attended Cibola high school as a child. He was a talented kid. Later, he was offered a scholarship at North Idaho College. But Kevin dropped out of that college to pursue his career to become a professional wrestler.


Kelvin Gastelum practiced martial arts when he was 12 years old. The local teacher taught him while he was studying at Cibola High School. To pursue his career, he even worked as a bail bondsman. Kevin started his professional fighting career in Mexico, where he fought against Jose Sanchez in 2010. He even won Division III state wrestling. During his fighting career from hat school, Kevin didn’t lose a game.

Kelvin Gastelum
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Later on, in 2013, he was selected for The Ultimate Fighter. His performance was so good that it directly lift him to the Ultimate Fighter 17 finale. Kevin won that game against Kito Andrews. He was named the youngest player to win the Ultimate Fighter 17 after winning that match. Gastelum has faced many strong opponents, including Ian Heinisch, Jack Hermansson, Darren Till, Israel Adesanya, Ronaldo Soza, Michael Bisping, Chris Weidman, and many more. No wonder Kelvin Gastelumis one of the best players in the entire MMA and UFC championship.

Personal Life

Kelvin Gastelum is a very private person. Yet, the media won’t let his private life be private as he is one of the most famous UFC champions. He is in a romantic relationship with Macey Osomo since July 2014. Kelvin Gastelum and Macey met at the press conference.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Kelvin Gastelum has an Instagram account with the name @kgastelum. He has 473k followers. He also has Twitter followers with the name @kelvinGastelum.

Net Worth

The total net worth of this famous UFC champion is $1 million in January 2021, according to Celebs Detail magazine.