Dana White is a well-known figure in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) and the former President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
He has been instrumental in turning the UFC into a multi-billion dollar company and has been involved in the sport for over two decades.
Dana was born on July 28, 1969, in Manchester, Connecticut.
He dropped out of college and worked various jobs before becoming a boxing trainer and manager.
In 2001, he and his partners, the Fertitta brothers, purchased the UFC for $2 million and turned it into a global phenomenon.
Under White’s leadership, the UFC has become the largest MMA promotion in the world, with events held in over 40 countries.
White is known for his outspoken personality and controversial statements, which have often landed him in hot water.
He has been involved in several high-profile feuds with fighters, managers, and other promoters over the years.
White has also been a vocal supporter of former US President Donald Trump and spoke at the Republican National Convention on his behalf in 2016.
In August 2023, White made headlines when he publicly criticized individuals who attempted to break into his vacation home in Maine.
White has been instrumental in the success of several UFC fighters, including Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, and Jon Jones.
He is also known for his philanthropic work, including his support of the Muhammad Ali Center and the Boys and Girls Club of America.
Dana White children
Dana has three children with his wife Anne Stella namely Savannah, Aidan and Dana White III.
All of his children have shown an interest in sports, just like their father.
Dana White III is a football player, and both Savannah and Aidan have been involved in the world of sports entertainment.