Dustin (Glenn) Poirier won the biggest fight of his life against Conor ‘Notorious’ McGregor in a rematch of their 2014 bout at UFC 257 on Jan. 24, 2021. The very win made him the #2 in the UFC lightweight rankings and #7 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.
And so, once again, the American professional mixed martial artist and philanthropist sized the top news magazine’s headlines.
At a time like this, when people are more than ever curious about his personal life, here’s everything you need to know about his childhood sweetheart and now-wife Jolie Poirier.
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Biography — Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Born on March 4, 1989, Jolie Poirier turned 31 years of age in 2020. The fact makes her zodiac sign Pisces.
Jolie Poirier Brother, Maiden Name, Parents
Unlike her Lafayette, Louisiana born husband with French-Cajun heritage, Jolie managed to keep her early life and family background safe from the media and public’s prying eyes.
Jolie Poirier was born to her parents Teri and Carl LeBlanc as one of the three siblings. She has a brother, Javen, and a sister, Jandy. And, clearly, her maiden name is LeBlanc.
Jolie Poirier Height, Weight, Measurements
It is obvious, Jolie Poirier has been rubbed in her athlete husband’s need-to-stay-fit habit. Maintaining a good physique herself she stands to a height of 5′ 4″ and a lately reported weight of under 59 kg. Her measurements, at the time, were 35-25-34 inches.
Social Media Reach: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
Jolie was active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, as we write this. Of all, she had managed the most engaging fan-following on Instagram where 34.4 thousand people followed her.
On each of the platforms, she proudly introduced herself as ‘Mrs. Dustin Poirier’.
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Jolie Poirier Net Worth, Job, Career
Jolie Poirier, as we already know, is an avid supporter of her fighter husband. Often spotted in the ringside with Dustin before and after the fight, she is always there cheering on him.
So, she was also there to celebrate Dustin’s win during the rematch of the 2014 UFC 178 clash with Notorious. At the time, she recollected how difficult it was to be in the crowd for Dustin’s first-round KO defeat to Notorious back in 2014. Talking to ESPN, she said,
“It was horrible. It was hard to be there. Just the crowd, the energy — it was scary. It was hard seeing him go through that.”
When not playing the role of a dotted wife and a mother, she becomes the VP/ Director at The Good Fight Foundation Inc, the charity organization she founded with Dustin. Together, as a team, the pair, with their all might have been trying to better the lives of those in need. Recently, they created Crowd Funding Page to help the affected person on the explosion on April 4, 2020, in Lebanon.
Last we knew, the couple even managed to get a $500k donation to their organization, from none other than Dustin’s recent opponent Conor McGregor.
Speaking of net worth, Jolie Poirier as a spouse was entitled to her husband’s overall $2m (£1.5m) in early 2021. And while the rest of her career details remained yet to be discovered, we knew, she previously worked as Schedule coordinator at Farber Plastic Surgery.
Dustin And Jolie Poirier: Dating, Wedding, Kids
“More than one decade down and forever to go”, Dustin and Jolie Poirier celebrate their wedding anniversary every year on the 4th of September. They tied the knot when they were much younger, in 2009.
Dustin met Jolie when he was a struggling teen. He was a high-school dropout (at age 15), driven by anger having to deal with his parents’ divorce. To the extent that he even found himself at a juvenile detention center.
“He was just kind of struggling to find himself, I guess you could say,” Jolie said recalling those days when she used to be the only good thing in Dustin’s life. Anyway, he discovered boxing at 18 and never looked back to those troubled days turning professional in 2009. Now (in 2021), he continued fighting in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Jolie and Dustin started dating as childhood sweethearts marking the year 2021 as their 18 years of love and friendship. They stuck together and welcomed a new member onto their union on August 20, 2016. They named their beautiful daughter Parker Noelle Poirier.
The young one is a regular feature on both of her parent’s social media.
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Last modified: January 24, 2021