James Krause

Jack Ol 15 Oct,2020

Facts of James Krause

Birth Name
James Leo Krause
Famous Name
James Krause
Married to
Shynel Krause
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
Currently Club


Married to
Shynel Krause
Currently Married

James Krause, currently fighting in the UFC's middleweight division, is an American professional mixed martial artist and entrepreneur. Since 2007, Krause, a professional MMA fighter, has made a name for himself fighting all over the United States, competing primarily in the Midwest region. For organizations such as Bellator, WEC, the RFA, and Titan FC, Krause has also competed.

How much is James Krause's salary per fight? Is he Married? Who is his wife? Does he have any children? Read the article till the end to know about his bio, age, family, stats, height, family, net worth, and more.

How much does James Krause Earn at UFC?

Krause is signed to the UFC since 2013 and has appeared in more than 10 bouts so far. He has earned thousands of dollars from his fights and is a well-paid fighter in the promotion. His net worth in 2020 is estimated to be in six-digit-figures.

James' last bout was against Trevin Giles at UFC 247. He earned a huge salary of $92,500 that included $32,000 Guaranteed Purse, $10,000 Reebok sponsorships, and a $50,000 performance bonus. Before that, he defeated Sergio Moraes at UFC Fight Night: Blachowicz vs. Jacare and received a paycheck of $120,000 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay).

Krause defeated Warlley Alves at UFC Fight Night: Gaethje vs. Vick. His salary for the fight was $66,000 ($28,000 to show, $28,000 win bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay). Krause is scheduled to face Claudio Silva, replacing Muslim Salikhov, on October 18, 2020. at UFC Fight Night 180. He will earn a huge amount from the fight.

James Krause Relationship Status and Girlfriend

James Krause is not single anymore. He is married to his wife for around a decade already. His wife's name is Shynel Krause and has been married to her for 9 years already. The couple tied the knot on May 29, 2011. the couple began dating each other in 2008 and has been together for 12 years already. They dated for 3 years before their wedding.

James Krause and his wife SOURCE: Instagram@thejameskrause

The couple has two daughters. His older daughter's name is Lincoln. His wife Shynel is a weight lifter. 

James Krause with his two children SOURCE: Instagram@thejameskrause

Bio and Stats

The UFc fighter was born as James Leo Krause on June 4, 1986, in Newport News, Virginia, the U.S. Nicknamed as The James Krause, his nationality American. He moved to Odessa, Missouri when he was 2 after his parents separated. He started training karate at the age of 7 and attended Odessa High School in Missouri where he competed in wrestling. He joined college but later dropped out to focus on mixed martial arts.

Krause is 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) tall in height and weighs183.5 lb (83 kg; 13 st 2 lb). He has competed in Lightweight, Welterweight, and Middleweight divisions. His hand reach is 73 1⁄2 in (187 cm). he fights out of Lee's Summit, Missouri, U.S., and trains with Glory MMA and Fitness. Earlier, he trained at Grindhouse MMA Rank. He holds a 1st-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.


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