Edie Bravo is a renowned martial arts instructor, comedian and musician known for founding his own Jiu-Jitsu. Eddie Bravo is estimated to have a net worth of $1.5 million, which is contributed largely by his passion for Jiu-Jitsu. Bravo participated in martial arts competitions, earning him part of his income.
Moreover, Bravo later started training in a different form of Jiu-Jitsu, enabling him to boost his net worth. Bravo had a recurring role as a guest on The Joe Rogan Experience, as well as a UFC analyst, which helped him boost his net worth more.
Eddie Bravo’s Early Life
Eddie Bravo was born Edgar A. Cano in Santa Ana, California, on May 15, 1970. Eddie grew up in a working-class family and attended Savanna High School in Anaheim. Eddie later changed his name to Bravo after his step-father’s surname.
From when Bravo was young, he was interested in music, which pushed him into playing guitar and forming bands. Bravo aspired to be a famous musician, explaining why he formed various bands.
When in High School, he played football and joined wrestling. In 1991, he formed Blackened Kill Symphony after moving to Hollywood. At the same time, he got a gym membership and started training in Karate, although he never took it seriously.
Eddie Bravo’s Career
Eddie Bravo got interested in Jiu-Jitsu in 1994 while working as a club bouncer. After he watched Royce Gracie win the UFC event, he decided to practice Jiu Jitsu under Jeet Kune De Academy.
He chose to stop all other martial arts training he was undergoing and focused on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He was doing well, and his Twister move earned him a blue belt. Eddie continued with Jiu-Jitsu, and in 1999, he earned a purple belt and developed his signature guard.
Eddie Bravo won the North American trial against Gustavo Dantas, and he entered the Submission World Wrestling Championship in 2003. Bravo was doing well, and he beat Abu-Dhabi Combat Club champion Royler Gracie three times before losing to Leo Vieira in the semifinals.
When Bravo returned to the United States, Jean Jacques Machado awarded him a black belt, and he proceeded to open the 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu in Los Angeles. In 2014, Gracie and Bravo agreed to a contest after retirement, which was ruled as a draw.
Eddie Bravo grew famous after starting his martial school. He was condemned for teaching something different from traditional Jiu-Jitsu, but the school has continued making Bravo famous. Moreover, some traditionalist opposes Bravo for using unusual names like The Zombie, Crackhead Control and others.
Throughout Bravo’s career, he has won over five competitions, lost two and had a draw in one. This huge success in competition is one of the contributions to his net worth.
Is Eddie Bravo Married?
Eddie Bravo is husband to Lux Kassidy, his longtime girlfriend, whom he married in March 2012. The couple welcomed their son shortly after marriage, and it is believed they are having a happy marriage.
Bravo’s wife works in the entertainment industry as a pornographic actress and erotic model, and she has a net worth of $12 million.