Justin Gaethje Sister Kenzi Jurado & Brother Marcus Gaethje

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Justin Gaethje has one sister and a brother. The siblings support each other in all possible ways.

MMA Fighter Gaethje is not a single child. He has one younger sister and a twin brother, and they both are very close to him. 

In fact, the talented UFC star believes that his sister and brother played a huge role in his successful career.

Justin Gaethje
Justin Gaethje During Training (Source: Instagram)

Justin Ray Gaethje, born on 14 November 1988, is a professional mixed martial artist currently contracted to the UFC and fights under the Lightweight Division.

The phenom first began wrestling at the age of 4. His talents soon took over in no time, and he went on to become two times state champion at Stafford High School. 

Gaethje attended college at the University of Northern Colorado. During that time, he was honored as NCAA Division-I All-American. 

His amateur MMA career stands at an extraordinary 100% win record. In 2011, Gaethje formally started his professional career, and in the year 2013, he joined the World Series of Fighting, where he defended the Lightweight Championship 5 times.

Finally, the Arizona-born star joined UFC in the year 2017. Currently, he is contracted as a fighter in the Lightweight Division. Justin holds a personal record of 24-4-0 in the UFC.

Justin Gaethje Siblings: Sister Kenzi Jurado And Brother Marcus Gaethje

Although Justin is the only fighter in the Gaethje household, his sister and brother are crucial members of the family.

Justin Gaethje With His Parents, Sister Kenzi Jurado and Brother Marcus
Justin Gaethje With His Parents, Sister Kenzi Jurado and Brother Marcus (Source: Instagram)

Justin’s sister, Kenzi Jurado, celebrates her birthday on 28 April. Through her brother’s Instagram post, it can be confirmed that Justin is super proud of her and considers her a rockstar.

Kenzi Jurado graduated from Eastern Arizona University and currently serves as Registered Nurse at Mt Graham Regional Medical Center. She is married to Manny Jurado and is a proud mother of two kids.

Moreover, Kenzi constantly shares her brother’s achievements on her Facebook, where her son is seen hyping up his Fighter Uncle. This displays how proud she is of her brother’s career.

Along with that, Justin also has a twin brother named Marcus Gaethje, and the two, since childhood, showcased a “brotherly force.”

Marcus followed his father’s profession of mining and worked in the Morenci mine for 10 years.

Marcus has expressed how blessed he is to have such a talented brother. Despite coming from such a small town, Justin broke all the barriers achieving amazing feats, for which Marcus is super proud.

Furthermore, Marcus currently acts as Justin’s cornerman and is present with him during every fight weekend. He is always there for his brother as emotional support and often expresses how nervous he is before fights.

Justin Gaethje Is A Family Man

Through his Instagram posts, it is seen that Justin is very closely knitted with his family.

He celebrates all the holidays with them as well as wishes his family members on their personal achievements. 

Justin Gaethje With His Parents
Justin Gaethje With His Parents (Source: Instagram)

Father John and Mother Carolina made plenty of sacrifices for their children, and Justin credits all his success to them.

Right after his big-money matchup against Khabib, he wanted his mother to retire immediately. He feels it’s his duty to repay all the financial hits his parents took.

Furthermore, Khabib, another fighter from a humble family-oriented background, left a special message for Justin after their fight. He advised Justin to always stay close to always his family.


Agraj Bhatta

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