Jon Anik Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth Ufc

Jon Anik
Jon Anik

Jon Anik Biography

Jon Anik is a mixed martial arts pundit from the United States. He is currently employed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He began working as a color commentator for the UFC in 2011. He worked as an anchor for ESPN for nearly 5 years before joining the UFC. The former ESPN anchor is now the host of MMA Live on ESPN2.

Some FX and FUEL TV fights featured Jon as the lead play-by-play announcer. There, he collaborated with color commentator and former UFC fighter Kenny Florian. Jon has also appeared on The Doug Gottlieb Show, the Sherdog Radio Network, The MMA Hour, MMA Weekly Radio, MMAjunkie Radio, ProMMA Radio, The Herd with Colin Cowherd, The Scott Van Pelt Show, SportsNation,  and ESPN Radio 1100 in Las Vegas.

Jon Anik Age

On July 3, 1978, in Boston, Massachusetts, the United States, Jon Anik was born. He is 43 years old.

Jon Anik Height

Jon is 5 ft 9 in/1.75m tall.

Jon Anik Family

On July 3, 1978, Jon was born to his father and mother in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. Jon grew up in a Jewish family with his identical twin brother and two additional siblings. However, no information about his parents or siblings is available on the Internet.

Jon Anik Wife

Jon is happily hitched to Chrissy Anik. Riley and Tatum are the couple’s two lovely daughters. They also have a lovely son named Hunter.

Jon Anik Education

Jon went to The Rivers School in Weston, Massachusetts, and graduated there. He enrolled at Gettysburg College in 1997 and joined Theta Chi. He earned a degree in political journalism from the College. He later spent a semester at American University in Washington, D.C., working as an intern for the George Michael Sports Machine. He also had the opportunity to intern at The MetroWest Daily News in Framingham, Massachusetts, in the sports section.

Jon Anik Salary

Jon earns an annual salary of $75,195.

Jon Anik’s Net Worth

Jon’s approximate net worth is $2 million.

Jon Anik Career

During a press conference in 2011, Dana White announced that Jon would be joining the UFC. The journalist debuted as a commentator during the international coverage of UFC on FX: Guillard vs. Miller. Currently, the journalist hosts UFC Ultimate Insider, the UFC’s flagship sports magazine show.

In addition, Jon stepped in for Mike Goldberg to fight alongside Joe Rogan at UFC 155. On September 22, 2014, Jon appeared on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Hour. The same day, Jon made known that he had agreed to a new, longer-term contract with the UFC.

He lost a bet on the outcome of Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor at UFC 196. As a result, Jon was forced to get a tattoo with the number 209, which represents Diaz’s hometown of Stockton, California. Since Mike Goldberg’s departure in 2017, Jon has served as the UFC’s primary play-by-play commentator for all pay-per-view events.

On October 22, 2018, he announced that he has signed a four-year contract extension with the UFC. In April 2015, he and former UFC analyst Kenny Florian established the Anik-Florian podcast. The podcast discusses mixed martial arts, sports, and pop culture.

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