Quick Facts of Jeff Kirkpatrick

  • Full NameJeff Kirkpatrick
  • NicknameKirkpatrick
  • Marital Status Divorced
  • BirthplaceAlbuquerque, New Mexico
  • Ethnicity Caucasian white
  • Religion Christian
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year2000-present
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildMesomorph
  • Spouse Holly Holm (m. 2012; divorced in 2019)
  • Body MeasurementMuscular
  • EducationUniversity of New Mexico (2002)
Jeff Kirkpatrick

Jeff Kirkpatrick is the ex-husband of Holly Holm who is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Throughout her UFC career, she won world champion in boxing multiple times, defending her titles eighteen times in three weight classes and a two time Ring Magazine’s Fighter of the year (20052006).

Recently, Kirkpatrick’s wife listed #3 in the official UFC bantamweight rankings on 8th July 2019. He spent the happiest moments and blissful moments with his spouse. S0, does he share any children with his partner.

Father And Sister

Jeff Kirkpatrick was born during the time of the 1980s and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. Moreover, Kirkpatrick is an American by his nationality and belongs to Caucasian white ethnicity. He is the son of Tom Kirkpatrick (father). He has a younger sister, Lauren Kirkpatrick.

Childhood photo of Jeff Kirkpatrick's wife with her older brothers.
Childhood photo of Jeff Kirkpatrick’s wife with her older brothers. Source: Instagram

He is the son-in-law of Roger, a Church of Christ preacher, and Tammy, a massage therapist. Kirkpatrick is also the brother-in-law of Brian and Weston Holm (Holm’s brothers).


The actual details of Jeff Kirkpatrick’s career are unknown, but his wife Holm’s path to boxing and kickboxing began with aerobic classes when she was 16 years old. Later, she won the championship title in the International Rules Adult Women’s Welterweight Division at the International Kickboxing Federation (IKF). Moreover, Holm made an amateur kickboxing record of 6-0-2.

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Holm got her big break after defeating former champ, Mary Jo Sanders from 140 to 154 by the decision on June 2008. Furthermore, she took on knockout artist, Anne Sophie Mathis of France for the vacant IBA female and WBAN welterweight titles on 2nd December 2011. Unfortunately, Holm lost the fight via knockout in the 7th round against Mathis. In 2012, the two fought again where Holm took a unanimous win over Mathis avenging her earlier KO loss.

Salary & Net Worth

Jeff Kirkpatrick’s net worth is currently under review. Nevertheless, his wife Holm has a net worth of $4 Million as of 2019. She makes lucrative earnings in the range of $800 Thousand to $1 Million annually. Having an impressive wealth, Holm also makes an additional income from her other works which include commercials, endorsement deals, etc.

Jeff Kirkpatrick with his wife, Holly Holm in Cancun.
Jeff Kirkpatrick with his wife, Holly Holm in Cancun.                        Source: Heavy

Holm is active in the Ultimate Fighting Championship from over a decade. So, her income will surely increase along with her thriving career. Currently, Holm is living a lavish life relishing a hefty sum of wealth which she amassed from her profession.

Wife & Children

Jeff Kirkpatrick and his wife, Holly Holm were lovers from their college time. The couple first met while studying at the University of New Mexico where Holm was his classmate in the class of 2002. After spending a lovely time together, they expressed their love for each other and became engaged in 2011.

The couple tied the knot on 27th April 2012, in Cancun, Mexico. They celebrated their wedding ceremony at the Marina Capitan Dulche, where they invited most of their friends and relatives.

Jeff Kirkpatrick spent the most romantic moments of his life with his beautiful wife, Holly Holm in New Mexico.
Jeff Kirkpatrick spent the most romantic moments of his life with his beautiful wife, Holly Holm in New Mexico in 2015.                                        Source: Pinterest

After living for seven years in a marital relationship, they eventually filed for divorce in 2018, citing irreconcilable differences. Later, the court finalized their divorce on 12th January 2019. However, they don’t share any children from their marriage.

Interesting Facts

  • Jeff Kirkpatrick’s spouse endorsed Donald Trump, candidate for the Republican Party in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on 21st July 2016.
  • Jeff’s spouse enjoys self-made craft projects such as sewing and woodworking and makes and gives things as gifts.
  • Kirkpatrick’s wife often takes her Bible along whenever she goes to Starbucks.
  • Kirkpatrick’s wife’s favorite place to be is in the gym.
  • His wife and Miesha Tate are good friends.