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Keith Jardine

Retired Mixed Martial Artist, Actor

Keith Jardine
Keith Jardine, retired mixed martial artist source: google

Keith Jardine is a retired mixed martial artist who competed in competitions like UFC, Strikeforce, etc. Similarly, he also works as an actor in Hollywood. However, Keith is remembered most for his fights against Chuck Liddell and Forest Griffin.

Moreover, Jardine shows his appearances in numerous movies and TV shows such as The Punisher, Preacher, Godless, and so on.

On the other hand, he is also a Black Belt holder in Gaidojutsu.

Keith Jardine| Early Life, Family & Education

Keith Jardine opened his eyes on October 31, 1975, in Butte, Montana, USA. However, the information about his parents is not available in any sources. Though we know that, Keith was an athletic kid since childhood.

Likewise, Jardine used to play football, rugby, and wrestling during high school. Furthermore, he went to Canoga Park High School and even participated in Greco-Roman wrestling.

At the New Mexico Highlands University, he earned a degree in Human Performance and Sport. Similarly, Keith worked as a personal trainer, football coach, firefighter, miner, and even a bounty hunter.

Keith Jardine| Age, Height, and Body Measurements

Keith is 46 years old currently as his birthday falls in the year 1975. Similarly, his zodiac sign happens to be Scorpio.

Likewise, Jardine has accumulated a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m) and weighs around 185 lbs(84 kgs).

Moreover, Keith has an athletic physique and a trained body.

Professional MMA Career| Rise to Fame

Jardine began his MMA career in the year 2001 when he defeated his opponent with an armbar submission.

Likewise, he won five out of the next six fights that he participated in. Similarly, in 2003, Keith debuted in Pancrase Inc., a Japanese Organization for MMA.

UFC Career

He easily defeated his opponents in the next two matches, including a submission by Arman Gambaryan. Moreover, Jardine shows his appearance in The Ultimate Fighter 2. Likewise, Keith was selected and cast in the show as a heavyweight competitor in 2005.

Similarly, he got selected to fight in the semi-finals, where he lost the match to the eventual winner, Rashad Evans.

In The Ultimate Fighter finale of season 3, he competed against Wilson Gouveia. In addition, Keith won the match in a unanimous decision after three rounds.

Furthermore, Jardine surprised everyone when he won against The Ultimate Fighter 1 Light Heavyweight Champion, Forrest Griffin.

On the other hand, everyone considered him to be the underdog, but he achieved a TKO victory. He again won the fight against Chuck Lidell, a former longtime UFC Light Heavyweight Champion.

 

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Keith Jardine| Acting Career

After the announcement of retiring as a Mixed Martial Artist, Keith started his acting career in a 2009 action thriller called Crank: High Voltage. Similarly, he also appeared in the superhit series, Breaking Bad.

Likewise, Jardine shows his appearance in other movies such as Tactical Force, Beer for my Horses, Unrivaled, and Death Warrior. Moreover, he has appeared in John Wick alongside Keanu Reeves, Inherent Vice, Shot Caller, Preacher, etc.

 

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In addition, Jardine is also seen on the OTT platform, and Netflix in hits such as the series Godless, Birdbox, The Punisher, etc.

Keith Jardine| Personal Life & Marriage

Keith became quite popular on social media in the year 2014 when he tracked down a thief. Similarly, he also made a citizen’s arrest as he worked as a bounty hunter before dedicating his interest to MMA and UFC.

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Keith with his fiance, Jodie Esquibel source: Instagram

Keith Jardine is currently engaged with MMA Women’s Atomweight fighter, Jodie Esquibel. Similarly, Jodie is a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Joanna vs. Team Claudia. However, they have not tied a knot yet.

 

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Keith Jardine| Net Worth & Income

Jardine has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Likewise, he earns from his career as a Mixed Martial Artist. Similarly, Jardine also received a huge amount after his victorious match.

Since his professional acting debut in the year 2009, Keith has appeared in productions like Crank: High Voltage, Gamer, Breaking Bad, and more.

In addition, he is also a part of the recent hit Netflix show Bird Box. However, the details about their personal life have not been in the public

Keith Jardine| Social Media Profile

Keith is quite active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, etc. Similarly, his Instagram has 46.4k followers. Likewise, his Twitter account has 43k followers.

Some FAQs:

Is Keith starring in The Punisher?

Yes, Keith is not only on ‘The Punisher’ but on several other shows on Netflix.

Who is Jardine’s wife?

Keith is not married but his fiance is Jodie Esquibel.

Is Jardine the founder of Caveman Coffee?

In 2013 Tait Fletcher, Jardine, and Lacie Mackey decided to create a truly unconventional company.

Is he in the Longmire series?

Yes, he played a little part in the Longmire series.

Quick Facts:

Full Name Keith Hector Jardine
Nickname/Moniker The Dean of Mean
Birth Date October 31, 1975
Birth Place Butte, Montana United States
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Horoscope Scorpio
Father’s Name N/A
Mother’s Name N/A
Marital status Engaged
Wife’s name Jodie Esquibel
Children N/A
Age 46 years old
Height 6 feet and 2inches (180.34 cm)
Weight 84 kg (185 lbs.)
Reach 76 inches (193 cm)
Body type Athletic
Eye color Ocean Blue
Hair Color Blonde but generally bald
Profession Retired Mixed Martial Art (MMA) Fighter, Actor, Stuntman
Current division in MMA Welterweight, Light Heavyweight, Heavyweight
Stance Unorthodox
Style Muay Thai, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Luta Livre
Affiliations Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Team/Gym at TUF Jackson Wink MMA Academy
Fighting out of Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Ranking Black Belt in Gaidojutsu
Active Years in MMA 2001-2012
Net Worth $3 million
Social Media Twitter, Instagram
Last Update May 2022

 

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