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Who Is Salina Deleon? Details About Daniel Cormier’s Wife, Bio, Career

Salina Deleon, 38, is an American celebrity spouse mostly recognized as the wife of former pro-wrestler Daniel Ryan Cormier. She also has three children from her marital relationship. Well, her husband is an American former professional mixed martial artist and currently the commentator for the UFC.

The former pro-wrestler Daniel Cormier is the second fighter in UFC history to hold and the first one to defend titles in two divisions. He retired from his wrestling career with a stat of 22-3-1 in 2020.

As of now, Cormier works as the head wrestling coach at Gilroy High School in California. But what about his wife Salina Deleon? Know in detail about her professional as well as her personal lifestyle.

Who Is Daniel Ryan Cormier’s Wife Salina Deleon? Bio, Age

The media personality Salina Marie Deleon was born on 6th January 1984 in Fresno, the United States of America. She is 38 years old as of 2022.

Deleon grew up in Fresno alongside her family and siblings named Qiana and others. Likewise, she holds an American nationality and has mixed ethnic ancestry.

Salina Deleon and her husband Daniel Cormier
Salina is the wife of Daniel Cormier Facebook

Meanwhile, her husband Daniel Ryan Cormier was born on 20th March 1979 in Lafayette, Louisiana, the USA to Joseph and Audrey Cormier. He is 43 years old as of now.

Likewise, Cormier grew up alongside his siblings Joseph, Felicia, & Ferral. He went to Northside High School where he won 3 Louisiana state championships in wrestling. After that, Daniel went to Colby Community College located in Kansas. Cormier earned his degree in sociology from Oklahoma State University.

Salina Deleon Worked At A Restaurant

As per Salina’s FB bio, she worked at an American restaurant Hooters of Fresno. Although she has also worked on several other platforms, their details are not revealed to the public yet.

Deleon currently resides in San Jose, California with her husband and three children. Besides this, she keeps details of her professional life away from the spotlight.

Salina Deleon’s Husband¬†Daniel Is A Successful Former Boxer

The 43-year-old Daniel entered the freestyle wrestling world right after his college graduation. He even placed 4th during the 2004 Olympics, where he was one of the participants.

Salina Deleon's Husband Daniel Cormier
Daniel Cormier during the 2004 Olympics

Likewise, he also competed in events like Pan American Games, Wrestling World Championships, and the Real Pro Wrestling League.

Cormier made his professional debut in September 2009. After that, he traveled to Australia and fought for Xtreme MMA and even won his first few matches.

By 2010, Cormier was one of the up-and-coming fighters at Strikeforce defeating a number of fighters including Jason Riley, Devin Cole, Jeff Monson, Josh Barnett, and Antonio Silva.

Cormier’s Journey To Light Heavyweight & Heavyweight Championship

After years of training, Daniel made his UFC debut on 20th April 2013 against Frank Mir. Cormier won the fight via unanimous decision.

Daniel became the new Light Heavyweight champion after defeating Anthony  Johnson on 23rd May 2015 at UFC 187. This fight even earned him a Performance of the Night bonus.

Likewise, on 7th July 2018, Cormier fought Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight championship winning the fight via knockout. He became the second fighter to hold two titles simultaneously in UFC history.

On 15th August 2020, Daniel faced Miocic for the third time and lost the fight by unanimous decision. The same day, he announced his retirement from the sport.

Salina Deleon Is The Second Wife Of Daniel Cormier

Well, as we said, Salina is married as the second wife of Daniel. They first met in 2010 when Cormier was just starting his career in the MMA world.

However, the couple didn’t instantly tie the knot but rather dated for years before making the decision to walk down the aisle. They reportedly got engaged on 4th July 2014 amidst family and friends at Chateau Gardens in Las Vegas. And after three years of engagement, they finally exchanged their wedding vows on 29th May 2017.

Salina Deleon, husband Daniel Cormier, and their children
Deleon and Cormier got married in 2017 after dating for seven years

The husband and wife Salina and Daniel are together now for over a decade and married for years. Interestingly, there have been no reports of conflicts in their relationship. Hopefully, their marriage stays as strong forever.

She Became Mother To Her Children Even Before Her Marriage

In case you didn’t know, Salina is a mother of three kids. In fact, she welcomed two of her children even before her marriage to her hubby Daniel. Deleon and Cormier welcomed their first child their son Daniel Jr. on 16th February 2011 just a year after they began dating. Their 11 years old son currently trains in amateur wrestling at AKA where Cormier himself serves as his assistant coach

Similarly, on 4th March 2012, the pair welcomed a daughter named Marquita Kalani Cormier. Moreover, their third child, Luna Rose Cormier was born after their wedding on 10th September 2020.

As mentioned above, Deleon is the second wife of former UFC star Daniel Cormier. Daniel was previously married to a woman named Robin. Besides this, information regarding their marriage date and divorce is not revealed to the public.

Daniel Shared A Child With A Secret Woman

The former MMA star has been linked with several names throughout his past. He reportedly shared a daughter with a former girlfriend. Unfortunately, his daughter passed away in a car accident on 14th June 2003.

What Is Salina Deleon’s Net Worth?

As not much is known about Salina’s current profession, her net worth details are also under the radar at the moment. On the other hand, Daniel has an estimated fortune of $6 million as of 2022. He earned most of his wealth as a pro-wrestler.

Daniel Cormier net worth is $6 million
Cormier currently serves as the head coach at Gilroy HIgh School

As of now, he serves as the head wrestling coach at Gilroy High School. Likewise, he also owns a wrestling academy called Daniel Cormier Wrestling Academy.

Cormier’s UFC Earnings

In 2018, after defeating Stipe Miocic at UFC 226, Daniel made $500 thousand for the win. Likewise, during his UFC 241 match against Stipe, he earned $750,000 although he closed the match.

Social Media Platforms

As of now, Salina has over 227 followers with 639 total posts in her private IG handle @peechypie. Likewise, she is also active on Facebook where she shares pictures of her kids and family.

Whereas, Daniel has over 3.2M followers on Instagram, 1.2M followers on Facebook, and over 1.3M followers on Twitter.