How tall is BJ Penn?
BJ Penn’s height is 5 ft 7 in (175 cm).
How much does BJ Penn weight?
He weights 170 lbs (77 kg).
When was BJ Penn born?
BJ Penn’s birthday is on December 13, 1978.
How old is BJ Penn?
He is 37.
BJ Penn Body Measurements:
Shoe Size: Unknown
Hair Color: Bald
Eye Color: Brown
Quick Biography Facts:
Born Name: Jay Dee Penn Jr.
Nick Name: BJ, Baby Jay
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Born Place: Hilo, Hawaii, USA
Education: BJ attended Hilo High School
Occupation: MMA fighter
Sexual Orientation: Straight
BJ Penn Family:
•Father – Jay Dee Penn Sr.
•Mother – Loraine Shin
•Siblings – brothers Reagan, Jay Dee Penn and Jay Dee Penn. His father named his 3 sons as Jay Dee and only the fourth one had the other name.
•Wife – None, but BJ has a long term partner Shealen Uaiwa, with whom they live for many years without wedding.
•Children – 1. Daughter Aeva Lili’u Penn (with Shealen Uaiwa)
2. Daughter Kulia Penn (with Shealen Uaiwa)
How did BJ Penn become so famous?
BJ Penn managed to gain recognition in each part of our planet due to his talent, persistence and hard work from morning till night. He is known as professional MMA fighter and Jiu-Jitsu Champion. He fought in different weight groups and won title in each of them. What did BJ Penn do to reach his stardom?
So, this is his story.
BJ Penn was born in a family of Jay Dee and his wife in Hawaii. He has three brothers and they started training together. In his teens BJ Penn was introduced to Jui Jitsu. It was his neighbor Tom Callos, who had become the first trainer of BJ and his brother.
Soon BJ, who created his nick from his home moniker “Baby Jay”, decided to continue practice Jui Jitsu professionally. He moved from Hawaii to California and started training there. And soon he met his first victories and titles. In 2000 BJ won black belt in Jui Jitsu.
BJ Penn have achieved his peak in fighting and then started to make occasional appearances in various movies. Thus in 2009 he appeared in the film “Never Surrender”.