American professional mixed martial artist, Derick Lewis competes in the Heavyweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Also, he holds the record for most knockouts in UFC history.

Picture of American professional mixed martial artist, Derick Lewis
Caption: Picture of American professional mixed martial artist, Derick Lewis (Photo: ESPN)

Who is Derrick Lewis Married To?

Derrick Lewis has been happily married to his long-time girlfriend April Davis. In a lavish wedding ceremony, they got married in presence of their families & friends. Derrick and Davis got married in the year 2017. It is still unknown when their dating started and surely dating for an unspecified time before their wedding. 

Derrick Lewis clicking a selfie with his wife April Davis
Caption: Derrick Lewis clicking a selfie with his wife April Davis (Photo: The UFC News)

April is relatively unknown, since Lewis keeps his professional life and personal life separate, for good reason. The married couple has appeared on camera together on multiple occasions. They seem to have shared an extremely close bond with mutual respect. He said 

“She is my ride-or-die. We’ve been through hell together and came back.”

How Derrick Lewis Met His Wife Davis? 

Derrick Lewis met his wife Davis through Derrick’s cousin Kendrick. In response to a question about how they met, April said,

“His cousin Kendrick, introduced me and Derrick. So we initially talked on the phone. When I first talked to Derrick on the phone, he was just telling me he was really black. The next day he just showed up at my door, I didn’t tell him where I lived. So yeah.”


Derrick Lewis with his wife April Davis
Caption: Derrick Lewis with his wife April Davis (Photo: YouTube)

Then Lewis was asked about their first meeting, and he said 

“I went to knock at the door, she came out. “She was looking all good.” 

Lewis and Davis Parents of Three Kids; Who are They?

Derrick Lewis and his wife April Davis shared three children together. They are the parents of two sons and a daughter. However, details of his still to be revealed by them. 

Derrick Lewis with his kids
Caption: Derrick Lewis with his kids (Photo: gettyimages)

Lewis and Davis have been happily married for more than 5 years. The parents of three shared pictures of their kids on social platforms but identity yet to be revealed.

Who is Derrick Lewis?

On born February 7, 1985, an American professional mixed martial artist, was born. His full name is Derrick James Lewis. He was raised as one of seven siblings, the second oldest, by a single mother in New Orleans, Louisiana. He had troubled growing up and was often involved in street fighting. He along with his family relocated to Houston, Texas in the year 1998. Derrick started training in boxing at the age of 17. When Lewis was preparing for his first amateur fight when the gym unexpectedly shut down. Derrick Lewis has a height of 6 feet 3 inches or 1.91 m tall.

Derrick Lewis posing for the picture
Caption: Derrick Lewis posing for the picture (Photo: Instagram)

He was charged with aggravated assault, two weeks after graduating from high school. Derrick was placed on probation as well. After two years, he joined Kilgore College on a full scholarship for football, then violated his probation. As a result, he was sentenced to five years in prison, but ended up serving three and a half. He was introduced to mixed martial arts by a friend a week after being released. Lewis had worked as a tow-truck driver and continued with boxing under the tutelage of George Foreman. He decided to focus on mixed martial arts after dominating in his first professional mixed martial arts fight. Derrick Lewis earned an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million