Cristiane Santos was born as Cristiane Justino Venancio on 9 July 1985 to Brazilian parents in Curitiba, Brazil. She also has a brother named Rafael Justino. Talking about her nationality, she is both Brazilian and American. She was a national-level team handball player in Brazil before establishing herself as an MMA fighter.
Cristiane Santos made her anticipated United States MMA debut against Shayna Baszler at EliteXC: Unfinished Business in which she won the fight by TKO in the second round. She further fought against Yoko Takahashi, at EliteXC: Heat. She won the fight by unanimous decision. She further signed a new contract with Strikeforce in 2009.
Cyborg faced Hitomi Akano in her debut fight for Strikeforce. she won the fight by TKO in the third round. She fought Gina Carano at Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg for the Women's Featherweight Championship in which she won via TKO at 4:59 of the 5:00 first round. Cyborg was tested positive for stanozolol, an anabolic steroid. As a result of the banned substance, she got her license suspended for one year and was fined $2,500.
After her suspension ended, she signed a multi-fight deal with Invicta Fighting Championships. Cyborg faced Marloes Coenen in a rematch for the Invicta FC Featherweight Championship at Invicta. She won the fight by TKO in the fourth round which made her the first Invicta FC featherweight champion.
Cyborg further signed with UFC and made her debut at UFC 198 against Leslie Smith at a catchweight of 140 pounds in which she won the fight by TKO in the first round. She fought against Bantamweight Champion Tonya Evinger and claimed her first UFC Championship title after defeating her.
Talking about her personal life and affairs, the 32 years old UFC fighter Cristiane Santos aka Cris Cyborg is a married woman. She is married to Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos, a former MMA athlete. The couple was together for six years, and their relationship later ended in a divorce. She is currently dating her longterm boyfriend Ray Elbe Wallace. She doesn't have any child yet.
As in 2017, Cris Cyborg has an estimated net worth of $ 5 million. The Net Worth of Cris Cyborg has seen a hike of 38% over the past few years. She also recently bought a brand new Porsche luxury car for $286,000 which is also the part of her net worth.