Who Is UFC Star Nate Diaz’s Wife Misty Brown? Does the Couple Have Kids Together?

Published 08/03/2023, 4:02 AM EDT

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A number of UFC stars have seen poverty throughout their entire childhood. In many cases, this poor economic condition compelled athletes to take up fighting as a profession. The scene isn’t pretty different when it comes to the famed former UFC star, Nate Diaz. After having a rough childhood in the streets of Stockton, California, Diaz found solace in martial arts. He also held onto them for a greater purpose in life. Although Diaz never liked going to school, still it was his school days provided him with one of the most significant people in his life.

Most in the world of combat sports know about the gangster persona of the Diaz brothers, Nick and Nate. Often there are headlines about the two getting into altercations and public brawls. This is probably why most fans completely overlook their softer side. Apart from the feuds and scuffles, Nate Diaz also has a personal life consisting primarily of his wife.


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Who is Nate Diaz’s Wife, Misty Brown?

Nate Diaz’s wife is Misty Brown. Despite some confusion about whether Brown was Diaz’s girlfriend or wife, ‘The Stockton Slapper’s’ coach once called Brown Diaz’s wife which clarified the haze.

Reportedly, Brown hails from Lodi, California. She completed her schooling in the year 2003. Brown held onto her love for studying Liberal Arts as she also enrolled in California State University, Stanislaus for a degree in the subject. Apparently, Brown isn’t a pretty revealing persona. She currently has a private Instagram profile while her Facebook profile had its last post quite some time back.


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Brown also has a brother who is an IT professional. As far as his LinkedIn profile says, he is currently employed as the WMi analyst at the Meyer Corporation in Fairfield, California.

How did Misty Brown and Nate Diaz meet?

Brown met Diaz for the first time at Salas Park while they went for a practice of their respective extra-curricular activities. Diaz was a member of the football team while Brown was there for her cheerleading practice sessions. In a later interview, Brown also talked about the first time she saw Diaz. She mentioned, “He was always running laps. Even then, he was getting in trouble.”

It is also reported that the couple has been together since 2007 and also tied the knot somewhere in between. But the headlines about Diaz’s occasional fights and Brown’s private nature have restricted most of their personal life from the public eye.

However, Brown has often been vocal about the real Diaz. Despite carrying a ‘bad-boy’ image in public eyes, Brown has revealed that the off-camera Diaz is a pretty easygoing persona.

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In her interview with ‘The New York Times’, she revealed, “It’s wrong that he comes off as the middle finger mean guy that you can’t have a conversation with when deep down inside, he’s one of the most passionate people I’ve met. There’s a portrayal of him on TV, and when people meet him, they say, oh, he’s not mean at all.” A number of fans might find her descriptions similar to what the noted UFC star, Conor McGregor, had said about Diaz being a really soft person in his real life.


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Do Nate Diaz and Misty Brown have kids together?

After a comparatively private wedding, somewhere around 2016, Diaz and Brown welcomed their first child in the year 2018. The couple named their first daughter Nikayla Diaz, who came to them on 6th June 2018.

But, rumors also say that Diaz became a father for the second time in 2022. In an 11-month-old interview with submission radio, Diaz’s long-time coach, Caesar Gracie, stated that Brown had given birth to another child.


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Although neither Diaz nor Brown has confirmed the birth of their second child yet, fans may take Gracie’s word of mouth as the truth, looking at the position he holds in Diaz’s life. Also, the private nature of both Brown and Diaz towards their personal life might be the reason for the lack of reports about Diaz’s second child.


Written by:

Souvik Roy


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Souvik Roy is an exceptional UFC writer with an impressive portfolio of over 500 articles at EssentiallySports. The young writer did not allow speech impairment to come in the way of his love for writing and covering fights. As a keen observer, Souvik's passion for MMA was sparked when he discovered the UFC after being introduced to WWE.
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Yeswanth Praveen