Quick Facts of Doug Marcaida
He is a man with marvelous skills of fighting and specialized in the hand to hand combat. Doug Marcaida is the multi-talented edged impact weapons combat expert who appears as a judge on famous TV series Forged in Fire, where he gives his exact cognizance about the weapons that put up in the show.
The popular Filipino martial artist, Marcaida has a passion for blades and weapons. In addition, the fighter is active in the combating business for over 25 years and his skills also got him a spot in the US military where he served as a contractor.
Doug Marcaida’s Bio & Wiki
Doug Marcaida was born in the United States. Not much known regarding his date of birth and his early life, but we do know that he is a middle-aged martial artist and blade designer. Standing 5 feet 8 inches tall, Marcaida holds American nationality with Filipino origin.
Marcaida rose to fame with his weapon handling skills after he made his appearance in the History show Forged in Fire. As a judge on the show, he represents the end-users of the weapons. He doesn’t just see them as weapons, but rather as a work of art.
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Furthermore, Doug is an armed combat training instructor with the U.S. military. His martial arts style is a Filipino martial arts style, ‘Kali.’ The form includes the use of open hand techniques, improvised weapons, sticks, knives, and batons.
Additionally, Marcaida has developed his style of Kali named the ‘Marcaida kali’ with the aim to protect and not harm people.
Apart from being on the seat of the judges, he is also a designer and maker of Knives. Hence, he designs for FOX Knives in Italy. Similarly, he is one of the developers of the Direct Response Theory.
Doug Marcaida’s Personal Life (Wife And Married)
When it comes to his personal life, Marcaiada is a private person. He has shared less to no information about his love life, not even his relationship status. As already mentioned above his social sites shows only weapons nothing else. Also, he has spotted in public with a lady who is assumed to be his potential wife or girlfriend.
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But he has not officially admitted her as his girlfriend or wife to the public. So we cannot say her as his love partner till he mentioned officially to the media. Furthermore, there is no records of his past and present relationship. With limited information concerning his personal life, Marcaida is believed to single, unmarried and has no children.
Doug Marcida’s Net Worth & Salary
As of 2019, Doug Marcaida has a net worth of $500,000. He gets paid a handsome salary through his involvement in the reality show Forged in Fire. Not only this, but he also earns a decent sum by selling his blades. According to various tabloids, his annual salary is estimated at around $80,000.
Besides, he also teaches martial arts and the average salary for a martial arts instructor is $35,000 per year in the United States. He owns a website called ‘dougmarcaida.com’, where he sells the high-end quality blades, accessories, media, and other products.
Did you know he is also a US Military contractor? Hence, it is obvious that he earns an impressive amount of salary. Further, talking about his presence on social media as of March 2019, he has over 167k followers on his Instagram account, with over 10.4k followers on Twitter. Likewise, his Facebook account has more than 437k followers, respectively.