Who Is Jackson Sousa? Facts To Know About Him

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu professional Jackson Sousa is amid Sexual Assault Allegations. Learn more about him here. 

Jackson Sousa, black belt BJJ, is the subject of controversy right now. He got suspended from Checkmat after countless allegations of sexual harassment and sexually inappropriate behavior.

BJJ: Jackson Sousa Sexual Assault Allegations

Jackson Sousa, a.k.a, Jackzinho, or Jack, black belt of Jiu-Jitsu, got accused of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior on 19 August 2021. Multiple women accused him of being sexually inappropriate, predatory, manipulative, and physically threatening.

The allegations made by those women were collected and distributes by Samantha Cook, UK BJJ Black Belt. As stated by Samantha, Sousa has harassed multiple women as sexual predator around the world.

Also, he got accused of misusing his power to force women, having a relationship with a teenager, physically harassing women.

Thereby, his sponsor cut ties with him and even suspended him because of the numerous allegations.

Jackson Sousa: Wife

Jackson is not in any relationship at the moment. Not much information is available about his affairs.

Therefore, we do not know about his wife.

However, in 2013, he stated that he lived with his ex-girlfriend, Verena Brahler, for three months in London after the European Championship.

Jackson Sousa: Net Worth

Jackson is a professional BJJ. He won several international championships and has taken part in international events.

As a successful practitioner, his estimated net worth is between $1 Million to $5 Million.

He won the Brazilian National No-Gi Championship and South American Jiu-Jitsu Championship in 2011. Additionally, he won five gold medals in the international championships of 2012.

Throughout his career as a BJJ, he has won several tournaments with gold medals. Currently, he is also known as the “AJP King of the Mat.”

Who Is Jackson Sousa? Biography

31-years-old, Jackson Sousa, was born on 24 January 1990. He lived in his hometown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and presently in London. Currently, he is a heavyweight fighter with a 1.90m height and 205lb weight.

When he was just ten years old, he started training for Jiu-Jitsu. At the time, Jackson was training under Fernando Terere Augusto, who was in the Fernando Terere Augusto team.

He started his career in team CheckMat when he was 16 years. The brothers Ricardo Vieira, Leandro Vieira, and Leo Vieira founded CheckMat. Its headquarter is in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

He has been taking part in international events and championships since his 2011 debut at European Championships.

Though he is a well-known professional BJJ, the details about his parents are still unknown. Nevertheless, he stated in his interview that he came from a poverty-stricken family and had a very rough childhood.

Jackson has his Instagram by the username @jacksousabii with 50.2k followers. His Instagram account is private at present.