Doug Marcaida (Martial Art Artist), Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Net Worth

Doug Marcaida
Doug Marcaida

Doug Marcaida Biography

Doug Marcaida is a Filipino-American martial art artist, edged weapons specialist, and knife designer. Nevertheless, he gained fame for his role as a judge on the History Channel show Forged in Fire. He is also skilled and famous for his incredible interpretation of the Southeast style of martial arts evolving his own style called Marcaida Kali 20 years ago.

Known for his popular motto, it will K.E.Al (Keep Everyone Alive) he attended Colegio San Agustin in Makati, Philippines. He also went to Aquinas High School (a private school) in the Bronx, New York, and also graduated from McQuaid Jesuit High School. However, he is a US military veteran who served in the US Air Force for about 8 years. Later on, he pursued a career as a Respiratory Therapist for two decades.

Nevertheless, he has traveled all over the United States and the world teaching first responders and military personnel the foundations of martial art (Filipino martial art-based combative (FMA). Doug has also worked with the United States Forces Recon Marines, Belgian Special Police, and the Spetsnaz Unit Alpha.

Doug has lately partnered up with 5.11 Tactical as a brand ambassador and knife designer ready to release the DM Talon series which is comprised of a fixed and folding knife. Withal, has also had collaborations with KBar Knives, Bastinelli Creations, Max Venom, Fox Knives, and Jason Knight Knives. He had been associated with Edge Impact Weapons Specialist since 1990.

The knife expert has also worked as a consultant in the development of various Hollywood films like the 300, Blade, and the Bourne Franchise among others. Unfortunately, he once had to take a break from his testing work to undergo arm surgery. However, he had been skilled in this art when he was 8 years old.

Doug Marcaida Age

How old is Douglas? Douglas is 48 years old as of 2024. He was born on January 26, 1976, in the Philippines before moving to the United States. Therefore, he celebrates his birthday every year on the 26th of January. Nevertheless, his zodiac star sign is Aquarius according to astrology.

Doug Marcaida’s Height and Weight

How tall is Marcaida? The knife designer stands at an average height of 1.73 meters approximately equivalent to 5 feet 7 inches tall. Regarding the martial arts specialist’s body mass, he is estimated to have a moderate weight f around 60 Kilograms on average. Additionally, he has black hair color and eyes color.

Doug Marcaida Wife

Is Douglas married or engaged? He is happily married and hitched to his lovely wife Joella Fasino Marcaida. Joella is a licensed registered nurse and the founder of Sibco Inc. According to our credible sources, Joella met Doug while they were working together at Cedar grove Dr, Rochester General Hospital in New York. Not much is mentioned about their wedding or their relationship affairs. However, Joella and her husband, Doug are proud parents to Douglas James, Jaden Christopher, and Alex Marcaida.

Doug Marcaida Family

Doug has not shared any clear details concerning the names and identities of his parents with the public. However, he has a brother named R.J Marcaida who sometimes represents him. He holds American and Flipino nationality with Asian ethnicity.

Doug Marcaida’s Net Worth

The martial art specialist bags a decent amount of money through his profession. Marcaida has an estimated net worth approximately ranging from $3 million to $10 million US dollars. He also earns from brand endorsements and advertising. Doug’s fortune includes the assets, money, and income he acquires from his profession.