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Hannette Staack Her Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!

Hannette Staack Her Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!


Who Is Hannette Staack?

Hannette Staack is one of the most highly decorated Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitors in the world. She is a 4th degree Black belt under the lineage of Andre Negao Terencio, who later became her husband. Hannette has achieved worldwide success and notoriety for winning multiple IBJJF World Championships. Hannette won an incredible seven world titles ranging from 2002 till 2011. Along with her outstanding athletic achievements, Hannette has also become a three time ADCC Champion including an Absolute Division Championship. Hannette is one of the founding members of Brazil 021 School of Jiu Jitsu, along with her husband Andre Terencio and his professor Carlos Henrique.

Building Foundations by Hannette Staack

In 2002 Hannette Staack entered the IBJJF World Championship as a Purple belt. She entered the Purple/Brown/Black belt Womens division, as she made history claiming the World Championship after defeating Mariana Coelho in the semi final. Moving into the final she dominated Alessandra Oliveira, and was crowned the women's champion. The following year Hannette stepped back into the World Championship limelight as she secured the semi final win against Christine Souza. Hannette was striving for back to back titles, as she faced off against Rui Terashima from Purebred Academy. Hannette once again delivered the goods as she stepped onto the podium in first place, becoming a dual World Champion.

In 2004 Hannette was stepping up her training in pursuit of a World Championship three-peat. Hannette was already teaching Women’s classes as a Black belt, as she was fast becoming an inspiration to many. At the World Championships in Rio de Janeiro Hannette would face an old foe looking for redemption. After Hannette defeated Alessandra Filha in the semi final, the showdown against Mariana Coelho was on. Mariana had high hopes of avenging her loss to Hannette at the 2002 World Championship semi final. In the final Hannette was just too fast and too determined as she disposed of the Gracie Barra prospect and claimed her third straight IBJJF World Championship.

Hannette suffered through some personal issues which kept her out of a lot of tournaments throughout 2005, Hannette returned to the 2006 IBJJF World Championships in the new Brown/Black belt division in California USA. After beating Andrea Endy in the semi final she would face one of her idols in Kyra Gracie. The two athletes set a frenetic pace as the fight went the way of the Gracie Barra phenom Kyra Gracie, Hannette would settle for Silver as she continued on her path of glory. In 2007 Hannette moved to the United States so she could live and breathe Jiu Jitsu in a more populated area. After the success of their Rio De Janeiro club Brazil 021, Hannette and her partner Andre opened a new Brazil 021 in America. 

2007 was a tremendously exciting year for Hannette as she became world famous with her achievements. Hannette would compete again in California at the IBJJF World Championships as she searched for her fourth world title. Hannette defeated Luana Alzuguir from Barbosa Jiu Jitsu in the semi final, before besting Gabriela Bermudez from Gracie Humaita to take her fourth world title. In the same year, the ADCC finally opened their tournament to women and so Hannette travelled to New Jersey. Competing in the under 67 kilogram division, she defeated Shayna Baszler, Stacy Cartwright and Kelly Paul in the final to win the ADCC crown. Hannette went a step further as she added the Absolute Championship to her resume with wins over Kyra Gracie, Laura D’Auguste and Rosangela Conceicao. 

Hannette continued on her dominant pathway as she won more IBJJF World Championship titles in 2008, 2009 and 2011 with finals wins over; Fernanda Mazzelli, Monica Vanessa Silva and Ida Hansson. Hannette also went on to conquer the ADCC Championship again in 2009 as she defeated Penny Thomas to take out the crown once again. Hannette also secured a second place at the 2011 ADCC Championship. In 2012 Hannette was inducted into the IBJJF Hall of Fame.

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More recently Hannette has opened up a new Chicago location for Brazil 021 School of Jiu Jitsu which Hannette is extremely excited about. Hannette started competing again in 2019 as she attempted to take out another IBJJF title but after only one win she failed to place. She then had a string of losses at Fight 2 Win 129, 162 and 168 against Jessica Flowers, Luana Alzuguir and Maria Malyjasiak respectively. Hannette also competed in the 2021 IBJJF World Championships winning her round of 16 matchup. Hannette has announced that she would like to fight MMA as she trains hard in preparation for a birth inside the cage.

How Old Is Hannette Staack?

Hannette Staack was born in Sao Luis do Maranhao, a northern territory of Brazil. She was born on the 7th of February in 1979, she is currently 42 years of age.

Hannette Staack’s Early Life!

Hannette Staack was born in Sao Luis do Maranhao in Brazil, at the age of 2 she moved to Rio De Janeiro. Hannette’s family did struggle as they were a low income household, as a child this was extremely hard for her. Hannette would try to help her parents as much as she could as she believed in family working together. As she grew and became a teenager she had a thrill for rock climbing as she would challenge herself constantly. By the time she was 18 years old she was extremely strong, and one of her friends came to watch her rock climbing. Her friend said to her “your grips are so strong you would be good at Brazilian Jiu Jitsu”. Hannette was convinced to give the sport a try and in late 1997 she took a class with Professor Fernando Cruz. Due to Hannette’s inability to pay full tuition for her classes, Professor Cruz offered her a 50% discount, and Hannette repaid him by coming to every class and helping out her professor whenever he needed. Hannette was the only woman in the class for a fair time, but as she grew into the club so did her love and passion for Jiu Jitsu. In 2001 Professor Cruz retired from teaching and with his blessing and the blessing of 7th degree Master Flavio Figueiredo, Hannette was introduced to Black belt Andre Negao Terencio, who would become her instructor and her lifelong partner, as they would eventually get married.  

How Much Is Hannette Staack Worth?

Hannette Staack has come a long way since quitting her job as a teen to become a full time grappler. Hannette has become quite successful through the chain of Brazil 021 schools she has opened with her husband, they have locations in Chicago, Arlington Heights, Houston, Jacksonville, Toronto and Edmington. Hannette has built a net worth of over two million dollars now as Hannette and her husband enjoy the fruits of their labors. Hannette has also begun filming instructional videos for the highly reputable BJJ Fanatics online platform, her video titled “Building Foundations” is available exclusively through 

How Tall Is Hannette Staack?

Hannette Staack stands at 5 feet and 7 inches tall which is the equivalent to 170 centimetres.

How Much Does Hannette Staack Weigh?

Hannette Staack weighs in at 64 kilograms or (141 pounds) she has also competed at 60 kg (132 pounds) and she has competed exceptionally well in absolute divisions throughout her career.

Hannette Staack’s Fight List!

Hannette Staack has fought against some of the best female competitors that the world has ever come to know. She has been to the top of the mountain 10 times in her career and defeated some of the most seasoned grapplers in competition. Hannette has a fight list that includes women like; Gabbi Garcia, Penny Thomas, Rosangela Conceicao, Laura D’Auguste, Stacy Cartwright, Kelly Paul, Kyra Gracie, Luana Alzuguir, Fernanda Mazzelli, Natalie Souza, Ida Hansson, Shayna Baszler, Gabriela Bermudez, Fiona Muxlow, Rui Terashima, Monica Vanessa Silva, Andrea Endy, Mariana Coelho, Christine Souza, Alessandra Filha, Alessandra Oliveira and Amanda Alequin. 

Hannette Staack's Best Fight Of All Time!

Hannette Staack has won a multitude of World Championships, her competition prowess has become world famous. Hannette has shone bright in the world of IBJJF with an impeccable 7 World titles. She has also completed the feat of winning 3 ADCC World Championships, making her one of the most successful Jiu Jitsu athletes to ever showcase her abilities. Hannette’s best event was at the ADCC Championships in 2007, and after this fight it put her name on the map. Competing in the Absolute division Hannette faced Kyra Gracie in the first round. Looking to avenge her 2006 IBJJF World title loss, Hannette defeated the Gracie Barra superstar. Hannette went on to beat Laura D’Auguste in the semi final as she set up a date with destiny in the final. Hannette faced Rosangela Conceicaio in the absolute final matchup, Hannette executed a Flying Armbar as she got the tap. Hannette was crowned ADCC Champion in her weight class and in the absolute division. After defeating Rosangela, Hannette became internationally famous for her high flying submission execution.

Who Did Hannette Staack Lose To?

Hannette Staack has been an exceptional competitor over the course of her prestigious career. Although she has won many titles before, she has suffered some losses too. Hannette has lost at Fight 2 Win tournaments against; Jessica Flowers at F2W 129, Luanna Alzuguir at F2W 162 and Maria Malyjasiak at F2W 168. She has also lost to Gabi Garcia at the 2011 ADCC Championships and Ana Laura Cordeiro at the 2014 IBJJF World Championships. Another loss that Hannette suffered was to the talented Gracie Barra athlete Kyra Gracie at the 2006 IBJJF World Championships.

Hannette Staack’s Record!

Hannette Staack has become one of the worlds best womens grapplers, she has an astonishing record of World Championship wins. Hannette is a supremely dedicated athlete that knows no other way than to strive with integrity towards success. Hannette has achieved an outstanding list of accomplishments that include;

IBJJF World Champion (2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011) ADCC World Champion (2007, 2009) ADCC Absolute World Champion (2007) ADCC World Championship Runner Up (2011) IBJJF World Championship Runner Up (2006) Brazilian National Champion (2002, 2003, 2004,)

Hannette Staack’s Injuries!

In 2005 Hannette Staack suffered a devastating blow, as she tore her ACL and comprehensively damaged her meniscus. Hannette went through extensive physiotherapy as she was determined to get back onto the mats. With 3 months of rehabilitation and hard work, Hannette was back competing with a limited range of motion in her knee. It was a rough year of competition as Hannette had to completely change her game and trial new techniques in order to be effective on the mats. Through this injury Hannette quit her job and decided to put all of her attention into being a full time competitor of Jiu Jitsu. Hannette spoke about how this injury changed her for the better, she reiterated that when something stands in your way then one must find a new path around it.  

Is Hannette Staack Retired?

Hannette Staack has inspired many young women with her worldwide accomplishments. After winning everything there is to win in competitive grappling she stepped away from the world scene in 2012, after being inducted into the Hall of Fame. Hannette has since made a return to competitive grappling as she competed at the 2019 and 2021 IBJJF World Championships, and various Fight 2 Win superfights. Hannette spends a lot of time running the Chicago branch of Brazil 021 School of Jiu Jitsu with her husband Andre. Hannette is passionate about developing young up and coming talent, as she has many students capable of winning world titles. Hannette Staack embodies motivation, dedication and pure will power as she is a role model for many women in all sports, especially competitors in BJJ.

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