Being a judge in History TV show 'Forged in Fire' to designing and making weapons on his own, Filipino martial artist Doug Marcaida has definitely peaked in his professional career. Apart from his television appearance, he is the founder of his own martial art style and proudly calls it 'Marcaida Kali'.
Marcaida who has designed the world's deadliest blades teaches the 'Marcaida Kali' form in his training centers. Besides designing weapons and teaching martial arts, what's going on in his personal life? Does he have a girlfriend? Is he married? Let's get the details.
Doug Marcaida's Extra Secretive Personal Life -What Is His Current Relationship Status?
Filipino martial artist Doug Marcaida has huge fan followers. He leaves no chance to impress people and it is all because of his weapon combat skills and martial art techniques.
From being a judge of a reality show to being designer of knives, Marcaida has simply reached to a hike in his professional career.
He is a very private person when it comes to his personal life. Though he's active on social media like Facebook and Instagram, each and every post of Marcaida is related to the martial art skills.
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He has not revealed a single information about his family members and relationship. We can say that he, most probably, has a personal life with a girlfriend or wife which he kept apart from the limelight or he might be single at present waiting for someone special.
Hopefully, we can expect to know some more about his dating life in the following days.
Doug Marcaida's Career
Marcaida gained wide popularity all across the globe after being the judge in History's 'Forged in Fire'. The show selects some of the best hands creating some of the most iconic edged weapons in history.
The show premiered on 22 June 2015 where the winner receives $10,000 in the final episode.
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Apart from being a judge, he also designs and makes knives for FOX Knives in Italy. He is also the developer of the DART (Direct Action Response Theory) Karambit, a curved knife, and the DART XT.
His tools are used in movies like "Blade", "Bourne" and "300". He is also the owner of three martial art schools in New York and one in Romania where he teaches Filipino martial arts style 'Kali' using sticks, knives, batons and other weapons including open hand techniques.
He developed his own style called 'Marcaida Kali' with an only aim to protect people from possible risk and not harm people.
Doug Marcaida: Quick Facts
- He belongs to Filipino ethnicity with American Nationality.
- He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.72m).
- He gained wide recognition after he appeared as a judge in the History show 'Forged in Fire'.
- He developed his own martial art style known as the 'Marcaida kali'.