Birth Name: Wanderlei César da Silva
Place of Birth: Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
Date of Birth: July 3, 1976
Ethnicity: Brazilian [Portuguese, German, possibly other]
Wanderlei Silva is a Brazilian mixed martial artist. Wanderlei also holds American citizenship.
Wanderlei is the son of Leopoldina (Hoscher) and Holando Pinheiro da Silva. His father’s surnames are of Portuguese origin. His mother’s surname is of German origin.