Marcaida rose to fame with his weapon handling skills after he made his appearance in the History show Forged in Fire. As a judge on the show, he represents the end users of the weapons. He doesn’t just see them as weapons, but rather as a work of art.
Doug Marcaida was born in the United States. Not much known regarding his date of birth, and his early life.
Regarding Marcaida’s education, there is no information about his education background.
Talking about personal life, The T.V personality is a private person. He has not shared any information about his love life, not even his relationship status. Also, he has not been spotted in public with a lady who is assumed to be his potential wife or girlfriend. Currently, he is single.
Doug Marcaida’s net worth is $300,000. He earns a decent amount of money from his career and there is no doubt he receives a handsome salary from the show and also from selling the designer blades.
Moreover, as per some sources, the average salary for a martial arts instructor is $35,000 per annum. So he might be receiving at the same range of money from his career. Well, he is living a happy life with his worth.
By profession, Doug is an armed combat training instructor with the U.S. military. His martial arts style is a Filipino martial arts style, ‘Kali.’ The form includes the use of open hand techniques, sticks, knives, improvised weapons, and batons.
In Addition, Marcaida has established his style of Kali named the ‘Marcaida kali’.
Apart from being on the seat of the judges, he is a designer and maker of Knives. Also, he designs for FOX Knives in Italy. Similarly, he is one of the developers of the Direct Response Theory.