Kron Gracie was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu master Rickson Gracie. He began his training under his father as a child. In 2008, at the age of 19, he received his black belt from his father.
Kron is the youngest of four children to Rickson Gracie and grandson of the late Helio Gracie. He has two older sisters Kauan and Kaulin. In 2000, Kron’s older brother Rockson died of overdose in New York City.
On Feb. 24th 2014 Kron revealed on the Joe Rogan podcast #460 that he is pursuing an MMA career. The 25-year-old grappler has signed with the Chinese-based promotion Real Fight Championship. His first fight will be on December 23, 2014, in the Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan. His opponent will be a south Korean fighter Hyun Soo Kim.