American heavyweight boxer, Deontay Wilder has a $30 million fortune as of 2022. In 2015, Deontay first won the WBC heavyweight championship, which he retained for the ensuing many years. The longest period without an American heavyweight champion, nine years, was ended by him.
Deontay Wilder Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $30 million|
|Full Name Deontay Leshun Wilder|
|Birth Date 22,08, 1985|
|Age 36 years|
|Birthplace Tuscaloosa, Alabama|
|Wife Telli Swift|
Deontay Wilder Early Life
On October 22, 1985, Deontay Wilder was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and he has graduated in 2004 from Tuscaloosa Central High School. He had a great desire of playing basketball or football at famous The University of Alabama when he was in high school. He had a daughter in 2005 with his partner at the time, Helen Duncan and to be near his daughter, he choose to attend Shelton State Community College. He shocked the boxing world two years later by winning the US Championships and the National Golden Gloves. He later won a Bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. The amateur record held by Wilder was roughly 30-5.
Deontay Wilder Professional Career
At the age of 23, Deontay made his debut as a professional in November 2008, his first fight was won by TKO. The following year, he engaged in combat nine times, winning each match in the opening frame. He notched up a 25-fight winning run between 2009 and 2012. To defend his championship, he defeated Luis Ortiz on March 3, 2018, in the tenth round. For the bout, he received a $2 million guarantee, a career high.
When he was scheduled to face British/Irish heavyweight Tyson Fury, Deontay had a 40-0 record. On December 1st, 2018, Tyson and Deontay squared off in Las Vegas. Pay per-view viewers paid more than 325,000 dollars to watch the fight. Deontay received a $4 million guarantee, while Tyson received a $3 million guarantee. The boxing world was startled to find that the match was declared a draw after 12 rounds of action. In 2020, a rematch with Tyson Fury was planned, as the fight date drew near, it became known that each combatant had a $28 million guarantee in addition to a 50/50 split of the pay-per-view earnings. On February 22, 2020, a fight took place, and Tyson Fury emerged victorious by way of a TKO in the seventh round.
Deontay Wilder Wife
Deontay has eight kids, together with his ex-wife Jessica Scales-Wilder, he has a son and two daughters. Deontay and Telli Swift, a television personality who appeared on the program “WAGS Atlanta,” are engaged as of the time of this writing.
Deontay Wilder Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Deontay Wilder is $30 million as of 2022. The most prominent payouts for Deontay were $2 million from the initial Luis Ortiz fight, $10 million from the initial Tyson Fury fight, $10 million for Dominic Breazeale, $20 million from the second Luis Ortiz fight, and $28 million from the second Tyson Fury fight. Deontay’s career earnings, including the Fury rematch in February 2020, exceed $70 million.
Deontay Wilder Height and Weight
|Eye Color Brown|
|Hair Color Black|