Facts of Deontay Wilder
|Full Name||Deontay Leshun Wilder|
|No Of Children||4|
|Education||Shelton State Community College, Central High School (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)|
|Date of Birth||October 22,1988|
One of the prominent figures in professional boxing, Deontay Wilder has been the WBC Heavy Weight title holder since 2015. The American boxer started boxing in October 2005, later making professional debut in 2008.
Till date, the undisputed champion Wilder records 40 wins and 1 draw in the overall 41 matches. With over 10 years of professional career, Deontay owns the net worth of $25 million, credited via his bout wins. Check details on Deontay Wilder's net worth, earnings, income source, properties & expenses.
Deontay Wilder’s Net Worth is $25 Million: Income Sources, Earnings, Salary, & Bout Wins
Ever since making his professional debut on November 15, 2008, at the age of 23, Deontay never lost a match and has made 39 K.O.s With each and every bout.
As of March 2019, Deontay Wilder owns the net worth of $25 million while his fortune back in April 2017 was $16 million.
Well, the major source of his income is the boxing career. As a matter of fact, the boxer’s total career earnings till date is recorded over $30 million; with only 10 bouts from 2015 to 2018, Deontay Wilder made around $17 million.
Bouts Wins & Prize Money:
|January 17, 2015||Bermane Stiverne||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Neveda||$1 million|
|June 13, 2015||Erick Molina||Bartow Arena, Birmingham, Alabama||$1.4 million|
|September 26, 2015||Johann Duhaupas|
Legacy Arena, Birmingham, Alabama
|January 16, 2016|
Barclays Center, New York City, New York
|July 16, 2016||Chris Arreola||Legacy Arena, Birmingham||$1.4 million|
|February 25, 2017||Gerald Washington||Legacy Arena, Birmingham||$900,000|
|November 24, 2017||Bermane Stiverne||Barclays Center, New York City, New York||$1.4 million|
|March 3, 2018||Luis Ortiz||Barclays Center, New York City, New York||$2.1 million|
Interesting Fact: Back in 2017, Andrey Ryabinsky and Deontay were set to a fight seeking 70-30 split; Wilder to earn $4,504,500 while Ryabinsky would earn $7.15 million.
However, on May 14, 2017, a week before a bout, Andrey tested positive for meldonium and was ban from the fight. Then, on February 14, 2017, Wilder won $7 million plus legal fees after taxes, for the cancellation of the fight.
First Ever Draw Opponent Tyson Fury: Deontay Made $14 From The Fight, The Highest Ever By a Boxer
For the first time in Deontay Wilder’s 10-years of fighting career, he went for the draw, against Tyson Fury.
The fight held on December 21, 2018, in Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, the U.S. made approximately 325,000 pay-per-view buys on Showtime, eventually grossing $24 million.
Even if, at first, Wilder and Fury were claimed to make $4 million and $3 million respectively, later it was revealed that Deontay could bag $14 million (£10.94 million) and Fury’s revenue to be $10.25 million (£8 million).
Deontay Wilder’s New Deal
Wilder’s new multi-fight deal with Dominic Breazeale on May 18, 2019, proved to be the $100 million snubbing deal.
As reported, Deontay was offered the whopping $100 million fight-deal with Anthony Joshua over the fight with Breazeale. Though, the current WBC Heavy Weight Champion kicked-out the proposal, as per Anthony Joshua’s US broadcaster DAZN.
Endorsement & Instagram Earnings
Currently, Deontay Wilder endorses boohoo Man, a men’s wear and JMG magazine. Though, his endorsement payroll and further detail are yet to be out.
For a fact, the highest paid boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. makes $10 million only from endorsements.
Well, Wilder is an active Instagram user with over 1.7 million followers (as of March 2019). His payment per sponsored post ranges from $3,408 - $5,680.
Assets, Insurance & Expenses, Charity
Wilder owns multi-million dollars worth house in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the USA. The house featuring a swimming pool also adds on the luxury display with jaw-dropping car collection.
His car collection includes convertible Rolls Royce, Mercedes, and Lamborghini with Gator-Skin design (worth $550K). Also, cars like Ford, Hummer, Chevrolet, Toyota and many more include his collection.
Seems Deontay expenses in cars is pretty good, in fact, pretty expensive that turns out to be totally worth around $1.5 million.
Besides this, his notable expenditure includes watches, gold chains & designer suits.
He is also involved in low-key charity works.
Well, Deontay makes a quite impressive image with his advice to opponents for life insurance before taking him on face-to-face, however, he seems hazy about his insurance detail.
But, it’s sure that the millionaire does have massive insurance including of his luxury cars.
As reported, the average premium for Lamborghini falls in between $5424 and $7949 per year while Rolls Royce seeks out $5,138 a year.
Deontay Wilder Personal Details-Age, Height, Girlfriend, Relationship
American professional boxer Deontay Leshun Wilder was born on October 22, 1985, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. His father’s name is Gary Wilder and mother is Deborah Wilder; also has a brother named Marsellos Wilder.
Since 2015, Deontay is in the relationship with Telli Swift and is currently engaged. Moreover, they have a child together. Also, Wilder has daughter Naieya Wilder with ex-girlfriend Helen Duncan and 3 children with ex-wife Jessica Scales-Wilder.
As of March 2019, Deontay’s age is 33 and has a height of 6ft 7 inches (200.66cm).
Why is Deontay Called The Bronze Bomber?
The WBC Heavy Weight Champion, won a bronze medal in the heavyweight division at the 2008 Olympics, thus gained nickname The Bronze Bomber.