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How much is Deontay Wilder Net Worth? Earning from his Career as a Boxer

How much is Deontay Wilder Net Worth? Earning from his Career as a Boxer

Deontay Wilder is an American professional boxer who is renowned for being the first American boxer who has held the WBC heavyweight title for a period of nine years, which is the longest period of time in boxing history. Deontay is one of the heavy hitters in the boxing world and can be the next big thing in the sport.

He has had an impressive career record and is assumed to be preparing for his next fight. So with a career as big as his, we all can make assumptions that he has earned a huge net worth and might have enlisted a handful of properties to his name. Scroll down to find out:

How much is Deontay Wilder Net Worth?

Deontay Wilder Net Worth and Salary: Deontay Wilder has an estimated net worth of around $30 million as of 2019. He has yet to lose a fight since making his professional debut which means that he has earned all the prize money with the win from the fights that he has been involved with till now. His net worth was around $16 million in the year 2018.

Net Worth in 2019$30 million
Net Worth in 2018$16 million
Annual Salary$2 million-$5 million
Income SourceBoxer

Wilder has done well for himself as he is reported to pocket an annual salary of about $2 million-$5 million. He reportedly took home $4 million from his last bout against Tyson Fury. In the year 2018, he earned about $2.1 million by defeating Luis Ortiz for Showtime Boxing main event. While Luis earned around $500k for the same fight. He earned around $1.5 million from his January fight against Artur Szpilka in Brooklyn, NY.

Where is His house located?

Deontay Wilder owns a house in Tuscaloosa, Alabama but the worth of the house is still missing. Being one of the wealthiest professional boxers in America, he enjoys a royal lifestyle. Deontay owns dozens of vehicles from multi-national brands like Mercedez Benz, Rolls Royce, Ford, Toyota, Chevrolet, and Infiniti. Also, he owns a Lamborghini with a Gator-skin design worth around $550k.

It is also speculated that Deontay owns state-of-the-art buildings in an undisclosed location which includes fully furnished bedrooms and bathrooms, lounges, pools, spas, saunas, etc. He also loves to wear expensive designer clothes, shoes, and boxing gear.

It is rumored that Deonyany has separate rooms to store his gears, shoes, clothes, perfumes, and other essentials. Moreover, he enjoys vacations to various top destinations like Miami, Maui, and other countries with his family members.

Deontay Wilder’s Career as a Boxer

At the age of 20, Deontay Wilder joined the Skyy Boxing Gym in Northport and began training under Jay Deas. As an amateur, his record was of around 30 wins and 5 losses. Moreover, he qualified for the 2008 Olympics where he earned a bronze medal.

Deontay Wilder’s Career

  • He made his professional debut on 15th November 2008, facing Ethan Cox at the Vanderbilt University Memorial Gymnasium.
  • He defeated Ethan in the second round via knockout and made his professional debut with a win.
  • Wilder had defeated veterans including Owen Beck, DeAndrey Abron, and Damon Reed by October of 2012 and maintained a 25-fight win streak.
  • All of Wilder’s fights were won by knockout.
  • He faced Kelvin price who also had an undefeated streak on 15th December 2012.
  • Wilder defeated Price in the third round with a right hand which knocked Price out of the fight.
  • With his win over Price, he earned the WBC Continental Americas heavyweight title, making it his first professional boxing title.
  • Since his professional debut, he has had 42 pro fights, winning 41 with one draw.
  • Deontay has claimed 40 victories via knockout with just one coming by the way of a decision.

Awards and Achievements

In the year 2015, he won the WBC heavyweight title defeating Stiverne, and has held onto the title for three years straight. In 2016 and 2017, Deontay won the Premier Boxing Champions Knockout of the Year award.

He is the 15th longest reigning world heavyweight champion of all time and is ranked as the world’s second-best active heavyweight boxer by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.

Deontay Wilder’s Interesting Facts

  • Deontay Wilder was born as Deontay Leshun Wilder on 22nd October 1985, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the United States of America.
  • As of 2019, his age is 34 years old and his horoscope is Libra.
  • He is the son of Deborah Wilder (mother) and Gary Wilder (father).
  • He has a younger brother named Marsellos Wilder.
  • Deontay holds an American nationality and belongs to Afro-American nationality.
  • He attended Central High School and later, joined Shelton State Community College.
  • He is a WBC heavyweight title since the year 2015 and a prolific boxer.
  • Deontay has an estimated net worth of around $30 million as of 2019.
  • He is in a romantic relationship with American reality television star, Telli Swift.
  • Deontay has four children named, Deontay Wilder Jr, Ava Wilder, Dereon Wilder, and Naieye Wilder.
  • He stands at the height of 6 feet 7 inches and his body weight is around 96 kg.
  • Deontay is active on various social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.