|Net Worth||$30 Million|
|Nickname||The Bronze Bomber|
|Marital Status||Married to Telli Swift|
|Sources of Wealth||Boxing|
|Charities||NAACP, CHIVA Africa|
|Last Updated||July 2021|
Deontay Wilder is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights in modern boxing history. ‘The Bronze Bomber’ as he is known, started out as an amateur boxer and won the bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. It was only after this that Wilder took up a pro-boxing career, at the age of 23.
He currently has an impressive record of 42 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw in his pro boxing career. Here is all you have to know about Wilder, including his net worth, career and personal life.
Deontay Wilder Net worth 2021
Deontay Wilder net worth is a staggering $30 million. Thanks to his incredibly successful boxing career. His biggest payday was for his fight against Tyson Fury in February 2020. Despite being knocked out by the ‘Gypsy King’, Wilder took home a whopping $25 million that night.
Wilder came in at number 59 in the Forbes’ List of Highest-Paid Athletes for the year 2020. He is sponsored by popular boxing accessories brand Everlast, and is believed to earn around $500,000 from endorsements alone.
Deontay Wilder Boxing Career
Deontay Wilder made his professional boxing debut in November 2008. He was 23 back then. Having won the bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics in Amateur Boxing in 2008, a lot was expected of Wilder in the pro-boxing stage, and he didn’t disappoint.
In just two years time, by the end of 2010, Wilder had a record of 14 wins and 0 losses. All of his 14 wins had come via. knockout. ‘The Bronze Bomber’ did not stop there, in another 2 years time he was 26-0 in his pro-boxing career, with a 100% KO record.
This 100% knockout record continued until he met Bermane Stiverne of Canada. Wilder was coming into the fight with a record of 32 wins and 0 losses (32 KOs!). Stiverne gave Wilder a run for his money, as he lasted the entire twelve rounds. However, Wilder won the fight via. unanimous decision.
After the Stiverne fight, Wilder once again began demolishing his opponents. He was 38-0 when he met Stiverne again in a rematch. This time the fight didn’t cross even the first round, as Wilder ferociously knocked Stiverne out.
A year later came his fight against Fury – a rivalry that would change his life. Wilder expected to see off Fury just like he had seen off all his previous 40 opponents. But Fury was a different breed altogether. He gave Wilder the toughest match in his lifetime. The match ended in a draw, which many until today, feel that Fury should have won.
14 months later, the pair met again. This time Fury shocked the world by knocking out Wilder, and handing him his first ever defeat. In order to exact revenge, Wilder faces Fury on the 24th of July, in a couple of weeks.
Deontay Wilder personal life
Deontay Wilder was born on the 22nd of October in 1985. He was born to mother, Deborah Wilder and father, Gary Wilder. He has four siblings – three sisters and one brother. His brother Marsellos Wilder is a professional boxer as well. Marsellos has a record of 5 wins and 2 losses in the cruiserweight division. His current status is inactive.
Wilder has 8 kids with four different women. His first child was born in 2005, when he was just 20 years older. His girlfriend at that time Helen Duncan gave birth to a daughter. ‘The Bronze Bomber’ also has two daughters and one sun with Jessica Scales-Wilder. The pair married in 2009, but divorced quite quickly.
Wilder is currently in a relationship with Telli Swift (who is a reality TV star) with whom he has a child as well.
Q. Who did Deontay Wilder lose to?
Deontay Wilder lost to Tyson Fury in February 2020.
Q. How many fights has Wilder lost?
Deontay Wilder has lost just one fight in his boxing career. He has a record of 42 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss.
Q. When was Deontay Wilder born?
Deontay Wilder was born on the 22nd of October in 1985.
Q. When is Deontay Wilder’s next fight?
Deontay Wilder’s next fight is on the 24th of July, 2021 against Tyson Fury.
Q. Who did Deontay Wilder lose to?
Deontay Wilder lost to Tyson Fury in February 2020, which was his first-ever loss.
Q. What is Deontay Wilder net worth?
Deontay Wilder net worth is a staggering $30 million.