Deontay Wilder is a 35-year-old professional American boxer. He has made about ten successful defenses by holding the title of WBC heavyweight from the years 2015 to 2020. But what is Deontay Wilder Net Worth 2021?
Since 2004, there had been no American heavyweight champion. However, Wilder changed this state of events by winning the title of heavyweight champion.
The Ring magazine and the Transitional Boxing Ranking Board ranked him the third-best active heavyweight while he was ranked second by BoxRec.
Wilder, who has a net worth of about $40 million started his boxing career rather late as compared to other few famous boxers. He was about twenty years of age when he started boxing. He had won a bronze medal in the 2008 Olympics. Due to this, he got the nickname “The Bronze Bomber”.
Net Worth: $60 Million
Date of Birth: October 22, 1985
Height: 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
Deontay Wilder’s Net Worth in 2021:
Deontay Wilder Net Worth 2021 has been estimated to be $40 million. His net worth is further expected to be increased in the coming months of 2021. Moreover, this famous professional boxer has several sponsorships as well as endorsement deals with multiple brands.
He has an active endorsement contract with Raising Cane. Other than that, he has endorsement deals with brands like PureKana CBD and Everlast Boxing as well.
It is also well-known to his fans and to many others that Wilder does a great amount of charity work out of goodwill. Due to this reputation of his, Pope Francis even named him the ambassador for Peace in the boxing arena.
Even during the recently active movement of “Black Lives Matter”, Wilder took full part. He even donated a lot to the cause for which the blacks had been protesting. This boxing goodwill ambassador also works a lot for the people of Alabama, as Alabama is his hometown.
Early life and Family:
Wilder was born on the 22nd of October 1985. He came from a financially challenged family. His hometown where he spent the early years of his life in Alabama. As for now, this famous boxer has eight children. He had his first child in 2005 with his now ex-girlfriend. His first child, who is a baby girl was born with a defect called spina bifida. He fathered more children in the later years as well.
It seems as though Deontay Wilder is not the only talented boxer who is a professional in this field. Wilder’s brother who is rather younger than him is also a boxer professionally.
Career and Achievements:
All boxers have specific moves which they are known for. For wilder, that move had to be his punching style and power. Among all the opponents of his which he has won against, he has knocked them all down. He has a 98% percentage of knockout-to-win.
Wilder won the award of “Premier Boxing Champions Knockout of the year” for two consecutive years in 2016 and 2017. After that, he again won this award in the year 2019. In the same year, Deontay Wilder also won the awards of “Ring Magazine Knockout of the year”.