Deontay Wilder is a professional American boxer. He is also a former WBC heavyweight champion.
However, Wilder was dropped twice in a face-off against Tyson Fury early in 2020. This forced Wilder to call it quits in the seventh round.
After his loss to ‘The Gypsy King’, Wilder is at #2 among the top-ranking heavyweights according to Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.
Deontay Wilder, a.k.a, The Bronze Bomber began his boxing journey at the age of 23 back in 2008.
He fought Ethan Cox and knocked him down thrice before a TKO in the second round.
Wilder fought 7 opponents the following year and finished the fight in the first round itself. By October 2012, he managed to gather a streak of 25 wins after ending each fight with a knock-out.
Wilder won the WBC title and was the first American to do so since Hasim Rahman after a victory against Bermane Stiverne.
The American also won the U.S. Olympic trials and earned a bronze at the 2008 Beijing Games.
In 2021, Wilder had his first loss against Tyson Fury with his record at 42-1-1.
Net worth in 2021
Deontay Wilder’s net worth is estimated to be around $40 million as of 2021.
He made around $4 million through his first Fury fight along with an additional PPV bonus.
His next move in the sport could boost his income in the upcoming years.
Endorsements in 2021
The Bronze Bomber has struck a deal with Raising Cane’s which is evident by his fight uniform.
Additionally, he is also associated with Everlast Boxing, PureKana CBD, among many others.
Wilder is well known for his charity work and was declared the Boxing’s Ambassador for Peace by Pope Francis.
He is also a major figure in the Black Lives Matter movement and has made several donations for the cause.
Wilder is also famous for his support towards the people of his hometown of Alabama.
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