Who is Deontay Wilder’s Ex-Wife Jessica Lynn Scales?

Published 10/09/2021, 7:07 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 22: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder poses on the scale during his official weigh-in at MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 22, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Wilder will defend his title against Luis Ortiz in a rematch on November 23 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)


Deontay Wilder ranks among the scariest heavyweight boxers of all time. His extensive knockout power, and his ability to pull off highlight-like knockouts, have made him a fan favorite. In every fight, his sole motive is to attain a sensational win by delivering a performance for the fans. That’s one prime reason why hardcore enthusiasts of boxing tune in to watch his fights.

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Like many other boxing stars, Wilder, who is always in the spotlight, keeps his personal life limited to his fans. As a result, a lot of fans cannot keep a track of Wilder’s love life or more.

But a few years back, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ broke into the news when he divorced his long-time wife, Jessica Lynn Scales.

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Wilder and Scales married each other in 2009. Everything went well until they decided to part ways in 2017, after 8 years of marriage.

 

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The couple shared four children, two sons, and two daughters. The duo’s eldest daughter, Naieya, has a disability because of spina bifida and ‘The Bronze Bomber’ often calls her as an inspiration. Also, alongside Wilder’s other children, Naieya makes it to her daddy’s fights.

Despite Wilder and Scales’ divorce, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ makes sure to be a responsible father for his children. He always looks to inspire his kids with his actions.

Is Deontay Wilder currently dating?

Wilder, over the past few years, has been in a relationship with Telli Swift. ‘The Bronze Bomber’s fiancée is seen at Wilder’s fights, events, and other press events.

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The ex-heavyweight champ’s love life finally seems on track and he’s relishing his time with Swift. The couple even has a baby daughter.

Swift always plays the supporting role for her boxer beau and is always seen pushing Wilder to do well.

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She will look to do the same in the coming few hours as well when ‘The Bronze Bomber’ enters the ring to fight ‘The Gypsy King’.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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