Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary and Endorsements

Deontay Wilder is an American professional boxer who is a former WBC heavyweight champion. He lost his belt to Tyson Fury in February 2020 after his cornermen threw in the towel in the seventh round.

Following his loss to 'The Gypsy King', Wilder stands at #3 when it comes to the top-ranked heavyweights in the boxing circuit, as per the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. Also, he stands at #3 according to The Ring Magazine as of September 2021.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 18: Deontay Wilder celebrates after knocking out Dominic Breazeale in the first round during their bout for Wilder's WBC heavyweight title at Barclays Center on May 18, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

He is known for his unique fighting style, which involves setting up his vicious right hand as the 'Bronze Bomber' has unrivaled power in the sport. What makes it even more impressive is that he is not even the biggest heavyweight.


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Deontay Wilder: Record 2021

'The Bronze Bomber' made his debut in the professional circuit at the age of 23, back in 2008. He took on Ethan Cox and knocked him to the canvas thrice en route to a second-round TKO victory.

By mid-October in 2012, Wilder had racked up an astonishing streak of 25 wins, having ended each fight via knockout. None of these fights went beyond the fourth round. In 2015, Wilder won the WBC title.

LOS ANGELES, USA - DECEMBER 01: Deontay Wilder (R) lands a left hand against Tyson Fury (L) and knocks him down during WBC Heavyweight Championship at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on December 01, 2018.
(Photo by Philip Pacheco/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

In his amateur career, Wilder won the U.S. Olympic trials and earned a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Games. It was the only medal that came back to the U.S. in boxing.

Heading into 2021, Wilder is coming off his first career loss from his rematch against Tyson Fury with his record at 42-1-1. Now, he will aim to avenge his only loss in a highly anticipated trilogy against Fury on October 9, 2021.

Deontay Wilder: Net Worth 2021

As of 2021, per Forbes, Wilder has earned over $46.5 million. 'The Bronze Bomber' has an estimated net worth of $40 million, according to He reportedly made $25 million from the Fury rematch, making it his biggest fight purse as of September 2021.

As he is set for another mega-fight against Fury, Deontay Wilder's net worth could skyrocket in 2021.

Deontay Wilder: Foundation and Charity

Wilder is no stranger to doing good for the people. So much so, that in 2019, Pope Francis named him Boxing's Ambassador for Peace. Other than this, Wilder is known for his work in his hometown of Alabama.

Deontay Wilder: Endorsements 2021

With global fame comes a lot of endorsement deals and sponsorships. The former champion has a deal with Raising Cane's as seen on his fight uniforms on multiple occasions.


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As per Forbes, Wilder has earned approximately $500,000 through his endorsement deals. He also has a deal with Everlast BoxingPureKana CBD, amongst many others.

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Total Fights44
Wins by KO41
Net Worth$40 million
Marital Status Engaged
SpouseTelli Swift
Nationality American
Endorsements Everlast, PureKana CBD
AchievementsBronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Games, Former WBC heavyweight champion