Deontay Wilder

Facts of Deontay Wilder

Full Name:Deontay Wilder
Birth Date:October 2, 1985
Age:36 years
Country:United States
Height:6 feet 5 inches (1.96m)
DatingTelli Swift
Break UpHelen Duncan
DivorceJessica Scales-Wilder
Net Worth$30 million
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceTuscaloosa, Alabama
EducationTuscaloosa Central High School
FatherGary Wilder
MotherDeborah Wilder
SiblingsMarsellos Wilder
KidsNaieya Wilder, Deontay Wilder Jr,  Ava Wilder, and Dereon Wilder
InstagramDeontay Wilder Instagram

American boxer Deontay Wilder competes professionally and has held the WBC heavyweight championship since 2015.

What about the siblings and educational background?

In Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the United States of America, on October 2, 1985, Deontay Leshun Wilder first opened his eyes. Likewise, his horoscope is Libra, and as of 2019, he is 34 years old. Gary Wilder is his father, while Deborah Wilder is his mother.

Hence, he grew up with his brother Marsellos Wilder, a professional boxer who competes at the cruiserweight weight class right now. Despite being of African-American ancestry, Deontay is a citizen of the United States. Thus,he attended and graduated from Tuscaloosa Central High School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in 2004.

How much is the net worth of Deontay Wilder?

Caption: Deontay Wilder posing with his car (Photo: Instagram)

As of 2022, Deontay Wilder’s projected net worth was $30 million, which he acquired via his professional boxing career.So,  additionally, it was stated that he collected $10 million from the PPV purchases. Since making his professional debut, Deontay hasn’t lost a fight, so he has received all of the prize money from victories in the fights he’s been in.

Who is the girlfriend of Deontay Wilder?

Thus, Telli Swift is the woman Deontay Wilder is now seeing. Therefore, he and Telli share a son who was born in February 2018 and are engaged.But,  right now, they are both enjoying a contented, blissful, and tranquil existence together.

Who is the Former spouse of Deontay Wilder?

Caption: Deontay Wilder with his two sons (Photo: Instagram)

However, prior to that, in 2009, he married Jessica Scales-Wilder, whom he later divorced. He also had a romantic relationship with Helen Duncan, his ex-girlfriend.

How many Children does Deontay Wilder have?

Deontay has a total of 8 kids. In 2005, his oldest child, Naieya Wilder, was born with spina bifida.Therefore,  moreover, he shares three children—one son and two daughters—with his ex-wife, Jessica. Deontay Wilder Jr., Ava Wilder, and Dereon Wilder are the names of his kids.



dimensions and weight

Deontay Wilder weighs approximately 96 kilograms and stands at a towering height of 6 feet 5 inches. Similarly ,the hue of Wilder’s eyes and hair is black.On different social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, Deontay is highly active.


Caption: Deontay Wilder, American boxer (Photo: Instagram)
  • In October 2005, Deontay Wilder joined the Skyy Boxing Gym in Northport, Alabama, and thus began his amateur boxing career.
  • However, in 2007, he competed in the National Golden Gloves tournament, where he defeated David Thompson and Isiah Thomas, the champion.
  • He competed in the US Amateur Boxing Championship the next year and won by defeating Quantis Graves.
  • Likewise, in the year 2008, he defeated Russian Rakhim Chakhiyev and earned his highest score to date.
  • Thus, on November 15th, 2008, Deontay made his professional boxing debut at the Vanderbilt University Memorial Gym.
  • However, on December 15, 2012, at the Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles, he defeated Kelvin Price to win his first professional boxing championship.
  • Although A bout between Deontay and former Olympic gold medalist Audley Harrison was announced by the boxing promotion company Golden Boy Promotions in April 2013.

His fame

  • In February 2014, Deontay and American boxer Malik Scott were set to square off.
  • So, he came out on top in third place, moving Scott up to number 23 in the world rankings.
  • Thus, he assumed the role of the WBC heavyweight title’s mandatory challenger after defeating Malik.
  • Similarly, on January 17, 2015, Deontay squared off against the reigning champion, Bermane Stiverne, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
  • Hence, he made his first WBC heavyweight title defense in Alabama in May 2015.
  • But, in August 2015, he faced Johann Duhaupas, who was ranked number 12 in the WBC, in his second defense.
  • However, in December 2015, Deontay competed in a title defense match against Polish boxer Artur Szpilka.
  • Thus, He faced Chris Arreola, a former two-time world title challenger, in July 2016.
  • Hence, The WBC mandated that Wilder face Bermane Stiverne as the obligatory opponent in October 2017.
  • Likewise, on May 18, 2019, he defeated Dominic Breazeale by first-round knockout to successfully defend his WBC heavyweight title.
  • He also struck him with a strong right that sent Breazeale to the ground and rendered him unable to continue, with the referee stopping the fight at the ten count.