Deontay Wilder

Biography, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Record, Weight, Height, Losses, Parents, Siblings, Children

Deontay Wilder Basic Information

Stage Name:Deontay Wilder
Real Name:Deontay Leshun Wilder
Occupation:Professional Boxer
Date Of Birth/Age:
Place of Birth:Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Marital Status:Single
Education:Shelton State Community College
Height:6′ 7″
Net Worth:$30 million (Reportedly)

Deontay Wilder Biography

Deontay Leshun Wilder, known simply as Deontay Wilder, is an American professional boxer and former WBC heavyweight champion. growing up, my dream was to play football or basketball. But life had other plans for him.

He got married early, struggled with several jobs, including that of a driver, and then pivoted into boxing. The year was 2005 and Deontay had taken the leap into the ring as an amateur boxer. Skyy Boxing Gym in Alabama became a new home of sorts, where he developed his skills as a boxer,

A year later, in 2007, he competed in the National Golden Gloves tournament and impressed many with his performance. By staying consistent and focused on his dream, he had gone on to have a highly successful boxing career after turning pro, with 43 wins so far in his career.


Deiontay Wilder’s immediate family comprises himself, his fiance Telli Swift, the daughter he had with her, and the four children he had from his previous marriage to Jessica Scales. His extended family comprises his parents and his younger brother, details about whom are given below.

Deontay Wilder, Yours Truly, People, December 1, 2023


Deontay Wilder’s parents were Alabamans who were more focused on preaching the gospel and were strict with the two children they had, the oldest of whom would go on to become a globally famous boxer with a sterling record in pugilism.


Deontay Wilder’s father was an Alabama preacher called Gary Wilder. Recalling his growing-up years, he would describe his father as very strict. His strictness would shape what his son became later in life.


Deborah Wilder is the lady who gave birth to Deontay and bears the honour of being called his mother. Her relationship with her son is not a perfect one, though, as he once sued her, claiming her “tainted” breastmilk led to his defeat by the “Gypsy King.”

Deontay Wilder, Yours Truly, People, December 1, 2023


Deontay Wilder’s sibling is no other than his brother Marsellos Wilder, who is himself a boxer although not as famous.


The Alabaman has five children – four from his ex-wife Jessica Scales-Wilder. the four are Naieya (who is suffering from spina bifida), Ava, Deontay Jr and Dereon. His fiance Telli has a daughter for him as well, making a total of five kids.

Deontay Wilder, Yours Truly, People, December 1, 2023


Deontay Wilder isn’t known to be married at the time of writing. He was previously married to  Jessica Scales-Wilder, but he is now in a relationship with someone else. Telli Swift is the lady in the picture at the moment – his fiancee. the couple has a daughter at the time of writing.

Deontay Wilder, Yours Truly, People, December 1, 2023


Deontay Wilder lives the dream many aspire to but may never have. The pugilist loves life on the fast lane and has no qualms about pouring in the cash to sustain that love. Other sections of this post give insights into this reality.

Net Worth

Deontay Wilder has made a small from his fist and from endorsements. At the time of writing, he is said to have a net worth of about $30 million.


Most wealthy people are known for their love of cars. The celebrated boxer is no different. Apart from a plush home, one thing you can count on Deontay Wilder to splurge on is expensive cars. In fact, at this point, his garage gleams with several of them. He owns a Lamborghini Aventador, a Rolls Royce Phantom, a Hummer H2, A Rolls Royce Cullinan, a Dodge Challenger, a Mitsubush Hayabusa and a Polaris Slingshot.

Deontay Wilder, Yours Truly, People, December 1, 2023Deontay Wilder, Yours Truly, People, December 1, 2023


Deontay Wilder has an abiding love for the good life, as exemplified by his 5,600 sq ft. mansion in his native Alabama. This splendid property has a view of Lake Tuscaloosa.


Dentay Wilder has a pretty decent record as a fighter. He has fought 46 times so far in his career, with 43 wins, 2  losses and 1 draw. The table below details his record

46Oct 15, 202236Robert HeleniusWinKO1
45Oct 9, 202135Tyson FuryLoss *KO11
44Feb 22, 202034Tyson FuryLoss *TKO7
43Nov 23, 201934Luis OrtizWin *KO7
42May 18, 201933Dominic BreazealeWin *KO1
41Dec 1, 201833Tyson FuryDraw *SD
40Mar 3, 201832Luis OrtizWin *TKO10
39Nov 4, 201732Bermane StiverneWin *KO1
38Feb 25, 201731Gerald WashingtonWin *TKO5
37Jul 16, 201630Chris ArreolaWin *RTD8
36Jan 16, 201630Artur SzpilkaWin *KO9
35Sep 26, 201529Johann DuhaupasWin *TKO11
34Jun 13, 201529Éric MolinaWin *KO9
33Jan 17, 201529Bermane StiverneWin *UD
32Aug 16, 201428Jason GavernWinRTD4
31Mar 15, 201428Malik ScottWinKO1
30Oct 26, 201328Nicolai FirthaWinKO4
29Aug 9, 201327Siarhei LiakhovichWinKO1
28Apr 27, 201327Audley HarrisonWinTKO1
27Jan 19, 201327Matthew GreerWinTKO2
26Dec 15, 201227Kelvin PriceWinKO3
25Sep 8, 201226Damon McCrearyWinKO2
24Aug 4, 201226Kertson ManswellWinTKO1
23Jun 23, 201226Owen BeckWinRTD3
22May 26, 201226Jesse OltmannsWinTKO1
21Feb 25, 201226Marlon HayesWinTKO4
20Nov 26, 201126David LongWinKO1
19Nov 5, 201126Daniel CotaWinKO3
18Aug 27, 201125Dominique AlexanderWinTKO2
17Jun 18, 201125Damon ReedWinKO2
16May 6, 201125Reggie PenaWinTKO1
15Feb 19, 201125DeAndrey AbronWinTKO2
14Dec 2, 201025Danny SheehanWinKO1
13Oct 15, 201024Harold SconiersWinTKO4
12Sep 25, 201024Shannon CaudleWinKO1
11Jul 3, 201024Dustin NicholsWinTKO1
10Apr 30, 201024Alvaro MoralesWinTKO3
9Apr 2, 201024Ty CobbWinKO1
8Nov 28, 200924Jerry VaughnWinKO1
7Aug 14, 200923Travis AllenWinTKO1
6Jun 26, 200923Kelsey ArnoldWinKO1
5May 23, 200923Charles BrownWinKO1
4Apr 24, 200923Joseph RabotteWinKO1
3Mar 14, 200923Richard Greene Jr.WinTKO2
2Mar 6, 200923Shannon GrayWinTKO1
1Nov 15, 200823Ethan CoxWinTKO2


The world of boxing is pretty unpredictable. A boxer might have a sterling record without a single loss for a long time, only to succumb to defeat at some point, leading to a “blemish” in his record. Deontay Wilder has been through that but still maintains a fine record anyway.

So far in his career, he has had 2 knockout losses. His first loss was in 2020 to Tyson Fury. The second loss happened with a rematch the following year, which he lost by another knockout in the 11th round. But that isn’t much compared to his 42 knockout wins.

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