Tyson Fury is undoubtedly one of the greatest heavyweight fighters in boxing history, so it’s no surprise that he’s accumulated such a massive net worth.
‘The Gypsy King’ has captivated the world throughout his career. He’s utilised his incredible skill and unrivalled movement to dismantle his rivals.
Over the course of three fights with Deontay Wilder, he showcased his heart, resilience and extraordinary determination to solidify his legacy.
Although ‘The Bronze Bomber’ dropped the 6 ft 9 giant on four separate occasions, there was nothing he could do to keep ‘The Furious One’ on the floor. The Brit kept getting up, and he did it for everyone suffering from mental health issues. After his crowning moment against Wladimir Klitschko in 2015, Fury spiralled into the depths of depression.
He began taking drugs and consuming a large amount of alcohol, in addition to piling on a considerable amount of weight. At his heaviest, the Lineal Champion weighed 30 stone. Though he claims through his relationship with the Lord and the love of his wife Paris, he found the desire to get back into shape. The rest, as they say, is history.
Fury is now back to his brilliant best and has become a far bigger star than before. He’s a pop-cultural sensation adored around the globe, so it’s no surprise he’s made so much money.
Tyson Fury has a massive net worth
Holding the WBC Heavyweight Championship of the World brings in a massive amount of cash. According to Sports Payouts, the 33-year-old secured $7 million for his contest against Klitschko back in 2015, but due to his problems outside the ring, he couldn’t capitalise.
When he eventually returned against Sefer Seferi at the Manchester Arena, he took home $2 million. But less than a year later, he challenged Wilder for the first time and left the Staples Centre in Los Angeles, California, with £3 million. However, that number would’ve risen much higher through PPV bonuses.
In the 12th round of the bout, Fury rose from the canvas, almost reminiscent of The Undertaker. This created a sporting moment that travelled around the world. Fury had reached a whole new level of superstardom, and he needed a deal to showcase that. ‘The Gypsy King’ signed a co-promotional agreement with Top Rank worth $80 million.
This saw his purses rise into the stratosphere. He made a whopping $25 million for the second Wilder fight. This figure rose to $27 million for the trilogy bout. As per Forbes, he also makes a humongous $7 million from endorsements, such as his partnership with Wow Hydrate and his line of merchandise.
Fury isn’t just capable of competing at the elite level in one sport. In 2019, ‘The Gypsy King’ proved that he’s more than capable of handling himself in the WWE.
The boxer had to settle the score following a rivalry with ‘The Monster Among Men’ Braun Strowman. He defeated his adversary at the Crown Jewel PPV in Saudi Arabia. According to Sportskeeda, the premier wrestling promotion paid him $15 million for his performance.
Overall, as per Celebrity net worth, the Brit has a $30m fortune, which seems like a modest estimate considering his profile. But on April 23, that number will rise even further as Fury will make a minimum of $32.8 million for his super fight against Dillian Whyte due to Frank Warren’s record-breaking purse bid.
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