Dillian Whyte is the current interim WBC world heavyweight champion. Also known as “The Body Snatcher”, he established himself as one of the greatest British boxers in the history of the sport.
Over the years, Whyte has built his resume, taking on some of the biggest names in the boxing world. As such, Whyte’s professional boxing record stands at 28 wins, 19 knockouts and two losses (against Anthony Joshua and Alexander Povetkin). Truly, the Brixton-born fighter boasts one of the best records of any boxer to ever grace the sport.
Known for his heavy hands and ferocious knockout power, Dillian is sure to have made a lot of money from his fights. So the only question in people’s minds will be: How much did he earn? Well, let’s take a look at what are the career earnings of Dillian Whyte through salary, scholarship, payouts, bonuses, incentive compensation, sponsorship and his net worth.
Before starting, Whyte’s salary from his upcoming fight with Tyson Fury is $7.4m (£5.5m). Additionally, both fighters agreed to terms that Fury would take 80% of the purse and Whyte would take 20%. On top of that, the winner will win a 10% cash deposit, or around $4.1m (£3.1m).
However, these payments do not include any deductions for certain classified items such as licenses, insurance and taxes. Also, PPV payout and other incentive payouts will be added later after the event ends. Therefore, you can check for updates here. With all that out of the way, let’s get started.
Dillian Whyte career earnings
Throughout his career, Dillian has brought in a huge amount of money. As such, it is very difficult to acquire and compile a completely unimpeachable record of all of Whyte’s winnings from fights. Therefore, here are some of The Body Snatcher’s biggest wins over the years:
|Antoine Joshua||$1 million|
|Derek Chisora||£1 million|
|Joseph Parker||£1 million|
|Derek Chisora||£1 million|
|Oscar Rivas||£1 million|
|Alexander Povetkin (1)||£4 million|
|Alexander Povetkin (2)||£4 million|
|Tyson’s Fury||£5.5m (+bonus)|
Estimated career earnings: £20m ($25m+)
A look at Dillian Whyte’s asset accumulation
|Age||34 years old (born in 1988)|
|Net value||$12 million|
|Salary||£4m (last fight against Alexander Povetkin)|
|Wealth source||Boxing career, investments|
|Amendments||BoxRaw, VowNutrition, LuckyBlock, Fly, and more.|
|Approval Earnings||$200,000 (approx.)|
|Residence||Brixton, London, England|
|charities||Brixton Boxing Gym, NHS Charities|
What is Dillian Whyte net worth in 2022?
According to our research, Dillian Whyte’s net worth sits at around $12 million in 2022. For the most part, Whyte derives most of his killing from plying his trade inside the ring but also through his lucrative sponsorship deals. Currently, the British fighter is sponsored by BoxRaw, VowNutrition, LuckyBlock, Fly, etc.
As mentioned above, Dillian’s income from boxing (including salaries, wages, winnings, and bonuses) is $25 million. However, Dillian started his career in Kickboxing and was also a former BIKMA champion. So, taking into account the prize money of those fights, Whyte’s earnings from MMA and Kickboxing come to around $500,000.
With his boxing career still thriving, the 34-year-old’s influence is set to continue to grow, making him a very marketable athlete. As such, you can expect a significant increase in Dillian’s endorsement revenue in the years to come. Additionally, the British fighter will be looking to increase his net worth even further, after breaking into the top 5 list of heavyweight boxers (The Ring).