Tyson Fury net worth: Heavyweight star’s earnings and top purses as champion claims he is fully retired
When Tyson Fury was a hotshot young contestant in 2011, the man who would become one of the most famous boxers in the world insisted he cared nothing for money and was fighting for honor rather than huge paydays.
The 6ft 9in British powerhouse also claimed he was short on money at the time – a condition his illustrious career in the ring has changed.
Fury is now one of the richest athletes in the world and has been at the center of some of the most lucrative fights ever. There could be even bigger ones in store if he reverses his rumored retirement.
Wondering how much Fury is supposedly worth? The Sporting News examines the 33-year-old’s earnings.
Tyson Fury career earnings and wallet history
In the two fights leading up to his career-defining victory over Wladimir Klitschko, Fury earned more than £9.9m ($12m) in his second fight against Dereck Chisora in 2014, and topped £4.1m ($5) against Christian Hammer in 2015 million dollars). to sports payouts.
Fury bested the Ukrainian for the WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO and The Ring heavyweight titles, earning more than £5.8 million ($7 million) for the sensational win.
After taking a few years out of the ring due to drug and alcohol issues, Fury returned in June 2018 to face Sefer Seferi. In a fight he won in the fourth round, Fury pocketed an estimated £1.6million ($2million).
That same year, Fury faced Wilder for the WBC heavyweight title. Fury recalled the draw as he got back up in the 12th round after a brutal knockdown punch from Wilder.
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Fury made a guaranteed £2.5million ($3million) purse. One million pay-per-view purchases would see Fury earn around £8.4million ($10.25million).
Between the first and second Wilder fights, Fury fought Otto Wallin and Tom Schwartz. He earned £7.4m ($9m) against Schwartz, who Fury defeated by TKO in the second round. Fury earned £10.7m ($13m) against Wallin – not to mention 47 stitches.
In the rematch between Fury and Wilder, Fury guaranteed a prize of £4.1m ($5m). Both fighters ended up earning £20.6m ($25m) each from pay-per-view earnings.
Fury would TKO Wilder when his corner threw in the towel, winning the WBC heavyweight title in the process. In the trilogy fight, Fury won by knockout and earned around £8.2-10.7 million ($10-13 million). That total grew to about £22.3 million ($27 million) with pay-per-view sales.
The WBC ordered Fury to receive an 80/20 split of the purse against Dillian Whyte totaling between £23.9m and £26.4m ($29m and $32m) for a fight he won in front of 94,000 Ticket holders won by knockout in the sixth round April 2022 at Wembley Stadium.
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According to Celebrity Net Worth, Fury is worth an estimated £53.6million ($65million).
In total, Fury earned about £44.5 million ($54 million) in 2021. According to The Sun, he paid himself around £78,000 ($94,700).
Tyson Fury’s endorsements
Fury’s main sponsor is WOW Hydrate, a sports drink brand focused on fitness hydration.
In 2019, Fury signed a deal with ESPN, Top Rank’s network, worth more than £82.4million ($100million).
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Fury was also sponsored by Fashion Nova during his struggles with Wilder – an American retail organization that has been selling a variety of clothing items since 2006.
Known as “The Gypsy King,” the fighter also has a website that features his own line of t-shirts, polo shirts, athletic vests, children’s clothing, and autographed memorabilia. According to The Sun, Fury has sold shirts for around £37 ($45).
Tyson Fury’s social media influence
Fury is one of the most active boxers on social media. He uses Instagram Live and Twitter Spreading messages of hope and practicing routines. Fury also uses it to call opponents.
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As of August 2022, Fury has more than 5.7 million followers on Instagram, more than 2.1 million followers on Twitter and more than two million on Facebook.
Tyson Fury Charities
Over the years, Fury has given something back to the community. He donated around £10.7 million ($13 million) to charity following his struggles with Deontay Wilder.
“I gave away my last purse but I don’t do charity work to pat on the back,” Fury told the WBC. “I do it to help people, but I don’t want any credit for it. I don’t want to be called a do-gooder.”
Fury is an ambassador for the Frank Bruno Foundation. Former WBC heavyweight champion Frank Bruno helped found the organization to improve the mental health of people around the world after his own mental health battle. Fury also founded the Tyson Fury Foundation.