Height: 6’6” / 201 cm
Weight: 227 lbs / 103 kg
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Currently Deontay Wilder is an American heavyweight champion. Like any other professional athlete Deontay can boast with ideal well-shaped body, which he trains regularly. The stellar boxer differs from the others by his towering height. He has 103 kg of weight, but his body is fat free. He has more than 100 kg of pure muscle mass.
Deontay Wilder has always been active and athletic. At first he was keen on football, and hoped to make career in this area. But Deontay had become a father at the age of 19. His daughter Naieya was born with genetic defect and it made Deontay drop out his studying. Thus he couldn’t play for college football team anymore.
But athletic skills of the young man needed to be developed. That’s why he started to train as a boxer in one of gyms at Northport. His coach, Jay Deas, noticed great talent of Deontay and encouraged him to participate in amateur boxing tournaments.
Wilder rose to fame in 2007 when he had won National Golden Gloves competition. In 2008 he got the bronze medal at Olympic Games.
Since 2015 Deontay Wilder has been holding the title of WBC heavyweight champion. He combines his super successful career with up-bringing of four children. He is married his college sweetheart Jessica Scales-Wilder.
Name: Deontay Leshun Wilder
Nickname: Bronze Bomber
Date of Birth: October 22, 1985
Place of Birth: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Education: Tuscaloosa Central High School; Shelton State Community College
He is married since 2009.
Wife: Jessica Scales-Wilder
He previously dated Helen Duncan, with whom he has a daughter Naieya.
1) Daughter Naieya Wilder
2) Daughter Ava Wilder
3) Son Dereon Wilder
4) Son Deontay Wilder Jr.
Awards and Honors:
1) WBC heavyweight title (since 2015)
2) Olympic Bronze Medal in 2008