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Tyson Luke Fury was born on the 12th August 1988, in Manchester, England, and is a professional heavy weight boxer widely known as one of the rare fighters who has defeated Wladimir Klitschko and is the current WBA, WBO and IBO Heavyweight Champion.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this talented sportsman has accumulated so far? How rich Tyson Fury is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Tyson Fury’s net worth, as of mid-2016, is $20 million. It has been acquired throughout his professional boxing career that has been active since 2008.
Tyson Fury Net Worth $20 Million
Tyson Fury was born as a one pound baby, two and a half months prematurely into a family of Irish Travellers, and was named after legendary fighter Mike Tyson. He was predestined to become a champion as he originates from a family of boxers, including his father John “Gypsy” Fury, uncles Peter and Hugh Fury as well as brother and relatives, Young, Phil and Hughie Fury. Tyson Fury is also a distant cousin of Andy Lee, Hosea Burton, and the “King of the Gypsies” – Bartley Gorman.
Tyson Fury began his amateur boxing career in 2006 and subsequently won several titles of which the most significant are the European Union Junior Championships Super Heavyweight Gold Medalist in 2007, and English ABA Super Heavyweight Champion in 2008. As an amateur, Tyson Fury also represented both Ireland and England. These accomplishments, besides helping him to gain experience, have also provided the basis for his subsequent overall net worth.
Tyson Fury turned pro in 2008, when he debuted against Bela Gyongyosi who he defeated with a TKO in the first round. In the next seven months, Tyson had six more fights all of which he won with KOs within the first four rounds. These ventures have certainly helped Tyson Fury to increase his net worth in total.
In 2009, Tyson Fury fought against John McDermott and after a controversial points decision, won the title of the English Heavyweight Champion. However, in a 2010 rematch, Tyson Fury defeated McDermott with TKO in the 9th round, confirming his title. The winning of his first professional boxing title helped him to make a name for himself, and also added a sum to the overall net worth of Tyson Fury.
Prior to the major accomplishment in his career so far, defeating Wladimir Klitschko in 2015, Fury took the title of British and Commonwealth Heavyweight Champion from Dereck Chisora in 2011, and has also won the Irish Heavyweight title and WBO Inter-Continental Heavyweight title in 2012. In 2014, Tyson Fury faced Chisora again, and this time he won the WBO Intercontinental, European and vacant British Heavyweight titles. It is certain that these accomplishments have provided major income towards the total amount of Tyson Fury’s wealth.
After facing the long reining Ukrainian world champion, Wladimir Klitschko at Esprit Arena in Düsseldorf, Germany in 2015 and after an exhausting 12 round fight and unanimous points decision, Tyson Fury won Super WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO and The Ring Magazine Heavyweight titles. This certainly is the biggest achievement in Tyson Fury’s career so far, as well as making a huge contribution to his overall net worth.
When it comes to his personal life, Tyson Fury has been married to Paris since 2009. In 2015, he has made some efforts towards politics when he revealed his desire to stand as an independent candidate for Morecambe and Lunesdal in the UK Parliament, one of 650 constituencies in the UK.