Deontay Wilder

Also Known As: Deontay Leshun Wilder • Born: 10/22/1985

Deontay Wilder, an electrifying and formidable figure in the sports world, has left an indelible mark as a professional boxer. Born on October 22, 1985, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, he rose to fame for his explosive boxing style and powerful knockout punches, earning him the moniker “The Bronze Bomber.” Wilder’s journey to boxing stardom began with his Olympic debut at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, where he won a bronze medal, showcasing his natural talent and determination in the ring. In addition to his Olympic success, Wilder transitioned into professional boxing, quickly ascending the ranks and becoming the WBC heavyweight champion. His record-breaking knockout victories and undefeated streak solidified his status as one of the most feared and respected fighters in the heavyweight division.

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Boxing Champion

Deontay Wilder is a former WBC heavyweight champion known for his explosive boxing style and devastating knockout power, earning him the nickname “The Bronze Bomber.”


Outside of boxing, Wilder is actively involved in philanthropy, supporting charitable causes, and advocating for youth empowerment and education.

Diverse Talent

Apart from his boxing career, Wilder has explored acting and music, highlighting his diverse skill set and creative pursuits beyond the realm of sports.

Height: 6’7″ (201 cm)

Nationality: American

Show(s): The Traitors

Network(s): Peacock

Guest Appearances: N/A

Zodiac Sign: Libra

Children: Deontay Wilder Jr., Dereon Wilder, Damani Wilder,

Ava Wilder

Father: Gary Wilder

Mother: Deborah Wilder

Siblings: Marsellos Wilder

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