When we say 'Martial Arts’ a name which automatically comes to our mind is Mr. Dana White. He is recorded in the history of Martial Arts as a well known UFC President. Likewise, he is also a businessman, an entrepreneur, and a philanthropist. He is a master of ‘Mixed Martial Arts’ (MMA) fight arranger. His contribution being a president in MMA organization Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is well remarkable and appreciable.
With a pa s sion for the game of boxing and martial arts, Dana White always knew what he wanted in life and how much he wanted to achieve, With determination, tenacity and a bit of luck, White is currently one of the richest sports personalities. How much is his net worth? What are his sources of income? We have all the details here.
Dana White Net Worth 2018: His Sources On Income And Assets
As of 2018, Dana White has an estimated net worth of $500 million and is living a lavish life. He is making money as an MMA fights arranger, receiving annual remuneration of $20 million from UFC as a president and will get the 9% of the profit for five years.
On top of it, he along with his brothers Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta, bought the almost bankrupt UFC and their empire slowly began to take shape and eventually after the huge success, in 2016, they sold the UFC to talent agency WME-IMG for $4 billion. The sizable amount he received from the UFC sale at $ 4 billion has his 9% share which is $360 million annually.
Every wealthy person seems eager to spend their fancy, for some it is cars, art collections, etc. and It is quite a go to say that for Dana White, eye-catching mansions are his thing. While in 2006, White bought the first mansion in $1.95 million, a luxury residence at the Tournament Hills enclave in Las Vegas.
Later added on 2 more houses one worth of $2.4 million similarly next one is worth of $2 million in January and March 2017. He owns Ranger Rover, Ferrari, Bentley and several motorbikes.
CAPTION: UFC president's property SOURCE: CelebrityDetective
White earns a blessed amount of salary and his total salary has boosted his net worth. In 2018, Dana organized 16th birthday party of his son where he spent $1 million dollars. Only a year back in 2017, he gifted BMW car and hired Kendrick Lamar on the birthday of another son.
Moreover, he is also a kind-hearted and found to be involved in philanthropic works. In 2011, $100,000 was donated to his high school for the renovations and improving facilities especially athletic.
He also donated total amount 50,000 US Dollars to Francisco Espinoza Foundation and gave money to a two-year-old Britain girl, Ruby Owen for brain tumour treatment.
Dana White's Struggle To Reach The Top
White identified his best interest and set the goal to be in the Martial Arts field at the young and energized age of 17-years.
Dana White is the man to turn the face of UFC into a successful and most liked organization and a man with great business IQ. In 2001, he is a s sociated with the organization from 18 long years now arranging great cards for all fight fans to enjoy the match.
Working as a manager for Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell, White learned that Semaphore Entertainment Group, who was looking for a buyer for the stakes of UFC. Within a month in 2001, Lorenzo along with his older brother Frank bought the UFC and White was announced as its president.
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Among White's many fights, his most publicized was with former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz. In 2013, he finally got a chance to work with Fox Sports and ESPN has the publishing rights right now.
He debuted himself in the entertainment industry through television series called The League. Similarly, he is also an actor and producer of UFC Ultimate Insider, The Ultimate Fighter and UFC: 47 it’s ON!
In 2009, he received The Nevada Sportsman of the Year. He also won the Leading Man of the year award for many years in the World MMA Awards. The Patriot Award was given to him by The Armed Forces Foundation.
Dana White: Glimpse Of His Personal Life
Dana White is a happily married man. He tied the knot to his long-term girlfriend, Anne White in Las Vegas. The couple first met at the age of 18 and have been together since then.
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This beautiful pair is blessed with three children; two sons Aidan White, Dana White and a daughter Savannah White.
- Dana Fredrick White Jr. born on July 28, 1969, in Manchester, Connecticut.
- His Zodiac sign is Leo which symbolizes power, courage, generosity and loyalty towards people without hoping anything in the back.
- Additionally, he belongs to Irish white descent and holds American citizenship.
- His parents are father Dana White Sr. and mother June White.
- Dana is an Irish-American raised by his mom and her family along with his sibling sister.
- His schooling was in Herman High School in Maine where he opted the career for MAA.