Derek Chisora is a British professional boxer. He has held multiple regional championships. The list includes British and Commonwealth titles from 2010 to 2011 and the European title from 2013 to 2014. This article discusses his net worth, salary, age, height, wife, and recent news.
Chisora was born in Harare and spent his early life in Hatfield, Zimbabwe. Later, in 1999 he moved to the United Kingdom with his family. At age 19, he started learning boxing at Finchley ABC club in North London. During his amateur career, he faced 20 bouts. Additionally, he won the 2006 ABA Super Heavyweight title and a gold medal at the Four Nations Championships.
In early 2007, Derek Chisora shifted to professional boxing. He defeated Istvan Kecskes with round 2 TKO in his debut match at Wembley Arena. Following that, he earned 13 more constructive victories. 3 years after turning pro, he earned his first title. Chisora defeated Danny Williams with a 2nd round TKO in 2010 to earn the British heavyweight title. Only 3 months after, he retained his title and earned the Commonwealth heavyweight title from Sam Sexton. Unfortunately, he lost both titles against the boxing legend, Tyson Fury.
Recent years haven’t been much success for the boxer. In 2019 he won the vacant WBO Intercontinental heavyweight title by defeating David Price. But, after a year after he lost the title to Oleksandr Usyk. The boxer also faced Joseph parker twice in 2021 for the same title but lost both times. At present, Chisora is ranked as the 9th best active heavyweight worldwide by BoxRec.
Derek Chisora Personal Informations:
|Full Name||Derek Chisora|
|Nickname||Del Boy / War|
|Born||29 December 1983|
|Debut||17 February 2007|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Birthplace||Mbare, Harare, Zimbabwe|
|Residence||Finchley, London, United Kingdom|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Father name||Paul Chisora|
|Mother name||Viola Chisora|
Derek Chisora was born on 29 December 1983 in Mbare, Haire. He is the son of Paul Chisora and Viola Chisora. The boxer passed his early life in Zimbabwe with his maternal grandparents. At present, he is 38 years old.
The athlete is 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) tall and weighs 114 kg. He competes in the Heavyweight boxing division.
Chisora has the in-ring nickname “War”. He is also popular as “Del Boy” among his fans and peers.
Derek Chisora is very secretive about his personal life. At present, he is suspected to be single. The boxer previously dated Yalda Kontratchy. But in 2011, she accused him of physical abuse and left him.
Chisora has two daughters. He is often seen passing his free time with them. The athlete owns a farm in Hampstead. He spends his vacations there with his daughters.
Derek Chisora’s Net Worth and Salary:
In 2023, Chisora’s net worth is $5 million. At present, he earns around $1.5-$2 million of a guaranteed purse from every fight. He also earns an average of 50%-60% of the PPV shares from each fight.
Derek Chisora has multiple endorsement deals, thanks to his successful and long boxing career. He also has his sportswear brand titled, “Chisora Warrior”. Chisora is a car enthusiast. He owns a Bentley Continental, a Rolls Royce Phantom Series 2, and multiple Mercedes-Benz models in his garage. The Bentley and Rolls Royce cost him over ￡500,000.
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