Tony Bellew: This is how much the former boxer is worth

Tony Bellew is taking part in I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here this year but before that, he was a professional boxer and has a massive net worth.

Tony Bellew: This is how much the former boxer is worth
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Tony Bellew: This is how much the former boxer is worth

Tony Bellew is taking part in this year’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here. He is one of the latecomers and was joined by jockey Frankie Dettori, he will be joined by the likes of Nigel Farage and many more. Tony nearly didn’t follow through with the show as the day after he signed his contract, his grandmother died, at the age of 97.

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As per Daily Mail, the former boxer was only able to go into the Australian jungle as he was able to move the date of the funeral:

If I couldn't have changed the funeral date I would have renegade. But I'm here now. She was in a home and told my mum: 'I'll be able to watch every night'. But I'm sure she'll be watching wherever she is, whatever she's doing.

Now that he is in the jungle, you may be wondering what Tony Bellew’s net worth is. Don’t worry, we have the answer!

What is Tony Bellew’s net worth?

According to Heart, Tony Bellew’s net worth is estimated to be around £9.6 million. Naturally, a lot of Tony’s fortune came from his boxing career. Indeed, it is rumoured that Bellew’s last match against Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk in 2018, earned him a massive £4 million.

Tony Bellew’s next highest-paid matches are the two against David Haye. Their first match, which occurred on 3 March 2017, earned Bellew a whopping £2.8 million. The rematch between Bellew and Haye took place on May 5, 2018, at the O2 Arena in London, and earned Tony £ 2.5million, as per Heart. Tony won both matches against David Haye.

In 2019, after retiring from boxing, Tony Bellew said in an interview that he was very lucky to be able to retire whilst being financially secure:

I am one of a rare and very fortunate breed in the boxing world. I've been told that less than 1% of fighters globally get to retire financially secure.
The stat blows my mind because it is so sad, and I even see former world champions coming over to the UK and begging for work. I am so lucky to be able to make every penny I've made work for my family.

What is Tony Bellew doing now?

Apart from taking part in ITV’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, the former heavyweight boxer has made other guest appearances on TV shows and has even had a role in a movie.

Tony Bellew starred in the Rocky spin-off film series called Creed and Creed III and portrayed the fictional character Ricky Conlan, who is a boxer. Bellew has also made several TV appearances and has been a guest on SAS: Who Dares Wins and A League of Their Own.

Tony Bellew also makes his money through brand deals. Indeed the former boxer has deals with Door Sec, CNP Professional and Signature Bespoke clothing, as per Express. Moreover, Tony Bellew often makes appearances on Sky Sports as a pundit.

When asked why he decided to enter the I’m a Celeb jungle, Tony Bellew revealed it was actually his wife, Rachel Roberts, who is the boxer’s childhood sweetheart, who convinced him to do it. As per Hello! He said:

This is going to be very hard and I am apprehensive," he said in a statement to ITV. "I had to think long and hard about doing it because it is so out of my comfort zone and it was my missus who talked me around to doing it.

He also added that he wanted his kids to be proud of him:

I want to come in for the experience and leave a little bit of a trail for my kids who will be able to say: 'My dad did that'. And it is my children who motivate me.
The biggest incentive is to make them proud.

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Sources used:

Hello!: ‘I'm a Celebrity star Tony Bellew's impressive net worth and why he quit boxing’

Daily Mail: ‘Who is Tony Bellew? Inside the turbulent life of I'm a Celebrity's newest star, from tragically quitting boxing to dramatic relationship with wife’

The Sun: ‘HIT THE HAYE Boxer David Haye knew his career was over just 35 seconds into his rematch against Tony Bellew’

Heart: ‘Tony Bellew net worth: How much the boxer is worth and I'm A Celebrity fee’

Express: ‘Tony Bellew net worth: How much is I'm A Celeb star Bellew worth?’

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