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Dana White

Dana White Net Worth

2022 Net Worth:$500 Million

Net Worth:$500 Million
Full NameElizabeth Stamatina “Tina” Fey
Birthday:May 18, 1970
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Businessperson, Promoter, Television producer

Dana White Net Worth

Dana White is an American businessman and sports promoter who has a net worth of $500 million. Dana White is best known for being the President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), a mixed martial arts organization. When UFC sold to William Morris Endeavor (WME) in 2016, Dana owned 9% of the company. He had previously sold the majority to the Fertitta brothers (billionaire casino magnates). After taxes, Dana’s 9% cut from the sale was around $360 million.

He spent his youth going back and forth between Las Vegas and Maine. While growing up, White spent much of his time involved in sports, particularly boxing, and is a lifelong fan of the baseball team the Boston Red Sox. He graduated from Hermon High School in Maine in 1987.

White went on to attend the University of Massachusetts, though he did not finish. While he was there, he opened up a boxing program for at-risk children in the inner city. To make a living during this time, he also became an aerobics instructor. Eventually, he relocated full-time to Las Vegas and, in 1992, established Dana White Enterprises.

It was around this time that he began managing fighters Chuck Lidell and Tito Ortiz. White continued to expand his horizons into other styles of fighting, including Mixed Martial Arts and Muay Thai, styles that would later come to define the UFC.

Luckily for White, he had grown up with Lorenzo Fertitta, a former high school classmate who had made a name for himself as an executive at hotel and casino company Station Casinos. The two reunited at a wedding in the mid-’90s, bonding over their shared love of boxing and stating that they hoped to work together in the future.

It was while managing fighters that White became embroiled in disputes with the UFC. After looking into the finances of Semaphore Entertainment Group, the parent company of the UFC, he found that they were going broke. At learning the news, White approached his childhood friend, Lorenzo Fertitta, about making an offer.

Lorenzo quickly saw the profit that could be had and he made a deal to buy the UFC. Lorenzo also invited his older brother Frank to get in on the action. In total, the Fertitta brothers paid $2 million in 2001 for an 81% ownership stake in the UFC. They soon appointed White as president. In the years since buying the UFC, White and his team have taken the organization, which used to be seen as barbaric and illegal, and turned it into an international phenomenon.

White has continued to act as president, even after the sale of the company. Under his leadership, he has been able to increase the popularity of the sport and turn it into a multi-billion dollar business. The UFC announced in May 2017 that White would be the host of a show called Dana White’s Contender Series. The show is only available through UFC’s digital streaming service, UFC Fight Pass. It features up-and-coming fighters and gives them the opportunity to showcase their skills so that they may one day make it to the UFC. White revealed on March 18, 2019, that he had penned a new seven-year contract with ESPN to remain the UFC president.

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Drake

Drake Net Worth

2022 Net Worth: $300 Million

Net Worth:$300 Million
Full NameAubrey Drake Graham
Birthday:October 24, 1986
Country of Origin:Canada
Source of Wealth:Rapper, Singer, and Actor.

Drake Net Worth

Drake is a Canadian-born actor, producer and rapper who has a net worth of $300 million dollars.  Drake is consistently one of the highest-paid entertainers in the world.An influential figure in modern popular music, Drake has been credited for popularizing singing and R&B sensibilities in hip hop.

Gaining recognition by starring as Jimmy Brooks in the CTV teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001–08), Drake pursued a career in music releasing his debut mixtape Room for Improvement in 2006; he released the mixtapes Comeback Season (2007) and So Far Gone (2009) before signing with Young Money Entertainment. Since first gaining mainstream success, Drake has earned more than $550 million in his career before taxes and lifestyle costs.

Among the world’s best-selling music artists, with over 170 million records sold, Drake is ranked as the highest-certified digital singles artist in the United States by the RIAA. As of this writing, he has won four Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, a record 34 Billboard Music Awards, two Brit Awards, and three Juno Awards.

Drake has achieved 10 number-one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and holds further Hot 100 records; he has the most top 10 singles (54), the most charted songs (258),the most simultaneously charted songs in one week (27), the most Hot 100 debuts in one week (22), and the most continuous time on the Hot 100 (431 weeks).

He additionally has the most number-one singles on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Hot Rap Songs, and Rhythmic Airplay charts.

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LeBron James

LeBron James Net Worth

2022 Net Worth: $1.2 Billion

Net Worth:$1.2 Billion
Full NameLeBron Raymone James Sr.
Birthday:December 30, 1984
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Professional Basketball Player, Entrepreneur

LeBron James Net Worth

LeBron James is an American professional basketball player and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $1.2 Billion. Nicknamed “King James“, he is widely considered one of the greatest players of all time. As of this writing, James has won four NBA championships, four NBA MVP awards, four NBA Finals MVP awards, three All-Star MVP awards, and two Olympic gold medals.

James has scored the most points in the playoffs, the second-most career points, and has the seventh-most career assists. He has been selected an NBA All-Star 18 times, to the All-NBA Team a record 18 times, and to the NBA All-Defensive First Team five times. He has competed in ten NBA Finals, the third-most all-time, including eight consecutively between 2011 and 2018. 

In 2021, James was selected to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team, and in 2022 became the first member of the 10K-10K-10K Club (accumulating 10,000 or more career points, rebounds, and assists)

In June 2022, LeBron James became a billionaire, marking the first time an active NBA player has achieved that milestone, according to one calculation. Forbes said that the Los Angeles Lakers star had “maximized his business,” generating more than $1.2 billion in pretax earnings. His NBA salary from three different teams during the past 19 years had amounted to $383 million, and James had “raked in upwards of $900 million in income from endorsements and other business ventures,” the magazine said.

He earns more than $60-90 million per year in endorsements and has a $1 billion lifetime contract with Nike. He has parlayed his fame and wealth into a veritable business empire, with investments in a number of startups. He is a part-owner of Liverpool F.C.

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Rob Dyrdek

Rob Dyrdek Net Worth

2022 Net Worth: $100 Million

Net Worth:$100 Million
Full NameRobert Stanley Dyrdek 
Birthday:June 28, 1974
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Entrepreneur, Actor, Producer, Reality TV Personality, Skateboarder.

Rob Dyrdek Net Worth

Rob Dyrdek is an MTV reality star, former professional skateboarder, actor, producer, and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $100 million.

He is best known for his roles in the reality shows Rob & Big, Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory and Ridiculousness. He also is the creator of the animated series Wild Grinders, in which he voices the series’ main character, Lil Rob. In 2014, Dyrdek was labeled as one of the “most influential skateboarders of all-time” by FoxWeekly.

Dyrdek was born in Kettering, Ohio on June 28, 1974. He got his first skateboard when he was 11 from pro-skateboarder Neil Blender. This set his desire to become a pro skateboarder on fire and it was all he focused on. In school, he thought about all the trick he would try out later, and then after school he would skate and practice until his parents called him in for the night. By the time he was 12, he got a sponsorship and began his pro-skateboarding career. At 16, he left home to move to Southern California to be a professional skateboarder.

Dyrdek is the founder of the Street League Skateboarding (SLS) skateboard competition enterprise, which has become an international event. The league offered the highest overall purse in the history of the sport ($1.6 million) for its championship event broadcast on ESPN in 198 countries. The league also partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of America to develop new skate parks in California.

Dyrdek first starred in the MTV reality series Rob & Big (aired November 2006 to April 2008) with his best friend and bodyguard Christopher “Big Black” Boykin, as well as his cousin, Chris “Drama” Pfaff, and friend Rashawn “Bam Bam” Davis.

Dyrdek has set 21 individual “Guinness Book of World Records” skateboarding records.

In 2011, Dyrdek appeared in the movie “Jackass 3.5.” That same year, Dyrdek started another show on MTV called “Ridiculousness.” Dyrdek hosted this show alongside two friends, Chanel West Coast and Sterling Brim. In 2012, Dyrdek was on the TV show “Punk’d”— on Dyrdek’s episode, Justin Bieber tried to prank the pro-skateboarded and failed. Dyrdek was also featured in the 2012 documentary, “Waiting for Lightning,” about his friend, skater Danny Way.

Through his production company he has produced “Ridiculousness,” the CMT series “The Dude Perfect Show” and a number of other shows.

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