As of September 2022, Dana White owns a net worth of around $550 million with his jaw-dropping salary of $30 million.
Dana White, an American-born businessman, currently serves as the president of the multi-billion dollar MMA promotion company UFC. With over 18 years in the UFC, White not only showered billion dollars for UFC but has also earned himself a considerable fortune.
Without a doubt, the multi-millionaire enjoys a lavish lifestyle with such a huge worth. Likewise, he also makes active participation in charity works. His deals with UFC has also helped him earn a huge sum.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Dana White has an estimated net worth of $550 million as of September 2022.
Since the UFC was bought by Zuffa LLC in 2001, White serves as its president, which turns out to be the main source of his income.
Later, Zuffa sold the UFC ownership to WME-IMG for $4 billion in July 2016. Dana White again signed a contract extension for 7-years with UFC on March 18, 2019, where Bruce Buffer works as an announcer.
Sources report that White owns a 9% stake in the UFC, which earns him the salary of $20 million per year. Previously, the UFC president earned $16 million in 2015 which increased to $20 million in 2017.
Also, Dana promoted the famous Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor mega-fight on August 26, 2017.
Well, the winner Mayweather made a paycheck of $100 million while the former Welterweight champion McGregor won $30 million.
Initially, an aerobic instructor Dana began his entrepreneurship after opening gyms in Las Vegas, Nevada. Later, he began to manage Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell.
After White found out that Bob Meyerowitz, the owner of Semaphore Entertainment Group, the parent of the UFC, was willing to sell UFC, he pursued childhood friend Lorenzo Fertitta to buy it.
On January 9, 2001, Fertitta's company Zuffa paid $2 million for the majority stake in the UFC followed by Dana's appointment as its president.
With growing fame, the UFC made $222.76 million in 2006 through pay-per-view, breaking a single year of combat earnings; surpassed WWE and boxing.
By 2014, with White's leadership, the UFC became worth $180 million, while 2015 showered them with $158 million in profits only.
Then in 2016, the UFC turned out to become a billion dollars enterprise after Zuffa LLC sold the UFC to William Morris Endeavor (WME- IMG) for $4.025 billion.
The globally famous MMA promotion platform UFC has given opportunities to Nate Diaz, Jon Jones, Brock Lesnar and many more.
While the UFC is working out for its upcoming event UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya pay-per-view on October 6, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia, the status on the launch of Octagon girls remains questionable.
Well, as reported, the local politicians stated that Octagon girls do not have significance, alike of Formula One drop-off from 'grid girls', so may drop them off in the UFC 243.
On the other, UFC President presented his inconvenience as:
Our Octagon girls, they’re as much a part of the UFC brand as anyone, they’re ambassadors for our sport. So for someone who has absolutely no education whatsoever about who these girls are- about what they do, what they mean to the UFC – to start going off, it’s ridiculous.
Though, the official report on the issue is yet to be made.
Currently, Dana White lives in Las Vegas, Nevada with his family. Back in October 2016, he bought a 7,700 sq. ft. property for $1.8 million.
Moreover, the UFC figure also bought other 2 homes in the Las Vegas area: a 5,500-square-foot home for $2.4 million in January 2017 and a 4,700-square-foot house for $2 million in March 2017.
Though, he demolished one of the houses soon after the purchase to build a mansion.
Sources report that he also bought a house in Las Vegas in 2006 for $1.95 million from the UFC co-owner Frank Fertitta III.
Aside from real estates, the multi-millionaire owns a jaw-dropping collection of cars, including 2 Ferrari and Harley Davidson Custom Chopper.
Check out his luxury rides collection:
Moreover, White owns a private plane and expensive bikes: MV Agusta and Ducati.
Surely with such a luxury, the UFC president lives a lavish lifestyle and does have huge expenses on travels and accommodation.
Well, for now, it seems White doesn't endorse any other brands except the UFC, where he is president since 2001. While the UFC fighters get sponsorship from Reebok.
Under the leadership of Dana White, the UFC signed 6-year deal with Reebok in 2015, which has the following sponsorship structure for fighters:
Meanwhile, White has over 4.1 million followers on Instagram while the Twitter followers count 5.1 million.
As per Influencer Marketing Hub, the UFC president can sum up to $8,150 - $13,583 per sponsored post.
Since Dana White lives in Las Vegas, the state's tax policy implies to the multi-millionaire. Well, the property of White in Las Vegas costs him 0.563% of its assessed value as property tax. And the house insurance takes away $746 per year.
Also, the insurance for his Ferrari calls on $10,416 per year.
On the other hand, the income tax cuts off $4.35 million upon the annual revenue of $10 million.
Over the years, the UFC president is active in charity works and makes highlights with massive donations.
Back in 2018, White gave $50,000 for liver transplant of Tuptim Jadnooleum, the daughter of “Kru Nai” Rattanachai, a teacher at Tiger Muay Thai and MMA in Phuket.
Also, in 2017, Dana represented the UFC to donate $1 million to the Las Vegas shooting victims.
In 2010, he made a donation of $50,000 to Francisco Espinoza Foundation, followed by a $100,000 charity to his former high school for the athletic facility renovation.
Born on July 28, 1969, Dana White's full name is Dana Frederick White Jr, the son of June and Dana White Sr. Raised in Manchester, Connecticut, Dana has a sister named Kelly.
He holds American nationality and is of Irish descent.
While in Hermon High School in Maine, White began boxing at the age of 17 and later graduated in 1987. Thereafter, the American personality took on managing jobs followed by the UFC presidency.
Well, White is a happily married man and enjoys a blissful relationship with his wife Anne Louise White (nee Stella). The duo married on November 8, 1996, and is together ever since.
Moreover, the couple is parents to 3 children: 2 sons named Aidan and Dana Jr. and a daughter, Savannah White.
The family of 5 currently lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, though prefer to keep themselves away from the spotlight.
As of September 2022, Dana White's age is 53, and has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches (178 cm).
As reported, the UFC president got diagnosed with Ménière's disease, a neurological disorder in May 2012. It led him to miss UFC on Fuel TV 3: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier event, the first-ever in 11 years.
The disorder is claimed to be the result of large fights during his youth. With some years of medication to reduce its symptoms, seems Dana White is now at his best.