Dana White Biography, Career, Net Worth

Dana Fredrick White Jr. is an American businessman and the current president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Biography

Dana White Biography, Career, Net Worth
Dana White net worth

Dana Frederick White was born in Manchester, Connecticut on the 28th of July, 1969. He was born to June and Dana White. White attended Bishop Hermon High School in Las Vegas where he met and became friends with fellow boxing fan Lorenzo Fertitta. He began boxing at age 17 and graduated from Hermon High School in Maine in 1987. He started college twice, once at Quincy College and once at UMass Boston.

Each time during his first semester, he drops out of school. White spent many of his early years residing in Ware, Massachusetts. He left for Boston, Las Vegas claiming that he was threatened by mobster Whitney Bulger and his associate Kevin Weeks.

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He started running boxercise business and began training ground games with the Fertitta brothers under John Lewis in Las Vegas. It was in Lewis practices, where he met Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell and ultimately became their manager.

Dana White net worth

Career

While working as a manager for Ortiz and Liddell, he learned Bob Meyrowitz who was the owner of Semaphore Entertainment Group was looking to sell the UFC. He contacted his friend Lorenzo about it and in 2001, Lorenzo and his older brother Frank acquired the UFC for $2 million which they installed Dana White as the company president.

During Dana White’s time as a president, the UFC developed into a highly successful business and its gross revenue was $600 million in 2015. The company was sold for $4.025 billion and White-owned 9% of the company at the time of the sale.

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He announced he would continue in his role as president and was given a stake in new business. In 2017, UFC announced White will host Dana White’s Contender Series. White signed a seven-year contract to remain, president of the UFC on March 18, 2019.

Dana White

Dana White Net Worth

Dana White’s Net Worth stands at a total of $500 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. His salary is estimated to be $ 20 million per annum.

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