Despite the recent change of regime in the UFC, Dana White remains the UFC President. In fact, White stands to make $360 million before taxes from the $4 billion-plus UFC sale. Hence, it isn’t all too shocking that Dana White’s net worth in 2017 is $500 Million.
Dana White’s Net Worth in 2017
Dana White’s net worth in 2014 was around $300 million, but skyrocketed, almost doubling in the process. White was instrumental in the UFC’s sale from the Fertitta brothers to Hollywood talent agency WME-IMG, with the new deal providing him several financial incentives. Dana White’s net worth in 2017 resultantly rose to a whopping $500 million.
Dana White’s Salary
Dana White’s salary for 2017 is reportedly $20 million—a sum which has remained so over the past few years. However, following the WME-IMG buyout of the UFC, White also receives a 9% share from the future net profits of UFC events, and will continue to do so until his current 5 year contract with the promotion expires. Furthermore, several trade pundits emphasize is that Dana White’s salary in 2017 is the highest for a non-fighter in UFC; barring of course the majority stake ownersbnamely Hollywood bigwig Ari Emmanuel in particular. Per ESPN, White has publicly asserted his intentions of staying with the UFC well beyond his ongoing 5 year deal. Furthermore, Dana White has been increasingly vocal about the global growth of the UFC in face of its regime-change. He continues to represent the UFC worldwide, and all signs point toward Dana White’s net worth increasing in the years to come.
Source of wealth
Combat sports promotion
Donated $100,000 to his High School in 2011 for Athletics