For you to make it in life, you have to be strong enough to go beyond all the challenges you find on the ladder to a successful career. One of the main challenges many Blacks face is racial discrimination, but that is not an enough reason to hinder them from reaching their goals in life. Below is the net worth of Tyron Woodley in 2018, a man who has made it in his career life.
Early Life & Biography
Tyron Woodley was born Tyron Lakent Woodley on 7th April 1982 in Fergusson, Missouri, United States. His parents are known as Deborah and Sylvester Woodley. Tyron was born in a big family of 13 children and he is the 11th born. Sylvester Woodley (Tyron’s father) however, abandoned them when Tyron was still young forcing his mum (Deborah) to bring them up single handedly.
Tyron loved sports and especially athletics and football and when he was in high school, he competed in American football as well as amateur wrestling. In 2000, he graduated from McCluer High School and joined the University of Missouri and became part of their wrestling program. At the University, he majored in Agricultural Economics and graduated with a degree on the same in 2003.
Other than his success in his career, Tyron is also proud of his marriage life as he is a married man and a father of four. Although he has tried to put his family life away from the public, it is known that he has four kids named; Tyron Jr., Dylan, Darron and Gabby.
Career, Awards & Nominations
After graduating from University, he took up a profession in martial arts and on 7th February 2009, he fought his first professional fight against Steve Schnider in a competition that was held in Columbia Missouri. He was able to win this fight through submission in the first round.
On 30th April 2009, he won another competition against Jeff Carstens. This brought his career in martial arts to another level. He was able to participate in many other competitions and some include his fight with Zach Light, Rudy Bears, Nathan Coy, San Jose, Andre Galvao, Tarec Saffiedine among many others. Many of the fights he got involved in, he always won in the first round making him one of the most respected guys in this field.
Net Worth & Earnings
Tyron Woodley has an estimated net worth of $5 million. His main source of income is his career as a martial artist and also a wrestler. Although he retired from wrestling, he still active in martial arts as that is not only a profession to him but also a hobby.
Other than being a successful martial art professional and retired wrestler, Tyron also has a strong connection with young people and has a vision of opening a non-profit facility to help troubled youths. He also involves himself in acting and although he gets paid for it, for him it is a hobby.