Don King has massive net worth bigger than Lennox Lewis and Anthony Joshua’s

Controversial former boxing promoter Don King built up a net worth of over £100million during his career of over six decades – which is more than both Lennox Lewis and Anthony Joshua.

The 90-year-old has worked with the likes of Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Larry Holmes, Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield as well as Lewis himself in promoting fights.

King used the famous line “Only in America” when building up big events, and is also credited with playing a part in one of the most famous bouts of all time in The Rumble in the Jungle.

He is famous for standing out with his signature hair and clothing style.

But he had some high-profile falling-outs including with Mike Tyson, who branded him "a wretched, slimy, reptilian mother f***er".

According to Yahoo Finances, King has a net worth of £109million, making him the fifth richest figure in the sport, and above both heavyweight megastars Lewis and Joshua.

Lewis, who is a three-time world heavyweight champion with 44 wins from 47 bouts over a 14-fight career, is said to have a net worth of £101million amid talks of a comeback.

That leaves Joshua, who is looking to join Lewis as a three-time world heavyweight champion early next year, is said to have £58million ahead of his Oleksandr Usyk rematch.

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While Joshua is set for at least one more bumper pay day, Lewis hinted at a comeback bout with Mike Tyson earlier this year following his victory over the American back in 2002.

Lewis told TMZ: "If the public wanted it then we would probably talk.

"I don't know. I don't really have nothing pushing me in the ring right now. People would love to see that fight but I don't know."

With Joshua saying of his own earnings to GQ back in 2017: "When I first started, the aim was to become a multimillionaire. But now there are ordinary people, grandmas and granddads, who are worth millions just because of property prices.

"So the new school of thought is that I need to be a billionaire. Being a millionaire is good, but you have to set your sights higher.

"If I'm making £10 million from my next fight, my next target has to be making ten times that. And if I get to £100m-150m, why not go for the billion? I know self-made billionaires. It's hard, but it's possible."

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