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You may recognise the face, but soon you will know the name because Odessa Young is increasingly appearing on both Australian and Hollywood screens.

The former Sydneysider currently resides in LA where she’s starred in projects opposite big-name stars, such as Elisabeth Moss, Colin Firth and Whoopi Goldberg.

Here’s everything we know about the rising star.

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Odessa Young attends HBO Max's "The Staircase" New York Premiere at Museum of Modern Art on May 03, 2022 in New York City.

Who is Odessa Young?

Odessa Young was born and bred in Sydney. With dreams of being an actress, she scored her first major acting gig at age 11 in the ABC3 series My Place

The budding thespian then perfected her craft at Newtown High School of the Performing Arts before leaving Sydney for LA just days after her 18th birthday – but not before winning Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2016 AACTA Awards for her role in Aussie film The Daughter, opposite Geoffrey Rush and Sam Neill.

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Now living stateside with a series of substantial roles under her belt, including the series The Stand, based on Stephen King’s novel, Young has been pegged as the one to watch in Hollywood.

But no matter where her career takes her, Young says Australia will always be home.

Odessa Young poses in the media room after winning at the AACTA Awards Presented by Foxtel at The Star on December 7, 2016 in Sydney, Australia.

“I miss so much,” she told Vogue Australia in February. “I miss the feel of the air, I miss the smells, I miss the birds, I miss the look of the sky, I miss the sunsets in the inner west. It is still home, and I’m quite upset I haven’t been able to go back. I feel Australian sometimes and it makes me very homesick.”

How old is Odessa Young?

The Aussie actress was born on January 11, 1998, making her 24 years old.

What movies and series does Odessa Young star in? 

In addition to her aforementioned award-winning role in The Daughter, Young has starred in the 2020 biopic Shirley opposite Elisabeth Moss and recently starred in the period drama Mothering Sunday, alongside Olivia Colman and Colin Firth. 

Young joins Firth on screen again in the new mini-series The Staircase, which also stars Aussie actress Toni Collette and Game of Thrones alum Sophie Turner, who plays her sister in the crime drama. 

From left to right: Sophie Turner, Odessa Young and Collin Firth in The Staircase.

Young has also starred in Sweet Virginia, Assassination Nation, A Million Little Pieces, The Professor, Celeste and, as earlier mentioned, The Stand, which starred Whoopi Goldberg.

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“It was so incredible,” she told Marie Claire of working with the veteran actress. “I got to live with her in my first week of shooting, and we had some pretty big scenes between me and her and she is, I mean aside from being an incredible actor, she wasn’t Whoopi Goldberg.”

“She was standing there as mother Abigail, and you had to remind yourself that that’s the person that you’ve seen on the screen for your entire life.”

Odessa Young played Frannie in The Stand opposite Greg Kinnear (centre) and James Marsden.

Does Odessa Young have social media?

Up until fairly recently, Odessa Young had an Instagram account with the handle @ayoungcowgirl. But in her interview with Vogue earlier this year, the actress said she deactivated her account.

“I deleted it on a whim and I haven’t thought about it since,” she told the fashion glossy.

“I don’t know if I’m going to make another one, I don’t particularly have the urge to. It’s so nice to not pull my phone out when I’m in a moment of idleness and just go straight to Instagram.” 

Odessa Young attends the special screening of Momentum Pictures' "A Million Little Pieces" at The London Hotel on December 04, 2019 in West Hollywood, California.

Is Odessa Young in the running to play Madonna in the upcoming biopic?

The most coveted role in Hollywood right now is the role of Madonna in an upcoming biopic. 

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Young is in the running for the title role as well as Julia Garner, Florence Pugh, Alexa Demie and Emma Laird. Singers including Bebe Rexha and Sky Ferreira are also being considered.

According to the outlet, the potential leads have been put through a “Madonna Boot Camp”, which the THR described as “gruelling”.

Apparently, the wannabes have been doing 11-hour sessions with Madonna’s choreographer and the Material Girl herself, who is the co-writer and director of the film.

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Deontay Wilder Net Worth: Career Earnings, Biggest Fight Purse & Endorsement Deals Of ‘The Bronze Bomber’

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Here is everything you need to know about the single hardest puncher in boxing and the former world heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder. This includes his net worth, career earnings and endorsement deals.

Deontay Wilder Net Worth

Deontay Wilder has been a professional boxer since his debut back in November 2008. He has been boxing consistently for over 15 years straight now in the pro ranks, earning more and more money as his career has progressed up to world level.

The 1985-born boxing superstar is one of the most fearsome punchers the sport of boxing has ever seen. Deontay Wilder’s boxing record consists of 43 wins – 42 of which have come via knockout. The only man to go the distance with ‘The Bronze Bomber’ was Bermane Stiverne, who Wilder then knocked out in a round in their rematch.

As of December 2023, it is reported that Deontay Wilder’s net worth is somewhere in the region of $30 million (source: Celebrity Net Worth).

Of course, given the fact the Alabama man is supremely wealthy, he likes his fair share of luxury items too. Wilder has acquired real estate, expensive jewelry, flashy cars and various other assets that have contributed to his riches.

Wilder reportedly has eight kids in total from various relationships, including one with his current girlfriend Telli Swift. Evidently a fair amount of Wilder’s earnings in the ring is used on providing for his big family and loved ones. Be sure to see Deontay Wilder’s net worth continue to grow for the remainder of his career, as long as that lasts.

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Deontay Wilder Career Earnings

After 46 professional boxing fights, Deontay Wilder’s biggest fight purse is reported to have been around $28 million (source: Forbes). This was reportedly how much ‘The Bronze Bomber’ earned for his rematch bout with Tyson Fury back in February 2020.

Wilder went into the fight as the marginal favorite with the best offshore sportsbooks, given that he was still the reigning champion following his draw with Fury 14 months prior. Despite getting conclusively knocked out in Round 7 of the fight, this still remains the biggest purse of Wilder’s career to date.

Deontay Wilder has reportedly earned a total sum of around $95 million in his professional boxing career from his debut up to now. This is right up there with the likes of heavyweight rivals Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury, and is more than the likes of Ryan Garcia, Gervonta Davis and Terence Crawford.

The 2008 Beijing Olympic Bronze Medallist has been earnings even figure purses ever since he became world heavyweight champion back in January 2015. Of his last 10 fights, just one has been less than seven figures (Washington – $900k). In fact, Wilder has earned around $80 million just from his last five fights.

See the full table below for a detailed breakdown of the purses Deontay Wilder has received for his last 10 fights. All in all, it is fair to say that the 38-year-old isn’t short of a dollar or two. His net worth, salary and fight purses will continue to rise as his career rolls on at world level.

Deontay Wilder Fight Purses (Last 10):

Fight Fight Purse
Deontay Wilder vs Robert Helenius $10 million
Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 3 $12 million
Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2 $28 million
Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz 2 $20 million
Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale $10 million
Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury $10 million
Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz $2 million
Deontay Wilder vs Bermane Stiverne 2 $1.4 million
Deontay Wilder vs Gerald Washington $900,000
Deontay Wilder vs Chris Arreola $1.4 million

Deontay Wilder purse info per Sports Payouts & Sporting News

Deontay Wilder Endorsements & Sponsorship

Although the vast majority of Deontay Wilder’s earnings comes from prize fighting, he also earns an extremely lucrative sum of money outside of the ring. These vast endorsement deals from outside of the ring are a big player in boosting Wilder’s net worth and salary.

The 1985-born boxing phenom’s biggest endorsement deal as of today is his partnership with Everlast. Wilder has shown great loyalty to Everlast for several years during his boxing career, and still sports their boxing gear to this day. He also regularly uses Everlast boxing gloves in the ring for his world title fights, as well as during training camps.

Some of Deontay Wilder’s other endorsements include his partnerships with PureKana CBD, Raising Cane’s and IHC Crypto. There is not much else known about Wilder’s endorsements and sponsors outside of his career as a boxer.

All in all, Deontay Wilder’s various sponsorships certainly help boost his net worth. Per Forbes, he reportedly earns an estimated $500,000 per annum through endorsements. Ultimately though it is punching people in the face for a living that pays ‘The Bronze Bomber’ the most money.

Be sure to claim the various sports betting apps bonuses and boxing free bets available on the SportsLens site ahead of Deontay Wilder’s next fight.

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