Andrew Tate's Net Worth Remains in the Millions While He Sits in Jail

Andrew Tate is a kickboxer and social media influencer. Tate was arrested over allegations of rape and human trafficking. What's his net worth?

Danielle Letenyei - Author

Feb. 21 2023, Updated 11:42 a.m. ET

Andrew Tate
Source: Instagram/@cobratate

American-British kickboxer Andrew Tate has gained significant media attention since his appearance on Season 17 of Big Brother. Much of it came after he was kicked off the show over a video allegedly showing him hitting a woman with a belt. Despite the controversy behind Tate’s departure from the show, his net worth skyrocketed.

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The professional kickboxer turned social media influencer soon became (and still is) an icon to many men around the world, though the majority argue his views are largely misogynistic. Keep reading to find out more about what happened to Tate and why he was jailed, and a look at his net worth.

Andrew Tate

Professional kickboxer and online personality

Net worth: $50 Million

Andrew Tate grew his wealth as a professional kickboxer who won several titles between 2009 and 2014. Today, Tate is an online personality known for his controversial comments about women and other topics. He has recently been accused of raping several women and is facing criminal charges over human trafficking allegations.

Age: 36

Birthdate: Dec. 1, 1986

Birthplace: Chicago, Ill.

Residence: Bucharest, Romania

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Andrew Tate kickboxing
Source: Instagram/@Cobratate

How did Andrew Tate get rich?

Tate's net worth is built on the earnings he collected while kickboxing. His social media presence has also helped grow his fortune. Today, Tate's net worth is estimated to be around $50 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth, though some sources suspect it might be higher.

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Why were Andrew Tate's social media accounts suspended?

Tate has become a popular figure on the internet and social media, although he admitted in an interview with Adin Ross that he doesn't have accounts on sites like TikTok, YouTube, and Twitch.

"Bro I'm busy running the world. I got s--t to do, so I'm not really that big on the internet," Tate told Ross. "I'm an anti-government person. I don't like making accounts online. I don't like signing up for stuff. John Law and the government are my enemies."

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Tate did have three Twitter accounts — @OfWudan, @Cobratate, and @MasterfulPo — that were all suspended for violating Twitter rules, reports the Independent. However, it appears Tate's account, @Cobratate has been activated and he has been tweeting even while being held in a Romanian prison.

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Where is Andrew Tate from?

Tate was born Emory Andrew Tate III in Chicago on Dec. 14, 1986. He has been boxing and practicing martial arts since 2005 when he was 19. In 2009, Tate won his first belt and title when he was crowned International Sports Karate Association (ISKA) Full Contact Cruiserweight champion in England.

When Tate won his first kickboxing title, he worked full-time as a television advertising salesman. He told the Luton News Herald & Post that he wasn't ready to quit his day job to pursue a career in boxing.

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"Everyone is saying I've got the potential to be world-class if I'm not there already," Tate told the English publication in 2009. "I could live off it, but I wouldn't have a beautiful living. It's still my secondary thing."

But boxing eventually became Tate's number one gig as he continued to win titles every year between 2011 and 2014. Those titles include:

  • 2011 ISKA World Full-Contact Light Heavyweight Champion -81.5 kg

  • 2012 Enfusion: Trial of the Gladiators Tournament Runner-Up

  • 2013 ISKA World Full-Contact Light Cruiserweight Champion -84.6 kg (1 Title Def.)

  • 2014 Enfusion Live World Champion -90 kg

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What are Andrew Tate's views on women?

Tate has stirred up controversy over the years for his treatment and derogatory comments about women. He was kicked off the U.K. version of the television show Big Brother in 2016 after a video of him allegedly beating a woman surfaced.

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Tate also commented on one of his now-suspended Twitter accounts that women who are raped "bear some responsibility," the Independent reports.

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What happened to Andrew Tate?

In April 2022, police in Romania raided Tate's home in connection with a human trafficking and rape investigation they were conducting, The Daily Beast reports. Police had received a tip that an American woman was allegedly held captive at Tate's house.

According to The Daily Beast, Tate addressed the raid in an Instagram post where he's pictured in a staged interrogation room with the caption: "Officer… I think we can all agree that b---hes love to lie."

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Fast-forward to December 2023 and Tate and his brother Tristan were being taken into custody by Romanian officials over allegations of rape, human trafficking, and forming an organized crime group. Although Tate assures the public that he's innocent, authorities don't seem to agree.

On Feb. 21, 2023, a Romanian court ruled to keep Tate behind bars for another 30 days, the DailyMail reported. Apparently, Tate and his brother are "too dangerous to be released."

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