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Tristan Tate: From Council Estate To Millionaire Playboy

If you were to see someone with a collection of high-end supercars, luxury watches and designer clothing, while smoking fatter cigars than Hannibal from the A-team, the last thing you would image is they would be a kickboxer, especially for the fact kickboxing is known for not being the highest paid sport.

Yet, that is the lifestyle of former kickboxing champion Tristan Tate as he is now a self-made millionaire. Tristan has hung up his boxing gloves and he is now enjoying a lavish life, driving around in Bentley’s and flying around the world in private jets.

So, who is Tristan Tate?

Tristan Tate stats

Nickname: Talisman

Born: 15 July 1988

Fight Weight: 85kg

Height: 6ft 3

Tristan Tate’s net worth 2023: Approx £350 million.

Tristan was born 15th July 1988 and is a British-American kickboxer, commentator and businessman. Tristan is the younger brother to Andrew Tate and they grew up in their home town of Luton.

Tristan came from a very unique type of family. His dad was a master chess player, his brother was a world champion kickboxer and Tristan is also a kickboxing champion and quickly rose to fame starring on the reality TV program Shipwrecked.

It was on the 2011 series of Shipwrecked were he got himself known and not for all good either. The viewers didn’t take to his arrogant behaviour on the series. Tristan retired from kickboxing and Tristan and Andrew moved to Romania to set up and focus on their empire of businesses.

The Tate brothers now spend lots of their time travelling in super cars and partying, which Tristan regularly shares his luxury lifestyle on his social media. He also films himself enjoying a little bit too much of alcohol by downing spirit’s.

However, It hasn’t always been an extravagant lifestyle for Tristan, as In fact he actually grew up on a council estate in Luton. This is were he learned kickboxing at Storm Gym under coach Amir Subasic.

Tristan was a very tough fighter with a good kickboxing career and became a 2x ISKA kickboxing champion.

Watch the video to see Tristan Tate kickboxing title fight:

Since moving to Romania Tristan commentates on Romanian Xtreme Fighting (RXF) and Superkombat. Even though Tristan had officially retired from kickboxing, he took a last minute replacement MMA fight against Adrian Preda in 2016 on RXF 23. Unfortunately Tristan lost in the first round.

Sidekick owner Daniel Knight with Tristan and Andrew Tate.


Tristan’s kickboxing career never paid a substantial amount of money and both Tristan nor Andrew ever liked the idea of getting 9-5 jobs. The brothers always looked for ways to make money through various entrepreneurship ideas. They made their first millions from the X-rated industry before trading in cryptocurrency and starting other businesses, notably Hustlers University and The War Room.

Hustlers University (HU) was an online course and chat forum that cost $49.99 monthly with an aim to generate income for its users. Members inside had access to 12  millionaire “professors” who each specialized in different business sectors, ranging from cryptocurrency trading to copyrighting and eCommerce.

The course has had various reboots over the years, but the newest reboot rebranded the name to The Real World, with 19 millionaire teachers, instead of 12.

HU has been one of the Tates’ most successful business ventures, with over 200 thousand members as of 2023.

The War Room is one of the Tate brothers’ newest businesses. Still, the program has found significant success with over 2,500 members globally, with each membership costing $5,454.00.

It is described as a “global network in which exemplars of individualism work to free the modern man from socially induced incarceration.”

Besides being a networking community, not much is known about what is inside The War Room, as members must sign non-disclosures upon membership. However, we do know there are periodic in-person meetings in various locations around the world, with the Tates attending as well.

Image courtesy of Tristan Tates Instagram

Tristan Tate relationship

Tristan hit the headlines in Romania when he dated famous romanian TV presenter and model Bianca Dragusanu. Bianca was caught cheating on her husband Victor Slav with Tristan and subsequently left Victor to spend more time with Tristan. As it wrecked her powering woman and family image her TV show “I want you close to me” on Kanal D Romania was cancelled.

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Thanks to Brendan for contributing to the article.

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