Stephen Bunting Net Worth 2023: How Rich Is The English Dart Player?

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“How lucrative is the sport of throwing darts? Let’s try to find out by looking at Stephen Bunting Net Worth in 2023.”

It’s not just about the winnings as he is heavily sponsored by companies from all aspects of life. 

Stephen Bunting Taking A Walk Of Fame
Stephen Bunting Taking A Walk Of Fame (Source: TheSun)

Stephen Bunting was born on April 9, 1985, in Liverpool, England but his home town is St Helens, England.

He is a professional darts player and can be found competing in events of the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC).

Fans famously recognise Buting by his moniker “The Bullet”. It is a fitting name for a man of his talents. 

He won the BDO World Darts Championship in 2014 and is a two-time World Masters champion.

Bunting has always had a hand in darting as he was winning competitions from a very young age. 

In 2001, he won both the British Teenage Open and the World Youth Masters, as well as the WDF Europe Youth Cup in 2002.

A lot of fans said that he looked like Peter Griffin from Family Guy. So as a funny response, he started using “Surfin’ Bird” as his entrance music.

Stephen Bunting Net Worth 2023

Bunting’s net worth is estimated to be somewhere around $1 million to $5 million. This is all thanks to his winnings but mainly his sponsors and endorsements. 

Initially, Bunting was just sticking to the minor tournaments which paid him fairly well but not good enough. 

However, these tournaments were a significant step to upgrade his net worth. If it were not for them, he wouldn’t receive the recognition he so rightly deserved. 

Moving up in life, Bunting signed up with a PDC tour card which gained him access to major tournaments and earning potential.

Furthermore, he could not have reached the heights of fame today without the help of his sponsor.

Stephen Bunting Showing Excitement WHen His Dart Met The Target
Stephen Bunting Showing Excitement WHen His Dart Met The Target (Source: TheSun)

Some heavyweight sponsors are supporting Bunting in his dart campaign. One of them is Target Darts, one of the top dart manufacturing giants of the world. 

On top of that, the Rudd group are also financially supporting him. A family owns and operates a supplier of equipment for pubs, bars, clubs, and restaurants.

Inglenook Inns & Taverns is also a solid sponsor backing him. People know them for managing and tenanting over 50 pubs throughout the UK.

Finally, JenningsBet is majorly contributing to his campaign on the financial front. JenningsBet is the UK’s largest Independent Bookmaker with over 150 branches nationwide.

Bunting Vs. Van Gerwen Was Too Special To Watch 

In the World Darts Championship, Michael van Gerwen faced Stephen Bunting which was considered a highly anticipated match.

The result was a decisive 4-0 victory for van Gerwen. It seemed like Bunting was struggling to find his rhythm.

Sensing this, van Gerwen capitalized on the opportunity, advancing to the quarter-finals without dropping a set.

Despite acknowledging Bunting’s phenomenal darts, van Gerwen expressed satisfaction with his own performance, recognizing the need to display his best game.

Meanwhile, defending champion Michael Smith suffered a surprising 4-0 defeat to Chris Dobey.

Stephen Bunting Looks Dissapointed After His Loss
Stephen Bunting Looks Disappointed After His Loss (Source: Twitter)

Dobey, in fine form, showcased a stellar performance with a 102.43 average and three 100-plus checkouts, securing a significant win against the reigning champion.

Overall, the tournament witnessed surprising outcomes and notable performances, adding an extra layer of excitement to the World Darts Championship.

Bibek Dhoj Thapa
Bibek Dhoj Thapa

Bibek Dhoj Thapa

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