Floyd Mayweather net worth: Renowned American professional boxer, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has a net worth of $400 million.
Born on February 24, 1977 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to boxer father Floyd Mayweather Sr., Mayweather belongs to a family of boxers. Floyd Mayweather was inspired from his father and uncle into boxing while his grandmother always encouraged him to this sport. He was trained by his father who sold drugs and was involved in illegal activity, keeping his son out of it. He made boxing his life and dropped school to pursue his boxing career.
As an amateur, he had a record of 84-6 that won him national Golden Gloves championships in 1993, 1994 and 1996. Nicknamed ‘Pretty Boy’ because of his defensive skills and few scars, Mayweather bagged a bronze medal in 1996 Olympics in the featherweight division.
As a boxing professional, Mayweather first fought against Roberto Apodaca who could not stand more than two rounds. He is one of the finest boxers who beat opponents either in knockout or TKO and had never looked back since. A pugilistic prodigy since young age, Floyd Meaweather has went on to win boxing championship in five different categories- Super Featherweight, Lightweight, Junior Welterweight, Welterweight twice and Super Welterweight.
Having never lost a match with a record of 48-0, Mayweather won 26 of them by knockout to become the highest paid boxer in the world. Just with his boxing career, he amasses $80-$150 million through fighting in the ring while his biggest earning came in 2014/15 where he made $300 million in total.
Floyd Mayweather’s career earning through his big wins are listed here-
|November 4, 2006||Carlos Baldomir||$8 million|
|May 5, 2007||Oscar De La Hoya||$25 million|
|December 8, 2007||Ricky Hatton||$25 million|
|September 19, 2009||Juan Manuel Marquez||$25 million|
|May 14, 2010||Sugar Shane Mosley||$30 million|
|September 17, 2011||Victor Ortiz||$40 million|
|May 5, 2012||Miguel Cotto||$40 million|
|May 4, 2013||Robert Guerrero||$50 million|
|September 14, 2013||Saul Alvarez||$75 million|
|May 2, 2014||Marcos Maidana||$40 million|
|September 13, 2014||Marcos Maidana||$32 million|
|May 2, 2015||Manny Pacquiao||$220 million|
His biggest fight according to the Pay Per View bout and earning was against Manny Pacquiao which is often named ‘Fight of the Century’ that had 4.4 million buys. Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao took place inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas where his defensive skills saw Pacquiao lose tempers on. He won the match-out with 118-10, 116-112, 116-112 scoreline to become the richest boxer in the world. The two are against said to fight against each other sometimes later.
Apart from his career as a professional boxer, Mayweather has also made appearance for the WWE in a No Way Out event in 2008. He was challenged by Big Show for the WrestleMania XXIV in a No Disqualification match that he won to keep hold of his record. He even confirmed that he was paid $20 million for a single fight in the ring. He has also made appearance on the show ‘Dancing with the Stars’ with Karina Smirnoff, a Ukrainian-American professional ballroom dancer but the two finished ninth.
Is Floyd Mayweather married? This father of four children is not married and is said to be in a relationship with Doralie Medina. Medina is a massage therapist and got connected with Mayweather through a comon friend and the two started dating after Floyd broke up with Shantel Jackson in 2014. This multi-million athlete bags money with his punches and currently lives a lavishing life in a big mansion in Las Vegas Township.
Floyd Mayweather’s net worth stands high at $400 million and he can seriously live a life without even needing to lift his hand now!
Quick Facts about Floyd Mayweather
Full Name: Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Height: 5′ 8″ (1.72 m)
Weight: 146.5 lbs (66.45 kg)
Date of Birth: February 24, 1977
Place of Birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Marital status: Single
Floyd Mayweather Net Worth: $400 million