Floyd Mayweather Sr. net worth: American boxing trainer and the welterweight contender during the 1980s, Floyd Mayweather Sr. has a net worth of $25 million.
Born on January 15, 1952, Floyd Mayweather, Sr’s brother Roger was WBC super featherweight and super lightweight champion while his youngest brother Jeff had a IBO super featherweight title. Mayweather is best known for his outspokenness, and for his skills of poetry that he did for his opponents. Also called ‘poet laureate of boxing’, Mayweather won the US Championship Tournament in 1977 against Miguel Barreto and came to prominence.
However, he suffered from lung disease sarcoidosis and quit as a fighter to become a trainer. He was shot in the leg by Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s maternal uncle when Jr. was only one. However, Mayweather Sr. did not quit and started working for several boxers. His defensive techniques are best known and he is often named ‘The Greatest Trainer of All Time’.
Floyd Mayweather Sr. trained Chad Dawson, Joan Guzman and women’s champion Laila Ali who were all champions. He also trained Oscar De La Hoya for five years until 2006. He also demanded $2 million from Hoya to fight his son in 2007. The break between the two reunited father and son that helped Jr. to make a great progress.
These two were in an on-and-off relationship in terms of training, to which Floyd Mayweather Sr. responded “I don’t need to train my son, I need a relationship with my son.” He got back to train his son again in 2013 for the son was looking to improve his defensive skills. He helped his son beat Manny Pacquiao in one of the great boxing matches in history.
With a career as a trainer, he takes away 10% of what’s earned by his trainee and currently has an estimated net worth of $25 million.
Quick facts about Floyd Mayweather Sr.
Full Name: Floyd Mayweather
Profession: Former boxer, Boxing trainer
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight: 147 lbs (66.68 kg)
Date of Birth: January 15, 1952
Place of Birth: Amori, Mississippi, United States
Marital status: Married (Deborah Sinclair)