Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. is a former American professional boxer and a current professional boxing promoter. He is widely considered the best pound-for-pound fighters in the history of boxing. Infamous for being undefeated, he has a record of 50-0 and has never lost a professional bout. An all-time great he has won championships across five weight divisions, having boxed some 397 rounds over the course of his 21-year professional career. Even before turning professional, he had already won an Olympic bronze medal representing his country and three national Golden Gloves titles.
Apart from being one of the successful athletes, he is also one of the most richest. From 2012 to 2014, he was ranked the highest-paid athletes by both Sports Illustrated and Forbes, while also topping the charts of Forbes Top 50 highest-paid athletes in 2015. The year 2015 was record breaking for him after his fight his Manny Pacquiao, as he broke Tiger Woods’ record for money made by an athlete in a single year, grossing a total of $300 million compared to Woods’ $115 million in 2008. Still going strong, his fight with Conor McGregor earned him a whopping $275 million as the “A” side of the bout and his role as the promoter, which has helped him retain his position as the richest athlete in the world.
His pay-per-view events are especially lucrative having generated 23.8 million PPV buys $1.67 billion in revenue surpassing the likes of many previous greats like Mike Tyson, Oscar De La Hoya, Evander Holyfield and Manny Pacquiao.
Floyd Mayweather's Net Worth in 2018
There are various figures that are associated with Floyd Mayweather’s net worth, however his net worth is expected to be definitely upwards of $560 million. He recently became one of the three athletes to have ever to reach $1 billion in total earnings in their career, alongside Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods, after his fight with Conor McGregor. His net worth would be most likely between the range of $700 million and $1 billion.
Mayweather is also pondering upon return as a professional athlete and might test the waters in the field of mixed martial arts. If the talks are anything to be accounted for, his value would drive up significantly, knowing his pay-per-view events can be immensely lucrative.
Floyd Mayweather's Earnings
His earnings this year are expected to be around $285 million, making him the highest paid athlete this year so far. Also commanding a good presence in the media market, he has made $10 million from endorsements this year. His primary endorsement deal is with Swiss luxury watchmaker company Hublot.
Floyd Mayweather's Investments
Known for living quite the lavish life and spending a lot of money, he has own grandiose luxury car collection which includes a Bugatti Veyron 16.4 and a Ferrari Enzo. His car collection is estimated to have a value of around $15.6 million to $20 million. He also has a watch collection which is valued around $6.4 million.
He has a mansion in Las Vegas, Nevada which is one of the most prized assets of Mayweather. The former boxer is also into gambling, and has made six figure bets on numerous occasions. He supposedly made $1.1 million bet in an Oregon college football game.
|Age||Source of Wealth|
|$285 million||$10 million|
|Las Vegas, Nevada||Hublot|
|Single||Make-A-Wish Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Hurricane Harvey Relief|