Floyd Mayweather Jr. is an American professional boxer and boxing promoter. Floyd has 50 wins and 0 losses in his career out of which 27 were knock out. He is consistently the highest-paid athlete in the world. In 2022, Floyd Mayweather net worth has topped over $500 million US dollars.
So, hey guys in the following article we are going to know about the most popular and expensive boxing champion, Floyd Mayweather. We will discuss Floyd Mayweather’s biography, lifestyle, his exact net worth and how much he earns from his boxing matches per year.
Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on 24 February 1977 into a family of boxers. His father Floyd Mayweather Sr. was a former welterweight contender and mother Deborah Sinclair was a homemaker.
Floyd’s two uncles Jeff Mayweather and Roger Mayweather were professional boxers, who trained him to become a professional boxer. His mother was a huge drug addict who later arrested by the cops with Floyd’s elder brother.
He joined Ottawa Hills High School for his higher education but later he dropped out. Floyd spent his childhood with her grandmother who motivated him to pursue his career in boxing. He started boxing when he was only seven years old.
His father spent most of the time with him and was taking him to the gym to train him and work on his boxing. Mayweather struggled so much in his childhood when his mother was jailed.
Mayweather won the national Golden Gloves championship in the year 1993, 1994 and 1996 in different categories. At the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, he won a bronze medal by reaching the semi-finals of the featherweight division.
He won his first professional bout in the year 1996 by knocking out Roberto Apodaca in round 2 at that time his trainer was his uncle Roger Mayweather.
In 1998, he won his career’s first world title the WBC Super featherweight championship by technical knockout in the 8th round. By the end of the year, 1998 Mayweather was ranked by The Ring as the #8-ranked pound-for-pound best boxer in the world.
He competed from 1996 to 2007, 2009 to 2010, 2011 to 2015 and made a one-fight comeback in 2017 which was against Conor McGregor.
Mayweather is a two-time winner of The Ring magazine’s Fighter of the year award, a three-time winner of the Boxing Writers Association of America Fighter of the Year award and six-time winner of the Best fighter ESPY Award.
He has a record of 26 consecutive wins in world title fights, 23 wins in lineal title fights, 24 wins against former or current lineal champions, and 2 wins against International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees.
Floyd Mayweather Net Worth
According to Celebritynetworth As of 2022, Floyd Mayweather has a net worth of roughly $565 million dollars. He earns around $25-30 million every year by selling merchandise and from endorsement deals.
A huge part of Floyd Mayweather’s income comes from brand promotions and commercial advertisement deals with popular companies. In 2017, after winning a fight against Conor McGregor he earned a total of $300 million.
Mayweather topped the Forbes and Sports Illustrated lists of the 50 highest-paid athletes of 2012 and 2013. And for the years 2014 and 2015, Forbes listed him as the highest-paid athlete in the world.
He is also known as Floyd Money Mayweather because of his high pay-per-view matches. Between June 2017 and June 2018 financial year, he earned a total of $300 million in his net worth.
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Floyd Mayweather age, height, wife, salary:
- Age: 45 years
- Height: 5 ft 8 in
- Profession: Boxer, Athlete
- Spouse: NA
- Nationality: United States of America
- Salary: $300 million per fight
- Net Worth: $565 million