Floyd Mayweather Net Worth, Career And Biography

Floyd Mayweather Net Worth
Floyd Mayweather Net Worth

Floyd Mayweather net worth as a former professional American boxer is a massive accumulation of all his earnings throughout his boxing career. Best known at this moment as a professional boxing promoter, his fortune came from his competition in the sport from 1996 to 2007, 2009 to 2010, 2011 to 2015, and a one-fight comeback in 2017. which leads to Floyd Mayweather net worth the amount mentioned below.

During his boxing career, he won a massive fifteen major world titles including the lineal championship in four weight classes and The Ring in five weight classes, and retired with an undefeated record.

As an amateur, in the 1996 Olympics, Mayweather won one bronze medal in the featherweight division. He also won the U.S. national championship at featherweight and three U.S. Golden Gloves championships.

Floyd Mayweather’s Early Life

Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. was born Floyd Joy Sinclair on February 24, 1977, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the United States where he grew up. His father Floyd Mayweather Sr. was an ex-boxer from whom he got his inspiration, and his mother was Deborah Sinclair.

His uncles were also professional boxers so boxing was a big part of Floyd’s childhood. His father regularly took him to the gym where he trained and worked on his boxing. He soon started to pay full attention to boxing which caused him to drop out of High School.

Floyd Mayweather’s Career

Huge fame and global recognition accompanied Floyd Mayweather when he kicked off his boxing career journey with a win in the 1993 national Golden Gloves championships, followed by a bronze medal win in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.

He defeated Carlos Navarro, James Baker, William Jenkins, and others in the Feather-weight Olympic qualification. Going further he defeated Artur Gevorgyan, Bakhtiyar Tileganov, Lorenzo Aragon, and several more, finishing his amateur career in impressive form.

His first professional fight took place on October 11, 1996, against another newcomer Roberto Apodaca, who he defeated. After two years in professional boxing, Floyd Mayweather won his first world title against Genaro Hernández. He became the first 1996 United States Olympian to win a world title.

By the end of 1998, he has reached the rank of number. He defended his third title and won Justin Juuko via knockout. He successfully embarked on a 7-year stretch which had many fight fans regard him as one of boxing’s all-time greats since 2000.

In 2007 after he defeated Ricky Hatton,  Floyd Mayweather announced his retirement from the sport, only to make a return in September 2009. He defeated Shane Mosley in Las Vegas to keep his professional record of 41-0.

He fought against eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao on May 2, 2015, who he defeated to retain his perfect record. In 2017, he defeated Conor McGregor in a much-anticipated fight before slipping back into retirement.

Mostly known for being a retired sportsman, Floyd Mayweather has also appeared in a small number of television series and movies. Throughout his years as an active professional boxer, Floyd Mayweather has garnered several awards to his name.

Timeline of Floyd Mayweather’s Achievements

Boxing Titles

1. Major world titles

  • WBC super featherweight champion (130 lbs)
  • WBC lightweight champion (135 lbs)
    WBC super lightweight champion (140 lbs)
  • IBF welterweight champion (147 lbs)
  • WBC welterweight champion (147 lbs) (2×)
  • WBA (Super) welterweight champion (147 lbs)
  • WBO welterweight champion (147 lbs)
  • WBC light middleweight champion (154 lbs) (2×)
  • WBA (Super) light middleweight champion (154 lbs)

2. Minor world titles

  • IBO welterweight champion (147 lbs)
  • IBA welterweight champion (147 lbs)

3. The Ring magazine titles

  • The Ring lightweight champion (135 lbs)
  • The Ring welterweight champion (147 lbs) (2×)
  • The Ring light middleweight champion (154 lbs)

4. Lineal titles

  • Lineal super featherweight champion (130 lbs) [249]
  • Lineal lightweight champion (135 lbs) [250]
  • Lineal welterweight champion (147 lbs) (2×)
  • Lineal light middleweight champion (154 lbs)

5. Honorary titles

  • WBC All Africa champion
  • WBC Emeritus light middleweight champion
  • WBC Diamond light middleweight champion
  • WBC 24K Gold champion
  • WBC Supreme champion
  • WBC Emerald champion
  • WBA Man of Triumph Gold champion
  • WBC Money champion

Honors & Awards

  • 1993 Michigan State Golden Gloves Champion, 106 Lbs
  • 1993 National Golden Gloves Champion, 106 Lbs
  • 1994 Michigan State Golden Gloves Champion, 112 Lbs
  • 1994 National Golden Gloves Champion, 112 Lbs
  • 1995 PAL Champíon, 125 Lbs; Outstanding Boxer Award
  • 1995 United States amateur boxing featherweight champions, 125 Lbs
  • 1995 Competed at Featherweight at World Amateur Boxing Championships
  • 1996 Michigan State Golden Gloves Champion, 125 Lbs
  • 1996 National Golden Gloves Champion, 125 Lbs
  • 1996 Qualified as a Featherweight for the US Olympic Team
  • 1996 Atlanta Olympics Featherweight Bronze medalist
  • 1998 and 2007 International Boxíng Award for Fighter of the Year
  • 1998 and 2007 Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year
  • 2002 World Boxíng Hall of Fame Fíghter of the Year
  • 2005 and 2007 World Boxîng Council Boxer of the Year
  • 2005 to 2008 The Ring ‘number one pound for pound
  • 2007 Boxíng Writers Assocíation of America Fíghter of the Year
  • 2007 ESPN Fighter of the Year
  • 2007 Forbes Magazine, Ranked 14th Richest Celebrity Paydays
  • 2007 NewYork Daily News Fighter of the Year
  • 2007 World Boxíng Council Event (The World Awaits )
  • 2007 World Boxing Council Knockout of the Year (against Ricky Hatton )
  • 2007, 2008, and 2010 Best Fíghter ESPY Award
  • 2007, 2008, and 2010 Ring Magazíne Event of the Year
  • 2008 Sports Illustrated, 4th position on The 50 Highest-Earning American Athletes
  • 2008 Yahoo Sports, Ranked 6th Most Powerful People in Boxing
  • 200 Ring Magazine Comeback of the Year
  • 2009 and 2010  BBC Sport, BoxRec and Yahoo! Sports number 1 pound for pound
  • 2010 Yahoo! Sports Boxing’s Most Influential (ranked 70th)
  • 2010 Forbes magazine Celebrity 100 (ranked 31st)
  • 2010 Ranked 2nd on Forbes Magazine World’s 50 Top-Earning Athletes
  • 2010 Ranked 3rd on Sports Illustrated’s 50 Highest-Earning American Athletes
  • 2012 Forbes Magazine #1 of the world’s 100 highest-paid athletes
  • 2012 Sports Illustrated #1 fortunes 50
  • 2012 Best Fighter ESPY Award
    2013 Ring ‘number one pound for
  • pound
  • 2013 Boxing Writers Association of America Fíghter of the Year
  • 2015 The Best Ever Award
  • 2015 Ranked “Number One” on Forbes World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities
  • 2015 Boxing Writers Association of America Fíghter of the Year
  • 2016 Guinness World Records, the Most bouts undefeated by a world champíon boxer in a career (49)
  • 2016 Guinness World Records, the Highest-career pay-per-view sales for a boxer ($1.3 billion)
  • 2016 Guinness World Records, the Most expensive boxing championship belt ($1 Million)
  • 2018 Ranked 1st on Forbes magazine, world’s 100 highest paid entertainers
  • 2019 Forbes magazine highest-paid athlete of the decade
  • 2010 – 2019 Boxing Writers Association of America Fíghter of the Decade
  • 2010 – 2019 World Boxing Assocíation Boxer of the Decade
  • 2010 – 2019 Yahoo Sports Fighter of the Decade
  • 2010 – 2019 World Boxing News Fighter of the Decade

Personal Life, Relationships, Children

Floyd Mayweather may have an intriguing career but his personal life is nothing close to convincing. He has had a good number of women in his life, but he has been married to none.

Floyd believes that a man should have as many women as he can afford. Demeaning as this seems to be, he has had relationships with a number of high-profile women, including Doralie Medina, Liza Hernandez, Shantel Jackson, and Josie Harris.

Floyd Mayweather has four children from his relationships, two boys and two girls.

Floyd Mayweather Net Worth

In 2010, Floyd Mayweather became the third highest-paid American athlete. Earning around $80-$150 million every year. Floyd Mayweather net worth is currently estimated at $450 million.

His wealth has also come from his stints in a small number of television series and movies. Additionally, he owns a boxìng gym called the ‘Mayweather Boxing Club’.

He lives in his massive five-bedroom, seven-bath custom-built mansion located in the Las Vegas Valley.


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