Top 5 Boxers Boast Combined Net Worth of $1.4 Billion

According to Celebrity Net Worth, the world’s top five boxers have a combined net worth of about $1.4 billion from fights, endorsements, and investments.

1. Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather, the richest boxer in the world, with a net worth of $400 million.

The retired American boxing champion is the fifth-highest-paid athlete in history.

Throughout his 21-year career, from 1996 to 2017, he won 15 major world championships ranging from super featherweight to light middleweight.

The Boxing Writers Association of America selected Mayweather the “Fighter of the Decade” for the 2010s.


2. George Foreman

George Foreman

Another American boxer, George Foreman, came in second with a net worth of $300 million.

He is a two-time world heavyweight boxing champion, an Olympic gold medalist, and a multimillionaire businessman.

His income, however, derived little from boxing. George Foreman Grill, the brand that bears his name, has sold over 100 million units globally.


3. Saul Alvarez

Mexican light middleweight boxer Saul Alvarez finished third, with a net worth of $250 million.

Canelo’s professional career began at the age of 15. His notable achievements include winning the World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association (Super), and Ring magazine light middleweight titles.

He owns Canelo Energy, a chain of Mexican gas stations. He has also invested in convenience stores, a clothing business, and a fitness program.


4. Manny Pacquiao

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao is the only Asian athlete on the list, with a net worth of $220 million.

He is the only professional boxer to be called an eight-division world champion, having won linear championships in five separate weight divisions.

Pacquiao is also interested in politics, having served as a senator in the Philippines for several years.

Manny’s biggest and most profitable battle of his career came in May 2015, against longtime adversary Floyd Mayweather. Manny made $130 million from the bout.


5. Oscar de La Hoya

With a net worth of $200 million, Oscar De La Hoya finished fifth.

The American boxer of Mexican ancestry, nicknamed “The Golden Boy,” has won 11 world titles in six weight classes.

Hoya made his pro debut in 1992. Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, he competed in some of the most memorable and lucrative boxing matches in history, going up against superstars like Julio César Chávez, Pernell Whitaker, and Floyd Mayweather.

Since retiring from fighting, Oscar has built a lucrative career as a boxing promoter through his organization, Golden Boy Promotions.



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