Floyd Mayweather total Net Worth and Salary : Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is the professional and undefeated five-division world boxing champion who have estimated net worth of $280 million US dollars.
One of the greatest boxing personalities in the world is Floyd Mayweather. He is among the best boxers in the world due to his good record in the boxing matches. He was born in February 24, 1977 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is of the African American ethnicity. His involvement in this sport has also made him become one of the richest athletes in the world.
According to the trusted Forbes magazine, Floyd is worth $280 million USD. He has managed to raise this as his net amount. For the years 2012 and 2013, Mayweather has consistently appeared in the Forbes list of the Top 50 Highest Paid Athletes in the World. He has boxing to thank for his financial riches.
Being among the best earning sports celebrity in the world, he must have earned a huge salary from the sport. In the year 2006, he earned $8 million from his boxing match against Baldomir. Though $8 million a match looks like a fortune to many boxers, this was one of his lowest salaries from a single match. He has earned as much as $40 million per match. This was in 2011 when he was in the ring against Victor Ortiz. Some of his other earnings from the matches are highlighted below here.
vs. Miguel Cotto (2011): $32 million
vs. Juan Manuel Marquez (2009): $25 million
vs. Shan Mosley (2008): $30 million
vs. Hatton (2007): $25 million
vs. De La Hoya (2007): $25 million.
These are some of the earnings he has been receiving from the boxing arena. In 2008, he appeared on a WWE wrestling match and defeated one of WWE’s best, The Big Show, earning him $20 million.
But the rich boxing champion has also had some financial setbacks. The IRS is on his back for $6.1 million of unpaid taxes. He was also sued by a Florida real estate agent who claimed $1.7 from the boxer. A series of financial problems have been following him and his jewellery worth $7.1 million were stolen from his home.
Despite the many difficulties he is facing, he still remains to be one of the richest athletes in the world maintaining a huge net worth in is account.