Floyd Mayweather, one of the top five boxing champions of America. He is known for the amazing success that he has seen in such a short span. What makes him stand out from the rest of the Boxing champions is the fact that the others made a major fraction of their income from the advertisements that they signed, but most of Floyd Mayweather’s income was earned from his two boxing matches.
|Full Name:||Floyd Mayweather|
|Stage Name:||Pretty Boy
TBE (“The Best Ever”)
|Birthday:||Feb 24, 1977|
|Place Of Origin:||United States of America|
|Age:||44 years old|
|Height:||5 feet 8 inches|
|Profession:||Professional boxing promoter|
|Total Net Worth:||$450 million|
Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on February 24, 1977, to Floyd Mayweather Sr, a boxer by profession, Floyd Mayweather dealt with some severe family issues as a child. His mother was a drug addict and his father stayed out of the house most of the time. He did spend some time with Floyd but soon had to go to Jail. When his father was in Jail, Floyd lived with his grandmother and had also joined a boxing gym, to work on his skills. He even left his high school to devote as much time to boxing, as he could.
He fought his very first professional match in 1996 against Roberto Apodaca. Before that, he had already bagged the winner trophy in the national Golden Gloves championships in 1993, 1994, and 1996. Floyd did not stop here. He went on to win 6 consecutive championships in five categories namely, Super Featherweight, Lightweight, Junior Welterweight, Welterweight twice, and Super Welterweight.
In 2019, Floyd Mayweather fought the most powerful enemy (opponent) of his life, Manny Pacquiao. Their boxing match is believed to be the most sought after and the most-watched match in the history of boxing. The match generated overall revenue of $180 million and Floyd was given a share of $25 million and later added $20-25 million. In 2010, he won a match against Sugar” Shane Mosley. In 2011, he won a match against Victor Ortiz and Miguel Cotto 2012.
In 2013, he defeated Robert Guerrero, and in the same year, he also fought a match against Saul Alvarez. Finally, in 2015, Floyd and Pacquiao fought a final match which grabbed a lot of viewers and generated a lot of revenue. He also invests in real estate and owns a mansion in Las Vegas that has 11 bedrooms. It cost him $10 million. In 2017, he bought a mansion in Beverly Hills for $25.5 million. This mansion has a wine room and a movie theatre too.
Floyd Mayweather loves collecting luxurious stuff, from cars to jewelry, he has them all. An ESPN interviewer revealed that the boxer owns more than $15 million worth of luxury cars. These cars are seated in his garage and haven’t even been driven a single time. The Towbin Motorcars in Las Vegas have been known to sell as many as 100 cars to Floyd and it has been said that Floyd mostly makes all of these payments in cash.
He owns a Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita that costs $5 million, a Bugatti Chiron that costs $3.5 million, 3 Bugatti Veyrons that cost him $2 million, a Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse, a Pagani Huayra worth $1.4 million, and a limited edition LaFerrari Aperta which costs $1 million. He also owns several other cars like Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Bentleys, Rolls Royces, and Mercedes. Floyd Mayweather is also very fond of private jets. He owns a Gulfstream G650, which he calls Air Mayweather and which cost him $60 million.
This jet was his gift to himself on his 41st birthday (2018). The boxer took the jet and flew to Iceland. It is said that he did all of this, just for a good photograph for Instagram. The plane has its boxing record (“50 – o”) written on both of its sides and in its wings. Another private jet that Floyd Mayweather owns is the Gulfstream III that costs $30 million. It is known that Floyd Mayweather usually flies in the G650 and the other jet (Air Mayweather II) carries his team.
A few years ago, Floyd posted a picture of himself flaunting his favorite “toys” (according to him) that included seven of his cars and a private jet. Apart from his toys, he has a big collection of some luxury watches. He owns as many as 40 watches and usually carries at least 30 watches with him. He has been known to wear jewelry worth $3 million, on regular days. He owns “The Billionaire”, which is a watch that costs $18 million and has 239 emerald-cut baguette diamonds.
In 2017, the IRS demanded an amount as large as $22.2 million from Floyd Mayweather as the tax he supplied to pay for his income in 2015. On being asked for the handsome amount of $22,238,255, Floyd asserted that he did not have enough cash to pay the debt but his legal team released a statement assuring the IRS that their debt shall be paid with full interest. The team affirmed, “Although the taxpayer has substantial assets, those assets are restricted and primarily illiquid. The taxpayer has a significant liquidity event scheduled in about 60 days from which he intends to pay the balance of the 2015 tax liability due and outstanding.”
Floyd Mayweather Net worth:
Floyd Mayweather’s net worth is $450 million. He earns $300 Million for a single fight. He is one of the top-earning boxers of the world, alongside Michael Schumacher, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods, and Michael Jordan. In 2015, in his fight against Manny Pacquiao, he earned $250 million and in 2017, he earned $300 million from his fight against Conor McGregor.