Floyd Mayweather, Jr., also known as “Pretty Boy” during his amateur career because of his unmarked face, is an American boxer whose combination of speed, power, and technical prowess has propelled him to the top of the pound-for-pound rankings.
Floyd Mayweather's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Facts About Floyd Mayweather
|Estimate Net Worth||$450 – $560 million|
|Birthplace||Grand Rapids, Michigan|
|Birthday||February 24, 1977|
Floyd Mayweather's Net Worth
As of November 22, 2022, Floyd Mayweather’s net worth is $450-$560 million. (1) This makes him the fifth highest-paid athlete in history. Mayweather’s primary source of income is his former professional boxing career and his work as a boxing promoter.
The most significant part of Floyd Mayweather’s net worth comes from his boxing career. He earned more than half his total income from the May 2015 fight against Manny Pacquiao. This was one of the highest-grossing boxing matches of all time.
Floyd Mayweather's Early Life
Professional boxer, Floyd Mayweather Jr, is 45 years old. He was born on February 24, 1977, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the son of Deborah Sinclair and Floyd Mayweather Sr., also an American boxer.
Mayweather also has siblings, Justin Mayweather Jones (half-brother), Fannie Orr (sister), Deltricia Tawanna Howard (sister), and Fatimah Mayweather (sister). (2)
Before becoming famous, Floyd Mayweather’s early life was not easy; he had a difficult childhood. He had to deal with substance abuse, anger, and a father who was incarcerated for drug trafficking. He also had a hard time coping with his mother’s drug addiction. He dropped out of high school to focus on his boxing career.
In 2004, Floyd was convicted of a misdemeanor battery charge. He pleaded no contest and received a 90-day suspended sentence. He was also ordered to complete community service. (3)
The following year, Floyd earned a six-month suspended sentence for another misdemeanor charge. He also received a 90-day suspended sentence for a battery conviction. In 2005, Floyd pleaded no contest to another misdemeanor battery charge.
Floyd Mayweather's Education
Floyd Mayweather did not complete high school. He worked hard to achieve his goal of becoming a successful professional boxer. He dropped out of Ottawa Hills High School. (4)
Floyd Mayweather's Relationships and Family Life
Although Floyd has never married, he has had affairs with several women.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been in a relationship with Josie Harris, whose marriage was turbulent. Doralie Medina (2014 – 2015), Princess Love Norwood (2012 – 2014), Lil’ Kim (2011), Keyshia Cole (2008 – 2018), Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas (2008 – 2010), Melissa Brim (1998 – 2000).
Floyd Mayweather Jr. was previously married to Shantel Jackson (2010-2014) and Josie Harris (2005 – 2010). (5)
Floyd Mayweather's Career
Throughout his career, Floyd Mayweather has earned over a billion dollars. He is currently the world’s richest athlete. He is also one of the best boxers of all time. ESPN has ranked him as the best boxer of the past 25 years. He has won dozens of championships in multiple weight classes.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. extended his undefeated professional boxing streak to 50 victories and 0 defeats (50-0), surpassing Hall of Famer Rocky Marciano’s 49-0 record, after defeating Conor McGregor by technical knockout (TKO) in the 10th round. (6)
Floyd Mayweather fights Mike Tyson, Logan Paul, Tyson Fury, Oscar De la Hoya, Canelo Alvarez, Miguel Cotto, and Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao.
Mayweather Jr. won the fight against Manny Pacquiao unanimously, with two judges scoring it 116-112 and the other 118-110. (7)
Floyd Mayweather has earned over $1.1 billion. He has become the fifth highest-paid athlete in history. (8) He has also been awarded several awards and is one of the most followed athletes in the world. Besides his boxing career, he has also appeared in several films.
He has also made a few appearances on the popular television show Dancing with the Stars. He also has a foundation named Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation. This foundation aims to help youth develop leadership skills. He also works to improve community relationships.
The boxer is a very active social media user. He has over 28.5 million followers on Instagram. He is also active on Twitter and YouTube. He has over 15 million followers on Facebook.
Floyd Mayweather has a huge fan following. He earns 10 million dollars a year from endorsements. He also makes $150 to 300 million dollars a year when he fights.
In 2007, Floyd defeated Oscar De La Hoya for the WBC super-welterweight title. This earned him $25 million. This was the largest payday of his career. He was also guaranteed $10 million and 50% of the Pay Per View profits. The PPV generated $50 million in revenue.
In 2010, Floyd was the highest-paid American athlete. He earned $60 million that year. In addition, he earned $10 million a year from endorsement deals.
Throughout his long career as a professional boxer, Floyd Mayweather has accumulated enormous wealth. He has amassed a massive collection of high-end cars, luxury watches, and real estate. He has also earned millions of dollars through endorsement deals. He also made money from his boxing promotions company, Mayweather Promotions, and his involvement in NASCAR racing.
Floyd Mayweather's Controversies
Almost every famous boxer is involved in controversy, and Floyd Mayweather is no exception. “The Best Ever” has had its fair share of scandals and controversies during his illustrious boxing career.
Floyd Mayweather posted a racist and hateful message on his social media account directed at Manny Pacquiao, who was on a three-city promotional tour for his fight with Antonio Margarito.
Mayweather had said: “As soon as we come off vacation, we’re going to cook that little yellow chump. Once I stomp the midget, I’ll make that mother f***** make me a sushi roll and cook me some rice. He better make me a shrimp tempura cut roll… I’m gonna take that motherf***er to the teppanyaki room and chop his ass up with some rice.”
Floyd Mayweather’s video sparked widespread outrage. The National Federation of Filipino American Association strongly condemned his self-made internet video (NaFFAA).
Greg Macabenta, national chairman of the NaFFAA, slammed Mayweather for his controversial remarks about Pacquiao, a national icon in his country, saying: “This disgusting diatribe against Pacquiao is a racial slur against all Filipinos and Filipino Americans and an embarrassment not only to the boxing community but to all Americans. Talking trash may be common between boxing rivals, but Mayweather’s racially laced profanities brazenly crossed the line of decency and respectability.”
Floyd Mayweather issued an apology the next day after receiving widespread criticism for his controversial remarks. In another video message, he said, “I do want to apologize for what happened the other night. I want to apologize to everybody because everybody thought that it was a racist comment that I said. I don’t have a racist bone in my body. I have nothing but love for everybody. Forgive me for saying what I said. I was just having fun. I didn’t really mean it. Nothing in a bad way. So let’s stay on this roller coaster ride and keep riding, baby. It’s all love.” (9)
Floyd Mayweather's Real Estate & Other Properties
Among the many things that Floyd Mayweather has to offer is an extensive real estate portfolio. He has properties in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York City, and Miami Beach. He is also an investor in a real estate firm that owns nine skyscrapers. (10)
One of his largest investments is a skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan called One Vanderbilt. It has a restaurant, a bank branch, a railroad terminal, and observation deck.
Mayweather also owns a mansion in Las Vegas that he bought for $25 million. It is on a third of an acre. The mansion has a tennis court, a golf course, a gym, a movie theater, and a 20-person guesthouse. There are also four garages and parking for six cars.
Another of his investments is a man-made island in Biscayne Bay called Palm Island. It has a dock for a 100-foot yacht. The home has a stone deck, indoor movie theater, and a game room. It was listed for $21.8 million in 2016. (11)
He also has a sweet spread in Miami Beach. He bought the home in 2016 for $18 million. It is on a 0.32-acre lot. It has nine bedrooms, 10.5 bathrooms, and a game room. The home also has a swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, and outdoor basketball court.
Floyd also has several private jets. He owns a G650, which has his name emblazoned on the side. Another jet is a $30 million Gulfstream III. In addition to the jets, Floyd also owns several Rolls Royces.
He is also involved in the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He has also teamed up with the Cure Duchenne charity. As a result of these endorsements, he has earned an estimated $10 million per year. He owns dozens of high-end cars, including a Bugatti Chiron and a Gulfstream G650.
He has also accumulated several investments. He has invested in a few high-end cars and watches, including a Pagani Hueyra, a Bugatti Chiron, and a Jacob the Jeweler watch. The Jacob the Jeweler watch is worth $18 million and contains 239 emerald-cut baguette diamonds.
He has also purchased several high-end cars from Towbin Motorcars in Las Vegas. Among them are a Pagani Hueyra, valued at $1 million, and a Bugatti Chiron, valued at $3.5 million.
He owns a Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano and a Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport. He has also bought several properties in Las Vegas and Beverly Hills. He holds an 11-bedroom home in Las Vegas. He also holds a strip club in Las Vegas.
Floyd Mayweather also owns an apartment in New York City. He also holds several properties in Beverly Hills, including multi-million dollar mansions. He has also invested in several marijuana dispensaries.
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