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Floyd Mayweather biography and net worth

Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  • Floyd Mayweather is one of the greatest boxers of all time. He is one of the most accurate punchers in boxing history. 
  • Mayweather won 15 major world championships between 1996 and 2017. He retired with an undefeated record throughout his career. 
  • Mayweather has a net worth of $460 million. He has four children and one adopted son. 

Floyd Mayweather Jr is a former American boxing star currently a promoter. The 35 years old is one of the greatest boxing stars the world has ever seen. 

Floyd has a record of winning all the 50 fights he was involved in. He won 27 fights by knockout. 

ESPN ranked Floyd Mayweather the greatest boxer, pound for pound, by 2016. BoxRec ranks him the greatest boxer of all time, pound for pound. Other boxing websites and sporting news such as Sports Illustrated, The Ring, Fox Sports and Yahoo! Sports have ranked Mayweather as the best pound-for-pound boxer worldwide in a span of ten years. 

Mayweather is one of the most accurate punchers in boxing history. He is also one of the best defensive boxers the world has ever seen. Floyd has a record of the highest plus-minus ratio in boxing history.

Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Floyd Mayweather is one of the greatest boxers of all time. Photo/ Sporting News.

The American boxer was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2021. Floyd has a record of the most lucrative pay-per-view attractions of all time. He was on top of Forbes’ 2012 and 2013 lists of the highest-paid athletes in the world. 

Floyd Mayweather won numerous major world titles in his boxing career. 

Floyd Mayweather Biography

Name                              Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. 

Age                                  45

Place of Birth               Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.

Height                           5 ft 8 inches (173 cm)

Nationality                   American

Date of Birth                February 24, 1977

Occupation                   Former boxer

Marital Status              Single

Early Life

Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. was born on February 24, 1977, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S. Floyd Mayweather was born into a boxing family. His father, Floyd Mayweather Sr., is a former boxer. His uncles, Jeff and Roger Mayweather, were also professional boxers. 

Floyd Mayweather Jr. wanted to become a professional boxer since he was a child. He dropped out of school while at Ottawa Hills High School. Floyd’s maternal mother saw his potential in boxing and advised him to focus on boxing when he wanted to get a job. 

Floyd’s father used to take him to the gym, where he trained and developed his amateur abilities in boxing. The late Roger, Floyd’s uncle, was his trainer. Roger is a boxing legend who won the world championships two times in his career. 

Floyd Mayweather Jr., 19, participated as an amateur at the 1996 Olympics in Atalanta. He won bronze after reaching the semi-finals of the featherweight division. 

Career

Floyd Mayweather Jr. had a successful boxing career. He fought in the super featherweight, lightweight, welterweight, light welterweight, and light middleweight divisions. The American boxer won several major world titles during his professional boxing career. 

Floyd is a WBC Super featherweight champion, WBC lightweight champion, WBC super lightweight champion and IBF welterweight champion. He also won the WBC welterweight, WBA Super welterweight, WBO welterweight and the WBC light middleweight two times. WBA super light middleweight is the last major world title Floyd won before his retirement. 

Floyd won two minor world titles; IBO welterweight and the IBA welterweight. He also won three Ring magazine titles; Ring lightweight, Ring Welterweight and Ring light middleweight. 

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has a record of winning all the 50 fights he participated in. He won 27 of those fights by knockout. The American star also has a record of 26 consecutive victories in world title fights (10 by KO).

Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo/ Marca.

Personal Life

Floyd Mayweather owns a boxing gym in Las Vegas, the ‘Mayweather Boxing Club’. He also owns The Money Team Racing, which participates in the NASCAR Cup Series. 

In his boxing career, Floyd Mayweather generated $1.67 billion and 24 million PPV buys. He ranked no. 6 on the all-time athletes earning list released by Sportico in 2021. 

The legendary boxer has four biological children and one adopted son. He has never married. 

FAQs

What is Floyd Mayweather’s net worth?

Floyd Mayweather has a net worth of $460 million. 

How much does Mayweather make every month?

Mayweather claims he makes $300 million a month from his business ventures. 

Is Floyd Mayweather married?

Mayweather has never married anyone. 

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