Boxing is a Most interesting Sport To Watch. Here we listed the Top 10 Richest Boxers In The World. Floyd Mayweather Jr. is top of the list and George Foreman, Muhammad Ali and Marvin Hagler in the top 10 list. Let’s Read Our Top 10 Listing.
- 1 Top 10 Richest Boxers In The World
- 1.1 10. Bernard Hopkins: Net Worth – $40 million
- 1.2 09. Marvin Hagler: Net Worth – $45 million
- 1.3 08. Muhammad Ali: Net Worth – $50 million
- 1.4 07. Vitali Klitschko: Net Worth – $65 million
- 1.5 06. Sugar Ray Leonard: Net Worth – $120 million
- 1.6 05. Lennox Lewis: Net Worth – $130 million
- 1.7 04. Oscar De La Hoya: Net worth – $200 million
- 1.8 03. Manny Pacquiao: Net Worth – $200 million
- 1.9 02. George Foreman: Net Worth – $250 million
- 1.10 01. Floyd Mayweather Jr.: Net Worth – $380 million
Top 10 Richest Boxers In The World
10. Bernard Hopkins: Net Worth – $40 million
Bernard Humphrey Hopkins Jr. born January 15, 1965, is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1988 to 2016. He is one of the most successful boxers of the past three decades, having held multiple world championships in two weight classes, including the undisputed middleweight title from 2004 to 2005, and the linear light heavyweight title from 2011 to 2012.
Hopkins first became a world champion by winning the IBF middleweight title in 1995. He would go on to compile 20 defenses, which remained a record for the weight class until 2018. In 2001 he successfully unified the middleweight division by defeating Félix Trinidad to win the WBA (Super), WBC, Ring magazine, and lineal titles. A victory over Oscar De La Hoya for the WBO title in 2004 cemented Hopkins’ status as undisputed champion, while also making him the first male boxer to simultaneously hold world titles by all four major boxing sanctioning bodies (Riddick Bowe was the first to hold heavyweight titles by all four, but in separate reigns, between 1992 and 1995).
09. Marvin Hagler: Net Worth – $45 million
Marvelous Marvin Hagler born May 23, 1954, is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1973 to 1987. He reigned as the undisputed middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987, making twelve defenses of that title, and currently holds the highest knockout percentage of all undisputed middleweight champions, at 78%, while also holding the second longest unified championship reign in boxing history at twelve consecutive defenses. At six years and seven months, his reign as undisputed middleweight champion is the second longest of the last century, behind only Tony Zale, who reigned during World War II. In 1982, annoyed that network announcers often did not refer to him by his nickname, “Marvelous”, Hagler legally changed his name to Marvelous Marvin Hagler.
08. Muhammad Ali: Net Worth – $50 million
Muhammad Ali January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016, was an American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist. He is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century. From early in his career, Ali was known as an inspiring, controversial, and polarizing figure both inside and outside the ring.
He was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, and began training as an amateur boxer when he was 12 years old. At age 18, he won a gold medal in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome and turned professional later that year. At age 22 in 1964, he won the WBA, WBC, and lineal heavyweight titles from Sonny Liston in a major upset.
07. Vitali Klitschko: Net Worth – $65 million
Vitali Volodymyrovych Klitschko born 19 July 1971 is a Ukrainian politician and former professional boxer. He currently serves as Mayor of Kiev and head of the Kiev City State Administration, having held both offices since June 2014. Klitschko is a former leader of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc and a former Member of the Ukrainian Parliament. He became actively involved in Ukrainian politics in 2005 and combined this with his professional boxing career until his retirement from the sport in 2013.
06. Sugar Ray Leonard: Net Worth – $120 million
Ray Charles Leonard born May 17, 1956, best known as “Sugar” Ray Leonard, is an American former professional boxer, motivational speaker, and occasional actor. Often regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time, he competed from 1977 to 1997, winning world titles in five weight divisions; the lineal championship in three weight divisions; as well as the undisputed welterweight title. Leonard was part of “The Fabulous Four”, a group of boxers who all fought each other throughout the 1980s, consisting of himself, Roberto Durán, Thomas Hearns and Marvin Hagler.
05. Lennox Lewis: Net Worth – $130 million
Lennox Claudius Lewis, CM, CBE born 2 September 1965 is a former professional boxer who competed from 1989 to 2003. He is a three-time world heavyweight champion, a two-time lineal champion, and remains the last heavyweight to hold the undisputed title. Holding dual British and Canadian citizenship, Lewis represented Canada as an amateur at the 1988 Summer Olympics, winning a gold medal in the super-heavyweight division after defeating future world champion Riddick Bowe in the final.
04. Oscar De La Hoya: Net worth – $200 million
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Oscar De La Hoya born February 4, 1973, is an American boxing promoter and former professional boxer who competed from 1992 to 2008. He won multiple world titles in six different weight classes, including the lineal championship in three weight classes, and is ranked as the 11th best boxer of all time, pound for pound, by BoxRec. Nicknamed “The Golden Boy”, De La Hoya represented the United States at the 1992 Summer Olympics, winning a gold medal in the lightweight division shortly after graduating from James A. Garfield High School.
He was born in East Los Angeles, California, into a boxing family; his grandfather, Vicente, father, Joel Sr., and brother, Joel Jr., were all boxers. De La Hoya was named Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine in 1995, and was their top-rated fighter in the world, pound for pound, in 1997 and 1998. He announced his retirement in 2009, after a professional career spanning 16 years.
03. Manny Pacquiao: Net Worth – $200 million
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Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao, born December 17, 1978, is a Filipino professional boxer and politician, currently serving as a Senator of the Philippines.
He currently ranks #4 in BoxRec’s ranking of the greatest pound for pound boxers of all time. In 2016, Pacquiao was ranked number 2 on ESPN’s list of top pound for pound boxers of the past 25 years. He is the only eight-division world champion in the history of boxing, having won eleven major world titles, as well as being the first boxer to win the lineal championship in five different weight classes. Pacquiao is also the first boxer in history to win major world titles in four of the original eight weight classes of boxing: flyweight, featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight.
02. George Foreman: Net Worth – $250 million
George Edward Foreman born January 10, 1949 is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1969 to 1977, and from 1987 to 1997. Nicknamed “Big George“, he is a two-time world heavyweight champion and an Olympic gold medalist. Outside the sport, he is an ordained minister, author, and entrepreneur.
After a troubled childhood, Foreman took up amateur boxing and won a gold medal in the heavyweight division at the 1968 Summer Olympics. Having turned professional the next year, he won the world heavyweight title with a second-round knockout of then-undefeated Joe Frazier in 1973. Two successful title defenses were made before Foreman’s first professional loss to Muhammad Ali in “The Rumble in the Jungle” in 1974. Unable to secure another title opportunity, Foreman retired after a loss to Jimmy Young in 1977.
01. Floyd Mayweather Jr.: Net Worth – $380 million
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Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. Born February 24, 1977, is an American professional boxing promoter and former professional boxer. He competed from 1996 to 2007 and 2009 to 2015 and made a one-fight comeback in 2017. During his career, he held multiple world titles in five weight classes and the lineal championship in four weight classes, and retired with an undefeated record of 50–0, the second highest undefeated streak, after Ricardo Lopez, in the modern era of boxing