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How rich is Floyd Mayweather Jr.?

Name: Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr.

Born: February 24, 1977

Occupation: Athlete

Floyd Mayweather Jr., fair use
Floyd Mayweather Jr., fair use

Floyd Mayweather Jr. was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on February 24, 1977. He is the son of Floyd Mayweather Sr., a former boxing professional, and Deborah Sinclair. His family is full of boxers, including his uncles, Roger and Jeff Mayweather. Floyd has four siblings: Fatimah, Deltricia Tawanna Howard, Justin Mayweather Jones and Fannie Orr.

He attended Ottawa Hills High School, but he dropped out.

Over the years, he has been romantically involved with many women, including Erica Dixon, Melissa Brim, Princess Love, Lindsay Lohan and Doralie Medina. He was also engaged to Josie Harris and Shantel Jackson. Floyd currently resides in Las Vegas in a five-bedroom mansion.

Floyd became a boxer out of necessity because he wanted to take care of his mother, who was addicted to drugs. When he first started, Floyd maintained an amateur record of 84-8 and won national Golden Gloves championships in the early 1990s. This propelled him to the 1996 Olympics, winning a Bronze medal in the featherweight division.

After the Olympics, he launched a professional boxing career, winning dozens of championships and going undefeated with 50 wins – 27 by knockout and 23 by decision. Floyd has competed with some of the best in the business, including Manny Pacquiao, Robert Guerrero, Victor Ortiz and Shane Mosley. He also fought against UFC’s Conor McGregor in a boxing match in August 2017.

Because of his dynamic personality and immense skillset, Floyd has branched off into other entertainment venues. In 2008, Floyd partnered with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and competed against The Big Show at WrestleMania XXIV. He also competed on Dancing with the Stars, finishing ninth place with Karina Smirnoff.

Floyd has invested in his own boxing gym called Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas.

Unfortunately for Floyd, he is no stranger to the court system. In 2002, he was charged with two counts of domestic violence, and received a suspended six-month prison sentence; in 2004, he was charged with two counts of misdemeanor battery; in 2011, he was charged with domestic battery. Floyd was also sued for $20 million for defamation, a case that is still ongoing.

Floyd made a cameo in the 2014 motion picture, “Think Like a Man Too.”

We estimate that Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s net worth is $1 billion (2017).

So how much is $1 billion really?

$1 billion can buy you a dozen mansions anywhere in the United States. $1 billion can also establish a state-of-the-art boxing facility.


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