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Richest Boxers in the World

Who are the richest boxers in the world?

Who is the richest boxer in the world?

The boxing industry has risen to become more popular in recent years, and the fighter’s net worths are starting to reflect that fact.

If you’re a boxing fan, have you ever wondered how much your favorite fighters make, and who’s on the list of the richest?

 

The 20 Richest Boxers in the World 2018

We’ve put together this ultimate list of the 20 richest boxers in the world, and how much they’re currently worth. These numbers have come straight from Celebrity Net Worth and Forbes.

Here are the top 20 richest boxers in the world:

 

20. Miguel Cotto

Richest Boxers - Miguel Cotto

Net Worth: $25 Million

Miguel Cotto is a Puerto Rican former boxer from Rhode Island. Cotto is a multiple-time world champion and is the first Puerto Rican boxer to win world titles in four weight classes.

As of 2018, Miguel Cotto’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $25 million, making him the 20th richest boxer in the world.

 

19. Felix Trinidad

Richest Boxers - Felix Trinidad

Net Worth: $30 Million

Felix Trinidad, also known as “Tito”, is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer from Fajardo. Trinidad is a three-weight world champion and is considered to be one of the best boxers in Puerto Rico’s history. Trinidad first debuted as a professional boxer when he was at the age of 17.

Felix Trinidad’s net worth is approximately $30 million dollars.

 

18. Anthony Mundine

Richest Boxers - Anthony Mundine

Net Worth: $30 Million

Anthony Mundine is an Australian former rugby league player and professional boxer. Mundine held the WBA super-middleweight title from 2003 to 2008 as well as the IBO middleweight title from 2009 to 2010. He is well known for his heated rivalries with Danny Green and Daniel Geale.

As of 2018, Anthony Mundine’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million dollars, making him the 18th richest boxer in the world.

 

17. Amir Khan

Richest Boxers - Amir Khan

Net Worth: $30 Million

Amir Khan is a British professional boxer from Bolton. Khan is a former light-welterweight world champion and has held the WBA title from 2009 to 2012.

He also held the WBC Silver welterweight title from 2014 to 2016. At the age of 17, Khan became the British youngest boxing Olympic medalist.

Amir Khan has built an incredible net worth throughout his career, estimated to be $30 million dollars.

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16. Naseem Hamed

Richest Boxers - Naseem Hamed

Net Worth: $33 Million

Naseem Hamed is commonly known as “Prince” or “Naz” and is a British former professional boxer. Hamed has competed from 1992 to 2002 and held multiple world championships at featherweight including the WBO title from 1995 to 2000.

As of 2018, Naseem Hamed’s net worth is estimated to be $33 million dollars, making him the 16th richest boxer in the world.

 

15. Ricky Hatton

Richest Boxers - Ricky Hatton

Net Worth: $40 Million

Ricky Hatton is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1997 to 2009. Hatton has since then also worked as a boxing promoter and trainer.

During his boxing career, he held multiple world championships at light-welterweight and one at welterweight. Hatton is ranked by BoxRec as one of the best British light welterweights of all time.

As of 2018, Ricky Hatton’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million dollars.

 

14. Bernard Hopkins

Richest Boxers - Bernard Hopkins

Net Worth: $40 Million

Bernard Hopkins first became a world champion by winning the IBF middleweight title in 1995. Since then Hopkins has a remained record for the weight class.

He is an American former boxer who competed from 1988 to 2016. Hopkins is one of the most successful boxers in the past three decades.

As of 2018, Bernard Hopkins’ net worth is roughly $40 million dollars.

 

13. Marvin Hagler

Richest Boxers - Marvin Hagler

Net Worth: $45 Million

Marvin Hagler is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1973 to 1987. Hagler resigned as the middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987. He also held the second longest unified championship reign in boxing history.

As of 2018, Marvin Hagler’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $45 million dollars, making him the 13th richest boxer in the world.

 

12. Wladimir Klitschko

Richest Boxers - Wladimir Klitschko

Net Worth: $60 Million

Wladimir Klitschko is a Ukrainian former professional boxer who competed from 1996 to 2017. Klitschko is a two-time world heavyweight champion and has held the WBA, IBD and WBO titles. He is considered to be one of the best heavyweight boxers of all time.

Wladimir Klitschko has built up an incredible net worth estimated to be $60 million dollars, as of 2018.

 

11. Anthony Joshua

Richest Boxers - Anthony Joshua

Net Worth: $60 Million

Anthony Joshua is a British professional boxer who is currently a unified heavyweight world champion. He holds three of the four major world championships in the sport. Joshua also holds the WBO title since March 2018.

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As of 2018, Anthony Joshua’s net worth is $60 Million dollars, making him the 11th richest boxer on the list.

 

10. Vitali Klitschko

Richest Boxers - Vitali Klitschko

Net Worth: $80 Million

Vitali Klitschko is a Ukrainian former professional boxer and politician. Klitschko currently serves as Mayor of Kiev and head of the Kiev City State Administration. Klitschko is a former leader of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc and a former member of the Ukrainian Parliament.

As of 2018, Vitali Klitschko’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $80 million dollars.

 

9. Sugar Ray Leonard

Richest Boxers - Sugar Ray Leonard

Net Worth: $120 Million

Sugar Ray Leonard is an American former professional boxer and motivational speaker. Leonard has often been regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time. He competed from 1977 to 1997 and was often winning world titles in five weight divisions.

As of 2018, Sugar Ray Leonard’s net worth is estimated to be $120 million dollars.

 

8. Lennox Lewis

Richest Boxers - Lennox Lewis

Net Worth: $140 Million

Lennox Lewis is a former professional boxer who competed from 1989 to 2003. Lewis is a three-time world heavyweight champion and a two-time lineal champion. He represented Canada as an amateur at the 1988 Summer Olympics by winning the gold medal in the super-heavyweight division.

As of 2018, Lennox Lewis’ net worth is approximately $140 million dollars, making him the 8th richest boxer on the list.

 

7. Don King

Richest Boxers - Don King

Net Worth: $150 Million

Donald King is an American boxing promoter, known for his involvement in historic boxing matchups. King has been a controversial icon, partly due to a manslaughter conviction and civil cases against him.

As of 2018, Donald King’s net worth is $150 million dollars.

 

6. Manny Pacquiao

Richest Boxers - Manny Pacquiao

Net Worth: $190 Million

Manny Pacquiao is a Filipino professional boxer and politician who currently serves as a Senator of the Philippines. Pacquiao currently ranks #4 in BoxRec’s ranking of the greatest pound for pound boxers of all time.

As of 2018, Manny Pacquiao’s net worth is approximately $190 million dollars, making him the 6th richest boxer of all time.

 

5. Oscar De La Hoya

Richest Boxers - Oscar Dela Hoya

Net Worth: $200 Million

Oscar De La Hoya is an American boxing promoter and former professional boxer who competed from 1992 to 2008. Hoya won multiple world titles in six different weight classes. He is ranked as the 5th best boxer of all time, pound for pound, by BoxRec, nicknamed “The Golden Boy”.

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4. George Foreman

Richest Boxers - George Foreman

Net Worth: $300 Million

George Foreman is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1969 to 1977 and from 1987 to 1997. Foremen are nicknamed “Big George” and he is a two-time world heavyweight champion and an Olympic gold medalist.

As of 2018, George Foreman’s net worth is roughly $300 million dollars.

 

3. Bob Arum

Richest Boxers - Bob Arum

Net Worth: $300 Million

Bob Arum is an American lawyer, boxing promoter, and businessman. Arum is the founder and CEO of Top Rank. He has also worked for the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York in the tax division during his legal career before moving into boxing promotion.

Bob Arum has built an incredible net worth throughout his career estimated to be $300 million dollars.

 

2. Michael Buffer

Richest Boxers - Michael Buffer

Net Worth: $400 Million

Michael Buffer is an American ring announcer for boxing and professional wrestling matches. Buffer is known for his trademarked catchphrase, “Letäs get ready to rumble!”. His half-brother is UFC announcer, Bruce Buffer.

As of 2018, Michael Buffer’s net worth is estimated to be $400 million dollars.

 

1. Floyd Mayweather

Richest Boxers - Floyd Mayweather

Net Worth: $560 Million

Floyd Mayweather is an American professional boxing promoter and former professional boxer. Mayweather competed from 1996 to 2007 and 2009 to 2015 and made a one-fight comeback in 2017. He has held multiple world titles in five weight classes and retired with an undefeated record of 50-0.

As of 2018, Floyd Mayweather’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $560 million dollars, making him the richest boxer in the world.

 

Summary

Here’s a quick recap of the 20 richest boxers in the world:

  1. Floyd Mayweather
  2. Michael Buffer
  3. Bob Arum
  4. George Foreman
  5. Oscar De La Hoya
  6. Manny Pacquiao
  7. Don King
  8. Lennox Lewis
  9. Sugar Ray Leonard
  10. Vitali Klitschko
  11. Anthony Joshua
  12. Wladimir Klitschko
  13. Marvin Hagler
  14. Bernard Hopkins
  15. Ricky Hatton
  16. Naseem Hamed
  17. Amir Khan
  18. Anthony Mundine
  19. Felix Trinidad
  20. Miguel Cotto

How many of these boxers did you expect to appear on this list of the 20 richest boxers in the world? Leave a comment below.

Emmy Wallin is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. She is a young Swedish girl from Uppsala, who is currently traveling around the world. Emmy has a big passion for helping others and motivating people.

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