2) George Foreman (Net worth: $250 Million)
This retired professional boxer, author, entrepreneur, actor and minister of religion is a wealthy man. Many boxing fans still remember George Foreman as a young 24 year old Texan who delivered a TKO to the undefeated Joe Frazier in 1973. After retirement Foreman became the spokesperson of Russell Hobbs Inc., a manufacturer of home appliances. Earning $137 million in 1999, for the company’s right to use his name, “George Foreman grill.” Foreman is reported to have earned $200 million endorsing the company.
1) Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Net worth: $400 Million)
The current richest and highest paid boxer. This world famous American boxing champion has won an unprecedented six boxing championships in five different weight classes: Super Featherweight, Lightweight, Junior Welterweight, Welterweight twice and Super Welterweight. In 2013-14 alone Floyd earned $105 million making him the highest-paid athlete in the world according to Forbes.
The above-mentioned boxers inspire those who intend to make boxing their career. All of them have many admirers worldwide.