Boxing is a very popular sport and there are many boxers who have earned a lot of fame and wealth through the sport. Boxers like Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao and George Foreman are not only the richest among the fellow boxers but were also amongst the highest-paid athletes of their time. In this article, we are going to discuss about the top richest boxers in the world 2023, their nationality, net worth, boxing style and much more.
List of Top 15 Richest Boxers in the World 2023
You can check below the list of 15 richest boxers in the world in 2023:
|Name||Net worth (2023)||Nationality|
|Floyd Mayweather Jr.||$450 million||United States|
|George Foreman||$300 million||United States|
|Manny Pacquiao||$220 million||Philippines|
|Oscar De La Hoya||$200 million||United States, Mexico|
|Canelo Alvarez||$180 Million||Mexico|
|Lennox Lewis||$140 million||United Kingdom, Canada|
|Sugar Ray Leonard||$120 million||United States|
|Vitali Klitschko||$90 million||Ukraine|
|Wladimir Klitschko||$90 million||Ukraine|
|Anthony Joshua||$80 million||United Kingdom|
|Tyson Fury||$65 million||United Kingdom|
|Marvin Hagler||$45 million||United States|
|Bernard Hopkins||$40 million||United States|
|Ricky Hatton||$40 million||United Kingdom|
|Naseem Hamed||$35 million||United Kingdom|
World’s 15 Richest Boxers in 2023
We have already discussed the 15 richest boxers in the world 2023. Let us learn a little bit more about them in detail below.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the richest and often referred to as one of the greatest boxers of all time. He got retired in 2017 and held the record for being undefeated in all 50 professional boxing matches in his career. As for now, Mayweather owns and runs a team in NASCAR Cup Series.
George Foreman, also known as Big George, is a retired professional boxer, entrepreneur and author. Other than a successful boxer, George is known for his entrepreneurial skills. Arising from a troubled childhood, Foreman went on to become an Olympic gold medalist and is also a two-time world heavyweight champion.
Known popularly as PacMan, Manny Pacquiao is a former boxer and politician from Philippines who is widely regarded as one of the best. He is known for his basketball skills as well and has established himself well in the entertainment industry as well. Forbes has named Pacquiao one of the highest-paid athletes many times.
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Oscar De La Hoya
The Golden Boy of boxing, Oscar De La Hoya is a former boxer turned boxing promoter known for his unique boxing style. He is the winner of 11 world titles in six different categories and is one of the top pay-per-view earners. With net worth of $200 million, Oscar is one of the richest boxers of 2023.
Canelo Alvarez is the first and only boxer to become the undisputed champion at super middleweight in history of the sport. He has been ranked by multiple sources as the world’s best active super middleweight boxer with 58 out of 62 wins. Canelo ranks fifth in this list of 15 richest boxers in the world 2023.
A former professional boxer and a boxing commentator, Lennox Lewis is one of the greatest British fighters of all time. He has won several regional heavyweight championships and refers himself to as ‘the pugilist specialist’. Out of 44 total professional fights, Lewis has won 41 with only 2 losses and 1 draw. Also check Top Heavyweight Boxers of all time
Sugar Ray Leonard
Ray Charles Leonard, known popularly as ‘Sugar’ Ray Leonard, holds many honors in his name including 1980’s Boxer of the Decade and The Ring’s greatest living fighter. In his career spanning for two decades, he has won 36 professional matches and world titles on five different weight classes.
Vitali Klitschko was professional boxer from Ukraine who currently serves as mayor of Kyiv and head of the Kyiv City State Administration. As a boxer, Vitali has had a quite successful career with 45 career wins in major world boxing championships. During the 2022 Russian Invasion of Ukraine, he became a symbol of Ukrainian resistance.
Wladimir Klitschko is known for his exceptional knockouts and once dominated the world of boxing with his brother Vitali Klitschko. They both also hold a Guinness World Records book as brothers with most world heavyweight title fight wins. Vitali has been inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame Class since 2021.
Anthony Joshua has been ranked among the best active heavyweight champions with multiple titles and an amazing knockout-to-win percentage. He is the second British boxer and the first British heavyweight to win a gold medal at the Olympics and a major world title. Anthony is also one of the wealthiest boxers in the world 2023.
Tyson Fury ranks at 11 in this list of top 15 richest boxers in the world 2023 and holds a net worth of around 65 million dollars. He is one of the three heavyweight fighters along with Floyd Patterson and Muhammad Ali to hold The Ring magazine title twice. Tyson has never lost a match in his career and just has one draw.
Marvin Hagler, also known as Marvelous Marvin Hagler, was a renowned professional boxer from the States who reigned as the undisputed champion in the middleweight division. Marvin died last year at the age of 66 due to natural causes but is still among the richest boxers of this year.
Known by the nicknames The Executioner and The Alien, Bernard Hopkins is one of the most successful professional middleweight boxers. Hopkins holds the record of being the oldest boxer in history to win a world championship at the age of 46. Currently, he is a minority partner in boxing promotional firm Golden Boy Promotions.
Ricky Hatton is a former professional boxer and a current a boxing promoter and trainer who has been named 2005 Fighter of the Year by the prestigious Ring Magazine. He holds expertise in light-welterweight and welterweight fighting and has earned multiple world championships in this series.
The list of the world’s 15 richest boxers in 2023 concludes with the British heavyweight Naseem Hamed. He has an estimated net worth of 35 million dollars that he has earned solely from his boxing career. Naseem has been termed as the best British featherweight of all time and the 46th greatest puncher of all time
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The net worth of Mike Tyson is only $10 million.