Searching for the highest paid boxers In the World of Sports? While the boxing industry has become popular in recent years with Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul setting the world record.
The net worth of these boxers is enough proof that the industry is thriving. The Mayweather vs Paul boxing match has attracted many supporters and gathered both boxers a lot of money.
Along with that, the increase of boing leagues and boxers in the boxing ring, has left the fans wondering about their net worth. So then, who are the highest-paid boxers in the boxing sport?
10 Highest Paid Boxers in the World
Below are the list of the Highest Paid Boxers in the world with their net worth.
|Floyd Mayweather Jr.||$450 million|
|Anthony Joshua||$80 million|
|Tyson Fury||€120 million|
|Deontay Wilder||$46.5 million|
|Logan Paul||$45 million|
|Alexander Povetkin||$10 million|
|Dillian Whyte||$15 million|
|Andy Ruiz Jr.||$10 million|
|Luis Ortiz||$16 million|
|Olesksandr Usyk||$10 million|
1. Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Although he retired in 2017, the legendary, Floyd Mayweather is the highest-paid boxer in the world. He held the record for being undefeated in all 50 professional boxing matches in his career.
He had the most expensive boxing contract in history that paid him $450 million. According to sources, he could easily earn $150-$300 million and $10 million as endorsement per year in his fighting days.
Floyd Mayweather’s biggest payout fight was against Manny Pacquiao and Connor McGregor. As for now, Mayweather owns and runs a team in NASCAR Cup Series.
2. Anthony Joshua
The British professional boxer broke through in 2013 and has become a world champion since then. He became the first-ever Englishman in history to be on the Ring magazine list.
He has also crowned the “prospect of the year in 2014. Joshua is a two-time unified heavy-weight champion and currently, he is the titleholder of the WBA, WBO, IBF, and IBO.
Now for his net worth, he earns about $11 million from endorsements and reportedly made $1 billion from an agreement signed by Dazn and promoter Matchroom, which makes him one of the highest-paid boxers.
Anthony Joshua’s current net worth is around $80 million.
This is also due to his earnings through his boxing fights and several other endorsements like his partnership with Under, Armour, Jaguar Land Rover, Beats, Hugo Boss, Sky Sports, and many more.
3. Tyson Fury
Popularly known as the “Gypsy King,” Tyson was crowned a two-time winner of the heavyweight championship. In 2020, he won the WBC title after taking down Deontay Wilder.
In 2020, he fought against Dillian Whyte in London and maintained the WBC heavyweight title. His last fight with Whyte increased his net worth to about €100 million and €120 million.
However, there are speculations about a possible increase in his net worth should he arrange a contest with Oleksandr Usyk.
4. Deontay Wilder
Coming in at number 4, Deontay Wilder is an American boxer who won the WBC heavyweight title in 2015. In 2020, he had a rematch with Tyson Fury which earned him $46.5 million, along with endorsements.
This also makes him another highest-paid boxers in the world.
Fans are anticipating a comeback from Wilder after he lost to Fury. His net worth, according to sources will go high after the ‘Bronze Bomber’ returns.
5. Logan Paul
Not only is he one of the greatest boxers, but Logan Paul is also a YouTube star who had one of the greatest fights against Floyd Mayweather. He earned about $250,000 from the match and 10% of the pay-per-view revenue.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Paul Logan’s net worth is roughly $45 million, with over 24 million subscribers on YouTube who bring him income. He has since retired from boxing.
6. Alexander Povetkin
Alexander Povetkin is a Russian boxer who became the highest-paid Russian athlete in 2020, with a salary of about $10 million.
His net worth increased from his fight against Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte, his current net worth is a rough estimate of about $10 million, and he has his share in the pay-per-view revenue from his previous matches.
7. Dillian Whyte
Coming to our list as number 7, Dillian Whyte is a boxer from the United Kingdom with an impressive rank as the world’s fifth-best active heavyweight by The Ring Magazine.
In 2020, from his WBC heavyweight title against Povetkin, he earned $5.2 million.
He is no doubt one of the highest-paid boxers with a net worth expected to be $15 million in 2022.
8. Andy Ruiz Jr.
Andy Ruiz Jr. is a Mexican-American boxer who defeated Anthony Joshua to win the WBA, IBF, IBO, and WBC titles in 2019.
The rematch with Anthony Joshua, according to Forbes earned him $14 million. His current net worth is estimated to be $10 million, which includes earnings from endorsements.
9. Luis Ortiz
Also known as the ‘King Kong’, Luiz Ortiz is a professional boxer from Cuba. He became the world’s sixth-best active heavyweight in 2021.
His net worth is estimated to be $16 million. It is also expected to increase in the coming matches.
10. Oleksandr Usyk
And finally, at number 10, we have Oleksandr Usyk. He is a Ukrainian professional boxer who has won major world championships. Also became the IBF, WBA, WBO, and IBO heavyweight champion after beating Anthony Joshua.
Oleksandr Usyk became the first cruiserweight champion to hold all four major world titles. As of 2021, Usyk’s net worth was around $4 million.
It is however speculated to increase to around $10 million. His net worth is expected to increase with more matches.