- Floyd Mayweather has been named Forbes' highest-paid athlete in the world
- He topped stars like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the recent list
- The list was released by Forbes with research dating from 1999 to 2019
Retired American boxer, Floyd 'Money' Mayweather, has been named as the highest-paid athlete in the world in the last 30 years by Forbes.
Mayweather shared a video of the list of athletes on his Twitter handle which was researched by David McSweeney of noobnorm.com
The list released by Forbes has Mayweather topping athletes like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, George Foreman, Lebron James, etc.
In the rich list, Mayweather has over $200million, Messi is in the second position with over $110million while Ronaldo has $105million.
According to Forbes, the list is from 1990 to 2019 and it proves that Mayweather is truly the money man.
Coming to limelight in 2012, Mayweather, mega-fight in 2015 against boxing rival Manny Pacquiao, earned him £230m in just one year as he once again topped Forbes' standings.
Mayweather dominated the headlines recently when he showered accolades on his son during his birthday celebration.
Mayweather posted the photo of his handsome son on Instagram, wishing him all the best in life.
After posting the photo that received a lot of accolades, Floyd Mayweather captioned it "I need the world to wish my son @kingkoraun a “Happy Birthday”
The boxer's son, Zion, caused massive traffic on the internet after flaunting his powerful car.
Zion shared the photos where he was seen posing beautifully with the new sophisticated car.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that eight-division world champion, Manny Pacquiao, has shown the world that no matter what one has achieved, getting education still remains very important.
The boxing star recently got his degree in political science from the University of Makati as he speaks about how dreams deferred does not mean they would not happen.
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