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Floyd Mayweather Tops Forbes Richest Celebrities List

Former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (50-0, 27 KOs) was the overall leader of the Forbes' annual list of richest celebrities - coming in well above actor George Clooney who was seated in the number two spot.

Mayweather hauled in $285 million pre-tax in the past year – almost $50 million more than Clooney, who landed on the list in part to the tequila company he co-founded with pal Rande Gerber.

Reality star Kylie Jenner came in third with an estimated $166.5 million.

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs and Beyonce, who topped the Celebrity 100 last year, failed to make it back into the top 10 in 2018

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Mayweather retired from boxing in August 2017, after snapping a two-year layoff to stop UFC superstar Conor McGregor in the tenth round of their showdown at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Their event was the second most lucrative fight card in history.

Nevada State Athletic Commission announced the live gate for the event was $55,414,865.79 from 13,094 tickets sold and 137 complimentary tickets - which fell short of the 2015 mega-fight, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, which grossed $72,198,500 from a paid attendance of 16,219.

Showtime officially announced 4.3 million domestic pay-per-view buys, making it the 2nd highest buyrate in pay-per-view history. Mayweather-Pacquiao holds the record with 4.6 million buys. 

TOP TEN LIST

1 Floyd Mayweather $285 mil
2 George Clooney  $239 mil
3 Kylie Jenner  $166.5 mil
4 Judy Sheindlin  $147 mil
5 Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson $124 mil
6 U2          $118 mil
7 Coldplay         $115 mil
8 Lionel Messi  $111 mil
9 Ed Sheeran  $110 mil
10 Cristiano Ronaldo $108 mil

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by JcLazyX210 on 07-17-2018

[QUOTE=MisanthropicNY;18945094]Worrying about a guy who is worth $190 mil having to pay $30 mil should be the last of your concerns. I see your dumb as is promoting Jordan sneakers... :pat:[/QUOTE] I highly doubt he had $190 mil that's just…

Comment by MisanthropicNY on 07-17-2018

[QUOTE=JcLazyX210;18944847]But he owes like 30mil in taxes ? Hello might go broke like Mike Tyson.[/QUOTE] Worrying about a guy who is worth $190 mil having to pay $30 mil should be the last of your concerns. I see your dumb…

Comment by TheFlawless00 on 07-17-2018

What the F does Kylie Jenner do to become the 2nd richest celebrity. What is her talent?? What is her income? Is she a pretty drug dealer or something. Wtf!

Comment by JcLazyX210 on 07-17-2018

[QUOTE=MisanthropicNY;18943652]Pacquiao is worth $190 million. How about you? You need the slice a lot more than him.[/QUOTE] But he owes like 30mil in taxes ? Hello might go broke like Mike Tyson.

Comment by trainhard_187 on 07-17-2018

[QUOTE=MASTERBX;18944562]Meanwhile #48 is fighting for peanuts in a third world country against a never was![/QUOTE] Atleast he fights boxers, not MMA fighters.. TBBE The Biggest Bamboozler Ever... Floyd Mayweather

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