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Everything to Know About Floyd Mayweather’s Daughter Yaya Mayweather

Published 02/26/2023, 12:31 PM EST

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. has a spotless record of fifty wins against nil losses over a career spanning two decades. Unarguably he is the most extraordinary boxer the world has seen in the last forty years. Though he retired in 2017 after the fight against Conor McGregor, Mayweather Jr., who recently turned forty-six, is as active as ever. With a series of potential exhibition bouts in 2023, Mayweather surely knows how to keep his fans excited.

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Outside the ring, he is well-known for leading an opulent lifestyle. But often, once in a while, news, and updates from his relationships and the Mayweather household trickles in. Unfortunately, this time around, his daughter Iyanna Mayweather’s name has made headlines.

Who is Yaya Mayweather?


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Yaya Mayweather, whose official name is Iyanna Mayweather, was born to former five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and entrepreneur Melissa Rene Brim on May 20, 2000, in Nevada, Las Vegas. She has a half-brother Devion Cromwell, born to her mother from a previous relationship. Floyd Mayweather Jr. has three children from his earlier relationships. Yaya Mayweather completed her schooling at the age of fifteen. At age eighteen, she received her diploma certificate.

She used to receive expensive gifts in her childhood. For instance, singers Justin Beiber, Drake, and Future reportedly performed at her birthdays. Likewise, her father presented an eighteen-carat “Canary Pristine” ring valued at $5 million. In addition, Iyanna Mayweather reportedly received expensive car models such as “The Mercedes 550 S-Class and G-Class” during her fourteenth birthday.


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Yaya Mayweather’s dating life

Not much is available about Iyanna Mayweather’s dating life before she met the rapper NBA Young Boy. Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s daughter reportedly entered into a relationship with the Louisiana-born rapper in 2018 that lasted till 2020. Born Kentrell DeSean Gaulden, he is barely a year older than her and reportedly a father to ten children through different women. 

Is Yaya Mayweather going to jail?

According to a December 19 dated article published in, Iyanna Mayweather admitted wrongdoing and received a six-year probationary sentence. She was charged with the act of stabbing someone. Upon evaluation, if her conduct is found suitable, the particular offense would not be considered ‘serious’ and erased from the records after two years. 

She would not be entering prison as a result of the plea bargain. Herein, the honorable court handed Iyanna a ‘deferred adjudication’ – a probationary order not involving a formal conviction in exchange for Iyanna Mayweather simply taking full ownership of what she did.

Who did Yaya Mayweather stab?

Law enforcement arrested Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s eldest daughter from Houston, Texas, on April 2020. She was yet to turn nineteen. The charge against her mentioned stabbing another woman, who went by the name of Lapattra Lashai Jacobs. The incident happened at the home of NBA Young Boy.

According to an article published in, upon reaching Young Boy’s residence, Iyanna Mayweather came across Jacobs. Incensed, she told the YoungBoy’s baby mama to leave the place, asserting that she happens to be the rapper’s fiance. With Jacobs’ refusal to comply, a heated argument followed. Soon they were in the kitchen, where the spat reportedly turned into a fight. The boxing icon’s daughter got her hands on two knives and reportedly stabbed Jacobs when the latter moved in her direction. 

The latter, a thirty-five-year-old African American woman, was taken to the hospital to receive treatment.

When did Yaya Mayweather give birth to her son?

Despite their troubled relationship, Iyanna Mayweather and NBA Young Boy welcomed their son Kentrell Gaulden Jr. on January 9, 2021. He is now two years old.


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What is Yaya Mayweather’s Instagram?

Like her legendary father, Iyanna Mayweather is active on social media, especially Instagram. Through her handle, @moneyyaya, she regularly shares photos and updates with roughly 1.4 million followers.


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Jaideep R Unnithan

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After completing 18 years in the corporate sector, Jaideep decided to make a move out of the comfort zone and follow his heart's calling to becoming a writer. His understanding of Boxing began with Iron Mike's debut as an 18 year old in 1985. Like anyone and everyone else, he holds Muhammad Ali as the greatest, though his personal favorite remains the 'PacMan' Manny Pacquiao for his speed and sheer toughness.

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