How Much Has Shawn Porter Earned in His Career: Is He a Millionaire?

Published 11/20/2021, 7:00 AM EST
LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 28: Shawn Porter in the ring against Erroll Spence Jr. (not pictured) during their IBF & WBC World Welterweight Championship fight at Staples Center on September 28, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Spence, Jr won by split decision. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)


‘Showtime’ Shawn Porter has seen legitimate success in his boxing career and is undoubtedly one of the best hitters of the existing era. The 34-year-old has been in some of the biggest bouts of his time and has entertained the fans in almost every moment. Boasting a 31-3-1 pro record, the former world champion has never been stopped in the ring.

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All these features tout the 2x world champion to have had an amazing career. While there’s still plenty of left in it, Porter can only expand to be greater. Having seen such an in-ring glory, Shawn Porter has also been successful outside the ring. He is a regular face in the media and PBC also puts him on air from the commentary box.

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That said, Porter also has his own podcast and is one of the most popular faces of the welterweight division. He has also been a lucrative prizefighter and has amassed enough to call himself a multi-millionaire. Here’s a look at Shawn Porter’s earnings.

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How much money does Shawn Porter make per fight?

The numbers are never fixed in boxing. Hence, Porter’s earnings have differed across all of his fights. However, some of them were too lucrative. Per reports, he bagged $1 million from a single fight against Adrien Broner.

The numbers increased and ‘Showtime’ earned a career-high $2 million guaranteed when he fought Errol Spence Jr. in 2019. Meanwhile, all of it can be broken soon.

BROOKLYN, NY – SEPTEMBER 08: Shawn Porter ( green trunks ) defeats Danny Garcia ( yellow pattern trunks ) by Unanimous Decision in their WBC Welterweight Title fight at Barclays Center on September 8, 2018 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images)

As per SportingNews, the former 2x welterweight world champion has been guaranteed $4 million for his upcoming fight against WBO titlist Terence Crawford.

What is Shawn Porter’s net worth in 2021?

As per reports, Porter’s net worth stands at a whopping $5 million. Most of it has come from his boxing career and endorsements. Meanwhile, a portion of it has also come from his media appearances. But after his fight against Porter, the numbers can grow.

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Hence, bigger things are awaiting ‘Showtime’. From legacy to finances, Shawn Porter is at a career-defining phase currently and that’s quite good news for his loyalists.

Is Shawn Porter rich for a boxer?

Boxing is a lucrative sport and has several multi-millionaire athletes. On comparing Porter’s wealth with the richest boxers ever, there will be a vast contrast. While stars like Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have more than $200 million net worth, Porter only has $5 million.

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Nevertheless, he is still a wealthy boxer. The Ohio-born fighter doesn’t need to fight any longer for money. However, he still has the itch to compete, and that’s what separates Shawn Porter from many others.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.

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