Tiger Woods vs Floyd Mayweather Net Worth Comparison: Who is the Richer Athlete?

Published 10/21/2021, 12:05 AM EDT


Tiger Woods and Floyd Mayweather are two of the biggest names in their respective sports. However, the two are more similar than you can imagine. Unmatched domination and sky-high earnings have taken them to a league of their own. Hence, the two Americans are also regularly referred to as the greatest athletes ever.

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During his career, Mayweather has fifteen major world championship titles to his name, from super featherweight to light-middleweight. Furthermore, spanning from 1996 to 2015, and a couple of solo fights thereafter, he stands undefeated. He has a marvelous record of 50 wins and 0 losses. Astonishingly, he has generated around 24 million PPV buys and $1.67 billion in revenue throughout his career.

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As for Woods, has multiple golf records to his name. He has won a staggering 82 PGA Tour titles, a record he holds alongside Sam Snead. Moreover, he has won 15 majors in his lifetime, second only to Jack Nicklaus’ 18. He has also held the World No.1  ranking for an unbelievable 683 weeks!

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Is Tiger Woods richer than ‘Money’ Mayweather?

‘Money’ Mayweather, as he is popularly called, has a total net worth of $450 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. As he revealed in an interview, his total career earnings are a massive $1.2 billion. For many years, he topped the Forbes list for the highest-paid athletes in the world.

Mayweather is the 5th highest-paid athlete of all time. Moreover, he is one of only six athletes whose career earnings have topped $1 billion. Woods, on the other hand, ranks second on the list. Since turning pro in 1996, his career earnings have reached a whopping $1.65 billion. According to Celebrity Net Worth, he has a net worth of $800 Million.

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While most of the highest-paid athletes in history earned a large chunk through endorsements, such is not the case for Mayweather. In fact, he has earned more than $500 million from just two fights in his career, with Conor McGregor and Manny Pacquiao.

ATLANTA, GA – SEPTEMBER 23: Tiger Woods of the United States celebrates making a par on the 18th green to win the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club on September 23, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Since retiring, he started his own boxing promotional firm called ‘Mayweather Productions’. His biggest endorsement deal is with a watch company called ‘Hublot’. However, Woods has many lucrative endorsements with Nike, Titleist, and even Rolex and TaylorMade.

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So, Woods is clearly worth more than the boxer. However, the latter has made more from bouts rather than through endorsements and sponsors. Hence, it’s unfair to compare. What are your thoughts?

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Ishita Bhargava

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Ishita Bhargava is a Golf content writer at Essentially Sports. Currently pursuing her undergraduate degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, she has a keen interest in sports and fitness. When not playing or watching a sports event, Ishita can be seen spending time with her pets or binge-watching.

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