How Much Did Conor McGregor’s Net Worth Increase in 2021?

Published 12/28/2021, 1:15 PM EST
Nevada , United States – 10 July 2021; Conor McGregor before his lightweigh fight with Dustin Poirier during the UFC 264 event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. (Photo By Thomas King/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Conor McGregor is undoubtedly the most successful fighter in the history of mixed martial arts. He brings in the most amount of attention to the UFC and is the undisputed champion in pay-per-view numbers. McGregor leads a lavish lifestyle and is one of the richest athletes in the world.


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He started off with almost no money, and through hard work and determination, he has now become a multimillionaire.

Conor McGregor’s Net Worth 2021


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According to Celebrity Net Worth, the Irishman has a total net worth of a whopping $200 million. McGregor has made most of his money outside of the UFC. His fight against the boxing legend, Floyd Mayweather, earned him a reported $100 million.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JANUARY 23: Conor McGregor of Ireland arrives prior to his fight during the UFC 257 event inside Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 23, 2021, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

McGregor sold his whiskey brand Proper No. Twelve for a huge amount and had an estimated $200 million pre-tax earning from the sale.

Has McGregor’s net worth decreased or increased?

As of 2021, the Irishman’s net worth stands at a total of $200 million. Whereas his net worth in 2020 was a reported $120 million. Conor McGregor has had an increase of about $80 million in the year 2021.

Conor McGregor’s Salary And Endorsements

‘Notorious’ is the highest-paid athlete in the world, according to Forbes. The Irishman collected 22 million in his fight against Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. However, this didn’t take him to the top of the list. Conor McGregor’s sale of his whiskey brand, Proper No. Twelve, and his endorsements made him the highest-paid athlete of 2021.

Conor McGregor Investments

‘Notorious’ is a very smart investor and businessman. The Irishman has invested his money among his various businesses. His most successful investment is his Irish whiskey brand, Proper Number 12. His other investments include his own luxury clothing line, August McGregor, his fitness line, F.A.S.T., and his very own media house, The Mac Life.

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 20: Conor McGregor shares his Irish Whiskey with UFC President Dana White during the UFC 229 Press Conference at Radio City Music Hall on September 20, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Ryan/Getty Images)

Highest Selling Conor McGregor PPV’s

Conor McGregor is without a doubt the biggest cash cow in the history of the UFC. McGregor pulls in multi-million views each time he appears in a pay-per-view event.

Some of his highest-selling pay-per-views are:-

  1. His boxing match against Floyd Mayweather- The match had a buy rate of over 4,300,000 buys and is one of the highest-selling pay-per-views in the history of combat sports.
  2. UFC 229- At UFC 229, Conor McGregor took on his nemesis Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC Lightweight championship title. Even though the Irishman lost, the pay-per-view had a buy rate of 2,400,000 buys.
  3. UFC 257- McGregor took on Dustin Poirier for the second time in his career. The pay-per-view boasted a 1,600,000 buy rate.

Conor McGregor Whiskey

McGregor’s whiskey brand, Proper Number 12, is one of the highest-selling Irish whiskey brands in the world. McGregor generated a total of $180 million in a year from his whiskey brand alone. The Irishman sold a majority stake of Proper Number 12 to Proximo spirits for a mind-blowing figure of $600 million.


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This deal put him on top of the Forbes list of the highest-paid athlete of 2021. This is one of his biggest deals and has got him most of his money.

Conor McGregor’s Family


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Conor has been in a long-term relationship with his girlfriend, Dee Devlin, for many years. We see him accompanied by her in most social events. The couple even has three kids with each other. Conor Jr, Croía and Rían McGregor.

His family also consists of his mother, Margaret, his father, Tony, and his two elder sisters, Erin and Aoife McGregor.

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Pranit Punjabi

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Pranit Punjabi is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. A third-year psychology major, this Khabib Nurmagomedov fan merged his interest in psychology with his deep passion for MMA and was intrigued by this new angle to help him get closer to the action. Pranit aims to look through the violence and chaos, into what makes MMA truly beautiful, the deep and rich psychological aspect of the game.