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8. Muhammad Ali Net Worth – $50 Million
The Greatest – This retired American boxer is also a philanthropist and a social activist. Popular as one of the greatest boxers of all time, Muhammad Ali, even when he is gone, deserves a position on this list for all his achievements. He partnered with boxing coach Fred Stoner, and together they won many championships including six Kentucky Golden Gloves, an Amateur Athletic Junior Title, and two National Golden Gloves. In 1960, he won the lightweight gold medal at Olympics. He was the first youngest boxer to defeat and take a title from a heavyweight champion and this made him the greatest heavyweight champions of all times.
Muhammad Ali’s historic boxing matches had earned him the nickname ‘The Greatest’. The most significant matches of his career were those with Joe Frazier and George Foreman. He earned the titles of ‘Sportsman of the Century’ by Sports Illustrated and ‘Sports Personality of the Century’ by BBC in 1999. Ali was famous and loved for his unique techniques like Ali Shuffle and rope-a-dope and his special unorthodox fighting style. A true legend and great inspiration to all, Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson’s syndrome and passed away in the year 2016 in Arizona.
7. Vitali Klitschko Net Worth – $65 Million
This Ukrainian professional heavyweight boxer has won many boxing championships and accolades. He also earned the nickname “Dr. Ironfist” for his powerful punches in the ring.
Klitschko was a three-time world heavyweight champion and the eighth longest reigning heavyweight champion of all time. He retired from the sport in the year 2013.
Klitschko’s career started in a different field of kickboxing where he played as an amateur and professional before moving to professional boxing. He won the super heavyweight championship in 1995 at the World Amateur Boxing Championships in Berlin. His boxing career has since, been on the rise steadily and his recent victory was defending the heavyweight WBC Title against Tomasz Adamek where he won by technical knockout.
Apart from boxing, Klitschko is involved in the game of chess along with his brother. He also had a political career and had been elected to many offices, recently as a leader of the Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform. His net worth of $65 Million comes from his boxing career and other activities he is involved in.