Last Update October 30th, 2017
6. Sugar Ray Leonard Net Worth – $120 Million
This American retired boxer is also a motivational speaker and occasional actor. In his career span from 1977 to 1997, he has won titles in five weight divisions. Out of the 40 fights, he has won 36, lost 3 and had 1 draw. Sugar retired with the accolade “Boxer of The Decade” for the 1980s.
Leonard is renowned for his significant matches with certain boxers inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame including Marvin Hagler, Wilfred Benitez, Thomas Hearns and Roberto Duran. He is the first ever boxer to have won world titles in five different weight divisions. He is also considered to be the first professional boxer to have earned more than $100 million for just purses.
Leonard began his boxing career at an early age of 13. Prior to entering professional boxing, he struggled to fulfill the needs of his family. Much of his net worth comes from his successful boxing career and the rest from his work as an actor and motivational speaker. He has a great collection of cars and owns a house in Maryland. His commercial endorsements include Ford, EA Sports, Coca-Cola, Revlon, 7-Up & Nabisco.