The 41-year-old boxer’s August 2017 fight with UFC’s Conor McGregor generated more than $550 million in revenue, with Mayweather earning $275 million, securing him the No. 1 spot for the second year since 2015.
Actor George Clooney is second with $239 million, most of it coming from liquor giant Diageo’s purchase of Casamigos, the tequila company he co-founded, giving him the best annual take-home of his or any actor’s career. Kylie Jenner, who was ranked as the 59th on the list last year, took the third spot with $166.5 million earned.
View the top 10 list below:
1) Floyd Mayweather $285 million
2) George Clooney $239 million
3) Kylie Jenner $166.5 million
4) Judy Sheindlin $147 million
5) Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson $124 million
6) U2 $118 million
7) Coldplay $115 million
8) Lionel Messi $111 million
9) Ed Sheeran $110 million
10) Cristiano Ronaldo $108 million
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