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“Floyd Mayweather Made $1 Billion Without..”: Shaquille O’Neal Shares Jaw-Dropping Fact That Would Put to Shame LeBron James and Other Stars

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal is considered to be one of the richest NBA players out there. Shaq turned his career earnings into a staggering $600 million empire through smart investments and businesses. Recently, the Big Diesel shared a bizarre fact about boxing legend Floyd Mayweather that might put to shame other celebrated superstars like LeBron James and Steph Curry, who are around that magic figure in terms of income.

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Shaq has a history of investing in people and businesses. Though O’Neal did not always have that mindset, he capitalized on it at a pivotal moment to amass his huge empire. After his retirement, a lot of NBA players have shown great potential to secure huge amounts of money as their net worth.

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Shaquille O’Neal highlights a startling fact about Floyd Mayweather

Recently, Shaquille O’Neal shared an incredible fact about former world champion Floyd Mayweather. O’Neal went to his Instagram stories to share a picture of Floyd Mayweather, which had a caption in it that stated, “Floyd Mayweather made over $1 billion without the help of major brands.”

That is surely impressive given the fact that athletes usually make money off of advertising or promoting products and services for major brands. Even O’Neal appears in a ton of advertisements on television which have made him millions.

Jun 6, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Green Trunks) fights Logan Paul (Yellow Trunks) during an exhibition boxing match at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Another player who makes a ton of money through promoting brands is LeBron James. James has about 140 million followers on Instagram. The Los Angeles Lakers icon earns about $300,000 per sponsored post on his Instagram.

Moreover, most NBA players who have the potential to reach the billion dollar mark, aspire to do so through their lucrative shoe deals with various brands. For example, Stephen Curry’s deal with Under Armour, Jordan and LeBron’s deal with Nike etc. However, this startling fact from Shaq about ‘Money’ Mayweather will surely compel these superstars to rethink their career choices.

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Shaquille O’Neal was one of those who quickly realized the business side of sports and made smart moves post his NBA career. Shaq is very well respected for his moves after retiring. And for him to give props to Floyd Mayweather does say lot.

As for Mayweather, he retired from professional boxing with a 50-0 record. Her fought some of the toughest opponents during his professional career. And as his success grew, so did his popularity among fans.

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His famous catchphrase is “Money May, all day.” Mayweather earned huge sums of money during his boxing career and even after his retirement as well. He came out of retirement to fight Conor McGregor and Jake Paul.

His fight with McGregor earned him a whopping $250 million, while his fight with Jake Paul got $100 million added to his bank account. So, Mayweather has truly made his money by himself without signing deals with brands.

 

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