Sugar Ray Leonard is a professional boxer and motivational speaker. He was born on 17 May 1956 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Sugar Ray Leonard is one of the richest boxers in America. He is a millionaire and has earned this worth from his 20 years of boxing career. He has won many titles in boxing. Sugar Ray Leonard is called the best boxer of all time. He has won different championships and titles in his successful career. The undisputed welterweight title is one of his best achievements.

Sugar Ray Leonard is also a motivational speaker and an actor. He is famous for his financial success.

The net worth of Sugar Ray Leonard

The net worth of Sugar Ray Leonard is nearly $120 million. This is the result of his boxing career. He is among the fabulous four boxers of America. Muhammad Ali, Roberto Duran, Thomas Hearns, and Marvin Hagler are the best boxers and competitors. He defeated all of them and became famous among people. Most people know him for his net worth as he is the richest boxer. He is the first boxer who has earned more than $100 million worth.

Sugar Ray Leonard’s source of income and achievements


Boxing is the main source of income for Sugar Ray Leonard. Sugar Ray Leonard started his boxing career in 1969. His brother Roger was also a boxer. He took part in the Eastern Olympic Trials and reached the semifinals. His boxing impressed the Olympic team assistant coach, and he called him Sweet as Sugar. So people started calling him Sugar Ray. He has won the National Golden Gloves Lightweight Championship and the Light Welterweight Championship.

As a boxer, his first fight was against Luis “The Bull” Vega in 1977. He won the NABF Welterweight Championship in 1979. In the same year, he won his first world title and earned $1 million. This was the best time of his career, and he earned $9 million after his fight against Roberto Duran in 1980. He also defended his title against Thomas Hearns and won $11 million. In a fight, his eye was damaged, so he decided to retire from boxing in 1982. He came back soon in 1988. He fought against Donny Lalonde and won the fight with $10 million in earnings.

It was not easy for Sugar Ray Leonard to earn such a net worth of $120 million. He worked hard and continued his passion after many failures. He spent a difficult life and tried his best for a successful career. Sugar Ray Leonard is now the only boxer with a successful career having a net worth of more than $100 million. He is living a happy life with his family after he retired from boxing. As a millionaire, he is the owner of his property. He bought a house in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. He had The Leonard Estate with the cost of $39.59 million.