Legendary Filipino boxing champion and senator Manny Pacquiao at the launch of his own crypto currency in Manila in September 2019. In September, Pacquiao, the first fighter to be world champion at eight different weights, accepted the nomination of his PDP-Laban party to run for president in 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
Legendary Filipino boxing champion and senator Manny Pacquiao at the launch of his own crypto currency in Manila in September 2019. In September, Pacquiao, the first fighter to be world champion at eight different weights, accepted the nomination of his PDP-Laban party to run for president in 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE

How rich is Manny Pacquiao? The Filipino boxer just retired – and Pac-Man’s presidential bid will be backed by his sizeable net worth

  • Pacquiao was the first eight-division world champion in boxing history, beating the great Oscar De La Hoya in 2008 – and even losing to Floyd Mayweather in 2015 earned him US$130 million in one night
  • Forbes called him the 8th highest-earning athlete of the decade, and lucrative brand endorsements include Nike, Hewlett-Packard, McDonald’s and San Miguel beer

Legendary Filipino boxing champion and senator Manny Pacquiao at the launch of his own crypto currency in Manila in September 2019. In September, Pacquiao, the first fighter to be world champion at eight different weights, accepted the nomination of his PDP-Laban party to run for president in 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
Legendary Filipino boxing champion and senator Manny Pacquiao at the launch of his own crypto currency in Manila in September 2019. In September, Pacquiao, the first fighter to be world champion at eight different weights, accepted the nomination of his PDP-Laban party to run for president in 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
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