Who is Zion Shamaree Mayweather?
Zion is one of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s children, and for now remains known only as the son of the renowned boxing star.
Zion Shamaree Mayweather Wiki: Age, Parents, Siblings, Education
Zion Shamaree Mayweather was born on 28 March 2001 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, to Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Josie Harris. His mother passed away from an accidental drug overdose in 2020; found unresponsive inside a vehicle parked in the driveway of the home, and pronounced dead at the scene.
Zion has two siblings, Jirah, and Koraun, and a half-sibling, Iyana, whose mother is Melissia Brim, a businesswoman, and socialite. Raised in Los Angeles, California, Zion completed his formal education at West Ranch High School, during which time he was involved in various sports, including basketball and football.
Despite coming from a family of boxers, including his grandfather Floyd Mayweather Sr., and great uncles Jeff and the late Roger Mayweather, Zion has chosen not to pursue a career in boxing. Instead, he has ventured into modeling and acting, with a goal to create his own legacy distinct from his father’s success.
Moreover, Zion operates a clothing line called Philthy Rich Boys and P.R.B. Exotics. His social media presence, particularly on Instagram with over 220,000 followers, is used to promote his clothing line. He has shared almost every available piece of his clothing line, while he also advertises the official page for his clothing line on his Instagram account.
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According to authoritative sources, Zion Shamaree Mayweather’s net worth is estimated at $500,000 as of late 2023.
He hasn’t shied away from a luxurious lifestyle. His father gifted him a luxurious $39,000 Mercedes C-class Coupe on his 16th birthday.
Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single
In terms of his personal life, Zion is is very secretive about his romantic relationships, and as a result, there is no reliable information about it.
Appearance and Body Measurements
Zion Shamaree Mayweather has black hair and brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 9ins (1.75m), while he weighs approximately 165lbs (74kgs). His vital statistics are unknown and he has an athletic figure.
Zion Shamaree Mayweather’s Father, Floyd Mayweather Jr. Short Bio
Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. (né Sinclair) was born on 24 February 1977 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, into a family deeply rooted in the world of boxing. His father, Floyd Mayweather Sr., was a former welterweight contender who had fought legendary boxer Sugar Ray Leonard. Additionally, Mayweather’s uncles Jeff and the late Roger Mayweather were professional boxers, with Roger in particular, earning two world championships and facing esteemed opponents such as Julio César Chávez, Pernell Whitaker, and Kostya Tszyu.
Although Mayweather was initially born with his mother’s last name, he adopted his father’s surname shortly afterward. His maternal grandfather hailed from Kingston, Jamaica. Raised in a challenging environment, Mayweather faced adversity early in life, as his mother struggled with drug addiction, and he grew up witnessing the harsh realities of poverty and substance abuse. Mayweather’s father, who was involved in selling drugs, maintained that he provided for his son, despite the challenging circumstances.
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Mayweather’s grandmother played a pivotal role in recognizing his potential as a boxer, encouraging him to pursue the sport. Despite facing personal and familial hardships, Mayweather found solace in boxing, viewing it as an escape from the challenges of his upbringing. His father, despite being involved in illegal activities, claims to have actively supported Mayweather’s boxing career, asserting that he played a crucial role in shaping his success.
During Mayweather’s childhood in the 1980s, he resided in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and endured a tumultuous living situation. Poverty and instability were constants, with Mayweather recalling times when he found used heroin needles in his front yard. His experiences were marked by the loss of an aunt to AIDS, due to drug use. Facing the difficulties, Mayweather turned to boxing as an outlet, dedicating himself to the sport.
Mayweather’s amateur career foreshadowed his future success in the professional arena. As an amateur, he secured three U.S. Golden Gloves championships at different weight classes—light flyweight, flyweight, and featherweight, and in 1996, he won a bronze medal in the featherweight division at the Olympics. Additionally, Mayweather clinched the US national championship at featherweight.
Transitioning to the professional stage, Mayweather went on to achieve unparalleled success. Retiring with an undefeated record, he won an astonishing 15 major world championship bouts spanning super featherweight to light middleweight. His achievements include capturing the Ring magazine title in five weight classes, and the lineal championship in four weight classes, achieving the latter twice at welterweight.
Mayweather’s defensive skills and accuracy in the ring have earned him the title of the best defensive boxer in history, and CompuBox statistics have made him the most accurate puncher among professional boxers. His achievements include 26 consecutive wins in world title fights, 23 wins in lineal title fights, and victories against former or current world title holders and lineal champions.
Recognized as the “Fighter of the Decade” in the 2010s, Mayweather received numerous accolades throughout his career, including multiple Fighter of the Year awards. In 2016, ESPN ranked him as the greatest pound-for-pound boxer of the last 25 years, while BoxRec positioned him as the second greatest pound-for-pound boxer of all time, as of May 2023.
Beyond his boxing achievements, Mayweather became a prominent figure in the business side of the sport. In 2006, he founded his own boxing promotional company Mayweather Promotions. His impact on the business of boxing is evident in his status as one of the most lucrative pay-per-view attractions, surpassing the earnings of iconic figures including Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis and Oscar De La Hoya.
Mayweather’s financial success extended beyond the ring, as he consistently ranked among the highest-paid athletes globally. Topping Forbes and Sports Illustrated’s lists, he generated significant revenue through pay-per-view buys and endorsements.
In 2018, he secured the top spot as the highest-paid athlete in the world with total earnings, including endorsements, reaching $285 million.
In 2021, Sportico released an all-time athlete earnings list, placing Mayweather at No. 6 with an inflation-adjusted career total of $1.2 billion.