Saul Canelo Álvarez has definitely established himself at the top of the world in boxing since many years ago. But at the same time he has exceeded his sport’s limites and became a nationwide celebrity in his homeland Mexico. He has established himself as one of the wealthiest sportsmen in the continent.
Forbes reported Canelo earned over $95 million in 2019, the critical health situation throughout the world in the following year devastated his earnings, which were still extremely high. He had raised $37 million, beating Mexico’s strongest names like Raúl Jiménez, Javier Hernández, or Chucky Lozano.
He has always shown himself surrounded by priceful possessions like a Ferrari LaFerrari, which he recently bought for no less than $4 million. He seems ready to challenge fellow countryman Sergio Pérez, who is about to enter a new season in Formula 1 after moving to frontrunners Red Bull Racing team.
Way behind him, Forbes ranked this Mexican sportsmen and their incomes in 2020: Raúl Jiménez ($8.3 million); Javier Hernández ($ 7.2 million), Carlos Vela ($6.5 million), Hirving Lozano ($5.6 million); Héctor Herrera ($5.3 million); Guillermo Ochoa ($4 million); Roberto Osuna ($3.7 million), Abraham Ancer ($3.5 million); Sergio Pérez($3.2 million).