The UFC fighter Conor McGregor’s has scored number 12 on Forbes highest paid celebrities 2018 list. He earned $99 Million from the Floyd Mayweather fight which took place in Las Vegas in August last year. Conor beat the like of presenter Ellen DeGeneres and singer Katy Perry. However, He still wasn’t the highest paid Irish as that spot is taken by U2 nabbed that title who placed six earning a total of $116 million net worth.
Sponsorship deals with Burger King, Beats by Dre, Monster Energy, David August, BSN, Anheuser-Busch, HiSmile, and Betsafe are his primary sponsors, while his digital properties, Conor McGregor FAST Program, MacMoji App, MacTalk App and the Mac Life, also generate huge revenue for him.
Boxer Floyd Mayweather topped the list as he earned $285 Million from the fight last year. Floyd earned $46 Million more than second place holder actor George Clooney who made $239 Million last year.
Kylie Jenner, Judge Judy, and wrestler turned actor Dwayne Johnson took the later spots.