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What Is Conor McGregor Net Worth In 2020?

Conor McGregor

Net Worth: $120 Million
Date of Birth: Jul 14, 1988 (32 years old)
Gender: Male
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Profession: Mixed Martial Artist
Nationality: Republic of Ireland
Last Updated: 2020

Conor McGregor net worth 2020 and career earnings

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according to Forbes, McGregor’s net worth stands at $99 million ahead of his fight with Donald Cerrone at UFC 246.

In the prime years of his career, he is expected to make the most within a span of five years from now. He himself confirmed his ambitions as he was quoted saying “I’m 30 now, say by 35 I’ll be a billionaire.”

With such an incredible return to UFC after his hiatus, he is expected to build on the momentum. Talks have been going around that he might switch to welterweight in order to become the first champion to have won the UFC title in all three weight classes and create history.

Conor McGregor’s net worth in 2019 Stood at $110 million.

Conor McGregor is an Irish professional fighter who has a net worth of $120 million. That net worth includes the roughly $100 million payday Conor earned from his August 2017 fight against Floyd Mayweather and the $50 million from his October 2018 fight against Khabib. And please keep in mind those are both pre-tax numbers. In order for Conor to have a net worth of $120 million, he would have needed to earn north of $230 million pre-tax during his career. As of this writing we estimate his career earnings at $235 million. Keep reading for a complete breakdown of every Conor McGregor payday. Between June 2018 and June 2019, Conor earned $47 million from salary, purses and endorsements.

Conor McGregor net worth: Conor McGregor earnings from MMA

As per reports, Conor McGregor earnings from UFC has been estimated at $15-$20 million. However, the $100 million he bagged from the fight against Floyd Mayweather in 2017 is arguably his biggest single-fight paycheque. Since losing against Floyd Mayweather in 2017, Conor McGregor has fought only twice. However, he still sits 16th on Forbes’ Highest-Paid Athletes in 2020, thanks to his sponsorship deals.

Conor McGregor Early Life

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Personal Life and Scandal

Conor McGregor and longtime partner Dee Devlin gave birth to their first child, Conor Jack McGregor, Jr., on May 5, 2017. They reportedly live a quiet life in Dublin, although McGregor has certainly made headlines from time to time via brushes with the law.

Cases in Point:

  • McGregor has pled guilty to excessive speeding and has accumulated 12 driving citations, losing his license for six months after a ruling by a Dublin judge.
  • In April, 2018, McGregor was cited for three counts of criminal assault, a single count of criminal mischief, along with a charge of reckless endangerment after an incident at the Barclays Center in New York, where McGregor threw a metal dolly, breaking a bus window and injuring Ray Borg and Michael Chiesa, fellow UFC fighters who had previous beefs with McGregor. Eventually, McGregor would plead “no contest” to a single count of disorderly conduct and was forced to serve five days of community service and attend anger management classes.
  • Trouble would follow McGregor around. In March, 2019, he was cited by the Miami Beach police for strong-armed robbery and criminal mischief, after confronting a man and taking his mobile phone and destroying it. The case was eventually dismissed after conflicting reports on who started the altercation.
  • Later that year, on August 15, McGregor assaulted a bar patron at a Dublin Pub for not taking a shot of McGregor’s branded whiskey. He was found guilty of assault in October, and ordered to make restitution to the victim.

Conor Anthony McGregor was born on July 14, 1988 in Crumlin, Ireland. As a child he excelled at sports, especially soccer, but at 12 began training at boxing club. In 2006, at the age of 17, Conor began a plumbing apprenticeship. It was through this job that he was introduced to the sport of UFC by fighter Tom Egan. Egan and McGregor soon began training together.

McGregor was originally trained in boxing and went on to train under John Kavanagh, the first Irish person to achieve a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and his team at SBG Ireland. He has also trained in Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Capoeira, and Kickboxing prior to competing in professional MMA.


Conor made his amateur MMA debut a year later at the age of 18. He won his debut match by TKO in the first round. Just a few weeks before his MMA debut, Conor was so broke that he was on welfare in Ireland and collecting $235 per week in government assistance checks.

In February 2013, the UFC announced that they had signed McGregor to a multi-fight contract. At the time he was the second fighter from the Republic of Ireland to fight for the company, following welterweight Tom Egan. McGregor made his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage on April 6, 2013 and was successful in his first bout, winning via TKO just over a minute into the first round. The win also earned McGregor his first Knockout of the Night award.

McGregor is a wide-stance striker who has also successfully developed a wide range of other combat forms to succeed and rise into the top 10. Some say his most effective move is his fast straight arm left jab. McGregor had an amazing rise for a foreign born UFC fighter.

Conor McGregor Net Worth- The Biggest UFC Paydays

On July 11, 2015, Conor earned $5 million when he defeated Chad Mendes at UFC 189. On December 11th, 2015, Conor earned a reported $12 million defeating Jose Aldo in 13 seconds. On March 5, 2016, Conor reportedly earned a minimum of $10 million, and perhaps as much as $15 million when he fought Nate Diaz at UFC 196. He reportedly earned $25 million when he fought Nate Diaz again at UFC 202. He earned around $7 million fighting Eddie Alvarez, in November 2016. He earned an estimated $50 million fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018.

Total UFC earnings to date: Roughly $115 million (includes $50 million Khabib payday).

Conor will fight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone on January 18, 2020, in his much anticipated return to the UFC. Conor is guaranteed $5 million for the fight, a record for the UFC. He has intimated in interviews that if Pay Per View sales go well, his earnings from the Cerrone fight could conceivably top $80 million. Cerrone was guaranteed $2 million to show up.

Floyd Mayweather Fight and Earnings

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On August 26, 2017, Conor switched from the MMA cage to a boxing ring when he faced off against undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather. The fight was one of the most lucrative PPV events of all time generating 4.3 million buys. At that level, Conor earned an estimated $100 million between guarantees, merchandise royalties, concessions and bonuses. If you assume Conor lost around 50% of his earnings to taxes, $100 million gross earnings left him with a net worth of $85 million after the Floyd fight.

Between June 2017 and June 2018, Conor also earned around $14 million from endorsements with companies like Burger King, Beats by Dre and Anheuser-Busch.

Had Conor (against all odds) beaten Mayweather, it would have set up a rematch where Conor could have earned another absolutely massive payday. It wouldn’t be unreasonable to assume that he would have been able to demand a minimum of 50% of revenue from a future fight. That would theoretically have resulted in a $200-$300 million payday.

On September 20, 2018 Conor announced that he had signed an 8-fight deal with the UFC. The terms of the deal were not revealed but it’s likely that it’s worth at least $200 million on the very low end.

3 Success Lessons From Conor McGregor

Now that you know all about Conor McGregor’s net worth, and how he achieved success; let’s look at 3 success lessons we can all learn from Conor McGregor:

1. Develop An Obsession

It’s no secret that Conor has an absolute obsession for MMA and all the hard work he puts in. He loves fighting, and he loves it so much that he can’t stop putting in work.

If you want to become the best at something, you should be obsessed with what you do. Are you obsessed? Are you willing to put in all the work it takes to become the best?

2. Utilize the Power of Visualization

In the past, Conor has spoken on the topic of visualization, and how he has always used this to his advantage. Visualization prepares you mentally for all the things you want to achieve and has become very important to Conor’s success.

Some people don’t believe in visualization, but maybe you should, as it can become a very powerful tool to drive you to greatness.

3. Back Up the Talk

If there’s one thing that everyone knows about McGregor, he loves to talk. He will trash talk anyone and everyone who stands in his way. Some think he takes it to ridiculous and far too extreme levels.

It’s most certainly part of the overall game plan, but the important thing to remember is that he backs up the talk. He makes sure he puts in the work so that he can walk the walk as well as talk the talk.

Endorsement Deals

A contentious reputation among law enforcement officials and fellow UFC fighters and executives has not stopped Conor McGregor from nailing down lucrative endorsement contracts with Dre, Monster Energy,Reebok, and Burger King, which amount to a reported $7 million.

He has also created his own clothing line, called August McGregor (with fashion brand David August) and has rolled out his own Irish whiskey, titled Proper No. 12 Irish Whiskey, so named after the Crumlin neighborhood of McGregor’s early Celtic roots.

Between his fighting income and his endorsements and brand deals, Conor McGregor earned $47 million in 2019, placing him 65 on the list of wealthiest global celebrities for the year.

As McGregor puts it, “There is definitely an addiction to money that I have” and it’s a mantra he lives by, as a brand champion, and even more so as a native and proud Irishman.

“We come bulletproof in Ireland,” he says. “We’re reared tough, and we fight.”

That he has, and a billion dollars may be Conor McGregor’s biggest financial prize yet. As usual, nobody’s betting against him.


After losing to Floyd Mayweather in his professional boxing debut, Conor McGregor is now the richest MMA fighter in the world, with a net worth of $120 million.