Floyd Mayweather Jr. Shares World’s Most Powerful Celebrities List on Instagram, He is Number 7 on the List

By Tarun Mazumdar
July 3, 2014 2:13 PM EST

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Shares World’s Most Powerful Celebrities List on Instagram, He is Number 7 on the List

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the undefeated boxer and also the world's highest-paid athlete. Recently, he took to Instagram and shared the Forbes list of World's Most Powerful Celebrities. Who is the number 1 celebrity?


"I want to thank Forbes and also take my hat off to everyone on this list. I'm proud of every one of you. I'm happy that I'm Lucky # 7," wrote Floyd next to a picture with the top 10 World's Most Powerful Celebrities.


Beyonce is at the top of the list after a superb year and a great tour.


According to Pollstar, Queen Bey rocked in 95 shows and generated $2.4 million per show. She also released self-titled album "Beyonce" and it was a "visual album." 


The "Drunk in Love," single, has sold more than 1 million copies and has gone platinum. The singer teamed up with her husband, Jay-Z for their first world tour as husband and wife. Apart from music, Queen Bey earns millions by collaborating with companies and endorses top brands like Pepsi and H&M. She also has a clothing company called House of Dereon. Beyonce has a line of fragrances like Pulse, Heat and Rise.


Coming to Floyd Mayweather Jr., he is ranked number 7 on the list.  


He is the world's highest-paid athlete according to Forbes. During the past one year, Floyd earned $105 million for his fights against Marcos Maidana and Canelo Alvarez.


The Floyd-Canelo bout titled "The One" has the highest pay-per-view gross - $150 million, total revenue - $200 million and live gate - $20 million. The PPV sales are high because Floyd is an extremely popular athlete.


The Top Ten - World's Most Powerful Celebrities:


1.  Beyonce


2.  LeBron James


3.  Dr. Dre


4.  Oprah Winfrey


5.  Ellen DeGeneres


6.  Jay-Z


7.  Floyd Mayweather Jr.


8.  Rihanna


9.  Katy Perry


10.  Robert Downey Jr. 

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