Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Birth Name: Floyd Joy Sinclair

Place of Birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 24, 1977

Ethnicity: African-American

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is an American professional boxer and boxing promoter. His parents are both African-American. His father, Floyd Mayweather, Sr., was a professional boxer who was at one time a welterweight contender. His uncles, Jeff Mayweather and Roger Mayweather, were former boxing world champions. He has four children.

Floyd was born with his mother’s surname, but it was changed to Mayweather shortly after.

Floyd’s paternal grandparents are Theartha Mayweather (the son of George Washington Mayweather and Roxanna Alsenia “Roxie” Wren) and Bernice. George was the son of Dawson Mayweather and Malicey. Roxanna was the daughter of James Valentine “Jim” Wren and Rena Tiuhan.

Source: Floyd’s paternal grandfather, Theartha Mayweather, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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6 Responses

  1. Manila says:

    Roxie A. -> Roxanna A. “Roxie” Wren

    Same applies to his father and uncles.

  2. fuzzybear44 says:

    glad I didn’t pay for that fight

  3. Manila says:

    His paternal grandparents are Theartha Mayweather (the son of George W. Mayweather and Roxie A. ?) and Bernice ?.

    * Theartha’s 1930 US Census: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XM1Y-C46

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