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Tiger Woods is one of the most famous athletes in modern history and one of the greatest golfers of all time thanks to his incredible achievements on the course, holding the record for the largest number of wins in career and the number of PGA Tour wins in the careers of all competing players.
This has resulted in the 46-year-old accumulating the most career earnings of any golfer in the US. Visiting PGA history, with $2.1 billion (£1.5 billion) coming to him since turning professional at the age of 20 in 1996.
And his success in the sport has also brought success outside of it, with golf contributing only a fraction of his lifetime total income, while his net worth has reached an astonishing number.
What is Tiger Woods’ net worth?
Tiger Woods has an estimated net worth of $800m (£608m) after an extremely lucrative career and despite being largely absent from the sport due to numerous injuries and personal issues, It is estimated that he still makes $50 million (£38 million). years through his athletic achievements and outside business ventures.
With earnings of $2.1 billion (£1.5 billion), Woods was the highest-earning golfer of all time and the world’s highest-earning celebrity for many years during his peak. career in the 2000s, while he is the second-highest-earning athlete of all time, behind only Michael Jordan with $2.62 billion (£1.99 billion).
Woods has made a lot of money from winning golf tournaments, such as the $2.07m (£1.57m) he won at the 2019 Masters, however those earnings come from the This career is only a fraction of what he earns, with the majority earned through endorsements and sponsorships.
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Endorsement and Sponsorship
Woods’ estimated salary of $50m (£38m) is largely contributed by endorsements and sponsorships, with it being revealed he has made $63m (£47m) from June 2019 to June 2020 from his various efforts. Woods orders $10m (£7m) to design golf courses worldwide and can earn up to $1.5m (£1.1m) just to appear at tournaments golf.
Woods was sponsored by Nike and signed his first contract in 1996, reportedly worth $40m (£30m) over five years. This was followed by another five-year deal, worth an estimated $100m (£76m) and an eight-year deal in 2006 said to be worth $20-40m (£15-30m). UK) every year. In 2013, his contract was again renewed but exact details were not released, although Business Insider put it at $200 million (£152 million).
Woods also has deals with TaylorMade, Monster, GOLF TV, Bridgestone, Kowa, Hero, Upper Deck, Full Swing Simulators, and Centinel Spine. Gatorade developed a private label drink for Woods called “Gatorade Tiger”, which made him $100m (£76m) over five years, while he once made $20m (£15m) per year to endorse Gillette.
His divorce from Elin Nordegren in 2010 cost Woods $100m (£76m) but he still has many possessions and high-value assets to his name, including a valuable private jet $54 million (£41 million) and a 155 ft yacht in his name. “Privacy,” worth $25 million (£18 million).
In 2006, Woods and Nordegren purchased a $39 million (£29 million) property in Jupiter Island, Florida, before building a 10,000 square foot home for $55 million (£41 million). England), to which Woods moved in 2010 following the couple’s divorce. complete with private pier and golf course.
The American has a Pension plan for the PGA tour worth at least $20m (£15m), while he also has his own Tiger Woods Foundation, which he is said to have given out for 12m dollars (9 million pounds) in 2012, to add to his long list of various incomes. Even after not participating in tournaments in recent years, it is clear that the golfing legend still has more than a lifetime to offer.