Everything to Know About & What Is Tiger Woods' Net Worth? 🏌️♂️💸😮
Tiger Woods is not only one of the best golfers ever, but also among the highest earners in the game. With such an annual salary of $50-60 million, Tiger Woods has a net worth of approximately $900 million.
What is Tiger Woods Net Worth
Birth of the “Tiger”
Earl and Tida Woods, in December of 1975, gave birth to a son named Eldrick Townsend Woods in Cypress California. The world was introduced to Tiger Woods instead. Some say that Eldrick was nicknamed “Tiger” in honor of his father’s friend. A Colonel named Vuong Dang Phong, also known as Tiger.
One might assume the huge success and income of a professional athlete would be based on one’s win record, which is an understandable assumption.
Tiger Woods is the greatest winner of all time, with 11 PGA Player of the Year awards and 15 Major titles. Tiger took home a whopping 81 PGA Tour wins in his career (41 on the European tours) to make him #2 for TOUR winnings in history. “Tiger has beaten every player who was supposed to beat him”.
His record for staying in the number one position was 683 weeks straight. The second place golfer was only 331 weeks, which is less than HALF as long!
Tiger Woods started his golf career at a very young age. When he was 8 years old, he won nine out of ten boy’s competitions at the Junior World Golf Championships and even broke 80 within the same year.
Tiger won the Junior World Golf Championship 6 times with a 4 consecutive streak between the years 1988 to 1991.
Tiger Woods graduated to the professional golf circuit in 1996, signing one of the largest endorsement deals for Nike and Titleist at that time. A year later, he broke 2 records at a Major tournament; the youngest winner in Masters history and breaking by 12 strokes.
The majority of Tiger’s net worth is attributed to endorsement deals he made with several leading brands, including Nike, Gatorade, American Express, Asahi, General Mills (Wheaties), Golf Digest and Rolex.
Tiger Woods Net Worth
Based on Celebrity Net Worth, Tiger Woods’ endorsement deals contributed to earning around 92.4% of his total career earnings. That is worth a whopping $1.6 billion.
The other 7.6% of his career earnings came from playing golf, which he said was no more risky than riding a bike or skiing. Tiger has earned roughly $118 million on the PGA tour and other tournaments like The Masters.
Tiger Woods, the renowned golfer, made his first $100 million in just 8 months after turning professional. In 1997 he signed a $40 million deal with Nike and a $20 million deal with Titleist that was worth over 5 years.
Following this deal, he also signed a $30 million contract with American Express for 5 years. Tiger became a professional golfer at age 20, which took him 264 days to earn his first $100 million. In 2000, Tiger signed a $100 million, 5 year contract with the Nike Corporation. This is an insane thought.
He’s probably the most popular golfer on the face of the earth. He is known to have an approximate 900 million dollar net worth. Tiger Woods has achieved his position as one of the most popular athletes on social media. He is incredibly rich and he has earned it in every way possible.