What is Cristiano Ronaldo’s Net worth?
It’s no secret that Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the richest and most successful athletes in the world. What may come as a surprise, however, is just how much money the Portuguese soccer superstar has amassed during his career.
As of 2022, Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth is estimated to be $460 million, which includes his assets and investments.
Cristiano Ronaldo has earned his net worth from his successful career as a professional footballer for Manchester United, Real Madrid and Portugal, as well as numerous endorsement deals.
He is one of the highest-paid athletes in the world, and his earnings are derived from his salary, bonuses, and endorsements. Ronaldo’s annual salary is $60 million, and his endorsements earn him an additional $40 million per year.
In 2020, Cristiano Ronaldo was ranked by Forbes as the second highest-paid athlete in the world, with earnings of $109 million.
Cristiano Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985, in Madeira, Portugal. He is the youngest child of Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and José Dinis Aveiro. His mother worked as a cook while his father was a municipal gardener. Ronaldo has an older brother named Hugo and two older sisters named Elma and Liliana.
Ronaldo began his career with Sporting CP, before signing with Manchester United in 2003. In 2009, he moved to Real Madrid for a world record fee of £80 million (€94 million/$132 million). He won the Ballon d’Or four times, the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 2008 and 2013, and the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year in 2009. He has been named the best player in the world by FIFA a record six times, as well as receiving the Ballon d’Or Puskás Award for his goal against FC Barcelona in the 2011–12 season.
Biggest sponsorships and contracts signed
In 2007, Ronaldo signed a contract with Nike which is worth £12 million (€14 million/$20 million) per year. In 2010, he signed a deal with Herbalife which is believed to be worth up to $1 billion. In 2013, Ronaldo signed a contract extension with Real Madrid which is worth €17 million (US$22.1 million) per year. In 2016, he signed a deal with EA Sports which is worth €40 million (US$53.6 million) over the next five years.
Ownership and stake in businesses and assets
In 2015, Ronaldo launched his own line of underwear, CR7 Underwear. He has also launched his own line of shoes, CR7 Footwear, and a line of fragrances, CR7 Fragrance. In 2016, Ronaldo launched his own line of jeans, CR7 Jeans.
In 2019, Ronaldo purchased a $21.8 million penthouse in New York City, and he also owns a $6.5 million mansion in Portugal, as well as an apartment in Madrid that is worth $4.8 million.
In 2020, it was reported that Ronaldo had invested $50 million in a new hotel venture called Pestana CR7.
The hotel chain consists of four hotels, three in Portugal and one in Madrid.
Ronaldo has also invested in a number of businesses, including a fashion line, a soccer academy, and a line of restaurants.
Ronaldo’s biggest asset is his real estate portfolio, which includes properties in Portugal, Spain, Italy, England, and the United States.
How Cristiano Ronaldo spends his money
Ronaldo spends his money on a variety of things including luxury cars, houses, and clothes. He is also known to donate large sums of money to charity.
Ronaldo’s luxury car collection includes a Lamborghini Aventador, a Bentley Continental GT, an Audi R8, and a Porsche 911 Carrera.
In 2009, Ronaldo purchased a house in Madrid for $7.2 million. In 2013, he bought a mansion in Portugal for $6.5 million. In 2015, he purchased an apartment in New York City for $18.5 million.
In 2016, Ronaldo paid $50 million for a penthouse in Trump Tower.
Ronaldo is known to spend a lot of money on luxury clothes. He has been spotted wearing many designer brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, and Armani.
Ronaldo is also a fan of luxury watches and has been seen wearing brands such as Rolex, Breitling, and Tag Heuer.
In 2017, Ronaldo purchased a luxury mega yacht for $5 million. Called the Azimut Grande, it boasts five cabins, a jacuzzi, a movie theater, and a gym.
In 2009, he donated £100,000 (€113,000/$153,000) to the victims of the earthquake in L’Aquila, Italy. In 2012, he donated £600,000 (€684,000/$931,000) to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. In 2015, he donated £1 million (€1.1 million/$1.5 million) to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts for the earthquake in Nepal.