Tennis star Rafael Nadal had a good week. Nadal got his 15th title after beating his opponent 6-2 6-3 6-1.
In fact, Nadal has won many lucrative titles. So how much is Rafael Nadal net worth?
Rafael Nadal won his first tennis championship at the age of 12, during the late 1990s. Since then, he’s gone on to win over a dozen more.
Through his career, these championships have earned him quite a bit of money. His first major win was in the mid 2000s when he won his first Grand Slam title. He then won several French Opens, and an Olympic gold medal.
Each one of these titles comes with a large cash prize. The French Open has payed between $1 million and $3 million over the past several years. In the year 2018, Nadal Won around $2.7 million, out of a total of nearly $50 million in prize money.
For his Grand Slams, the first prizes are also between $1 million and $3 million every year (in recent years). Nadal won the Grand Slam a total of 10 times, earning him over $20 million. His Olympic gold bonuses are much smaller — in the tens of thousands.
The total amount of money that Rafael Nadal has won in his career is over $80 million.
Nadal has also made a significant amount from sponsorships and endorsements. Every year, he brings in a cool $20 million or more from multiple sponsoring companies.
In total, Rafael Nadal has become one of the highest earning sports celebrities in the world. This year, he’s on track to make around $50 million, and his income keeps rising.
As of the end of 2018, we estimate Rafael Nadal net worth at nearly $200 million. That’s a nice chunk of change.