Cristiano Ronaldo Net Worth
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, who is known to the world as Cristiano Ronaldo, is among the leading football players of recent times. Born in Funchal, Madeira, in Portugal on 5th February, 1985, Ronaldo has obtained a great position in the sports industry already. He is one of the most sought-after athletes, not only by fans who are crazy to watch him play, but also by the top companies who try to rope him to endorse them. He is one of the richest among recent players, who not only receives large amounts of money as his salary but also from endorsement deals with top brands. Let us consider Cristiano Ronaldo Net Worth 2015.
Cristiano Ronaldo Net Worth 2015
Full name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
Date of birth: 5th February, 1985
Place of birth: Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Total Net Worth: $300 Million
Net Worth 2015: $80 Million
Real Madrid Salary: $52 Million
Endorsements: $28 Million
Current Agent: Luis Correia
Agency: Gestifute International
According to the Forbes’ list of The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes, 29-year old Portuguese international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has obtained a total $80 million worth of income till last year, thus earning himself the second place on the list of richest players. He earned $52 million worth of salary from Real Madrid, the club he has been associated with for a long time. He also earned $28 million from endorsement deals with reputed companies. His recent contract with Tag Heuer and his long term contract with Nike, the mega brand in sports, have together contributed heavily to his total earnings, while he also has a personal underwear brand label of CR7. Cristiano is currently tied with the sports agency called Gestifute International. Luis Correia is his current agent.
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Besides being known for his amazing skill and footwork which he displays on ground, Cristiano Ronaldo is quite well-known for his collection of luxurious cars. He indeed has a lot of space in his garage and, needless to say, enough amount in his bank account to fulfill his craving for the luxury cars. Cristiano currently is the owner of 19 cars in total, having already spent $4,912,000 USD in his super-luxurious collection which includes cars like Audi R8, Audi RS6, Maserati GranCabrio, Ferrari 599 GTO, Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, Porsche Cayenne Turbo, Mercedes-Benz C220 CDI, Aston Martin DB9, and Phantom Rolls-Royce. But, what proved him as an auto-fanatic was his purchase of Bugatti Veyron with $1,700,000.
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After the recent extension of his long time contract with the Spanish Club, Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo now earns approximately €17,000,000, which is equivalent to $22,620,000, each year, from the club. He earns an unbelievable amount of approximately €46,575 per day as his salary from his club. Besides, there is also transfer buyout clause of 1 billion Euros for him on his contract, signed by him back in 2009. Cristiano Ronaldo earns €32 per minute, even when he is sleeping, eating or juggling the football. Cristiano earns €1,000,000 on a monthly basis, his biggest competitor and one of the leading footballers of today, Lionel Messi, is quite behind him, with an income of €875,000 on monthly basis.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the owner of a luxurious mansion in Madrid which valued more than $7.2 million. Architect Joaquin Torres was behind the design of the mansion, complete with all the luxury one can imagine. It has one story and is spread across 8600 square feet. There are seven luxurious bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a trophy room and a number of kids’ rooms inside the mansion. Cristiano purchased another grand mansion in Alderley Edge, a village in Cheshire, England in 2006, and paid more than $6 million for it. The Cheshire mansion consists of five bedrooms and his/her bathrooms, along with luxurious facilities such as swimming pool, sauna, cinema and his favorite “media room”.
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Cristiano Ronaldo made a donation worth £100,000 to a hospital in Madeira after which the life of her mother was saved while battling with cancer. While discussing the donation, Ronaldo stated that he made the donation to help build a cancer centre in Madeira. He played a charity match in Madeira between the Primeira Liga club FC Porto and group of Marítimo and Nacional players to support the victims of the 2010 Madeira flood. Cristiano Ronaldo also paid for the specialist treatment of a nine-year-old Canarian boy with terminal cancer in 2009. He even sold the golden boot he achieved back in 2011, and collected an estimated €1.5 million which he donated to the fund schools for children in Gaza in November 2012.
Since his rapidly growing reputation during his time at Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo has signed many endorsement deals with numerous reputed brands. Back in October 2009, he became the new “spokesmodel” for Emporio Armani men’s jeans and underwear. Ronaldo went on to sign a contract extension with Nike, the American sportswear company, till 2014 from February 2010. Ronaldo has always played while wearing Nike Mercurial boots through his entire career, and has alternated between the Nike Superfly and the Vapor. In 2010, he launched the Superfly II Safari CR7, his first signature boots. Recently in 2014, Nike even launched the Mercurial Superfly CR7 World Cup edition. Cristiano is currently had a tie-up with Motorola, Jacob & Co., KFC, Tag Heuer, Coca-Cola, Castrol, Konami, Banco Espirito Santo, Samsung and Sacoor Brothers.
On his native island of Madeira, Portugal, Cristiano opened a fashion boutique under the name “CR7” in 2006. He then expanded his boutique business by opening a second clothes boutique in Lisbon in 2008. Cristiano’s boutique has a collection of jeans with leather pockets, belts studded with diamonds and patented buckled loafers, along with slinky outfits for women. Cristiano Ronaldo also co-designed a range of underwear for men, with Richard Chai, the New York fashion designer, and JBS Textile Group, a Danish company, back in the year 2013, the same year in which he expanded his own CR7 boutique with the launching of a line of premium shirts and shoes.
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In January 2014, Aníbal Cavaco Silva who is the President of Portugal, awarded Cristiano to the rank of Grand Officer of the Order of Prince Henry at a ceremony held at the Belém Palace and stated that this honor was “to distinguish an athlete of world renown who has been a symbol of Portugal globally, contributing to the international projection of the country and setting an example of tenacity for future generations”. Cristiano was inducted in Time 100, Time Magazine’s annual list of the most influential people in the world, in April 2014. He and his Russian model girlfriend Irina Shayk were on the front cover of Spanish edition of Vogue in May 2014.
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Cristiano Ronaldo has the record as the most expensive footballer in history till date since 2009, and is the first footballer to reach 40 goals in a professional league for two consecutive seasons. In the last couple of seasons, he met with immense success. Cristiano was named IFFHS World’s Best Top Goal Scorer in 2013 and also FIFA Ballon d’Or in the same year. He became the ESPY Awards Best International Athlete in 2014 and UEFA Best Player in Europe Award for 2013–14 season. After being inducted in the UEFA Champions League Team of the Season for 2013–14 season, he was also named LFP Best Player, LFP Best Forward and LFP Best Goal for 2013–14 football season, and BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year in 2014.
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Cristiano Ronaldo became the first athlete from any genre of sports to reach 50 million Facebook followers in August 2010. He was also the first athlete and the second person after Shakira to reach 100 million Facebook followers in October 2014. Besides Facebook, he is also the most-followed sports person on Twitter with more than 30 million followers. Cristiano got placed in the 5th highest social rank according to Forbes, after Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, and Katy Perry, in the year 2012. Castrol released a television film called “Ronaldo: Tested to the Limit”, in September 2011. McAfee, a computer security company, produced a report in which Ronaldo was on the top of the list by the probability of an internet search for their names leading to an unsafe website, back in July 2012.
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Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most known players, popular for his skill, wealth and looks, and also for being a hero who has made enormous contributions so that people suffering from different problems like natural disasters or diseases, get a better opportunity to live a better life. He has secured a permanent place in the hearts of millions, and is likely to win more hearts.