Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most successful and popular footballer of this generation followed by Lionel Messi as both these personalities are enjoying different level of fame and achievements than other athletes over the last 10 years. Cristiano Ronaldo has massive demand inside and outside the field which can be easily proved through his social media following. With over 109 million followers on Facebook and around 40 million followers on twitter, Cristiano Ronaldo is also one of the most followed and liked sportsman in the world.
Cristiano Ronaldo Net Worth: $450 million
Currently Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the highest paid footballer of the world with almost $21.5m annual salary after deduction of all taxes. These huge annual salary figures of Cristiano Ronaldo are only compete by Lionel Messi as another club footballer.
Cristiano Ronaldo is also the most endorsed athlete and currently holds 4th most profitable endorsement deals in sports including his deal with Nike worth $21m along with many other high profile deals. Ronaldo also runs his own brands named as CR7 which includes different products like CR7 clothing and shoes plus having a $80 million worth Hotel Projects running in 4 different cities.
Now take a in-depth look at Ronaldo’s annual income and current net worth which already exceeds $450 million and marks him as one of the most richest footballer of the world.
Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid Income
Cristiano Ronaldo is having a millionaire contract with Real Madrid in which he is getting £ 288,000 per week salary after tax deduction which means he is costing Real Madrid over £500,000 per week. That makes a massive $15 million annual salary after tax payment which makes him as one of highest paid footballer by any club.
|TIMELINE||CLUBS & CONTRACTS||WEEKLY||YEARLY|
|November 2016||Ronaldo signed a financially improved contract extension with Real Madrid and new deal will keep him at the club till 2021-22 season.||£365,000 after tax||£21 million after tax|
|September 2013||Ronaldo signed a financially improved 5 year contract extension with Real Madrid in September 2013 making him highest paid player.||£288,000 after tax||£15 million after tax|
|July 2009||Ronaldo signed for Real Madrid for record £80 million fee in 2009. His initial 6 year contract included £183,000 a week a week salary and 25% increase every year to £556,000 a week in his final year||£183,000 a week||£9.5 million|
|June 2007||Ronaldo’s last contract extension with Manchester United was back in 2007 when he signed 5 year deal worth £120,000-a-week.||£120,000-a-week||£6 million|
|August 2003||Manchester United signed Ronaldo in summer of 2003 for £12.24m from sporting. Ronaldo was handed a 5 year deal earning him mere £35,000 a week||£35,000 a week|
Cristiano Ronaldo Endorsement Deals
Having number of profitable endorsement deals, Cristiano Ronaldo earns way more massive income from endorsements deals than he charges from Real Madrid in terms of contract. He is currently enjoying 4th most lucrative endorsement deals as a athlete with Nike where he is charging around $21.7 million annually.
Cristiano Ronaldo holds a long list of international and domestic endorsements deals with different national and multi-national brands including Armani, Tag Heuer, Toyota, Samsung, Herbalife, Konami and Banco Espirito Santo which earns him around $10 million annually together.
|NIKE||£14.1million a year|
|Deals with number of other brands like Armani, Konami, Tag Heuer, Samsung, Herbalife and several domestic Portuguese deals earn him around||£7 to £8 million a year|
CR7 Underwear $ Shoe Line:
Cristiano Ronaldo is not only a successful footballer but also a shrewd businessman and already running a massive business under his belt. Ronaldo has launched his own brand named CR7 which manufactures branded cloths, underwear and shoes products and this whole CR7 brand makes around $ 6 to $10 million per year.
Recently, Cristiano Ronaldo made a massive investment with Pestana Hotels and signed a partnership deal with them. This deal includes building of 4 hotels having value of &80 million. These 4 hotels will be built in 4 different cities including New York, Funchal, Madrid and Lisbon.
Out of 4 hotels project, two hotels will be opened in Lisbon and Maeira in summer 2016 whereas the CR7 Madrid and New York hotel will be operated in 2017 and 2018 respectivley.
Although Messi is having huge lead over Ronaldo in terms of trophies and fame but when it comes to investment and business, Ronaldo is way more better than its competitor. The current net worth of Ronaldo is estimated as around $480 million and it is expected that after getting retirement Ronaldo will become the 1st multi-millionaire footballer in terms of his net worth.