Being considered one of the best tennis players in the world. It is a fact that Rafael Nadal has already amassed a gigantic net worth during his career.
Since turning pro in 2001 for example it is estimated that he has made more than 120 million dollars ($ 120,000,000) by winning tournaments and championships as a tennis player.
While that’s a lot of money to most people it doesn’t represent the biggest source of his income that’s because rafael Nadal makes more money off the tennis courts than actually inside them.
According to some sources most of the athlete’s net worth comes thanks to sponsorship from various companies.
His partnership with luxury jeweler Richard mill for example has spawned a super exclusive inspired watch limited to 50 pieces worldwide with an estimated price tag of more than one million dollars ($ 100,000). Which Nadal is likely to earn a commission on each sale.
However his partnership with Nike is probably his most relevant sponsorship. Nadal has a contract of more than a decade with the sporting goods brand, having recently signed an extension to the deal.
And according to some sources the value of the deal is speculated to be around 10 million dollars ($ 10,000,000)range.
However adding up all of Rafael Nadal’s income sources during the year 2020 Forbes magazine estimated that the athlete made about 40 million dollars and even though no one knows exactly how much of a fortune the athlete has amassed throughout his career.
Some sources estimate that currently at the peak of his 35 years of age. Rafael Nadal has already put together a net worth that exceeds the 220 million dollars ($ 220,000,000) mark. A figure that is likely to continue growing year after year.