Net Worth Of Tiger Woods

How Much Is The Salary And Net Worth Of Tiger Woods 2022?

Wondering how much is the salary and net worth of Tiger Woods? Well, check out his net worth, career timeline etc below. 

An American professional golfer born on December 30, 1975, Eldrick Tont Woods is fondly known as ‘Tiger Woods’ or just ‘Tiger’. Topping the records on PGA tour wins, he is also ranked in the second place for men’s major championships. 

He has set several records in the game of professional golfing. Regarded as one of the best golfers in history, Tiger is also counted among the most famous athletes of all time. Notably, he is an inductee into the World Golf Hall of Fame. 

Tiger Woods has been playing professional golf from 1996, from his 20th year. In less than a year after becoming a professional golfer, Tiger became a dominant force in the game. In June 1997, he reached the number one world ranking in golf. 

How much is the salary and net worth of Tiger Woods?

Tiger Woods’s current salary is $50 million per annum and his current net worth is estimated at $800 million. He is an American professional golfer and an entrepreneur. 

By the end of April 1997, Tiger had won three PGA tours in addition to the Masters he played in 1997 in which he showed a record breaking performance and won by 12 strokes.

From August 1999 to September 2004, Tiger Woods was the top-ranking golfer, with this period consisting of 264 consecutive weeks. Once again, he topped the golfing game for 281 consecutive weeks from June 2005 to October 2010. 

During this period, he had won 13 major championships in the game. He is the number one golfer in history having held the greatest number of weeks. He was chosen as the player of the year 11 times.

He has won 18 world golf championships. In his career, Woods leads any other golfer in terms of PGA tour wins. 

Salary And Net Worth Of Tiger Woods: Quick Summary

NameEldrick Tont Woods
Popular nameTiger
Birth dateDecember 30, 1975
Birth placeCypress, California
ResidenceJupiter Island, Florida
NationalityAmerican
Earning sourcesProfessional golfing, athlete, writer
Net worth in 2021$800 million
Salary$50 million per annum
Facebook account3.2 million followers
Twitter account  6.5 million follower
Instagram account 2.8 million followers

Salary And Net Worth Of Tiger Woods

As a professional golfer, Tiger Woods has made a huge fortune and his net worth in 2021 is estimated at $800 million. Roughly, Woods earns between $50 million to $60 million in a typical year. From various sources, Tiger made around $63 million between June 2019 and June 2020. 

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Tiger’s total earnings from his golfing career is valued at $1.5 billion, which is equal to $1.8 billion after adjusting for inflation. Tiger Woods is the highest earning golfer of all times and one of the highest earning celebrities on the earth today. 

Career Highlights of Tiger Woods

After graduating from college, Tiger Woods entered professional golfing in August 1996 when he was 20. Shortly after his debut into the game, he started signing endorsement deals with Nike and Titleist. 

Notably, these deals were the most expensive endorsement contracts in the history of golf. Sports Illustrated named Woods as the 1996 Sportsman of the Year in addition to recognizing him as the PGA Tour Rookie of the Year.

When he was just 21 years old and had an experience of just one year into professional golfing, Tiger won his first major, the Masters. He had shown a record breaking performance in this game winning the event by 12 strokes. He was announced as the youngest winner of the tournament.

Within 2 months of this phenomenal achievement, Tiger set a record of topping the Official World Golf Rankings at a very young age. Following a lackluster period in 1998, Tiger Woods completed the 1999 season landing on eight wins, which also included the PGA Championship.

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Between 2000 and 2010, Tiger Woods was deemed the predominant force in professional golfing. From August 1999 to September 2004, Tiger was the top-ranking golfer in the world. Between June 2005 and October 2010 he bagged 13 major championships of golf.

In the next decade, Tiger Woods had to make a comeback into his career after recovering from a series of personal issues and injuries. In November 2011, he fell to number 58 in world rankings. However, between March 2013 and March 2014, he once again ascended to the number one spot.

Between 2014 and 2017, Woods suffered a car accident and multiple fractures demanding four back surgeries. From August 2015 to January 2018, Woods participated in only one tournament. He was dropped from the world’s top 1,000 golfers during this period.

After he made a comeback, Tiger made steady progress and won his first tournament in five years in September 2018 at the Tour Championship and also won his first major in the 2019 Masters in about 11 years. 

Earnings From Sports And Endorsements of Tiger Woods

Right from the start of his professional golfing career, Tiger’s earnings from golf courses are valued at around $118 million which also includes the $2.07 million he was awarded at the 2019 Masters.

Tiger’s earnings from the golf course make up only 7.6 percent of his total career earnings. The major chunk of Tiger’s wealth comes from several endorsement deals.

Tiger is said to have earned around $1.6 billion making up 92.4% of his total earnings from endorsements signed with brands including NetJets, Nike, Gillette, Gatorade, AT&T, American Express, Tag Heuer, Rolex, Upper Deck, Asahi, General Mills, Buick, Golf Digest, Accenture, EA Sports, and TLC Laser Eye Centers.

Gatorade launched a custom developed branded drink known as “Gatorade Tiger” for Woods. This deal spanning over 5 years was worth more than $100 million. 

Once in a single endorsement deal with Gillette, Tiger Woods earned $20 million per year. To show up in a golf tournament, Tiger Woods receives around $1.5 million and commands around $10 million for designing golf courses around the world.

Tiger’s professional debut into golfing happened in 1996 and in just about 228 days, he won The Masters. IN 1997, Tiger signed a major endorsement deal worth $40 million with Nike in his 21st year and also landed on a 5 year deal with Titleist worth $20 million. 

After winning the Byron Nelson Classic, Tiger signed a 5-year deal worth $30 million with American Express. This deal along with his career earnings and the other endorsement deals with Nike, and Titleist pushed up his earnings to $100 million. 

To make it short, it took only about 8 months for Tiger Woods to earn $100 million after becoming a professional golfer.   

Tiger signed the second endorsement deal with Nike in September 2000 valued at $100 million over 5 years. From 1997 and 2005, Tiger Woods earned around $140 million from Nike endorsements alone. During this seven year period, Tiger’s total earnings were worth over $200 million.

Awards and Accolades of Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods has earned a long list of wins, awards and accolades that are difficult to list in full. The summary of his achievements includes 81 wins during PGA Tours, 15 professional major tournaments, 5 Masters wins, and 41 wins during European tours. 

Tiger has been ranked in the number one place for more consecutive weeks than any other player. He led the money list during ten different golfing seasons.

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Tiger Woods received the Byron Nelson Award for the lowest adjusted scoring average for a record number of eight times. He was chosen as the PGA Player of the year 11 times. Sports Illustrated Tiger as the Sportsman of the Year two times. 

Tiger is the youngest player to win the career Grand Slam. He is the second professional golfer after Jack Nicklaus to bag the career Grand Slam title three times. Tiger received the honor of being selected as the AP male athlete of the year four times in his career.

Woods has been recognized in the history of golf as one of the greatest players. In 2019, Woods received the presidential Medal of Freedom in the hands of Donald Trump becoming the fourth golfer to bag this honor.

He is also regarded as one of the most famous athletes of all time. In 2021, he was taken into the World Golf Hall of Fame. 

Tiger Woods’ Real Estate Investments And Major Assets

Tiger Woods has invested in a private Yacht named ‘Privacy’ costing $25 million. Often he is seen resting and sleeping in the yacht during tournaments that are conducted near water. Tiger earns a PGA tour Pension plan valued at not less than $20 million. 

Woods also owns a $54 million worth Gulfstream G550 private jet. Over the last 15 years, only once Tiger was flown commercially when he had travelled from Los Angeles to Dubai.

He has invested in a $55 million worth oceanfront property in Jupiter which spans over 12 acres. During a career slow down during 2009, Tiger acted wisely and launched a golf designing business.

As part of this consulting business, he designed several golf courses around the world and made a huge amount of money from this venture.