Almost everybody in the world knows who Cristiano Ronaldo is. The bonafide, mega-superstar footballer and one of the richest have been at the top of his game for almost 17 years now. At 37 years of age, it doesn’t look like he is going to stop just yet. His hard work, dedication, and passion for his work are second to none, and this is the reason why he is probably the greatest of all time. In his entire career, he has broken records and has kept on going step by step, year by year. There is a reason why big clubs still want him and why he keeps earning so much money. When Cristiano retires, he is going to leave such a legacy that will be incredibly hard to follow.
He started off at a very young age, not coming from a rich background, and cannot even call it middle-class. Lower middle-class, to say at best. His father died early because of alcoholism which lead to other problems. Where other people fall apart, Ronaldo took this as an opportunity to be a better version of himself. He worked so hard, so incredibly hard, that he signed for Sporting Lisbon, one of the biggest clubs in Portugal. Playing for them, he started attracting big European Clubs and one team, in particular, Manchester United. At the age of 18, he was bought by Manchester United, and from there, we know how his journey has been. With all the success and fame, Cristiano has made tons and tons of money. He does not shy away from showing them.
In this article, we will see the wealth aspect of his life and how much his net worth is.
Cristiano Ronaldo- Earnings and Net Worth
In 2003, when Manchester United bought Cristiano Ronaldo was bought as the moment expensive teenager of that time. Even then, people knew his true worth. Gradually, Ronaldo became the biggest footballer in his time with Manchester United. He was with United for six seasons, and because of his playing days with United, people started recognizing him as the world-class footballer he is today. After his spell with Manchester United ended, he went to his dream club Real Madrid at a record-breaking fee. There, his career took off to another level, and he became the world’s best footballer four times. His stature at the club kept on growing, and now he is at a level where he is probably the greatest footballer of all time alongside Lionel Messi.
Earnings And Net Worth
Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth is approximately $500 million. Honestly, I feel the kind of player he is and the businesses he has, he should probably be a Billionaire by now. Nevertheless, this is also huge considering where he came from. Ronaldo’s earnings as per a calendar year are $117 million before taxes. This is a little shy of Messi, who earns $9 million more than Ronaldo. Apart from this, there are fancy cars and houses that Cristiano loves to have. But now, being a family man, he has a big responsibility of taking care of his many children and mother.