Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is a Portuguese international footballer. He is the captain of the Portugal national team. Many however, would recognize him more under the white jerseys of Real Madrid.
He was born on February 5 1985 in Madeira, Portugal. Diagnosed with a heart disorder, he underwent a successful heart surgery before resuming football to pursue his passion. Trials with Portugal’s Sporting CP saw him kick off his career. Later in 2003, he signed with premier league club Manchester United for 6 Years.
Successful spells at England saw him be a subject of a record world transfer. He joined Madrid in 2009 for a then world record fee of £80 million, a year before he took full captaincy of the Portuguese national team.
Net worth of Cristiano Ronaldo; to list all his awards would go on and on.
But a player of his caliber, one must surely wonder what is Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth?
To put an exact figure of how much Ronaldo is worth is a challenge. Since his Portugal based management company cannot release the actual figures of his actual net worth, there exist only speculation. These are based on his net salary from his career and endorsements.
Ronaldo received a new contract in November of 2016. The new contract, which sees him through 2021, has a £365, 000 a week attached to it. This places him higher than team mate Gareth Bale and supposedly, is set to increase his net worth.
In football, however, Lionel Messi never misses to crop up wherever Ronaldo is mentioned.
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Cristiano Ronaldo vs Messi net worth.
The rivalry between the two Madrid and Barcelona talisman continues to their paycheck.
Though Messi is not more of an endorsement guy as Ronaldo, he does make a substantial earning.
When Ronaldo renewed his contracts with his club so did his sponsors. Nike, Ronaldo’s boots sponsor gave him a “lifetime” deal estimated to be worth upwards of $1 billion.
Leo Messi followed suit. A new contract to Messi at Camp Nou recently takes his wages a week to £500, 000. This makes him the highest paid athlete in Spain and second in Europe behind Paris Saint Germain’s Neymar. And so was his Adidas sponsorship which has similar terms as Ronaldo’s.
An estimate puts net worth Cristiano Ronaldo to be within the bracket of £200 - £250 million. Lionel Messi on the other hand is estimated to be worth within £200 - £230 million.
Net worth of Cristiano Ronaldo in 2017.
2017 opened a new door for opportunities for the Real Madrid talisman. With new contracts with his club and sponsors, so did he make leaps in his businesses.
Despite winning a back to back Champion’s league title and retaining the Ballon D’OR, Ronaldo has a life outside of the football arena.
Most of his products revolve around the CR7 image; a line of underwear, shoes, fragrance and his hotels. He recently ventured into health and fitness.
When Forbes compiled its list of the highest earning athletes of 2017, Cristiano came out on top at a staggering $93 million.
Cristiano Ronaldo net worth in dollars is estimated to be $400 million.
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