Tiger Woods joins LeBron James and Michael Jordan on billionaire athletes list, Forbes says
The rarified air that was once held for the NBA’s GOAT and King is presently shared by a Tiger on the greens.
Tiger Woods joined any semblance of LeBron James and Michael Jordan as the third athlete in history to reach billionaire status.
Forbes assesses that the 46-year-old golf player’s net worth is at least $1 billion in light of his golf winnings, supports and other business ventures.
Under 10% of his net worth and career earnings started from his prosperity on the course, Forbe said. By far most of his wealth was produced from lucrative endorsement deals manages different brands, which incorporate Nike, Gatorade, Rolex and TaylorMade.
At Woods’ zenith, he was the most looked for athlete pitchman in sports, acquiring more than $100 million every year. On Forbes’ highest-paid athletes’ list, he claimed the No. 1 spot for 10 years beginning in 2002.
Woods’ capital likewise ranges a few projects, for example, his live events production organization TGR Live, his golf plan business TGR Design and his flagship restaurant The Woods. He likewise has stakes in the golf training tool Full Swing and PopStroke, a lavish mini-golf experience with four Florida locations, that is supposed to extend to six additional spots the nation over this year.
Woods, who has brought home 15 major championships, is likewise a partner and investor in a SPAC (specific purpose acquisition organization) close by British billionaire Joe Lewis’ Tavistock Group, golf player Ernie Els and Justin Timberlake in NEXUS Luxury Collection.
Beyond his endorsement and partnerships deals, Woods has made investments in the millions in real estate, including a $54 million manor for Juniper Island.
Woods and James are the main two to become billionaires during their residency on the course and court, respectively.