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All About Irish Golfer Rory McIlroy: His Net Worth And Professional Life So Far

Shree Krishna Tue Oct, 2018
All About Irish Golfer Rory McIlroy: His Net Worth And Professional Life So Far

Rory Mcllory is a professional Irish golfer who is the part of both the European and PGA tours. The four-time major champions, winning the 2011 U.S. Open, 2012 PGA Championship, 2014 Open Championship, and 2014 PGA Championship was world No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking for 95 weeks.

Rory, one of the four players to win three majors by 25, along with Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, and Jordan Speit is currently one of the richest golfers of all-time. He has an estimated net worth of $110 million as of 2018.

Rory McIlroy's Net Worth In 2018: $110 Million

The Irish born golfer Rory McIlroy has an estimated net worth of $110 million in 2018. Rory is one of the most recognized faces in the world of golf and the richest. 

His total career earnings as of July 16, 2018, was reported a total of $37.7 million.

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In 2017, Rory was ranked sixth highest earner in the Forbes' list of World's Highest Paid Athletes, succeeding fellow golfers Phil Mickelson (12th), Tiger Woods (17th), and Jordan Speith (21st). 

Rory hasn't won any major competition since 2014. However, he made $20 million between 2016 and 2017 from the PGA Tour and the European Tour alone.

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Rory rose to fame with his first major victory at the 2011 U.S. Open in June 2011, setting a total of 11 tournament records in the process, including the record for most strokes. He became the youngest Open winner since 1923.

High on success, Rory continued his domination at the US Open 12, winning the UBS Hong Kong Open on the Europe Tour and the Honda Classic in March 2012. The win helped him climb onto the World Number One spot. He lost the spot to Luke Donald after two weeks but regained it the same year. He clung to the title for 32 weeks between August 2012 and March 2013.

In December 2012, he was named the PGA Tour Player of the Year award. His wealth saw a big rise in 2013. In January 2013, he signed the biggest deal of his career worth $125 million with Nike.

The deal worth $25 million a year for a decade was bigger than the ten-year deal that the company signed to golfer Tiger Woods. The deal put him just behind footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and NBA star LeBron James, who earn $30 million a year from Nike.

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In 2015, Rory replaced Tiger Woods as the face of EA Sports' PGA Tour video game series. He received $6 million annually for four years starting in 2015. In 2016, Rory earned $10 million alone for the 2016 FedEx Cup win. 

Rory also makes a big chunk from endorsements, which includes his Nike deal. His other endorsement partners include Omega ($8 million), Upper Deck, Bose. In total, Rory earns around $30 million a year from endorsements. He has been making the money since 2015.