With Two back to back Grand slam titles, Rafael Nadal’s net worth sees a hike. However, even for the man with the most Grand Slam titles in history, Rafael Nadal might never make as much money directly from his on-court exploits as he will in 2022.
Nadal is on course for a calendar Grand Slam ahead of Wimbledon 2022. He has taken the maximum rewards available by winning the Australian Open and the French Open so far this year.
Let’s take a look at Rafael Nadal’s Net worth, Career earnings, and prize money.
Rafael Nadal’s Net worth
Net Worth: $220 Million
Career Earnings: $130.6 Million
Latest Prize Money: $2.2 Million
Rafael Nadal’s Net worth, Career earnings, and prize money
Rafael Nadal having a lucrative year so far. He won two grand slams already and already cleared the 1st round of Wimbledon. According to Forbes, Nadal’s total Net worth is estimated at around $220 Million.
The king of clay is one of the most sought-after sportsmen in the world for sponsors. He has sponsorship deals with endorsers, including long-term backers Kia and sportswear giants Nike.
Nadal has promoted a digital autograph company and telecommunications company Mejor Conectados in the build-up to Wimbledon 2022.
Rafael Nadal’s career earnings
To date, as per the ATP, Nadal has made more than $130.6m in career earnings. That makes Nadal the second-highest male earner in history behind one of the only players to regularly rival him in recent times, Novak Djokovic.
Fellow modern great Roger Federer’s inactivity since Wimbledon 2021 has allowed Nadal to move slightly ahead of the Swiss superstar. The gap between the pair is likely to widen as the 40-year-old misses this year’s action at the All England Club following knee surgery.
Nadal made a lot of investments outside the court. His investments include
- Tennis and sports academies
- Tech businesses
- Luxury yachts and cars
- Real estate
- Tech partnerships
- A restaurant alongside singer Enrique Iglesias and football megastar Cristiano Ronaldo.
Rafael Nadal’s 2022 Australian Open triumph earned Nadal more than $2m in prize money. His French Open glory was worth around $707,000. Wimbledon will award a record $2.5m to its singles winners.
Rafael Nadal’s social media following
Rafal Nadal has the most number of followers among tennis stars on Instagram. Nadal’s engaged Instagram army of more than 15.3m accounts makes him the most followed tennis player on the planet.
The 22-time Grand slam winner has 15.7 million followers on Twitter. On Facebook, he enjoys 14 million followers.
In comparison, Wimbledon top seed Djokovic has 10.8m followers on Instagram, while Federer, whose eight Wimbledon singles titles make him the most successful male player in history at SW19, has 9.5m.
- Facebook: 14 million
- Instagram: 15.3 million
- Twitter: 15.7 million