Roger Federer Net Worth

Net Worth$450 Million
Date of Birth8 August 1981
ProfessionTennis player
NationalitySwiss
Last Updated2020

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Roger Federer Net Worth, How did Swiss athlete and tennis player acquire his wealth? Check this article to find out more about Roger Federer Net Worth and his career.

Roger Federer Net Worth

Roger Federer Early Life

He is a Swiss born professional tennis player. Roger Federer started playing tennis with his parents and older sister Diana at a very early age and quickly showed signs that he had great talent for the game.

At the age of eight, Federer joined the Basel junior tennis program and at age 10 helmet Australian player Peter Carter who saw Roger potential.

Federer represented Switzerland at the Olympics in 2000 where he met Miroslava Vavrinec who was part of the Swiss national women tennis team though he did not win any medals. The duo immediately began dating and nine years later they got married.

Roger Federer Career

Roger Federer was born in Basel, Switzerland on August 8th, 1981 to parents Robert and Lynette. At age 13, he accepted an invitation to attend Switzerland & national tennis training center which was located two hours away from Roger home in a part of Switzerland that spoke mostly French.

He trained there for three years until a new facility was opened closer to his home in Biel. At that time, Peter Carter was one of the instructors at the new training center and his guidance helped Federer quickly rise up the world's top junior rankings.

However, as an amateur, Federer won the Wimbledon junior singles and doubles titles and was eventually the number one ranked ITF player in the world. 

Not long after turning pro in 1999, he reached the semi-finals of a tournament in Vienna. After a few more high profile wins, Federer became the youngest member of the top 100. 

Federer’s potential came to full bloom in 2001 when he won his first ATP singles title. His triumph followed at the Davis Cup where he and his fellow Swiss teammates defeated the United States.

All of these successes led to the press coining the term ‘Federer Express’ in their headlines. Federer also won his first two ATP doubles titles and end the season ranked #13 in singles.

A sad night, Federer received many missed phone calls from his Coach Peter Lundgren but by the time he finally picked up the messages, he found out that his former mentor and friend Peter Carter had died.

Carter death shook Federer to the core. He realized that he had not lived up to anything that Carter had taught him as a tennis player and even a man. Federer decided at that moment that it was time to step up his game on and off the court.

Federer eventually became the #1 ranked player in the world, a title he held for a record 237 consecutive weeks from February 2004 to August 2008. He has currently won the Australian Open six times, Wimbledon eight times, the French Open once and the US Open five times.

Roger Federer Net Worth

Roger Federer Net Worth as of today is $450 Million while his salary is $70 Million. Roger Federer Net Worth is acquired from his career as an athlete and a tennis player.

He has become one of the highest paid athletes in the world both on and off the court. From June 2016 to June 2017, Federer earned an estimated $71.5 million, of which $65 million came from endorsements.

From June 2017 to June 2018, he earned $77.2 million. From June 2018 to June 2019 he earned $94 million. Of that amount, roughly $86 million came from endorsements with companies like Credit Suisse, Rolex and Mercedes Benz. Federer earns more from endorsements than any other athlete.

Summary

Roger Federer is a Swiss born professional tennis player. He started playing tennis with his parents and older sister Diana at a very early age and quickly showed signs that he had great talent for the game.

Federer won the Wimbledon junior singles and double titles and was eventually the number one ranked ITF player in the world.

As of 2020, Roger Federer’s net worth is $450 Million.

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