Tiger Woods, who amazed the golfing world as a young man, has accumulated a great fortune due to his golfing skills and endorsements. Personal and professional struggles have impacted Woods, but he has rallied and succeeded. He won his first Masters Tournament in 1997 at age 21 and his fifth Masters in 2019.
Tiger Woods has an impressive net worth of at least $800 million, according to some estimates. He has continued to train and compete despite serious back pain. Woods has undergone surgery four times to repair his back problems.
At Home With Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods has a 13-part video series through Golf Digest called “At Home With Tiger Woods.” In episode 3, “My First Check,” he shows a mounted giant check on the wall from the Las Vegas Invitational. Woods discusses his first tournament win and the thrill of earning a $297,000 check for playing golf.
Tiger Woods and the U.S. Open 2020
Woods played at the 2020 U.S. Open in September, but he didn't make the final cut to advance to the weekend rounds. Phil Mickelson was another golfing legend who didn’t advance in the competition at Winged Foot.
This week, Woods is set to defend his 2019 Masters title, in which he won over $2 million. Although the tournament is usually played in the spring, it moved to Nov. 12–15 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
What is Tiger Woods' net worth?
Tiger Woods is estimated to have a net worth in the neighborhood of $800 million or more. He's ranked eighth on Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid athletes for 2020. Reportedly, Woods earned $62.3 million, according to Forbes' estimates.
World’s Highest Paid Athletes of 2020 (Forbes):— Hot Freestyle (@HotFreestyle) June 5, 2020
1. Roger Federer $106.3M
2. Ronaldo $105M
3. Messi $104M
4. Neymar $95.5M
5. LeBron $88.2M
6. Steph Curry $74.4M
7. Kevin Durant $63.9M
8. Tiger Woods $62.3M
9. Kirk Cousins $60.5M
10. Carson Wentz $59.1M
Most of Woods’ net worth comes from celebrity brand endorsements. He has earned a total of $1.5 billion from endorsements, appearances, and course design fees since 1996.
Tiger Woods’ ex-wife
Elin Nordegren, a Swedish model, was married to Tiger Woods from 2004 to 2010. They had two children during their marriage. After a single-vehicle accident in 2009 brought Woods’ infidelity to light, the couple’s reconciliation efforts ended in divorce in 2010.
Woods' personal failures caused him to lose some lucrative endorsements. The settlement with his ex-wife was around $100 million. Nike remained in a partnership with Woods, which was a solid endorsement.
Where does Tiger Woods live?
Currently, Tiger Woods lives at his Jupiter Island, Fla. home that includes a tennis court, a fitness center, multiple pools, and extensive golf training grounds and equipment.
Tiger Woods’ house
Tiger Woods lives at the property he purchased in 2006 with Nordegren for $40 million. The purchase included 12 acres and a 9,000-square-foot house. They tore down the original house and built a brand-new one.
Woods' current home is 9,700 square feet. The home is divided into 3,300 square feet for living quarters and a 6,400 square-foot multipurpose building. The property also has a four-hole golf practice facility and a golf studio for research.