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What Is Rory Mcilroy’s Net Worth?

Rory McIlroy has a net worth of $220 million and is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland. He was the world’s top-ranked professional golfer for more than 100 weeks. Rory McIlroy is a multiple champion and one of only a few of golfers under the age of 25 to have won three major championships.

Rory makes between $40 and $50 million per year through tournament winnings and endorsements, with the latter being his main source of income. His Tour Championship and FedEx Cup victory earned him $15 million in 2019.

How did Rory McIlroy amass his net worth?

At the age of 15, Rory won the Junior Ryder Cup with the European team in 2004. In 2005, he also won the West of Ireland Championship as well as the Irish Close Championship. He won the European Amateur Championships a year later.

McIlroy would go on to win the Open Championship, the Dubai Desert Classic, the Walker Cup, and the British Masters in the following years, dominating the European Tour. Rory began his professional golf career in 2007.

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Rory has a net worth of almost $40 million during the course of his career. He was the youngest player on the European Tour to exceed €10 million in earnings in 2010. He became the youngest player on the PGA Tour to earn $10 million by 2012.

In 2013, Rory signed an endorsement deal with Nike. The transaction was projected to be worth $200 million. When Nike ceased making golf equipment, Rory earned a $100 million sponsorship agreement with TaylorMade.

McIlroy won his first tour event, the Quail Hollow Championship, in 2010. He was the first golfer to achieve this feat at such a young age since Tiger Woods.

Early Life

Rory McIlroy was born in the Northern Irish village of Holywood on May 4, 1989. McIlroy began practising golf almost as soon as he could walk as a youngster, under the tutelage of his father, a passionate and skilled golfer.

Rory McIlroy started going to the local golf club when he was seven years old, and at the age of seven, he became the club’s youngest member. Rory McIlroy was shown the proper grip when he received a golf club for his birthday and told to sleep that night while gripping his new club correctly.

Despite his family’s lack of wealth, Rory’s parents went out of their way to make sure he had the financial resources he needed to pursue his dream of becoming a professional golfer. By working many jobs at the same time, his parents were able to offer the best possible training for their son. They were also able to send Rory to his first professional competition, the Doral Golf Resort’s World Championship for boys aged 9 and 10, which was held in Miami. Rory McIlroy triumphed in the tournament.

Personal Life

Rory Mcilroy's Net Worth

In 2020, he and his wife, American socialite Erica Stoll, had their daughter Poppy Kennedy McIlroy.

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While it was through his career that he met his now-wife in 2012, he has also gained a well-deserved wealth from the game.

Erica enjoys sailing and watching the American romance show The Bachelor. Despite the fact that she has logged thousands of miles following her husband as he competes across the world, she prefers to stay out of the spotlight and away from the cameras.

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