What’s Roger Federer net worth in 2018? 20 Grand Slam singles titles, the No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for 302 weeks straight, more than six titles at six different tournaments, a street named after him, a Swiss postcard issued in honor, uncountable achievements but just one name, a man of many hats, rings a bell?
Yes, we are talking about none other than the legendary tennis player, Roger Federer! He has not only proved himself a great player but also a hero and an inspiration for many across the world, as most of us follow his style, diet and everything he does! Want to know what inspired Roger to be the legend that he is? How, besides tennis, he takes an interest in music as well? Yes? Let’s know more about the life of Roger Federer before he entered tennis, his many achievements, his very own cow “Juliette” and his net worth as of 2018!
Biography & Wiki
Roger Federer was born to a Swiss-German father, Robert and Afrikaner mother, Lynnette Federer. His date of birth is 8th August 1981, and his birthplace is Basel, Switzerland. He has an older sibling, a sister, Diana, a mother of twins. Roger Federer holds the citizenship of both the countries, Swiss and South Africa. Roger’s native language is Swiss German, but he also speaks Standard German, French, and English, fluently. He grew up near French and German borders. He was a ball boy at the Swiss Indoors, Basel tournament in 1992 and 1993. Roger Federer played a wide range of sports in his childhood and attributed his hand-eye coordination to the experience he gained in his early days. Roger Federer left all other games at the age of 12 to focus on tennis.
He was the national junior champion in Switzerland at the age of 12 and went on to get training at Swiss National Tennis Center in Ecublens. Roger Federer became pro in 1998 after having his first sponsorship at age 16. Roger Federer was ITF world junior Tennis champion of the year.
Roger Federer married a former professional tennis player ‘Mirka Vavrinec’ in 2009. They are proud parents of twin girls, Myla and Charlene. And also a set of twin boys, Leo and Lenny. The family lives in Bottmingen, Switzerland.
After winning the Wimbledon boy’s singles and doubles title in 1998, Roger became a professional and started his career’s flight. His success stories are numerous. He won Grand Slams title after winning in Wimbledon in 2013 and was the first Swiss man to achieve this. At the beginning of 2004, Roger Federer was ranked No.2 in the world ranking. He won the ” U.S open,” “ATP masters,” and “The Australian open” title in the same year.
From the year 2004 to 2008, he retained his No. 1 ranking. From 2005 to 2008 he was also named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year. 2008 was a tough year for Roger as he lost in the French Open and Wimbledon, and even at the Australian Open. For the first time in four years, he slipped to No.2 after this. But soon, he regained No.1 again in 2009 winning several tournaments. His most recent victory was at the Australian Open in January 2018, where he defeated Cilic again and made a record of 20 Grand Slam Singles Championships.
There is a list of Achievements in Roger Federer’s treasury. Some of his remarkable Achievements are:
He won ATPWorldTour.com Fan’s Favorite Awards 15 times from the year 2013 to 2017.
Roger Federer was ITF World champion from 2004 to 2007, & 2009.
He won Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year Award two times, in 2006& 2013.
He has been the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year from 2005 to 2008 & in 2018.
After his comeback from the injury in 2017, he won The Laureus World Comeback of the Year.
Roger Federer is also known by many monikers like Federer Express, “FedEx,” ” Fed Express” “Swiss Maestro” and “Maestro.”
Salary, Net Worth & Earnings
With a total ATP career earnings of $111 million Roger Federer has a net worth of about $480 million. He earns $50 to $65 million per year from prize money and endorsements. Roger Federer is an ambassador for NetJets, Emmi AG, and Maurice Lacro and also has a global partnership with Mercedes – Benz.
Roger Federer owns three houses: one lavish apartment is in Dubai, a Crap Curve Villa in Swiss village of Valbella, and a lakeside penthouse in Wollerau, south of Zurich, Switzerland. As of his car collection, he owns one Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Roadster.
Some Interesting facts about Roger Federer:
Over the years, Roger has established himself as the king of tennis. His personality and traits of being amazing at both his professional and personal life have made him an undefeatable legend.
Here are some intriguing facts about the tennis icon!
1) Roger left his education at the age of 16 to play sports.
2) Roger Federer was a vegan till the age of 14, but later found interest in non-veg.
3) According to Roger, men spend more time in the field, and should be paid more than females!
4) There is a street named “Roger Federer Alley” in Halley.
5) A Cow named “Juliette” was gifted to him in 2003 after he won the 1st Wimbledon title.
Even after so many victories, Roger Federer has not indicated that he wants to stop and his magnificently orchestrated groundstrokes burning up the hardcourts are not going anywhere anytime soon. No matter how much his life reminds us of a perfectly woven fairytale, we will have to tell ourselves, time and again, that this is not a fairytale. This is life. Roger Federer’s life.