Rafael Nadal is a Spanish professional tennis player who has dominated this sport for over a decade now with big names alongside Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. Nadal won countless tournaments over the years in his career and is often regarded as the King of Clay, due to his domination on clay.
Rafael Nadal has been winning championships and awards since the age of 8 and he was also good as a footballer at a young age but choose tennis to shape his professional career, over football. Nadal made his professional debut in tennis at the age of 15.
Age: 37 years
Date of Birth: 3 June 1986
Height: 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m)
Rafael Nadal's net worth is estimated to be around $220 million as per sources like CelebrityNetworth. His yearly salary is estimated to be around $40 million which he gets from tournament winnings, appearance fees, and endorsements. According to Forbes in 2020, Nadal was the third highest-paid tennis player in the world after Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.
Nadal has earned more than $130 million from tournament prize money and he has also earned a lot in his career from various brand endorsements, from which his career earnings in total exceeded $500 million overall in 2020. Rafael Nadal has been sponsored by brands like Babolat (French sports equipment company), Nike, Richard Mille, and KIA (South Korean automobile company).
Nadal endorses brands like Cantabria Labs (Skincare products), Banco Santander (Banking and Financial services), Telefonica (telecommunication company), Lanvin Colognes, Quely (Mallorca-based food company), Emporio Armani, PokerStars and Amstel Ultra (Beer company).
The 22-time Grand Slam winner's impressive collections of cars includes some expensive ones, ranging from Mercedes AMG GTS, Mercedes AMG G63, Range Rover SVR, Kia Stinger GT, Aston Martin DBS, and Ferrari 458 Italia.
Rafael Nadal's records and achievements:
* Five times ITF World Champion in 2008, 2010, 2017, 2019, & 2022.
* Five times ATP Player of the Year in 2008, 2010, 2013, 2017, & 2019.
* He was ranked the number 1 player in the world by ATP for 209 weeks consecutively.
* Has won 22 Grand Slam titles in men's single category, which is joint-most with Novak Djokovic.
* Youngest male Player (24) to achieve the career Golden Slam.
* Won 14 titles in French Open, which most for any player.
* Won 26 clay court titles in all master tournaments.
* Won four France-US title doubles in 2010, 2013, 2017 & 2019.
* Nadal qualified for 16 consecutive years from 2005-2020.
* Won 11 men's singles titles in the Monte-Carlo Masters tournament.
* Won 12 men's singles titles in the Barcelona Open.
* Most consecutive years (19) winning at least one ATP singles title (2004-22).