Roger Federer Net Worth: $320 million
Roger Federer is a professional tennis player born in Basel, Switzerland on August 8, 1981. His father, Robert Federer, is Swiss and his mother is Lynette Durand from Kempton Park, Gauteng. He has one sibling, his older sister Diana, and he grew up in nearby Birsfelden, Riehen, and then in Münchenstein. He was athletic as a child, as he played badminton and basketball. Like all male Swiss citizens, Federer joined the Swiss Armed Forces but was considered unfit because of a long-standing back problem. Thankfully, he managed to overcome this ailment enough to win Wimbledon later that year. Now, Roger Federer is one of the world’s most successful tennis player and has a net worth of $320 million. He is married to former Women’s Tennis Association player Mirka Vavrinec and had identical twin girls in 2009, Myla Rose and Charlene Riva. In 2014, they had another set of twins, this time boys whom they named Leo and Lennart.
How did Roger Federer make his money?
Federer started playing tennis when he was still young, under the guidance and training of Peter Carter, who helped him spike his career in the world’s junior top ranks. True enough, he won in the Wimbledon junior singles and doubles titles as an amateur, which eventually made him the number one ranked ITF player in the world. Even after the death of his trainer, Roger Federer continued to prove his career as a professional tennis player. Dubbed by the press as “Federer Express,” he was the number one ranked player in the world from February 2004 to August 2008. He became one of the highest paid athletes even for endorsements. Thus, his current estimated net worth is $320 million.