Overwhelmed with ‘Billionaire’ Ronaldo’s huge fortune: From $20m ‘epic’ car collection to numerous luxurious mansions

As of August 2023, Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth is roughly $500 Million, making him one of the richest athletes in the world.

What is Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth?

Net Worth:$500 Million


Born:February 5, 1985


Height:1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)

Country of Origin:Portugal

Source of Wealth:Professional Soccer Player

Last Updated:March 8, 2023

As of August 2023, Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth is roughly $500 Million, making him one of the richest athletes in the world.

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Widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, Cristiano Ronaldo’s career has set him on track to break records and earn more than $1 billion from salaries and endorsements.

In addition to playing with Manchester United and the Portugal national team, he’s an entrepreneur with a fashion boutique under his alias, CR7.

Cristiano Ronaldo Facts

  • At the age of 14, Cristiano Ronaldo was expelled from school for throwing a chair at a teacher
  • He was named after Ronald Reagan, the former President of the United States of America
  • There’s a Christiano Ronaldo museum that opened in his hometown of Medeira to honor his achievements
  • Ronaldo has one of the fastest free kicks, reaching speeds of up to 130 km/h
  • He once paid $100,000 for the brain operation and treatments for a 10-month-old boy who suffered from a rare condition

Early Life 

Born Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro on February 5th, 1985 in the São Pedro parish of Funchal in Portugal, he was the fourth and youngest son of a cook and municipal gardener.

Ronaldo’s sporting activities began at a young age, playing football for Andorinha in the early 1990s, before taking a three-day trial with Sporting CP at the age of 12.

As his gift for football became apparent, his mother allowed him to drop out of school to focus on his training.

After a health scare in which Ronaldo underwent heart surgery for tachycardia, he resumed training, and soon after his career began.


Following on from a stint at Sporting CP, Ronaldo was picked up by Manchester United in 2003, moving to the United Kingdom to play for the team and start his professional career.

By 2007, he had won his first of several Premier League titles, with solid performances at both the UEFA Champions League and the FA Cup Final of the same year.

After winning both the Ballon D’or and the FIFA World Player of the Year in 2008, Ronaldo signed to Real Madrid for a record-breaking $80 million.

A series of cup wins, numerous awards and other accolades followed, and in 2016 Ronaldo became the all-time top scorer for Real Madrid.

In 2018, Ronaldo signed a contract with Juventus, leaving Real Madrid after an exceptional run of goals, and once again setting a new record for the highest-paid player transfer.

The transfer cost Uventus well over $100 million and set Ronaldo on the path to becoming one of the richest athletes in the world at the time.

In 2022, Cristiano Ronaldo returned to the team where he found his fame, playing for Manchester United and scoring the second hat trick of his career against Tottenham.


Non-Football Entrepreneurial Activities

In addition to playing professional football, Ronaldo’s net worth has been significantly boosted throughout his career due to a string of endorsement deals and other sponsorships with clothing brands.

He’s put his name to everything from sports clothing and soft drinks, to financial services and video games.

These endorsements have earned Ronaldo large sums of money on an annual basis, earning $110 million in a one-year period from June 2018 to June 2019 alone.

In addition, Ronaldo has put his name to a variety of self-branded products that include clothing and perfumes, the sales of which have added considerable value to his overall net worth.

A strong online presence has helped to keep his name in the public eye, and he is well known for his philanthropic endeavors.

Ronaldo has helped to raise considerable sums of money for the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, as well as the 2015 earthquake in Nepal.


Cristiano Ronaldo’s Career Earnings

As one of the richest soccer players in the world, Cristiano Ronaldo has frequently broken sporting records for his exceptionally high earnings.

Here’s a breakdown of these earnings over the last few years:

  • 2011 – $38 million
  • 2012 – $42 million
  • 2013 – $50.3 million
  • 2014 – $80 million
  • 2015 – $79.6 million
  • 2016 – $89 million
  • 2017 – $93 million
  • 2018 – $108 million
  • 2019 – $105 million
  • 2020 – $120 million
  • 2021 – $120 million
  • Cristiano Ronaldo’s Salary 2022 – $125 million


Cristiano Ronaldo’s Net Worth Annually

While information about Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth over time is sometimes contradictory, we’ve analyzed the data to bring you these estimates of his wealth.

  • 2014 – $150 million
  • 2015 – $80 million
  • 2016 – $79 million
  • 2017 – $108 million
  • 2018 – $400 million
  • 2020 – $466 million
  • 2021 – $480 million
  • Cristiano Ronaldo’s Net Worth 2022 – $500 million


Personal Life

Ronaldo is known to keep his private life out of the media spotlight and avoids drinking alcohol and other sugary drinks or fast food.

He has six children in total, with his first son Cristiano Jr. born in 2010, born to his partner at the time, Russian model Irina Shayk.

In 20127, Ronaldo became the father of twins, daughter Eva and son Mateo, who were both via surrogacy.

Shortly after, his daughter Alana Martina was born, from his relationship with Argentine-Spanish model Georgina Rodríguez.


Awards & Achievements

Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most celebrated footballers of modern times, with a long list of awards and achievements to his name.

Here are some of the notable awards Ronaldo has received over his career:

  • 2008: Ronaldo wins the Ballon d’Or for the first time
  • 2008: Ronaldo picks up the FIFA World Player of the Year award for the first time in his career
  • 2018/21: ESPY Awards names Ronaldo Best International Men’s Soccer Player
  • 2021: Ronaldo picks up the Special Goalscoring Award at the Globe Soccer Awards


How Does Cristiano Ronaldo Spend His Money?

As with many of the world’s super-rich, Ronaldo is a keen collector of some of the most expensive cars in the world, with a Lamborghini Aventador and Rolls-Royce in his collection.

He owns a variety of real estate, from an apartment in Trump Tower in Manhattan to a luxury villa in La Finca worth $6.2 million.

Also the proud owner of a collection of the most expensive watches you can buy, he’s been spotted wearing a Hublot Masterpiece MP-09 Tourbillon Bi-Axis worth $1.2 million.



Here are some of the best highlights of Cristiano Ronaldo’s career:

  • 2004: Shortlisted for the FIFPro Young Player of the Year
  • 2008/9: Ronaldo won his first Ballon D’or while playing at Manchester United
  • 2011: Ronaldo scored the last gasp winner in the Copa Del Ray final
  • 2015/16: Ronaldo became Real Madrid’s top goalscorer, with a total of 450 goals
  • 2015/16: Ronaldo’s winning streak with Real Madrid culminates in winning the European Championship