James Rodriguez is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for German club Bayern Munich. He leads the Colombia national team at international level. He is regarded as one of the best players of his generation.
Rodriguez won the prestigious Golden Boot award at the 2014 FIFA World Cup as he was the top scorer in the tournament. He then signed a six-year contract with Real Madrid for a transfer fee of £63 million.
In July 2017, Rodriguez was loaned to Bayern Munich on a two-year long deal. Bayern paid Real Madrid €13 million as a loan fee.
Rodriguez earns an estimated $29 million from his salary and endorsements. He is ranked as #91 on the “The World's Highest-Paid Athletes” list. James Rodriguez’s net worth is estimated to be around $30m.
James Rodriguez Salary
Rodriguez earns $24.5 Million as salary amount from his club Bayern Munich and national contract with Colombia national football team combined.
James Rodriguez Endorsements
Apart from his salary, Rodriguez earns a significant amount of money from various endorsements. He has inked deals with Calvin Klein, Chinese mobile phone company Huawei Technologies and a financial trading platform Libertex. His deal with Adidas reportedly calls for him to wear the No. 10 jersey for every team he represents,a matter which complicates future club transfers.
James Rodriguez has done charity work with foundations like Fundacion Colombia Somos Todos and We Are All Colombia.
Source of Wealth
Soccer and Endorsements.
Adidas, Calvin Klein, Huawei and Libertex.
Married (to Daniela Ospina)
Fundación Colombia Somos Todos, We Are All Colombia