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Lionel Messi Net Worth

NameLionel Messi
Net WorthAppx. £309 million or $400 million
Age33 years (born June 24, 1987)
ResidenceCastelldefels, Spain
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseAntonella Roccuzzo (m.2017)
Source of WealthProfessional Football, Endorsements, Investments
Salary£24 million per year or £500,000 per week
EndorsementsAdidas, Huawei, Gatorade, MasterCard, Lay's, Pepsi, Hawkers, Ooredoo
Endorsement EarningsApproximately $34 million 2020
PhilanthropyLeo Messi Foundation


Lionel Messi is one of the biggest names in the world of Football and is widely regarded as one of the best players ever. The 33-year-old Argentine plays in the Spanish League representing Barcelona FC. He is one of the highest-paid footballers and athletes all around the world. In 2017, he became the highest-paid athlete in La Liga after he signed his contract extension with Barcelona. According to Goal.com Messi's Net Worth is estimated to be around $400 million or £309 million.


What is Messi's net worth in 2020?


Messi's Net Worth 2020 is estimated to be £309m ($400m) by Forbes.com. It includes his salary/winnings of $92 million and another $34 million in endorsements. His total worth is approximately $400 million.


Lionel Messi Salary


After the new contract which Lionel Messi signed in 2017 extending his contract at FC Barcelona to 2021, he is paid a yearly salary of $34 million + bonuses and winnings.


What is Messi's salary per week?


Messi's salary of £24 million a year means he gets paid around £500,000-per-week. This makes Messi one of the highest-paid athletes all around the world.


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Messi Houses


Lionel Messi owns two luxurious houses in Barcelona and one back home in Argentina. Messi's houses are a testimony to the Argentine's successful career. One of his houses is at the Mediterranean coast in the suburbs of Barcelona, Castelldefels. This house even has alleged restrictions imposed for aircrafts to fly over it. It is a huge light colored Mediterranean style house with large panoramic windows.


Lionel Messi's second house in Barcelona is called 'One-Zero Eco House'. It is built and designed by the famous Spanish architect, Luis Garrido. The house looks like a soccer ball on a football field. It is believed to cost around seven million euros. Located 22 miles from Barcelona, the house overlooks Catalan Mountains.


Lionel Messi Cars


Messi owns luxurious cars from all top car manufacturing companies including Maserati, Ferrari, Audi, Mercedes, Lexus, Chrysler, Toyota, Dodge, Cadillac and Range Rover. Messi's car collection is huge. But he didn't buy all of them as many were given to him by sponsors. Messi's car collection is worth millions of U.S. dollars. Some of the cars owned by Lionel Messi are:


  1. 335 S Spider Scaglietti
  2. Maserati GranTurismo MC
  3. Maserati GranTurismo S
  4. Audi R8 V10
  5. Dodge Charger SRT8
  6. Audi R8 Spyder
  7. Audi Q7
  8. Ferrari F430 Spider
  9. Lexus RX
  10. Cadillac Escalade
  11. Mini Cooper
  12. Range Rover Vogue
  13. Toyota Prius


Lionel Messi Bikes


Lionel Messi is not known to own any motorcycles. But you never know he might have a few in his automobile collection and if he does, one can only expect them to be the best of the best.


Messi Assets


Messi's Assets include several properties and estates which include his houses in Spain and Argentina. His expensive car collection also attributes towards his net worth and total assets.


Lionel Messi’s Lifestyle


Messi is a very simple man. He lives a simple humble life. But nevertheless, he knows how to live life to the fullest. Being one of the richest athletes in the world, Lionel Messi does indulge in extravagant investments every now and then. He recently bought a 335 S Spider Scaglietti which is worth $35.5 million. Apart from that, Messi is actually a very private person who likes to spend time with his family and keeps to himself.


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Messi Endorsements


Lionel Messi is one of the most famous footballers in the world. His fame and fan following has made him one of the most approached athletes for endorsements. The money which he earns from endorsements amounts to a large part of Leo Messi's Worth. Messi has ongoing lucrative sponsorship deals with companies like Pepsi, Adidas, Dolce & Gabbana, Air Europa, and Gatorade.


Messi also has a lifelong deal with Adidas. Lionel Messi is also the global brand ambassador of Tata Motor which named their new car after Messi's son Thiago. In 2019 he amassed a whopping $32 million in endorsements, which is one of the highest by any athlete last year. Apart from the above companies he also has an ongoing deal with Chinese mobile company Huawei. Not to mention his highly lucrative business with Mastercard.


Other sources of income


Apart from his fixed salary at Barcelona FC and when he plays for Argentina and the other amazing endorsements, he also receives his fair share of winnings when Barcelona lifts a title.


Messi Charity


Lionel Messi reportedly made a generous donation of $1.1 million which is supposed to be split between a hospital Clinic in Catalunya and another health center in Argentina during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.


Lionel Messi has also founded the Leo Messi Foundation which provides donations and help towards a wide range of charities. Leo Messi Foundation donated $218,000 to UNICEF projects in Kenya in February 2019. He was also appointed UNICEF's Goodwill ambassador along with David Beckham and Shakira.


El Salvador v Argentina


Lionel Messi was involved in the 'Celebrate Life' drive on the first birthday of his son Thiago Messi to increase awareness around infant mortality. As UNICEF's ambassador, Messi traveled to regions that were impacted by natural disasters, poverty, disease and various other crippling social disadvantages. The Leo Messi Foundation was also involved in the Special Olympics in Catalunya contributing towards dog-assisted therapy programs for children with disabilities.


The Leo Messi Foundation joined hands with Josep Carreras Leukemia Foundation to fight against Blood Cancer. When Messi got married to Antonella Roccuzzo in 2017 he asked for donations towards the Leo Messi Foundation instead of wedding presents. This shows the generosity and kindness of Lionel Messi and his will to make the world a better place.


FAQs


1. Is Lionel Messi a billionaire?

A. Yes. As of September 2020, Lionel Messi became only the second billionaire footballer after Cristiano Ronaldo, with the Barcelona superstar reportedly earning a total of $126 million including his salary and endorsements.


2. What is Lionel Messi’s net worth in rupees?

A. Lionel Messi's net worth is approximately 3,020 crores in INR.


3. What is Messi's most expensive car?

A. Messi owns several luxurious cars. The most expensive one of which is 335 S Spider Scaglietti which is worth $35.5 million.


4. How much money does Messi donate to Unicef?

A. The Leo Messi Foundation donated $218,000 to UNICEF projects in Kenya in February 2019.


5. What is Messi's annual salary?

A. Messi's annual salary is approximately £24 million per year or £500,000-per-week.


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