Rafael Nadal is a Spanish professional tennis player with a mammoth net worth of US$160 million, which includes his sumptuous car collection and a luxurious home in Mallorca, Spain.
He also has expensive villas in Porto Cristo in Spain & the Dominican Republic. He likes to spend his holidays in his villas and luxurious yachts.
Rafael Nadal’s Salary
Rafael is third highest earning male tennis player of all time behind his arch rivals Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.
As Forbes depicted, Nadal’s total income for the year of 2017 is US$31.5 million, which placed him in the list of highest-paid athletes of the year.
The year 2017 has been magnificent for Rafael as he won six titles and a huge amount of prize money worth US$15,864,000. His salary for the year is US$5.5 million whereas his income from several endorsements was about US$26 million.
Rafael Nadal's Endorsements
Rafael earned more than US$21 million from endorsements alone between the period of June 2016 and June 2017.
He is global ambassador for South Korea’s second largest automobile manufacturer, Kia Motors, which has been sponsoring him as well since 2006. American multinational corporation Nike is Rafael's clothes and shoe sponsor. Quely, a biscuits and bakery manufacturer of Nadal’s native place Mallorca made him its international ambassador in 2010.
Nadal wears a luxury watch of Richard Mille as part of the endorsement deal. His other endorsement partners include Emporio Armani, Babolat, Telefonica, Banco Sabadell, Tommy Hilfiger and more.
Actor-model Rafael Nadal
Rafa has featured in many TV commercials such as Tommy Hilfiger, Nike, Emporio Armani etc. He has remained a popular choice for advertising companies and he earns impressive amount of money from various advertisements. He has also done a music video named Gypsy, in which he has acted alongside Spanish singer Shakira.