Tiger Woods is a popular and professional American Golfer. There is hardly anyone who hasn’t heard about this legend. His skills, hard work, and talent have helped him reach where he is today. He is one of the highest-earning golfer and celebrity of all time for many years. If you want to know more about the personal and professional life of Tiger Woods let’s take a look below.
Tiger Woods was born on 30th December 1975 in Cypress California. He is the son of Earl and Tida Woods. Since his childhood, he had an interest in playing golf but had the perfect skills to continue it as a career. Tiger was the only child as he had half brothers and sisters from the first marriage of his father. Her mother is Thai so he is from a mixed background. The best thing is that he was introduced to a pro-golfer when he was only two years old. It helped him polish his skills and he pursued golfing. His height is six feet and has been handling his professions well. He is a golfer, athlete, and author that many people look up to.
Tiger Woods started his career at a young age and it full of highlights and records. He has been a part of 15 major professional tournaments and has got 81 PGA tour wins. If this isn’t enough he has also won 41 European tours including five master wins. He is a true legend and the new generation can look up to him for inspiration. You will be delighted to know that he has been the number one ranked player for the longest time.
His opponents couldn’t beat him as he was always at the top of his game. Tiger has been given the title of PGA Player many times in a row. He is known as one of the most prominent players of all time and has given a new definition to golf. Tiger is introduced to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2002 and has been making records since then.
Net Worth, Salary, and Real Estate
Tiger is one of the richest golfers and has a total net worth of $800 million. The yearly salary is $50 million per year. Tiger is the owner of a huge real estate as he currently owns a $25 million yachts named Privacy. Most of the time, he likes to stay around yacht especially during his tournaments. He has a huge mansion and it looks like a palace. You can check out his yearly earnings below:
- 1995: $10,000
- 1997: $7 million
- 1999: $40 million
- 2001: $50 million
- 2003: $100 million
- 2005: $250 million
- 2009: $500 million
- 2010 $400 million
- 2016: $700 million
- 2019: $800 million
Tiger Woods introduced himself to Elin Nordegren during an open championship in 2001. They liked each other instantly and got married in 2004. The couple is blessed with one son and daughter and they are going strong since then. He has been into few controversies in his personal life. Tiger was arrested because he was driving under the influence of drugs. However, he continued to pay attention to Golf. He has a huge fan following and continues to be a legend in everyone’s eyes.