Roger Federer (39) is the richest tennis star in the world, with an estimated worth of $450 million asof 2019. The Swiss star has amassed wealth through prize money and hefty sponsorship deals throughout his illustrious tennis career, including Rolex, Moet Chardon, Lindt, Mercedes Benz, Credit Suisse and a lucrative deal with Japanese manufacturer Uniqlo.
He is set to become the first billionaire in the world of tennis and will soon join the exclusive list of high-earning athletes such as Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods and Floyd Mayweather. His sponsorship deals with big-ticket brands are a major reason behind his wealth.
Currently, Roger Federer has deals with Rolex, Moet & Chardon, Credit Suisse, Mercedes Benz, Lindt and a lucrative deal with Japanese manufacturer Uniqlo. Across his illustrious tennis career, the Swiss star has amassed wealth through prize money and hefty sponsorship deals.
And the Federer brand continues to grow and prosper, despite Roger’s advancing age. Therefore, it is not a surprise that the Swiss maestro enjoys a life filled with the most elite luxuries.
Roger Federer's private jet saves time
Roger Federer is a part of the select list of athletes who can boast of their own private jet.
Roger’s is sponsored by the aviation company, Netjets. According to the company’s website, it shares his principles of perseverance, endless improvement and creativity. For someone who travels the globe on a regular basis for ATP world tours and other endeavors, a private jet certainly serves his needs and makes his life a little bit more comfortable.
It also makes it easier for Roger to spend more time with his family. He is married to former pro tennis player, Mirka Vavrinec. The couple has two sets of twins (two girls, two boys). “I believe in having the right team around yourself.
If I’m still on tour today its definitely because of NetJets as well because it’s made my life on tour so much easier,” Roger recently said about his jet. Luckily for Federer fans worldwide, his career will continue for a while to come.
Although many believe 2020 might be his last year in professional tennis, he shows no signs of slowing down and is currently number 4 in the ATP rankings. The man himself has recently confirmed that he will not be retiring before 2021 as he committed himself to participating in next year’s Tokyo Olympics, although he is considering it, following knee surgery. Considering his perseverance in the past, Roger might just continue his reign in tennis for quite a while longer.