Roger Federer, the champion of champions is a name to reckon with when in the world of tennis. The Swiss tennis star has won as many as 20 Grand Slams till now and still looks in great touch. However, he has missed out on a lot of action recently due to a knee injury.
He bailed out of the French Open 2021 midway. Nevertheless, Federer still seems to have got the edge over most of his competitors. The current World No. 8 has won the most number of ATP titles, 103, and the way he is moving around, it wouldn’t come as a surprise if he ends up adding more laurels to his illustrious career.
Is Roger Federer a billionaire?
Federer has not only the hearts of numerous fans across the globe, he has been friends with the ‘lord of cash’ as well. According to Forbes, Federer has taken home more than $130 million in winnings over the years. However, that amount only represents a small portion of his overall earnings.
Due to his incredible fan-following, Federer has a lot of endorsement deals. Mercedes-Benz, Rolex, Credit Suisse, Barilla, and Wilson Sporting Goods to name a few. Deals with all these brands adds millions of dollars annually to the Federer’s account.
The Swiss star also switched from Nike to Uniqlo in 2018. The 10-year-agreement has allowed him to add a whopping $300 million to his wealth. According to reports, the Swiss star has an estimated $450 million fortune.
“I would like to visit all the cities and countries where I was as a tennis player”: Federer on his retirement plans
Talking about his retirement plans, Federer had stated, “After my career, I will not sit on the sofa, recently I bought an old autobus from the 60s. I am looking forward to traveling with it. Europe is little, everything is easily accessible. Travelling is easier than ever.”
“I would like to visit all the cities and countries where I was as a tennis player — completely relaxed and without the pressure of the sport,” he further added. Known as one of the greatest athletes of all time, Federer is currently not a billionaire, but he is definitely one of the front-runners in the race to become one and if he succeeds in doing so, he will join the likes of Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, and Floyd Mayweather in the billion-dollar-club.