Cristiano Ronaldo Net worth and salary at Al-Nassr in 2023
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for and captains both Saudi Pro League club Al Nassr
|Former salary at Manchester United||EUR 29 million|
|Former salary at Juventus Turin||EUR 31 million net|
|Former salary at Real Madrid||EUR 21 million net|
|Date of birth||Feb 05, 1985 (38 years old)|
|Born in||Funchal, Portugal|
|Marital status||relationship with Georgina Rodriguez (since 2016)|
|Occupation||Professional footballer, advertising star|
|Full Name||Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro|
|Children||4 (Cristiano Jr., Eva, Mateo, Alana-Martina)|
What is Cristiano Ronaldo’ Net Worth?
Cristiano Ronaldo is considered one of the best and most dangerous footballers in the world and provides a considerable income with his involvement with Manchester United and his numerous advertising contracts with major labels. Cristiano Ronaldo’s estimated net worth is €650 million. This makes him the second richest active footballer just behind Lionel Messi and generally one of the richest athletes in the world. Only David Beckham was able to build up almost as much wealth as an ex-professional footballer. Ronaldo opened his own museum in Madeira in 2013. Many people assume that the footballer is already a billionaire, but there is still a long way to go, although he will definitely crack the billion mark in the next few years with his clever investments.
How much does Ronaldo make?
Cristiano Ronaldo earns around 200 million euros from his contract with Saudi club Al-Nassr alone. In his old contract with Manchester United, it was “only” 29 million euros and at Juventus Turin 31 million euros net, even earlier at Real Madrid 21 million euros net per year.
Lucrative advertising contracts bring him millions more into his account. The superstar earns more than double his basic salary through his lucrative advertising deals and his Instagram account. He is said to have made 42.8 million euros last year alone through paid postings on Instagram. Cristiano Ronaldo earns a total of over 300 million euros a year. He is currently the highest-paid and richest active athlete on the planet. According to Forbes, he was also the first footballer to earn over a billion dollars. This puts him in the same league as golf legend Tiger Woods or boxer Floyd Mayweather.
How much does Ronaldo make per Instagram post?
With over 525 million followers on Instagram (RECORD!), Ronaldo earns an incredible $1.5 million (€1.4 million) via paid advertising posts. No one can hold a candle to him. Only other US superstars such as The Rock or Ariana Grande can compete in similar spheres and rankings.
Earnings from advertising deals
Through a shell company in the Caribbean, the star has collected many millions of euros in advertising money. Of course, this has also saved taxes. Cristiano Ronaldo received 1.9 million euros from advertising for Toyota. In 2013, the car manufacturer was allowed to advertise with Ronaldo’s pictures for 13 months, but only in the Middle East and in Algeria, Morocco and Afghanistan. Of course, worldwide advertising would have cost more, so it was limited to certain countries. Cristiano Ronaldo was also advertised in China, Honda had a contract with him at the same time. CR7 collected 2 million euros for this, the term was limited to one year.
Of course, a world footballer like Ronaldo is also interesting for manufacturers. This results in a lot of revenue from advertising contracts. He has been an advertising star for Nike, Armani, Clear, TAG Heuer, Samsung, Herbalife, KFC, Castrol and many more. Nike keeps releasing new football boots with the CR7 logo. Cristiano collects 5 percent from the sale of the shoes. In addition, the sports company pays a nice, fixed salary of 1.6 million euros per year. American food giant Herbalife is paying Cristiano Ronaldo €15.1 million for a five-year endorsement deal. Such advertising revenue makes the superstar’s cash register ring.
CR7’s Assets & Investments
Pestana CR7 Hotels
In order to spread the money into various companies and invest it sensibly, Ronaldo founded his own hotel chain together with the Pestana Hotel Group under the name “Pestana Cr7 Hotels”. In the summer of 2016, the first CR7 hotel opened in Ronaldo’s hometown of Madeira, followed shortly after by the hotel in Lisbon. In 2021, two more hotels opened in New York and Madrid. In addition, a hotel is scheduled to open on Paris’ Rive Gauche in 2021. The construction price is around 60 million euros, half of which is financed by the superstar and the other half by Pestana. A hotel in Marrakech is also being planned.
Restaurant chain – Tatel
In addition to celebrities such as Rafael Nadal, Pau Gasol and Enrique Iglesias, CR7 invested in the Tatel restaurant chain in the summer of 2017. The company currently operates restaurants in Madrid, Miami and Ibiza. Other locations (Los Angeles and Mexico) are to follow shortly. Another lucrative source of income, which the Portuguese is of course also behind, as he himself has been a regular customer for years.
Hair Transplant Clinic
On March 18, 2019, a hair transplant beauty clinic called “Inspira Hair Medical Clinic” will open in Madrid. CR7 is said to have a total of 50% stake in Klink (company: Inspira Group) and has already invested one million euros, which is to be increased by another 4 million euros in the next 25 years. The other half of the company is owned by the Portuguese company Saude Vaval. Ronaldo’s girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez will get a post as managing director. On 2,500 square meters, 150 employees will be employed, who will perform 18 hair transplants per day, starting price from 4,000 euros.
Cristiano Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985, the youngest of four children in Funchal, Madeira (Portuguese Island). Cristiano comes from a humble background, his mother was a cook, his father a gardener. He got his middle name Ronaldo after the then US President Ronald Reagan, who was his father’s favorite actor. CR7 discovered his passion for football at the age of 3. In 1997 he had a trial with Sporting Lisbon and impressed with his performance. At Sporting Lisbon, Ronaldo progressed through the youth ranks before making his senior debut for the first time in 2002.
Move to England to Manchester United
In 2003, Sir Alex Ferguson (former Manchester United coach) became aware of Cristiano Ronaldo during a friendly match against Sporting Lisbon and signed him as the first Portuguese in the club’s history for the equivalent of 17.5 million euros. The coach was so convinced of his new signing that he immediately presented him with the special shirt number 7. The number 7 was previously only worn by club legends such as Best, Robson, Cantona or Beckham. The nickname CR7 was born. (CR7 – Cristiano Ronaldo 7)
Cristiano Ronaldo won the English championship three times (2007, 2008, 2009), the English Cup once (2004), the League Cup twice (2006, 2009), the Super Cup twice (2007, 2008) and the Champions League once (2008) with the final victory in the FIFA Club World Cup. The 2008 season also earned him the prestigious World Player of the Year award and the coveted Ballon d’Or trophy. The crowd favorite Cristiano Ronaldo earned the equivalent of 7.5 million euros a year at ManU, but that was only to remain a small sum, because the market value was only later realized.
Move to Spain to Real Madrid as the most expensive footballer of all time
The transfer from Manchester United to Real Madrid in 2009 became the most expensive in the history of football with a transfer fee of 93.9 million euros. It wasn’t until 2013 that Gareth Bale, who plays as a teammate of CR7, was able to achieve a higher value (100 million). However, the most expensive transfer at the moment is Neymar Jr. for 222 million euros from FC Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. In 2011, Ronaldo won his first title with Real Madrid as Cup winners. In 2012 he became Spanish champion and Super cup winner.
Ronaldo’s former salary at Real Madrid
The contract with Real Madrid was prematurely extended beyond 2015 until 2018 and gave Ronaldo an income of initially 15 million, then 20 million and then a whole 2016 million euros net per season due to another early contract extension in 21. This makes him one of the highest-paid footballers in the world, earning more than exceptional players such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic or Wayne Rooney. Only Lionel Messi and Neymar earned more than Ronaldo at the time.
Ronaldo’s former salary at Juventus
By moving to Juventus Turin in the 2018/2019 season, CR7 was able to make another salary jump. He earned 2021 million euros net per season with the Italians until the summer of 31, far outshining teammates such as Paulo Dybala, Miralem Pjanic and Sami Khedira. However, the traditional Italian club is said to have doubled its debts to around 300 million euros due to the mega transfer. The transfer fee to Real Madrid is said to have been 112,000,000 euros. (€100 million fee and €12 million solidarity contribution). Juventus’ share price rose as a result of the deal, but whether the club can reduce this debt in the long term is questionable. The salary definitely has another portion of CR7’s assets.
Ronaldo’s former salary at Manchester United II
At the beginning of the season, Ronaldo was unhappy at Juventus Turin and forced a move away from the Italians. There was a lot of speculation about clubs like PSG or Manchester City. But at the last moment, Manchester United made the race for the Portuguese and paid only 25 million euros in transfer. He was back at his old place of work in the summer of 2021 and wanted to enrich the English Premier League and his old heart club. According to initial speculation, he will immediately become the top earner in the Premier League with a salary of around 25 million pounds (29.2 million euros). The signed contract was to run for two years. However, the story ended unhappily and due to several discrepancies between the club and CR7, the latter was kicked out on 22.11.2022 before the Winter World Cup and the contract was terminated without notice.
Ronaldo’s salary at Al-Nassr (record contract)
Shortly before the turn of the year, Ronaldo signed a record-breaking contract in football with Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia. This includes 100 million euros in hand when signed. In addition, the contract includes an annual salary of 200 million euros. From a sporting point of view, this transfer is unfortunately a disaster for many football fans worldwide. However, CR7 probably couldn’t turn down the big money before his retirement.