Rafael Nadal Net Worth [Updated 2023], Earning, Endorsement, Age, Wife, Kids

Rafael Nadal is a Spanish tennis player famed as the best tennis player in the 21st century. Rafael Nadal net worth is topic recently.

He is currently ranked world no. 3 in singles by ATP. Nadal is the world’s most decorated tennis player with 22 Grand Slam men’s singles titles, including 14 French Open Titles.

Rafael Nadal net worth
Rafael Nadal has a net worth of $220 million
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The Spanish legend is currently 37 years old and has won 92 ATP singles and 36 Master titles. Nadal is one of the tennis players in history to complete the career Golden Slam in singles alongside American tennis player Andre Agassi.

In this article, we will get an insight into Rafael Nadal net worth.

Rafael Nadal Biography

Full Name Rafael Nadal Parera
Nickname Rafa
Famous for Tennis Player
ATP Debut 2002
Birthdate 3 June 1986
Birthplace Mallorca, Spain
Nationality Spaniard
Ethnicity Catalan
Religion Catholic
Zodiac Gemini
Age 37 years
Father’s Name Sebastian Nadal Homar
Mother’s Name Ana Maria Parera Femenias
Siblings Maria Isabel Nadal
High School Under Review
College Under Review
Marital Status Married
Wife Mery Perello
Children Under Review
Height 6 feet 1 inch
Weight 85 kgs
Eye Color  Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Profession Tennis Player
Career Titles 103
Salary Under Review
Net Worth $220 million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Merchandise T-shirts, Shoes
Last Updated July 2023

Rafael Nadal Net Worth

Rafael Nadal net worth is $220 million as of 2022. The Spaniard’s maximum net worth is accumulated from his prize money by winning the Grand Slam such as Australian Open and French Open.

Nadal might be the man who has won the most Grand Slam titles in tennis history, but he doesn’t make much money from playing tennis.

The 22 times Grand Slam winner has won more than $130 million in tournament prize money, his 1/3 of the net worth.

Nadal earns millions of dollars from his prize pool, brand endorsements, etc. In 2016, he was one of the highest-paid celebrities in the world. Nadal brought $40 million from winning the tournament and brand deals.

Whereas his competitive rival Roger Federer’s net worth is $550 million. Similarly, Novak Djokovic net worth is $240 million.

Rafael Nadal Net Worth In Various Currencies:

Name Of Currency Value of Net Worth
Kuwaiti dinars  67.95 million KD
US Dollars $ 220 million
Euros 220 million
Pound Sterling £ 192.07 million
Indian Currency 17.527B INR

Rafael Nadal Career Earnings And Endorsement

To this day, Nadal has made more than $131.3 million in his career. He is the second-highest male earner in tennis history behind his rival player in current times, Novak Djokovic.

Rafa brings millions of money through his various sponsors and brand endorsement. From 2016 to 2018, Rafa earned $41 million through prize money and endorsements. He makes roughly figures of $41 million by 2022.

He has been sponsored by Kia Motors, Nike, Emporio Armani, Tommy Hilfiger, etc., because of his name and fame as a tennis player.

His 2022 Australian Open victory earned him more than $2 million, and French Open was worth around $707 million.

Since the inactivity in tennis by Roger Federer after Wimbledon 2021, Nadal has made a jump one step ahead of the Swiss superstar, and the gap is likely to increase after the retirement of the Swiss pro.

Rafael Nadal Charity

The Spaniard International has founded many foundations to help the needy and poor. The first foundation was first opened in Palma de Mallorca in 2014(Rafael Nadal Foundation).

Since then, he has opened various help centers. The Rafael Nadal Foundation has provided care for about 50 children from five to 17 years old since then and has escalated to more.

In December 2018, Nadal donated $1M to the flash flood victim in Mallorca, Spain.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Nadal joined forces with six NBA all-stars and donated $14M to the citizen affected by the pandemic.

Rafael Nadal has always been known for his philanthropic works.

Rafael Nadal Cars And Houses

The King of Clay– Rafael Nadal, is the best in his business and the top-paid athlete in the world. He earns a fortune through the prize pool and brand endorsement due to his enormous success on the tennis court.

Rafael Nadal net worth allows him to have a very luxurious lifestyle due to the enormous amount he has earned through his successful career.

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He has a luxurious house in his native home- Mallorca, Spain. To complement his elegant house Nadal has expensive cars and limited edition cars. The vehicles owned by Spaniards are:

  • Aston Martin DBS
  • Mercedes-Benz SL550
  • Mercedes AMG GTS
  • Mercedes AMG G63
  • Range Rover SVR
  • Kia Stinger GT
  • Aston Martin DBS
  • Ferrari 458 Italia

In addition, he has expensive villas in Porto Cristo in Spain and the Dominican Republic and owns private jets and luxurious yachts.

Rafael Nadal Watches:

The Spaniard is a Brand Ambassador for Rolex and has a long-standing relationship with another well-known brand Watchmaker- Richard Mille. The RM watchmaker made the RM27-03 watch, especially for Rafael to wear while he played at Roland Garros.

The watch collection owned by Rafael Nadal are:

  • Richard Mille RM27 04
  • Richard Mille RM 27-02
  • Richard Mille RM 27-03
  • Richard Mille RM 027
  • Richard Mille RM 035

Rafael Nadal Early Life

Nadal’s full name is Rafael Nadal Parera. He was born in Manacor, Mallorca, Spain, on 3 June 1986, to parents Ana Maria Parera Femenias and Sebastian Nadal Homar. He grew up with his younger sister Maria whom he was very close and shared their childhood.

Nadal always had sports influence since early childhood; his uncle Miguel Angel Nadal was a retired professional footballer who played for a local club- RCD Mallorca, FC Barcelona, and the Spanish national team.

Rafael Nadal age
Rafael Nadal is 37 years old
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Growing up, Nadal idolized Brazilian sensational Ronaldo Nazario El Fenomeno. With the help of his uncle, he got the chance to take a photo with his idol in the Barcelona dressing room.

He had a perfect and stable childhood, unlike other sports personalities. His tennis journey started when another uncle and tennis coach Toni Nadal introduced him to the game.

Rafael Nadal Age and Body Measurements

Nadal is a well-renounced athlete all over the world. He is 37 years old as of 2022. Similarly, Rafael is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 85 kg. The shoe size worn by Rafael Nadal is 10 US. His hair color is dark brown, and his eye color is brown.

Rafael Nadal is tall, strong, and has perfect body measurements. He has strict diet plans to maintain such a healthy body in his late 30s. He said, “You eat paella every day; you cannot play tennis.” Paella is a Spanish seafood recipe.

His favorite dishes are mainly centered around seafood; some are Paella, Shrimp dumplings, etc.

Rafael Nadal’s Wife And Children

Tennis legend Nadal is the world’s most decorated athlete in the world. He is married to his beloved girlfriend, Mery Perello. Before tieing the knot in October 2019, the couple dated for 14 years and remained silent about their romance.

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Rafael Nadal with his wife Mery Perello
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In June 2022, during a press conference, Nadal confirmed the rumor that they were expecting their first child.

Rafael Nadal’s son, Rafael Nadal Perello was born on 8th October 2022 in Palma, Spain

Rafael Nadal Social Media

The Spaniard athlete is very active on social media and always shares a glimpse of his day-to-day life.

Instagram: 16.3M followers

Twitter: 15.8M followers

Facebook: 14M followers

Rafael Nadal’s Professional Career

Rafa started his pro career by defeating former Grand Slam tournament champion Pat Cash in a clay-court exhibition match on May 2001.

On 29 April 2002, Rafael Nadal won his first ATP match defeating Roman Delgado in his hometown Mallorca, Spain and became the 9th player in the Open era to do so before 16 years of age.

He made his Wimbledon debut in 2003 and won the ATP Newcomer of the Year. The same year, he won his first ATP title (single and double).

2005 was very memorable and precious for Rafael Nadal in his career. He won his first Grand Slam title and is regarded as one of the greatest seasons of all time by a teenager. Rafa won a career-best 11 single titles and his maiden Grand Slam title.

2008 was a golden year in Rafael Nadal’s career, and he went on to win the Grand Slam title without losing a set, becoming the fifth player in the Open Era. His dominating performance at the event guaranteed him the No.1 ranking, the first Spanish player to do so in tennis history. Rafa won eight titles, including two major and Olympic gold medals.

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Rafael Nadal with his rival Roger Federer
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The year 2010 holds very near to his heart as he won the Career Golden Slam; only Andre Agassi has achieved this feat. Rafael Nadal also won the best tennis player of the year and titles on all three significant surfaces.

After the early success in his career, Rafa had a rough patch of his career in 2015. He sustained frequent injuries, dropped his tennis ranking, and ended his 39 consecutive victories in French Open.

The year 2017 was a revival for Nadal’s career. He won the La Decima in French Open and ended the year as the No.1.

Furthermore, The year 2022 was historical for Rafael Nadal. He broke the 20th title tie with Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic and became the first player in tennis history to win the 21st and 22nd Grand Slam singles titles.

His legacy and rivalry in the tennis world, along with Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, will always be remembered.

FAQs About Rafal Nadal

Who is the goat of tennis?

Although Rafael Nadal is tennis’ GOAT, the dispute about tennis’ GOAT is three horse race between Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic.

Who has defeated Rafael Nadal the most?

To this date, Novak Djokovic is the only player to dominate Nadal on hard courts with 20-7 and defeated in all four majors.

How rich is Rafael Nadal?

Rafael Nadal net worth is $220 million.