Roger Federer is one of the most famous tennis players in the world, and is widely considered the greatest to have ever played the game. Federer was born in 1981, in Basel, Switzerland, and is now 32 years of age. Federer is currently married to his long time manager, Mirka Vavrinec. The couple have two children who were born as identical twins in 2009, Charlene Riva and Myla Rose.
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2. Income & Salary
Having played professional tennis from 1998 to the present, Roger Federer is one of the most successful players to ever hit the court. He is a 17 time grand slam winner (most in history), and an Olympic doubles gold medalist. Federer’s greatest years were 2006 and 2008, where he won the Australian Open, US Open and Wimbledon in the same calendar year. The grand slam he has been the most successful at is Wimbledon, where he has picked up seven trophies. His least successful grand slam is the French Open, which he won in 2012 (the year Rafael Nadal was beaten in the early rounds by Robin Soderling). He has reached FOUR French Open finals, and been beaten by Nadal on each occasion. He has been beaten in the final of each other grand slam once, losing to Nadal twice and Del Potro once.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Roger Federer has earned more prize money in tennis than any player in history, with $75 million dollars of career earnings to date. Federer also sponsors some of the biggest companies in the world, and is said to have earned hundreds of millions of dollars through those sponsorships.It is estimated that he earned $9.3 million in prize money in 2012, and $45 million through endorsements. Some of his endorsements are with Credit Suisse, Gillette, Mercedes-Benz, Rolex, and Nike. His Nike deal alone is worth $10 million a year.Roger Federer earned $71.5 million in 2013, with $6.5 coming from prize money. He earned $65 million through sponsorships this year, a remarkable figure considering that his tennis game is in deep decline. Federer has not done well at any of this year’s grand slams, and his career is at its final stages.