Who is Rory McIlroy and what is his net worth 2018? Rory Mcilroy aka Wee-Mac is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland. Success came early in Rory Mcilroy’s life when he topped the World Amateur golf ranking for one week as a 17 year old in 2007 before becoming four time major champion and also winning the 2011 US Open. As a member of both European and PGA tours this young gun has topped the official world golf ranking for 95 weeks.
Representing Ireland, Great Britain and Europe Rory Mcilroy has shown some exceptional skills in golf which no other golfer could emulate to say the least. He is being compared to the greatest sportsman golf has produced which is none other than the Great Tiger Woods.
Rory Mcilroy was born a Roman Catholic in Hollywood, County Down, Northern Ireland to Rosy and Gerry Mcilroy. His father who himself was a fine golfer played a very pivotal role in his life when he introduced his ward to golf and got him become a member of the Hollywood Golf Club the youngest member ever of the club. Such was the passion for golf embedded in the Rory that his family reminisces of a time when he having received a golf club as a gift from his father went to bed holding the club with right grip and slept away.
Rory Mcilroy’s affinity for Hollywood Golf club has not waned till date as he still retains it as home course. Micheal Bannon whom Rory hails as his mentor was previously the golf professional at the Holywood Golf Club has been phenomenal in helping build Rorys career along with his parents.
Mcilroy’s influence in the world of sports is to such an extent that he has been appointed as an Ambassador for UNICEF Ireland and also a member of the order of the British Empire. Rory Mcilroy has dated Danish tennis professional Caroline Woniacki from 2011-2014 with whom he was briefly engaged before calling off the engagement for not being ready for all that which marriage entails. He is currently dating Erica Stoll a former PGA of America employee.
Some of the major highlights of his career includes US Open(2011), PGA Championship(2012), The open Championship(2014)PGA Championship(2014)WGC-Bridgeestone Invitational(2014) ,WGC-Cadillac Match Play and numerous other championships both amateur and professional. Thus success and glory have never eluded this young golfer and have been his shadow following him wherever he goes.
Net Worth of Rory McIlroy
This outstanding golfer has a net worth of over a $100 million. Besides the game, Mcilroy has an array of endorsements including the $200 million Nike brand to stack his bundle of wealth.
Rory Mcilory has a lavish house in Jupitor, Florida. This house is luxurious beyond measures with every single item one can only dream of. It cost him $9.5 million in 2012. The affluence and splendor with which the way Nike’s $200 man has set up his accommodation is mighty sumptuous. It has not only an incredible pool but also a game room. This kingly mansion has 6 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms. Located right next to the PGA National Golf Course, the house is laced with a workout hall as well.
Quite interestingly, Mciloroy has also made sure that a high standing trophy room is also made for him for all his winnings and shout outs. Not only this, Mciloroy also has a bungalow in Hollywood, Ireland. Another mansion that he has in Castlereagh, Northern Ireland has been put out on rent for a whopping $ 21,000 a week. Mcilroy owns a $400,000 Lamborgini Aventador car as well. Reportedly he also has a $2 million Bugati and he nicknamed it as ‘bollocks’. Also he has been seen jazzing around in BMW i8. Quite exasperating! Isn’t it?
This Golf Superstar earned $24.3 million in as early as 2014. His net chunk from the British Open was $ 1.7 million. Not only this, Mcilroy earned $1.8 million at the PGA Championship. Besides this champ has a trail of endorsements among which the major ones are as follows:
– Bose and Omega- deals
– Nike- $ 200 million deal
– EA video games series
– EA Sports
It is said that education is a lifelong affair. It does not really have an end. One tends to learn all his life. However, there is a thing called ‘formal education’. For Mciloroy, it was brief yet not so brief. St. Patricks Primary School and later Sulivan Upper School played alma maters in Rorys life imparting basic education catered to every child. But his life was calling him the other way. Therefore, he followed his passion and dropped out of school. Post his schooling, Mcilory took a permanent dive into playing Golf the rest of his life. And this turned out to be the best decision of his life.
This star Golfer has proved his might time and again. True to his passion, Mcilroy has in true sense earned all that he has today. His name and his wealth is a resounding nod to his ground breaking career. His name in the sparkling pages of history shines the brightest. No wonder why the whole world is his crazy fan. Everything that he has ever achieved is an inspiring tale for every single person.
His diligence and passion balanced in the most perfect form tells him apart from the rest. Even after several blockades in his career and personal life, Mcilroy gave way to Golf in the first place. The wind beneath his wings makes the super sports star soar higher and higher.