Who is Marin Cilic? What is net worth of Marin Cilic? Marin Cilic is a Croatian tennis player who won the US Open tournament in 2014. He is a talented athlete who made his presence among the spectaculars by defeating Andy Murray in the 2009 US Open. Recently, Marin achieved his career best ranking 6 in November 2016. He is 6 feet 6 inches tall and a right-handed player who has won 16 ATP singles titles over the course of a 12-year career till now.
He started off his junior career by playing on the junior ITF circuit in 2004 and within one year, Marin won the French Open title in the boy’s single category. After that, he turned pro and enter the big leagues. He made history on 15 July 2012 becoming the first home player in 22 years to win the Croatia Open. As of 20 March 2017, he is ranked on 9th position in the world ranking.
Born on 28 September 1988 in the home of Herzegovina Croatian parents, Marin was raised as a Roman Catholic. He mainly spent his childhood in Krstine, Medjugorje along with his parents and three brothers Goran, Mile and Vinko. He origins from a small town and was the first person to play tennis on its grounds.
However, he moved to San Remo, Italy in 2004 at the recommendation of Goran Ivanisevic for enhancing his skills under the Bob Brett. Due to his versatility on the tennis grounds, Marin has garnered prestigious awards and global recognition. This handsome athlete is presently single. However, he had a relationship with her ex-girlfriend Kristina Milkovic in the past.
Marin Cilic Net Worth
Marin Cilic net worth in 2017 is $17.2 million US dollars. Since the start of his career, he had earned an astonishing amount of US $10 million by winning and participating in the tennis tournaments. He got a whopping amount of $3 million for winning the 2014 US Open. In addition to that, he earns a great amount of money through endorsement deals with famous brands, such as Li-Ning and Line Head. Since 2011, Marin has worn Li-Ning apparel and prior to that, he had a deal with Fila.
Marin Cilic Assets
Marin Cilic is the owner of the Z4 series car manufactured by the luxury car brand BMW. This car costs around $ 80,000 in the market. As per the numerous sources, he lives in Monte Carlo, Monaco. There is not much information available about the size and design of the house.
Marin Cilic Business Model
About 70% of the Marin Cilic’s income comes from playing her favorite sport tennis. He took part in numerous tournaments over the years. He had won around 14 ATP title in his career that had helped in raising his income growth. Apart from that, he plays with the Head YouTek Graphene Prestige Midplus in the tournaments. In return, he receives lots of money from the company.
Marin’s friends call him by nickname Chila. He is a big admirer of the countrymen Ivan Ljubicic and Goran Ivanisevic. His favorite football team is Croatian National Team while Marin’s favorite Football Club is AC Milan. He launched Marin Cilic Foundation in June 2016 to offer educational support to the youngsters. Marin was a recipient of the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award in 2016 for this charitable work.
Since his debut, Marin Cilic has won 16 singles career titles and been a runner-up for 11 tournaments. However, his most memorable win came on 8 September 2014 when he won US Open by beating Kei Nishikori. Other major tournaments won by Marin Cilic are Pilot Pen International, Chennai Open, Queen’s Club Championships, International Tennis Championships and Kremlin Cup. Overall, he has a record of 396 wins and 216 losses in his tennis career. He achieved highest career ranking 6 on 21 November 2016.
The first three months of 2017 haven’t brought much excitement for the Marin Cilic. He has recently taken part in 2017 Australian Open held in January this year. However, he was eliminated in the second round after losing to Dan Evans.
After that, he loses to the Rafael Nadal in the Mexican Open semi-final on 3 March 2017. However, the second last month of 2016 was memorable for Marin when he beat Novak Djokovic, who is ranked #1 on global ranking on his 15th attempt at the BNP Paribas Masters.
Started playing tennis at the early age of seven years, Marin Cilic has displayed an example of tremendous dedication and hard work by becoming one of the best tennis players in the world despite the lack of proper facilities in his hometown. He hasn’t enjoyed much success in his love life. Marin broke up with his girlfriend Kristina Milkovich after six years of relationship. Still aged 28 years, he has a long way to go and we hope that he won more grand slams in the upcoming years.