The star player for Real Madrid, Gareth Bale, has a net worth of $145 million.
At the young age of 32, Bale has established himself as one of the best soccer players in the world. Just like most athletes, his source of income is his sport and endorsement.
As much as fans love his playing style, the brands love his charming personality. That makes him a top choice for endorsements and sponsorships.
Gareth was born and raised in Welsh in a middle-class non-sport family. But when he started to play soccer when he was just a kid, it was evident that he was born to play.
His talent led him to play in the national team of wales and the world’s top soccer clubs.
So let’s explore where does all his money come from and where does it spend it all. Before going into the full details, here is a list of some exciting, quick facts:
Gareth Bale: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Gareth Frank Bale|
|Common Name||Gareth Bale|
|Nick Name||The Golfer, The Cannon|
|Birthdate||16 July 1989|
|Age||32 years old|
|Mother’s Name||Debbie Bale|
|Father’s Name||Frank Bale|
|Siblings||One Older Sister Vicky Bale|
|Birthplace||Cardiff, University Hospital of Wales|
|Home Town||Cardiff, Wales|
|School||Newydd Primary School, Whitchurch High School|
|Shoe Size||11 US|
|Partner||Emma Rhys-Jones (2019)|
|Children||3 ( Alba, Nava, and Alex)|
|Profession||Professional Soccer Player|
|Debut||2006 (Southampton, Wales national football team)|
|Current Club||Tottenham Hotspur (on loan from Real Madrid),|
|National Team||Wales National Team|
|Affiliated with||Adidas (Sponsor)|
|Favorite Dish||Egg and Chips|
|Favorite Sports||Soccer, Golf|
|Social Media||Instagram, Facebook, Twitter|
|Merch||Figurines, Books, Poster|
Gareth Bale Net Worth and Income
Gareth Pale is currently at the peak of his career, both play-wise and financially.
The most expensive transfer
Gareth Bale: House
Even though he travels far and wide along with his career, his heart is in his hometown, Welsh. Cardiff is the capital city of the welsh and the primary residence of the Bale family.
They own a $4m mansion there that they are currently planning to expand. The new extensions include a whole new floor with a bedroom, dressing room, and study room.
But he has been living in Spain since he signed a contract with Real Madrid. He lives a multimillionaire lifestyle in the rich neighborhood of La Finca, Madrid. He is accompanied by his wife and kids there.
His current residence is a rented home worth $6.5 million spanning over 1,500 sq. meters.
He spends $10,000 monthly to rent this marvelous property.
The features of this modern-style property include four bedrooms, two utility rooms, an indoor pool, a fully equipped gym, a spacious backyard, many porches, terraces, and a six-car garage. Previously, this house was rented by Kaka.
Gareth Bale: Cars and Private Jet
Gareth’s income and seems to have quite a several luxury cars in his garage. His vehicle lineup consists of valuable Mercedes, Bentley, and Ferrari.
The most expensive of the lot has to be his Ferrari GTC4 Lusso which costs approximately £230,000. The second one on the list is the Mercedes SLS AMG marked at £165,000.
He has been spotted ridding other impressive vehicles are a £156,000 Lamborgini Huracan and a Bentley Continental GT that costs £152,000.
When Audi made a sponsorship deal with Real Madrid in 2019, all the real Madrid players got to pick any Audi Car that they like. Bale chose an Audi Q7 50 TDI that costs £61,000.
The total worth of his cars is estimated to be around $4 million.
Bake flies in style
But traveling all over Europe by car is definitely not an option, regardless of how expensive the four-wheeler is. For that case, Bale has his own private jet!
He owns a Cessna Citation XLS plus, the world’s selling business jet. Its current value is $13 million. This mid-size jet can easily seat eight or nine passengers.
Gareth Bale: Endorsements
One of the major sponsors of Bale is sportswear company Adidas. He signed a six years contract with them in 2016, which was worth $36 million.
He has unveiled the football shoes of Adidas, such as Adidas F50 crazy light boots, Adidas X15 football shoes. His current brand deals include EA sports, BT sport, Lucozade.
Besides Adidas, other major brands he endorses include Konami, Nissan Motor, and Footlocker. The total he earns from these companies equals $11 million.
Gale has many fans all over the world, and it shows on his social media. He has millions of social media followers all over his social media platforms.
If his astonishing salary was not enough, he also gets thousands of dollars for his social media posts. Per every sponsored post on Instagram, Bale earns $185,000!
Gareth Bale: Business and Investments
Bale launched his own esports company Ellevens Esports in February 2020 to compete in the FIFA eClub World Cup.
Alongside, he also partially owns Elevens bar and Grill in Cardiff.
Furthermore, he owns 60% of the shares of Primesure Limited based in London, while his parents own 20%.
In 2020, he announced that he was a partner in a new bar, restaurant, and mini-golf venue opening in Cardiff city center very soon.
With these smart investments and business portfolios, we are confident that he will not be short of money even after his active career!
Gareth Bale: Lifestyle, Hobbies, and vacations
Needless to say, Gareth Bale has an exclusive lifestyle of all the luxury a man can afford.
Gareth is a huge fan of golf, so much so that he has been accused time and again of caring more about golf than real Madrid. His spacious backyard has a replica of ‘the 17th hole’.
Whenever Gareth is out on holiday, he makes sure that his hotel features a golf course. And Gareth goes on a lot of vacations, mostly accompanied by his wife and kids.
It was in their 2016 vacation to the Balearic Islands that he proposed to his then-fiancee, Emma.
Gareth Bale: Philanthropy
During the covid-19 pandemic, bale and Emma announced that they were donating £500,000 to the University Hospital of Wales. Remind you; this is the same hospital where this legend was born.
At the same time, they also donated another £440,000 to hospitals around Spain, wishing it to be used for response to the pandemic.
In December 2020, Bale donated euro 15,000 to the ‘Everyone Deserves a Christmas’ campaign based in Swansea bay.
When the ebola epidemic was on the rise, Bale was seen on the ’11 against Ebola’ campaign lead by FIFA.
Similarly, he has been seen teaming up with community projects that inspire young kids to play. He never misses any chance to share a moment with the next generation in sports!
Gareth Bale: Career
While initially, bale started playing at school, his professional career began in 2006 at Southampton. In 2007, he transferred to Tottenham, where he polished himself as a better player.
Moreover, his real growth in sports happened in the time period of 2009-13. He transferred to Real Madrid in September 2013 and helped the club win major games like Copa del Rey, UEEGA champions league, FIFA club world cup, etc.
He transferred to Tottenham again in 2020 September on a loan that will last a season.
His international career for welsh started in 2006. He has since scored 33 international goals, making him the wels’ highest scorer ever.
Moreover, Bale has been awarded the ‘Welsh football of the year award’ six times.
- “I always believed in my ability, but I think in any sport you need that little bit of luck.”
- “The most important thing is to not waste your money.”
- “I play computer games, watch TV and do what normal people do.”
Social Media Presence
Instagram: 43.7 Million Followers
Facebook: 34 Million Followers
Twitter: 18.7 Million Followers
3 Interesting Facts
- Although he is a part-owner of a bar in Cardiff, Bale himself is a teetotaller. That means he does not drink alcohol at all!
- This gifted sportsman displayed his abilities earlier in his life. He started playing when he was in school. Well, he was so good at it that his PE teacher made a new set of rules exclusively for him. According to the new rules, he was prohibited from dribbling and playing with his left foot.
- Gareth and His wife Emma are high school sweethearts. Their marriage in 2019 was an extremely private ceremony with less than 60 guests. The venue was disclosed to the guests only 24 hours before the event. No guests were allowed to take any picture or have a phone with them, and needless to say, there was no media either. That’s the reason why you can not find a single picture of their talked about wedding. All we know is that it took place in a lavish five-star hotel on an island in Majorca.
Is Gareth Bale fast?
Gareth Bale has an impressive stat at 36.9 km/m, which arguably makes him one of the fastest players in the world.
How long is Gareth Bale on loan for?
Gareth Bale is currently on a season-long loan with the Spurs, which will likely end in 2022.