Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods, an American professional golfer, was born on December 30, 1975.
He ranks second in men's major championships, is tied for the lead in PGA Tour victories, and owns a number of golfing records.
One of the most well-known athletes in contemporary history, Woods is recognized as one of the all-time greats of golf. He was honored with a World Golf Hall of Fame induction.
Tiger Woods's Net Worth
According to celebritynetworth, Tiger Woods is an American professional golfer who has a net worth of $800 million. Every year Tiger earns $50-60 million.
For example, between June 2019 and June 2020 he earned $63 million from his various endeavors. Since turning pro in 1996, Tiger's career earnings top $1.7 billion.
Adjusting for inflation his career earnings easily top $2 billion. He is the highest-earning golfer of all time and was the highest-earning celebrity on the planet for many years.
Tiger Woods Early Life
He is their only child and comes from his father's first marriage with two half-brothers and a half-sister.
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Earl was a Vietnam War veteran and former U.S. Army officer who was of African American and European, Native American, and maybe Chinese ancestry. He was born to African American parents.
Earl first met Kultida (formerly Punsawad) in Thailand in 1968 while he was doing a tour of service there. She is a native of that country. Her mixed ancestry includes Dutch, Chinese, and Thai.
For the record, he is one-fourth Thai, one-fourth Chinese, one-fourth Caucasian, one-eighth African American, and one-eighth Native American, according to ESPN's 2002 statement.
Tiger has identified as “Cablinasian” in terms of his ancestry (a syllabic abbreviation he coined from Caucasian, Black, American Indian, and Asian).
Tiger Woods Career
In Orange County, California, Woods was raised. He was a kid prodigy who was introduced to golf by his athletic father Earl Woods before the age of two.
Earl played amateur golf with a single-digit handicap and was one of Kansas State University's first African-American college baseball players.
Tiger was able to play at the Navy golf course next to the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos because his father, a member of the military, had access there.
Tiger also participated in a few Long Beach municipal tournaments and the par-3 Heartwell golf course.
Frequently Asked Questions
Was Tiger Woods Ever a Billionaire?
Based on His Lifetime Earnings, Forbes Currently Pegs His Net Worth at Least $1 Billion, Making Him One of Only Three Athletes Who Have Achieved This Status.
What is Tiger Woods' Yearly Salary?
Tiger Currently Earns Around $50 Million a Year and is the Second Highest Paid Athlete in History, Earning $2.69 Billion, Behind Only Michael Jordan.
How Much Does Tiger Woods Pay His Caddie?
A Professional Golfer's Winnings Are Split Between Five and Ten Percent Between Him and His Caddy. During Golf Tournaments, a Caddie's Base Salary is From $1,500 to $2,500 Per Week.