How much money does David Beckham have?
David Beckham is with one estimated fortune of 400 million euros of the richest (ex) footballer in the world and displaces his competitors like Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to second and third place. Becks was able to amass a considerable fortune through lucrative advertising contracts. He was there Face of many big brands like Armani, Adidas, Pepsi, Calvin Klein, Gillette and still applies to one of the most successful advertising figures worldwide. Nobody could market himself as skillfully as he.
Beckham is the managing director of several of his own companies. His company Footwork Productions handles his sponsorship orders and manages all of Beckham’s labor and image rights. In 2012 the company 17.6 million euros generate. Between 2002 and 2009, Footwork Productions will send him to the 90 million euros brought in to have. In addition, Beckham receives 8.1 million euros annually through an advertising contract with Adidas. With his autobiographies “David Beckham: My World” and “David Beckham: My Side” he made millions more. His own perfume earned him around 10 million euros on the US market.
Together with his Mrs. Viktoria Beckham (ex Spice Girl) and his four children he leads a very luxurious life, but is also very involved in various charity campaigns. He donated his entire salary from last year as a professional footballer at Paris-Saint Germain (3.9 million euros) to children in need.
David Beckham – From Manchester United to superstar
David Robert Joseph Beckham was born on May 2nd, 1975 in Leystone / London and was part of the season 94/95 Footballer at Manchester United for 17 years. Under Sir Alex Ferguson, the then coach of ManU, Beckham was able to secure a place in the starting eleven with his performances. He was Crowd favorite and won six English championships, two FA Cups and the with the Red Devils Champions League in the 98/99 season with a subsequent World Cup. In the same year he married “Posh Spice” Victoria Beckham. From 2000 to 2006 Becks led the English national team as team captain.
Transfer to Real Madrid
In the 02/03 season Beckham lost his regular place in the Manchester team due to an injury. In addition came Problems with his trainer Sir Alex Ferguson, who after a lost game against Arsenal, furiously shot away a football boot in the dressing room and inflicted a Kat over the eye on Becks. The wound even had to be sutured. It was an Ice Age between the two and one of them had to leave. Fergusson wanted to sell Beckham to Barcelona, but instead signed a new contract with Spanish rival Real Madrid on July 1, 2003. The transfer fee was 37.5 million euros.
Since his number 7 was already taken by Rául, David chose number 23 after his sporting role model Michael Jordan. Alone dowing to the sale of shirts, Real Madrid was able to take in around EUR 650,000 on the first day. The jerseys were completely sold out. He has now finally become an advertising icon. The four-year contract brought Beckham Income of 6.94 million euros per year. From a sporting point of view, it was not his heyday, but in his final year (2007) Becks won the Spanish championship with the “Royal”.
Change to the MLS (Major League Soccer) at LA Galaxy
When his contract expired after four years at Real, Beckham moved to the American Football League MLS to Los Angeles Galaxy. With two short stops in the winter breaks of 2009 + 2010 at AC Milan, he played five seasons at LA Galaxy and won the MLS Cup in 2011 and 2012 when he left. The earnings were 4.7 million euros per year plus participation in the income of LA Galaxy, which in 5 years brought in an additional 36 million euros.
Brief appearance at PSG
After the end of his contract with LA Galaxy, which ran until 2012, Beckham played an entertaining engagement at Paris Saint Germain from January 31, 2013 to June 30, 2013. At the millionaire club that employed stars like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, however, he did not earn a single euro. He donated the entire proceeds of around 3.9 million euros to a charitable children’s aid organization. In his last professional football station, Beckham won the French championship at the end of his career.
Inter Miami: Own soccer team in the MLS
His own football career is not enough for him. Beckham wants one own team in Major League Soccer rebuild. Together with investors, an own team with a new stadium is soon planning in Miami. The team will start in the 2020 season. The plan is to attract prestigious players like Ronaldo and Messi to America. How these are to be financed with the salary cap customary in US sports remains to be seen for the time being.
The US state Florida passed a new law in early May 2014 to support professional sports teams. Becks can count on more millions of the state to realize his dream. At the end of 2017 he got the first investors on board and promptly bought a large piece of land in Miami so that a stadium can be built that will accommodate 25,000 spectators and should be completed by 2021. Investors currently include: Jorge and Jose Mas (Mastec), Masayoshi Son (Softbank), Simon Fuller (producer) and Marcelo Claure (Springs). The historic first game of Inter Miami took place on March 1st, 2020 and thus the MLS start was successful after years of preparation.
David Beckham Cars and Motorcycles:
Beckham owns an incredibly large collection of cars and is constantly expanding it:
- Bentley Arnage
- Porsche 911
- Audi S8
- Mercedes CLK
- Cadillac Escalade
- Audi RS6
- Audi A4
- Chevrolet Camaro
- Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe
- BMW X5
- BMW M3
- BMW Z4
- Jaguar XJ
- Hummer H2
- Lamborghini Gallardo
- Jeep Wrangler
- Audi Q7
- Porsche Cayenne
- Rolls Royce Ghost
- Aston Martin V8
- Bentley Mulsanne
- Bentley Continental Supersports
- Range Rover
- Ferrari 612 Scaglietti
- Ferrari 550 Maranello
Becks is also a big motorcycle fan and loves driving on two-wheelers with a powerful motor. Together with his good friend Tom Cruise, he makes the Hollywood Hills unsafe. David Beckham can call the following PS monsters his own:
- Confederate F131 CID Hellcat Combat
- 93 Knucklehead
- Ducati Monster 1100
- Ducati Desmosedici
Favorite David Beckham Brands:
- Emporio Armani
- Ralph Lauren
- Rebel Yell
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