- Andy Murray, one of Great Britain’s most successful athletes,
announced he will retire from tennis this year.
- The former world number one tennis player was at his peak in
- It’s thought he will retire with a fortune of $165 million,
most of which comes from endorsements and sponsorships.
- Here’s how Murray makes and spends his money.
Sir Andy Murray, one of the most successful British sports stars
of all time,
just announced he intends to retire from tennis after Wimbledon
this year — although he may be forced to do so earlier, after
the Australian Open.
The athlete has been struggling with hip pain for almost two
years, which has prevented him from playing at his best.
However, Murray’s impact on the tennis world is far from
He has made a name for himself as a champion of equality in the
sport, regularly speaking out aginst sexism in the industry.
A successful playing career has also afforded the Scotsman the
opportunity to work with sponsors, which often brings in more money
than winning Grand Slams.
In fact, Murray, 31, has earned $61 million in prize money and
just over $100 million in earnings from endorsements, bonuses, and
appearance fees over his career, according to
But unlike other world famous athletes like
Usain Bolt, the Scottish tennis champion is frugal with his
money, preferring to
invest in small businesses and property to develop his
multi-million pound fortune.
From luxury hotels to book deals and salad chains, here is how
Murray makes and spends his $165 million fortune.
Edith Hancock contributed to an earlier version of this
Tennis great Andy Murray has announced he will retire from the
sport this year — and he’ll be leaving with a net worth of $165
While $61 million of this fortune has come from prize money, just
over $100 million is from endorsements, bonuses, and appearance
2016 was Murray’s most fruitful year, winning nine titles. He
picked up a cool $2.5 million after winning his second Wimbledon
men’s singles title alone.