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How Roger Federer became the richest player on the planet (Part 2)

Business Insider estimates that the amount of money Federer earns from tennis tournaments accounts for less than 30% of his total assets. In 2007, he signed a contract with Gillette and participated in a number of ads of this shaving company. In 2008, the Swiss tennis player signed a 10-year sponsorship deal worth 120 million USD with Nike.

Another Federer 10-year sponsorship deal was with Credit Suisse Bank in 2009, with a supposed value of about $ 20 million.

Roger Federer is also famous for his charitable activities. He founded a foundation named after him in 2003, has raised $ 40 million ever since, and has achieved the goal of helping 1 million African children to be well-educated. He still often spends time visiting these children.

As a professional athlete, he spends a lot of money on his competitive equipment. The racket he uses is made by P1, a company that supplies sporting goods for other famous players like Novak Djokovic or Andy Murray.

Federer also enjoys the luxurious life of a top sports athlete. In 2014, the player completed the construction of a $ 8.1 million modern villa in the capital Zurich, Switzerland.

Besides the real estate in his homeland, the Swiss tennis player also owns a penthouse in Dubai for convenient accommodation whenever he comes here to practice.

Thanks to the role of brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz, Federer also owns a huge collection of cars. He started working with the car company in 2008 and renewed his contract in 2018. This relationship helps “Express trains” make about 5 million USD per year.

In addition, he also acts as an ambassador for a champagne brand. This airline has recently been The special edition will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Federer’s professional tennis competition. 20 bottles were sold for $ 23,000 / bottle, and all that money was dedicated to further the development of the Roger Federer Foundation.