Andy Murray is regarded as one of the greatest tennis players in the history of United Kingdom. He started playing tennis at an early age of 3. Andy Murray even won a junior tournament in his early childhood.
He turned pro in the year 2005 started at the rank number 408. Almost a year after his professional debut, Andy Murray became British no. 1 and world’s 42nd ranked tennis player. He made it to the finals of the U.S open and improved his rank to No. 2. Andy Murray was soon signed by huge brands like Standard Life, Jaguars, and Under Armour. His deal with Under Armour is worth around $20 Million (£15 m) which includes services from tennis equipment manufacturing company Head. He is also sponsored by Rado wristwatch company. Before Under Armour, Murray was sponsored by Adidas for five years and before that, he was sponsored by the second largest sports good producing company.
Per year, Andy Murray earns around 15 to 16 million dollars on average. Out of which, 6 million dollars come from his victories on the court in different tournaments, while the rest of his per annum comes from sponsors and endorsements. From 2009 to 2014, he was signed to a five years deal with Adidas which offered him around $49.17 in 2009. In 2013 his sports earning salary reached its peak at around 16-17 million that year, while in 2014 he earned his highest in terms of prize money which was around 5.5.million dollars that year and the was his highest since his deal with Adidas. The year 2012, Murray’s luck took a turn and he won U.S open and Gold Medal in Olympic games in London which improved his earning twice as much as it was before his success in the year 2012.
In the year 2016, Andy Murray won around 1.2 million dollars in Australian open, around 2.4 million dollars in Wimbledon, 0.4 million dollars in U.S open, 0.6 million dollars in Shangai Open, 0.8 Million dollars in Paris Masters and around 2.2 Million dollars in ATP World Tour Finals. This is also regarded as one of his highest earning years since his deal with Under Armour.
In the year 2017, Andy Murray net worth was calculated to be around 80 Million dollars which makes him the 5th highest paid tennis player in the world. Since his debut, he has earned around 20 million dollars in prize money only.
Murray also invested his money in property, which adds up around 5-7 million dollars to his total net worth. He bought a mansion in 2009 and then transformed it into an expensive luxurious Hotel where the cheapest price for a night stay is around $280. Check This Beautiful Female Tennis Players in 2018.
He is also the owner of a managing company named 77 management which is solely owned by Andy Murray and looks after his empire. His deals with sponsors are very much influenced by his morals and properties. He wouldn’t sign a company which would offer him a lot more money but compromises his principles, morals and schedule.