Andrew Barron Murray, popularly known as Andy Murray, holds a net worth of $165 million.
The 34 year-old tennis star was born on May 15, 1987, in Glasgow, Scotland, in a family with an athletic background.
In the late 1950s, his maternal grandfather was a football pro, and his mother Judy, a tennis player, turned coach.
He holds the nationality of Great Britain, which often leads him to entertain some comments made by the media to clarify his identification as being Scottish or British.
His career has seen many ups and downs; nevertheless, he got his first break in August 2012, beating Federer, claiming the men’s singles gold medals at the London Olympic Games.
From 2012 to 2016, Murray made it to the top of the list as he gave another excellent performance in men’s singles tennis at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, earning him another gold medal.
He is the only tennis player to be knighted by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace on 16 May 2019.
He has won a total of 45 titles in his career.
Moving on to his personal life, he married his long-time girlfriend Kim Sears, whom he had been dating since 2005, in his hometown at Dunblane Cathedral on 11 April 2005.
The wife of tennis ace is the daughter of British tennis player Nigel Sears, who later became coach by profession.
The couple is now a happy family of six as they welcomed their fourth child on 12 March 2021.
He withdrew from the championship of Dubai Duty-Free Tennis on the same day his fourth child came into this world. Well, that’s some significant goals; in short, we can conclude him as a family-oriented person.
In terms of on-court earnings, he typically earns around $5 million per year.
Some of the Facts about tennis ace Murray
|Full Name||Andrew Barron Murray|
|Date of birth||May 15, 1987|
|Place of birth||Queen Mary Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland|
|Profession||Professional Tennis Player|
|Weight||Heavy Weight (82 kg)|
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|Social Media||Facebook, Instagram, Twitter|
|Children||Daughters: Sophia Olivia Murray and Edie Murray
Sons: Teddy Barron Murray and (4th baby’s name has not been official yet)
|Education||Schiller International University|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Interested in||Luxury cars & Investments|
|Documentary||Andy Murray: Resurfacing|
|Achievements||2 Olympic Gold Medals in singles (2012 and 2016), 3 Grand Slams, Wimbledon (2013), 46 single titles.|
|Last Update||May, 2022|
Andy Murray: Net worth and Income
He has a net worth of $165 million, with $61 million coming from his hard-earned prize money alone and just over $100 million from winning many tournaments and appearance fees in their sponsorship advertisements and bonuses.
Thanks to his hardworking and dedicated personality, the three-time Grand Slam champion successfully grabbed the opportunity to work with sponsors, helping him make more money than winning those championships. Sometimes!
2016 was indeed proved to be one of the most highlighted years of his career.
In other words, allowing him to win nine several titles alongside making a good fortune after getting the trophy for Wimbledon Men’s singles and prize money as reported by ATP by $2.5 million and $16.3 million, respectively.
A British tennis player, Murray made it to the top 40 on Forbes’ list of the richest athletes in the world for that year, with a net worth of $28.8 million (July 2016 – June 2017).
Murray runs his own sports management company, known as 77 Management which makes a very impressive fortune.
Furthermore, it looks after his image and other rising stars in the sport.
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Andy Murray: Houses & Cars
He owns the luxurious Cromlix Hotel in Perthshire, near his hometown in Dunblane, for $2.2 million. Certainly, all credit goes to the profit earned from his 77 Management.
The tennis star, his wife, and their children live in a $6 million mansion in Surrey, United Kingdom.
However, the tennis pro is considering shifting into a new five-bedroom mansion on a 28- acre estate, with a huge garage building, a swimming pool, gym massage room, and tennis court. Now that’s something fantastic!
It’s no surprise that athletes, including Andy Murray, surely, have a thing for collecting flashy, gas-guzzling cars.
He owns cars, including a bright red Ferrari F430, Range Rover, and Aston Martin V8. But soon, he sold his Ferrari back as he realized it didn’t suit him, nor did he enjoy driving it.
He also bought an electric and eco-friendly Black Jaguar I- Pace worth $127,800. Murray was also spotted driving a BMW i8 hybrid which is his part of winning the prize.
But no matter how many cars he collects, his all-time favorite motor is Volkswagen Polo.
Despite his wife Kim Sears urging him to sell an eleven-year-old vehicle of $117m, tennis ace plans to keep it as he still likes riding in Polo, being his first car.
He doesn’t want to let go of it; in fact, he doesn’t get recognized in it.
Andy Murray: Lifestyle & Vacations
As we have mentioned earlier, Murray seems to be the person who prioritizes his family.
He loves to play tennis with his wife, who happens to be a professional painter in his spare time.
Apart from this, speaking of his schedule, he dives right into a high-energy, power-packed breakfast designed to keep him at his athletic best when he wakes up.
Two bowls of cereal are served first, followed by peanut butter-coated bagels.
It’s all part of his meticulously planned diet, which provides him with 6,000 calories per day – nearly three times the average. Afterward, he goes on a 15-mile journey.
Murray spends between 60 and 90 minutes at the club’s Aorangi Park practice courts on days when he does not have a match, beginning around 11 a.m.
Apart from tennis, Karting, Boxing, and Football are the sports he has shown interest in.
Speaking about vacations, it is a much-needed break for tennis players to get some leisure time to spend with their families.
The British Tennis Superstar also spent Quality time with his family in Bandwagon, Maldives.
He gave a shot in golf with his brother Jamie Murray alongside having a moment of his life while playing beach badminton in the South Asian nation.
Melbourne, Australia, known for its beaches, is the all-time favorite for Murray to travel. Despite covering a long distance, it’s all worth it for him as he enjoys the diversity.
The city with fantastic architecture with so much history, talking about Vienna here, attracted Britain’s most loved athlete in many ways making it his another top destination to travel.
Andy Murray: Charity
The Brit is linked with many Foundations and actively supports charities such as UNICEF, Make-A-Wish Foundation (RED), Comic Relief, etc.
He has been a global ambassador for UNICEF since 2016, which raised $433,063, and for a local Glasgow charity in 2016. Over the years, money has been rising, making it double the previous years.
Make-A-Wish foundation works for children lacking in any way, such as terminal illnesses, willing to turn their dreams into reality.
(RED) on the other hand, look after African people diagnosed with HIV|AIDS by donating money.
Comic Relief is the foundation formed for helping needy people who suffered from natural disasters.
Malaria No More is another cause that he is passionate about, and he has been involved with this foundation since 2009, alongside David Beckham, to help raise awareness about the disease.
Murray showed another interest in another charitable work. He gave his entire winning prize to The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity after his fellow and best friend Ross Hutchins was diagnosed with cancer.
Impressed by his various charitable activities, he holds the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year, 2014.
Andy Murray: Investments, Endorsements, Book Publications & Media
When it comes to investments, Andy Murray is, without a doubt, the person to look up to. The 3 Grand Slams Champion knows how, when, and where to invest.
Seedrs, a new crowdfunding website, offered him a sponsorship contract.
He invests in startups making him a keen investor. For instance, he invested in Deuce, a tennis company app that enables people interested in tennis to find coaching sessions and courts all over the UK.
In short, a keen investor he is, he advises investing in start-ups and businesses in the wearable technology markets, sport, and health as these are in more demand these days.
His endorsement deals indeed played a huge role in his net worth.
His association with top brands such as Adidas (signed in late 2009), Under Armor (penned deal in December 2014 worth $25 million), Royal Bank of Scotland, Shiatzy Chen, Highland Spring, and Castore (deal finalized in 2019.) Before Adidas, he used to wear Fred Perry apparel.
He is also connected with TRR nutrition, WSB, Amazon Prime Video, NHS, WWF-UK, UNICEF, American express, tennis racquet manufacturer, and watchmaker Rado.
He has also landed a sponsorship deal with Jaguar, a British car manufacturing giant, in 2016, which paid him $2 million.
Here, he discusses the notorious Dunblane massacre, explaining why he could not speak about it because the shot man (Hamilton) was a man they used to have fun with.
His second autobiography was released in 2014 with “Seventy-Seven: My Road to Wimbledon Glory.”
For the most part, it focuses on the hardships he faced and how an injury-plagued career put a halt to his growing future. As a result of which, it stopped him from achieving the goals he was capable enough of.
Andy Murray: Resurfacing (2019), directed by Olivia Cappuccini, is a documentary film that depicts Brit’s battle with multiple injuries. Similarly, It also shows his emotional journey that almost threatened to end his career.
In Judy Murray’s new show, Driving Force, Andy Murray premiered on Sky Sports Mix on November 24, 2020.
This series highlights the discrimination, particularly against women in sport.
He made his cameo appearance on the special edition of the Outnumbered, the comedy show in 2011.
Andy Murray: Career
- He became the only player to win over Nadal, Djokovic, and Federer by seven victories.
- 2nd oldest player to debut at the age of 29 in 2016, becoming 1st British World no. 1.
- He became the 1st player to be the winner of 2 Olympic gold medals in singles.
- He received the Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award on 12 March 2013.
- From 2016 – 2018 and 2020 – 2022, he has been appointed as a member of the ATP player council.
- He won the GQ Man of the year Award on 3 September 2013.
- Above all, he received the prestigious OBE medal from Prince William (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) on 17 October 2013.
Some Interesting Facts about Andy Murray
He preserved the nation’s dignity by bringing back the crown by winning the Wimbledon Championship for the first time since the early 20th century. Therefore, In Britain, he is considered a national hero.
- Apart from tennis, Football is something that the tennis ace surely has shown interest in and might continue after retiring.
- One of Britain’s best-loved athletes is also known as “man with a metal hip and iron will.”
Andy Murray: FAQs
What is Andy Murray ranked in the world?
As of May 2021, he has been ranked 124.
Did Andy Murray have a baby?
Andy Murray married his girlfriend Kim Sears in 2015; in fact, the couple is proud parents of 4.
Is Andy Murray the best?
Andy Murray is considered Britain’s best sportsperson of all time because he has done all that he could for the nation. Above all, he kept playing even when he was suffering from life-threatening injuries.