Who’s richer between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lil Wayne, what’s their net worth?? Like you must have known, Cristiano Ronaldo is a big-time footballer and has won the award as the best footballer in the world a couple of times. Lil Wayne is our very famous American rapper who’s been in the music sphere for a long time.
Lil Wayne is one of America’s favourite and richest rappers alive and he’s done a good job bagging music awards and going on tours in the past years. One similar attribute these Guys have got is a fat bank account. They earn serious cash off the thing they love and enjoy doing, which is just fortunate.
Lil Wayne and Cristiano Ronaldo are big spenders, they live in well furnished structures worth millions of dollars, have signed multimillion dollar endorsement deals with brands as brand ambassadors and as for Lil Wayne, he’s sold millions of copies of his music albums and hit singles…
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lil Wayne: Who is the Richest?
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Net Worth and Fortune
Ronaldo has made a lot of fortune as a footballer, he’s popular well known and respected and becomes the mist followed male celebrity on the social networking app, Instagram. His pay is pretty high and he’s become the highest paid footballer in the world a couple of times.
Annually, the Portuguese football idol earns a total of $45 million dollars and this has somehow increased his net worth and net value since when he started out with becoming a professional footballer. Cristiano Ronaldo has multimillion dollar endorsement deals with brands which include Tag Heuer Watches, Monster Headphones, Nike Sneakers and Adidas.
These brands aren’t micro in any form, they’re mega! and their ambassadors get a juicy share of the revenue they earn in millions of dollars. Forbes reports that Cristiano Ronaldo is the fifth highest paid athlete in 2017 and according to BankRate, C.R. earns juicily from Portuguese brand endorsement deals.
In 2002, Cristiano Ronaldo started out as a footballer and played for the Portuguese national team at the time of his beginning. Afterwards, he would become the first Portuguese footballer to sign a football contract with an outside club like Manchester United.
The fit player signed a 5-year football contract with reigning Football Club Manchester United. This deal was worth $31 million dollars and was expected to be terminated in 2007, the fifth year. After the contact terminated in 2007, Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009 signed a new deal with Real Madrid.
This time, the deal was worth over four times the deal with Manchester United. It was a $150 million dollar football contract, and it came with a higher pay per week. Currently, Cristiano Ronaldo has an estimated net worth of $400 million dollars.
Lil Wayne’s Net Worth and Fortune
Lil Wayne on the other side is an award wining American rapper from New Orleans. He was birthed as Dwayne Carter Jr. and started out with music at a young age. From childhood, the hunger and passion to make good music has been endowed in Lil Wayne and at the age of 8, he wrote his her first rap song. A year later, Lil Wayne signed a music contact with Cash Money Records. Later on, he became a member of B.G.’z; a music duo.
In 1999, he broke out of the B.G.’z in pursuit of a solo career, he also released an album titled “The Black is Hot” as a solo artiste/rapper. The album debuted the 3rd position on the popular Billboard 200 music chart.
In 2005, Lil Wayne founded Young Money Entertainment and the music label produced hit albums and tracks that would eventually go up to be certified No.1. Lil Wayne has fortunately earned a lot since the inception of his career as a rapper.
He earns from his music sales, from features by other music act in the industry, concert tours in different countries, YouTube videos views, investments and endorsement deals. Throughout his career, he’s sold over 36 million tracks and 15 million albums in the United States alone. His endorsement deals include multimillion dollar deals with Mountain Dew drink company, Pepsi, Beats by Dre, Bogey Cigars and Apartments.com.
He has worked with musicians like Dr Dre, Keri Hilson, Jay Z, Akon, Usher and a company of other popular American musicians. Lil Wayne now has an estimated net worth of $150 million dollars according to Forbes, Celebritynetworth and Wealthygorilla.