How much is English footballer David Beckham's total Net Worth? Details of his Assets, Endorsements, and Awards

News by Valdemar Published on 14 Jan,2018 Updated on 14 Jan,2018

English football star David Beckham does not require any introduction. He's been a famous face not only in sports but, in various sectors. David has amassed a huge fortune over the years; thanks to his football career and endorsement deals!

No doubt, David is one of the richest footballers of all time. So, how much is his total net worth? We have all the details of his Assets including houses and cars.

How Much Is David Beckham's Net Worth At Present? 

The 42-year-old ex-LA Galaxy player David Beckham is one of the highest paid athletes of all time. He has accumulated earnings worth $800 million throughout his career.

Beckham's professional career began at age 16 when he signed on to play for Manchester United's training division.

David Beckham; one of the greatest footballer of all time

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Beckham signed a $22 million contract with Manchester United in 2001 on a three-year contract. Later on, In the summer of 2003, David was transferred to Real Madrid on a four-year contract for €35 million,  

David and his gorgeous wife Victoria Beckham

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In 2007, he made a history joining LA Galaxy, a Major League Soccer team earning $1 million per week for five years. He has an estimated net worth of about $450 million (£339 million) as of March 2017 with earning $65 million only this year according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Although he achieved a great success as a soccer player, a large portion of his fortune came from brand endorsements. He collected a net worth of about $13 million in the year 1998 itself with a number of brand endorsements including Adidas.

Furthermore, he banked $42 million from commercial endorsements like Coty, H&M, Sainsbury's, Samsung, and Breitling.

David Beckham's Assets: Houses and Cars

Beckham surely has come a long way. He bought his first house in the year 1996 at the age of 21 for £150,000 in Manchester and now he has mansions in several countries including France, London, and Los Angeles. 

1. Smart Little Starter Home (1996-1999)

David was just 21 when he purchased his first house in 1996 for £150,000 in Manchester where he moved in with his then-girlfriend model Krista Kemp over there.

Later, he met his future wife Victoria Beckham in 1997. The couple even welcomed their first child; son Brooklyn Beckham in the house. They moved out from the house in 1999 before their wedding. 

David's first house

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The house was sold for £190,000 with a net profit of £40,000.

2. A Classic Penthouse (1998-2002)

David and Victoria later moved to a classic penthouse in Alderley Edge, Cheshire. They purchased the house for £317,000 in August 1998.

Victoria decorated the interiors of the house with zebra print and leopard print. She said,

‘I designed it all. I picked up bits and pieces from all over America and Europe. When we were on tour, my mum would come out to America with chunks of skirting board in her suitcase for me to look at.’

They sold the house in August 2002 for £600,000.

3. Hertfordshire House (2002-2004)

The couple, later on, moved to their new house with five bedrooms, a gym, and an indoor pool, It was the time when Victoria was pregnant with her second son Romeo Beckham. 

The couple spends two years as they sold it for  £1.75 million earning a profit of  £500,000.

4. The Rowneybury House (1999-2015)

The duo fell in love at the first sight of Rowneybury House, the seven-bedroom house for  £2.5 million. It was spread in an area of 24 acres. 

Beckingham Palace

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Victoria said in an interview,

‘It’s an old house and I’ve themed every room.

‘There’s a room like a tart’s boudoir, with leopard-print everywhere and a mirrored ceiling. Then there’s our bedroom, which is virginal and white, with a big four-poster oak bed.

‘The hall is camp, with bright red walls, a huge, tacky chandelier, and thick velvet curtains.’

They sold the house in 2015 earning a profit of £9 million.

5. The French Folly (2003-2016)

David spent  £1.5 million on a holiday home near St Tropez with 34 rooms, a heated pool, and a vineyard. They spent huge amount renovating the living room, kitchen, and a Moroccan-style pool house.

Beckham's holiday home at St Tropez

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In addition, the star has a five-bedroom property in La Moraleja, Mediterranean-style home in Los Angeles, and a grand house in West London's swish Holland park.

Similarly, David has a huge collection of cars. Let's have a look at his car collections:

Beckham's Porsche Turbo

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The supercar for which the sportsman paid $100,000 in 2008 was sold on eBay $134,000 in 2011. He spent $50,000 on having it personalized.

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

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Similarly, he also has Jeep cost $40,000. David was frequently seen driving his Jeep Wrangler Unlimited in LA.

Custom Rolls Royce Drophead Phantom

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Beckham and his wife are a huge collector of cars. They bought the Rolls Royce for £300,000 and also Chevrolet Camaro worth around $217,100. 

Chevrolet Camaro

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David's £100,000 Range Rover was auctioned for £25,000 in 2015. Similarly, he was also spotted driving a Cadillac Escalade. The latest model has a starting price around £42,000.

David Beckham's Involvement In Charity Works

Among his many philanthropic interests, a soccer player is a founding member of the Malaria No More UK Leadership Council. He is a supporter of Help for Heroes, a charity aimed to help injured people returning from Iraq and Afganistan.

He is the owner of the Victoria and David Beckham Charitable Trust. It provides wheelchairs to kids in need. His dedication helped him become the UNICEF UK ambassador since 2005. He launched 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund in 2015.

David Beckham honored at Buckingham Palace due to his charity works

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He was also focused on UNICEF's Unite Against AIDS Campaign. Furthermore, the sports star has supported many other charities including African Wildlife Foundation, CHOC Children's, Comic Relief, FC Harlem, Help for Heroes and much more, 

Awards and Achievements

As a right-winger, David is best known for his range of passing, crossing ability and bending free kicks. He was the runner-up to win Ballon d'Or, became the runner-up for FIFA World Player of the Year two times.

He was listed in the FIFA 100 list of the world's greatest living players in 2004 by Pele.

David receiving PFA Award for Outstanding Contribution to Football

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He has won Teen Choice Awards six times in Choice Male Athlete category in the year 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, and 2013. In addition, he also grabbed Kids' Choice Sports Awards in the category of 'Legend Award' in 2014.

Beckham's Career As An Actor

Apart from his amazing sports career, he's also known for his movie roles. He made a cameo appearance in the 2005 movie Goal!. Reportedly, he also appeared in the sequel Goal II: Living the Dream in a lead role.

The story of the movie was simply based on the Real Madrid team and beside Beckham, many other real-life Real Madrid players appeared in the movie.

David played a couple of roles in movies

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He also starred in Goal III: Taking on the World. It was released straight to DVD on 15 June 2009.

Despite living in Los Angeles, California, he expressed that he has no personal interest to be an actor, saying himself a 'stiff' one.

However, he made two cameo appearances in Guy Ritchie's movies: The Man from U.N.C.L.E. as a projectionist and as Trigger in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

Brand Endorsements

Beckham endorses several products including clothing retailer H&M. He appeared in a number of ads with comedian Kevin Hart.

He's also associated with Breitling watches and Haig Club whiskey. He's heavily promoted the mentioned brands on his social media accounts.

David, very active in brand endorsements

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The British icon banked about $42 million solely from commercial endorsements including Adidas, Coty, Sainsbury's, Armani, and Gillette.

Quick Facts about David Beckham

  • Born on 2 May 1975 in Leytonstone, London to the family of Sandra Georgina and David Edward "Ted" Beckham.
  • The birth sign is Taurus.
  • Stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83m).
  • He was interested in playing football since childhood.
  • Studied at Chase Lane Primary School and Chingford County High School.
  • Attended one of Bobby Charlton's football schools in Manchester and won a chance to take part in a training session with Barcelona.
  • He has played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, LA Galaxy, and the England national team.