David Beckham was born on May 2, 1975, and is widely known as being a former professional English footballer, or soccer player. He has played for many teams, including Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain, and the England national team.
Beckham was the first English player to win league titles in four different countries. He currently holds that title in England, Spain, France, and the United States.
After a 20 year successful career in which he won 19 major trophies, in May of 2013 Beckham announced his official retirement from the sport. Now, in 2016, from all of his success he has reached a net worth value of $350 million. Take a look back at the former athlete’s career to see how David Beckham got to be worth $350 million.
David Beckham’s Net Worth as of 2017: $360 Million
Beckham’s career began with his time with Manchester United, and he joined the team in 1992, when he was only 17. Through Manchester United, Beckham won 6 Premier League titles, 2 FA Cup’s, and a UEFA Champions League. In 1999, he also married his wife, Victoria Beckham, and the couple now has 4 kids together.
After playing with Manchester United, David Beckham went on to join Real Madrid, with whom he played four seasons, which included a La Liga championship.
Next, in 2007, David Beckham signed a five-year contract with Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy. Throughout his time with LA Galaxy, he became the first British footballer to play 100 UEFA Champion League games.
Since 2005, David Beckham has been a UNICEF UK ambassador, and in 2015 he launched 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund. The funds works to help protect children in danger around the world. In 2015, Beckham also was featured in the film Only Fools and Horses: Beckham in Peckham, in which he is met up with others to see his personal line of underpants.
In 2014, it was announced that Beckham would be working with other investors to own an expansion team in Miami, Florida. The negotiations are still pending as to when the team will join the MLS.
Currently in 2017, David Beckham’s net worth stands strongly at an impressive $350 million. It’s still early though, so while Beckham may be retired from the sport, he still has a lot of success to take on, and there’s a good chance it will continue to increase.