Net Worth: $280 Million
- Source of Wealth Golf, Sports
- Birth Place Upper Arlington, Ohio, United States
- Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)
- Marital Status Married (Barbara Nicklaus)
- Full Name Jack William Nicklaus
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth January 21, 1940
- Ethnicity Caucasian
- Occupation Golfer
- Education Upper Arlington High School
- Children 5 (Gary Nicklaus, Jack Nicklaus Jr., Nancy Nicklaus, Steven Nicklaus, Michael Nicklaus)
American professional golfer Jack Nicklaus has an estimated net worth of $280 million in 2013. Considered as the most accomplished professional golfer of all time, Jack Nicklaus has won 18 career major championships throughout his entire professional golfing career. He often played for Open Championship, U.S. Open, PGA Championship and Masters Tournament. He has also played for PGA Tour events.
Also known as The Golden Bear, Jack William Nicklaus was born on January 21, 1940 in Upper Arlington, Ohio, U.S. Since 1960, he has been married to Barbara Bash Nicklaus. He has five children named Jack, Steven, Gary, Nancy and Michael. He attended Ohio State University. After becoming pro in 1961, Jack Nicklaus officially retired 2005. Throughout the long span of his pro career, he has earned 115 professional wins.
Jack Nicklaus won the Masters Tournament in 1963, 1965, 1966,1972, 1975, and 1986. He also won the U.S. Open Tournament in 1962, 1967, 1972, and 1980. On the other hand, he emerged as the Champion during the The Open Championship in 1966, 1970, and 1978. He even won the PGA Championship in 1963, 1971, 1973,1975, and 1980.
In 1974, he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. He is a recipient of PGA Player of the Year, Bob Jones Award Payne Stewart Award, and PGA Tour Lifetime
Achievement Award. He was also the PGA Tour leading money winner in 1964, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, and 1976.