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Lionel Messi Net Worth

Lionel Messi Net Worth

Net Worth: $280 Million

  • Source of Wealth Football
  • Birth Place Rosario, Argentina
  • Height 5' 6" (1.69 m)
  • Marital Status Partner (Antonella Roccuzzo)
  • Full Name Lionel Andrés Messi
  • Nationality Argentina
  • Date of Birth June 24, 1987
  • Ethnicity Italian, Argentinian
  • Weight 147 lbs (67 kg)
  • Occupation Football, Endorser
  • Education J. P. Stevens High School
  • Children 1 (Thiago)
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About Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi has an estimated net worth of $280 million in 2016. Messi’s status as the world’s best player has started to translate into endorsement opportunities. Nicknamed “The Flea” for his diminutive stature, Messi is the world’s best soccer player, having been voted player of the year over the past two seasons. Messi earns $16 million annually on the pitch and he has recently built up his endorsement portfolio which now includes Adidas, PepsiCo, Konami, Audemars Piguet, Chery and AirEuropa. Dolce & Gabbana struck a deal in October with the Barcelona forward.

The Argentine footballer currently plays for FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team as a forward or winger. He also holds Spanish citizenship, which makes him eligible as a EU player.


Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Lionel Messi's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 2016
  • Earnings 2015
  • Earnings 2014
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  • Earnings 2012
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  • Earnings 2007
Earnings 2016 $81.5 Million
Sponsorship 2016

Total endorsement earnings in 2016

Salary 2016

Total salary received in 2016

Earnings 2015 $73.8 Million
Salary 2015

Estimated winnings and salary from 2014 through 2015 according to Forbes.

Sponsorship 2015

Estimated earnings from numerous endorsements.

Earnings 2014 $65 Million
Salary Jun. 2014

Salary and winnings as of June 2014 according to Forbes

Sponsorship Jun. 2014

Endorsement earnings as of June 2014 according to Forbes

Earnings 2013 $41 Million
Sponsorship Jun. 2013

Endorsements (D&G,Pepsi, Herbalife, Turkish Airlines, EA Sports and Adidas)

Salary Jun. 2013

Winnings and Salary

Sponsorship 2013

Endorsement earnings for brands like PepsiCo , Herbalife, EA Sports, Cherry, Audemars Piguet, Dolce & Gabanna , Scalp-D , Others

Salary 2013

Annual Base Salary in 2013

Earnings 2013

Earnings as of June 2014 according to Forbes

Sponsorship 2013

Adidas Endorsement Deal

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Earnings 2012 N/A
Salary 2012

2012 Annual base salary

Earnings 2009 N/A
Contract 2009

2009 Annual base salary

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Contract 2007

The value of his buyout clause

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