Retired English footballer and model, David Beckham has an estimated net worth of $350 million (£210m) as of 2015, according to Sunday Times Rich List. He earned £188.5m from 2009 to 2014. Born David Robert Joseph Beckham on 2 May 1975 in Leytonstone, London, England. Beckham started his professional career in 1992 at the age of 17 with Manchester United. He went on to achieved a very successful career with Real Madrid from 2003 -07, Los Angeles Galaxy from 2007–12 and ending with Paris Saint-Germain in 2013. He also played for the England National Team for over 13 years (1996–2009).
Regarded as one of the greatest players in Britain’s football history, Beckham is best known for his unique ability of passing and free-kick; he was nominated twice for FIFA World Player of the Year, and was among the 2004 FIFA list of the world’s 100 greatest living players.
Beckham made the huge amount of his fortune off pitch as one of the biggest endorsers in the world. His endorsement deals included Adidas, Armani, Diet Coke, Burger King, Samsung, Coty, H&M, Las Vegas Sands, Belstaff, Breitling, Coca-Cola, Pepsi Co., Walt Disney Co., Hachette and IBM. The lifetime deal he signed with Adidas in 2003 is worth $160 million, which he received half the money upfront and percentages of profits in the future. He has five-year deal as an ambassador for Sky Sports, and another to promote the Chinese Super League. He is working with Jaguar in the Chinese market.
Beckham’s other ventures include share in a Major League Soccer team in Miami and his fragrances which include, Homme by David Beckham. His Footwork Productions earned him £114 million from 2002 to 2012. During his football career Beckham donated £3.4 million of his salary to charity.
The football icon is married to Spice Girls pop star and fashion designer, Victoria Beckham (née Adams) since 1999, they have four children. While Beckham became a football national treasure, the pop star emerged as a fashion designer with dress-to-kill ambition. The couple recently bought a £50 million mansion in Kensington, west London.