Welsh professional soccer player Gareth Bale has an estimated net worth of $33 million (£21m) as of 2015, according to Sunday Times Rich List. Born Gareth Frank Bale 16 July 1989 in Cardiff, Wales. Gareth Bale started his career at Southampton F.C. (2006–2007). He joined Tottenham Hotspur in 2007, making 146 appearances and scroing 42 goals. The Welshman’s record £85.3 million (€100 million) transfer from Spurs to Real Madrid in summer 2013 propelled Bale to megastar level. He earns more than £8m a year after tax and got a £2.5m signing-on fee. He earns £300,000 a week in Madrid and has deals with EA Sports, Adidas and Lucozade. Bale made his international debut on 27 May 2006 with Wales. Since then he has made 50 appearances and netted 17 goals. He has a daughter Alba Violet with long time girlfriend Emma Rhys-Jones.