American golf icon Tiger Woods just reached a new massive milestone. But what is the superstar athlete’s latest accomplishment, and why is it definitive for his career?

As of June 10, 2022, Tiger Woods’ earnings have propelled him to a new monetary milestone, both personally and within the sports community.

According to the latest Forbes rankings, the celebrated golfer has now attained the coveted title of billionaire.

Reportedly, Woods now has a net worth of more than $1 billion, accumulated throughout his nearly 30 years of golfing.

However, the new stats aren’t a standalone achievement. Tiger Woods’ milestone also doubles as one for the world of sports in general.

Woods has become one of the only three known billionaire athletes on the planet.

Now, he has joined basketball legends Lebron James and Michael Jordan as a sports billionaire. As a result, he is the only golf billionaire ever known to exist.

Tiger Woods’ most recent career milestone explained

Throughout the past tumultuous 27 years of his career, Woods has earned more than 1.7 billion dollars. The sources for the collective amount include brand deals, salary, and additional streams of income — including real estate investing.

Although the total value or number of assets are unverified, Sports Casting reports a $54 million property as part of Woods’ real estate portfolio.

As far as endorsements are concerned, the golfer has partnered with brands such as Bridgestone, Nike, and Rolex, among others. Woods has also ventured into entrepreneurship with a business that focuses on golf course design.

Lastly, Tiger Woods has also raked in the most prize earnings out of all professional golfers to exist — $121 million, as of April 2022.

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