Lionel Messi Net Worth & Salary

Net Worth:$600 Million
Salary:$160 Million

Lionel Messi, in full Lionel Andrés Messi, also called Leo Messi, (born June 24, 1987, Rosario, Argentina), Argentine-born football (soccer) player who was named Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) world player of the year five times (2009–12 and 2015).

Name:Lionel Messi
Net Worth:$600 Million
Salary:$160 Million
Earning Sources:Football Club, Endorsements
Date of Birth: 24 June 1987
Profession:Professional Footballer
Last Updated:2021

Lionel Messi’s net worth is $600 million. Lionel Messi earned the majority of his net worth as a striker and winger for FC Barcelona. He also plays for the Argentina National Team. He is certainly the highest-paid soccer player in the world and the highest-paid athlete in the world.

2017 contract that gave Messi an average base annual salary of $168 Million. He earns roughly $40 Million per year from endorsements, which means he likely earns around $200 Million per year.

Early Life

Lionel Messi was born, 24 June 1987, in Rosario, Argentina to a working-class family. His father was a factory steelworker, and his mother a cleaner.

He began playing from an early age, and his talent was soon apparent. However, at the age of 11, Messi was diagnosed with growth hormone deficiency (GHD). This was a condition that stunted growth and required expensive medical treatment, including the use of the drug Human growth hormone.

His local club, River Plate were interested in signing Messi but didn’t want to pay for his medical treatment. However, Messi was given a trial with Barcelona, and coach Carles Rexach was impressed – offering Messi a contract (written on a paper napkin!) which included paying for Messi’s treatment in Spain. Messi moved to Barcelona with his father and became part of the prestigious FC Barcelona youth academy.

Lionel Messi Endorsements

Lionel Messi is one of the most famous footballers in the world. His fame and fan following have made him one of the most approached athletes for endorsements. The money which he earns from endorsements amounts to a large part of Leo Messi’s Worth. Messi has ongoing lucrative sponsorship deals with companies like Pepsi, Adidas, Dolce & Gabbana, Air Europa, and Gatorade.

Messi also has a lifelong deal with Adidas. Lionel Messi is also the global brand ambassador of Tata Motor which named their new car after Messi’s son Thiago.

Lionel Messi Cars

Messi owns many luxurious cars from all top car manufacturing companies including Maserati, Ferrari, Audi, Mercedes, Lexus, Chrysler, Toyota, Dodge, Cadillac, and Range Rover. Messi’s car collection is huge. But he didn’t buy all of them as many were given to him by sponsors. Messi’s car collection is worth millions of U.S. dollars. Some of the cars owned by Lionel Messi are:

  1. 335 S Spider Scaglietti
  2. Maserati GranTurismo MC
  3. Maserati GranTurismo S
  4. Audi R8 V10
  5. Dodge Charger SRT8
  6. Audi R8 Spyder
  7. Audi Q7
  8. Ferrari F430 Spider
  9. Lexus RX
  10. Cadillac Escalade
  11. Mini Cooper
  12. Range Rover Vogue
  13. Toyota Prius

Frequently Asked Question About Lionel Messi

Q: What is the real name of Lionel Messi?
Ans. Lionel Andrés Messi is the real name of Lionel Messi.
Q: Who is the wife of Lionel Messi?
Ans. Antonella Roccuzzo is the wife of Lionel Messi.
Q: What is the Net Worth & Salary of Lionel Messi?
Lionel Messi Net Worth is Approx $ 600 Million and his Salary is about $160 Million.
Q: What is Lionel Messi’s New Club?
Ans. PSG Messi has reportedly agreed to join PSG, where he will play for fellow Argentine Mauricio Pochettino and alongside longtime friends Neymar and Angel di Maria, among others, after agreeing to a two-year contract (reportedly with an option for a third) with the Ligue 1 giants.