Wayne Mark Rooney is an English professional footballer and captain for Championship club Derby County, Today we look at his net worth and lifestyle.
WAYNE ROONEY NET WORTH – $170,000,000
|NAME: Wayne Mark Rooney|
|OCCUPATION: Professional Footballer|
|BIRTHDAY: 24 October 1985|
|COUNTRY OF BIRTH: United Kingdom|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH: Football|
|PLACE OF RESIDENCE: Knutsford, Cheshire|
Brought up as a Roman Catholic, Wayne Rooney was born and grew up in Croxteth, Liverpool and supported Everton.
He attended attended Our Lady and St Swithin’s primary school and later De La Salle School with his favorite player growing ub being Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima.
Rooney owns a large home that has been dubbed “Mini Versailles” and sits on 40 acres of land and features a six-car garage, an orangery and two man-made fishing lakes and cost £20 million to build.
Other features of the imense property include a whisky and cigar room, football pitch, television room, bar, wine store, snooker room, cinema, gym, hot tub, swimming pool, plunge pool and steam room.
The property is surrounded by a vast network of CCTV cameras and after an incident at his former home with an underground escape route linking the pad to the nearby garage and stable block now included in his new home.
Other homes in the stars portfolio include a £5 million pound barbados retreat in the exclusive Jasmine Ridge estate and a stunning £320,000 Florida waterfront estate.
Rooney’s first home was a large Cheshire mansion named “Waynesor Castle” which is thought to be worth close to £6 million pounds.
Wayne Rooney has always been a car enthusiast and he has a number of expensive motors in his collection that include a Range Rover Overfinch and a Bentley Continental.
Other cars in the aces collection include a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder, an Aston Martin Vanquish S and an Audi RS6 Avant.
Another couple of cars he added to the collection recently incluse a BMW i8, Bentley Continental GT and even a Blue Ford Sport KA that was gifted to him by Everton Football Club in his early days as a player.
Rooney married Coleen McLoughlin on 12 June 2008 after six years of dating and he met her in secondary school.
The couple have four sons, Kai Wayne, Klay Anthony, Kit Joseph, and Cass Mac whom were born between 2009 and 2018 with Kai Rooney siging for Manchester United in 2020.
Wayne has one brother, John Rooney, another professional footballer and a cousin Tommy, who also plays in the game.
Being such a high profile man in sport, its no suprise that Wayne Rooney has a number of high profile friends in the industry and these include Jamie Vardy, Rio Ferdinand, Christiano Ronaldo, David Beckham and Lionel Messi.
Other friends in his close circle include Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Darren Fletcher and Michael Carrick
Wayne Rooney has a number of brand endorsments, including Nokias, Ford, Asda, Coca-Cola and Nike with him also appearing on the covers of a number of video games including Fifa 06 to Fifa 12.
He signed the largest sports book deal in publishing history with HarperCollins in 2006 for a deal that is thought to have been worth around £5 million pounds.
He was the first Premier League footballer to reach ten million followers on Twitter and has won many awards including the FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball 2008 and FWA Footballer of the Year 2009–10.
He has been seen holidaying in a number of exotic and luxurious locations including Spain, Las Vegas and his favorite haunt, Barbados.