Rory Mcilroy's net worth, major wins, wife, age and more

Rory Mcilroy's net worth, major wins, wife, age and more

Babu Tendu, Adrianna Simwa
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:00 PM

Rory Mcilroy is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland. He displayed exceptional playing abilities from a young age. At the age of 23, he became the youngest player in PGA Tour history to win a playoff. In his long career, he has accomplished a lot, including winning numerous championships. What else is known about him?

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Rory Mcilroy of Northern Ireland reacts to his second shot on the first hole during the second round of the Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades. Photo: Michael Owens
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Rory Mcilroy competes on the European and PGA Tours. He is a former world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking, having held that position for more than 100 weeks.

Profile summary

Full name

Rory Daniel Mcilroy


Gender Male

Date of birth

Date of birth 4 May 1989


33 years (as of 2023)

Zodiac sign


Place of birth

Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland

Current residence

Jupiter, Florida, United States









Height in feet


Height in centimetres


Weight in pounds


Weight in kilograms


Hair colour

Dark brown

Eye colour

Dark brown


Rosie McDonald


Gerry Mcilroy

Marital status



Erica Stoll




St. Patrick's Primary School and Sullivan Upper School



Net worth

$170 million






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Rory Mcilroy's biography

Where is Rory Mcilroy from? The British golfer was born in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland, on 4 May 1989. Young Rory Mcilroy was born to Gerry Mcilroy and Rosie McDonald. He attended St. Patrick's Primary School before moving to Sullivan Upper School.

How old is Rory Mcilroy

Rory Mcilroy's age
Rory Mcilroy smiles after chipping in for a birdie from off the 14th hole green during the first round of the Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club in Pacific. Photo: Keyur Khamar
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Rory Mcilroy's age is 33 years as of March 2023. He is a British national of Irish ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Career summary

From an early age, Rory showed outstanding playing abilities. His father, a former professional golfer, introduced him to the game when he was a small child.

At the age of nine, he made his first hole-in-one. It was under Michael Bannon's tutelage that he began training. He is the youngest player in PGA Tour history to win a playoff and one of only a handful of ballers to have won three major championships before he was 25.

He has won numerous notable trophies after transitioning to the professional level. He has played for Europe, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. The British Empire bestowed him the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire).'

How many majors has Rory Mcilroy won?

He has achieved 36 professional wins. Other Rory Mcilroy's major wins include the PGA Tour, European Tour, PGA Tour of Australasia, The Players Championship, and World Golf Championships.

How much is Rory Mcilroy's net worth?

Rory Mcilroy's net worth is estimated to be around $170 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He earns the majority of his money from his golfing career, which includes winning tournaments and signing endorsement deals.

How much does Rory Mcilroy make a year?

Rory earns approximately $40-50 million annually. He has worked with brands such as Titleist, FootJoy, Jumeirah, Bose, Oakley, EA Sports, Nike, NBC Sports/Golf Pass, Omega, and Optum.

According to Forbes' 2017 list of the world's highest-paid athletes, Mcilroy was the joint sixth highest-paid athlete that year, earning $50 million, $34 million of which came from endorsements.

How much did Nike pay Rory McIlroy? He was rumoured to have signed a $100 million to $250 million endorsement deal with Nike in 2013. After Nike exited the golf equipment business, he signed a 10-year, $100 million equipment deal with TaylorMade.

Is Rory Mcilroy still married?

How much does Rory McIlroy make a year?
Rory Mcilroy of Northern Ireland looks on from the third green during the 2023 Annexus Pro-Am prior to the WM Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Arizona. Photo: Maddie Meyer
Source: UGC

The golfer is married to a former PGA of America employee, Erica Stoll. They started dating in 2015 and got engaged in Paris the same year. In April 2017, the couple married at Ashford Castle in Cong, County Mayo. In September 2020, they were blessed with a daughter, Poppy Kennedy McIlroy.

Mcilroy previously dated Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki from 2011 to 2014. They got engaged on 31 December 2013, but their engagement ended on 21 May 2014.

How tall is Rory Mcilroy?

Rory Mcilroy's height is 5 feet 9 inches (175 centimetres), and he weighs 161 pounds (73 kilograms). Mcilroy golfer has dark brown hair and eyes.

Who is the richest pro golfer in the world?

Tiger woods is the richest pro golfer, with a net worth of $1.1 billion. He is also considered to be the greatest golfer in modern golf history. Tiger began his professional golf career at the age of 20 in 1996.

Quick facts about Rory Mcilroy

  • He was raised in a Roman Catholic household.
  • He is a UNICEF Ireland Ambassador.
  • He is a Manchester United F.C. fan.
  • He founded Rory McIlroy Management Services Ltd, which handles royalties from his various endorsements.
  • He made an appearance on an episode of Amazon Prime's The Grand Tour.

Rory Mcilroy is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland. He is considered one of the most successful golfers of his generation. He is known for his long drives and precise iron play.

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