Rory McIlroy: Net Worth, Family, Records, Endorsements and More

Rory McIlroy, hailing from Northern Ireland, is a professional golfer on the European Tour and the PGA Tour. He boasts a prestigious career, having held the title of world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking and spending more than 100 weeks in that position. Additionally, he has clinched victory in four major championships: the 2011 U.S. Open, 2012 PGA Championship, 2014 Open Championship, and 2014 PGA Championship. In this article, we’ll take a look at McIlroy’s career, family, net worth, sponsors and much more. 

NameRory McIlroy
NicknameRors, Wee-Mac
NationalityNorthern Ireland
Height1.75 m
Weight73 Kgs
Net Worth$300 million
Age34 years
ResidenceJupiter, Florida
Marital StatusMarried
Source of WealthGolf, Endorsements, and Investments
Career Earnings (2024)$140,135,058
Salary$8.75 million (average on-course)
EndorsementsNike, Omega, TaylorMade. WorkDay

Professional Career

Turning professional at just 18 years old in 2007, McIlroy quickly rose to prominence on the global golfing stage. His breakout moment came in 2011 when he clinched his first major championship title at the U.S. Open, dominating the field with record-breaking performances and showcasing his immense potential. 

Following his U.S. Open victory, McIlroy continued to make waves in the golfing world, securing numerous wins on both the PGA Tour and the European Tour. His prowess on the course was evident in his second major triumph at the 2012 PGA Championship, where he demonstrated remarkable skill and composure under pressure. McIlroy’s aggressive playing style, combined with his ability to drive the ball long distances with accuracy, cemented his status as one of the game’s elite competitors.

McIlroy has represented Europe, Great Britain and Ireland as a professional. At the Ryder Cup, he played for Europe against the United States in 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2021 and 2023, with Europe winning in 2010, 2012, 2014, 2018 and 2023. Along with Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, he is one of three players to win four majors by the age of 25.

PGA Tour Wins (24)

No.DateTournamentTo ParMargin of Victory
12 May 2010Quail Hollow Championship−154 strokes
219 Jun 2011U.S. Open−168 strokes
34 Mar 2012The Honda Classic−122 strokes
412 Aug 2012PGA Championship−138 strokes
53 Sep 2012Deutsche Bank Championship−201 stroke
69 Sep 2012BMW Championship−202 strokes
720 Jul 2014The Open Championship−172 strokes
83 Aug 2014WGC-Bridgestone Invitational−152 strokes
910 Aug 2014PGA Championship (2)−161 stroke
103 May 2015WGC-Cadillac Match PlayNA
1117 May 2015Wells Fargo Championship (2)−217 strokes
125 Sep 2016Deutsche Bank Championship (2)−152 strokes
1325 Sep 2016Tour Championship−12Playoff
1418 Mar 2018Arnold Palmer Invitational−183 strokes
1517 Mar 2019The Players Championship−161 stroke
169 Jun 2019RBC Canadian Open−227 strokes
1725 Aug 2019Tour Championship (2)−1814 strokes
183 Nov 2019WGC-HSBC Champions−19Playoff
199 May 2021Wells Fargo Championship (3)−101 stroke
2017 Oct 2021CJ Cup−251 stroke
2112 Jun 2022RBC Canadian Open (2)−192 strokes
2228 Aug 2022Tour Championship (3)−2121 stroke
2323 Oct 2022CJ Cup (2)−171 stroke
2416 Jul 2023Genesis Scottish Open3−151 stroke

European Tour Wins (17)

No.DateTournamentTo ParMargin of Victory
11 Feb 2009Dubai Desert Classic−191 stroke
219 Jun 2011U.S. Open−168 strokes
34 Dec 2011UBS Hong Kong Open−122 strokes
412 Aug 2012PGA Championship−138 strokes
525 Nov 2012DP World Tour Championship, Dubai−232 strokes
625 May 2014BMW PGA Championship−141 stroke
720 Jul 2014The Open Championship−172 strokes
83 Aug 2014WGC-Bridgestone Invitational−152 strokes
910 Aug 2014PGA Championship (2)−161 stroke
101 Feb 2015Omega Dubai Desert Classic (2)−223 strokes
113 May 2015WGC-Cadillac Match PlayNA
1222 Nov 2015DP World Tour Championship, Dubai (2)−211 stroke
1322 May 2016Dubai Duty Free Irish Open−123 strokes
143 Nov 2019WGC-HSBC Champions−19Playoff
1530 Jan 2023Hero Dubai Desert Classic (3)−191 stroke
1616 Jul 2023Genesis Scottish Open−151 stroke
1721 Jan 2024Hero Dubai Desert Classic (4)−141 stroke

Personal Life

Born on May 4, 1989, in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland, Rory McIlroy is the only child of Rosie and Gerry McIlroy. He attended St Patrick’s Primary School and later Sullivan Upper School, where he developed a passion for golf under the guidance of his father, who is also a skilled golfer. 

McIlroy’s romantic life includes a relationship with Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki from 2011 to 2014, during which they got engaged but later separated. 

In 2015, he began dating Erica Stoll, a former PGA of America employee, and they got engaged in December 2015 while vacationing in Paris. They tied the knot in April 2017 at Ashford Castle in Cong, County Mayo, and welcomed their daughter in September 2020.

Net Worth

Rory McIlroy has amassed a fortune exceeding $125 million throughout his career. At just 22, he became the youngest golfer to earn €10 million on the European Tour, and later, in 2012, he achieved the same milestone of $10 million on the PGA Tour. 

Reports in 2013 suggested he secured a Nike endorsement deal valued between $100 million and $250 million, later confirmed in 2017 as a 10-year agreement worth $200 million. 

Additionally, he landed a $100 million equipment endorsement deal with TaylorMade. 

In 2022 alone, McIlroy earned over $40 million, which included an $18 million bonus for winning his third Tour Championship and third FedEx Cup. 

His estimated net worth stands at approximately $300 million as of 2024.


Rory McIlroy’s wealth stems from his prosperous golfing career, alongside his diverse business endeavors and financial investments. In addition to his love for golf, he exhibits a keen fascination with automobiles, evident in his assortment which includes BMW, Ferrari, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Lamborghini models. 

Furthermore, McIlroy possesses multiple opulent properties globally, such as a $10.9 million estate in Florida and a $13.6 million residence in Northern Ireland. Reports also suggest he maintains ownership of a private aircraft.


Rory McIlroy has previously had sponsorship deals with companies like Titleist, FootJoy, Jumeirah, Bose, Oakley, and EA Sports. Currently, he is sponsored by TaylorMade, Nike, NBC Sports/Golf Pass, Omega, Optum, and serves as the brand ambassador for Workday. 

Alongside 15-time Major winner Woods and former Golf Channel President Mike McCarley, McIlroy has co-founded TMRW Sports, a sports media and technology company aiming to attract younger golf fans using innovative technology. One of their projects, TGL, a technology-enhanced golf league for prime-time TV, was initially set to launch in early 2024 but was delayed by a year due to arena damage. 

Additionally, in October 2023, McIlroy was revealed as an investor in the Alpine F1 team, highlighting his ability to expand his wealth through business ventures alongside his successful golf career.

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