|Date of birth||May 02, 1975 (47 years old)|
|Born in||Leytonstone, London, England|
|Marital status||married to Victoria Beckham (since 1999)|
|profession||Model, entrepreneur, team owner, former professional soccer player|
|Full name||David Robert Joseph Beckham|
|children||4 (Brooklyn Joseph, Romeo James, Cruz David, Harper Seven)|
How much money does David Beckham have?
With an estimated fortune of 400 million euros , David Beckham is the richest (ex) footballer in the world and has pushed his competition, such as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo , into second and third place. Becks was able to amass considerable fortune through lucrative advertising contracts. He was the face of many big brands such as Armani, Adidas, Pepsi, Calvin Klein, Gillette and is still one of the most successful advertising figures worldwide . Nobody could market themselves as skilfully as he did.
Beckham is a managing director in several of his own companies. His company, Footwork Productions, handles his sponsorships and manages all of Beckham’s labor and image rights. In 2012, the company was able to generate 17.6 million euros . Between 2002 and 2009, Footwork Productions is said to have brought him around 90 million euros . In addition, Beckham receives 8.1 million euros annually through an advertising contract with Adidas. He earned millions more with his autobiographies David Beckham: My World and David Beckham: My Side. His own perfume brought him around 10 million euros on the US market.
Together with his wife Viktoria Beckham (ex Spice Girl) and their four children , he leads a very luxurious life, but is also very involved in various charity campaigns. He donated his entire salary from last year as a professional footballer at Paris-Saint Germain (3.9 million euros) to children in need.
David Beckham – From Manchester United to Superstar
David Robert Joseph Beckham was born on May 2, 1975 in Leystone / London and became a professional footballer with Manchester United in the 94/95 season at the age of 17 . Under Sir Alex Ferguson, then ManU coach, Beckham’s performances secured him a place in the starting eleven. He became a crowd favorite and won six English championships, two FA Cups and the Champions League with the Red Devils in the 98/99 season, followed by the World Cup. That same year he married “Posh Spice” Victoria Beckham. From 2000 to 2006, Becks led the England national team as team captain.
Transfer to Real Madrid
In the 02/03 season, Beckham lost his place in the Manchester squad through injury. There were also problems with his coach Sir Alex Ferguson , who, after losing a game against Arsenal, shot a football boot in the dressing room in a rage and inflicted a cat over Becks’ eye. The wound even had to be sewn up. There was an ice age between the two and one had to go. Fergusson wanted to sell Beckham to Barcelona , but Beckham instead signed a new contract with Spanish rivals Real Madrid on July 1, 2003. The transfer fee was 37.5 million euros.