Philip Alfred Mickelson (born June 16, 1970) famed Phil Mickelson is an American professional golfer. He is famous for winning 45 events on the PGA Tour, including six major championships: three Masters titles (2004, 2006, 2010), two PGA Championships (2005, 2021), and one Open Championship (2013). With his win at the 2021 PGA Championship, he became the oldest major championship winner in history at the age of 50 years, 11 months, and 7 days old.
He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2012. In May 2010, he was included by Time magazine in their prestigious, The 100 Most Influential People in the World. In 1994, he made his first TV show appearance in Witness episode of the comedy-drama series, “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” and after a couple of years, he made his theatrical film debut in the romantic comedy movie, “Tin Cup”. He has represented the US in 11 ‘Ryder Cup matches and 12 ‘Presidents Cups’. He is one of 17 players in the history of golf to win at least three of the four majors.
He is one of 17 players in the history of golf to win at least three of the four majors. He has won every major except the U.S. Open, in which he has finished runner-up a record six times. He has spent more than 25 consecutive years in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking. Recently, he won the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship in Phoenix, Arizona with a final-round six-under-par 65 in November 2021. As a competitor, Mickelson’s playing style is described by many as “aggressive” and highly social. He is affectionately known as “Lefty” because of his unusual left-arm swing despite being right-handed.
The 51-years-old, Phil Mickelson is from San Diego, California, the USA and his birth name is Phil Alfred Mickelson. He holds an American nationality and he belongs to American-White ethnicity. He was born to his parents; Philip (father) and Mary Mickelson (mother). He finished high school at the “University of San Diego High School” in 1988. He then went on to study psychology at the “Arizona State University” in Tempe, on a golf scholarship. He graduated in 1992 and took up professional golf.
Phil Mickelson is a married man to his beautiful wife, Amy McBride in 1996. The duo is blessed with three children named Amanda, Sophia, and Evan. His spouse, Amy was a fellow ASU alum and a cheerleader for the NBA’s Phoenix Suns.
What is the net worth of Phil Mickelson?
Phil Mickelson is a well-recognized and successful golfer who has achieved a great height in his career. As of February 2022, the net worth of Phil is estimated to have $400 Million. His main source of wealth is from his golfer career whereas he is also making a cool amount of money via endorsement deals. Throughout his career, he has collected many awards and achievements. He has earned more than $90 million from playing golf itself.
The distinctive fact about him is that he is one of the few left-handed Golfers who has earned such astonishing successes. He and his wife is living in Rancho Sante Fe for a long time and the home was a 4.5-acre property that they bought for $6 million. The property was listed for sale in 2008 for a sum of $12.2 million. But unfortunately, it didn’t get any buyers, and it finally sold in 2015 for $5.75 million. From 1999 to 2012, Phil lived in a home in La Jolla, California. While they bought the property for $1.65 million, they sold it for $2.745 million. He bought a property in January 2020 in Florida, where he is building a new house. He owns cars including Aston Martin Vanquish and Bently Continental G.T. His Aston Martin costs above $400k while his Bently costs $200k. Also, he owns a private jet. He is living a luxurious lifestyle.
Phil Mickelson’s Salary
Professional golfer, Phil Mickelson’s present salary is between in the range of $50 Million – $60 Million. During his golf career, he has earned over $83 million in tournament prizes. With $83 million in tournament prizes, Mickelson is the second-ranked golfer in all-time career tournament winnings behind Tiger Woods who has made $110 million. Back in 2013, Phil made an annual earning of $49 Million, and in 2014, he made an annual earning of $54 Million. In the year 2015, Forbes estimated his annual income at $51 million. In 2016, he made an annual earning of $52.9 Million.
How much money does Phil Mickelson make a year in endorsements?
Phil Mickelson earns far more from endorsements than from prize money. According to one estimate of 2011 earnings (comprising salary, winnings, bonuses, endorsements, and appearances), he was then the second-highest paid athlete in the United States, earning an income of over $62 million, $53 million of which came from endorsements. Back in 2020, Phil made $40 million in sponsorships and collaborations alone.
At present, he endorses KPMG, ExxonMobil (Mickelson and wife Amy started a teacher sponsorship fund with the company), Rolex, Workday, Inc., Callaway Golf, and Mizzen+Main. He has been previously sponsored by Titleist, Bearing Point, Barclays, and Ford. Meanwhile, his total career earnings are more than $800 million.
Among that, $750 comes from endorsements. Phil earns around $50 to $60 million every year out of which around $10 million is estimated to be his salary and prize money whereas the additional $50 million comes from brand deals and endorsements.
Phil Mickelson Biography