Share this article

Tiger Woods vs. Shaquille O’Neal 2022 Net Worth Comparison: Who is Richer?

Published 05/04/2022, 5:02 PM EDT

Follow Us

One of the merits of being a celebrated sports entity is making a huge amount of money throughout their career. As two popular players in their respective sports, Tiger Woods and Shaquille O’Neal make millions every year. 

America’s Favorite Video Today

Woods has won more than 100 championship titles worldwide, including 15 major championships. Since he found success as a golfer from the time he turned pro, Woods also attracted million-worth sponsorship deals.


Article continues below this ad

Furthermore, he has built a business enterprise under the brand name TGR. Woods also contributes to the community through his charity TGR Foundation. Since the acclaimed golfer still plays for the Tour, he earns money from the tournaments he makes cuts. 

On the other hand, NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal retired from NBA in 2011 and no longer plays the sport. However, as a star player, he has made millions throughout his career. Since he had been one of the popular players in the NBA, Shaquille still receives sponsorships from brands through which he earns part of his wealth. 

When Did Tiger Woods Start Playing Golf?

The former NBA star also makes money through his other business ventures and varied interest in acting, rapping, and much more. 

Both Tiger and Shaquille have been successful throughout their career. However, what is the difference between their net worth? 

Tiger Woods’ net worth in 2022

The net worth of Tiger Woods in 2022 is $800 million. The golfer has made money through his career earnings, his businesses, and endorsement deals. 

via Reuters

According to Forbes, Woods earned $1.5 billion from endorsement deals, appearances, and other businesses. Not to mention, the golfer still tops the PGA Tour’s all-time career earnings list with $120,895,206. 


Get instantly notified of the hottest Golf stories via Google! Click on Follow Us and Tap the Blue Star.

Follow Us

About 94% of his career earnings came from endorsement offers from brands, including Nike, American Express, Accenture, EA Sports, and NetJets. 

Shaquille O’Neal’s net worth in 2022

According to celebrity net worth, Shaquille O’Neal has a net worth of $400 million. The former NBA star had made around $290 million throughout his NBA career. Notably, O’Neal earns $60 million from endorsement deals and other businesses a year. 


Article continues below this ad

via Getty

Pepsi, Carnival Cruise Line, and Reebok are some of the high-profile sponsorship deals he still to his name after all these years. Apart from his career in sports, Shaquille has made his name and money through his rapping and acting stints. 

He also worked as a commentator for a variety of sports. Furthermore, he is also involved in the stock market and real estate business. Shaquille is a millionaire with a $400 million net worth.


Article continues below this ad

Watch This Story: How Much Prize Money Did Tiger Woods Win at the 2022 Masters?

However, compared to Woods’ net worth of $800 million, Shaquille falls short by $400 million to match his earnings.

Providing feedback will help us make your experience better.

The Fan's Perspective

Enjoyed Your Read? Let us know how likely you are to recommend EssentiallySports to your friends!

Least Likely

Most Likely



Written by:

Anjana Prabhakaran


One take at a time

Anjana Prabhakaran is a Golf content writer at EssentiallySports. She has completed her Master's degree in Public Administration and considers researching as one of her hobbies. As her family is interested in sports, Anjana grew up watching every sport on television.
Show More>

Edited by:

Melroy Fernandes