What Is Jack Nicklaus’ Net Worth in 2021?

Published 08/20/2021, 7:30 PM EDT
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 11: Honorary starter and Masters champion Jack Nicklaus reacts to his shot during the First Tee ceremony to start the first round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2019 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)


Retired in 2005, Jack Nicklaus remains one of the best golfers of all time. The man is a legend among fans, often being regarded as the greatest ever. Moreover, Nicklaus is also one of the richest golfers in the sport, accumulating millions in his prime and later on.

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While Nicklaus’ net worth has fluctuated at times, he does remain one of the richest golfers ever. Overall, Nicklaus won 117 professional events – which in turn has helped a major chunk of his income. Let’s take a look at Jack Niklaus’ net worth, achievements, and other details.

Jack Nicklaus net worth in 2021

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AUGUSTA, GA – APRIL 09: Honorary Starter Jack Nicklaus of the United States greets the patrons on the first tee during the first round of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Nicklaus is worth $400 million. However, he remains the fourth-highest earning athlete of all time – his career earnings reaching $1.5 billion. However, a lot of his money was made off the court where he has also helped design courses. The Nicklaus design company has worked with more than 400 golf courses.

Apart from that, Nicklaus knows he also earned millions from endorsements. His list includes names like Perry Ellis and Rolex.

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Nicklaus has studied golf since the 60s. It was then that Pete Dye ended up making the Golf Club in Columbus when Nicklaus himself sat down and enjoyed the process. Nicklaus has helped to make the Harbour Town Golf Links in South Carolina, along with the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin – which is the host of the Memorial Tournament.

MADISON, WISCONSIN – JUNE 22: Jack Nicklaus speaks with a member of the gallery on the practice range before playing in the celebrity foursome during round two of the American Family Insurance Championship at the University Ridge Golf Course on June 22, 2019 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Career Grand Slam

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When a golfer wins all four major events in their career it is an immeasurable feat. Nicklaus has 117 professional wins in total, which includes an impressive 18 major title wins. The ‘Golden Bear’s final major title was in 1896, where he bagged the Masters’ title for the sixth and last time. There is no one in history who has more major championship titles than Nicklaus.

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