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Simone Biles vs Tiger Woods 2022 Net Worth Comparison: Who Is Wealthier?

Published 04/30/2022, 12:35 PM EDT

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Tiger Woods and Simone Biles are among the biggest names in sports history. Often considered the GOAT of their respective sports, the athletes have made quite the name for themselves. They are among the top most-searched athletes in the world. Much like any famous personality, they have amassed a considerable amount of wealth throughout their career. Let us explore how wealthy they are and how their net worth compares to one another.

Net Worth of Simone Biles


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Biles is the GOAT of gymnastics with ten world championship gold medalists, including 4 Olympic gold medals. As of 2022, she has a total of 14 world medals. Currently, she owns the title of the most world championship wins by a female gymnast and most world medals by a US athlete. It places her amongst the most decorated athletes in US sports history.

In terms of wealth, Biles has had a successful career run supplemented by brand endorsements with GK Elite Sportswear, United Airlines, Procter & Gamble, Hershey’s, Nike, Oreo, Uber Eats, MasterClass, and Facebook Watch being the most prominent.


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However, the athlete ended her contract with Nike ahead of the Tokyo Olympics to partner with Gap-owned Athleta. Currently, Biles is partnered with Autograph to release NFTs in August.

Forbes estimates the off-the-field earnings of the gymnast at $10 million and another $0.1 million as part of her on-the-field earnings without including taxes. It puts her in the magazine’s fourth rank on the highest-paid female athletes’ list. She earned a staggering $20 million from endorsements alone between 2019 and 2021. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Simone Biles has a net worth of $16 million.

Net Worth of Tiger Woods

With 15 major championship and 82 PGA Tour wins, Woods have created a legacy in golf that is hard to accomplish. Currently, he is tied with Sam Snead for the most PGA tour wins in golf history. As for the winning percentage, Tiger won 82 out of the 359 PGA Tour, a record 22.9 percent.

According to Forbes, Woods has earned an estimated $1.7 billion since starting his professional career in 1996. This figure, however, does not take into account taxes and agent fees. Additionally, Marca estimates the current net worth of the athlete to be around $800 million.

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Forbes ranked him the 12th highest-paid athlete in the world list in 2021. Till 2012, he maintained the title of the highest-paid athlete in the world on the Forbes list; for ten consecutive years. During the peak of his career, he was earning $100 million in a year off the course.


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Most of Tiger’s wealth comes from endorsements with brands such as Nike, TaylorMade, and Monster Energy alone. Additionally, he owns a golf course design business and signed a deal with Discovery’s GolfTV.

Woods takes the lead

Currently, Woods drubs Biles in terms of net worth. Achieving the status that Tiger has earned in golf is considered a difficult feat. However, meeting his net worth would prove to be even more difficult. Simone may not be able to match up Woods’ net worth for some time to come.


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But given her financial growth over such a short period, her wealth will continue to grow, and she may even match up to Woods’ net worth someday.



Aklanta Chetia

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Aklanta Chetia Wanniang is a US Sports author for EssentiallySports. He has a Master's degree in Literature from the University of Delhi. With an interest in learning about multiple sports, Aklanta himself is a former sportsperson and has participated in state and national level swimming events.

Edited By: Deepakshi Chaudhary