Tennis maestro Roger Federer has added several amazing properties to his real estate portfolio over the years.
Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer has made career earnings worth $550 million and has spent a massive fortune of $25 million to add stunning properties and land to his real estate portfolio.
Born to Robert and Lynette Federer, young Roger Federer played tennis with his older sister before enrolling in a junior tennis program in his hometown of Basel, Switzerland. Australian tennis player Peter Carter saw his potential and coached him until Federer was 13. Carter helped him elevate his position in the junior rankings and won the Wimbledon Juniors singles and doubles titles. After turning professional in 1999, Federer started showing his talent through ATP tournaments. Since his career took off after winning his first Grand Slam at Wimbledon in 2003, Federer has won 20 Grand Slam titles and was considered the greatest of all time. He has earned $130 million from prize money and earns around $65 million from brand endorsements every year.
Roger Federer’s popularity in the sports world has made him a very bankable athlete with several brand endorsements. He competed against notable athletes and repeatedly became the highest paid sports personality in the world. Living a lavish lifestyle with his family, the tennis star has spent $25 million buying homes. Let’s take a look at his real estate portfolio.
6 Münchenstein Children’s Home
Growing up in Basel, Switzerland, Roger Federer made several friends in his locality, where his father worked in a pharmaceutical company. While tennis was considered a hobby in his house, Federer played it on his street and made it his passion. Despite his family’s poor financial situation, they financed his games after realizing his potential to master the game. He grew up in the locality of Münchenstein, where several houses were lined up with a similar interior. The narrow street has enough space to park and play.
5 Lake Zurich Apartment
Roger Federer made his first big real estate purchase in 2008 when he bought an apartment on Lake Zurich in Bäch, Switzerland. According Yahoo News, no information about the amount of the purchase is revealed. However, it is an expensive area to own a house. It was only when buying the property that Federer left his parents in Basel, a year before he married his wife Mirka in 2009. It was also reported that the same year he bought a Swiss chalet on the estate Lenzerheide-Valbella ski area. which has custom woodwork and a tennis court.
4 Home Herrliberg
Around the same time Federer and Mira had their second set of twins, Leo and Lenny, the couple paid $30 million to buy 5,800 square meters of land in Herrliberg, Switzerland. Overlooking the lakeside community, the vacant plot of land offers comforting views of the city and the Swiss Alps. The neighborhood is said to be expensive, and although there has been speculation that Federer will build a mansion on the estate, it remains empty but under his ownership.
3 Wollerau Custom House
After living in Basel and Bäch for a considerable period, Roger Federer moved his family of six to settle in Wollerau, Switzerland. The house was built from scratch, costing the Swiss maestro $7.3 million, as noted Architectural Summary. The three-story mansion includes floor-to-ceiling windows in each direction to provide panoramic views of the nearby lake. In addition to the incomparable views, one of the unique features of the house is a stone fireplace that rises three stories high. Other rooms in the house include a spa, swimming pool, fully equipped gym, expansive terraces and underground parking for his extensive car collection.
2 Dubai Penthouse
It wasn’t until 2020 that people found out that Roger Federer had a lavish Dubai penthouse located at Le Reve, one of Dubai’s most exclusive residences. As mentioned by GQ Middle East, the five-bedroom penthouse has a majestic interior with a private terrace to offer stunning views of the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Marina. The house has technology-controlled systems for lighting, multimedia and temperatures. Each room has elegant furnishings with wooden floors. The residential tower is also home to Fernando Alonso, a former F1 driver.
1 Rapperswil-Jona complex
In addition to his primary residence in Wollerau, Switzerland, Roger Federer has his sights set on the next home he is building. The tennis star bought a 16,000 square meter plot in 2018 for more than $50 million, as reported Hello Magazine. It is located north of Zurich in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland. Although the construction update remains pending, plans indicate that Federer intends to add a tennis court, indoor sports arena and classroom to the property.
With the construction of his latest purchase in 2018, Roger Federer will have plenty of free time as the tennis legend has announced his retirement from professional tennis as of September 15, 2022. Federer will find more time to spend at his multiple homes in Switzerland with her family. and friends.
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Sources: Yahoo News, Architectural Summary, GQ Middle East, Hello Magazine
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