Jordan Spieth Net Worth, Background, Career, Awards and Charity

Published Date   26th Jun. 2017, 01:58 am
Jordan Spieth Net Worth, Background, Career, Awards and Charity
Quick Info
Birth Name:Jordan Spieth
Date of Birth:27/07/1993
Age: 25 years old
Nationality:American
Net Worth:$70 million




American professional golfer, Jordan Spieth net worth and recognition heightened as he became the number one in Official World Golf Ranking.

Synopsis

The expert golfer if the 2015 FedEx Cup champion and one of the “100 Most Influential People” in 2016. Jordan Spieth net worth elevated as he earned 1.8 million dollars after winning 2015 Masters Tournament. He is also the record setting golfer in 1997 consequently turning into the youngest winner of Masters. 2015 U.S. Open and 2015 Tour Championship are the other achievements of Jordan Spieth.

Birth and Background

Jordan Spieth was born as Jordan Alexander Spieth on July 27, 1993 in Dallas, Texas. His parents are Shawn Spieth—a former college baseball, and Mary Christine Spieth—college basketball player. He is an American while Spieth family is from German descent. Shawn later founded a startup while Chris became a computer engineer. He studied in St. Monica Catholic School and Jesuit College Preparatory School (2011). Out of his two younger siblings, Steven and Ellie, Ellie grew up with disabilities while Steven is junior in Brown University for 2016-17 year.

Being born to the parents with strong sports background, Jordan inherited the skills of the player and turned them into his career which sore with success. During childhood, he played various sports: soccer, baseball, basketball and football. However, he later took interest in golf and developed it into his profession which also gave Jordan Spieth net worth good lift.

Keen in golf, the future champion mowed his own lawn to practice golf. Subsequently, his parents took interest in his passion and sent him to Brookhaven Country Club so that he can have access to proper trainings and facilities required to do good. The aspiring champion began training under former professional golfer Cameron McCormick when Spieth was 12.

Professional Career

Spieth’s professional career started in 2012 when he was a sophomore at Texas. The 19 years old budding passionate player turned into a professional golfer as he got sponsorship in January 2013. Soon, he became the Top 10 player in two of his first events. His excellence earned him good status on PGA Tour in 2013 as he finished second.

Before turning 20, Spieth became the youngest winner after 1931 as he won his first PGA title. The sharply skilled player, Jordan Spieth net worth rose as he got the runner-up positions in Wyndham Championship and Tour Championship. Selected for Presidents Cup team, he also won the PGA Tour Rookie of the Year.

Spieth had record setting score in 2015 while he became the second-youngest player (after Woods) for the Masters Tournament Championship. His achievements went on and on as he won U.S. Open in 2015. Similarly, he was the sixth golfer to win Masters and U.S. Open the same year. Moreover, he set record for 2015 season earning more than 12 million dollars which eventually hiked Jordan Spieth net worth.

Apart from being the winner of Jack Nicklaus Award and PGA Tour Player in 2015, he also won the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in 2016. He almost won his second Masters title, but finished second after Danny Willett.

Awards and Achievements

The excellent golfer from the early age has a good record of wins. He won U.S. Junior Amateur twice in 2009 and 2011. The number one 2011 AJGA Golf Ranking belongs to Spieth as well as PGA championships of 2008 and 2009. He is also the Rolex Junior Player of the year, 2009. All these awards added to Jordan Spieth net worth from the early age.

While his amateur career was full of achievements, his professional career was no less than his amateur career. He is the winner of 2013 Rookie of the Year. The year 2015 proved to be quite good for him as he won PGA player of the year and PGA Tour Player of the year. Similarly, he won FedEx Cup Championship and Vardon Trophy the same year. Besides, he is also the winner of Byron Nelson Award, 2015.

Love Life and Girlfriend

Jordan Spieth is dating Annie Verret currently. Nevertheless, Verret and Spieth are not yet married. They have been dating since their high school days in Dallas after staying friends for several years. They make a influential couple as Spieth is a successful golfer and business major Verret is Dean’s list of student. While Spieth was a two times major award winner, Verret was a President’s Honor Roll twice. The couple is successful individually as well as together and keeps their relationship private.

Net Worth and Philanthropy

Two time major winner, the young and aspiring golfer Jordan Spieth net worth is $70 million as per 2017 calculations. During his rookie year, he already had the balance of $3.8 million. He now owns a house in Preston Hollow worth $2.3 million. With a lot of wins and awards, he has also made a lot of money. However, the wealthy player also concentrates in his proper handling of money by working for charity.

On top of earning in millions and adding millions of dollars, Jordan Spieth net worth and value also increases with his involvement in charity. He is not only the winner of 2013 Presidents cup, but also the founder of Jordan Spieth Family Foundation. The Foundation provides financial assistance and awareness to children who need special care, military families and youth golfers. He took Ellie, his disabled sister as the inspiration for starting up with his charity work.

One of the most remarkable players, Jordan Spieth net worth rose with his successful career as well as his value increased with his charity works. This proves that Jordan Spieth is not only good in profession, but also as a human being.

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