Pele, the renowned Brazilian player, has a staggering net worth of $115 million. However, it is not unexpected that such an amount has been assigned to him. All of this money comes from being the greatest at what he does, which is play football.
Pele was the highest-earning athlete of his time, hailed as the finest Brazilian to ever grace the field and one of the best players of his time.
People were willing to spend money to see this legend do his magic on the field.
Earning a lot of money from football alone at the time, on the other hand, was difficult.
Football is still the most popular sport, with a hundred times more spectators than any other, but Pele’s unwavering work and desire to be the best has shaped him into the man he is today.
|Full name||Edson Arantes do Nascimento|
|Birthdate||October 23, 1940|
|Birthplace||Três Corações, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil|
|Education||Metropolitan University of Santos|
|Father’s name||João Ramos do Nascimento (Dondinho)|
|Mother’s name||Celeste Arantes|
|Siblings||A brother (Zeca Nascimento) and a sister (Maria Lúcia Nascimento)|
|Age||80 years old|
|Height||173 cm (5 feet 8 inches)|
|Wives||Rosemeri dos Reis Cholbi (m. 1966–1978)Assíria Nascimento (m. 1994–2008)
Marcia Aoki (m. 2016)
|Children||Seven (Kelly Cristina, Jennifer, Edson, Joshuwa, Celesta, Sandra Machado, and Flavia Kurtz)|
|Jersey no.||No. 10|
|Teams||Brazilian National TeamSantos
New York Cosmos
|Net worth||$115 million|