How much is Michael van Gerwen worth?
|Net Worth:||$6 Million|
|Profession:||Professional Darts Player|
|Date of Birth:||April 25, 1989|
Who is Michael van Gerwen
Michael was born on the 25th of April 1989 in Boxtel, Netherlands. As a teenager, he made it to the final of Primus Masters Youth event. His BDO career started in 2005 and he switched to PDC in 2007. Today, he belongs to the elite. He’s the second darts player in the world (after Phil Taylor) that ever surpassed £1 million in prize money.
As of 2020 Michael van Gerwen has a net worth of $4.8 million pounds ($6 million dollars).
How has van Gerwen become so rich?
Michael van Gerwen belongs to the best professional darts players in the world. In 2015, he achieved a major milestone, when his total lifetime winnings surpassed £1 million ($1.5 million). Since then however he has achieved far greater successes, in fact in 2017 he was ranked as the no.1 player in the world and the the reigning PDC World Champion.
Van Gerwen was in a long-term relationship with Daphne Govers. He married his girlfriend in 2014. Mihaels’ nickname is “Mighty Mike”. It’s incredible how much he achieved in this sport in such a short time.
But his road to success wasn’t easy. He worked several jobs as a teenager. At one point he worked as a tiler and found himself putting tiles in a luxury house owned by Dutch soccer star Dennis Bergkamp. A few years later, he could afford such a mansion himself. About money, Van Gerwen said once in an interview “I have just bought my 2nd home. You have to invest money wisely because you never know what will happen in the future.”