RORY MCILROY: The fabulous life of Nike's $200 million man

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Rory McIlroy turned 28 on Thursday and has already built up quite a career.

He has won three of the four major championships and four majors overall. He also has a deal with Nike rumored to be worth as much as $200 million, as he has been tasked with replacing Tiger Woods as the face of Nike golf.

He also has the makings of a pretty fantastic lifestyle off the course, with a lavish house in Florida, a $400,000 car, and much more.

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Now check out who McIlroy is chasing on the career money list.

Now check out who McIlroy is chasing on the career money list.

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McIlroy's golf game has been quiet since getting married. But soon he will be back on the course looking to add another major championship in June at the US Open and in July at the Open Championship.

McIlroy's golf game has been quiet since getting married. But soon he will be back on the course looking to add another major championship in June at the US Open and in July at the Open Championship.

The couple honeymooned at the Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados, one of the most exclusive resorts in the world.

The couple honeymooned at the Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados, one of the most exclusive resorts in the world.

Other attendees included Niall Horan from One Direction, actor Jamie Dornan, Ed Sheeran, and golfers Sergio Garcia, Shane Lowry and Paul McGinley.

Other attendees included Niall Horan from One Direction, actor Jamie Dornan, Ed Sheeran, and golfers Sergio Garcia, Shane Lowry and Paul McGinley.

Source: Irish Independent

The wedding reportedly cost £200,000 (US$260,000) and included a special performance from Stevie Wonder.

The wedding reportedly cost £200,000 (US$260,000) and included a special performance from Stevie Wonder.

Source: UK Daily Mail

The pair got married in April at Ashford Castle in Ireland, a castle that has been referred to as the "most luxurious castle in the world."

The pair got married in April at Ashford Castle in Ireland, a castle that has been referred to as the "most luxurious castle in the world."

The pair got in some PDA prior to his first round at the Masters.

The pair got in some PDA prior to his first round at the Masters.

Rory has since settled down with Erica Stoll

Rory has since settled down with Erica Stoll

Rory has also gotten into impeccable physical shape, putting on 20 pounds of muscle since 2010.

Rory has also gotten into impeccable physical shape, putting on 20 pounds of muscle since 2010.

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His dad won $170,000 too. When Rory was 15 his dad placed a bet that he would win the Open before he turned 25.

His dad won $170,000 too. When Rory was 15 his dad placed a bet that he would win the Open before he turned 25.

Source: Washington Post

Rory had his best season after the breakup in 2014, winning $1.66 million at the British Open and $1.8 million at the PGA Championship in 2014.

Rory had his best season after the breakup in 2014, winning $1.66 million at the British Open and $1.8 million at the PGA Championship in 2014.

But then, all of a sudden, he broke it off in May of 2014. They had already sent out wedding invitations.

But then, all of a sudden, he broke it off in May of 2014. They had already sent out wedding invitations.

On New Year's Eve 2014, they got engaged.

On New Year's Eve 2014, they got engaged.

Another tabloid fixation: his former relationship with tennis player Caroline Wozniacki.

Another tabloid fixation: his former relationship with tennis player Caroline Wozniacki.

The tabloids in the U.K. are all over him. They once reported that he bought a $2 million Bugatti, which he called "bollocks."

The tabloids in the U.K. are all over him. They once reported that he bought a $2 million Bugatti, which he called "bollocks."

Source: Belfast Telegraph

After winning the PGA Championship, he took a private jet to New York to celebrate.

After winning the PGA Championship, he took a private jet to New York to celebrate.

Source: Daily Mail

He was spotted driving a $400,000 Lamborghini Aventador.

He was spotted driving a $400,000 Lamborghini Aventador.

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He recently bought a house on Palm Jumeirah, the man-made island in Dubai, for an undisclosed amount.

He recently bought a house on Palm Jumeirah, the man-made island in Dubai, for an undisclosed amount.

Source: Sunday Times

The house he sold in Northern Ireland is now being rented for $21,000 a week.

The house he sold in Northern Ireland is now being rented for $21,000 a week.

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Rory also put in a trophy room, with plenty of room for future hardware.

Rory also put in a trophy room, with plenty of room for future hardware.

Source: PGA Tour

The house is good for his job, too. It's right next to the PGA National golf course and there's a workout room.

The house is good for his job, too. It's right next to the PGA National golf course and there's a workout room.

Source: PGA Tour

And a game room.

And a game room.

Source: PGA Tour

It was a pretty great bachelor pad. There's an incredible pool.

It was a pretty great bachelor pad. There's an incredible pool.

Source: PGA Tour

He's not afraid to spend his money. He bought a gorgeous $9.5 million house in Florida in 2012.

He's not afraid to spend his money. He bought a gorgeous $9.5 million house in Florida in 2012.

Source: Jeff Realty

Rory's other deals with Bose and Omega make him golf's 4th-highest-paid player.

Rory's other deals with Bose and Omega make him golf's 4th-highest-paid player.

Source: Forbes

With all this money, he has been able to spend a little more on his haircuts.

With all this money, he has been able to spend a little more on his haircuts.

He also replaced Tiger on the most recent cover of the EA Sports PGA Tour video game.

He also replaced Tiger on the most recent cover of the EA Sports PGA Tour video game.

As the Nike Golf torch was seemingly being passed from Woods to Rors, they did commercials together.

As the Nike Golf torch was seemingly being passed from Woods to Rors, they did commercials together.

Tiger Woods' first Nike deal was only worth $40 million.

Tiger Woods' first Nike deal was only worth $40 million.

Source: ESPN

His biggest deal: a monster Nike contract rumored to be worth $200+ million.

His biggest deal: a monster Nike contract rumored to be worth $200+ million.

Source: USA Today

It is estimated that he makes $35 million a year in endorsements alone.

It is estimated that he makes $35 million a year in endorsements alone.

Source: Forbes

And that doesn't include the millions he makes in appearance fees.

And that doesn't include the millions he makes in appearance fees.

He also already ranks seventh on the career money list with $67.5 million in tournament winnings.

He also already ranks seventh on the career money list with $67.5 million in tournament winnings.

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McIlroy hasn't won a major since 2014, but he still earned over $9 million on the course in 2016 between the PGA Tour and the European Tour.

McIlroy hasn't won a major since 2014, but he still earned over $9 million on the course in 2016 between the PGA Tour and the European Tour.

Source: Forbes

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