English by birth, Ronnie O’Sullivan is a five-time world champion in the game of snooker. He has been regarded by many as the best snooker player to date. His talent started showing since his infant years, around the age of 10, as the official records say. His skill at the sport makes him a genius in the eyes of many. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Ronnie O’Sullivan in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
He was born on the 5th of December 1975, in Wordsley, West Midlands, England. He was brought up and still resides in Essex, at Chigwell. At an early age, he went to the Wanstead High School for his education. He was often visited by depression and drug issues since he had to go through some hard times. His father’s jail sentence affected him to a great extent which even made him leave snooker for a year in 1992. He made a record of his first-century break at the age of ten only and then he went on with attaining the maximum break by 15 years.
He turns out to be a cousin of the female snooker champion, Maria Catalano. Though Sullivan had been very consistent in his performance in the sport, his conjugal life has been quite the opposite. He was with Sally Magnus for two years and had Taylor-Ann Magnus as his first child. He also had Lily and Ronnie when he was with Jo Langley. By the year 2013, he got engaged with the actress Laila Rouass. Besides playing snooker, running, cooking and motor racing are his other interests. Football also interests Sullivan.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Sullivan earned the nickname of ‘rocket’ for his speedy performance in the game. He is considered a fast and attacking player, and he has achieved worldwide fame for winning the world championship for five years (2001, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2013). He came second at the Betfred world championship. In 1993, he for the first time on the UK championship and became the youngest to win it. He also has been the winner of the Master’s five times. Apart from his game, he also earned fame for his books- ‘Running’, ‘Framed’, etc.
Net Worth & Earnings:
And now we finally get into the actual calculation of Ronnie O’Sullivan’s net worth. After he became a professional in snooker, he earned millions. Sullivan is considered as the wealthiest snooker player in England for the last decade, as he has won so many tournaments, ranking, and non-ranking. He has an estimated net worth of $15 million. He has earned around $8.5 million after being a professional. 2000 was the most prosperous year for him, earning him the most.
Though there was a gap in his career in 1992 for his father’s sentence, he quickly realized his loss and returned to the game with greater intensity and went on winning the UK championship that originally marked the start of his successful career.