David Beckham business ventures and net worth
- David Beckham is a global star with over 70 million followers on Instagram and 56 million on Facebook.
- He first made a name for himself as a footballer playing for Manchester United, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan and La Galaxy.
- David Beckham is now a successful businessman who owns several companies and has endorsement deals with some of the biggest brands.
David Beckham business ventures make him richer than the majority of top earners in Europe’s top leagues despite hanging his boots in 2013.
David Beckham was one of the best football players of his generation. The England international was famous to football fans during his time with Manchester United and Real Madrid.
However, he also played for Preston North East, LA Galaxy, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain.
Beckham was known for his range of passing, vision and bending free-kicks which gave him global recognition as one of the best free-kick takers of all time.
The legendary midfielder is in history as the first English player to win league titles in four countries. He won titles in England, Spain, the United States and France before he retired from professional football.
During his soccer days, Beckham consistently ranked among the highest earners in the sport. And his status as a British cultural icon made him a popular face with advertisers.
The 47-year-old has grown even more popular after retiring, and that has contributed to the success of David Beckham business ventures.
What Businesses Does David Beckham Have?
David Beckham is one of the co-owners of Beckham Brand Holdings Ltd. The company owns Victoria’s fashion business and protects Becks’ image rights.
David Beckham’s wife, Victoria, and Simon Fuller also have significant shares at Beckham Brand Holdings. The company has a turn over of $341 million.
David Beckham has another company, DB Ventures, which handles his endorsement deals. DB Ventures is the main umbrella of David Beckham business ventures.
Apart from handling Beckham’s endorsement deals, the company also deals with licencing and all other forms of commercialization of the David Beckham brand.
According to sources, DB Ventures has earned over $100 million profit for the former Manchester United player.
David Beckham also owns the majority of the shares at brand Kent & Curwen, modern British designer menswear offering a fresh look on heritage sporting style.
The company, whose trademark was registered in 1982, were put into liquidation in January 2021.
When joining La Galaxy in 2007, David Beckham was given the option to own a franchise team as part of the contract. And he decided to exercise that option in 2014 after retiring from professional football.
However, he is not the sole owner of the team. The former footballer heads the ownership group registered under the name Miami Beckham United.
Apart from David Beckham, Miami Beckham United has big names in the business world, such as Todd Boehly, Marcelo Claure, Masayoshi Son, Simon Fuller, Marcelo Claure and the Mas brothers, Jose and Jorge.
David Beckham’s Endorsement Deals
David Beckham has sponsorship deals with numerous big companies in the world. His most recent and successful partnership campaign was with H&M.
The England international made appearances in several ads for the clothing retailer alongside comedian Kevin Hart.
David Beckham began working with Adidas Predator boots during his days as a footballer and continues to do so after retirement.
The legendary footballer is undoubtedly the man who made the sporting apparel brand popular worldwide. He has helped Adidas launch numerous reboots.
Another notable endorsement deal of David Beckham is with Haig Club Whisky, and Tudor watches. He has promoted Haig Club Whisky a lot on his social media pages.
David Beckham also has had endorsement deals with Gillette, Armani, AIA Group, Breitling, Sainsbury’s and Pepsi Co.
David Beckham’s Lifestyle And Net Worth
David Beckham business ventures have significantly increased his net worth. As of 2022, the legendary football player has a net worth of $450 million.
Beckham and his wife reportedly have a fortune of almost 1 billion dollars.
David Beckham lives like a king due to his wealth and drives some of the most expensive cars. The global star has over 20 cars in his collection.
Some of the cars Beckham drives include:
- Rolls-Royce Phantom Drop Head Coupe
- Bentley Continental GT Supersports
- Jaguar F-Type Project 7
- Aston Martin V8 Vantage
- Chevrolet Camaro SS