Lleyton Hewitt Net Worth : $20 million
A professional tennis player
Source of Wealth
Tennis, endorsements and sponsorships
Years of Experience
Date of Birth
February 24, 1981
Lleyton Hewitt’s Total Net Worth
Lleyton Hewitt is a famous professional tennis player of Australia, who is also known by the nickname ‘Rusty’. His wealth is estimated to be around $20 million and he earned a large part of his fortune through endorsements and prize money. He became the youngest male ever to reach the first position as a tennis player, at the age of 20. He has been remarkably successful throughout his tennis career and includes a number of achievements, like 2000 US Open men’s doubles title, 2001 US Open and 2002 Wimbledon’s men’s singles titles, as well as two Tennis Masters Cup titles consecutively in 2001 and 2002.
Lleyton Hewitt endorses a number of brands, such as Nike, Yonex, Adidas, and Fila. He is also sponsored by Athletic DNA, an American athletic apparel company.
Properties: Private Fortune
Lleyton Hewitt owns a lavish waterfront villa in the Bahamas. He bought this house for a hefty amount of $3.8 million, and lives here with his wife, Bec, and their three children. Located on an island of the capital Nassau, it is a four-bedroom house with four bathrooms, two-car garage, and a rustic private jetty.
He also owns a luxurious waterfront house in West Lakes, Adelaide. It features 11 main rooms, including five bedrooms, four bathrooms, a gym, indoor pool and a parking area for four cars. Hewitt purchased this house in 2002 for a whopping cost of $3.2 million.
Lleyton Hewitt was born on February 24, 1981, in Adelaide, South Australia. He was born in a family of sportspersons as his father, Glynn Hewitt, is also a former professional football player. Lleyton has a real victorious tennis career, which began with his winning of the Next Generation Adelaide International in 1998, where he defeated one of the greatest tennis players, Andre Agassi. He holds a record for defeating some of the most successful tennis players of the world. He became the youngest tennis player to win the Grand Slams double in 2000, and won the Grand Slam singles in the 2001 US Open by defeating the former No.1 player, Yevgeny Kafelnikov. Hewitt won the Tennis Master Cup twice and the Tokyo Open. In 2003, he defeated another former No.1 player, Gustavo Kuerten.
Hewitt has been bestowed by a number of awards, including ATP Player of the Year, ESPY Best Male Tennis Player, Newcombe Medal- Spirit of Tennis Award, and Davis Cup Commitment Award.
This tennis ace supports an Australian charity, named Cure Our Kids, which assists children suffering from cancer.