What is John Higgins Net Worth? and How much does a professional snooker player earn from this sport? A professional snooker player or any other sportsperson earns a lot if he knows how to play that sport and how to get through a tournament. One such professional sportsperson is John Higgins. He is a Scottish snooker player, and his name is counted among the professional ones. Also, he achieved some really recognizable titles as he became a part of many tournaments.
Now, we will be reading all about his tournaments, earnings, and about him in detail, further in this article. John Higgins, who is a 46 years old professional and famous player, has earned a huge amount throughout his life. Also, he still hasn’t lost his worth in his 40s as his professionalism won’t allow his fate to do that. As a result, John Higgins Net Worth is a matter of gossip for all of his fans as well as other sports enthusiasts.
What is John Higgins Net Worth?
The net worth of John Higgins is around $10 million, and it is still counting. This is all the hard work that he is now able to make more than $10 million, and if we look at his earnings since he started earning from snooker. That is around £5000000, which is a huge amount but obvious for such a professional player. Further, he not only depends on his snooker earning but also on endorsement deals with companies. These deals fetch him around $50000 and more.
John Higgins owns a magnificent and gorgeous apartment at Bothwell, Lanarkshire. He lives there with his wife, Denise, and three children. This apartment cost him around £885000, and this house has every sort of luxury a normal man would have dreamt of. This house has three living rooms, gardens, a playground, two garages, and a parking area for four luxurious and expensive cars. Everything which he owns is what he deserves as he has been following his passion since a long time ago.
How much did ‘The Wizard of Wishaw’ earn from Tournaments?
Just like other sports have their championships, the sport snooker also has its own. The world Snooker Championship and it’s a grand championship tournament that takes place around the world. Talking about the money that a champion can make from it is between £60000-£300000. But that’s divided among the winner, runner-up, and other finalists. Like, £60000 for those who performed well and reached the semi-finals. The ones who managed to be in the runner-up position get around £125000, and the winner gets the highest amount that is £300000. Furthermore, as we all know that those who fail to reach the top also get some amount in every sport and this sport also gives some. Those who just participated and failed at the initial stage get around £1000.
What are the achievements of the Scottish Snooker player?
Practice Makes a Man Perfect
We all know about this saying as it is extremely famous around the world. Well, a sportsperson must practice for being a professional, so did John Higgins practice a lot, or was he already a god-gifted person? He used to practice the game since he was a child. Also, before entering the championships, he brought victory crown in 31 out of 51 matches of ranking finals. This is a clear indication that how dedicated the Scottish snooker player was. Furthermore, he not only succeeded in 31 but all in 51. How?
Well, he gained 2nd position in 20 more matches and won the first position in 31 matches. Now, talking further about his victories, he gained some titles as well and appeared as a hero in three UK championships and Four World Championships. Overall, he won 19 times in non-ranking tournaments, 31 times in ranking one, and 3 times in minor-ranking tournaments. Also, he was a part of the 1998, 2007, 2009, and 2011 world championships, among which 2009 and 2011 were turning points in his life. Lastly, he is about to leave this snooker world soon, but his fans and learners would always follow in his footsteps to be the next champion.