It has been estimated that the overall sum of Pele net worth is 100 million dollars, as of right now. However, there are some other sources which have estimated his net worth to be less today, as they have said that it reaches only 18 million dollars. In any case, Pele has made his name very well known in the sphere of football. This sport has also added up a lot to the overall size of Pele net worth. Thus, he earned all of his net worth because of his career as a Brazilian football player. By many people, Pele is regarded as one of the most successful football player in the history of sports. In 1999, a voting took place during which Pele was named as the Football Player of the Century by the IFFHS International Federation of Football History and Statistics. In the same year, the International Olympic Committee named Pele as the Athlete of the Century. Throughout his career in professional football Pele scored as many as 760 goals. He appeared in 1363 games, during which he scored as many as 1281 goals.
Pele was born in 1940 in Tres Coracoes, Brazil. His father was also playing football.
Pele was raised in a poor family, however. In Brazil, today Pele is regarded as a national hero, thanks to his career in football, which also added up a lot to the overall amount of Pele net worth. Around the world, Pele is noticed and honored for his many contributions in football. In addition, Pele has contributed to various non-profit organizations, which seek to reduce poverty in the whole world. Pele is also known as the King of Football, the King, or the King Pelé.
In 1954, Pele was accepted to play for the Bauru Athletic Club juniors in Bauru, São Paulo. When he was 15 years old, Pele was noticed by Waldemar de Brito, who is also well known in football. When he was 15 years old, he started to play for the Santos team, as well. When he was 16 years old, Pele became a player for the Brazilian national football team, too. When he was only 17 years old, he became a winner of his first World Cup. Thus, he established his name as a successful football player when he was very young. Thus, football has been a huge part of his life and it also increased a lot the total size of Pele net worth.