Tiger Woods is already in rare air for his accomplishments on the golf course, and he has reached another impressive feat. Forbes is now estimating that Woods' net worth is at least $1 billion, which would make him one of only three athlete billionaires in the world. Woods joins Michael Jordan and LeBron James as the other two athletes; James was estimated to be worth over $1 billion just last week. Forbes noted that James earned $121.1 million gross over the past 12 months while still an active NBA player and that Jordan didn't make the list until 2014, years after he had retired. Forbes reported that less than 10% of Woods' net worth comes from earnings on the golf course. His sponsorship and endorsement deals through Nike, TaylorMade, Gatorade and Monster Energy, which is featured prominently on his golf bag, have all largely contributed.
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