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Rory Mcilroy is an Irish professional golfer who is widely recognized for setting a record with a score of 16-under-par during the 2011 U.S. Open. He is a member of both PGA Tours and European Tours. Also, he is the four-time major champion winning the 2011 U.S Open, 2012 PGA Championship, 2014 PGA Championship, and 2014 Open Championship. Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus are the only other two players who have won four majors by the age of twenty-five.
Northern Ireland Native, Rory is a former world number one who holds the position for over 100 weeks in his career. In 2012, he reach $10 Million in career earnings on the PGA Tour and became the youngest player ever to reach that number. Furthermore, his works and achievements have led him to be named RTE Sportsperson of the Year in both 2011 and 2014.
Rory Mcilroy engaged with Erica Stoll
The professional golfer, Rory is a married man. He exchanged his wedding vows with his girlfriend, Erica Stoll. The duo met one another for the very first time back in 2015 at the PGA office. Erica was an employee of the PGA during that period. They started their relationship as a friend and later that friendship grew up in a serious relationship.
In December 2015 after dating for a couple of months the pair got engaged. The pair revealed that Rory got into the knees to purpose Erica in the beautiful winter of Paris, France. Rory even uploaded the photo of his and his fiance's ring to his Instagram account.
Wedding at Ashford Castle and Welcomed Baby girl
The beautiful bride and groom accepted one another as husband and wife in 2017 after two years of their engagement. The couple's wedding ceremony took place in the beautiful 800 years old Ashford Castle which was located in County Mayo, West Ireland. Numerous high-profile guests participated in the ceremony to congratulated the newlywed couple.
Among them, the presence of Chris Martin, Ed Sheeran, Stevie Wonder, Niall Horan, and Jamie Dornan was most highlighted. Furthermore, the pair are now happily married for more than three years and seem very much supportive of one another. The pair welcomed their first baby girl, Poppy Kennedy Mcilroy on 31st August 2020 at Jupiter Medical Center. On that note, Mcilroy even stated, 'Poppy is out the love of our lives and both of them are doing great.'
Called off the wedding with tennis star, Caroline Wozniacki
Thirty-one years old, Rory was previously involved in a serious relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Caroline Wozniacki. Caroline is a Tennis player who earned her first world number one ranking back in October 2010. The two started dating one another in 2012 after encountering for the very first time in 2010.
On New Years' of 2014, the couple got engaged in a beautiful ceremony. However, just before the months of their wedding the pair got separated and choose different paths in their life. As of now, she is married to NBA star, David Lee while Rory is happily married to his wife, Erica.
Net worth and Career Earnings
Mcilroy is one of the most successful and richest golfers in the world. His net worth is around $150 Million as of 2020. He makes over $30 Million per year by involving in various tournaments and brand endorsement. Recently he extended a 10 year deal with Nike for $200 Million.
Last year he earned over $52 Million while another golfer, Phil Mickelson $40 Million. Furthermore, he owns several houses in Ireland, the USA, and Canada which prices is ranged over $2 Million in today's market.
Rory was born on 4th May 1989 in Hollywood, Northern Ireland. His father is Gerry Mcilroy and his mother is Rosie McDonald. He attended St. Patrick's Primary School and Sullivan Upper School.