|Celebrated Name:||Nick Faldo|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Sir Nicholas Alexander Faldo|
|Age:||66 years old|
|Birth Date:||18 July 1957|
|Birth Place:||Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Valerie Bercher (m. 2001–2006), Gill Bennett (m. 1986–1998), Melanie Rockall (m. 1979–1984), Olivier Delaloye (m. 2001-2006)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Matthew Faldo, Georgia Faldo, Emma Scarlet Faldo, Natalie Faldo)|
|Is Nick Faldo Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$70 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Nick Faldo is a popular professional golfer from America who currently works as an on-air golf analyst. He was ranked number one on the Official World Golf Ranking for a total of 97 weeks. Faldo has 41 professional wins, including six major championships and three Open Championships. Currently, he is on the BBC Sport on-air team for the coverage team.
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Early Life & Biography
Nicholas Alexander Faldo was born in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, on 18 July 1957. At the age of 14, he became interested in golf after he saw Jack Nicklaus play the 1971 Masters. Three years later, Faldo qualified to play in the 1974 English Amateur at Woodhall Spa.
When Faldo was 18 years old, he won both the English Amateur at Royal Lytham and the British Youths Open Amateur Championship. In the same year, he represented Great Britain in the Commonwealth Tournament in South Africa.
Nick Faldo has been married three times. At the age of 21, he married Melanie Rockall. Five years later, they separated when his wife found that Faldo was having an affair with his manager’s secretary.
In 1986, he married Bennett, with whom he has three children Natalie, Matthew, and Georgia. Their marriage in 1998 when Faldo began a relationship with a 20-year-old American golfing student. In 2001, he again got married to Olivier Delaloye in a lavish ceremony. The couple has a daughter Emma Scarlet. In 2006, Faldo filed for divorce.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 18 July 1957, Nick Faldo is 66 years old as of today’s date 9th December 2023. His height is 1.91 m tall, and his weight is 83 kg.
Nick Faldo started his professional golf career in 1976 when he joined the European Professional Golfers Association and achieved instant success at the European Tour, winning the 1977 and 1978 seasons. He continued his success in the 1980s, winning two consecutive Sun Alliance PGA Championships in England in 1980 and 1981.
In the mid-1980s, Faldo participated in many major championships, including winning the Peugeot Spanish Open. In 1987, he won his first major title at The Open Championship at Muirfield. Faldo got his second major win at the 1989 Masters. The following year, he successfully defended his title against Raymond Floyd. In the 1990 U.S. Open, he ended in third place. He won the Claret Jug trophy in the 1992 Open Championship at Muirfield.
In 1993, Faldo won Carroll’s Irish Open for an unprecedented third time in a row. At the 2002 U.S. Open, he ended in fifth place. Later, his appearances in tournaments became increasingly sporadic.
From 2004 to 2006, he became a broadcaster for ABC Sports’ PGA Tour coverage along with Paul Azinger. In 2006, he joined the CBS network as a lead golf analyst. He has worked as an analyst at many international events such as the PGA Tour, 2007 Open Championship, 2009 Presidents Cup, and others.
Awards & Achievements
Faldo has won many awards and achievements in his illustrious career. He has won the European Tour Order of Merit winner twice (1983 and 1992), and European Tour Golfer of the Year thrice (1989, 1990, 1992). In 1990, he won the PGA Player of the Year.
Faldo was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 1989. He was given the Member of the Order
of the British Empire 1998 and made a Knight Bachelor in the 2009 Birthday Honours for his services to golf. In 1997, Faldo was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. He is also the recipient of the Payne Stewart Award. In 2000, he was ranked 18th in the list of greatest golfers of all time by Golf Digest magazine.
Net Worth & Salary of Nick Faldo in 2023
As of December 2023, Nick Faldo has an estimated net worth of more than $70 million. He has made this huge fortune through his successful career as a professional golfer.
Faldo has won several major championships in his career, including Masters Tournament, PGA Championship, U.S. Open, The Open Championship, and many more. In 1995, he was awarded a cash prize of $160,000 for winning the Telus World Skins Game. His U.S. PGA Tour earnings are alone over $5 million.
Faldo also gets a huge salary working as a lead golf analyst for the BBC network. He also makes money through media appearances, sponsorships, and brand endorsements.
Nick Faldo is considered one of the greatest golfers in the world. He was a top player of his era and is known for his dedication to the game. He is also very active on various social media platforms, including Twitter, where he has more than 300k followers.