Ian James Poulter is nicknamed ‘The Postman’ because he is said to always deliver at the Ryder Cup. He is an English professional golf player. Ian Poulter was born in Hitchin, Hertfordshire but later his family moved to Stevenage and that is where he was raised.
Ian Poulter Biography and Net Worth
|Net worth||$60 M|
|Full Name||Ian James Poulter|
|Birth Date||January 10, 1976|
|Birthplace||Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England|
Ian Poulter Career
Poulter started playing at the young age of four. He started his professional career in 1996. He secured his first win in the year 1999, by winning at the Open de Vote d’Ivoire. During his first season, Poulter won the Italian Open title and he was named Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the year in 2000. He joined European Tour in 2000 and PGA tour in 2005. In 2008, Poulter was a runner up at the Open Championship. He finished 7th in the Masters Tournament in 2012 and was also placed 3rd in the PGA championship same year.
Poulter has a superb record in Ryder Cup tournament. He claimed 15 points over the six events he played. He has lost just six of the 22 matches he played in the cup and is still undefeated in the singles. In 2012 Ryder Cup, Poulter won all four of his matches earning Europe a famous comeback in the competition.
He has also been in top 10 on the Order of Merit many times. In 2013, he was placed second on the order of Merit, achieving his highest placing on the order. Poulter won his first tournament in U.S. in 2010. This win placed him 5th in the world golf ranking. Poulter has a total of 17 professional wins in his career including three PGA tour victories and twelve on the European tour.
Poulter is also well known in golfing due to his eccentric dressing sense. Poulter has also stirred some controversy including posting anti-Semitic comments on social media. Poulter is also a car collector and has collected many expensive cars over the years including 14 Ferraris, F40, F50, an Enzo, and 1962 California Spider. His car collection is worth about 25 million dollars. The cars are at the motor museum he created at his house in Lake Nona.
Ian Poulter Wife
Ian Poulter is married to Katie Poulter and the couple has four children. The couple currently resides in Lake Nona Golf and Country Club in Florida. They also have a home in Milon Keynes, Buckinghamshire.
Ian Poulter Net worth
Ian Poulter has an estimated net worth of 60 million dollars. He also owns cars worth 25 million dollars. He is placed 53rd in the PGA tour all-time money list. He is eight on the European tour all-time money list.
He also has various endorsements and brand deals right now. Included in these brands are coolsculpting, IJP Design, Aurae lifestyle, Titleist, Nikon, EA sports, MasterCard, Fathead, Oakley, Audamars, Piguet, Marquis Jet, and DP world.
Ian Poulter Height and Weight
|Hair colour||Dark Brown|