CR7, as he is popularly called is ranked No. 4 among the richest sports men and women in the world beating rival, Lionel Messi who managed to earn $104 million this year.
The 35 year-old maverick is the third to clinch the spot as an athlete still in action and the first in a team sport.
Ronaldo’s fortune was boosted by the arrays of his most his businesses such as his CR7 brand, hotel chain and a museum in his country home.
The duo of Ronaldo and Messi have won 10 Ballon d’Or trophies consecutively from 2008 to 2018.