Besides his massive salary at Paris Saint-Germain, soccer superstar Lionel Messi earns a significant amount of money from his off-field activities, including luxury hotel chains in various parts of the world.

Widely regarded as the best football player of all time, Messi has a diverse range of business interests. As a football legend, he has conquered the entire football world, and as a serial entrepreneur, he continues to capitalize on his popularity with future business ventures.

Let’s take a look at Messi’s extensive business empire outside of football to see how successful he has been.

According to Marca, Messi has invested in a global luxury boutique hotel chain called MiM in partnership with Majestic Hotel Group since 2017. The soccer superstar has transformed iconic riverside properties into luxury accommodations. Messi’s hotel chain is worth millions of dollars and offers water sports, golf, polo, and luxury yacht rentals.

For example, a $26 million 4-star hotel in Barcelona has 77 rooms with panoramic ocean views, with fees up to $144 per night. There are also other million-dollar hotels in Spain, Sitges, Ibiza, Mallorca, Baqueira, and Andorra.

Sports Bible reported that Messi opened an exclusive fashion and merchandise store called The Messi Store in 2019 with Tommy Hilfiger’s sister Ginny. The e-commerce store provides apparel, sportswear, men’s and women’s clothing, and also has limited editions with Messi’s exclusive signature. Messi models himself and promotes his brand on social networks. At the same time, Richard JamesSavile Row‘s personal tailor, has also collaborated with Messi Store to create a high-end veston collection.

In addition, the legendary footballer is set to create his football academy in the Catalan village of Garraf, Culemania. The Messi Foundation is working to create a 20,000 square meter football training academy, complete with two football fields, changing rooms, parking areas, and accommodation.

The superstar Messi has also founded an exclusive top wine collection called L10 wines, featuring wines with intense fruit aromas. This quintessential wine collection is curated and produced in partnership with the Messi Foundation, and part of the proceeds is used to fund the education and health of disadvantaged children.

Moreover, Messi has signed a valuable contract with luxury watch brand Jacob & Co., and Adidas has chosen the legendary soccer player as the face of their brand. In 2015, Messi became the first footballer to release an Adidas sub-brand, in an exclusive, luxury collaboration – Adidas Messi.

Currently, Lionel Messi is still enjoying a huge salary playing for the rich French club Paris Saint-Germain and collaborating with A-class brands. His valuable business projects are still continuing to increase his net worth, estimated at up to $600 million.

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