Tom Daley’s eye-watering net worth and salary

National treasure and Olympic diver, Tom Daley has done it again at this year’s Olympics – this time taking home gold in the men’s 10m synchronized alongside diving partner, Matty Lee.

This is the 27-year-olds first gold medal won at the Olympics, marking a moment of huge achievement for the British diver who’s been diving for 20 years.

The diving duo competed in the first week of the Olympics, on July 26 beating Cao Yuan and Chen Aisen who were last to dive – this was Matty Lee’s first time at the Olympics.

Speaking to BBC Sport after winning gold, Tom said "I still can't honestly believe what is happening.

”That moment, being about to be announced as Olympic champions, I was gone. I was blubbering.”

This is Tom’s fourth Olympic games.

He started his Olympic career when he was just 14-years-old – competing in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, where he was the youngest British competitor.

  • Tom Daley in tears on podium after diver secures Olympics gold with Matty Lee

Two years later he was back at the 2012 London Olympics, where he won bronze in the 10m individual dive.

Now at his fourth Olympic’s, Tom has brought home a gold medal, reaching the top of the podium and becoming an Olympic champion for the first time in his diving career.

What is Tom's Daley's net worth?

The diver from Devon is estimated to be worth around £3 million.

These royalties come from his diving career, appearances on TV, and his YouTube channel.

Tom posts clips of his baking and diving – alongside family vlogs which feature his husband, Dustin Lance Black, and three-year-old son, Robbie Ray.

With over 1 million subscribers, the Olympic diver has become something of a Youtube sensation since he first started posting in 2010.

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After the 2012 London Olympics, Tom was approached by ITV to appear in their new diving show, Splash!

Making his debut in the show in 2013, Tom became a mentor to the celebrities taking part, teaching them to dive, one included Towie star, Gemma Collins.

How much do you win for an Olympic medal?

The money that Olympians make from winning a medal at the Olympics varies around the world, with Singapore athletes estimated to earn up to $1 million for bringing home gold.

Great Britain has a slightly different system in place – unseated GB athletes do not get a sum of money for winning a medal.

Instead, GB Olympians receive funding and training all year round which can tally up from £37,000 to £57,000 to put towards their sport.

Other countries such as Norway and Sweden also offer a similar system to GB, instead of receiving money directly from a medal win. This system is based on the athlete's performance over an eight-year period.

Investment decisions take into account the number of medals an athlete wins.

It has been estimated that a gold medal can secure an Olympian with up to £35,000 in training.

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