Milton Pouha Finau popularly known as Tony Finau is a professional golfer. He is one of the most consistent players on the PGA Tour regularly getting into the top-10 of the leader board since he won his first PGA tour in 2016. As of 2020, Tony Finau’s net worth is estimated to be $12 million.
Tony Finau is a PGA Tour professional golfer with a net worth of $12 million today.
Date of Birth
September 14, 1989
30 years old
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
Source of Wealth
Tony Finau Early Life and Family
Tony Finau was born on 14th September 1989 in Salt Lake City Utah. His father Kelepi Finau and his mother Ravena Finau had seven children including Tony. His father was an immigrant from Tonga. He is married to Alayna Finau and they have four children together.
Tony and his elder brother Gripper had an interest in Golf and started playing when they were still young. Their parents were very supportive despite the financial challenges they had at the time. Finau is a cousin to Jabari Parker, an NBA Player currently playing for Sacramental Kings.
Tony Finau Career
He is now ranked ninth in the Official World Golf Ranking. Tony has also been a professional golfer for almost a decade, beginning in 2007.
Tony Finau now has a net worth of $12 million. He appears to have a career earnings of $22,875,893 and a prize money of $2,541,766 each year.
Finau reportedly earned $3,222,524 this year, 2021. His highest year in terms of prize money was the 2017-18 season, when he earned $5,620,138.
Tony started his career at the age of 17 when he was enrolled at West High School. He dropped out of college to pursue golf as a profession. Tony had been given a basketball scholarship but he turned it down preferring to concentrate on golf instead. He played on mini-tours including gateway, NGA Hooters, and National Pro-tour. He also competed with his brother Gripper on Golf Channel’s the big Break-in 2009. Later he played on PGA tour Canada in 2013 where he made seven cuts in eight starts. He won his first title in August 2014 at Stonebrae classic.
Finau won his maiden title on the PGA tour at the Puerto Rico Open in March 2016. He also won in a sudden-death playoff over Steve Marino with a birdie on the third extra hole. This placed him in the top 25 in the FedEx Cup standings. He chose not to defend his Puerto Rico title in 2017 and instead tried his luck at the 2017 WGC-Dell technologies Matchplay. He came two players short of entering the field.
Finau completed the 2018 PGA Tour season ranked 6th in the FedEx cup earning $5.6 million in the 2017-2018 season with 11 top-ten finishes. He finished second at the Safeway Open and the northern trust. This earned him a lot of respect and praise from his counterparts and stakeholders as well.
Tony Finau Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Finau is massively tall. He stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 m tall and weighs around 91 kg or 200 pounds. His chest size, arms size, and waist size are 40 inches, 13.5 inches, and 36 inches respectively. Meanwhile, his hair color and eye color are both dark brown.
Tony Finau’s Wife- Alayna Finau
Tony is married to Alayna Galea’i-Finau. They are both members of The Church of Jesus Christ pf Latter-day Saints.
Tony and Alayna together have four children named Jraice, Leilene Aiaga, Tony, and Sage. Not much is known on Tony’s wife Alayna regarding her career and personal life.
Tony Finau’s Legal Action
Molonai Hola, a Salt City Lake businessman, filed a $16 million lawsuit against Tony Finau in September 2020. Tony Finau, his brother Gipper, his father Gary, his manager Chris Armstrong, and Wasserman Media Group were all named in the action.
For example, according to his claim, their first meeting was in 2006, and Hola initially assisted them financially.
According to the lawsuit, Hola supported the family with Finau’s golf-related expenses.
Hola had spent almost $600,000 on Finau’s golf bills, and their agreement required them to pay Hola 20% (20%) of Tony’s and Gipper’s earnings throughout their careers.
Later, he contacted Finau with the deal he was first expected to make with Wasserman Media Group. However, the Finau family eventually ceased returning phone calls.
Tony Finau Net Worth
Having started his career early in life and being good at it has earned Finau a huge net worth. His net worth is estimated to be above $10 million by 2020. His GPA tour has earned him $12 million. He also earned $5.6 Million in the Genesis open which he finished second.