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Ignacio Figueras was born on the 4th March 1977, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is a polo player as well as a model. As Nacho Figueras, he is internationally recognized as one of the cover faces of Ralph Lauren Polo and Ralph Lauren Black Label brands as well as one of the World’s Top 100 polo players.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth “the David Beckham of Polo” has accumulated so far? How rich Nacho Figueras is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Nacho Figueras’ net worth, as of early 2017, exceeds the sum of $30 million and includes a horse breeding farm with over 500 steeds, which are worth over $300,000. His wealth has been acquired through his professional polo career which has been active since 1994, as well as through his modeling career which now spans almost 18 years.
Nacho Figueras Net Worth $30 million
Nacho was born and raised in the Veinticinco de Mayo province of Buenos Aires. His interest in polo dates back to the early age at nine when he played it for the first time in his life. After competing as an amateur for several years, in 1994, at the age of 17, Nacho turned pro. During the next several years, he played for several clubs in Argentina as well as Europe before going to the states in 1999 where he began playing for White Birch in Bridgehampton, New York. All these ventures provided the basis for Nacho Figueras’ nowadays quite impressive net worth.
Nacho later joined The Black Watch Polo team for which he performs to this day. As the team’s captain, Nacho led his teammates to accomplish several major achievements such as 2004 US Gold Cup and 2005 CV Whitney Cup runner-ups as well as 2004 Mercedes Polo Challenge and 2007 Hall of Fame Cup champions. Nacho also led Black Watch in the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games. Currently, Figueras is not only the team’s captain but the co-owner as well. It is certain that all these accomplishments have helped Nacho Figueras to add a significant sum to his net worth.
Nacho’s modeling career begun after he was introduced to fashion photographer Bruce Weber, and Kelly Klein, a former wife of the legendary Calvin Klein; he debuted in the fashion industry in 2000 as Ralph Lauren’s model. In 2005, Nacho became one of the public faces for the Ralph Lauren Black Label, while in 2009 he began the brand’s main model for Polo Blue, Polo Black and Polo Modern Reserve fragrances from the World of Polo fragrance line. In 2009, Vanity Fair named Nacho as the second most handsome man in the world which certainly helped him in his modeling career. All these engagements have helped Nacho Figueras to raise the popularity of polo worldwide as well as his own fame and, of course, wealth.
Nacho’s contribution and devotion to both polo and modeling has provided a lucrative collaboration between his Black Watch and Ralph Lauren, as RL is their official sponsor. Figueras’ signature Ralph Lauren “#2” polo shirt had became a brand worth billions of dollars, massively increasing his net worth.
Apart from polo and modeling, Nacho Figueras has released “The Polo Season”, a romantic fiction trilogy containing “High Season”, “Wild One” and “Ride Free” and ghostwritten by Jessica Whitman.
When it comes to his personal life, Nacho Figueras has been married since 2004 to former model and photographer Delfina Blaquier, with whom he has four children.
Besides all those already mentioned above, Figueras is actively involved in several charities including Work To Ride and Sentebale, founded by Prince Harry with whom Nacho is a close friend.