Jurgen Klinsmann Biography

Published on : 13 May, 2017

Facts of Jurgen Klinsmann

Birth Name Jurgen Klinsmann
Father Siegfried Klinsmann (died 2005)
Mother Martha
Nationality West German, German
Ethnicity white
Birth Place/City Göppingen, Germany
Salary $2.5 million
Net Worth $16 million
Married Yes
Married to Debbie Chin (m. 1995)
Children Jonathan Klinsmann, Laila Klinsmann
Date of Birth: 1964 July 30
Age: 52 years old
Birth Nation: Germany
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Sign:: cancer


Jurgen Klinsmann is a German football manager and former player and most recently the head coach of the United States men’s national soccer team. As a player, he showed his talent for several prominent clubs in Europe and was the part of the West German team that won the 1990 World Cup.

Early Life & Childhood

Jurgen Klinsmann is a personality of German nationality. He was born on 30 July 1964, in Goppingen, West Germany. When Jurgen was a child, his family shifted to Stuttgart and still living there. He is the fourth son of Siegfried Klinsmann (his father), and Martha (his mother). He has shown early interest in the game of soccer and joined the club in Gingen a der Fils, at the age of eight.

Professional Career

Jurge Klinsmann professional career started in 1981, whereby he played for Stuttgarter Kickers. Throughout his career, he played as a striker for the highly prominent teams that include VfB Stuttgart, Inter Milan, AS Monaco, Tottenham Hotspur, Bayern Munich, and Orange County Blue Star.

Jurgen Klinsmann participated and performed for the German national squad in 1988 Summer Olympics, 1988, 1992, and 1996, European Championships, as well as FIFA World Cup 1990, 1994, and 1998.

Jurgen Klinsmann coaching career started in 2004. He appointed as the new head coach of the German national team. In July 2008, he was selected as the coach of the Bayern Munich team where he worked until 2010. On 29 July 2011, he was named the head coach of United States men’s national soccer team. As a coach, he associated with US national soccer team for five years. Numerous awards have honored him that includes 2006 German Football Manager of the Year, 2013 CONCACAF Coach of the Year, and 2015 German Football Ambassador of the Year. 

Personal Life of Jurgen Klinsmann

Jurgen Klinsmann married to former American model Debbie Chin in 1995. Currently, the couple lives in Huntington Beach in California with their two children, Jonathan and Laila. His family operates a bakery in Stuttgart’s Botnang district. Aside from the German language; Jurgen Klinsmann fluent in English, Italian, and French. He is a certified helicopter pilot.

Jurgen Klinsmann has reached the age of 52 now. Despite in the fifties, he manages to look young and handsome. He has a perfect height of 5 feet and 11, which is around 1.81m. His ethnicity is white. His star sign is Cancer.

Charities & Social Work

Jurgen Klinsmann and some of his friends established a foundation named “Agapedia” in 1995. This organization works for the betterment of children. Moreover, he also donated more than $1 million to different children charities organizations. 

Salary & Net Worth

Jurgen Klinsmann is an inspiration for upcoming generations. He is one of the highest paid coaches. His annual salary is $2.5 million. He has a net worth of $16 million. He is available on social networking sites, which includes Twitter and Instagram. 

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