Costa Rican footballer Bryan Ruiz's Net Worth; Know about his Family and Married Life

Sun Jun,2018
Costa Rican footballer Bryan Ruiz's Net Worth; Know about his Family and Married Life Soccer

The 2016 CONCACAF Player of the Year, Bryan Ruiz is a Costa Rican professional footballer currently playing for Sporting CP. 32-year-old second striker Ruiz currently captains the Costa Rica National Team in the 2018 FIFA World Cup playing alongside the players like Keylor Navas, Joel Campbell, and Celso Borges.


Blessed with a happy married life with wife Carolina Jaikel, Bryan is also blessed with the net worth of $13 million. Curious to know more about Ruiz's salary, net worth, and family? Scroll down.

Net Worth and Salary of Bryan Ruiz

Playing professionally since 2003, Bryna Ruiz has played for 6 clubs so far which include: Alajuelense (2003-2006), Gent (2006-2009), Twente (2009-2011), Fulham (2011-2015), PSV Eindhoven (loan-2014), and his current club Sporting CP.

With his 15 years of playing career, Bryan Ruiz has earned massive fame and the net worth of $13 million as of 2018. Currently, the jersey number 20, Sporting CP attacking midfielder Ruiz earns the annual salary of $2.3 million.

Though, the left-footed footballer has kept the properties and endorsement detail undercover.

CAPTION: Bryan Ruiz, Costa Rica National Team Captain SOURCE: Amorsporting

Ruiz joined Sporting CP signing a 3-year contract signed on July 7, 2015, while his former team Fulham was paid the transfer fee of $1.78 million. Well, his 3-year deal with the current club also included Ruiz's buy-out clause of a whopping £43 million. The contract will expire at the end of 2018 season, though no news of his new contract is out yet.

 His highest market value was reported to be £13.55 million as of January 28, 2013, while his current market value as of June 13, 2018, is reported to be $1.5million.

Previous Salary and Contracts

Commencing his professional career with Liga Deportiva Alajuelense on November 30, 2003, Bryan Ruiz played for the club for 3 seasons before being signed by KAA Gent in the summer of 2006 on a free transfer. 

Though Ruiz signed a million dollars contract with Gent in a four-year deal, he waved off the club in 2009. On July 15, 2009, Bryan Ruiz joined Dutch club FC Twente on a 4-year deal on $6.95 million fees but played for 2 seasons till 2011.

CAPTION: Bryan Ruiz Playing for FC Twente SOURCE:

Bryan Ruiz made his move on a multi-year deal to the Premier League club Fulham on August 31, 2011, reporting a transfer fee of $13.35 million. He became the highest paid athlete in Costa Rica as of 2011 with his annual salary of $1.72 million in the club.

While in contract with Fulham, Ruiz also played on a loan transfer for PSV Eindhoven from January 15, 2014, to June 30, that year. The loan fee was reported to be £900,000. Then at the beginning of 2015 season, Ruiz signed with Sporting CP. 

Bryan Ruiz Family and Married Life

Born as Bryan Jafet Ruiz Gonzalez, the Costa Rican footballer's mother is Rosita Gonzalez. Bryan has 3brothers and a sister: Yendrick Ruiz, Anthony Ruiz Gonzalez, Rolbil Ruiz Gonzalez, and Maria Ruiz Gonzelez. 

Like him, Ruiz's brother Yendrick is also a football player (currently Chiangmai's striker) and the brothers even played together in 2003 alongside Costa Rica in a friendly against the Dominican Republic.

Let's take a look the Ruiz brothers.

Besides being a footballer, Bryan is also a lovely husband of his longtime girlfriend Carolina Jaikel. The couple got engaged on May 26, 2013, and it was a year later, the lovers got married.

The wedding took place at the Intercontinental Hotel in Costa Rica on May 24, 2014, just a month before making his 2nd FIFA World Cup appearance.

The couple is the parents of their 2 sons: Benjamin Ruiz Jaikel (born in 2016) and Mathias Ruiz

Lots of love to his happy family.

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