Jose Gimenez

Charleen 14 Sep,2017

Facts of Jose Gimenez

Full Name
Jose Maria Gimenez de Vargas
Last Name
Birth Name
Jose Maria Gimenez de Vargas
First Name
Famous Name
Jose Maria Gimenez
Married to
Regina Lafolla
Currently Married
Relationship Status
Jose Enrique Gimenez
Judith de Vargas
Lautaro Bautista Gimenez Iafolla, Luciano
No. of Siblings
No. of Instagram Followers
1 million


Centre back

2022 Club : Atletico Madrid Past Team : Danubio Market Value : €40 Million First Club Name : Danubio Position in Team : Centre back Current Club Jersey Number : 2

Football Player

2022 Club
Atletico Madrid
Past Team
Market Value
€40 Million
First Club Name
Position in Team
Centre back
Current Club Jersey Number

Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$11 million
Football Player
Weekly wage
Currently Club
Atletico Madrid
Endorsment brands
Started career as


Married to
Regina Lafolla
Currently Married
Relationship Status

Jose Maria Gimenez de Vargas, famously known as Jose Gimenez, is an Uruguayan professional footballer who currently performs as a central defender for Atletico Madrid and Uruguay national team. He started his senior career with the Uruguayan side Danubio in 2013.

Since making his senior team debut in 2013, Gimenez has been a part of many national and international games. Currently, Gimenez wears jersey number 2 in his current team.

Net Worth & Salary In Detail

This Uruguayan footballer, Gimenez, is one of the sparkling stars of the football world. He is one of those players who become famous in a brief period. So, having been active in this sport for a long time, Gimenez has preserved a vast fortune, and his net worth is reported to be $11 million.

JoseJose Gimenez promoting Nike  SOURCE: Instagram @josemariagimenez

Currently, Gimenez earns £83,000 a week and £4,316,000 a year. His 2021 season salary was £82,000 a week and £4,264,000 a year. In the same way, Gimenez took £88,000 per week and £4,576,000 per year in 2020. Before joining his current team, he was a part of the Danubio FC.

Moreover, Gimenez's market value is €40 million, but it is not the highest value. His highest value was €70 million, which was recorded on February 28, 2019. Working with Nike, Gimenez may make more profit. 

Personal Life: Gimenez Is Married To His Wife

Gimenez, who attracted millions of spectators with an outstanding performance, is not married. He has a wife, Regina Lafolla. The loving couple has known each other since childhood, and after dating for some years, they walked down the wedding aisle in 2019. The lovely couple shares two children. They welcomed their first child, Lautaro Bautista Gimenez Lafolla, in December 2013. Later, the family increased when their second child Luciano was born. 

JoseJose Gimenez has two kids  SOURCE: Instagram @josemariagimenez

Currently, the lovely couple happily resides in Spain. He is a huge dog lover, and their family seems incomplete without their dog; the couple owns a baby bug. Like every supportive wife, who likes to see her husband succeed, Gimenez's wife Regina also greatly supports him. She manages to be present in several games her husband plays.

Gimenez is equally successful in his personal as well as in his professional life. He has a height of 6 ft 1 inch, around 1.85m. He has a balanced weight of 137 lbs.

Early Life & Youth Career

Gimenez was born on January 20, 1995, in Toledo, Uruguay. He holds the citizenship of Uruguay, and by ethnicity, he is Uruguayan. Born with great wisdom and talent, his star sign is Aquarius.

Gimenez started his career with Toledo Junior, where he played for one year.

Club Career

Jose Gimenez joined Danubio F.C. and made his first senior appearance on November 17, 2012, against the River Plate. He played with the side from 2012 to 2013.

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JoseJose Gimenez in one of his professional games  SOURCE: Instagram @josemariagimenez

Gimenez then joined the Spanish club Atletico Madrid in 2013, agreeing to a contract of $10.77 million. He played his debut game in the Primera Division of La Liga, starting in a 4-2 home win against UD Almeria.

Gimenez netted his first goal on December 6, 2014, for the club in a 2-0 win against Elche CF. He has appeared in more than 180 games for the club.

International Career

Gimenez represented team Uruguay at the U20 level from 2013 to 2014. He made his debut for Uruguay's senior side in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier match against Colombia.

Jose Jose Gimenez representing Uruguay  SOURCE: Instagram @josemariagimenez

He was also named in Uruguay's squad for the 2014 World Cup finals. His first international goal was against South Korea in a 1-0 friendly that he netted in September 2014. He and midfielder Gaston Ramirez are teammates on the Uruguayan national team. Also, he is one of the footballers who played in the FIFA World Cup 2022.


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