- Date of Birth
- Age 28 Years Old
- Famous Name Jose Maria Gimenez
- Country Uruguay UY
- Father Jose Enrique Gimenez
- League Name La Liga
- Relationship Status married
- Weekly wage £83,000
- First Name Jose
- Endorsment brands Nike
- No. of Instagram Followers 1 million
- Past Team Danubio
- Market Value €40 Million
- Mother Judith de Vargas
- Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Mar%C3%ADa_Gim%C3%A9nez
- Last Name Vargas
- Birth Name Jose Maria Gimenez de Vargas
- Net Worth $11 million
- 2022 Club Atletico Madrid
- Currently Married Yes
- Current Club Jersey Number 2
- Salary £4,316,000
- Married to Regina Lafolla
- Birth Country Uruguay
- No. of Siblings 1
- First Club Name Danubio
- Instagram https://www.instagram.com/josemariagimenez/
- Famous Name Jose Maria Gimenez
- Children Lautaro Bautista Gimenez Iafolla, Luciano
- Career Earnings
- Horoscope Aquarius
- Position in Team Centre back
- Nationality Uruguayan
- Current team Atletico Madrid
- 2022 National Team Uruguay
- Sponsors Nike
- Profession Football Player
- Started career as Footballer
- Currently Club Atletico Madrid
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.