Jose Mourinho

Catherine 17 Nov,2016

Facts of Jose Mourinho

Birth Name
José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix,
Famous Name
José Mourinho
Married to
Matilde Faria (1989)
Currently Married
José Manuel Mourinho Félix
Maria Júlia Carrajola dos Santos
Matilde Mourinho,Jose Mario Mourinho Jr


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$22 million


Married to
Matilde Faria (1989)
Currently Married

Also popular as 'the special one', Jose Mourinho is a former football player and Portuguese professional football manager currently working with the Premier League club Manchester United. He has also worked with other popular European clubs like Real Madrid, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Porto FC previously.


Throughout his career, he has earned a huge sum of money. His estimated net worth is $50 million and has $27 million as his yearly salary. He is happily married to his wife Matilde "Tami" Faria. Together they have two children. 

Jose Mourinho's Early Life

Mourinho was born as Jose Mario dos Santos Mourinho Felix in Setubal, Portugal on 26 January 1963. He carries a Portuguese nationality. His star sign is Aquarius. 

Jose Mourinho was born in a middle-class family. He was born to Felix Mourinho. His father was also a professional soccer player. He played for the Os Belenenses and Vitoria de Setubal. His mother was a primary school. From his early age, he has shown a keen interest in football. He has followed the footsteps of his father and at present, he is one of the best names in the world of football. 

He received his degree in sports science from the Technical University of Lisbon. 

Jose Mourinho's Professional Life

As a player, he started his career with Rio Ave in 1980. Later on, he played for Belenenses, Sesimbra and Comercio e Industria. His playing position is a central midfielder.

Mourinho started his managerial career with Porto. He worked as an assistant manager with Porto. In 2000, he was appointed as a manager of Benfica. From 2004 to 2007, he served as a manager of Chelsea.

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Mourinho then moved to Inter and was a key man as Milan won the Champions League defeating Barcelona. He left Inter and joined Real Madrid. He also signed some star players like Angel Di Maria, Sami Khedira, Mesut Ozil etc.

During his spell, he made Madrid the European Champions and also went on to win the La Liga. He briefly worked with Chelsea after leaving Real. 

On 27 May 2016, he agreed to a three-year contract with the Manchester’s United. Currently, he serves as the manager of Manchester United's. Jose Mourinho is regarded as one of the best managers in the whole wide world. Until now, he has managed more than 9 football teams. 

Jose Mourinho's Personal Life 

Jose Mourinho is happily married to his wife Matilde "Tami" Faria. He first met his wife in Setubal Portugal. After their first meeting they had fallen in love. Her wife was born in Angola. After dating each other, they tied a knot in 1989. Since getting married to each other, they are living happily now. Besides this, there are no rumors of Mourinho's other dating affair with anyone. 

Their first child as a daughter Matilde was born in 1996. Jose Mario, Jr. is his second child. He is a soccer player of CD Canilla Infantil B team. Jose Mourinho has been a perfect husband until now and also a great father. 

Jose Mourinho is one of the versatile, disciplined and excellent managers ever. He has a great personality figure. Despite fifty-five years of his age, he looks young and handsome. He has a height of 5 feet and 9 inches. His body weight is 163lb.

Jose Mourinho's Net Worth

He is earning a praiseworthy salary. His estimated net worth is $50 million and his salary is £250,000-a-week from Manchester. He was the highest paid manager while working for Real Madrid in 2012. His salary during that time was 14.8 million euros per year while the second and best-paid coaches were Carlo Ancelotti and Pep Guardiola respectively.

Moreover, he also has been a part of many charity works. He is also featured in the European advertisement campaigns such a: Samsung, American Express, Braun, Jaguar, and Adidas. 


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