Kevin De Bruyne

by Binor 27 Dec,2017
Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne is a Belgian professional football player who currently plays as a midfielder for English club Manchester City and the Belgian National Team. He is often called an advanced playmaker due to his technique, wide range of passing, and long-range shooting skills.

The 26 Years old professional has played for clubs like Genk, Chelsea, Werder Bremen, VfL Wolfsburg, Manchester city. As of 2017, he is receiving an annual salary of $6 million from his present club which has boosted his net worth.

Early Life of De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne was born on 28 June 1991, to Belgian parents, Anna De Bruyne and Herwig De Bruyne. He was born and raised in Drongen, Ghent, Belgium, along with his sister Stefanie De Bruyne. Talking about his nationality, he is a Belgian citizen.

Club Career


De Bruyne began his professional career in 2008, joining the Belgian professional club Genk. He made his official debut for the club on 9 May 2009, in a match against Charleroi. His debut goal for the club came on 7 February 2010, against Standard Liège. He helped the club to win their third ever title in the 2010–11 season. His four successive seasons with the club ended with a total of 97 appearances and 16 goals.


He further joined the English club Chelsea on 31 January 2012, signing to a five-and-half years contract with the club. He made his debut for Chelsea in a friendly match against Seattle Sounders FC in a 4–2 win. After playing 3 games for the club he was loaned to Werder Bremen on 2 August 2012. He scored his first goal for Bremen on 15 September 2012 against Hannover 96. He was further sold to VfL Wolfsburg.

VFL Wolfsburg

He joined Wolfsburg on 18 January 2014, and made his debut against Hannover 96, on 25 January 2014. He scored his first goal for Wolfsburg in 3–1 away win against Hamburger SV. His only season with the club ended up with a total of 51 appearances and 13 goals.

Manchester City

He again signed with the premier league club Manchester City on 30 August 2015, signing to a six-year contract with the club. He made his club debut against Crystal Palace, replacing Sergio Aguero in the 25th minutes. He still plays for the club along with his midfield partner Silva and Yaya Toure.

International career

Kevin De Bruyne has represented his national side Belgium in several tournaments at both junior and senior levels. He made his senior international debut on 11 August 2010 in a friendly match against Finland. He has won 58 caps for his national side scoring 13 goals. He is a good friend of his teammates as Origi, Lukaku, and Hazard.

De Bruyne's Personal Life

Kevin De Bruyne is a married man. He is married to his loving girlfriend Michele Lacroix. The couple is together since last year after De Bruyne proposed her beneath Paris’s Eiffel Tower in December last year.

The couple tied their knot on 24 July 2017, among their family and friends in his hometown Belgium. The couple often makes their public appearances together attending several functions and parties.

Net Worth and Endorsements of Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne has an estimated net worth of $9 million in 2018, including all of his properties and earnings. He is currently receiving an annual salary of £6 million from his present club which has boosted his net worth in 2018. His weekly wage is around £200,000 at current.

He is currently linked to many endorsing brands or companies. He signed a contract with Orange and was the face of “Orange Sponsors You” and ahead of Euro 2016. He endorses Nike and wears the shoes Nike Magista Obra designed by it during his game.

His recent market value is recorded to be $78 million. As for riding, he mostly prefers a BMW. Besides, he has 3 cars of Mercedes including Mercedes G-Wagon, Nissan, Volkswagen etc. 

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