Neymar Biography

( 1992 - )
June 7, 2020
First published on:February 5, 2016
by John Max

Facts of Neymar

Date of Birth: 1992, February 5
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: Brazil
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Sign:: aquarius
Birth Name Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior
Birth Place Mogi das Cruzes
Famous Name Neymar
Horoscope Aquarius
Father Neymar Santos Sr.
Mother Nadine Santos
Net Worth $185 million
Salary €26 million
Market Value 180,00 Mill. €
No. of Twitter Followers 106 million
No. of Instagram Followers 41.5 million
Current team Paris Saint-Germain
Nationality Brazilian
Ethnicity White
Profession Footballer
Started career as Footballer
Currently Married N/A
Married to N/A
Divorce N/A
Children Davi Lucca da Silva Santos
Affair with Bruna Marquezine
is-played-fifa-word-cup-2018 Yes
Girlfriend Bruna Marquezine
Squad No 10
Caps 96
World Cup Game Yes

Neymar da Silva Santos Junior celebrated as Neymar Jr., is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for French club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team. Neymar is currently the most expensive player in the world and his move from Barcelona to PSG is recorded as the highest transfer fee in football so far.

The twenty-seven-year-old hunk has a mouth-watering net worth of $185 million and his annual salary is reported to be $53 million. He is yet to get married but has a son named, Davi Lucca da Silva Santos with his ex-girlfriend, Carolina Dantas

Neymar's Net Worth and Salary in 2019

Presently, Neymar has an estimated net worth over $185 million in 2019, including all of his properties and earnings. In August 2017, Neymar inked a five-year contract with PSG worth a total cash outlay of more than $600 million. Of that, $250 million was paid to his previous club Barcelona to free him from his contract there and the remaining $350 million will be paid in salary through his playing contract that lasts until June 2022. 

He is currently receiving a weekly €500,000 which is around  €26 million from his present club.

What are his Endorsement Deals?

He might not have even touched the halfway point in his footballing career but is already among the best-paid and most admired athletes on the planet. In 2016, Forbes estimated Neymar's earnings from endorsements at $21 million annually, the only active footballer earning more money off the pitch than on it along with Messi and Ronaldo.

Neymar's jaw-dropping net worth SOURCE: Instagram

Some of his many sponsorship deals include partnerships with Nike, Gillette, Beats Electronics, Red Bull, Panasonic, Volkswagen, Claro, Unilever, Santander, and many more. His 11-year Nike deal worth $105 million will earn him $9.5 million every year. His total endorsement earnings in a year are reported to be $16 million.

Neymar is also actively involved in various charity games and events. He donates 10% of his total income to his church and also organizes charity matches with the purpose of raising food for the needy families. 

Real Estate Portfolio, Car Collections, Jet, and Yacht

Neymar lives is a luxurious 5-story house in Paris. The rent of the house is reported to be £12,800 a MONTH. He also owns a house in Rio de Janeiro reported to be worth around £6 million. He has a huge collection of cars with a total worth of £1million.

Neymar Car Collection Private yacht Private Jet SOURCE: YouTube

Some of his best cars are Ferrari, Maserati, Audi, R8 Spyder, Porsche, etc. Also, he added, Ferrari 458 Italia costs around £160,000, zippy R8 Spyder which has an estimated price of £120,000, Volkswagen Touareg which starts at £44,000, and Audi RS7 worth £120,000. 

Further, he owns a $4 million Phenom 100 private jet, with registration PT-LBL. In 2016 he purchased a second jet, a Cessna Citation 680 worth $5 million with registration PR-SMK. In 2013, he purchased $4 million Eurocopter EC130B4 with registration PR-BKK. He owns a Ferretti yacht named Nadine.

To know more about Neymar Jr., he can be followed on different social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Wikipedia. Besides, there are different sites that provide a brief bio on him.

Personal Life of Neymar; Who is his Girlfriend?

Moving on to his personal life and affairs, he is not married but is in a relationship with his girlfriend Bruna Marquezine. The couple is dating each other since 2013. They had on and off the relationship and also separated for some time in the middle.

Neymar Jr Girlfriend, Bruna Marquezine SOURCE: YouTube

Neymar and Bruna first met each other at a carnival celebration in Rio de Janeiro in 2012. Neymar's girlfriend is an actress and forged a career as a youngster starring in shows such as Mulheres Apaixonadas (Women in Love) and America.

More about Neymar: FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil Announce 23-man Squad with Neymar as the Team Captain

 At the age of 19, he became a father of a baby boy named Davi Lucca da Silva Santos. He had the child with his former girlfriend though not a spouse, Carolina Dantos.

Neymar's son SOURCE: Instagram

Besides, he also has a long and huge history in terms of his love life. Some of the other names that come along as his possible girlfriends in the past are Barbara Evans, Nicole Bahls, Daniela Carvalho, Carol Abranches, Andressa Suita, Maria Cardi, Roberta Appratti, Carol Belli, and Dani Sperle. Neymar is also very fond of Brazilian modern pop music and has become an icon in promoting it. Neymar stated that he has been inspired by Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Andres Iniesta, Xavi, and Wayne Rooney.

Bio and Early Life of Neymar

Neymar was born as Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior on 5th  February 1992, at Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil. He belongs to a mixed heritage of European and African but he ultimately holds a Brazilian nationality. He was born to Neymar Santos Sr., a former footballer, and Nadine Santos with a sister named Rafaella Beckran.

Neymar was a very talented soccer player since his childhood days. As his father was too in this field which inspired him a lot to choose the same path as his father did. He was provided with scholarships by a private school to develop and continue as a footballer in his future career.

He used to play futsal in the basketball courts and streets in his early days. In 1999, he began to play for the youth side Portuguesa Santista.

Neymar's Professional Career

Soon his talent was acknowledged by Santos Football club. He signed a contract with the club in 2003. However, Neymar made his professional debut in March 2009 with a 2-1 win against Oeste. Later in 2013, he left Santos and joined the Spanish club FC Barcelona. After four years with the club, he further joined PSG on 3 August 2017. He was assigned the number 10 jersey by Javier Pastore as a "welcome gift".

He also started to play in the national team of Brazil in 2009. His playing position in the field is as a forward or a winger and he is also the captain of the national team. He has secured the title of a fifth highest goal scorer for his national team with a total of 96 goals in 60 matches.

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