Paulo Bento

by Muna 10 Nov,2022
Paulo Bento
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 9 Inch
Weight in KG 74 kg
Weight 74
Personal Info
  • Father Unknown
  • Relationship Status married
  • Weekly wage -
  • First Name Paulo
  • No. of Instagram Followers 47.8K
  • Past Team Chongqing Lifan
  • Market Value
  • Mother Unknown
  • Engaged Person Name
  • Last Name Bento
  • Birth Name Paulo Jorge Gomes Bento
  • Net Worth $1 million.
  • 2022 Club
  • Currently Married Teresa Bento
  • Siblings unknown
  • Salary €1.38 million
  • Married to Teresa Bento
  • No. of Siblings 2
  • First Club Name Académico Alvalade
  • Past married if any No
  • Instagram
  • Famous Name Paulo Bento
  • Children Sofia and Marta
  • Divorce No
  • Contract 1982–1987
  • Wife profession
  • Horoscope Gemini
  • Position in Team
  • Wife nationality Portuguese
  • First Club Join Date 1982
  • Nationality Portuguese
  • Current team South Korea national team
  • 2022 National Team
  • Contract ending date
  • Profession Soccer Player
  • Is played fifa word cup 2018 Not/No
  • Famous for Coached
  • Started career as Defensive midfielder
  • Currently Club South Korea national team
  • Rank 22

A former footballer from Portugal, Paulo Bento currently serves as the South Korea national team manager. During his professional playing career, Bento played as a defensive midfielder. He played for multiple clubs, including Oviedo and Sporting CP.

Apart from that, he is also a manager who has been a part of many teams. His coaching career began with the junior team of Sporting CP. Since 2018, he has been managing the South Korean team. Besides, he is a married man and has a loving wife.

Short Details On Paulo Bento's Career

Bento began his football career began with Futebol Benfica in 1988. After that, he played with Estrela Amadora, Vitoria Guimaraes, and Benfica. From 1996 to 2000, he played with Oviedo. From 2000 to 2004, Bento made 92 appearances for Sporting CP and scored two goals.

Paulo Paulo Bento with his team SOURCE: Instagram

He retired in 2004 and began his coaching career with Sporting's youth team. He managed the youth team until 2005, and until 2009, he served in the same club. On September 20, 2010, Bento was appointed as the coach of Portugal, and his first match was with Denmark. 

He served with the Portuguese team until 2014. And in 2016, he also managed Cruzeiro. From 2016 to 2017, Bento managed Olympiacos. On December 11, 2017, he was appointed manager at Chongqing Dangdai Lifan FC. Since August 17, 2018, he has been serving as the South Korea national team manager. Not to mention, Bento won the title of CNID Breakthrough Coach (2005-2006).

Who Is Paulo Bento's Wife?

According to online sources, Bento is married and has a wife named Teresa Bento. The duo married on June 6, 1992. Since that day, they have been with each other and supporting each other. Bento is a private guy like Gregg Berhalter who does not like to share details of his love life openly.

Moreover, the Bento couple has already started a family of their own. They are blessed with shares two beautiful daughters named Sofia and Marta. Sofia reportedly runs a small menagerie at her home. On the other hand, Marta graduated from New York University (NYU) with a master's degree.

Career Earnings & Net Worth Explored

Bento currently makes money from being a football coach. In South Korea, a football coach has an average salary of ₩26,954,966 or an equivalent hourly rate of ₩12,959. So, Bento may earn in the same range. He has also worked with other clubs that might have helped him make more profit.

Paulo Paulo Bento with his fan SOURCE: Instagram

Furthermore, he is also a former footballer and has played for many teams. He played for Real Oviedo, and when he signed a deal with the team, he received €1.38 million. So, we can speculate his net worth to be around $1 million.

We cannot share information about his actual net worth at the time of this post. 

A Look at His Family Background

Bento was born Paulo Jorge Gomes Bento on June 20, 1969, in Lisbon, Portugal. So, he holds Portuguese nationality. Bento comes from a superior family, but the details regarding his parents remain unknown as the football coach has always kept the details confidential.

Regarding his physical appearance, Bento has an average height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.74 m). 

Fernando Santos is also a manager. 

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