Pepe Biography

( 1983 - )
March 18, 2019
First published on:April 12, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Pepe

Date of Birth: 1983, February 26
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: Brazil
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Name Kepler Laveran de Lima Ferreira
Birth Place Maceio, Brazil
Famous Name Pepe
Father Anael Feitosa Ferreira
Mother Rosilene de Lima Ferreira
Net Worth Above $ 8 million
Salary $1 Million
Nationality Brazilian
Currently Working For Porto
Currently Married Yes
Married to Ana Sofia Moreira
Children 2 daughters
Boyfriend No
Tatto(s) Unknown

Kepler Laveran de Lima Ferreira famously known as Pepe is a Brazilain born Portuguese professional football player who plays as a central defender for Portugal national team and FC Porto. Besides playing for several football clubs, he has played for Spanish La Liga club, Real Madrid CF, Besiktas J.K., and Marítimo.


He made his international debut for Portugal in 2007 and represented Portugal at UEFA Euro 2008 and 2012. As well as the  FIFA Confederations Cup 2017.

Pepe was the part of successful Portuguese squad that won the UEFA Euro 2016 in France.

Pepe’s Net worth and Salary

As of 2019, Pepe's net worth is estimated over $8 million. Currently, signed to Porto, his annual salary from the club is reported over $1 million.

In 2018, with Besiktas, his annual salary was around 4 million with a weekly salary of  80,000. 

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Pontapé de saída Dia de Clássico FC Porto-Benfica 20h30 . #Pepe33 #P3PE #LigaNos #FCPorto #Umbro

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Similarly, while playing for Real Madrid, his weekly wage in 2016 was reported to be £110,000 and was paid around £120,000 in 2014 while the highest earning player was Cristiano Ronaldo. Playing for top European football clubs like Porto and Real Madrid, he has collected the jaw-dropping net worth. 

At the present time, his market value is recorded at €1.5 million.

Pepe has a huge collection of cars. Some of the cars owned by him are Audi SQ7, Audi S8, and many more. The cost of his Audi sQ7 is worth more than $150,000.

Pepe’s Personal Life

Currently 35, he stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs around 81 kg.

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Regarding his relationship status, Pepe is a married man. He tied the knot with his girlfriend, Ana Sofia Moreira. 

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About LOVE #NoBadDays #P3PE #MakingMemories

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Together with his wife, the footballer is blessed with two daughters named Angeli Sofi Moreira Ferreira and Emily Moreira Ferreira. Their first daughter Ana was born on  August 27th of 2012 before their marriage.

His spouse, Ana studied medicine in Porto, Portugal and is a  qualified medical doctor. They have been together since February 14, 2006.

Pepe’s Bio and Early Life

Pepe holds both Brazilian and Portuguese nationality. He was born on February 26, 1983, to mother, Rosilene de Lima Ferreira, and father, Anael Feitosa Ferreira. Pepe was born in Maceio, Brazil and spent most of his childhood in Brazil.

He started his playing career with Brazilian club, Corinthians Alagoano in 1995.

Pepe’s Professional Career

He made his debut with the reserve side of Portuguese club, CS Maritimo in 2001 at the age 18.

After making 14 appearances and scoring one goal for CS Maritimo, he made his senior debut for the main side of Maritimo in 2002.

Pepe then signed with top Portuguese Primeira Liga club, FC Porto in 2004 for a reported transfer fee for 1 million and played under defenders like Pedro Emanuel as well as Ricardo Costa.

He was the important player in Porto line up as the team went on to win Primeira Liga in 2005/06 and 2006/07.

Following his impressive performances, he signed a five-year contract with Spanish La Liga giant, Real Madrid CF for an estimated transfer fee worth € 30 million in July 2007. He formed a strong defensive lineup with Sergio Ramos and Marcelo.

He was the part of successful Real Madrid side that won UEFA Champions League in 2013/14,2015/16 and 2016/17.

Pepe played 2017-18 for the Turkish football club, Besiktas, with whom he signed a two-year contract that would see him earn € 9.5 million with added bonus fee of € 4,000 per match.

Furthermore, Pepe returned to Porto after over a decade, signing a 2?1⁄2-year contract, on 8 January 2019.

Pepe’s International Career

He opted to play for Portugal team instead of his birth nation Brazil and made his international debut for Portugal in 2007.

Pepe went to represent Portugal at major FIFA tournaments like UEFA Euro Cup, FIFA World Cup, and FIFA Confederations Cup. He was awarded the man of the match at the final of UEFA Euro 2016 where Portugal beat France to win the trophy.

Overall, he made 103 appearances and scored 7 goals for Portugal in the international football arena.


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