- Date of Birth
- Age 33 Years Old
- Famous Name Viðar Kjartansson
- Country Iceland IS
- Birth Name Viðar Örn Kjartansson
- Currently Married N/A
- Birth Country Selfoss, Iceland
- Salary $900,000
- Married to N/A
- Famous Name Viðar Kjartansson
- Children Yes
- Nationality Icelandic
- Affair with Thelmaran
- Ethnicity White
- Girlfriend Yes
- Currently Club Iceland national football team and Maccabi Tel Aviv
- Tatto(s) No
Viðar Örn Kjartansson is a professional football player from Iceland who currently plays as the striker for National Team of Iceland and Israeli football club, Maccabi Tel Aviv. The 27-year-old footballer has played for Selfoss, IBV, Fylkir, Valerenga, Jiangsu Sainty, Jiangsu Sainty and Malmo FF previously.
Kjartansson is the member of the Maccabi Tel Aviv team that won Toto Cup in 2017-018. Kjartansson has been honored with Urvalsdeild Top Goalscorer (2013), Norwegian Premier League top scorer (2014), Israeli Premier League Top Goalscorer (2016-017) and named as the player of the week by One magazine in January 2018.
Viðar Örn Kjartansson’s Early Life
Viðar Örn Kjartansson was born on March 11, 1990, in Selfoss, Iceland. Regarding his nationality, Kjartansson is Icelandic and belongs to white ethnicity.
Viðar Örn Kjartansson’s Net Worth
Kjartansson received 10,000 SEK from the Allsvenskan, as the player of the month in July 2016. His current market value is estimated at £2.25million as of August 21, 2017.
Kjartansson is the agent of O. Gardarsson & Football Mix. As of 2018, his yearly salary is estimated around $900,000 from his current club. However, the exact figure of his net worth is not revealed. Looking towards his salary, Kjartansson's net worth is expected to be in thousands of dollars.
Viðar Örn Kjartansson’s Career
Viðar Örn Kjartansson began his career as a member of the UMF Selfoss U-19. On November 14, 2006, he was promoted to a senior team of Selfoss. Later, he left the club in 2008 after making 45 appearances scoring 12 goals.
On February 20, 2009, Kjartansson moved to ÍBV on a free transfer where he scored 2 goals in 17 appearances in 2009. He returned to his former club, Selfoss on May 16, 2010. Before leaving the club, he scored 26 goals in 55 appearances.
On March 3, 2013, Kjartansson was transferred to Fylkir while his market value was estimated at £45 thousand. He played 29 matches and scored 25 goals before ending his career in a team.
Kjartansson was transferred to Valerenga with the transfer fee of £108K and scored his first goal for the club ina 3-1 win against Bodo/Gimt in April 2014.
Kjartansson finished his first-season in a team as a top scorer in the Norweigan League. For the club, he scored 25 goals in 29 appearances.
Kjartansson signed the deal with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Guoxin-Sainty on January 22, 2015, with the transfer fee of £2.03million and scored a goal in his debut match over Shanghai SIPG in the first league match of the 2015 Season.
Kjartansson played a vital role in the Chinese FA Cup where he became the top scorer with 4 goals which led the team win their first trophy in the history of the club, Chinese FA Cup in 2015.
On January 27, 2016, Kjartansson moved to Swedish club, Malmo FF with the transfer fee of £293,000 with whom he won the Allsvenskan in 2016. For the club, he scored 14 goals in 20 appearances.
On August 30, 2016, Kjartansson was transferred to Israeli club, Maccabi Tel Aviv with a four-year deal with the transfer fee of £3.15million. He has so far scored 29 goals in 55 matches since 2016.
Viðar Kjartansson’s International Career
On July 31, 2006, Kjartansson took his first step in the international field with the Iceland U-17 with whom he played 8 games scoring 4 goals.
Viðar Kjartansson was an Icelandic youth international, having earned 2 caps Under-19 level.
On May 30, 2014, he made his senior debut under the coach Lars Lagerback in a friendly match against Austria which was ended in 1-1. He has been capped 16 times for his national team scoring 2 goals.
He is supported by Alfreð Finnbogason, Jón Daði Böðvarsson, and Kjartan Finnbogason in the international games.
Viðar Örn Kjartansson’s Personal Life
Kjartansson is in a relationship with his beloved girlfriend, Thelmaran. The couple welcomed their first adorable boy on May 11, 2016, in early at 19:07. They haven’t revealed the name of his child so far.
His girlfriend is active on Instagram and often shared their beautiful moments on Social networking. Kjartansson is 6 feet 1 inch tall in his height and 82 kg by his weight.