Youri Tielemans

MKhanal 26 Dec,2017

Facts of Youri Tielemans

Birth Name
Youri Marion A. Tielemans
Birth Date
Married to
Currently Married
Melina and Leana


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$15 Million
Football player
Currently Club
Leicester City


Married to
Currently Married

Youri Tielemans is a Belgian footballer who currently plays for Belgium National Team and Premier League club, Leicester City as a midfielder. The 25 years old footballer made his debut with Anderlecht in 2013 and was also a member of the National team that won the bronze medal in the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Tielemans is Belgian Player of the Year for 2016-17 and was also chosen as the best young player in 2013-14 and 2014-15. He is also the youngest Belgian to play in the UEFA Champions League.

Early Life

Youri Tielemans was born on May 7, 1997, in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium. He was born to a Flemish father and a Congolese mother and grew up along with his siblings. He continued his primary education until the age of 18, combining studies with his professional career.

The Belgian midfielder holds the dual nationality of Belgium and Congo.

Net Worth

Youri Tieleman's market value is estimated to be £19.80 million. He uses the shoe model of Nike Hypervenom Phantom III FG since July 10, 2017

YouriYouri plays for Leicester City in the Premier League  SOURCE: Daily Mail

He receives £120,000 as weekly wages from his current club and his net worth is estimated at $15 million. He makes more than £6,240,000 from his salary and earns more from his endorsement deals.

Youri Tielemans owns a house in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw. He often shares the snaps while traveling in an airplane. He owns a Black Audi and several other cars.

Club Career


Youri Tielemans started playing football at the age of five joining Anderlecht in 2002. He was then promoted to the senior team of Anderlecht in 2013 where he signed his first professional contract at the age of 16.

His first senior match came against Lokeren of the Belgian Pro League. Along with his club, he spent four seasons in the Belgian Pro League. He became the youngest Belgian to play in the UEFA Champions League.

Youri Tielemans is a member of the team that won the Belgian Pro League (2013-14, 2016-17) and the Belgian Super Cup (2013,2014). He has scored 26 games in the 139 appearances for the team.


Tielemans then signed a five-year contract with Monaco with the transfer fee of £22.50million in 2017 and made his debut on July 29 in the Trophee des Champions at the Grand Stade de Tanger.

Later, his first Ligue 1 match came against FC Toulouse, replacing Radamel Falcao. He then made his UEFA club competition debut against RB Leipzig, UEFA Champions League. So far, he has played in 12 games for the team.

As a football star, Tielemans has been honored with Belgian Young Professional Footballer of the Year (2013-2015), Belgian Talent of the Year (2014), Ebony Shoe Award (2017), Belgian professional Footballer of the Year (2017), UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season (2016-2017), etc.

Leicester City

Youri moved to England and joined Leicester City in 2019. he initially signed a contract for a single year and later extended it for four seasons with an estimated fee of £32 million. 

Personal Life

Youri Tielemans often posts a photo of vacation inexpensive destinations and celebrating Christmas on Instagram. He is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Mendy. The couple is often seen in public places. It seems his girlfriend is also passionate about football and often visits the stadium to enjoy the games. 

YouriYouri shares a photo with his wife  SOURCE: 7 aur 7

Currently, the couple is blessed with a baby girl, Melina born on March 5, 2017. Tielemans officially revealed the birth of his baby via Twitter.

International Career

Tielemans has represented his national team in Belgium U-15, U-16, and U-21. He has scored 2 and played 4 games for U-15, played in 10 games for U-16 and 14 for U-21.

After four years in a junior team, Tielemans was called up to his senior squad in 2016 against Wales. His first senior international match came on November 9, 2016, against the Netherlands, in a friendly match as a backup player for Steven Defour. His current teammates are Jan Vertonghen, Koen Casteels, and Leander Dendoncker.

He was also a member of the Belgium Nationa Team that won the Bronze medal in the FIFA World Cup 2018.



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