|Celebrated Name:||Jose Mourinho|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Jose Mario dos Santos Mourinho Felix|
|Age:||58 years old|
|Birth Date:||January 26, 1963|
|Birth Place:||Setubal, Portugal|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Matilde Faria (m. 1989)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Jose Mario Mourinho and Matilde Mourinho)|
|Is Jose Mourinho Gay?||No|
|Profession:||Former football player and professional football manager|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$60 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2021|
Considered to be one of the most excellent managers to have ever existed in the world of football, Jose Mario dos Santos Mourinho Felix is a professional football manager and a former player himself. He is currently working for the Tottenham Hotspur, a Premier League club. Jose Mourinho is one of the most decorated managers of all time, and his rise to fame is one fascinating story to tell.
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Early Life & Biography
Jose Mourinho was born on January 26, 1963, in Setubal, Portugal, to parents Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix and Maria Julia Carrajola dos Santos. His mother was a primary school teacher, although she had an affluent background while his uncle had funded the construction of the Vitoria de Setubal Football Stadium. His father was also a footballer who played in clubs like Os Belenenses and Vitoria de Setubal. He earned one cap for his nation in his career. However, after the fall of Antonio de Oliveira Salazar’s rule in 1974, Jose’s family suffered a financial hit after losing almost all their property except one near Palmela.
Since Mourinho wanted to become a footballer just like his father, he went on to join the Belenenses Youth Team. After graduating at the senior level, he played for a while at Rio Ave. As a footballer, he lacked the power and pace to be a professional. This led to him deciding to be a coach rather than a player.
After getting enrolled in a business school, he dropped out on the first day itself as he wanted to focus more on the sport. He attended several sessions organized by the English and Scottish Football Associations. The then Scotland Manager Andy Roxburgh had an eye on him for his attention to detail and immense efforts to excel in his profession.
Mourinho and his wife Matilde “Tami” Felix were acquainted with each other since they were teenagers in Setubal. The couple got married in 1989. Their daughter Matilde was born in 1996, and four years later, their son Jose Mario Jr was born. Jose describes his family o be the essential thing in his life. He was selected as the New Statesman Man of the year 2005 and was described to be a man who has shown his devotion towards both his family and profession.
He is also famous for his charity work and for being a part of social initiatives. His works include youth projects in Israel and Palestine, which focus on bringing the nation together through football. Since 2014, he acts as the Global Ambassador of the United Nations World Food Programme.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on January 26, 1963, Jose Mourinho is 58 years old as of today’s date 29th December 2021. His height is 1.74 m tall, and his weight is 74 kg.
Mourinho was the interpreter for Sir Bobby Robinson at Sporting CP, Porto and Barcelona. He stayed at Catalonia, working for Van Gaal. Jose showed impressive work during his short periods as the manger of Benfica and Uniao de Leiria as he took the teams to the highest positions in the league they ever went. In 2002, he returned to Porto and became the head coach.
The team won Primeira Liga, Taca de Portugal and the UEFA cup in 2003. The next season, under Jose’s guidance, the team won the Supertaca Candido de Oliveira and the UEFA cup, the highest honor in European football. After he moved to Chelsea, the club won the league with a record-breaking 95 points and their first league victory in 50 years. Chelsea continued to win the Premier League in 2006-07 and the FA cup. After reported disputes with the club’s owner, Mourinho left Chelsea in September 2007.
He then joined the Italian Series A club Internazionale. In the year of 2009 and 2010, the club won the Series A, Coppa Italia and the Champions League in which their victory in the latter was for the first time after 1965. Jose became one of the only five coaches who won the EA cup with two different teams. Jose was awarded the FIFA World Coach of the Year in 2010.
In the same year, Jose signed with Real Madrid winning the Copa del Rey in the first season itself. The club then went on to win the La Liga, making Jose be the fifth coach to win league titles in four different nations. Jose returned to Chelsea in June 2013. The club won another league championship, but unfortunately, Jose was let go on December 17, 2015, after the club’s poor performance. He then signed with Manchester United on May 27, 2016.
Awards & Achievements
Considered as one of the most decorated managers of all time, the Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho has received several awards in his career, both for his club and personally as well. Some of his major individual achievements are listed below:
- Serie A Manager of the Year: 2008–09; 2009–10
- World Soccer 3rd Greatest Manager of All Time (2013)
- France Football13th Greatest Manager of All-time (2019)
- FIFA World Coach of the Year (2010)
- Onze d’Or Coach of the Year (2005)
- Globe Soccer Awards Best Coach of the Year (2012)
- Portuguese Coach of the Century (2015)
- Globe Soccer Awards Best Media Attraction in Football (2012)
Net Worth & Salary of Jose Mourinho in 2021
Jose Mourinho stated to have an earning of $378,000 while he was at Manchester United. His net worth is estimated to be around $60 million as of 2021. His primary source of income is from being the manager of a football club. He is currently serving for Tottenham Hotspurs.
Jose has made immense contributions to the world of football by just his sheer dedication towards the sport. His works have taken him to heights very few have been able to reach, making him one of the most decorated coaches of all time. He keeps his fans at the edge of their seats keenly waiting for what to come. He is currently serving as the manager of Tottenham Hotspur football club.