Biography, salary and current Net Worth of José Mourinho, former Manchester United Football Club manager who at some point in his illustrious career was assistant coach at Barcelona and later, First team Coach of Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid. José Mourinho is also widely regarded as the best footballing coach in the business with his knack for winning trophies almost every year.
Biography of José Mourinho
José Mario dos Santos Mourinho Felix was born on 26th January 1963, in Setubal, Portugal. He is considered by many as the best coach of his generation and he has proved it over again by winning various titles with every Football Club he has managed.
José Mourinho is among the top 10 English Premier League Football Coaches at the moment. José Mourinho has since been named best Portuguese coach of the century in 2015 by the Portuguese Football Federation and most recently in 2017, he was named among the 10 greatest football coaches since the foundation of UEFA in 1954.
Before being a Coach, José Mourinho was a footballer too but he played his football at relatively small clubs in the Portuguese second division such as Rio Ave, Belenenses and Sesimbra. He was a central midfielder.
In this post, we shall sum up José Mourinho’s current salary and net worth of the former Manchester United manager. We shall also answer the question on how rich is José Mourinho currently?
José Mourinho Education
José Mourinho studied Sports Science at the Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal before moving on to take coaching courses in Great Britain.
José Mourinho Personal Life and Religion
For his personal life, it is known that José Mourinho married his wife Matilde “Tami” Faria in 1989, and has two children. He is Roman Catholic.
José Mourinho Coaching Career
José Mourinho coaching career started when he was first, translator to Sir Bobby Robson in 1992 and later assistant coach to Sir Bobby Robson at Sporting CP.
In 1993, Bobby Robson moved to Porto after being sacked by Sporting and José Mourinho followed him. Over at Porto, José was given the opportunity to showcase his talents as Sir Bobby’s number 2. In 1996, Sir Bobby moved to Barcelona and José Mourinho followed him again.
José continued with Sir Bobby until the later left the club and Louis Van Gaal took over at Barcelona.
Van Gaal would later understand Mourinho as a good coach and gave him the opportunity to coach the Barca B team and as coach of Barca B, José Mourinho won the Copa Catalunya in 2000.
After the end of his time with Barcelona, he went on to coach a host of teams which include Porto where he famously guided them to Champions League glory in 2004, Chelsea where he won the Premier League back to back in 2005 and 2006 and later in 2014, Inter Milan where he won the Champions League again in 2010 and Real Madrid where he won the La Liga in 2012.
These are major trophies won by José Mourinho, he has several other major trophies to his name.
José Mourinho later joined Manchester United in 2016. He is reportedly earning a salary of $17 million per year at Manchester United.
He was finally sacked by the board after a poor run of results and fall out with players. He would be paid £24 million due to the fact that he signed an improved contract with the club till 2020 with an option of an extra year.
José Mourinho Net Worth 2018
José Mourinho’s net worth is at $60 million, which makes him one the highest paid football coach in the world presently.
His current salary when he was manager of Manchester United is $17 million annually and his value in the market will continue to increase due to his portfolio as a top manager.