Quick Facts of Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois
- Full NameThibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois
- Net Worth$6 million
- Date of Birth1992 /05 /09
- NicknameThe Octopus, Tarantula, and Courtois
- Marital StatusUnmarried
- BirthplaceBree, Belgium
- ProfessionSoccer Player
- Active Year1997-present
- Eye colourHazel
- Hair colourDark Brown
- Height6 feet 6.5 inches
- Weight91 kg
- Body Measurement43-15-35
- Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter and Instagram
- ChildrenAdriana, and Nicolas
The Golden Glove winner of the FIFA World Cup 2018, Thibaut Courtois is a Belgian professional soccer player. He currently plays for Premier League side Chelsea and Belgium national football team. Also, he was named as a first-choice goalkeeper in Belgium’s final 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup final.
Furthermore, Courtois played a key role in a 2-1 victory against Brazil in the quarterfinals, which led the team to the semi-final of the World Cup 2018, for the first time since 1986. The 26-year-old footballer is currently managed by Christophe Henrotay.
As of now, he has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Scroll and stay on the article until the end in order to know more about his Early Life, Career, Wife, Salary and Net Worth as well.
Thibaut Courtois’ Biography, Age & Early Life
Thibaut Courtois was born as Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois on 11 May 1992, in Bree, Belgium. As of now, he has reached the age of 26. He was born to his father, Thierry Courtois, and mother, Gitte Courtois. Further, he grew up with his siblings, Valerie, and Gaetan Courtois.
His sister Valerie is a professional volleyball player. Courtois holds a Belgian nationality and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity.
During his childhood, he also played volleyball but chose football later to pursue his career. At the age of 5, he began playing for Bilzen V.V. He then moved to Genk in 1999.
FIFA World Cup 2018
As of June 2018, Courtois was selected for the World Cup 2018 along with captain Eden Hazard. He played a key role in a 2-1 win over Brazil, led the team to semi-finals.
His team reached the semi-final stages, losing to eventual winners France via Samuel Umtiti goal, before claiming third place over England with a 2-0 win.
Thibaut Courtois’s Career, Transfer, Real Madrid
Thibaut Courtois commenced in the field of football as a youth player at Bilzen V.V. in 1997 where he played for two-year. Similarly, he played 10-year for the youth academy of Genk.
Courtois was promoted to a first-team of Genk through his incredible performance in a junior team of Genk. Following that, he made his professional debut on 17th April 2009, against Gent. He played a key role in a final. that the team won 2010-011 Belgian Pro League.
Similarly, Courtois has been honored with Goalkeeper of the Year and Genk’s Player of the Year, keeping 14 clean sheets and conceding 32 goals over the course of 40 league games.
On 26th July 2011, Courtois was transferred to Chelsea in a deal worth €8.95 million, signing a five-year contract. He was loaned to Atletico Madrid within a week of joining Chelsea with a loan fee of €1.20 million and took number 13-Jersey.
Later, his first match came on 25th August 2011, in a 4-0 win against Vitoria de Guimaraes during the UEFA Europa League. Thereafter, he became the starter goalkeeper after keeping four clean sheets in his first La Liga matches.
Courtois received his first red card after fouling Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema on 26th November 2011. He played 111 games during his three-year loan career with Atletico, where he was a member of the team that won 2013–14 La Liga, 2012–13 Copa del Rey, 2011–12 UEFA Europa League, and 2012 UEFA Super Cup.
In June 2014, Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho officially revealed that he would return to his parent club for the 2014-015 season. Afterward, he renewed his contract with the team which keeps him until 2019. Along with Chelsea, he was awarded 2014–15, 2016–17 Premier League, 2017-018 FA Cup, and 2014-015 Football League Cup.
In 2009, Courtois earned his first international cap with the Belgium U-18 where he played 4 games under the coach Marc van Geersom. On 15th November 2011, he made his senior debut in a 0-0 tie against France when he was just 19, became the youngest goalkeeper to play for national team. Following that, he has represented his national team at FIFA World Cup 2014 and Euro 2016.
Throughout his remarkable career, Courtois won numerous honors including 2011 Belgian Professional Goalkeeper of the Year, 2013 La Liga Goalkeeper of the Year, 2016–17 Premier League Golden Glove, 2014 Belgian Sportsman of the year, 2018 FIFA World Cup Golden Glove and many others.
Thibaut Courtois’ Personal Life, Wife, Height, Instagram
Courtois stands at the height of 1.99 m i.e. 6 feet 6.5 inches and weighs around 91 kg. His zodiac sign is Taurus.
Talking about his love affairs, Thibaut Courtois was in a relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Marta Dominguez with whom he met when he was on loan at Atletico. However, the couple parted ways in September 2016, while she was pregnant with his child and state that ” we still love each other but we don’t have a romantic relationship anymore”.
The ex-duo has two-child together named Adriana, born on 26 May 2015, and Nicolas, on 2nd May 2017, lives with his former partner Marta Dominguez in Spain.
Moreover, Courtois has had a romantic relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Brittny Gastineau with whom he met on June 27, 2017, at the Sunset Tower bar where they spent three nights together. However, they couldn’t continue their relationship and separated in February 2018. He is single and unmarried right now and is looking for a perfect soul mate.
Besides, he encountered Emily Vanhoutte (2014), Caroline Lijnen (2013) and Jeny Sanchez. He is on social networking sites including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. He has around 4.8 million followers on Instagram.
Thibaut Courtois’ Net Worth and Salary
Courtois earns €9,880,000 as a yearly salary from his current club with a weekly wage of €190K as of 14th June 2018. Likewise, his current release clause is somewhere around €113.6 million. As of 23rd March 2018, he had an estimated market value of around €60 million. Back in 2012, he used to earn around €3 million as his salary.
Currently, he has a market value of around $47.86 million. So far, the total procedure of his transfer is recorded $12.14 million.
Courtois uses the shoe of Nike Magista Obra II since May 15, 2018. In 2011, he owned the luxury designer mansion in $1.9 million. Similarly, he owns Mercedes-AMG GLE Coupe which market price is around $70,500 and Aston Martin, worth $297,775. As of 2019, he has an estimated net worth around $10 million.
Additionally, he generates a good sum of money as a brand ambassador of Nike, Samsung & Addidas. With his tremendous wealth, he lives a lavish and luxurious life with his family.
With the hard work and dedication, his net worth will sure increase in upcoming days.
Thibaut Courtois’ Age, Birthday, Zodiac Sign, Weight
Born on 11 May 1992, Thibaut Courtois is in his 26-years of age as of 2019. Currently, he is in his mid-twenties. As we can see, Courtois celebrates his birthday on every 11th of May. Additionally, his birth sign (Zodiac Sign) is Taurus.
Furthermore, the player, Thibaut has an athletic body. The 6′ 6.5″ player weighs 91 Kg (201 lbs). Also, he is taken as one of the tallest player in the English League and his home country. Additionally, his eyes are brown and hair color is black.