The German show-stopper Jonathan Lee Klinsmann is a prodigy in American soccer. He plays as a goalkeeper at one of the major teams in football, the L.A. Galaxy.
He is renowned as the son of a former German Football player Jürgen Klinsmann.
Further, as a son of one of the famous German football names, Jonathan Lee Klinsmann has yet to make a name for himself.
Further, Jonathan looks forward to being called upon as a regular starter for U.S. national football.
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|Name||Jonathan Lee Klinsmann|
|Full Name||Jonathan Lee Klinsmann|
|Birthdate||April 8, 1997|
|Age||24 years old|
|Father’s profession||Former footballer
Current club manager
|Mother||Debbie Chin Klinsmann|
|Mother’s profession||Former Model
Current chain restaurant owner
|High school||Mater Dei High School, Santa Ana, California
University of California, Berkeley
|Current Team||L.A Galaxy|
|Affiliate teams||Irvine Lasers
FC Blades 96
Los Angeles Galaxy
|Net worth||$5 million|
|Merch||LA Galaxy Jersey, LA Galaxy Hats|
|Last Update||May, 2022|
Jonathan Klinsmann | Early Life & Education
Jonathan Klinsmann grew up with her younger sister Laila Klinsmann in Munich, Germany, who is three years younger than him.
He was born to his father, Jürgen Klinsmann, and his mother, Debbie Chin Klinsmann. Besides, his father is of German nationality while his mother is American.
Jonathan’s father currently works as a German football manager. Besides, he lived with his parents in Newport Beach, California, from 1998 to 2008.
Further, Jonathan Klinsmann moved backed to his hometown while his father was a manager at Bayern Munich. He stayed there from 2008 until the end of 2009.
Jonathan attended Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California, and graduated in 2015. Moreover, he goes on to attend the University of California, Berkeley, from 2015 to 2017.
Besides, apart from playing football, he used to play basketball during his time at Mater Dei High School.
Jonathan Klinsmann | Family
Jonathan Klinsmann’s father was born on July 30y, 1964. His name is pronounced as “ˈjʏʁɡn̩ ˈkliːnsˌman” in German. In his prime, Jürgen Klinsmann played for clubs like VfB Stuttgart, Monaco, and Inter Milan.
Further, he goes on to make numerous appearances for Tottenham Hotspur and Bayern Munich as well.
Additionally, he was a part of the West German team. He won the 1990 FIFA World Cup with the team.
Moreover, he goes on to win the 1996 UEFA European Championship with the Unified German team.
Besides, as a manager, Jürgen Klinsmann guides the German national team to the third position in the 2006 World Cup.
Consequently, due to his success as a manager, he manages notable clubs in Bundesliga and the United States national team.
Besides, as a striker for Germany, Jürgen was a crucial player during the 1990 international tournament. Furthermore, he came in the third position in the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 1995.
Additionally, Jürgen was named one of the “125 Greatest Living Footballers” in the FIFIA 100 list. Moreover, he was the fifth player to be named the honorary captain of Germany in November 2016.
Jonathan’s mother, Debbie Chin, was a Chinese actress who appeared in numerous movies before she got married. Debbie’s birth name is Deborah Lee-Chin.
Debbie was born on April 22, 1979. She was born to father Christopher Chin and mother, Constance.
Debbie is of Chinese descent from her father’s side. On the other hand, her mother belongs of Swiss and German descent.
Her father, like her husband, had an interest in football as he used to coach for the local high school team.
Before starting her career as an actress, Debbie used to work as a cook in a local restaurant. She graduated from Honeybees College in New York.
Besides, Debbie graduated from the New York College of Technology. Besides, she posses a diploma in fashion as well. Apart from studies, Debbie grew interested in Rugby and Football.