Biography of Mohamed Salah[Age, Height, Wife, Kids, Family, Salary, Award & Net worth ]
Mohamed Salah is estimated to have a net worth of $90 million.
Mohamed Salah is a 30 years old professional Egyptian footballer. Currently, he plays for Liverpool in Premier League.
After an unsuccessful spell in Chelsea, Salah discovered his form in the Italian club, Roma and Florentina. Later, in Liverpool, he became one of the best wingers in world football.
His nickname, Egyptian king, suits well as he helped his county qualify for the 2018 World Cup after 28 years. Likewise, he has started many charity works to solve the problem of poverty in his country.
Furthermore, talking about his achievements, he has already won the Champions League, Premier League, Club World Cup, UEFA Super Cup.
Similarly, his individual accolades include PFA Players Player of the Year, Golden Boot, CAF, and BBC African Footballer of the Year.
Mostly Salah plays right-winger; however, he can also play in either flank. Moreover, he is well known for his deadly pace, dribbling, movement, strength, and finishing.
I MISS MANY CHANCES, BUT I ALWAYS KEEP TRYING, AND SOMETIMES YOU SCORE EASY GOALS OR DIFFICULT GOALS, BUT IN THE END, I AM TRYING TO SCORE.
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|Name||Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly|
|Date of Birth||15th June 1992|
|Birth Place||Nagrig, Basyoun, Egypt|
|Nick Name||Egyptian king, Egyptian Messi|
|Age||30 years old|
|Weight||71kg (156.59 lbs)|
|Body Mass Index (BMI)||23.1|
|Father Name||Salah Ghaly|
|Siblings||Nasr Salah (Brother)|
|Relationship||Magi Sadeq (Wife)|
|Children||Makka and Kayan (Daughters)|
|Playing Position||Right Wing|
|Players Agent||Ramy Abbas Issa|
|Professional Debut||3rd May 2010|
|Previous Clubs||Al Mokawloon, Basel, Chelsea, Florentina, Roma|
|Salary||€200k per week|
|Net Worth||$90 million|
|Transfer Market Value||€120 million|
|Social media||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
|Jersey Number||11, 10|
|Merch||Funko Pop, Signed Card Photo|
|Last Update||July, 2022|
Mohamed Salah | Salary, Transfer Market, and Net Worth
Currently, Salah is the highest-paid player in the Liverpool squad earning £2,00,000 per week.
However, his initial salary was £90,000 when he signed in 2017. But, later, he signed a new deal running until 2023 in 2018.
Moreover, Salah’s £36.5 million transfer fee was club record back then. Plus, Salah also receives bonuses for scoring goals, assists, and wins.
Moreover, in 2020 Salah was the fourth-highest best footballer in the world behind Ronaldo, Messi, and Neymar, with $35.1 million combining his salary and endorsements.
Out of which, Salah earns $23.1 million from salary and $12 million from endorsement deals.
Likewise, he stands forth in the highest transfer market value list behind Kylian Mbappe, Harry Kane, and Earling Haaland. According to the transfer market, his value is €110 million.
However, his highest transfer market value was €150 million from 2018-2019. According to various online sources, the estimated net worth of Egyptian is about $90 million.
Mohamed Salah | Lifestyle
Like most footballers, Salah also likes to enjoy his holidays, visiting different places with his family and friend. Following the World Cup exit in 2018, he took a trip to the Maldives.
Likewise, after the 2019 Champions League triumph, he spent his time in a private yacht at El Gouna. He visited Dubai during the 2019/20 pre-season.
It’s not revealed to the public yet whether he owns a private jet or not. But he has been seen taking private jets on multiple occasions for holidays or events.
During a Covid 19 pandemic, he even took a fully medical-equipped private jet to travel from England to Egypt.
Salah is known for being quiet and down to earth. However, his car collections are of long and powerful motors.
The latest car in his collection is the Bentley Continental GT costing £160k. It has luxury interiors with comfy leather seats.
There is no doubt that Salah poses incredible speed, and he feels the need for speed off the field. So, Lamborgini Aventador is the best fit for him and is the fastest car in his collection.
Aventador has a top speed of 218mph and can accelerate to 60 mph in just 2.9 seconds. Salah also owns one of the Mercedes cars, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster costing £176,000.
Other cars in his garage include Audi Q7 and Mercedes Benz SUV.
Usually, footballers opt for Audemars, Piguet, Hublot, or Rolex for watches. But Salah has a surprising choice for watches.
He mostly prefers wearing futuristic and Avant-Garde Urwerk UR-105 CT Streamliner, which costs around $68,000. He is seen wearing this watch during photoshoots, press.
However, Egyptians’ expensive watch is probably the “Royal Oak Concept Flying Tourbillon” worth $170000.
Mohamed Salah | Endorsement and Business
Salah is one of the marketable football players in the world because of his fame and success. His main sponsor is Adidas, with whom he signed a £40 million multi-year deal.
Moreover, he was also facing their iconic 1970s Adicolor sports and streetwear during an advertisement campaign in 2019.
Salah’s other sponsors include Vodafone Egypt, DHL, Oppo, Electronic Arts, Uber, and Falken Tires.
The Egyptian frequently advertises his sponsors on his social media handles which have around 80 million followers.
Mohamed Salah seems to have already started to make smart investments as preparation for the post-retirement stage.
In February 2021, Salah established an investment company named Salah UK Commercial which is engaged in business and real state field.
Later, in March 2021, he initiated two real state companies. Salah also has a separate holding company for investing in bricks and cement.
According to various sources, Egyptian has assets worth $12 million for commercial activity across the UK, with a quarter of assets allocated for real estate.
Mohamed Salah | Charity
Like many other fellow footballers,- Egyptian has not forgotten to give back to the community after turning pro.
Salah started a regeneration project in 2018 to carry out development works in his hometown Nagriag.
During the first year of initiation, he opened girls’ schools, so they don’t need to travel far distances to get an education.
Later, he bought 5 acres of land for constructing a sewage treatment plant in his village to ensure a safe and clean water facility.
Likewise, in June 2020, Salah supported opening a new ambulance center in his area.
Similarly, he supplied food and masked to Covid 19 affected families. Recently he then donated oxygen masks to help Covid 19 victims.
Moreover, Salah has assisted 450 families in his village providing them, with monthly allowances. During the economic crisis in his country, he provided $3,00,000 to the government.
Salah charity works are not limited to Nagriag only. He donated $300 thousand to the “Tahya Masr Fund” in 2016. Furthermore, he donated $3 million to National Cancer Institute.
One particular incident that proves Salah is a man of a golden heart is the 2017 house robbery incident in Egypt.
But even after police caught the theft, he dropped the charge later and helped him find a job later.
Mohamed Salah | Career
Salah made his professional debut when he was 18 years old, playing for the Egyptian club AL Molawloon. After scoring 12 goals in 44 appearances for the club, he joined the Swiss side, FC Basel.
During his first year, Egyptian managed to net 5 goals in 19 games, winning the Swiss League. Later, after winning back to bac title with the club, he made fuss all over Europe for his performance.
On 23rd January 2014, Salah moved to Chelsea for £11 million. Moreover, he was the first Egyptian to play for Chelsea.
However, Salah was rarely given a chance by Jose Mourinho. Even though making 3 appearances in the 2014-15 season, he was awarded a replica Eglish Premier League medal.
Mohamed moved to join Florentina in the January transfer window, where he chose to wear 74 numbers to honor Port Said Stadium victims.
Rise to Fame
During his loan spell, Salah managed to score 6 goals in 16 games. Although Florentina triggered a permanent option, he refused to play for them. Rather, Salah joined another Italian side, Roma.
Salah scored 15 goals for the club in the first season, helping Roma qualify for Champions League. Sadly next season, his side fell 4 points behind to win Seria A.
Conservation Among Best
Mohamed Salah joined Liverpool for £36.5m on 22nd June 2017. Later, in his first year at the club, he broke the Liverpool goal record, scoring 36 goals.
Furthermore, he won the golden boot award with a Premier League record 32 goals in the 2017/18 campaign.
Later, he scored the first goal of the finals against Tottenham to help Liverpool win UEFA Champions League.
In the 2019/20 season, Salah scored 19 goals in 34 games helping Liverpool to clinch their first Premier League title.
- During his childhood, he played for Contractors FC. For training, Salah used to travel 4-5 hours by bus. Because of this he only studied for 2 hours at school. Moreover, he used to return home at 10 pm after leaving at 9 am.
- In the 2018 Egypt president election, Mohamed Salah received about 1 million votes. Salah’s name was written by people rather than candidates Sisi and Moussa. If these votes were legal, Salah would have finished second in elections.
- Mohamed Salah’s favorite food is the Egyptian national dish Kushari. Moreover, while going to Egypt, he always tells his friend to purchase it to eat in his car later.
- During Salah’s wedding with his long-time girlfriend, Maggi, in 2013, Salah invited the whole village without limiting the number of guests.
- “When I have a chance to go back to my village, I always remind myself where I came from.”
- “I always try to see my weakness, work on it, to be better as a person and a player, everything.”
- “This is my life: it’s an easy life. It’s not complicated.”
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the salary of Mohamed Salah?
Currently, Mohamed Salah earns £2,00,000 after signing a new contract back in 2018 for 5 years. Moreover, Salah is the highest-paid footballer on the Liverpool roster.
Who is the highest-paid African footballer?
Mohamed Salah is the highest-paid African footballer in the world. According to Forbes 2020 report, Salah earns $35 million from salary and endorsement deals.