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Biography of Antoine Griezmann [Age, Height, Family, Wife, Children, Achievements, Net Worth & Salary]

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The estimated net worth of French player, Antoine Griezmann is $60 million.

Antoine Griezmann is 31 years old French professional footballer who currently plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona.

As the fifth most expensive player in football history, Griezmann has definitely tasted success playing for his club and country.

Among which his greatest triumph must be the 2018 World Cup winners medal with France. Furthermore, he also won a silver boot, a bronze ball, and the finals man of the match.

However, after moving to Barcelona initially, Griezmann struggled to find his best form in Madrid. But nowadays, The Little Prince is showing he can also be the king.

Griezmann is mainly deployed as a striker, but he can also play in either flanks or an attacking midfielder. Moreover, he is described as a team player and has also been praised by many pundits and coaches for his teamwork.

To date, he has scored 254 goals in 642 appearances for his club and country.

Griezmann tries to dribble past Pedro

“I WAS JUST A KID WHO HAD ARRIVED IN THE WORLD OF PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL AND THOUGHT HE COULD DO ANYTHING HE WANTED. BUT I HAVE LEARNED FROM MY MISTAKES. I HAVE DONE EVERYTHING TO CHANGE, BOTH ON AND OFF THE PITCH.”

ANTOINE GRIEZMANN

Quick Facts

Name Antoine Greizmann
Date of Birth 21st March 1991
Birth Place Malcon, France
Nick Name Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince)
Age 31 years old
Gender Male
Religion Roman Catholic
Nationality American
Ethnicity Portuguese
Horoscope Aries
Body Measurement 38 inches (Chest), 12 inches (Biceps), and 31 inches (Waist)
Height 5’9″(1.76 m)
Weight 73 kg(161 lb)
Body Mass Index (BMI) 23.8
Build Athletic
Shoe size Unknown
Hair Colour Light Brown
Eye Colour Blue
Tattoo Yes
Father name Alian Griezmann
Mother name Isabelle Griezmann (Former Footballer)
Siblings Theo Griezmann (brother), Maude Griezmann (sister)
Relationship Married (2017)
Wife Erika Choperena
Children Mia, Alba (daughter), Amaro (son)
Profession Professional Football Player
Position Secondary Striker, Winger
Education Unknown
Hobby Playing video games
Professional Debut 2009
Team Fc Barcelona
Previous Teams Real Sociedad (2009-2014), Athletico Madrid (2014-2019)
Current Affiliations La Liga
Jersey Number 7
Salary £5,94,000 a week
Net Worth  $60 million
Social Media  InstagramTwitterFacebook
Achievements La Liga Player of the Year 2015-16, UEFA Euro Golden Boot 2016,
FIFA World Cup 2018,
Knight of the Legion of Honour 2018, Europa League 2018,
Copa Del Rey 2021
Shoe  Puma
Merch  Puma Football Boots, Book
Last Update  May, 2022

Antoine Griezmann | Income and Net Worth

Antoine Griezmann signed for Barcelona in the 2019 summer transfer window for €120 million. Moreover, he took a salary pay cut of €17 million, which is less than €21 million he made in Atletico Madrid.

Furthermore, his weekly wage is £5,94,000 a week, placing him behind Lionel Messi in the highest earner in Barcelona.

In 2018, he refused to join Barcelona and signed a contract extension making his wage £791,000 per week. Before that, he was earning $320,000 per week.

The French footballer is also placed 7th in the list of highest-paid footballers earning $28 million.

Until this point of his career, Griezmann has earned £138,632,00 playing for 3 different clubs.

Moreover, Antoine signed his first professional contract on 8th April 2010. At that time playing for Real Sociedad, he earned $80,000 weekly.

Currently, Griezmann’s transfer market value is  €60 million, ranking him 47th worldwide. However, his highest market value was €150 million back in 2018 while playing for Atletico Madrid.

According to Clutch Sports, the estimated net worth of Antoine Griezmann is $60 million. His net worth has increased after rising in his salary since 2018 and endorsement deals.

At present, he is 31 years old, and if his earning carries at the same rate, Griezmann could be among the wealthiest footballers once he retires.

Antoine Griezmann | Endorsement and Investment

Endorsement

Big sponsorship companies are always looking for athletes who have huge fan following and fame. Many brands are using his image for their marketing purpose.

Likewise, Puma is stepping up in the shoe game. Griezmann is one of the faces of the brand.

Griezmann firstly signed with Puma in 2015. Moreover, his deal is worth £35 million for 10 year period. Likewise, he will earn £3.5 each year from his Puma deal.

In December 2017, Griezmann’s first signature shoe, “PUMA Future 18.1, Grizi,” was introduced.

Until Neymar, he was the only active footballer with the signature Puma shoes.

In September 2016, Griezmann became the new ambassador in France. He mentioned its honor to become the face of Gillette and join a group of footballers who have collaborated with the company.

Similarly, in 2016 he also tied a deal with the California-based company Beats Electronic. He has been seen using their headphones when entering the stadium.

Likewise, in 2017 Griezmann partnered with Head and Shoulders as their brand ambassador.

Griezmann first appeared in EA Sports Fifa in 2010. Later, in FIFA 16, he appeared on their cover alongside his Barca teammate Lionel Messi.

Moreover, he was selected by public vote for this role.

In the past, he was also a brand ambassador for Chinese telecom company Huawei. He signed in 2017, but in 2020 he cut his deal with the company over Uighurs.

Likewise, he was also an ambassador of Swiss watchmaking company HYT. However, a company in 2017 company filed for bankruptcy.

Business

Griezmann loves playing video games during his free time. He has also been seen carrying his gaming gadget X box one while traveling.

Taking his passion for esports, he initiated his own company Grizi esports, alongside his brother Theo Greizmann.

His company has already acquired players to field in Fortnite, League of Legends, FIFA, Counter-Strike, and Rainbow Six Siege.

Likewise, he also joined his Barca teammate Gerard Pique to invest in the Fantasy Football platform Sorare. He was one of the major celebrity investors in the $50 million funding round.

Antoine Griezmann | Lifestyle

Cars

Barcelona star has one of the hotshot car collections. His impressive collection is worth around £850,000.

The expensive car in his garage is McLAREN 675LT costing £260k. It is capable of hitting 205mph.

As of luxury car Griezmann owns is Rolls-Royce Wraith costing £258k.

The fastest car in his collection is Ferrari F12 Berlinetta which is worth £240k. In 2012 it was also voted as the supercar of the year by Top Gear.

Likewise, it can reach a top speed of 211mph. Lastly, Maserati Granturismo Mc worth £ 108k is another car in his collection.

Holidays

Probably the favorite holiday destination of French international is the United States. He has been seen on several occasions in American for holidays enjoying beaches, watching NBA games.

He also has expressed his desire to play in the USA in the future.

Antoine Griezmann | Career

During his childhood days, Griezmann was rejected by many top French clubs. However, he later got his life-changing opportunity at Real Sociedad.

Griezmann made his debut for Real Sociedad’s first team in 2009 pre-season friendlies.

Soon after making his debut, he became a regular starter for the club and frequently scored. For Sociedad, he scored 52 goals in 201 appearances.

Later, after impressing in the 2014 World Cup. Griezmann joined Atletico Madrid for a €30 million 6 year deal.

After joining Madrid, he rose to prominence. During his first season only he scored 22 goals and was named in the LFP Team of the Year.

In his second season, he was a finalist for Ballon d’Or and Fifa Best Player of the year.  Moreover, he scored 7 goals for Atletico in UCL to help the team reach the final.

Next season, he scored twice in the Europa League final, helping Madrid beat Marseille 3-0. Also, it was his first major trophy with the Madrid side.

In his final season with the club, he made his 300th appearance in La Liga. Furthermore, he finished his Atletico career with 133 goals in 257 appearances.

Later, on 12th July 2019, Griezmann joined Barcelona for a €120 million 5 year deal. However, he struggled in his debut season due to Barca’s different playing styles compared to his previous club.

But, in the 2020-21 season, he already has managed to score more goals (19) than his first season.

2018 World Cup

During the 2018 World Cup, Griezmann was directly involved in 8 goals for his team. Moreover, he finished the tournament with 4 goals and 4 assists.

Furthermore, in the finals, he scored and provided assistance in helping France clinch World Cup, defeating Croatia 4-2.

Later, he was awarded silver boot, bronze ball, Finals MOTM, and joint highest assister awards for his performance.

Antoine Griezmann | Charity

On 11th April 2020, Griezmann set up a 24 hours Fortnite stream to raise funds for Covid 19 charity.

French international streamed 24 hours straight of himself and his mates playing various video games.

Griezmann also invited his French teammates Pogba and Dembele. Firstly, he played with Pogba to play two rounds of Call of Duty: Warzone. Later, he was joined by Dembele to play Football Manager.

At the end of the stream, Grizi Esport announced Griezmann raised $32,000, which was later donated to Red Cross.

He also donated to his hometown hospital but didn’t reveal the amount donated.

Griezmann also provides his autographed game-worn boots, jerseys, balls for various charities to raise money.

In 2017 Griezmann was among French athletes and celebrities who recorded part of a Chanson des Restos’ fundraising project.

Interesting Facts

  • Griezmann is a true fan of the NBA. Furthermore, Derrick Rose is his favorite basketball player. When he played for Athletico Madrid, he also built a basketball court in his house. Likewise, there are many videos of him playing basketball on youtube.
  • Griezmann married Erika Choperena in 2017. Since then, the couples have 3 children together; 2 daughters and 1 son. Interestingly, all of his children’s birthdays were born on April 8 of three different years 2016, 2019, 2021.
  • Griezmann has been spotted wearing SpongeBob as well as other colorful underpants. Moreover, it is believed that these are his lucky charm, and he only wears them on game days.
  • Growing up, Griezmann idolized David Beckham and Sony Anderson. He mentions he wears long sleeves and number 7 in admiration for Beckham. Similarly, he also confessed to going to see Lyon matches wearing Anderson jersey in his childhood days.

Quotes

  • “When I’m close to the penalty area, that’s where I feel more comfortable.”
  • “I think in French, but I get angry in Spanish.” 
  • “I try to be a complete player—in attack and defense—and to improve every year.”

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the salary of Antoine Griezmann?

The French international currently earns £ 5,94,000 a week at Barcelona, making him the second-highest earner in the squad.

Moreover, after signing with Barca, he agreed on a salary cut where he was earning £791,000 previously.

When did Griezmann sign with Puma?

In 2015 Griezmann signed 10 year deal with Puma worth £35 million. He earns £3.5 million from his deal every season.

Furthermore, he was an alone footballer with his own customized Puma shoe until Neymar shoes were released recently.

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