Ricardo Nascimento's salary, house, car, nationality, wife

Ricardo Nascimento's salary, house, car, nationality, wife

Babu Tendu
January 28, 2022 at 10:59 AM

Ricardo Nascimento's salary has been a topic for discussion lately as the Brazilian footballer who plays as a central defender for Mamelodi Sundowns rose up the ranks. He is now recognized as one of the highly paid and most valuable players of the team. In this article, reveal Ricardo Nascimento's net worth and many more fascinating facts.

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Ricardo Nascimento in Mamelodi Sundowns' colours in a past match. Photo by Matthew Ashton
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Ricardo is widely known for his calmness and penalty conversion rate in front of goals. His interest in football has seen him play across three different continents and was part of the team which won Mamelodi Sundowns their first ever Confederation of African Football (CAF) Super Cup. His salary and other exciting information about him can be found in this article.

Player Profile

  • Full name: Ricardo Dos Santos Nascimento
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: February 7, 1987
  • Ricardo's age: 34 as of 2022
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Place of birth: Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil
  • Nationality: Brazilian
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: Christian
  • Height in feet: 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
  • Height in centimetres: 191
  • Weight in kilograms: 80
  • Weight in pounds: 176.37
  • Body build: Buff
  • Jersey Number: 16
  • Hair colour: Unknown (constantly dyes his hair)
  • Marital status: Married
  • Education: High School
  • Occupation: Professional football Player
  • Net worth: $350,000 - $2 million
  • Instagram: @ricardonascimento03
  • Twitter: @r_nascimento05
  • Facebook: Ricardo Nascimento
  • Salary in ZAR: R350,000

How much is Ricardo Nascimento’s salary?

The experience that comes with playing professional football for a long period of time and across three different continents comes with its perks. According to, Ricardo Nascimento's salary is deep in the region of R350,000.

As of January 2022, the athlete is among the top 15 highest-paid players in Mamelodi Sundowns.

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Ricardo Nascimento dribbles past a Jeonbuk Hyundai player in a past match. Photo by Atsushi Tomura
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Ricardo Nascimento’s Instagram account

Despite the celebrated athlete's inactivity on social media and Instagram, to be specific, he has managed to attract the attention of more than 5000 Instagram followers on his profile, which remains unverified to date. Nascimento’s Instagram account can be found through the username ricardonascimento03

Where does the star live?

The PSA star has on multiple occasions described South Africa to be like a second home for him as he has been there for four years now and counting. It is, however, not clear whether Nascimento’s house in South Africa is rented or personally owned by the player.

What is Ricardo Nascimento's nationality?

The defender was born in Ilhéus, State of Bahia, Brazil and despite living in South Africa where he currently works, he is Brazilian by birth.

Who is Ricardo Nascimento’s wife?

Although the footballer is not much of a social media enthusiast, he makes the most of the little time he has for social media to flaunt his beautiful wife and son for the world to see.

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Ricardo Nascimento and his beautiful family. Photo: @ricardonascimento (modified by author)
Source: Instagram

He is married to Carol Nascimento. Those who closely follow these two consider them "the perfect couple" or, rather, the example of what healthy relationships should look like.

What is Ricardo Nascimento’s age?

The very experienced football player was born on February 7, 1987. This means that the star is 34 years old at the time of writing this article.

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Ricardo Nascimento during a past pre-match training session. Photo by Shaun Botterill - FIFA/FIFA
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What is Ricardo Nascimento’s height?

Any football player that plays as a central defender would ordinarily be expected to be tall. This is one area that Ricardo does not lack, and he is 1.91 meters tall, which is the equivalent of 191 centimeters.

A look at Ricardo Nascimento’s career

Ricardo started his career in his home country Brazil with two unsuccessful spells at Brazilian club Palmeiras - the record titleholders in the country - and Ole Brasil, both teams in which he made no appearances on the pitch.

He then made several loan moves to clubs in Portugal, Romania and Brazil before moving to Mamelodi Sundowns. This means that the player has played for clubs in Europe, South America and Africa.

Ricardo Nascimento’s previous teams include:

  • Monte Azul-SP – 2016/2017
  • Acad. Coimbra – 2014/2015
  • Monte Azul-SP – 2014/2015
  • Moreirense FC – 2014/2015
  • Portimonense – 2013/2014
  • Astra Ploiesti – 2012/2013
  • Olé Brasil – 2011/2012
  • Portimonense – 2010/2011
  • Penafiel – 2009/2010
  • Olé Brasil – 2009/2010
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Ricardo Nascimento at a past match. Photo by Masashi Hara
Source: Getty Images

His absence from the team when he suffered an injury led many to ask questions about how the team was paying his wages considering the fact that Ricardo Nascimento's salary is quite hefty. Despite this, he remains a highly valued player.

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