Giorgio Chiellini’s wife, age, RETIREMENT, awards, net worth 2022

Giorgio Chiellini’s wife, age, RETIREMENT, awards, net worth 2022

Sospeter Itolondo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:01 PM
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Giorgio Chiellini is one of the most notable names in world football. He is one of the most prolific defenders in Italy and in the world. So, who is Giorgio Chiellini's wife, and where is Chiellini now? Read on to find out more.

Giorgio Chiellini's Italy career
Giorgio Chiellini warming up before a Serie A match against Bologna FC. Photo: Sportinfoto/vi/DeFodi
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Giorgio Chiellini has won nearly every club and world football award playing as a defender. He has astonished the world with his longevity and performance at high levels, even at an advanced age.

Did Chiellini retire? Are Bonucci and Chiellini brothers? Does Chiellini speak English? Find out more about the Italian giant below, as we answer all these questions you may be having.

Profile Summary

  • Full Name: Giorgio Chiellini
  • Birth Date: August 14th 1984
  • Age: 37 years old (as of April 2022)
  • Nationality: Italian
  • Birth Place: Pisa, Italy
  • Gender: Male
  • Current Residence: Turin
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Height in Feet: 6'2"
  • Height in Centimeters: 187cm
  • Weight in Kilograms: 85 kg
  • Weight in Pounds: 187 Pounds
  • Hair Colour: Black
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Carolina Bonistalli
  • Children: Nina and Olivia (daughters)
  • Net worth: $15million
  • Instagram: @giorgiochiellini
  • Twitter: @chiellini
  • Facebook: Giorgio Chiellini

Giorgio Chiellini’s wife

Giorgio Chiellini’s family
Giorgio Chiellini with his wife and daughters. Photo: @giorgiochiellini
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He is married to his wonderful wife, Carolina Bonistalli. The two were married in Livorno, Italy, in a private ceremony in July of 2014. She is 2 years his senior and has a BA in Science. They have been blessed with two daughters, Nina, Born in July 2015, and Olivia, born in June 2019.

Giorgio Chiellini’s age

The skipper was born on August 14th, 1984, in Pisa, Italy. He is 37 years old as of April 2022. He is 187 cm or 6'2" tall. He is also 85kgs or 187 pounds heavy.

Giorgio Chiellini’s retirement

Did Chiellini retire? Well, sort of but not yet. He has hinted at retiring from International football once they play Argentina at Wembley, in England, in a June friendly. This stadium is the same stadium where he won the Euros 2020 trophy against England in a thrilling penalty shootout.

However, he has not talked about retiring from club football. He has had a thrilling 18-year career with his country. It is sad for him and his fans that he does not get to play in the 2022 World Cup.

Giorgio Chiellini and Leonardo Bonucci

The two have made one of the best center-back partnerships in recent football history. They both play for Italy and Juventus. Chelsea legend John Terry once described the duo as the best players of their generation. He told La Gazzetta dello Sport that,

Giorgio Chiellini and Bonucci's center-back partnership
Giorgio Chiellini and Bonucci celebrate after winning a Serie A match against Torino. Photo: Matteo Bottanelli
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“I studied Franco Baresi and Paolo Maldini. Maldini is my absolute idol, he made everything look easy. Nobody has ever had his style. Chiellini and Leonardo Bonucci are the best players of this generation, they are two legends already."

Giorgio Chiellini’s biography

As earlier mentioned, he was born on August 14th, 1984, in Pisa, Italy. He was born to Lucia Chiellini and Fabio Chiellini. His father was an Orthopedist, while his mom was a business manager. He grew up in Livorno, a famous tourist attraction. His parents worked high-paying jobs, so he was free to explore his career options.

He was first a basketball enthusiast with excellent grades, before finally moving to football as he was not considered tall enough. He then enrolled in Livorno 9 FC when he was 6, and the rest is history.

Giorgio Chiellini’s contract

He is currently on a contract with Juventus until June 2023. He updated his contract for 2021 to remain with the club for two more years. This contract was signed after he became a free agent in the summer of 2021 after his contract expired.

Giorgio Chiellini’s career

Over the years, the Italian has had a lucrative career from a young age. He has appeared in 390 games with 24 goals and 16 assists. Here's his career breakdown:

  • AS Livorno Calcio August 2000 to June 2004
  • ACF Fiorentina from August 2004 to June 2005
  • Juventus from August 2005 to present
  • Italy from January 2004

Giorgio Chiellini’s awards

Giorgio Chiellini's Euros trophy celebration
Giorgio Chiellini holding the 2020 Euros trophy in Rome, Italy, together with his teammates. Photo: Massimo Di Vita.
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The Italian defender has a lot of awards under his name. He has done a lot with both his clubs and country. He has won the following titles:

  • Serie A-9 times in 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2013/2014, 2012/2013, 2011/2012
  • Serie B-once in 2006/2007
  • Coppa Italia-five times in 2020/2021, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015
  • Super Cup-five times 2020/2021, 2018/2019, 2015/2016, 2013/2014, 2012/2013
  • Euros-once in 2020

Claudio Chiellini

He is Chiellini's twin brother and once had a managerial role at Juventus. He now works as a sporting director at Pisa.

Giorgio Chiellini's Italian Supercup celebrations
Giorgio Chiellini lifts the Italian Supercup along with his teammates, in January 2019. Photo: Claudio Villa
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Despite Giorgio Chiellini's wife being older than him, they have had such a beautiful marriage, being blessed with two children.

The Italian skipper is one of the best defenders in the world, and despite letting his national team down by not qualifying for the world cup, he still looks forward to representing them in other ways. He is a true Italian legend.

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