Casemiro’s age, height, salary, wife, stats, net worth as of 2022

Casemiro’s age, height, salary, wife, stats, net worth as of 2022

Lewis Injai
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:02 PM

From being abandoned by his father and being raised by a single mom, overcoming abject poverty to becoming one of the best defensive midfielders in the world and making millions in the process, Casemiro is a player who overcame many adversities to get to the point he is right now. So, what is Casemiro’s age, and net worth? The article discusses this and many more fascinating details about this Brazilian star.

Casemiro’s age, height, salary, wife, stats, net worth as of 2022
Casemiro, aka The Tank, is a player with one of the most inspirational tales, but how old is Casemiro? Read on to find out. Photo: Juan Manuel Serrano Arce (modified by author)
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Often praised for his aptitude and eagerness to learn, self-improvement, and attention to detail, Casemiro has transformed himself to become one of the best defensive midfielders in the world. So how did he transform himself? Read along, for this article talks about Casemiro’s age, salary, net worth, and much more.

Casemiro’s profile summary

  • Full name: Carlos Henrique Casimiro
  • Nickname: Casemiro or The Tank
  • Gender: male
  • Date of birth: 23 February 1992
  • Age: 30 years (as of May 2022)
  • Zodiac sign: Pisces
  • Place of birth: São José dos Campos, Brazil
  • Current residency: Madrid, Spain
  • Nationality: Brazilian and Spanish
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Height in feet: 6’5”
  • Height in centimetres: 185 centimetres
  • Profession: footballer
  • Position: Defensive midfielder
  • Current team: Real Madrid
  • Total career appearances: 499
  • Total career goals: 47
  • Family: Venancio Magda de Faria Casimiro (mother), Lucas and Bianca Casimiro (siblings)
  • Marital status: Married
  • Wife: Anna Mariana Ortega
  • Net worth: $65.09 million
  • Monthly salary: $790,000
  • Instagram: casemiro
  • Twitter: @Casemiro

Casemiro’s age

Young kids from rural Sao Paulo take to football, which is seen as a lifeline to riches, and the Real Madrid star is no exception. He grew up multitasking between education and football from a young age.

Casemiro’s age
Casemiro controls the ball during the UEFA Champions League Semi-Final Leg Two match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, on 4 May 2022. Photo: Alex Gottschalk
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At the age of eleven, he was already spotted as an exceptional talent to be enrolled in a football academy. Born on 23 February 1992, the Brazilian star is 30 as of May 2022.

Casemiro at Real Madrid

This Brazilian star is a classic example of sheer hard work and determination. He arrived at Real Madrid a little over nine years ago, where he was inducted into the club’s second team and grew to become one of the instrumental players in the first team.

Casemiro's Real Madrid career, trophies, second team
Casemiro lifts the La Liga Santander trophy after a match between Real Madrid and RCD Espanyol on 30 April 2022. Photo: Jose Manuel Alvarez
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After one year with the club, in 2014, he was loaned to FC Porto, where he stayed for one season, made forty appearences and scored four goals.

He returned to Real Madrid and was mostly a reserve player under Rafael Benitez, but upon the arrival of his successor Zinadine Zidane, he became the first choice. This gave him the chance to display his potential.

Casemiro at the Champions League

This Brazilian star has won four Champions League titles, all with Real Madrid, his current team. Though he was first signed to Real Madrid, his Champions League debut was with FC Porto during his loan spell.

Casemiro's Champions League trophies
Casemiro holds up the Champions League trophy as they celebrate at Santiago Bernabeu a day after Real Madrid won their 13th UEFA Champions League Final, on 27 May 2018. Photo: Helios de la Rubia
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Ever since he returned to Los Blancos, he has been one of the critical players whenever the team plays in the League, leading them to a title win four times, including three consecutive ones.

Casemiro’s stats

In the 2021/22 Spanish La Liga, he played 29 matches, including one as a substitute. He has scored 1 goal from 25 attempts and 8 shots on target. He averages 63 passes per match with a completion rate of 83%. He has received 11 yellow cards and 0 red cards on the discipline front.

In the 2021/22 Champions League, he has played 10 matches and has no goals from 2 shots on target after eight attempts. He averages 51 passes per match with a completion rate of 89%.

Casemiro’s contract

Owing to his excellent performance with FC Porto, in 2015, his contract was extended to 2021, two months after his return to Real Madrid. By 2020, he had established himself as a vital starter in the first team and was rewarded a contract extension until 2023. The contract was to see him have a $ 9.7 million annual net earning.

Casemiro’s contract
Casemiro with Real Madrid's President, Florentino Pérez, during the signing of his contract on 27 August 2021. Photo: casemiro
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In August 2021, he joined fellow teammates in committing to the team for a longer time. He signed a contract to stay with the team until 2025.

Casemiro FIFA 22

On EA's video game FIFA 22, Casemiro is a 29-year-old player who plays for Real Madrid in the Spanish Primera Division (1) and Brazil's national team. He has two skills moves and three weak-foot stars. He is right-footed, and his work rate is medium to high. He weighs 84 kilograms or 185 pounds and is 6 feet or 185 centimetres tall.

How much does Casemiro earn?

Due to his exemplary performance on the pitch, this Brazilian international enjoys a fat paycheck and is one of the top earners in Real Madrid. According to Capology, which tracks athletes' incomes, Casemiro has an annual gross salary of approximately $10.3 million, which translates to $790,000 monthly.

What is Casemiro’s net worth?

This star footballer has sure come a long way, with an inspirational tale to many. From his early days in Sao Paulo to now playing for a big team in Europe, he is a true definition of hard work and determination. Casemiro’s net worth stands at a staggering $65.09 million.

While most of his wealth comes from his football career, he also has other income streams.

Casemiro’s net worth
The Brazilian star poses in his Case Esports offices. Photo: casemiro
Source: Instagram

He has endorsement deals with major brands such as the gaming brand EA Sport and was even featured in FIFA 19 trailer, and he is also the ambassador for the gaming brand HyperX. Casemiro is also the owner and CEO of an E-sports team. In 2020, he founded the E-sports team Case Esports.

Who is Casemiro’s wife?

Casemiro is married to Anna Mariana Ortega, a professional make-up artist with whom they have two adorable kids. Rumour has it they have been together since 2011. They met when Casemiro was still playing for Sao Paulo and dated for a few years before getting married in 2014.

Casemiro’s wife
Casemiro has one of the most adorable families in the sports industry. On many occasions, he has cited them as his source of strength. Photo: annamarianacasemiro (modified by author)
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Anna was born in 1989, which makes her two years older than Casemiro, but for the Brazilian star, age is not a problem, for they are going strong year after year.

Frequently asked questions

Below is one of the most frequently asked questions related to Casemiro’s.

Who is better, Casemiro or Kante?

More often than not, in football quarters, the question of who is the better defensive midfielder between Casemiro and Chelsea’s Ngolo Kante is a frequently asked question. To put it straight, as much as they both play the same role, which is to prevent a goal, it is hard to point out who is the better defender because of several factors, the key one being that both play in different domestic leagues. But below is a comparison of the two.

Who is better, Casemiro or Kante?
One of the discussions that generally arise in football quarters is who is better, Casemiro or Kante? Photo: Visionhaus, David S. Bustamante
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  • Personal stats: In 2021/22 La Liga, Casemiro scored 0 goals with a passing accuracy of 84% in 37 appearences, while in 2021/22 Premier League, Kante scored 2 goals with 87% passing accuracy in 29 appearences.
  • Titles: Kante has won 7 titles with his clubs, while Casemiro has won 13 titles with his club

Casemiro’s age shows what true determination can get you within a short period if you put in the extra effort needed to be great. If his recently extended contract is anything to go by, we can safely say that the best is yet to come from this Brazilian star.

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