Hakan Calhanoglu's net worth, salary, contract, house, cars, age, stats, latest news

Hakan Calhanoglu's net worth, salary, contract, house, cars, age, stats, latest news

Kevin Omuya
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:05 PM

How much do you know about one of the best Turkish footballers of all time? Hakan Calhanoglu, widely known as Kucuk Buyucu, is regarded as one of the greatest Turkish football players. Hakan is known for scoring from free kicks as well as his set-piece delivery. How has all of this success translated to Hakan Calhanoglu's net worth and how did he become a valuable player?

Hakan Calhanoglu's career
Hakan Calhanoglu of FC Internazionale gestures during the Coppa Italian Final match between Juventus FC and FC Internazionale on May 11, 2022 in Rome, Italy. Photo: Giuseppe Maffia
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He is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Inter Milan and the Turkey national team, which he also captains. He was born in Turkey and currently resides in Italy. He is well recognized for being a star for various free-kicks and is known for being efficient from various angles and distances.

Profile summary


Hakan Calhanoglu



Date of birth

8 February 1994


28 as of June 2022

Zodiac sign


Place of birth

Mannheim, Germany

Current residence

Milan, Italy







Height in feet


Height in centimetres


Weight in kilograms


Weight in pounds


Hair colour


Eye colour

Dark Brown

Sexual orientation


Marital status



Sinem Gundogdu


Huseyin Calhanoglu


Naime Calhanoglu


Muhammed Calhanoglu


Professional footballer


Inter Milan




$12 million

Social media

Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Hakan Calhanoglu’s age and height

When was Hakan Calhanoglu born? He was born on 8 February 1994 in Mannheim, Germany. He is 28 years old as of 2022. How tall is Hakan? He stands at the height of 178cm or 5'10".

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Hakan Calhanoglu’s parents

He was born to his mother Naime and father Huseyin Calhanoglu in Mannheim, Germany. The older of his family's two kids is the free-kick wizard. Alongside his brother Muhammed, he grew up in the streets of Mannheim.

The fact that the Turk was born in Germany does not mean that he has lost sight of his native country. On the contrary, being a well-known football player, he frequently travels back to his hometown. He was born in the Bayburt Province's Turkish village of Konursu.

Hakan Calhanoglu's career

Hakan Calhanoglu's career
Hakan Çalhanolu of Turkey in action during the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between Portugal and Turkey at Estadio do Dragao on March 24, 2022, in Porto, Porto. Photo: Octavio Passos
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He started his career in 2010 at Karlsruher SC in the German second division, moved to Hamburg in the top division two years later, and then made a loan back to his former team for another season. Due to his outstanding play in his first Bundesliga season in 2014, he was traded to Bayer Leverkusen for a sum of $17.83 million.

He played for the team for three seasons, tallying 28 goals in 115 games. He paid an initial $24.6 million to join Milan in 2017. He was born in Germany and decided at 16 to represent Turkey internationally. Hakan made his senior debut in 2013 and competed for the team at UEFA Euro 2016 and Euro 2020.

Hakan Calhanoglu’s stats

The outstanding Turkish footballer has played 456 times for five clubs, according to the transfermarkt (Karlsruher SC, Hamburger SV, Bayer Leverkusen, Milan, and Inter Milan). In his tenure on the field, he assisted his teammates with 110 goals and 100 assists.

In 66 appearances for his nation at the international level, he has 14 goals to his credit. In addition, he won the title of Serie A Player of the Month in December 2020.

Hakan Calhanoglu’s dating

The gifted player wed his childhood sweetheart, Sinem Gundogdu, in Mannheim in 2017. However, things did not work out for the couple as his wife decided to seek a divorce.

The footballer wrote on Twitter about his divorce:

"Dear friends, I have decided not to comment on my divorce, because of my respect for marriage, but unfortunately I see that my silence has been exploited and I have deliberately tried to give the impression that my divorce is mine. My honor and my family are bad I have to make a statement about my divorce process: I will divorce a decision that can not be reversed because it is a very serious and unforgivable situation and if I am a child from that marriage."

But in 2018, the pair reconciled. The footballer is a father to two kids. Liya, the couple's first kid, was born in 2019, and Ayaz the second child was born in 2021.

Hakan Calhanoglu’s salary

He earns $177,000 per week, and $9.21 million per year playing for AC Milan. His net worth is $39.3 million. His current contract expires on June 30, 2024.

Hakan Calhanoglu’s contract

Currently, Inter Milan is the team that he plays for. He must remain with Inter through June 30, 2act. In 2021, he was moved from Milan to Inter. He has been a gift to Inter. His most recent interview with Tivibu Spor in Turkey reportedly led to Inter considering fining him.

Hakan Calhanoglu’s tatoos

Hakan Calhanoglu's tatoos
Hakan Calhanoglu of FC Internazionale looks on during the Serie A match between US Salernitana 1919 and FC Internazionale at Stadio Arechi, Salerno, Italy on 17 December 2021. Photo: Giuseppe Maffia
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The lion and the baby cub: the former AC Milan midfield maestro got the tattoo to commemorate the birth of his child. The tattoo features a lion and a baby cub.

Hakan Calhanoglu’s latest news

When the Nerazzurri lost the most recent Milan derby in Serie A, he appeared to criticize Inter manager Simone Inzaghi and respond to Zlatan Ibrahimovic by suggesting that Inzaghi made the wrong substitutions. Later, he was clear and confident that he had never accused his coach. He stated,

“Evidently, some of my words were misinterpreted by some sections of the media,” . I never criticised any coach, let alone Mister Inzaghi, who I consider to be a great coach and one who strongly wanted me at Inter, putting his faith in me. If my teammates and I had a great season and won two trophies, a lot of that is down to him.”

Gazzetta and Alfredo Pedullà claim that he told Inter about the interview, but the club was still upset about it, and as a result, the Turkey midfielder could be fined for his comments.

Hakan Calhanoglu’s house and cars

He is living a lavish lifestyle in a beautiful house in Milan, Italy. It should be no surprise that the small playmaker has adopted the same strategy away from the field as he does on it because the little and huge combo is so effective. He has a monster truck Mercedes G-Wagon, a Lamborghini Aventador S, a Bentley and a Harley-Davidson bike.

Hakan Calhanoglu's Instagram and Twitter

Like many football players, the free-kick genius is active on social media. His Instagram account (@hakancalhanoglu) has around 2.7m followers and his Twitter account (@hakanc10) has over 345,000 followers as of the time of writing.

Hakan Calhanoglu’s net worth

According to reports, his net worth is estimated at around $12 million. His salary as an Inter Milan footballer is $6.15 million per year. Hakan Calhanoglu's net worth has helped establish him as one of the most inspiring footballers.

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Kevin Omuya is a Content Writer with 4 years of experience who joined Sports Brief in 2022. In 2019 he held a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Digital Media from KCA University.