Simon Kjaer's net worth, salary, contract, house, cars, age, stats, latest news

Simon Kjaer's net worth, salary, contract, house, cars, age, stats, latest news

Claudia Kogi
updated at April 22, 2024 at 10:10 AM

Hala Milan! Finally, one of your own, meet Simon Thorup Kjaer. He is among those soccer players who debuted on the soccer scene at a very young age. Before signing with his current team, he had previously played with FC Midtjylland, Palermo, VfL Wolfsburg, Roma, Lille LOSC, Fenerbahçe, Sevilla, and Atalanta. Discover how all of this success translates to Simon Kjaer's net worth and how he quickly became an extremely valuable player.

Simon Kjaer's latest news
Kjaer of AC Milan poses with the trophy for the victory of "scudetto " at the end of the last Serie A match against US Sassuolo at Mapei Stadium in Reggio nell'Emilia, Italy. Photo: Claudio Villa
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Who is Simon Thorup Kjaer? He is a Danish-based professional football player who plays as a centre-back for Serie A club Milan and captains the Denmark national team. As a result, he commands a significant fan base across social media platforms. Get to learn more about Simon Kjaer's latest news in this article.

Profile summary

Full name

Simon Thorup Kjaer

Date of birth

26 March 1989

Place of birth

Horsens, Denmark


33 years old (as of June 2022)

Zodiac sign















190 pounds or 86 kilograms


6'3" or 191 centimetres

Relationship/ Marital status



Elina Gollert

Current team

AC Milan and Denmark national team

Social media presence

Instagram, Twitter

Net worth

Estimated to be $15 million

Transfer market value

$7.4 million

What is Simon Kjaer's net worth?

One pronounced thing about professional soccer players is the fact that they are known for their high monetary success. Even though most of them keep such details undercover, their taste in various assets such as cars and houses often sells them out. Not forgetting fancy attires and a collection of sneakers, because who is a soccer player without some cool shoes?

According to various sources, the footballer's net worth is estimated to be $15 million as of June 2022. So, what is Simon Kjaer's salary? As of 2022, the player's annual salary at AC Milan is $2 million and a weekly salary of $36,000.

Simon Kjaer's house and cars
Simon of AC Milan in action during a training session at Milanello on April 22, 2022 in Cairate, Italy. Photo: Claudio Villa
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Aside from his soccer career earnings, he generates income from brand sponsorships in prestigious companies such as Nike. As of June 2022, his transfer market value is $7.4 million.

Where was Simon Kjaer born?

The famous football player was born in Horsens, Denmark, as Simon Thorup to Jorn and Lotte Kjaer. He was bred in Horsens alongside his sister, Alberte. His family members are Danish nationals of white ethnicity and are both Christians.

Simon Kjaer's age

The AC Milan star was born on 26 March 1989. Therefore, as of June 2022, he is 33 years old. His birth sign is Aries. He started playing for Denmark's National team in 2006.

How tall is Simon Kjaer?

According to sources in 2022, Simon Kjaer's height is 6 feet 3 inches or 191 centimetres, and his weight is 190 pounds or 86 kilograms.

Simon Kjaer's career stats

Simon Kjaer's career stats
Kjaer of AC Milan in action during the Serie A football match against US Sassuolo. Photo: Nicolo Campo
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Product of Horsens, the renowned soccer player, started playing soccer when he was four years old. At that time, he joined a small-time club, Lund IF near Horsens, before moving to the Danish Superliga club youth team, FC Midtjylland, in 2004, where his father was a club manager.

He was among the pioneers to graduate from FCM's football academy, alongside Midtjylland teammates Jesper Weinkouff and Christian Sivebaek. He debuted in soccer matches as a midfielder before one of his coaches switched him to a defender position. In 2006, he got his first award as the best player in a French youth tournament.

Simon Kjaer signed his first contract professionally, keeping him until 2009. Consequently, he got promoted to the first-team squad in January, where he had a successful trial with Real Madrid. Afterwards, he signed his five-year contract with Midtjylland.

Kjaer made his Superliga debut on 30 September 2007, in a 2-0 victory against AGF. After that, it was only a matter of time before he began displaying his skilful performances, attracting Premier League clubs such as Chelsea.

In February 2008, he agreed to a five-year contract with Palermo, which began during the summer. His debut match for Palermo was against Fiorentina in Serie A in October 2008, and he later scored his first goal in his third outing. He scored three goals in 27 appearances and finished the 2008/09 season as the club's top-scoring defender in Serie A.

Simon Kjaer signed his first contract
AC Milan sensation looks on during the UEFA Champions League group B match against Atletico Madrid at Wanda Metropolitano on November 24, 2021 in Madrid, Spain. Photo: Diego Souto
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Later, he signed an agreement to join VfL Wolfsburg at an undisclosed price alleged to be $13 million. After moving to the club, the player remarked,

The transfer means I'll have the opportunity to play for a prestigious club, and I believe this is the best decision for me. We have a quality squad capable of competing at the top of the Bundesliga. But, first and foremost, I must find a permanent residence.

Aside from VfL Wolfsburg, he went on loan to Roma and played for a season before joining Lille, where he played for two seasons and made 66 appearances. In 2015, he signed yet another contract with Fenerbahce and played for two seasons before joining Sevilla in 2017. In 2019, AC Milan presented a contract, which he agreed to sign.

Has Simon Kjaer ever participated in FIFA World Cup?

The renowned soccer player participated in FIFA World Cup qualification matches when he played a crucial role in Denmark Group E. As a result, he got nominated to Denmark's 23-man team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in May 2018.

Simon Kjaer's Instagram and Twitter

The famous football player is a dynamic personality on Instagram and has amassed over 853k followers as of 30 June 2022. He often engages his audience with photos and videos of playing soccer. Kjaer's Twitter has amassed over 267k followers.

Simon Kjaer's house and cars

Not much is known about the soccer player's assets, except he has a beautiful house in Milan, Italy and often flaunts his Mustang.

Is Simon Kjaer dating?

Is Simon Kjaer dating
Denmark's star and his wife Elina Gollert attend the Ballon D'Or photocall at Theatre du Chatelet on November 29, 2021 in Paris, France. Photo: Aurelien Meunier
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To say that Kjaer is dating is actually an understatement as he is a husband and father. He is married to his long-term sweetheart, Elina Gollert, and they have been blessed with two kids, Milas and Viggo. Previously, he was married to Camilla but separated long before he met his now-wife.

To say that Simon Kjaer's net worth is a tiny fraction of what he has achieved as far as his soccer career is concerned is an understatement. The 33-year-old player has done nothing but show his capabilities on the soccer field since he began nesting his personality in the limelight.

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