Roberto Carlos' net worth: How much is the former Brazilian footballer worth currently?

Roberto Carlos' net worth: How much is the former Brazilian footballer worth currently?

Lenah Ann
updated at October 19, 2023 at 1:09 PM
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Roberto Carlos is a Brazilian former professional soccer player who not only went down in history as the most offensive-minded left-back in sports history but also as one of the greatest full-backs ever. He is known for his long career at Real Madrid and constant involvement with the Canarinha, his national team. So, what is Roberto Carlos' net worth?

Is Roberto Carlos on Instagram?
Former Brazilian football player, Roberto Carlos, poses for a photo during the Green Carpet Arrivals prior to The Best FIFA Football Awards 2022 on 27 February 2023 in Paris, France. Photo: Marcio Machado (Modified by author)
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The renowned legend was famous for his great speed, physicality, and attacking ability, which have helped him become an important player for his club and nation. During his lengthy career, he played for some of the world's most powerful football clubs, including Real Madrid, Inter Milan, and Fenerbahçe, and won multiple trophies.

Roberto Carlos' profile and bio summary

Full name

Roberto Carlos da Silva Rocha

Date of birth

10 April 1973


50 years of age (as of October 2023)

Place of birth

Garça, São Paulo, Brazil





Zodiac sign





Oscar and Vera Lucia da Silva


5 feet 6 inches or 168 centimetres


161 pounds or 73 kilograms

Hair colour


Eye colour


Relationship status



Mariana Luccon (married in 2009)




Former soccer player and coach


Uniao Sao Joao, Real Madrid, Fenerbahce, Corinthians, Anzhi, Odisha



Greatest achievements

4-times La Liga winner, 3-times UCL champion, UEFA Super Cup

Social media

Instagram, X (Twitter)

Roberto Carlos' net worth as of 2023

As of October 2023, according to various online sources, Roberto Carlos' net worth is estimated to be $210 million. The Brazilian footballer acquired a fortune throughout his playing career with clubs such as Real Madrid and Fenerbahce, alongside investments, sponsorship deals and brand endorsements from Nike and Adidas.

Roberto Carlos' career earnings

What is Roberto Carlos' net worth?
Carlos, former Real Madrid player, looks on during the Real Madrid training session at Stade de France on 27 May 2022 in Paris, France. Photo: Angel Martinez
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At the peak of his career, the renowned former footballer earned a basic monthly salary of approximately $1 million, according to various online sources. Before his retirement, several sources speculated that he had career earnings estimated to be over $70 million.

Roberto Carlos' career

The former Brazilian legend had a successful career spanning two decades. He began his professional career with Unio So Joo, a Brazilian football team, in 1991. He later moved to Palmeiras in 1993 and won the Brazilian Serie A title in his first season.

Due to his unmatched performance on the pitch, he moved to Europe in 1995, joining the Italian team Inter Milan. However, he struggled to adjust to Italian football and was eventually leased to Real Madrid in Spain.

The legendary player found his form with Real Madrid, where he became one of the club's most significant players. During his stint with the club, he won four La Liga crowns and three UEFA Champions League titles.

In 2007, he moved to Turkey to play for Fenerbahçe for three seasons before returning to Brazil to play for Corinthians. Before retiring from professional football in 2015, he had brief stints in India and Russia.

Roberto Carlos' net worth
Roberto, former Real Madrid player, reacts during a training session ahead of their UEFA Champions League group F match against Celtic FC at Celtic Park on 5 September 2022 in Glasgow, Scotland. Photo: Ian MacNicol (Modified by author)
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How old is Roberto Carlos?

The renowned legend was born on 10 April 1973 to Oscar and Vera Lucia da Silva in Garça, São Paulo, Brazil. As of October 2023, he is 50 years of age.

How tall is Roberto Carlos?

The three-time UEFA Champions League champion is 5 feet 6 inches or 168 centimetres tall, weighs 161 pounds or 73 kilograms and has black hair and brown eyes.

What is Roberto Carlos' nationality?

The renowned former left-back is a Brazilian-Spanish national of mixed ethnicity.

Is Roberto Carlos on Instagram?

Roberto Carlos' career earnings
Roberto Carlos looks on prior to the Liga match between Real Betis Balompie and Real Madrid CF at Estadio Benito Villamarin on 8 March 2020 in Seville, Spain. Photo: Silvestre Szpylma
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The Brazilian legend is on Instagram under the handle @oficialrc3 and has over 9.1 million followers. He is also on X(Twitter) under the handle @Oficial_RC3 and has over 2.5 million followers.

Roberto Carlos' net worth skyrocketed when he joined Real Madrid since he was among the highest-paid players at the club. In the world of football, he is regarded as a living legend. His enormous brilliance and expertise have been highly acknowledged throughout his long and successful career. He was a fantastic player on the field and a renowned character off the field due to his charity activities in his nation and overseas.

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Lenah Ann is a Kenyan-based content creator with 2 years of experience. She graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Media and Communication from Dedan Kimathi, Kenya in 2021.