Kolo Toure's net worth: How much is the retired African footballer worth at the moment?

Kolo Toure's net worth: How much is the retired African footballer worth at the moment?

Lenah Ann
updated at November 6, 2023 at 11:07 AM

Kolo Toure is an Ivorian who is a former soccer player and now manager who most recently coached Wigan Athletic in the Championship. He rose to fame following his performance on the pitch, which saw him sign with some of the biggest Premier League clubs, such as Arsenal, Manchester City, and Liverpool, and in doing so, his net worth skyrocketed. So, what is Kolo Toure's net worth at the moment? Let us find out.

Kolo Toure's net worth
Kolo Toure, manager of Wigan Athletic, looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match against Millwall at The Den on 10 December 2022 in London, England. Photo: Andrew Redington (Modified by author)
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Toure went down in history as Ivory Coast's second-most capped player with 120 appearances from 2000 to 2015. He played in the FIFA World Cup competitions in 2006, 2010, and 2014. Additionally, the Ivorian represented his country in seven Africa Cup of Nations competitions, winning in 2015.

Kolo Toure's bio and profile summary

Full name

Kolo Abib Touré

Date of birth

19 March 1981


42 years of age (as of November 2023)

Place of birth

Bouaké, Ivory Coast





Zodiac sign



5 feet 10 inches or 178 centimetres


163 pounds or 74 kilograms

Hair colour


Eye colour

Dark brown

Relationship status





Yassine, Sania




Ibrahim, Yaya, Belinda


Former professional soccer player, coach

Years active

1999 – 2017

Teams played for

ASEC Mimosas, Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool, Celtic





Net worth

$10.5 million

Social media presence


Kolo Toure's net worth

According to various online sources, the Ivorian soccer legend has a net worth of approximately $10.5 million as of November 2023. He gained his fortune as a coach and former professional soccer player, playing for some of the biggest clubs in the globe.

Additionally, the former Ivorian player endorsed brands and sponsorship deals with several companies, such as Puma and Standard Chartered, contributing to his wealth.

Kolo Toure's salary

The retired African footballer earned an estimated salary of $148,624 per week while playing for Liverpool and Manchester City during his prime years. He was among the highest-paid African footballers who had ventured into the top flight of European football.

What was Kolo Toure's career earnings?
Toure looks on during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leicester City at Molineux on 7 February 2021 in Wolverhampton, England. Photo: Malcolm Couzens (Modified by author)
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So, what was Kolo Toure's career earnings? During his active years as a player, the renowned legend earned a gross pay of approximately $13 million.

Kolo Toure's house and cars

The former soccer star has several properties in the United Kingdom and Ivory Coast. He spent $2.4 million on a Cheshire house, which he sold for $3.7 million.

Additionally, he has a luxury mansion in Ivory Coast, as well as a home in Liverpool. However, he has kept details about his car collections away from the public.

Kolo Toure's career

The renowned player started his professional career as a defender with ASEC Mimosas before moving to Arsenal in 2002. While at the club, he made 326 appearances and was a part of the most outstanding squad during the 2003/04 season.

He signed with Manchester City in 2009, and his younger brother Yaya followed him a year later. And together, they helped City win their first league title in forty-four years.

In 2013, the Ivorian joined Liverpool, and in 2017, he retired from football to start his coaching career as Leicester City's assistant coach.

What is Kolo Toure doing now?

Kolo Toure's house and cars
Kolo during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on 14 September 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. Photo: Robbie Jay Barratt (Modified by author)
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The retired Ivorian soccer player is currently hunting for his next job but most recently was the head coach for Championship club Wigan Athletics on a three-and-a-half-year deal, which he signed on 29 November 2022.

How old is Kolo Toure?

The renowned African legend was born on 19 March 1981, and thus, he is 42 years of age as of November 2023. He was born in Bouaké, Ivory Coast, to his father, Mory, and his mother and was raised alongside his siblings, Ibrahim, Yaya, and Belinda.

Most African players with Kolo Toure's net worth are bound to be some of the wealthiest athletes on the continent. Over the past decade, the continent has witnessed some of the greatest football stars, such as Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, and the Ayew brothers, rise to stardom due to their prowess on the pitch.

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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.