Sergio Aguero's net worth: How much is the football legend worth currently?

Sergio Aguero's net worth: How much is the football legend worth currently?

Helix Odhiambo
updated at December 8, 2023 at 4:08 PM
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The life story of Sergio Aguero has inspired many worldwide. The Argentinian legend rose from the sprawling suburbs of his home town, Buenos Aires, to becoming one of the best football strikers in history. Today, Sergio Aguero's net worth elevates his status among the wealthiest footballers ever.

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Sergio Aguero of Kunisports looks on during round three of the Kings League tournament against Porcinos FC at Cupra Arenaon on 15 January 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. Photo: Manuel Queimadelos
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Aguero's exceptional skills and goal-scoring helped him win dozens of titles and honours. He also married Diego Maradon's daughter before they broke up. This article reveals Aguero's background, career, net worth, and where he is now.

Sergio Aguero's profile summary

Full name

Sergio Leonel Aguero del Castillo


Kun, Kun Aguero

Date of birth

2 June 1988


35 (as of December 2023)


Buenos Aires, Argentina




1.73 m


77 kg

Eye colour

Dark brown

Hair colour

Dark brown


Former football player


Leonel Del Castillo, Adriana Aguero


Yesica, Gabriela, Maira, Daiana, Mauritius, Gaston


Giannina Maradona

Former father-in-law

Diego Maradona



Net worth

$80 million

Social media

Instagram, Facebook, X (Twitter)

How old is Sergio Aguero?

Manchester City legend Sergio Aguero (age 35 as of December 2023) was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He earned his nickname 'Kun' from a Japanese cartoon he watched as a child, where the main character was 'Kum-Kum'.

Sergio Aguero's family

Sergio grew up in poverty, where he watched his family forced to leave their home due to flooding. He is the second born of his six siblings, born to Leonel del Castillo and Adriana. Aguero has two brothers, Gaston and Mauricio, and four sisters, Yesica, Gabriela, Maira and Daiana.

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Former Manchester City star Sergio Aguero poses for a picture with his family during Christmas celebrations. Photo: @kunaguero (modified by author)
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Kun's father also played football, but financial issues barred him from continuing his professional career. He had to look for other jobs, like working as a baker, to provide for his family.

Sergio Aguero's net worth and salary

How much is Sergio Aguero's net worth in 2023? According to some sources, Kun has an estimated net worth of $80 million. Other sources estimate his net worth at $85 million. He earned most of his wealth through his football career and brand endorsements.

How much was Sergio Aguero's salary?

Kun received an average salary of $7 million annually at Man City. He moved to Barcelona in 2021 after agreeing to a 75% pay cut, penning a two-year deal. The Spanish club paid him around $126.2 million weekly before he suffered from breathing problems.

The Catalan club agreed to pay his salary for the first season, while Kun decided to give up around $6.4 million that he would have earned in his second year.

Sergio Aguero's career earnings

Sergio Aguero's career earnings
Kun Aguero during Kings League and Queen League press conference ahead of the finals at Civitas Metropolitano Stadium on 28 July 2023 in Madrid, Spain. Photo: Borja B. Hojas
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The Argentine earned around $108.5 million in gross salary during his career. His best rank in Forbes' annual list of highest-earners was 9th in 2015, where he made $18.1 million. Kun earned $24 million at Man City between June 2017 and June 2018.

How much did Man City buy Aguero for?

The Premier League giants signed Kun for a reported fee of $47.97 million from Atletico Madrid in 2011. The former striker penned a five-year deal with Man City.

Sergio Aguero's career

Kun began his professional career at the Argentine side Independiente, becoming the youngest player (15 years 35 days) to play in the country's top flight. He also played for Atletico Madrid, Manchester City, and Barcelona.

Atletico Madrid

How much is Sergio Aguero worth?
Sergio Aguero of Atletico Madrid controls the ball during their 2009/2010 Champions League match against Panathinaikos at Stade Vicente Calderon, Madrid. Photo: Olivier Andrivon
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Atletico signed Sergio in 2006, where he established himself among the best young strikers in La Liga. He spent five seasons with the Spanish club, scoring dozens of goals and helping the club to win the 2010 UEFA Europa League and the 2011 UEFA Super Cup.

Manchester City

Aguero signed for Man City in 2011. He spent ten years and won five league titles, six EFL Cups, and an FA Cup. Kun also earned multiple individual awards, including the Premier League Golden Boot.

Many remember him for his last-gasp goal against QPR on the final day of the 2011-12 season, which earned Man City a 3-2 win and their first EPL title in 44 years. Sergio has the most hat tricks in Premier League history (13).


Kun moved to Barcelona on 31 May 2021 but only played five games after ending his career at 33 due to breathing complications. According to his cardiologist, Sergio Aguero's heart problems were caused by a virus that infected his heart.

International career

Sergio represented Argentina with Under-17, Under-20, Under-23, and the senior team. His first match came in a 3-0 defeat to Brazil in a friendly on 3 September 2006 at the Wembley Stadium. Kun spent 15 years with the team and won the 2021 Copa America and an Olympic gold medal in 2008.

Sergio Aguero's stats

Sergio Aguero's salary
Former Argentina player Sergio Aguero with the World Cup trophy after his country won the 2022 FIFA World Cup at Lusail Stadium, Qatar, on 18 December 2022. Photo: Alex Livesey
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The Argentine played over 786 official matches during his professional career. Here is a breakdown of his football stats.









Manchester City




Atletico Madrid




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Interesting facts about Sergio Aguero

Sergio has built a solid career that has earned him a reputation and admiration. Besides football, he has a family, acquired property and luxury cars. Discover more about him here, including what he is doing now.

Is he married?

The legendary striker previously married Diego Maradona's daughter, Giannina. They were together for four years before divorcing in 2012. The former couple has a son called Benjamin, whose godfather is Lionel Messi.

Kun also dated model Sofia Calzetti from 2019 to 2023. They split up in September after a video emerged allegedly showing Sofia kissing another man in a nightclub. However, Sofia denied the claims.

Where does Aguero's son play?

Sergio Aguero's son, Benjamin, plays for Tigre in Argentina. He joined the team's reserves in March 2022. Benjamin was born on 19 February 2009 in Madrid, Spain.

What is Sergio Aguero doing now?

The Argentine quit football to begin streaming on Twitch. He has massive followers on the platform, where he often streams himself playing popular video games. He has also invited famous personalities in his streams, including Messi. He also played in the Kings League, sponsored by former teammate and Barca legend Gerard Pique.

Sergio Aguero's house

Sergio Aguero's house
Sergio Aguero has properties in England, the United States, and his home country, Argentina. Photo: @kunaguero (modified by author)
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Kun bought a luxury apartment at the West Tower in Deansgate Square in Manchester city centre in 2019. The property sits on the 44th and 45th floor of the tower, offering a bird's-eye view of the city.

The former striker also purchased a mansion in Miami after retiring in 2021 worth around $15.1 million. The nine-bed, 13-bathroom property in Hollywood sits along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts of the United States.

Sergio Aguero's cars

Aguero has a collection of luxurious cars, including two Ferraris and a Lamborghini. Here is a breakdown of his vehicles and their estimated value.



Lumma CLR SV Range Rover


Nissan GT-R


Ferrari GTC4 Lusso


Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4


Ferrari SF90 Stradale


Social media

Kun has 31.1 million followers on Instagram and 16.7 million followers on X(Twitter) as of December 2023). His Facebook account has 23 million followers.

Final word

Sergio Aguero's net worth and career achievements are the fruits of his hard work and dedication. He is one of the greatest strikers in football history and a role model to many.

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Helix Odhiambo is an award-winning Kenyan journalist and content creator with over 6 years of experience. In 2016, he won the Goal Blaze Correspondent Award for young writers.