Gianluigi Buffon is a professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Serie A giants, Juventus and the Italian national team. Buffon is regarded as one of the most prolific goalkeepers of the modern era. The epitome of athleticism, Buffon is known for his acrobatic dives and lightning fast reflexes. The only goalkeeper to win the Golden Foot, Buffon has won over 23 trophies in his career and holds the record for the most number of clean sheets in Serie A.
As a result of being one of the top goalkeepers in the game, Buffon pulls in a lot of cash. Let's take a look at what Buffon earns and his net worth
Buffon's Contract Earnings
Gianluigi Buffon became the most expensive goalkeeper following his transfer to Juventus from Parma in 2001 for a jaw dropping €51.956 million. Buffon currently earns a weekly wage of $85,000 which coupled with bonuses takes his annual income to $5 million.
His current estimated net worth is around $20 million.
Buffon's Houses and cars
Gianluigi Buffon owns a luxury house in his hometown Carrara and the estimated cost of the residence is around $2 million.
Buffon also has a collection of luxury cars which includes brands like Maserati, Ford and Audi. The estimated cost of his luxury cars amounts to $1 million.
Buffon has been sponsored by German brand Puma for most of his sports equipment for a major part of his career. Buffon has also endorsed Pepsi during his career and has also appeared in their commercials. An ardent poker player, Buffon has also endorsed by PokerStars, which is an online poker cardroom.
Buffon also has a number of personal investment endeavours and has his own brand of wine by the name of “Buffon #1”. Buffon was also a major shareholder of his hometown club Carrarese before it dismantled in 2016. In addition to this, Buffon holds 15% shares of the Italian textile company, Zuchi Group S.p.A.
|Age||Source of Wealth|
|40 years||Football, Endorsements,Investments|
|$5 million||$2 million (approx)|
|Married to Alena Seredova||Maserati, Ford, Audi|