Gonzalo Higuain is a French-Argentinian footballer who plays as a striker for Italian club Juventus and the Argentine national team.
Gonzalo Higuain Salary
Higuain has an estimated net worth of $16 million which is a big improvement from 2013 where he used to receive an annual salary of $4.2 million. He made his $16 million fortune with Real Madrid & Napoli, and by endorsing brands like KFC.
Also known as Pipa or El Pipita, Gonzalo Higuain was born on December 10th, 1987 in Brest, France. He began his football career in 2004 with the River Plate. He played for the team until 2006. In December 2006, Gonzalo Higuain was signed by the Real Madrid Spanish Club in a €12-million contract. On July 27, 2013, he was signed by the Napoli in a £34.5 million deal.
When Higuain was transferred to Juventus from Napoli, he became the most expensive center forward of that time. He receives an annual salary of $6 million per year from Juventus. He has houses in both Madrid and Turin, which is estimated to be around $0.6 million.
His car collection includes Audi Q8 which costs around $164,900 and Audi Q3 of $35,800. He also earns a fair amount of money through his endorsements with Nike.
He owes his fortune to smart stock investments, substantial property holdings, lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics. He also owns several restaurants in Buenos Aires, a Football Team named the “Brest Angels”, has launched his own brand of Vodka, and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume and a fashion line called “Gonzalo Higuaín Seduction”.
Higuaín, along with global cover star Lionel Messi, featured on the Italian cover of EA Sports' multi-platform video game FIFA 15.