Grab all the details on the net worth and earnings of the Portuguese football manager Jose Mourinho.
Jose Mourinho is one of the most decorated managers of all time, with 25 titles to his name which includes two UEFA Champions League trophies, eight league titles, and two UEFA Europa League trophies. He is well known for approaching games with the intent to win through tactical advantages rather than playing the beautiful game. And it has worked well in his career and has helped him become one of the most successful managers in the history of football.
Throughout his career as a manager, Jose Mourinho's managed some of the biggest names in Europe, like Manchester United, Real Madrid, Chelsea, and Inter Milan. Managing such gargantuan clubs over the years and leading them to success has not only earned Mourinho immense fame, but also quite a lot of money too. But how much wealth does 'The Special One' really own at present? Let's find out.
Jose Mourinho is one of the wealthiest managers in football and he's made an absolute fortune over the course of his managerial career. According to the website Celebrity Net Worth, ex-Manchester United boss holds an immense net worth of about $120 million as of October 2020. The website also estimates his average annual salary to be around $27 million. Below, we break his earnings according to his time at different clubs he's managed throughout his career.
Jose Mourinho began his major managerial career with Benfica, where he was an assistant manager before replacing manager Jupp Heynckes in September 2000. But he left the position after only nine league games in charge, on 5 December 2000. He then went on to manage União de Leiria in 2001 before being appointed by FC Porto in January 2002 to replace Octávio Machado.
Jose Mourinho won the Champions League with FC Porto.
Source: The Sportsman
During his 2002-03 season with Porto, Mourinho won the Primeira Liga with a record 86 points (which was broken in the 2015–16 season, when Benfica won by 88 points. He also won the Taça de Portugal, and the UEFA Cup final the same season. In the 2003-04 season, he won the Portuguese Super Cup, and most importantly the UEFA Champions League.
Just a few days after winning the Champions League, Jose Mourinho joined the West London club Chelsea on 2 June 2004, on a three-year contract. He agreed to the deal after Porto offered him a £1.7 million (around $3 million at that time) compensation package. According to a CNN report in 2004, Mourinho's average salary during his first three seasons at Chelsea was about £5 million (around $9 million at that time). From 2004 to 2007, he won two Premier League titles and four other domestic cups. According to Mirror, Chelsea reportedly paid Jose Mourinho and his staff £31.4 million for being sacked since 2007.
Jose Mourinho won three Premier League titles with Chelsea.
Source: Premier League
Mourinho returned to Chelsea in 2013 and won one Premier League title in the 2014-15 season and a League cup on 27 October 2015. As per Sport Bible, the Blues paid him £8.5million a year and gave him and his staff an £8.3million payoff in late 2015. When he was sacked in 2015 from Chelsea, he got paid £12.5 million in compensation.
On 2 June 2008, Mourinho was appointed the manager of Internazionale, as a successor of Roberto Mancini. From 2008 to 2010, Jose won one UEFA Champions League (2009-10) two Serie A titles, one Supercoppa Italiana, and one Coppa Italia.
Jose Mourinho managed Inter Milan from 2008 to 2010.
Source: Daily Mirror
In the beginning, Jose Mourinho earned around €7 million in his time at Inter Milan. But when he signed a three-year contract with the club in 2009, he began earning around €9.5 million (£8.3 million) per year. Such an immense earning made him the highest-paid manager in football at the time. After winning the Champions League with the club, Jose left to join Real Madrid, after both clubs agreed on a compensation package.
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Jose Mourinho joined Real Madrid in 2010, succeeding manager Manuel Pellegrini at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. With the Spanish giants, he won a La Liga title (2011-12), a Copa del Rey (2011-12), and a Supercopa de España (2012).
Jose Mourinho managed Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013.
Source: The Independent
Jose Mourinho earned an incredible £14.8 million per year during his time with Real Madrid. Such a salary made him the highest-paid coach in world football at the time. When he left Spain to return to Chelsea in 2013, he got £17 million in compensation fees.
Jose Mourinho got sacked from Chelsea in 2015, following a poor run in the 2015-16 season with the club. On 27 May 2016, he signed with Manchester United on a three-year contract. During his two and a half years with the club, he won a UEFA Europa League (2016-17 season), a FA Community Shield, and an EFL cup.
Jose Mourinho managed Manchester United from 2016 to 2018.
Source: Daily Mail
Jose Mourinho reportedly earned £24.2 million per year after signing the contract in 2016. At the beginning of 2018, when he had signed a new five-year contract with the Red Devils, worth £65 million. When he was sacked in 2018, Manchester United had to pay him about £20 million in compensation fees, as per Manchester Evening News.
Jose Mourinho was appointed as the manager of Tottenham Hotspur on 20 November 2019. He signed a four-year contract with the club and succeeded the sacked Mauricio Pochettino.
Jose Mourinho's been Tottenham Hotspur's boss since 2019.
Jose Mourinho earns a staggering £15 million at the club, according to Talk Sport. That amount is twice as much as his predecessor Mauricio Pochettino and Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.
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