Jose Mourinho Bio, Affair, Married, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Nationality, Height

(former football player, professional football manager)

Popularly known as Jose Mourinho is a world-famous Portuguese football manager and former football player.

Relationship Facts of Jose Mourinho

  • Jose Mourinho is married to Matilde Faria {Compare Couple}.
  • He is father of Two (Matilde Mourinho, Jose Mario Jr. ).
  • Jose Mourinho is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

The all-time best coach and football manager, Jose Mourinho are in a married relationship with his long-term girlfriend Matilde Faria. Matilde is a great humanitarian worker.

They were neighborhoods in Setubal, Portugal, and lived only a street aside from each other. Furthermore, the couple were closed during their teenage and ultimately started dating very soon.

The couple married in the year 1989 and they were just eighteen years at the time of their wedding. Moreover, they welcomed their first child as a daughter, Matilde Mourinho, born in 1996. Jose had his second child, Jose Mario Jr. was born in 2000.

His daughter is a popular fashion model and his son is also a football player who plays for the Fulham youth team.

Facts/ Trivia

  • His birth sign is Aquarius.
  • His full name is Jose Mario dos Santos Mourinho Felix.
  • Jose is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan, Italian, French, and English.
  • Mourinho is engaged in different charities and is a Global Ambassador of the United Nations’ World Food Programme since 2014.
  • He was ranked as #9 on the 2010 Most Influential Men list by
  • He is a great fan of Sir Alex Ferguson.
  • Jose led Chelsea to win the Premiership and Carling Cup in 2005.
  • The famous personality won the champions league as an assistant manager of Barcelona.
  • He chews gum to help his concentration.

Who is Jose Mourinho?

Jose Mourinho is a world-famous Portuguese football manager and former football player. Mourinho is announced to be the new Roma manager from the beginning of next season from 2021-22.

Moreover, he is regarded as one of the greatest and most successful managers of all time who has managed clubs such as Porto, Chelsea, Internazionale, and Real Madrid.

Jose Mourinho- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Language

Jose Mourinho was born on 26 January 1963. At present, his age is 58 years old. Likewise, his birthplace is Setubal, Portugal.

Jose is the son of his father, Felix Mourinho whereas his mother is Maria Julia Carrajola dos Santos. Moreover, he has a sister, Teresa Felix. He belongs to a middle-class family.

Talking about his nationality, Mourinho holds a Portuguese identity whereas his ethnicity is Portuguese. Moreover, he follows the Roman Catholic religion.

Jose is fluent in six languages including Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan, Italian, French, and English.


Regarding education, Jose was accompanied by his dad for his football matches and training sessions. He grew up and followed his dad’s path and chose to become a professional football player in his childhood.

Jose is dropped out of the private business school. He attended the Instituto Superior de Educacao Fisica (ISEF). Later on, he was enrolled to study sports science at the Technical University of Lisbon.

Jose Mourinho- Professional Life, Careers

Coaching career

In the beginning, Jose started his coaching career in schools in the early 1990s. He was the coach of a youth team at Vitoria de Setubal and also was an assistant manager at Estrela da Amadora. Moreover, Jose started serving as a translator for named coach Bobby Robson at Sporting CP, a Lisbon football club.

Later on, Mourinho shifted to the Barcelona football club in the year 1996 along with Bobby. After Robson quit the club, Jose stayed there only working as an assistant manager. He was working along with Louis van Gaal who taught him many coaching skills.

Managerial Career

Mourinho started working as a manager of Benfica football club in September 2000 after the withdrawal of Jupp Heynckes. Earlier he was offered by Bobby Robson to work as an assistant manager at Newcastle United. However, Jose declined the offer. He worked for Benfica and left the club in December.

Mourinho then became the manager of Uniao De Leiria, a Portuguese football club, in July 2001. After few months, he replaced Octavio Machado becoming the manager of Porto, and his team finished the league in the third position.

He also led his team to win the Taca de Portugal, Supertaca Candido de Oliveira, and UEFA Cup. After working for so long for Porto, he left the club in June 2004 as he was offered by English football Club, Chelsea for 3 years contract. Jose signed a contract of £1.7 million for Chelsea.

Under Mourinho’s management, Chelsea earned the FA cup, the Football League Cup (twice), the FA Community Shield, and the Premier League Championship (twice). However, Jose left the English club in September 2007. Afterward, Jose replaced Roberto Mancini as a manager of the Italian football club Inter Milan in June 2008.

Under his management, the club earned Serie A twice, Copa Italia, Supercopa Italiana, and the UEFA Champions League as well. He stayed there till 2010.

Going on, Mourinho joined Real Madrid succeeding manager, Manuel Pellegrini in May 2010. He became the first-team coach to led the club to wins at La Liga, Copa Del Ray, and Supercopa de Espana. The successful manager again joined Chelsea making a win at the Football League cup and Premier League Championship.

At the end of 2015, Mourinho joined Manchester United. Under his management, the club won the EFL Cup, FA Community Shield, and the UEFA Europa League championship. Sadly, he was fired by the club in December 2018. Jose made a 4-years contract with Tottenham Hotspur, in June 2020.

For the first time since 2002, Jose left the HotSpur without any trophy for the club he joined. As per officials, it is known that Mourinho will be appointed as the head coach of Roma from the start of the new season. He was appointed on 4 May 2021.

Jose Mourinho- Net worth, Salary

It is reported that Jose Mourinho has an estimated net worth of $120 million. He signed a contract for $27 million in 2016 to coach Manchester United.

Later is was bought by Manchester for $28 million in December 2018. Also, it is known that Mourinho has gained nearly $60 million from different clubs to NOT coach their teams.

Similarly, his wife, Matilde Faria has an approximated net worth of $4.56 million.

Further, the manager posses a 6-bedroom mansion in the Belgravia area of London. He purchased paying £6.5 million for the home. As per different sources, his mansion has worth £25 million at the moment.

Jose Mourinho- Rumors, Controversy

Though he has been married to Matilde for more than 30 years, Jose has been in controversy for his disloyalty in relationships. As per different sources, Mourinho was suspected to be dating Elsa Sousa.

During an interview, Elsa shared her personal information regarding the affair mentioning how Mourinho fed her. But, both Mourinho and Faria declined the claim.

Moreover, he was also suspected to be dating a Kenyan woman, Lelesit Silvana during his visit to Diani. It is known that Mourinho and Silvana went on many romantic holiday dates to Poland. Likewise, this claim was also declined by Jose and Matilde.

The famous personality, Mourinho was arrested for protecting animal welfare in May 2007 from putting his dog into quarantine. Jose was warned for obstructing police, however, the issue was closed after the dog was sent back to Portugal to his wife.

Body features- Height, Weight

58 years old manager, Jose Mourinho has an athletic body structure as well as a strong complexion. He stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches. Also, he has a balanced body weight of 74 kg.

Furthermore, Mourinho has dark brown eyes whereas his hair is grey.

Nevertheless, the football manager, Jose has never mentioned other physical details in the public yet.

Social Media

Regarding his social media presence, Jose Mourinho is an active personality on social media. Jose has more than 2.1 million followers on his official Instagram account @josemourinho.

He is also active on Twitter with around 350.4k followers.

However, Mourinho is not available on Facebook at the moment.

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