Vincenzo Grifo Biography

(Germany professional football player)

Athlete Vincenzo Grifo is married and a father of one. He is married and father of one.

More about the relationship

Vincenzo Grifo is a marrried man. He got married to Vanessa Petralito. However, there is not much known about Vanessa.

The pair started dating in 2011 and as of now, they have been together for over 10 years. The lovebirds tied the knot on June 22, 2019. Recently, the couple is blessed with a baby girl named Emilia. Emilia was born on the 21st of January 2021.


  • Vincenzo is best known for his excellent shot, technique, dribbling skill, and good passing accuracy.
  • His jersey number is 32.
  • As of 2021, he is 28 years old.
  • His Sun sign is Aries.
  • He admires Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Relationship Facts of Vincenzo Grifo

  • Vincenzo Grifo is married to Vanessa Petralito.
  • Vincenzo Grifo married on June 22, 2019.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 35 days 💑
  • He is father of One (Emilia Grifo).
  • Vincenzo Grifo is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Vincenzo Grifo?

Vincenzo Grifo is a German professional football player. He currently plays as an offensive winger or midfielder for SC Freiburg for the third time. Grifo is also the Italian national team player and has represented Italy at the senior level since 2018.

He made his first goal for Italy on November 11, 2020, in the first half, and the second in the second half via a penalty shot against Estonia during a friendly match.

Vincenzo Grifo: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity

Vincenzo was born to Italian parents in Pforzheim, Germany. The birth date of Vincenzo is on April 7, 1993. His father is from Naro, in the province of Agrigento whereas his mother is from Apulia.

Furthermore, he hasn’t yet disclosed his parent’s identity in the media. It is known he has a brother named Francesco Grifo who is also a footballer and plays for FC Alemannia Wilferdingen.

Talking about his nationality, he holds dual citizenship of German and Italian. Likely, he belongs of Italian descent. Vincenzo’s academics background is also under the curtains at the moment.

Vincenzo Grifo: Professional Life, Career

Vincenzo started his football career with local youth clubs such as CfR Pforzheim (1996-2006, 2010-2011), Germania Brotzingen (2006-2010), Karlsruher SC (2011-2012). In July 2012, Grifo signed a two-year contract with 1899 Hoffenheim on a free transfer where he made his debut with the club in the Bundesliga game. During the time, he comes as a substitute for Takashi Usami in the game against Greuther Furth.

Throughout the 2012-2013 season, he made a total of 5 goals in the Regionalliga game and also extended him for two years. Between the year, he also played for the Italian under-20 & 21 teams under manager Alberigo Evani and Luigi Di Biagio respectively. Afterward, he signed with Dynamo Bresden (2014) and FSV Freiburg (2014-2015) on a loan.

In July 2015, he signed by SC Freiburg for over $1 million dollars. Throughout the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons he scored 20 goals and made 26 assists in 61 league appearances. Similarly, he played for Borussia Monchengladbach (2017-2018) but in the end, he returned to SC Freiburg on a loan deal and is playing for the club.

Rumors, Controversy

On April 3, 2021, it was confirmed that Vincenzo is the fourth player from the Italy squad to tested positive for Covid-19. Afterward, the player had immediately been quarantined and had been unable to complete the match against Schalke and Arminia Bielefeld.

Vincenzo Grifo: Net Worth, Salary

In July 2015, SC Freiburg purchase Vincenzo for above $1 million dollars for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 season. Similarly, he signed Borussia Monchengladbach on a four-year basis for above $7 million dollars.

His current market value is above $15 million dollars. As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of around $6,793,254 throughout his successful career.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Vincenzo is a player with a muscular and athletic body. He has a decent height of 5 feet 11 inches tall. Likely, his weight is about 75 kg. He has a brown hair color with brown pair of eyes as well.

Social Media

The football player is active on Instagram under the username @grifov32 where he has over 61.7k followers. Likewise, he has a Facebook page with more than 34k followers.

His both social media account Facebook and Instagram are already verified. However, he is not available on Twitter.

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