|Real Name/Full Name||Jose Mario dos Santos Mourinho Felix|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||José Mourinho|
|Birth Place:||Setubal, Portugal|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||26 January 1963|
|Age/How Old:||58 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 174 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father –Felix Mourinho
Mother –Maria Julia Carrajola Dos Santos
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Matilde Faria (m. 1989)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Jose Mario Mourinho and Matilde Mourinho|
|Profession:||Former football player and professional football manager|
|Net Worth:||$130 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2021|
Jose Mario dos Santos Mourinho Felix, popularly known as José Mourinho, is a Portuguese Football Manager by profession. A former football player as well, who is currently the head coach of the club Tottenham Hotspur from the Premier League. Not only is he one of the most decorated managers ever, but he also is unanimously believed to be one of the most excellent football managers this world has ever seen.
Mourinho had decided to try out his luck in coaching, once he had a very disappointing career in the Portuguese Leagues, where he played in a Midfielder position. At first, he served as an interpreter for Sir Bobby Robson at the Portuguese clubs- Sporting CP and Porto, before he went on to achieve immense success as an Assistant under Robson and his further successor- Louis van Gaal, at FC Barcelona of Spain.
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Biography and Early Life
The great José Mourinho was brought to this world on 26 January 1963, to an extensive middle-class family, in Setubal, a suburb of the Lisbon Metropolitan Area in Portugal. His father was Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix, who was popularly known as Felix Mourinho, and his mother was Maria Julia Carrajola dos, Santos.
His father was a professional footballer for the Portuguese clubs- Os Belenenses and Vitoria de Setubal and also got to earn one cap for the Portugal Football Team in due course of his career. His mother was from an affluent background and was a school teacher by profession. His uncle funded the construction of the Vitoria de Setubal football stadium of Portugal.
Like most young kids, even Mourinho wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps and decided to join the youth team of Belenenses. Once he graduated to the senior level, he played at Rio Ave, where his father was the football coach back then and in some other clubs, namely- Belenenses and Sesimbra. Once he realized the lack of the requisite power and pace in himself for becoming a professional footballer, he decided to turn his way towards becoming a successful football coach instead.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is José Mourinho in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, José Mourinho’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 24th October 2021 having been born on 26 January 1963. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 174 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.
Mourinho went to school, but we do not have any valid information about that as the footballer does not want to reveal many details about his youth. Mourinho’s mother enrolled him in a business school because she wanted him to pursue his education further. But since Mourinho felt that he was born for more incredible things, he chose to drop out on his first day and focus on sports. That led him to attend the Instituto Superior de Educacao Fisica (ISEF) and the Technical University of Lisbon to study sports science.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Mourinho married his childhood girlfriend, Matilde “Tami” Faria, back in 1989, born in Angola. The couple had first met when they were just teenagers in Setubal, Portugal. As soon as Mourinho had seen Matilde, he knew that she was the one. Their first child was a daughter born in 1996, whom they named Matilde, and their first son- Jose Mario Jr, was born four years later.
Is José Mourinho Gay?
No trustworthy reports have ever claimed José Mourinho to be gay. He is a straight man who married the love of his life- Matilde “Tami” Faria, way back in 1989, and they are living happily together ever since. They also have two kids, one son, and one daughter.
A man like José Mourinho has had a diverse career throughout his life, divided into two categories into his Coaching Career and Managerial Career.
In 1992, Jose was gifted with a golden opportunity to work as a translator for Bobby Robson, a top foreign coach at that time. He was newly appointed as the Lisbon club manager- Sporting CP and needed a local coach to work as his interpreter, who speaks English.
While in his role as an interpreter, Mourinho used to discuss tactics and coaching with Robson. Later on, Robson became the head coach of Porto, and Mourinho became his assistant, where they helped Porto win immense success and glory throughout the two years they served there.
After that, in 1996, the duo joined FC Barcelona together, and it was also when Mourinho decided to move his family to Barcelona’s city. After Robson left the club, Jose began working with the new head coach- Louis van Gaal and learned a lot from the Dutchman. Barcelona won La Liga twice under the duo’s outstanding guidance. Later on, Louis even entrusted Mourinho with other coaching duties once he could sense the gift Mourinho had in himself.
Jose’s extensive Managerial Career is spread throughout various clubs like- Benfica, Uniao de Leiria, Porto, and other big giants like- Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Manchester United, and currently in Tottenham Hotspur from the Premier League.
Awards do fall short when they are to honor a man like José Mourinho. He was won countless awards and recognition throughout his career, among which, to name a few, would be Onze d’Or Coach of the Year, which he received in 2005. He has created many outstanding players and thus has earned FIFA World Coach of the Year.
He is also the IFFHS World’s Best Club Coach for four years and is quite proud of himself. He is also named IFFHS World’s Best Coach of the 21st Century. He surely deserves the number of awards and recognition he has received in his career.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of José Mourinho in 2021
The great José Mourinho has had an extensive career as a professional football manager throughout his life, and he still is working currently. He’s known to have a hefty net worth of $130 million as of 2021. His primary income comes from the coaching he has given to numerous classic teams and has created some fantastic footballers.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
Some great men like José Mourinho come to this world only to set a benchmark of excellence in whichever field they choose to work on and leave so much behind till they retire that they keep the upcoming generations simply admiring everything they ever did. His contributions to the world of football is unparalleled, and he will always be considered a true legend who made millions of people fall in love with the sport.