Cristiano Ronaldo Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Christian Mba
Nov 29, 2023 By Christian Mba
Originally Published on May 19, 2022
Everything to learn about the world's best professional soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo.
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About Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro or Cristiano Ronaldo is a professional footballer. 
Born on February 5, 1985, in the São Pedro parish of Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, and the Portugal national team's captain and a player of Manchester United (Man UTD) in Premier League Club. Cristiano Ronaldo is considered one of the best footballers of all time, along with Lionel Messi. 
Cristiano Ronaldo is a European player who has many acclaims to his credit. He won four European Golden Shoes and five Ballon D'Or awards. He grew up in a small administration of Santo Antonio and is the youngest and fourth child of Jose Dinis Aveiro and Maria Dolores dos Santos Viveiros da Aveiro. 
His father, Jose, was a part-time kit man and a municipal gardener, and his mother was a cook. Isabel da Piedade was his great-grandmother from his father's side. She was from São Vicente island, Cape Verde.
He has two older sisters, Liliana Cátia Katia and Elma, and Hugo is his older brother. Ronaldo's mother said she wanted to abort him because of poverty and alcoholism, and having toomany kids. But doctors advised her not to go for the procedure. However, he was born and grew up in an impoverished Catholic home after that. He used to share the room with all his siblings.

Cristiano Ronaldo's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth?

The net worth of thefootball player stands at $500 million. 

How much does Cristiano Ronaldo earn per year?

The yearly earnings of Cristiano Ronaldo hover around $33 million per year. But the value of the first player of Manchester varies. 

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Cristiano Ronaldo?

The height of the player is 6 ft 1 in (187 cm). 

How old is Cristiano Ronaldo?

Cristiano Ronaldo is 37-years-old as of 2022. 

Childhood And Education

Before signing in 2003 for Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo started his career with Sporting CP at 18. He won his first season at the FA club and consecutively won three Premier League Titles, FIFA Club World Cup, and the Champions League at 23 years. 
From 1992 to 1995, Cristina played for Andorinha as a child, where his father was a kit man. After that, he spent two years with the Clube Desportivo Nacional. 
With Sporting CP, he went ahead on a three-day trial while 12 years old in 1997. He signed with a fee of £1,500 and then moved to Alcochete from Madeira, near Lisbon. 
He joined Sporting's youth academy to start playing semi-professionally. Ronaldo believed his mother and dropped his education to concentrate on the sport. 
In his early life, the player was detected with a condition, tachycardia, because of which he had to give up the sport. He underwent laser surgery on the heart. After the treatment, he was released from the hospital, and then the footballer started his training again. 

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Cristiano Ronaldo dating?

Cristiano had six children, and on June 17, 2010, he became the father of a son, Cristiano Jr., in the United States. He has complete custody of his son, but he never revealed the details of his mother as per a contract with her. 
He was in a five-year relationship with Irina Shayk, a Russian model, that ended in 2015. After that, he became the father of twins Mateo, a son, and Eva, a daughter, on June 8 in the U.S. 
Ronaldo is in a relationship with Georgina Rodríguez, an Argentine-Spanish model. She gave birth to their daughter on November 12, 2017. On April 18, 2022, she gave birth to a boy and a girl, but the boy passed away during childbirth. 

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Throughout his youth career, Cristiano Ronaldo has been playing for many teams. From 1992 to 1995, he played for Clube de Futebol Andorinha de Santo António, from 1995 to 1997, he was a part of Clube Desportivo Nacional, and from 1997 to 2002, it was with Sporting Clube de Portugal. 
In his senior career, from 2002 to 2003, Ronaldo was a part of Sporting Clube de Portugal B and Sporting Clube de Portugal. From 2003 to 2009, he was with the Manchester United Football Club, and from 2009 to 2018, he was with Real Madrid Club de Fútbol.
From 2018 to 2021, Cristiano Ronaldo was a part of the Juventus Football Club S.p.A. (Juventus FC), From 2021, he is with Manchester United Club. 
He has also been a part of the national team and played for the Portugal national under-15 team in 2001. From 2001 to 2002, he played for the Portugal national under-17 team, and in 2003, for the Portugal national under-20 team.
From 2002 to 2003, Cristiano played for the Portugal national under-21 team and the Portugal Olympic team in 2004. He played for the Portugal national team from 2003 onwards. 
Ronaldo is best known for holding several records for most goals (140), assists (42), and most appearances (183) in the Champions League. He has 14 most goals in the European Championship, 186 most international appearances by a European male, and 115 most international goals by a male player. He is the only player so far to win three major leagues.

What awards has Cristiano Ronaldo won?

Apart from receiving five Ballon D'Or Awards, the Portugal National Team member has won many other awards. Throughout his career, he has won 32 trophies. Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the players to score over 800 official senior career goals and 1,100 professional career appearances and has scored for the country and club.  

Other Interesting Cristiano Ronaldo Facts And Trivia

  • After completing a $109 million transfer, Cristiano Ronaldo signed a four-year contract with the Italian club Juventus. It includes $14 million in solidarity contributions and other fees to Ronaldo's Youth Club. 
  • His wax statue is there at Madame Tussauds London. 
  • Ronaldo donates blood regularly, and he has sworn himself off of tobacco and alcohol to lead a healthier life.
  • Cristiano scored his first goal in the game against Portsmouth on November 11. 
  • In the 2009 to 2010 Season, Cristiano joined Real Madrid for $117 million for a world record transfer fee in a single transaction.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro

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187 cm

Eye Color

Hazel Brown

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Sporting's youth academy

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Georgina Rodríguez


Jose Dinis Aveiro, Maria Dolores dos Santos Viveiros da Aveiro


Huge Dos Santos Aveiro, Katia Averio, Elma Dos Santos Averio

Annual Earnings

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