Jose Mourinho Net Worth: Books & Career

The Portuguese professional football coach Jose Mourinho has an incredible net worth of $115 million.

Further, the source of his enormous fortune results from a top-class coaching career.

Besides, Mourinho also has several lucrative endorsements & sponsorships.

Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho is one of the best coaches of his generation who can manage any team and win your match out of nowhere.

Not to mention, there is hardly any trophy left that Jose Mourinho has not won.

As a result, Mourinho is well known as The Special One and The Only One.

The Special One was born into a football background. From his dad to his relatives, most of the individual in his family is a footballer.

As of this writing, Mourinho is the head coach of the Italian Club AS Roma.

This may surprise many, but Jose Mourinho was a professional football player from 1980 to 1987.

However, he lacked pace, and also, his physique was not good enough to be a prominent football player.

As a consequence, Mourinho decided to be a football manager and started working under legendary coaches such as Sir Bobby Robson and Louis Van Gaal.

Evidently, The special one has managed big clubs including Chelsea, Real Madrid, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspurs, Inter Milan, AS Roma, FC Porto.

As a matter of fact, the special one has been named Portuguese Coach of the Century by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) in 2015, Grand Officer of the Order of Prince Henry in 2005, and FIFA World Coach of the Year.

This article will discuss the net worth, income, career, and more about the legendary coach Jose Mourinho.

Quick Facts

Let’s check out some quick facts about the Portuguese professional coach Jose Mourinho

Birth Name Jose Mario dos Santos Mourinho Felix
Celebrated Name José Mourinho
Nickname(s) The Special One, The Mou, The Only One, Ze Mario
Date of Birth 26 January 1963
Birth Place Setubal, Portugal
Residence Rome, Italy
Age 61 years old
Gender Male
Religion Roman Catholic
Nationality Portuguese
Race/Ethnicity White
Zodiac Sign
Profession Retired Professional Footballer, Football Manager
Height 5 ft 7 inch (1.74m)
Weight 74 kg (163 lbs)
Body Mass Index (BMI) 22
Build Slim
Hair Color White
Eye Color Dark Brown
Tattoo No
Father Name José Manuel Mourinho Félix
Mother Name Maria Júlia Carrajola dos Santos
Siblings N/A
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse  Matilde “Tami” Faria (m. 1989 – present)
Past Relationship
Children 2 kids (Jose Mario Mourinho and Matilde Mourinho)
Preferred Foot Right
Playing Position Midfielder
Relatives N/A
Playing Career 1980 to 1987
Favorite Team Chelsea Football Club
Last Team Comercio e Industria
Jersey Number
Managerial Career
2000 – present
Net Worth $115 million
International Team Portugal National Team
Shoe Adidas
Shoe Size
9 (UK)
Chest 37 inches
Biceps 11 inches
Career Appearances
  • Club – 94
  • International – 1
Goal Scored
  • Club – 13
  • International – 0
Clubs Managed
  • 2000 SL Benfica
  • 2001–2002  União de Leiria
  • 2002–2004  FC Porto
  • 2004–2007  Chelsea FC
  • 2008–2010 Inter Milan
  • 2010–2013 CF Real Madrid
  • 2013–2015 Chelsea FC
  • 2016–2018 Manchester United
  • 2019–2021 Tottenham Hotspur
  • 2021– AS Roma
Social Media
Last Update
May, 2024

Net Worth & Income

After a great career as a midfield player, Jose Mourinho became a professional soccer head coach.

Further,  Mourinho signed his first club manager contract with Sport Lisboa Benfica in 2000.

According to online sources, the special one agreed to a short-term contract, beginning in September 2020 and ending in December 2020.

Mourinho later became the new head coach of Football Club Porto.

Nonetheless, Mourinho signed a $2 million contract with FC Porto in 2002.

During his two-year tenure with FC Porto, the special one won major trophies such as the Primeira Liga, Taça de Portugal, UEFA Champions League, and UEFA Cup.

Porto’s winning percentage increased to 71.7 percent under Mourinho, up from 46.2 percent under its previous manager.

Mourinho earned $6780,000 per year as manager of FC Porto, according to online sources.

His earnings increased to €1.1 million after winning the Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, and League title. After a successful campaign, he signed with Chelsea football club in 2004.

Not to mention that this move elevated Mourinho to the position of highest-paid manager in the Premier League. In fact, The Special One earned £5.2 million per year from his four-year contract as Chelsea FC manager.

Furthermore, he took the job of head coach of the Italian club Inter Milan in 2008, which saw him earn $8.7 million per year.

Subsequently, Jose Mourinho earned $12 million as the head coach of Real Madrid (2010 to 2013)

In 2014, The special one reunited with his favorite club Chelsea which saw him earn a whopping $13.5 million annually.

Nevertheless, he managed Manchester United with a salary of $12.2 million and Tottenham Hotspurs with a salary of $15 million per year.

As of this 2024, Jose Mourinho has an income of $8 million as the head coach of the Italian club A.S. Roma.

Net Worth of Jose Mourinho in Different Currencies

Let’s check out the Portuguese professional coach Jose Mourinho’s net worth in numerous currencies, including BitCoin.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 96,871,975
Pound Sterling £ 82,531,349
Australian Dollar A$ 155,342,000
Canadian Dollar C$ 144,049,575
Indian Rupee ₹ 8,525,502,000
BitCoin ฿ 3,017

Lifestyle & Vacations


The Portuguese professional coach Jose Mourinho was born on 26 January 1963 in Setúbal, Portugal.

Further, he was born in a family of footballers; his father, José Manuel Mourinho Félix, was a player of OS Belenenses and Vitória de Setúbal.

Moreover, his mother, Maria Júlia Carrajola dos Santos, was a primary school teacher.

Jose Mourinho was born and raised in a suburb of the Lisbon metropolitan area.

As of this writing, Mourinho is currently living in Rome, Italy, as he is the head coach of the AS Roma.

He dreamt of being a successful footballer like his father and trained football on a football field near his home during their childhood.

Not to mention, he played for the Belenenses youth team and later played with Rio Ave.

The special one is a Roman Catholic and has admitted that he prays in the name of Jesus every day.

Moreover, Mourinho attended and has a degree in sports science from Instituto Superior de Educação Física (ISEF) and the Technical University of Lisbon.

Currently, Eden is living the lavishing lifestyle of a millionaire in the capital of Italia, Rome.

Further, he lives with his wife, Matilde Tami Faria.

The special one has two children with his wife Faria and is named Matilde Mourinho and Jose Mario Mourinho Jr.

Not only do players need to follow a strict diet to stay healthy and fit, but managers also need to adhere to a strict regimen in order to concentrate and plan match strategies.

Similarly, Jose Mourinho does not prefer carbohydrates and instead consumes protein as a source of calories, adhering to a strict daily diet plan.

Mourinho starts his day with a boiled egg, toast, spinach, and a glass of milk. Similarly, the special one prefers chicken with leafy greens such as green beans or cauliflower for lunch.

Finally, for supper, Jose eats protein-rich foods like fish, sausage, steak, and sweet potato with rice.


Even though Mourinho is an intense guy during matches, he is a humorous, fun-loving, adventurous guy off the field.

Further, the special one loves traveling with his wife and family to different places in different countries during the off-season break.

Furthermore, he visited the Algarve, Portugal, in 2013 and was seen having a great time on the Atlantic beach.

Not to mention his family trip to Mykonos, Greece, in July 2014.

On top of that, the special one was spotted enjoying the adventurous jet ski ride with his son.

Mourinho Jet Ski with his son
Mourinho Jet Ski with his son

To conclude, the professional football coach Jose traveled to the Asian country, Maldives, prior to the 2016 Premier League season with Manchester United.

In fact, he was spotted all smiles with his beloved wife Matilde “Tami” Faria on the island of Maldives.

Click here to read about the net worth & income of the former Chelsea FC player Didier Drogba…

Jose Mourinho: Houses & Cars


House in London

The legendary coach Jose Mourinho owned a luxury Belgravia townhouse situated in the heart of Belgravia, London.

This beautiful bungalow was originally built in 1828 and was later renovated. Further, Mourinho picked this estate in 2008 for $6.8 million.

Mourinho's house in London
Mourinho’s house in London

To detail, the house spans 2,451 square feet and has six bedrooms and five bathrooms.

Similarly, there is a beautiful dining room with a great fireplace, an opulent living area, and a backyard with a pool and barbeque area.

Rome Mansion

The current AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho has recently purchased a mansion in Rome.

Further, he paid around $8 million for the 2-acre lot.

Previously, this house used to be the residence of Industrialist Antonio Ratti.

In fact, Jose lives in this beautiful house which is spread over 4,481square feet.

Furthermore, the house includes seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, including two powder rooms.

Not to mention its opulent backyard, which includes a swimming pool, a garden, and a spacious garage for his immense car collections.


Jose Mourinho is one of the highest-paid professional coaches in Football history.

Not many know that, but the special one has an insane collection of cars in his garage. Let’s get going

612 Scaglietti Ferrari

One of the very first luxury sports car choices of almost every successful celebrity around the globe is the 612 Scaglietti Ferrari.

As a matter of fact, The special one owns this special sports car, 612 Scaglietti Ferrari.

The luxurious sports comes equipped with a 5.7 Liter Tipo F133F/H V12 engine which pumps 456 horsepower and 389 Newton meters of torque.

It has a top speed of 220 miles an hour and can go from 0 to 60 miles in 2.8 seconds. Nevertheless, this lighting fast automobiles comes at the price of $313,088.

The Jaguar F Pace

Mourinho owns a stunning SUV in addition to his Ferrari.

In fact, the special one owns this special SUV, Jaguar F Pace.

The luxurious SUV is powered by a V8 diesel engine with an automatic 6-speed manual 8-speed 8HP transmission.

Besides, It has a top speed of 195 km/h and can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 10.2 seconds while producing 161 horsepower.

Audi A8

To further his expensive car collection, Jose Mourinho owns a stunning Audi A8.

Further, this car comes equipped with a 3.0 Liter turbocharged diesel engine V6 engine which pumps 340 horsepower and 500 Newton-metre of torque.

Mourinho with his Audi A8
Mourinho with his Audi A8

In fact, it has a top speed of 245 km per hour and can go from 0 to 100 km in about 6.3 seconds.

Not to mention, this luxury car has a market starting price of is $90,000.

Aston Martin Rapide

Another luxurious car owned by Mourinho is a super sleek Aston Martin Rapide.

Moreover, it comes with 6.2 liters W12 engine, which generates 689 horsepower and 622-pound feet of torque.

As mentioned earlier, it has a lighting fast space that can go from 0 to 100 kmph in just 3.6 seconds and has a top speed of 320 km per hour.

In addition, it is one of the most expensive cars with a price tag of $240,000.

Suzuki Vitara

Surprisingly, Mourinho also owns a modest Suzuki Vitara, which she purchased for around $20,000 in 2004.

The car comes with a 2-liter diesel engine that produces 85 horsepower and 114-pound feet of torque.

Besides, the special one Jose Mourinho also owns automobiles like Renault 5 worth $12,000 and Honda Civic worth $19,000

Media & Book Publications


The famous football coach Jose Mourinho has been featured in numerous magazine covers as well as in sports media.

Further, he was one of the sports pundits of the English Premier League Live coverage in 2018.

Furthermore, The special one has been featured in the famous music magazine called The Rolling Stone.

In addition, he was named the Rockstar of the Year by The Rolling Stone Spanish Edition in December 2011.

Mourinho in the magazine cover of The Rolling Stone
Mourinho in the magazine cover of The Rolling Stone

Not to mention his humorous and astute attitude to handle media during Pre & Post Match Press Conferences.

 Book Publications

No wonder there is a book that has been published about the biography of the legendary Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho.

In fact, the autobiography book entitled Jose Mourinho – Made in Portugal: The Official Biography was published in 2004

Not to mention this book was written by the famous Portuguese author Louis Lourence.

Mourinho auto bio book cover written by Louis
Mourinho autobio book covers written by Louis.

Subsequently, it was one of the best-selling books globally, whilst over 75,000 copies were sold in Portugal alone.

To conclude, Mourinho’s autobiography book included his road to becoming a legendary coach, his hardships and struggles, and his football playing career.

However, Special One did not want this book to be published and had filed a lawsuit in the Portuguese Supreme Court to stop publishing the book.

In addition, there have been numerous books written and published about Jose Mourinho, including Jose Mourinho, The Art of Winning, Up Close & Personal, The Secret World of Jose Mourinho.

Jose Mourinho: Investment & Endorsement


Jose Mourinho’s participation in investments and endorsement deals has also contributed to making his total net worth $115 Million.

Further, he has invested some part of his wealth in stocks and also with X-Trade Brokers.

Not to mention, Mourinho has been the icon of the X-Trade Brokers for the promotion of the brand.

Mourinho promoting X Trade Broker company
Mourinho promoting X Trade Broker company

Besides, the special one has invested in the online gaming platform as well.

Subsequently, The most notable being Nordeus’ Top Eleven Football Manager.

Moreover, the special one has established few restaurants in his hometown Setubal, Portugal.

According to online sources, he has invested around $5 million in the stocks and exchanges of numerous large-scale corporations.


Jose Mourinho has several lucrative endorsement deals with popular sports brands and other companies.

Further, he signed an endorsement deal with the famous sports brand Adidas.

Moreover, The special one has endorsed carbonated soft drink manufacturer Pepsi.

Subsequently, he has a multi-year endorsement deal with multi-industry company Samsung.

Not to mention his commercial of poker gaming in association with the brand called Paddy Power Games

Meanwhile, the estimated earing of $1 million per year for the promotion of the American Express Company.

As a matter of fact, the special one was gifted the Jaguar F Pace for his agreement to endorse the Jaguar automobile company.

Last but not least, Jose has an endorsement deal with the German consumer products company Braun.

Jose Mourinho: Career

Career as a player

Jose Mourinho wanted to be a professional football player like his father and decided to join the Belenenses Youth team in 1988

Further, he was signed by the Portuguese Club Rio Ave in 1980.

Evidently, Mourinho was an attacking midfielder with the playing style of a creative and box-to-box midfielder.

Nevertheless, he then transfers to the CF Belenenses in 1982, where he scored 2 goals in 16 appearances.

Unfortunately, Jose Mourinho had to join the low-tier Portuguese club Sesimbra as his former club decided to terminated his contract in 1983.

Sadly, he started to feel disgusted about his poor performances and lack of playing time.

However, The midfielder decided to give it a last shot and joined Comercio e Industria in 1985, where he played for two seasons.

Finally, Jose Mourinho announced his retirement from his professional football player career in 1987 with a total of 94 club appearances and 13 goals scored.

Managerial Career

After a dismal playing career, Jose Mourinho pursued a career as a professional football coach.

As a result, he started studying professional sports courses at Lisbon Tech University.

Further, The Special One working under legendary coaches, including Louis Van Gaal and Jason Robson.

After a decade of working as assistant manager with FC Porto, Jose Mourinho was appointed as the head coach of the SL Benfica in 2000.

Besides, the deal couldn’t last long, and Jose left the club in 2001 and joined União de Leiria as head coach.

FC Porto

Not to mention, Jose Mourinho was appointed by FC Porto on January 23, 2002, as their head coach.

Furthermore, the Special one started to gain fame after leading FC Porto to the Portugal League Champions in the 2002-03 season.

On top of that, he led FC Porto to one of the most prized trophies in football that is UEFA Champions League, in the following season.

Chelsea Football Club

After a successful campaign with Porto, many big-name clubs came knocking on his door to manage their club.

As a consequence, Chelsea Football Club was able to get the special one, Jose Mourinho, in 2004.

Moreover, the arrival of Jose Mourinho to Chelsea caused clubs fans to expect and dream big.

To their expectation, Mourinho delivered Chelsea FC two back-to-back English Premier League in the 2001/05 & 2005/06 season.

Jose lifting English Priemere League trophy
Jose lifting English Priemere League trophy

Unfortunately, Jose could not deliver UEFA Champions League to Chelsea as they were beaten in the final by arch-rivals Manchester United in the 2005/06 season.

Then, Mourinho departed from Chelsea after the 2008 season before reuniting with the club in 2013.

During his second tenure with Chelsea, Jose led Chelsea to their first English Premier League trophy in five years.

Inter Milan

The breakthrough in Jose’s career arrived after he joined the Italian club Inter Milan on June 2, 2008.

Evidently, he led Inter Milan to the scudetto in his first season with the club.

Jose lifting UEFA Champions League trophy
Jose lifting UEFA Champions League trophy

The following season with Inter Milan was one of the successful years for Jose Mourinho as he won Inter all the four trophies that the club was playing for, i.e., Serie A, UEFA Champions League, Italian Cup & Italian Super Cup.

Finally, after a successful 2009/10 season, he was named as the special one by the football pundits, and later Jose part ways with Inter Milan.

Real Madrid

On May 28, 2010, The Special One Jose was appointed as the new head coach of one of the most successful clubs in the world, Real Madrid.

Furthermore, the tenure with Real Madrid did not live up to its expectation as Madrid Club only managed to win a La Liga in 20011/12 season and Spanish cup in the 2010/11 season.

 Manchester United

The special one was announced as the head coach of the manager of Manchester United on May 27, 2016.

Not to mention, Jose was appointed to provide United with an English Premier League, which the club had not won in a decade.

Sadly, he could not deliver Manchester United what they wanted; however, Jose led United to the UEFA Europa League championship in 2017.

Tottenham Hotspur

After a three-year tenure with United, Jose joined Tottenham Hotspur on November 23, 2019.

Further, he signed a four-year contract with the Spurs; but was sacked after just seventeen months with the club.

AS Roma

Recently, The special one has been appointed as the head coach of the Serie A side AS Roma in May 2021.

To conclude, Jose is preparing Roma in a way that he would take them to their most awaiting Serie A trophy since 2001

Jose Mourinho’s Charity Works

The professional coach likes to make an impact on and off the field and has been a part of numerous foundations over the years.

Further, he has been actively involved in Habitat for Humanity which helps to provide reasonably priced houses to various people.

Not to mention, it provides comfortable shelter to those in need, bearing decent accommodation as a crucial human right.

In fact, Mourinho also supports and provides part of his income to different charity organizations.

On top of that, he has indulged himself with the United Nations for over a decade as of this writing.

In addition, Mourinho has participated in various programs and events organized by the United Nations.

As a result, the Special One, Jose has been named as the ambassador for the United Nations World Food program.

Mourinho in Africa during United Nation program
Mourinho in Africa during United Nation program

Besides, he has also been donated $200,000 to the Stand up To Cancer charitable foundation.

Likewise, Jose Mourinho donated $50,000 to racial justice charity to help abolish Racial discrimination.

As a matter of fact, he donated his so-called lucky jacket for the auction, from which all proceeds were sent to the Tsunami Relief fund & other charities.

To conclude, he has donated around $1 million to numerous charities for helping COVID 19 victims and buying testing kits and medical pieces of equipment for Health Workers.

Some Interesting Facts about Jose Mourinho

Many of you may be unaware that during his youth, The Special One Mourinho worked as a physical education course teacher for the primary level in a number of schools in Setubal, Portugal.

The Portuguese professional football manager, Mourinho, is fluent in six languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian, and Catalan.

Jose Mourinho holds a Ph.D. from Lisbon Tech University. In addition, in 2009, he received his doctorate in physical education and professional sports.

FAQs about Jose Mourinho

What is the net worth of Jose Mourinho?

Jose Mourinho, the Portuguese professional football coach, has staggering net worth of $115 million.

How many trophies have been won by Jose Mourinho?

As of this writing, The Special One, Mourinho has won over 20 trophies, including 2 UEFA CHampions league, 3 English Premier League, Serie A, La Liga, and many more.

What is the nickname of Jose Mourinho?

The Portuguese professional football coach Jose Mourinho is well known as The Special One and The Only One in the world of football.


You might be interested in reading about the professional football manager Frank Lampard’ Net Worth.

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *