|Celebrated Name:||Arsène Wenger|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Arsène Charles Ernest Wenger|
|Age:||71 years old|
|Birth Date:||22 October 1949|
|Birth Place:||Strasbourg, Alsace, France|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Annie Brosterhous (m, 2010; div, 2015)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Léa Wenger)|
|Is Arsène Wenger Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Football Manager and Former Player|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$60 Million|
|Last Updated:||December 2020|
Arsène Wenger is a popular French football manager and former player. For the period between 1996 and 2018, he worked as the manager of Arsenal Football Club. He was the most successful manager of the club, and under his management, the club secured Premier League wins, and FA Cup wins in 1998, 2014, 2015, and 2017.
Maybe you know about Arsène Wenger very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Arsène Wenger’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Arsène Wenger, whose full name is Arsène Charles Ernest Wenger, was born on the 22nd of October 1949 in Strasbourg, Alsace, France to parents, Alphonse and Louise Wenger. He has two siblings as well. His parents owned and ran an automobile spare parts business. He has studied at a school in Obernai.
He had also worked in the army and has fought on the Eastern Front in October of 1944 when he was 24 years of age. Coming to his education, he has attended a three-week language course at Cambridge. Also, he has studied for his coaching badge at the Centre de Ressources, d’expertise et de Performance Sportives (CREPS) in Strasbourg. He received his manager’s diploma in Paris in 1981.
Arsène Wenger married the popular former basketball player Annie Brosterhous in 2010 but they got divorced in 2015. Together, they have a daughter, Léa Wenger.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on the 22nd of October 1949, Arsène Wenger is 71 years old as of today’s date 1st December 2020. His height is 1.91 M tall, and his weight is 75 Kg.
Arsène Wenger began his career for FC Duttlenheim in 1963. He played for the club for the next six years. In 1969, he began playing for Mutzig, and he played for the club for the next four years. In 1973, he began playing for Mulhouse. In 1975, he then joined the club ASPV Strasbourg and played for them for the next three years. For the period between 1978 and 1981, he was with the senior team of Strasbourg, though his last appearance for the team came in 1979.
He then got involved with the running of RC Strasbourg’s reserve and youth team for the next two years. He began his managerial career in 1983 when he joined the club, Cannes as Jean-Marc Guillou’s assistant. For the period between 1984 and 1987, he worked for the club, Nancy. In 1987, he joined the club, Monaco. In his debut season for Monaco, the team went on to win the league. He worked for Monaco the following years till 1995 when he joined Nagoya Grampus Eight.
The team was quite successful under his management, and in the same year, he won the J. League Manager of the Year award. In 1996, the team won the Emperor’s Cup. In 1996, he joined Arsenal, and a couple of years later, the team went on to win the Premier League and FA Cup double. The club won the 2003 and 2005 FA Cups and Premier League in 2003–04 without losing a single match. Also, the club went on to win 2014, 2015, and 2017 FA Cup. He stepped down from his position in 2018.
Awards & Achievements
Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements earned by Arsène Wenger:
- He was the winner of the Laureus World Sports Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2019.
- He was the winner of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Coach Award in 2002 and 2004.
Net Worth & Salary of Arsène Wenger in 2020
As of December 2020, Arsène Wenger has gathered a net worth of $60 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as a football manager and former player. He has played for Mutzig, Mulhouse, ASPV Strasbourg, and Strasbourg. He has managed the teams of Nancy, Monaco, Nagoya Grampus Eight, and Arsenal. Under his management, Arsenal won the 2003 and 2005 FA Cups and Premier League in 2003–04 without losing a single match. Also, the club won on to win 2014, 2015, and 2017 FA Cup.
Arsène Wenger has been a great manager, and the records show that. One lesson which we can all learn from his life is his willingness and dedication to learn. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck and health for all his future endeavors.