Celebrated Name: Chicharito
Real Name/Full Name: Javier Hernández Balcázar
Gender: Male
Age: 35 years old
Birth Date: 1 June 1988
Birth Place: Guadalajara, Mexico
Nationality: Mexican
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 73 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Sarah Kohan (m. 2019)
Children: Yes (Noah Hernández)
Profession: Mexican professional footballer
Net Worth in 2024: $20 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Chicharito, whose birth names are Javier Hernandez Balcazar, is a renowned professional footballer who has been able to play as a striker for the English club West Ham United. He has also played in the national football team of Mexico. His nickname Chicharito has commonly known Hernandez. His shirt is usually written this name.

Maybe you know about Chicharito very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Chicharito’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

Chicharito was born in the year 1988 on June 1st. His place of birth was in Guadalajara, Jalisco. He started playing football at the tender age of seven years old. At this time, he used to play football as a hobby. He did spend a better part of his childhood in Morelia, Michoacan. His father was also a footballer. His father’s names are Javier Hernandez.

He did study at the elementary school at the Instituto Piaget. Here, he was able to study from third to sixth grade. When he was nine years old, he did join C.D Guadalajara, and this was the time that he was able to sign his first contract. He was only fifteen years old. He had prepared to play in the FIFA U-17 World Championship. However, this would not happen as he would go on to suffer an injury.

However, despite this, his team went on to win the championship title. While he was still playing football, he continued taking classes where he was learning more about business administration. This happened at Universidad del Valle de Atemajac. His inspirations for football are Hugo Sanchez and Rafael Marquez.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 1 June 1988, Chicharito is 35 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and his weight is 73 kg.


Chicharito began playing for the Chivas’ lower division team by the name Chivas Coras. This was in the Tepic Nayarit. This was in the 2005-06 season. He played his first game for the Chivas in the year 2006 Apertura in a win over Necaxa at the Estadio Jalisco. He was able to score in his debut game. This was the sole goal that he scored in his seven appearances in the 2006=07 season.

He went on to feature in six games in the 2007-08 season without scoring a single goal. Hernandez was able to make ten appearances in the 2008 Apertura without scoring even a single goal. In his fifteen appearances, he was able to score four goals in the 2009 Clausura. In the 2009 Apertura, he was able to finish as the number three top scorer. He had scored eleven goals in the seventeen appearances. He went on to begin the 2010 Torneo Bicentenario with a total of eight games in five games. He was able to complete as the player with most goals in that season.

Manchester United became aware of Chicharito in the year 2009. This is the year that a scout was sent to Mexico to go and watch how he was playing. The scout brought a very positive report regarding his playing skills. Because of his age, Manchester United was willing to wait before they could sign him. However, as he was going to be taking national duties, Man U changed their mind and decided to get his signature. He has also been able to play for Real Madrid on loan. Currently, he is playing for West Ham United.

Awards and Achievements

Chicharito has been able to demonstrate very high skills in football. He has been of enormous help for the teams that he has been able to play for. Among the awards that he has been able to win include being the top scorer and most valuable player in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Net Worth & Salary of Chicharito in 2024

Chicharito Net Worth
Chicharito Net Worth

As of May 2024, Chicharito has a net worth of $20 million. This wealth has been generated from various sources. Among the sources that have generated this wealth include his successful career in football. He has also been named brand ambassador for multiple products. All this has helped in growing his net worth.

Chicharito has been proved that there is no unattainable dream provided we put hard work, and we believe in ourselves. He has continued to grow his skills each time he enters the field. Chicharito has a very bright future in football.


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