Mesut Özil
Mesut Özil
Celebrated Name: Mesut Özil
Real Name/Full Name: Mesut Özil
Gender: Male
Age: 35 years old
Birth Date: 15 October 1988
Birth Place: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Nationality: German
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 76 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Amine Gülşe (m. 2019)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Mesut Özil Gay? No
Profession: Footballer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $120 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Mesut Ozil is a German professional football player who is currently playing for Arsenal F.C in the English Premier League. He plays in the position of an attacking midfielder and wears the number 10 jersey. He has played an overall 92 matches for the German national teams and scored 23 goals in total. He was a vital part of the German national team, which lifted the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He was declared as the German Player of the Year for five teams.

Maybe you know about Mesut Özil 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 Mesut Özil’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

Mesut Ozil was born on 15 October 1988 in the city of Gelsenkirchen, Germany, to his parents Mustafa Ozil and Gulizar Ozil. His father, Mustafa, worked in the metal field as a worker, and his mother was a housewife. He spent his childhood in a village named Bismarck, which mostly consisted of immigrants. His childhood was spent through various hardships.

Ozil was influenced by football at a very early age and started developing skills to represent his school team. He played in his local football tournament named ‘Monkey Cage.’ He attended the school in Germany, which was also attended by his future national teammates, Manuel Neuer and Julian Draxler. He was signed by the Schale 04 youth team when he was only 17 years old.

Personal Life

Mesut Ozil got married to Amine Gülşe in 2019. She is a former Miss Turkey. To celebrate their marriage, they decided to sponsor the surgery of 1000 poor children of Germany in 2019. The Turkish president Tayyip Erdoğan also attended their wedding in 2019. Ozil has done several voluntary charity works for the world. One of the significant events done by Ozil is the medical surgery of 23 Brazilian sick children.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 15 October 1988 , Mesut Özil is 35 years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. His height is 1.8 m tall, and his weight is 76 kg.


Ozil’s professional career started when he was signed by the youth club of F.C. Schalke 04 in 2006. He then moved to Werder Bremen in 2008, following a €5 million transfer fee. The same season, Werder Bremen finished second in the Bundesliga table. After showing incredible skills on the football pitch, he was then approached by one of the biggest clubs of the world, Real Madrid, and signed a €15 million deal with the club.

He joined the same shortly after the 2010 FIFA World Cup took place. Ozil wore the number 23 jersey of the club. In 2013, he made a move to the English Premier League and signed a £42.5 million contract with Arsenal F.C. In his debut season, he scored seven goals along with 13 assists in a total of 40 games. He lifted the Arsenal Player of the Season award in the 2015/16 season.

Ozil’s international career was successful as well, as he was the key player of the German National squad which lifted the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which took place in Brazil. He was also the golden ball nominee of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Awards & Achievements

Considered as one of the best German players of all time, Mesut Ozil has received several individual awards and achievements in his career, some of which are listed below:

  • Germany national team player of the Year: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016
  • UEFA Team of the Year: 2012, 2013
  • FIFA FIFPro World XI2nd team: 2013, 2016
  • Arsenal Player of the Season: 2015–16
  • FIFA Ballon d’Or: 2010(13th place)
  • IFFHS World’s Best PlaymakerSilver award: 2013
  • FIFA World Cup top assist provider: 2010
  • Premier League top assist provider: 2015–16

Net Worth & Salary of Mesut Özil in 2024

Mesut Özil Net Worth
Mesut Özil Net Worth

As of 2024, Mesut Ozil has gathered a net worth of $120 million after playing for top International teams throughout Europe. He is playing for Arsenal F.C in the English Premier League. He also holds endorsement deals with Adidas, Mercedes Benz, and Beats by Dre, which makes him one of the wealthiest footballers of the current generation.

German footballer, Mesut Ozil, is one of the most recognized athletes in the world. He has played for top league teams of the world, such as Werder Bremen, Real Madrid, and Arsenal. He was also the golden ball nominee of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and also Mesut was a vital player of the German National squad, which won the 2014 FIFA World Cup.


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