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Dirk Kuyt Net Worth

Dirk Kuyt Net Worth 2018: Wiki, Married, Family, Wedding, Salary, Siblings

Dirk Kuyt net worth is
$14 Million

Dirk Kuyt Wiki/Biography

Dirk Kuyt was born on the 22nd July 1980, in Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, and is a former professional soccer player, who is best recognized for having played in the position of striker or winger in such teams as Fenerbahçe, Feyenoord, Liverpool, etc. His professional playing career was active from 1998 to 2017.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Dirk Kuyt is, as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of his net worth is over $14 million, accumulated through his successful involvement in the sports industry as a professional soccer player.

Dirk Kuyt Net Worth $14 Million

Dirk Kuyt spent his childhood with three siblings in the fishing town of Katwijk aan Zee, where his father, Dirk, worked as a fisherman.

Speaking about his career, Dirk began to play football with the local team, Quick Boys when he was only five years old. Thanks to his skills, he soon made his debut as a part of the first team, appearing in the Hoofdklasse, where he was spotted by Utrecht. Subsequently, at the age of 18, Dirk signed a contract with the team, marking the establishment of his net worth. In no time, he made his debut in the first team, and contributed 20 goals helping lead the team to win the KNVB Cup.

Soon after, Dirk signed a contract with Feyenoord, which increased his net worth by a large margin. He stayed with the team from 2003 to 2006, finishing his first season with 20 goals, then in the 2004-2005 season Dirk achieved 29 goals, becoming the Eredivisie’s top scorer as well as the club’s captain. By the end of his contract, he had made 101 appearances, and scored more than 70 goals, which earned him the Dutch Footballer of The Year award.

When his contract expired in 2006, Dirk signed a new one worth $10 million with Liverpool, adding a considerable amount to his net worth. He made his Premier League debut in the game against West Ham United. During the same season, he led the team to victory over Milan in the final of the 2007 UEFA Champions League. In the following season, he became Liverpool’s top goal scorer with 13 goals. Moreover, in the 2011-2012 season, he scored his debut hat-trick in the Premier League, when the team defeated Manchester United, and later that season, he helped the team to defeat Cardiff City in the 2012 League Cup final. Overall, he made 285 appearances with Liverpool and scored 71 goals.

In 2012, Dirk signed a contract over the next three years with Fenerbahçe, for which he scored his first goal in the match against Vaslui in a Champions League qualifier. He stayed with the team until 2015, when he signed again with his former team Feyenoord, which increased further his net worth. In the 2016-2017 season, Dirk reached the final of the Eredivisie league, when his team won the title for the first time. However, he then decided to retire, in 2017.

Dirk had also an international soccer career, playing for the Netherlands national team, first he was a part of the Netherlands U18 and Netherlands U21 teams, then partly thanks to him, the national team appeared in the 2006, 2010, and 2014 FIFA World Cups, as well as the 2008 and 2012 UEFA European Championships, so increasing his net worth a lot.

It to talk about his personal life, Dirk Kuyt has been married to Gertrude since 2003, and they have four children together. Their current residence is in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The couple established their own charitable organization named the Dirk Kuyt Foundation, which helps children with unfavorable status in society. In his spare time, Dirk is active on his official Twitter and Instagram accounts.


Full NameDirk Kuyt
Net Worth$14 Million
Salary2.85 million EUR
Date Of BirthJuly 22, 1980
Place Of BirthKatwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands
Height1.83 m
Weight83 kg
ProfessionFootball player
NationalityDutch
SpouseGertrude Kuyt
ChildrenNoelle Kuyt, Jorden Kuyt, Aidan Benjamin Kuyt, Roan Dirk Kuyt
ParentsJoke Kuijt, Dirk Kuyt Sr.
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/dirkkuyt
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/kuyt
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/kuyt
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm2296579
AwardsDutch Footballer of the Year, Milliyet Sports Islam Çupi Honorary Award
NominationsMilliyet Sports Award for Footballer of the Year
#Fact
1Liverpool [2006]
2Feyenoord [2003]
3FC Utrecht [1998]
4June 2012 signed a contract at Fenerbache in Turkey [June 2012]
5Fenerbache [2012]
6Son Roan, born April 11, 2007.
7Is a Holland international soccer, who plays as a striker. As of May 2008, he has 35 caps for Holland scoring 6 goals. Was present in the Dutch squad for the 2006 and the 2010 FIFA World Cup and also on the UEFA European Championship of 2008.

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
2014 FIFA World Cup2014TV SeriesHimself - Netherlands
2012 UEFA European Football Championship2012TV SeriesHimself - Netherlands
2010 FIFA World Cup2010TV SeriesHimself - Netherlands
Les arbitres2009DocumentaryHimself
2008 UEFA European Football Championship2008TV SeriesHimself - Netherlands
BBC News 242006TV SeriesHimself
Match of the Day2006TV SeriesHimself
2006 FIFA World Cup2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Raymann is laat2005TV SeriesHimself

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