Danilo - Bio, Net Worth, Brazilian footballer, Wife, Family, Career


Facts About Danilo

Celebrated Name Danilo
Age 31 Years Old
Nick Name Danilo
Birth Name Danilo Luiz da Silva
Birth Date 1991-07-15
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Place Of Birth Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Nationality Brazilian
Ethnicity Brazilian (black)
Religion Roman Catholic
Horoscope Cancer
Father José Luiz da Silva
Mother Maria José da, Silva
Sexual Orientation straight
Marital Status unmarried
Net Worth €25 million
Salary €5.13 million annually
Height 6 ft 0 inch tall
Weight 78 kg
Body Type Athletic
Hair Color black
Eye Color Black
Current Club Juventus
Coach Massimiliano Allegri
Links Instagram

Danilo is a Brazilian professional footballer. He currently plays as a right-back for Serie A club Juventus. In his international career, he has represented the Brazilian national team since 2011. He has also represented Morocco at U20 and U23. He was also the fastest goal scored by a foreign player in Serie A.

A youth product of América Mineiro, Danilo came into the limelight after his transfer to much prestigious Brazilian club Santos FC. In January 2012, he moved to Portuguese club Porto, where he won consecutive Primeira Liga titles. In 2019, having won two Premier League titles, an FA Cup, and two EFL Cups with City, Danilo joined Juventus, winning the Serie A title during his first season with the club.

Danilo Footballer famous for

  • Danilo is well-known as a Brazilian professional footballer. 
  • For playing as a right-back for Serie A club Juventus.

Where is Danilo from?

Danilo was born on 15th July 1991 in Bicas, a Brazilian municipality in the state of Minas Gerais. Her birth name is Danilo Luiz da Silva. He holds a Brazilian nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Her star sign is Cancer. She is a follower of Christianity. 

Danilo was born into a middle-class family. His father's name is José Luiz da Silva while his mother's name is Maria José da, Silva. He grew up with his sister, Daniele Padilha in Bicas which is roughly 3 hours north of Rio De Janeiro. 

What team does Danilo play for?

Danilo began his football career by playing at the youth academy of América Futebol Clube from 2006 to 2009 after playing with Tupynambás from 2004 to 2005.   

Santos Futebol Clube

  • In May 2010, Danilo moved to Santos Futebol Clube. He won the Campeonato Paulista in 2011 and competed in two Série A seasons with the team. On 5th June 2011, he helped to win the 2011 Copa Libertadores Finals against Peñarol after scoring in extra time. 

Porto FC

  • In early January 2012, Danilo signed for Portuguese club Porto on a contract lasting until June 2016. Throughout the 2012-13 season of Primeira Liga, he made regular appearances for Porto as the team successfully defended their titles after topping the league. 
  • Danilo scored his fourth competitive goal of the 2014–15 season on 18 February with a penalty kick to equalize against Basel in the Champions League round of 16.

Real Madrid FC

  • In July 2015, Danilo was transferred to join Real Madrid. He made his debut on 23rd August against Sporting Gijón. 
  • He made his debut on 23 August in a goalless draw at Sporting Gijón, which was also the season opener. On 24 October, he scored his first goal for the team, in a 3–1 away win against Celta de Vigo. 
  • Danilo contributed with seven appearances in the 2015–16 edition of the Champions League as Real Madrid won the tournament. The club was crowned La Liga champions for the first time in five years.
  • He also played in three matches in the club's 2016-17 Champions League campaign, helping Madrid win its second consecutive Champions League title. 

Manchester City

  • On 23rd July 2017, Danilo joined for English Premier League club Manchester City. 
  • He scored his first goal for his new team on 23 December 2017, against AFC Bournemouth.


  • On 7th August 2019, Danilo moved to Serie A side Juventus. He made his Juventus debut on 31 August in a match against Napoli. 
  • In the 2020 Coppa Italia Final against Napoli on 17 June, following a 0–0 draw after regulation time, Danilo missed Juventus' second spot kick in the resulting shoot-out, hitting the ball over the crossbar. Napoli ultimately won the match 4–2 on penalties.
  • On 10th January 2021, in a Serie A game against Sassuolo, Danilo opened the scoring goal as Juventus came victorious. 

Danilo International career 

  • Danilo was first called to Brazil's national team on 14th September 2011 at the age of just 20. The same year he played for the under-20s at the FIFA U-20 World Cup, with the tournament in Colombia ending in victory. 
  • Danilo represented the under-23 team at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He played four matches in Brazil's journey to the silver medal. 
  • He was selected to play for Brazil's national team in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He made his debut in the competition on 17th June 2018. After winning the round of 16 matches, Brazil made its way to the quarter-final only to be defeated by Belgium. 
  • On 19th November 2019, Danilo scored his first senior international goal in a friendly win against South Korea. In June 2021, he was included in Brazil's squad for the 2021 Copa América on home soil which was eventually won by Argentina. 

  • On 7th November 2022, Danilo was selected to play in the Brazilian squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. After playing the Group opening match against Serbia, he has been sidelined due to his ankle injury during the match. 

Danilo Transfer news 

  •  In January 2012, he was transferred to Premier League club Porto FC for a reported fee of €13 million.    
  • In July 2015, he signed a six-year contract with Laliga Giant Real Madrid with a €31.5 million transfer fee
  •  In 2017, Danilo signed for English Premier League club Manchester City on a five-year contract on a five-year contract for a reported £26.5 million transfer fee.
  • On 7th August 2019, he signed a five-year contract with Italian club Juventus with a €37 million transfer fee. 

Danilo Awards and Achievement 


  • South American U-20 Championship: 2011
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup: 2011
  • Summer Olympic Games Silver medal: 2012


  • Serie A: 2019–20
  • Coppa Italia: 2020–21

Manchester City

  • Premier League: 2017–18, 2018–19
  • FA Cup: 2018–19

Real Madrid

  • La Liga: 2016–17
  • UEFA Champions League: 2015–16, 2016–17
  • UEFA Super Cup: 2016

Who is Danilo's wife?

Danilo has been married since 2010 to Clarice Sales, his junior by two years and his fellow countryman. They were born in the same city, Bicas. The couple together has a son named Miguel born on April 9, 2015. He has three younger brothers Denilson, Douglas, and Denver. He has a straight sexual orientation. 

Danilo Salary, Contract, and Net Worth

As of December 2022, their net worth of Danilo is estimated to be €25 million. As of the 2022-23 season, the right-back signed a contract with Juventus that nets him a whopping salary of €5.13 million annually. His current market value is €12 million. 

The football star hasn't lack behind in living a moderate lifestyle through his massive earnings. He owns a beautiful apartment in Torino. His family has real estate property in Brazil. The player drives an Audi RS 6, supercars like Ferrari, and ultra-luxury vehicles like Mercedes-Benz. 

How tall is Danilo footballer?

Danilo is 6 ft 0 inch tall and his body weight is around 78 kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workouts and gym exercises to keep himself fit and active. He has a short-cropped haircut that is black in color. His eyes color are also black as well.

He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the Juventus FC football training center for warm-ups and training.

Trivias About Danilo You Need To Know.

  • In the Hebrew origin, Danilo means "My judge is the Lord; God is my judge
  • Danilo Rating is 80.
  • He is fan of Pele.
  • Danilo has been compared to compatriot and fellow right-back Dani Alves.

Frequently Asked Questions About Danilo.

Where was Danilo born?

Danilo was born in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

Who is the father of Danilo?

The father of Danilo is José Luiz da Silva.

Who is the mother of Danilo?

The mother of Danilo is Maria José da, Silva.

What is the net worth of Danilo?

The net worth of Danilo is €25 million.

What is the salary of Danilo?

The salary of Danilo is €5.13 million annually.

What is the color of Danilo's hair?

Danilo hair color is black.

What is the color of Danilo's eye?

Danilo eye color is Black.