Joshua Kimmich - Bio, Net Worth, Age, Facts, Wife, Kids, Family, Height, Nationality, Salary, Wiki, Current Team, Contract, Transfer, Position, Career

Joshua Kimmich

Facts About Joshua Kimmich

Celebrated Name Joshua Kimmich
Age 27 Years Old
Nick Name Mr Versatile
Birth Name Joshua Walter Kimmich
Birth Date 1995-02-08
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality German
Birth Nation Germany
Place Of Birth Rottweil, Germany
Horoscope Aquarius
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2006
Awards 2017, 2021 German national Player of the Year, 2019-20 UEFA Champions League Defender of the Season, etc.
Father Berthold Kimmich
Mother Anja Kimmich
Sisters Deborah Kimmich
Marital Status Married
Wife Lina Meyer
Children One son and a daughter
Height 5 ft. 10 inches
Weight 75kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €42 Million
Salary £15.3 Million
Current Team Bayern Munich
Position Midfielder/Right-back
Jersey Number 6

Joshua Walter Kimmich is a German professional football player who plays for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the Germany national team as a defensive midfielder or right-back. He is known for his complete playstyle, versatility, aggression, and playmaking ability. He started playing football for the youth team of VfB Bosingen in 2006. In 2007, he joined the youth team of VfB Stuttgart and played until 2013. He then went to join RB Leipzig on 5 July 2013. He made his 3. Liga debut for the club on 28 September 2013. He left the club with a tally of 3 goals in 53 league appearances for the club. On 2 January 2015, he agreed to join Bayern Munich on a five-year contract lasting until 30 June 2020, for a reported fee of €7 million, most of which went to VfB Stuttgart. He made his debut for the club on 9 August 2015 in the first round of the DFB-Pokal. In the 2019-20 season, after winning the continental treble with Bayern Munich, he was included in the UEFA Team of the Year, the FIFA FIFPro Men’s World11, and was recognized as the UEFA Champions League Defender of the Season. On 23 August 2021, he signed a new contract with Bayern, keeping him at the club until 2025. 

On the international level, he has represented Germany at various age levels. He has represented Germany at U17, U18, U19, U21, and the senior level. He was part of the Germany U19 squad that won the 2014 UEFA European U19 Championship in Hungary. He made his international team debut for Germany on 29 May 2016. He was part of their squad for the 2017 FIFA Confederations, 2018 FIFA World Cup, as well as UEFA Euro 2016, and 2020. He was part of Germany’s squad that won the 2017 FIFA Confederations in Russia.

What is Joshua Kimmich famous for?

  • Being a German professional football player,
  • For playing as a defensive midfielder or right-back for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich.
  • For his complete playstyle, versatility, aggression, and playmaking ability.


Where was Joshua Kimmich born?

Joshua Walter Kimmich was born on 8 February 1995. His birthplace is Rottweil, Germany. He was born to his father, Berthold Kimmich, and his mother, Anja Kimmich where he grew up alongside his sister, Deborah Kimmich. He holds German nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Aquarius. 

What team does Joshua Kimmich play for?

  • He started playing football for the youth team of VfB Bosingen in 2006. 
  • In 2007, he joined the youth team of VfB Stuttgart and played until 2013. 
  • He then went to join RB Leipzig on 5 July 2013. He made his 3. Liga debut for the club on 28 September 2013 in a 2-2 draw against SpVgg Unterhaching. On 30. November 2013, he scored his first professional goal for the club in a 3-2 victory over 1. FC Saarbrucken. During his 2013-14 season, he made 28 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
  • He scored his first goal of the 2014-15 season on 1 March 2015 in a 3-2 win against Union Berlin. During his that season, he made 29 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 2 January 2015, he agreed to join Bayern Munich on a five-year contract lasting until 30 June 2020, for a reported fee of €7 million, most of which went to VfB Stuttgart. He made his debut for the club on 9 August 2015 in a 3-1 win against FC Nottingen in the first round of the DFB-Pokal. He made his Bundesliga debut on 12 September 2015 in a 2-1 win against FC Augsburg. On 21 May 2016, he played the full 120 minutes in Bayern's 2016 DFB-Pokal Final defeat of Borussia Dortmund at the Berlin Olympiastadion. In his first season, he made 36 appearances for the club, providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal that season.
  • He then started his 2016-17 season by coming on as a substitute in a 2-0 win against Borussia Dortmund in the 2016 DFL-Supercup. On 9 September 2016, he scored his first goal for FC Bayern in a 2-0 away win against FC Schalke 04. On 13 September 2016, he scored his first two Champions League goals in a 5-0 home win against FC Rostov. During that season, he made 40 appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga and DFL-Supercup that season.
  • He played in the 2017 DFL-Supercup and won the title as Bayern defeated their arch-rival Borussia Dortmund on 5-4 penalties after the extra time ended 2-2. On 9 March 2018, he signed a three-year contract extension that lasts until 30 June 2023. During his 2017-18 season, he made 47 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 17 assists in all the competitions as Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga and DFL-Supercup that season. Additionally, he was also included in the UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season and Bundesliga Team of the Season. 
  • On 12 August 2018, he started his 2018-19 season by playing in the German Super Cup and also won the title as his side defeated Eintracht Frankfurt with a 5-0 victory. On 9 February 2019, he made his 100th league appearance for the club in a 3-1 win over rivals, Schalke. During that season, he made 48 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 19 assists in all the competitions as Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, and DFL-Supercup that season. Additionally, he was also included in the ESM Team of the Year, Bundesliga Team of the Season, and Kicker Bundesliga Team of the Season. 
  • During his 2019-20 season, he played every single minute in all 34 matches in the Bundesliga. In those 34 matches, he scored two goals and finished second in the league with 13 assists. On 23 August 2020, he made an important assist for the winning goal against Paris Saint-German by Kingsley Coman in the final, to be his first Champions League title along with his teammate Serge Gnabry, another VfB Stuttgart academy product. During that season, he made 51 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals and providing 17 assists in all the competitions as Bayern Munich won the treble that season. After winning the continental treble with Bayern Munich, he was included in the UEFA Team of the Year, the FIFA FIFPro Men’s World11, and was recognized as the UEFA Champions League Defender of the Season. 
  • He started the 2020-21 season by acquiring the number 6 shirt, after Thiago Alcantara, who had worn it for seven years, departed for Liverpool. On 30 September 2020, he scored the winning goal in a 3-2 win over Borussia Dortmund in the 2020 DFL-Supercup. During his 2020-21 season, he made 39 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 14 assists in all the competitions as Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga, DFL-Supercup, UEFA Super Cup, and FIFA Club World Cup that season.
  • On 17 August 2021, he started his 2020-21 season by playing in the DFL-Supercup and also won the title as his side defeated Borussia Dortmund with a 3-1 victory. On 23 August 2021, he signed a new contract with Bayern, keeping him at the club until 2025.


Joshua Kimmich International Career

  • He has represented Germany at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Germany at U17, U18, U19, U21, and the senior level. 
  • He was part of the Germany U19 squad that won the 2014 UEFA European U19 Championship in Hungary. 
  • He made his international team debut for Germany on 29 May 2016 in a 3-1 friendly loss against Slovakia. 
  • On 31 May 2016, he was named in Germany’s final 23-man squad for UEFA Euro 2016 and given shirt number 21. On 21 June 2016, he was selected to start for Germany in their final Group C match against Northern Ireland, replacing Benedikt Howedes at right-back. He then remained Germany's first-choice right-back as they reached the semi-finals and was named in UEFA's Team of the Tournament.
  • On 4 September 2016, he scored his first goal for the German national team in a 3-0 victory over Norway during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification. 
  • On 17 May 2017, he was included in Germany’s squad for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup where he started in all five of the team's matches at the tournament, registering two assists, as Germany won its first Confederations Cup title.
  • On 4 June 2018, he was selected for Germany's final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. On 17 June 2018, he made his World Cup debut against Mexico in their opening match, but the game ended in a 1-0 loss for Germany. He played in three of the team’s matches at the tournament as Germany was knocked out of the group stage.
  • On 6 September 2018, he started Germany's UEFA Nations League opener against France, playing as a defensive midfielder for the first time in 18 months.
  • On 19 May 2021, he was selected for Germany’s squad for the UEFA Euro 2020 where he played in four of the team’s matches at the tournament as Germany was eliminated in the round of 16 by England by 2-0. 

Honors

  • Won the 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21 Bundesliga with Bayern Munich. 
  • Won 2015-16, 2018-19, 2019-20 DFB-Pokal with Bayern Munich. 
  • Won 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021 DFL-Supercup with Bayern Munich. 
  • Won the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League with Bayern Munich. 
  • Won the 2020 UEFA Super Cup with Bayern Munich. 
  • Won the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup with Bayern Munich. 
  • Won the 2014 UEFA European U19 Championship with Germany U19. 
  • Won the 2017 FIFA Confederations with Germany. 

Awards

  • Won the 2017, 2021 German national Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League Defender of the Season. 
  • Won the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup Bronze Ball.

Joshua Kimmich Net Worth, Salary & Market Value

Joshua Kimmich earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In January 2015, he agreed to join Bayern Munich on a five-year contract lasting until 30 June 2020, for a reported fee of €7 million, most of which went to VfB Stuttgart. As of 2022, his estimated net worth is €42 million and his salary is £15.3 million. His market value is around €85 million. 

Is Joshua Kimmich married?

Looking at his personal life, he is a married guy. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Lina Meyer who have been together for a long time. The couple is blessed with two children, a son, born in 2019, and a daughter, born in October 2020. He has an intimate relationship with his wife and children where they are living their life happily together. 

Joshua Kimmich height - How tall is Joshua Kimmich?

Joshua Kimmich stands at a height of 1.77m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 75kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is blue and his hair color is blonde. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body.

Trivias About Joshua Kimmich You Need To Know.

  • He started playing football at the age of 11.
  • He is known for his complete playstyle, versatility, aggression, and playmaking ability.
  • He is often compared with former Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm and is considered his successor.
  • He launched an online initiative "We Kick Corona" with his Bayern Munich teammate Leon Goretzka to help charitable, social, or medical institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • He wears shirt number 6 for Bayern Munich.