Jose Mourinho is widely regarded as one of the best modern day manager and in just over a decade in top flight football he has won so many titles with some top clubs in Portugal, England, Italy and Spain. No manager can come close to what he has achieved in relatively short span of time for a manager’s career. Although he had his ups and downs and recently got sacked from Chelsea job having won the premier league title previous season. Widely linked with Manchester United job, Mourinho is confident he will be back in the dugout by July 2016. We take a look at his career and how he became one of the highest paid managers in world football.
Jose Mourinho Net Worth: $35 million
- While in his second stint with Chelsea, Jose Mourinho was second highest paid manager in the world with yearly salary of around £12 million a year ($17m) behind Pep Guardiola’s £14.8m million deal with Bayern.
- He was top of hte highest paid manager list while he managed Real Madrid back in 2010 to 2013 with his $16.50 million a year deal.
- Unlike other manager, Jose Mourinho is very marketable personality as his number of high profile endorsement deals suggest. Endorsement deals with top companies like Jaguar, BT Sports, Hublot, Yahoo, Gillette and Lipton earn him around $3 to $5 million a year.
We take a look at his disclosed managerial contracts with top teams he has managed. Numbers below are sourced from guardian, bbc and other uk based media.
|TIMELINE||CLUBS & CONTRACTS||ANNUAL SALARY|
|January 2002||Mourinho signed as manager for FC Porto, first first high profile job with €650,000 a year salary||€650,000 a year|
|June 2004||Jose Mourinho was unveiled as Chelsea manager in June 2014 and became one of the highest paid manager with £4.2 million a year contract with chelsea||£4.2 million a year|
|April 2005||After winning Premier League in his first year as Chelsea manager, Mourinho signed financially improved 5-year deal worth £5.2 million a year||£5.2 million a year|
|June 2008||Jose Mourinho signed a 3 year deal to become new Inter Milan (Italy) manager with a record €9.5 million (£8.5m) a year salary.||£8.5 million a year|
|May 2010||After winning famous treble with Inter Milan, he signed a lucrative 4 year deal with Real Madrid earning him around €14.50 million (£11.2m) a year||£11.2 million a year|
|22 May 2012||Mourinho signed a financially improved 4-year deal with Real madrid worth £12.5m a year, making him the highest paid manager in the world.||£12.5 million a year|
|10 June 2013||Mourinho was unveiled as Chelsea manager for the second time as he signed a 4-year deal worth £12 million a year.||£12 million a year|
Jose Mourinho Endorsement Deals:
Mourinho has been on top of the managers rich list for best part of last decade but unlike other top managers, he has number of high profile endorsement deals which rack in extra cash. His most notable endorsement deals are with British car manufacturer “Jaguar”