Manuel Neuer

Manuel Neuer plays as a goalkeeper for both the Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the Germany national team. He is also a captain for both teams.

Neuer’s Bio & Family

Manuel Peter Neuer was born on March 27, 1986, in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. He is the youngest of two sons of Peter Neuer and Marita Neuer. His father Peter was a policeman, who was later transferred from Baden-Württemburg in Germany’s south-west to Gelsenkirchen after his birth. He has an elder brother named Marcel Neuer.

Neuer pursued his education at Gesamtschule Berger Feld in his hometown. He started playing football at an early age and already reached the professional level in his school days.

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Career & Net Worth

Manual started his youth career from Schalke 04 in 1991. He signed professional terms with the team in 2005 and made his Bundesliga debut on matchday 2 of the 2006–07 season. He played there until 2011, winning the DFB-Pokal and DFB-Ligapokal. In 2011, he signed for Bayern Munich, where he won 18 major trophies that includes seven Bundesliga titles and a UEFA Champions League.

In the national team, he made his senior debut on the tour in a match against the United Arab Emirates on June 2, 2009. Meanwhile, he was selected as Germany’s number one goalkeeper for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, held in South Africa. Neuer won the 2014 FIFA World Cup with his Germany national team.

On of the successful goalkeepers of all time, Neuer earns the yearly salary in millions. He now enjoys the net worth of an estimated $40 million.

Neuer’s Personal Life

Well, Neuer is a married man. The 34-year-old goalkeeper married his longtime girlfriend Nina Weiss on May 21, 2017. The wedding ceremony was held in Tannheim, Austria, followed by a church wedding in the Cathedral of Santissima della Madia in Monopoli, Italy on June 10, 2017.

The duo got engaged after dating several years in January 2017. Nina works as a dressage riders for EuroStar equestrian and Roeckl Equestrian. 

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Height & Body Statistics

Neuer has a muscular body with a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 meters) and a weight of approximately 203 lbs (92 kg). He has dark-brown hair and his eye color is blue.

Bio & Family
Name Manuel Neuer
Birth Name Manuel Peter Neuer
DOB March 27, 1986
Place of Birth Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Father’s Name Peter Neuer
Mother’s Name Marita Neuer
Siblings One 
Brother/s Marcel Neuer
Sister/s None
Nationality German
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Birth Sign Aries
High School Gesamtschule Berger Feld
College/University NA
Career & Net Worth
Profession Footballer
Career 2005-present
Known For FC Bayern Munich, Germany national football team, Schalke 04
Net Worth $40 Million
Salary NA
Notable Credits Awarded the UEFA Goalkeeper of the Year and the IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper for four times
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status Married
Husband/Wife Nina Weiss
Boyfriend/Girlfriend Nina Weiss
Engaged January 2017
Wedding Date May 21, 2017
Children Not Yet
Son/s Not Yet
Daughter/s Not Yet
Divorce Not Yet
Body Statistics
Height 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 meters)
Weight 203 lbs (92 kg)
Measurements NA
Shoe Size 47
Dress Size NA
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Eye Color Blue
  • Neuer won the Golden Glove award for being the best goalkeeper in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
  • He runs a charity foundation for children named the Manuel Neuer Kids Foundation in his hometown, Gelsenkirchen.
  • He lent his voice to a character in the German version of animated comedy film, Monsters University in 2013.
  • His brother Marcel is currently a referee at his hometown, Gelsenkirchen area.
  • He won €500,000 ($587,000) for his charity on the German version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? in 2011.
  • His favorite food is Potato fritters with salmon and salad.