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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Biography

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Facts of Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Date of Birth: 1981 , October-3
Birth Nation: Sweden
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch

Quick Timeline of Zlatan Ibrahimovic

1981 Born in Malmo, Sweden
2011 Released his Autobiography
1996 Began playing Football
1999 Contract with Malmo FF
2001 Joined Ajax
2004 Moved to Juventus
2005 Awarded by Guldbollen
2012 Won Golden Foot
2006 First child Maximilian
2008 Second child Vincent
2022 Net worth $190 million

Detail Timeline of Zlatan Ibrahimovic

October 3 , 1981

Born in Malmo, Sweden

Zlatan was born in Malmo Sweden to a Muslim Bosnaik father Sefik Ibrahimovic and Croatian Catholic mother Jurka Gravic. He follows his mother religion that is catholic. Ibrahimovic is tall guy and very talent in playing soccer.


Released his Autobiography

Zlatan Ibrahimovic released his autobiography I Am Zlatan Ibrahimovic in 2011. This is a bestselling autobiography of Ibra. In this he writes about his hard childhood days, scandals of his life, love life and his children, struggle and many more.


Began playing Football

Ibra is extraordinary footballer and has played for local Swedish club at very early. He was only six when he started playing football. In 1996 he signed contract with Malmo FF where he learned different skills of football.


Contract with Malmo FF

Ibrahimovic first professional career started with Malmo FF Swedish professional football club of Malmo under the coach of Roland Andersson. He played for Malmo FF for senior side during the season of 1999-2000. Zlatan played 40 matches during this season.

March 22 , 2001

Joined Ajax

Ibrahimovic transferred from Malmo FF to Amsterdam was announced and Ibra officially joined Dutch Club AFC Ajax for 80 million Swedish kronor in July 2001. During his period in Ajax his team succeeds to won Erediviisie title. Ibrahimovic was accused for hurting his teammate in against the Netherlands.


Moved to Juventus

After four year in Ajax, Ibrahimovic moved to Juventus for euro 16 million. Juventus was stripped to their last Scudetto winner of Serie A championship when club was charging with match fixing in the famous Calciopoli scandal which forced him transfer to Inter Milan.

November 14 , 2005

Awarded by Guldbollen

Guldobollen is famous Swedish football award which is given to the best Swedish footballer of the year in Sweden. Zlatan won this award first time in 2005 November 14. From that time till now He won this award for nine times.


Won Golden Foot

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has also been awarded for the different international and prestigious award likewise he also won  Golden Foot award in year 2012 when he was in Paris Saint-Germain. The award is given for active player and can be won only once.

September 22 , 2006

First child Maximilian

Zlatan became father for first time in 22 September 2006. Her longtime partner Helena Segar and Zlatan became parents together.  They were blessed with healthy baby boy and they named him Maximilian. He is nine years now. 

March 6 , 2008

Second child Vincent

Zlatan and Helena became parents for second time together in 2008. This time they were also blessed by son and they named him Vincent. They all are living in Paris together now. Vincent is seven years now.


Net worth $190 million

As of 2022, his networth is $190 million 


Zlatan Ibrahimovic whose nickname is Ibra is a famous Swedish footballer. He is a captain of the national Sweden team and plays as a striker for LA Galaxy. He is renowned as one of the most active players in the world winning 31 trophies in his career.

Early Life And Parents Of Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan was born on 3 October 1981 and is 40 years old as of 2022. He was born in Malmo, Sweden to a Muslim Bosniak father Sefik Ibrahimovic, and Croatian Catholic mother Jurka Gravic. He is Catholic.

Ibrahimovic's childhood was not that much smoother. His parents got divorced when he was just two. He grew up in one of the roughest areas of Sweden, Rosengard.

Zlatan is of Swedish nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity (Croatian and Bosnian descent.)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Career

Zlatan Ibrahimovic started his professional football playing career in 1989 with the club Malmö BI. During his youth career, he played for clubs like FBK Balkan and Malmö FF.

Zlatan started his senior career in 1999 with the club Malmö FF. He has played for numerous clubs like Manchester United, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Ajax, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, Milan, and many others.

Currently, he is playing for LA Galaxy since 2018.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Net Worth

As of early 2019, Zlatan Ibrahimovic's net worth is reported to be around $198 million. His peak annual salary for Manchester United was around $7 million Eur.

His net worth in 2022 was around $190 million. Zlatan was a trademark in May 2003 for a different product including sports. He is under contract with Nike earning a high figure of salary from her endorsements and advertisements.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Personal Life

While talking about Zlatan Ibrahimovic's personal life and current relationship status, he is unmarried but enjoys a live-in relationship with his longtime girlfriend Helena Segar.

Helena is a former Swedish model. Before being in the relationship with Helena Segar, he had no love affair. They have two children together. He currently lives in Paris with Helena and his children. Helena has probable of becoming Zlatan's wife near future. 

Zlatan stands at a height of 6 feet 4¾ inches and weighs around 91 kg.