The German and Bayern Munich defensive midfielder, Joshua Walter Kimmich, has an estimated net worth of €42 million (£36 million).
Joshua Kimmich Biography and Net Worth
Joshua Kimmich Biography and Early Life
Joshua Walter Kimmich, popularly known as John Kimmich, was born on January 24, 1987 to Anja Kimmich (mother) and Berthold Kimmich (father).
Joshua Kimmich was born in Rottweil, Germany. He was brought up in a small village between the Black Forest and Stuttgart (Baden-Württemberg’s capital), named Bösingen.
Just like in a typical village, the calmness that’s associated with rural areas is always disrupted by young children playing football among themselves and their neighboring villages.
This contributed to Joshua Kimmich’s passion for football.
Joshua Kimmich practices a lot at home and broke a lot of windows and fragile objects, and thankfully, he wasn’t punished for any of the things he breaks.
His parents rather replace each broken object at home. Also, his sister Deborah, while he progressed in his football journey, is always around to cheer for her brother when he plays for his country’s national team.
Joshua Kimmich always played football with his friends and idolized football heroes like Zinedine Zidane, Bastian Schweinsteiger, and Tomas Rosicky. This was a stepping stone for his football career.
Joshua Kimmich Career and Net Worth
Joshua Kimmich’s outstanding performance drew the attention of the Stuttgart team. He traveled to and fro with the team till he was finally signed on.
At the age of 18, Kimmich and his friend were admitted into the VfB Stuttgart youth academy. They were the youngest in the team.
He trains a lot and even spent several hours after their training hours, showing how committed he was to how devoted he was to his football career.
This resulted in him being a versatile player that could play all football positions while on the field.
Joshua Kimmich made his debut for his club at age 18 as a substitute. The match ended up as a 2-2 draw against SpVgg Unterhaching.
In 2015, Joshua Kimmich was traded to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich.He signed a five-year contract worth 7.9 million euros (6.8 million pounds).
He made his debut appearance in the Bayern Munic jersey in the match against FC Nöttingen that ended. Playing the position of the right-back and defender, the match ended in a 3-1 victory.
Coach Pep Guardiola made Joshua Kimmich an integral member of the Bayern Munich team upon noticing how versatile Joshua is.
Joshua is a neat passer, a defender, a midfielder, and a skillful professional footballer. It was for this reason that he was nicknamed “Joker.”
Joshua Kimmich also is a player at the German national team and plays as a midfielder for the team due to his versatility.
Some of his FC Hollywood awards include:
- 4-Bundesliga titles
- Two DFB-Pokal titles
- 3 DFL-Supercup.
Joshua keeps going in his football career and is, at this point, in an established state in his football career.