Danilo Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 May, 2018
Facts of Danilo
Date of Birth: 1991 , July-15
Age: 30 years old
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Danilo
Birth Name Danilo Luiz da Silva
Father Maria Jose de Silva
Mother Jose Luiz de Silva
Nationality Brazilian
Birth Place/City Danilo Luiz da Silva
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession Footballer
Salary $804k
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Brown
Married to Clarice
Children 1
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Brazilian professional footballer, Danilo is playing as right or left-back for the English club, Manchester City. He started his football career from the very early age. He started his professional career in 2010 from Santos F.C. He also played for Porto and Real Madrid. Moreover, he represented his country in Olympics and World Cup.

Danilo is a married man. He tied the knot to his longtime girlfriend, Clarice. The couple welcomed a baby boy together.

Early Life And Early Career of Danilo

Danilo was born Danilo Luiz da Silva on 15th July 1991 in Bicas, Brazil. He is Cancer which defines his personality to be deeply intuitive. He is Brazilian as per nationality and as far as his ethnicity is concerned, he is mixed. He is the son of Jose Luiz de Silva and Maria Jose de Silva.

Initially, he played youth football with America Mineiro and Tupynambas and later completed his senior year in the Campeonato Mineiro and the Series C.

Danilo’s Professional Career

Danilo was transferred to Santos F.C. in May 2010. The following year, he won the Campeonato Paulista and also played in two Series A seasons.

In the 2011 Copa Libertadores Finals, he played full 90 minutes, first in central midfield and second at right back in the 2-1 victory over Penarol.


Danilo signed a contract with FC Porto in January 2012 for €13 million ($15.35) with  €50 million ($59.04 million) release clause. He was then selected for the Victor Pereira-led side along with Alex Sandro in Primeira Liga.

At the end of season 2014-15, he scored 13 goals appearing in 138 matches.

Real Madrid

Danilo was transferred from Potro to Real Madrid on 31st March 2015 for €31.5 million ($37.20 million). He made his debut for the club as a season opener on 23rd August 2015 in a goalless draw match against Sporting de Gijon. On 24th October 2015, he scored his first goal in 3-1 win over Celta de Vigo.

Danilo appeared in three games in the Champions League. By the end of season 2016-17, he scored 3 goals appearing in 56 matches.

Manchester City

On 23rd July 2017, Danilo signed a five-year contract for €26.5 million ($31.29) fee with the English club, Manchester City. On 23rd December 2017, he scored his first goal in 4-0 win over Bourne's mouth replacing Fabian Delph.

Danilo’s International Career

ON 14th September 2011, at the age of 20, Danilo made his debut for Brazil in Superclasico de las Americas in 0-0 draw against Argentina. The same year, he played at the FIFA U-20 World Cup.


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In 2012, he represented the U-23 national team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in 3-0 win match against New Zealand. As of 2018, he is named the final 23 squads for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Danilo’s Net Worth

Danilo has an estimated net worth of million dollars, as per some online sources, however, the amount is still under review. He earns the salary of €681k ($804k). His current market value is €18 million ($21.25 million). He also earns much from his endorsement deal with Nike.

Danilo has a BMW worth $30,025- $$103,225. He prefers to use the brand, LV.

He is the member of life pro which is ‘’provides efficient solution related to personal, professional, image and athletes equality.’’ He also supports the social project for boys and girls.

Danilo’s Personal Life

Danilo is a married man. He tied the knot to his longtime girlfriend, Clarice. The couple dated for years before getting married. They also welcome their first child on 9th April 2015.


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On 30th June 2017, the couple exchanges the vows. Danilo wore a black 3 piece suit whereas his wife wore a lacy white gown. The ceremony was attended by most of the Real Madrid and national teammates. The couple is together for years without any divorce rumors.

Besides, he is a dog lover and has two dogs.

Here is the video which shows Danilo's skill: