Jrgen Klinsmann Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Nov, 2016
Facts of Jrgen Klinsmann
Date of Birth: 1964 , July-30
Age: 57 years old
Birth Nation: Germany
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Jrgen Klinsmann
Birth Name Jrgen Klinsmann
Father Siegfried Klinsmann
Mother Martha Klinsmann
Nationality German
Birth Place/City Gppingen
Ethnicity White
Profession Football manager
Net Worth $16 million
Salary $2.5 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Married Yes
Married to Debbie Chin (m. 1995)
Children 2
Divorce N/A
Siblings Horst Klinsmann
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Jürgen Klinsmann is a football manager and the head coach of the men’s team of the United States soccer team.


Jürgen Klinsmann is the head coach of the US Men’s Soccer Team and rose to fame as a player for several prominent clubs and for his work in the West Germany national football team. He is a personality of German nationality and his ethnicity is white. As a player, he played for the position of striker.

Early Life

Jürgen Klinsmann was born on the 30th of July, 1964 in Goppingen, West Germany. He was born to parents, baker Siegfried Klinsmann and mother Martha Klinsmann. He started his career in the football fraternity at the mere age of eight for the club Gingen a der Fils.


Jürgen Klinsmann’s professional career started off in the year 1974 whereby he played for the SC Geislingen. He then moved on in the 1978 season to Stuttgarter Kickers. After his youth career came to an end, he started off his senior career in the year 1981 for the Stuttgarter Kickers.

Jürgen Klinsmann moved on to play for the highly prominent teams like the VfB Stuttgart, Inter Milan, AS Monaco, Tottenham Hotspur, Bayern Munich, Sampdoria and Orange County Blue Star before finally ending his club career in the year 2003 at the age of 39. He has also played nationally for West Germany and Germany national teams.

His coaching career started off on 2004 with Germany before he moved on to manage and coach the club Bayern Munich from 2008 to 2009. He has been coaching and managing the US Men’s soccer team since 2011.

Personal Life

Jürgen Klinsmann is married to former model Debbie Chin. The couple resides together in Huntington Beach, California while they formerly lived in Germany. The couple has two children together, Jonathan and Laila. Jonathan is a prominent soccer player too. Jurgen and his wife Debbie surely seem to be getting along pretty well and have not been subjected to any rumors of a split.

Jürgen Klinsmann is also a baker as he has completed the apprenticeship in order to retain the family business. He also is a generous personality he runs a Children Charity Foundation in four countries. This versatile personality has more to his name as he s a certified helicopter pilot.

Net Worth, Salary, and Achievements

Jürgen Klinsmann’s net worth is a whopping 16 million dollars. She reportedly earns a huge salary of 2.5 million dollars a year for his coaching of the U.S Men’s national team. His salary and net worth have considerably risen since he left his professional career in football for his coaching career.

The awards that Jürgen Klinsmann has been bestowed with include the likes of the Bundesliga Top Goalscorer, FIFA World Cup All-Star Team, Ballon d’Or runner-up, UEFA Top Scorer, FWA Footballer of the Year among much more.