The Belgian professional footballer, Thibaut Courtois is one of the sensational players who plays as a goalkeeper for the Spanish club Real Madrid and the Belgium national team. He is considered one of the best goalkeepers in world football.
The Belgium super goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois was born in Bree, Flanders, Belgium, on May 11, 1992. Courtois’ father, Thierry Courtois, is a lawyer, and his mother, Gitte Courtois, is a physiotherapist. Thibaut Courtois is a practicing Roman Catholicism. Courtois was clumsy and forgetful throughout his youth and his parents were both professional volleyball players in Belgium, and his sister, Valerie, plays for both the Belgian national women’s volleyball team and the Budowlani Lodz.
Courtois’ Club Career
Thibaut Courtois began playing football for his hometown team Blitzen V.V. at the age of five. Thibaut Nicolas in those early days didn’t have a set playing position, which was common at that age. The Belgian star was mostly employed in the left-back position, though. The various report has it that after impressing the scouts at Racing Genk, he was offered a trial and joined their youth team. And that was where he discovered his real calling as a goalie when he was placed between the sticks in an under-9 tournament and named the best goalkeeper.
Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois progressed through the youth system of Genk, and aged 18, he played a key role in the team’s Belgian Pro League victory. Courtois joined Chelsea for a reported £8 million in July 2011 and was immediately loaned to Atletico Madrid. During his spell of three seasons there, he won the Europa League in 2012, the Copa del Rey in 2013, and the La Liga title in 2014. He also won the Ricardo Zamora Trophy for best goalkeeper in La Liga, for his performances in his two later seasons. The Belgian international later returned to Chelsea in July 2014, and in his first season, he helped them win the League Cup and the Premier League title. After a period of years, he won the Premier League Golden Glove as Chelsea again won the league. However, the La Liga Giants Real Madrid signed Courtois for £35 million, becoming La Liga’s most expensive goalkeeper, surpassing the record set by Jan Oblak in 2018. He won a second La Liga title and a third Zamora trophy in 2020. In 2022, he won a third La Liga title and first UEFA Champions League title.
The 30-year-old Belgian made his senior international debut in October 2011, becoming the youngest goalkeeper to represent Belgium. Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois has since earned over ninety caps and appeared at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2016, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and UEFA Euro 2020; as a matter of fact, he was awarded the Golden Glove in 2018 as the best goalkeeper of the tournament, with Belgium finishing third.
Courtois Net Worth 2022
The net worth of Thibaut Courtois is estimated at around $50 million as of 2022. The Belgian international is a well-known Belgian bet goalkeeper. He keeps for the Belgian national team and Real Madrid CF, a popular Spanish football club. As a matter of fact, Thibaut Courtois is currently rated as one of the best goalkeepers in the world. As stated earlier, Thibaut Courtois’s net worth is more than $50 million, with a large portion of that coming from his wage and other brand collaborations and product commercials.
Thibaut Courtois Net Worth, Salary 2022, and Contract
Courtois, being a goalkeeper for Real Madrid, he earns £250,000 a week and £13,000,000 per year. The 30-year old has an estimated net worth of £50,000,000. He currently have deal with the Los Blancos which will runs out on June 30, 2026.
Per year €13,000,000 £11,304,348
Per month €1,083,333 £942,029
Per week €250,000 £217,391
Per day €35,616 £30,971
Per hour €1,483 £1,290
Per-minute €25 £21
Thibaut Courtois’ Honors
Belgian Pro League: 2010–11
La Liga: 2013–14, 2019–20
Belgian Professional Goalkeeper of the Year: 2011
Belgian Bronze Shoe: 2011
UEFA Super Cup: 2012
Copa del Rey: 2012–13
UEFA Europa League: 2011–12
UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2013–14
Premier League: 2014–15, 2016–17
FA Cup: 2017–18, runner-up: 2016–17
Football League Cup: 2014–15
Supercopa de España: 2019–20, 2021–22
FIFA World Cup third-place: 2018
La Liga Zamora Trophy: 2012–13, 2013–14, 2019–20
La Liga Goalkeeper of the Season: 2012–13
Best Belgian Player Abroad: 2013, 2014
ESM Team of the Year: 2013–14
UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: 2013–14, 2020–21
Belgian Sportsman of the year: 2014
Premier League Golden Glove: 2016–17
FIFA World Cup Golden Glove: 2018
FIFA World Cup Dream Team: 2018
The Best FIFA Goalkeeper: 2018
IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper: 2018
IFFHS Men’s World Team: 2018
Thibaut Courtois’ Career Earnings:
Year Weekly Wage Yearly Salary Club Position League Age Contract Expiry
2022 £253,000 £13,156,000 R. Madrid GK La Liga 29 30-06-2026
2021 £271,000 £14,092,000 R. Madrid GK La Liga 28 30-06-2024
2020 £215,000 £11,180,000 Real Madrid GK La Liga 27 30-06-2024
2019 £224,000 £11,648,000 R. Madrid GK La Liga 26 30-06-2014
2018 £100,000 £5,200,000 Chelsea GK Premier League 25 30-06-2019
2017 £100,000 £5,200,000 Chelsea GK Premier League 24 29-06-2019
2016 £100,000 £5,200,000 Chelsea GK Premier League 23 29-06-2019
2015 £100,000 £5,200,000 Chelsea GK Premier League 22 29-06-2019
2014 £17,000 £884,000 C. Atlético Madrid SAD GK LIGA BBVA 21 29-06-2016
Thibaut Courtois, being one of the best goalkeepers in the world, has had a great career on both the international and club sides. Thibaut Courtois is one of the tallest goalkeepers with a height of 6.6 ft. His net worth is more than $50 million. Again, he has dealt with some of the best advertising brands and products.