Cristian Gamboa Net Worth

Cristian Gamboa is a right-back for the Costa Rican National Football Team and Bundesliga team VfL Bochum.

He is a professional football player. He has a net worth of $2 million.

In this article, we are going to learn about Cristian Gamboa’s net worth, salary, earnings, biography, and many more.

About Cristian Gamboa

Gamboa, Cristian Esteban Luna, also known as Cristian Gamboa, is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays right back for Bundesliga club VfL Bochum and the country’s national team.

Luna was born on October 24, 1989. Gamboa represents Costa Rica internationally and was a member of the squad that advanced to the 2014 FIFA World Cup quarterfinals.

He competed for Costa Rica at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup, where they placed fourth.

He has competed for Costa Rica in various international competitions.

He was chosen in May 2018 to be a member of Costa Rica’s 23-man team traveling to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Early Life

Gamboa was born in Costa Rica’s Liberia. He was passed over by Costa Rican clubs Saprissa and Alajuelense at the age of 15.

He played for his hometown team Municipal Liberia during the 2006–2007 season.

He then relocated overseas, signing with Fredrikstad of Norway in the summer of 2010, where he played for two half seasons until joining Copenhagen in the summer of 2011.

He made his UEFA Europa League debut in a 0-1 loss to Standard Liège. 


In August 2012, Gamboa signed a three-month loan agreement with Rosenborg, with the Norwegian team having the option to purchase him.

On September 3, 2012, he made his Tippeligaen debut, winning 2-0 away at Stabaek.

He had made an impression in Rosenborg’s ten games by November, and the club extended him a permanent deal after he agreed to a five-year contract.

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Gamboa signed a contract with English Premier League team West Bromwich Albion in late July 2014 for a sum that the media pegged at roughly £2 million.

The player didn’t have enough recent international appearances for a work permit to be automatically granted, therefore the deal’s completion depended on an appeal being granted by the Football Association, which was confirmed on August 5. The athlete committed to a three-year deal.

Cristian Gamboa’s Net Worth and Earnings

As of 2023 the professional Costa Rican football player Cristian Gamboa has a net worth of $2 million.

He made most of this money from his professional career in football by playing in both the international world cup and a few of his cubs since the beginning of his career such as Municipal Liberia, Celtic, and as of now, he’s in VfL Bochum.


is 2017 pay for playing for Celtic FC is about £15,000 per week or about £780,000 annually. He made about £666,667 a year in 2015 while playing for West Brom. His net worth might therefore be more than $2 million. His reported market value right now is $1.81 million.


As of 2023, the Costa Rican footballer is not being endorsed by any company. There is no information about him having any sponsorships either. It won’t take him long enough to secure one because of his stunning performance. If we get to know any information about this it will be updated on the website soon.

Quick Facts 

Full Name Cristian Esteban Gamboa Luna
Nickname Christian
Born 24 October 1989
Debut 2006
Height 1.75 m
Weight 70 kg
Age 33 years old
Birthplace Liberia, Costa Rica
Religion Christian
Nationality Costa Rican
Net Worth $2 million
Marital Status Married
Father name N/A
Mother name N/A
Twitter Handle @Cris_GamboaCR
Instagram Handle crisgam89


Cristian Gamboa, who is currently 28 years old, is pleased and happily married. He is wed to Melissa Salazar, his wife. Felipe and Julian Gamboa, the couple’s two sons, were born into the world. Currently, the couple resides in Birmingham.

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Cristian Gamboa was born on 24 October 1989 and as of 2023, he is 33 years old.

Height And Weight

He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 70 kg.

Career stats

Club Season League National cup League cup Europe
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Municipal Liberia 2006-07 Primera División 16
2007-08 26
2008-09 13
2009-10 13
Total 68
Fredrikstad 2010 Adeccoligaen 11 1
2011 Tippeligaen 16 1
Total 27 1 1
Copenhagen 2011–12 Superliga 1
Total 1
Rosenborg 2012 Tippeligaen 10 6
2013 28 2 4
2014 2
Total 40 2 10
West Bromwich Albion 2014–15 Premier League 10 1 3
2015–16 1 1 1
Total 11 2 4
Celtic 2016–17 Scottish Premiership 17 1 1 2
2017–18 2 1
2018–19 1 1 5
Total 20 1 2 8
VfL Bochum 2019–20 2. Bundesliga 26 1
Career Total 192 2 7 6 18

FAQs About Cristian Gamboa

When did he start to play professionally?

His professional debut was in 2006.

Which club does he play for now?

As of 2023 he is in Bundesliga club VfL Bochum.

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