Ilkay Gundogan Net Worth

Ilkay Gundogan is a German professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Manchester City in the English Premier League and the Germany National Team. The 32-year-old’s net worth is $25 million. Here we highlight Ilkay Gundogan’s net worth, salary, earnings, contract, stats, wife, and detailed information.

About Ilkay Gundogan

Ilkay Gundogan was born on 24 October 1990, in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The midfielder won 4 English  Premier League titles with Man City. He represented Germany in the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups.

Ilkay Gundogan is a VfL Bochum youth academy product and made his senior debut for the club in 2008.

Gundogan developed himself into a fine midfielder over the years. In 2011, he joined Borussia Dortmund and helped the club to win the Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal in 2011-12, in his very first season. The midfielder also helped the club to reach the 2012-13 Champions League Final, for the first time since 1997, in which they lost 2-1 to arch-rivals Bayern Munich. Ilkay Gundogan played 157 games for Dortmund in all competitions and scored 15 goals.

In the summer of 2016, he signed for Manchester City and has been playing for the English club. Man City spent an estimated £21 million transfer fee to bring him.

Ilkay Gundogan won four Premier League titles – 2017-18, 2018-19, 2020-21, and 2021-22 with Manchester City. On the final day of the 2021-22 season, he scored 2 goals in a 3-2 victory over Aston Villa coming from a 2-goal trail, confirming the league title.

Gundogan also helped Man City to reach the 2020-21 Champions League Final and was named in the Squad of the Season. They lost 1-0 to Chelsea in that final.

Ilkay Gundogan’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

Man City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan’s net worth is $25 million in 2023. Gundogan earns a £7,280,000 salary per season playing for Manchester City. His weekly salary is £140,000.

The German midfielder’s prime sources of earnings are his football contracts, endorsements, bonuses, and sponsorship deals.

Contract and Transfer

Gundogan joined Man City in the summer of 2016. According to his current contract, he will stay at the club until the end of the 2022-23 season. The 32-year-old will earn £7.28 million for the 2022-23 season.

Man City spent an estimated £21 million transfer fee for the midfielder in 2016.

Gundogan’s Salary per Season:

Season Team Salary/Season
2022-23 Man City £7.28 million
2021-22 Man City £7.28 million
2020-21 Man City £7.28 million
2019-20 Man City £7.28 million
2018-19 Man City £4.16 million
2017-18 Man City £4.16 million
2016-17 Man City £4.16 million


Man City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan is an Adidas-endorsed player. He will wear the Adidas Copa Sense.1 soccer cleat for the 2022-23 season.

Quick Facts

Full Name Ilkay Gundogan
Current Club Manchester City  
Position Midfielder   
Shirt No. 8
Date of Birth 24 October 1990
Age  32
Height  180 cm (5′ 11″)
Birthplace Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Nationality  German
Net Worth $25 million
Weekly Salary £140,000
Outfitter Adidas
Relationship Status Married       
Spouse   Sara Arfaoui
Wife’s Insta @sarabenamira
Instagram @ilkayguendogan

Ilkay Gundogan’s Wife 

Man City no. 8 Gundogan’s gorgeous wife is Sara Arfaoui. Sara is a stunning model and TV presenter. The couple made their relationship public in July 2021 and tied the knot in 2022.

Ilkay Gundogan Wife
Sara Arfaoui Gundogan

Sara has more than 514K followers on her Insta, and she also posts her bikini shots.


Born on 24 October 1990, he is 32 years old.


He is 180 cm (5′ 11″) tall.

Jersey Number

Ilkay Gundogan wears no. 8 for Manchester City.


English Premier League: Man City

[As of 12 Nov. 2022]  

Season Match Goal Assist
2022-23 12 2 2
2021-22 27 8 4
2020-21 28 13 2

International Career: Germany

[As of 1 Dec. 2022]

Year Appearance  Goal
2011-Present 66 17


FAQs about Ilkay Gundogan

What is Ilkay Gundogan’s Net Worth?

His net worth is $25 million.

How much is his weekly salary?

Gundogan earns a £140,000 weekly salary playing for Man City.

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