Javier Hernandez Chicharito Net Worth

Javier Hernandez, popularly known as Chicharito, is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a striker for LA Galaxy in the Major League Soccer (MLS). The 34-year-old is the highest-paid player in the MLS. Chicharito’s net worth will be $30 million in 2023.

Here we look closely at Javier Hernandez Chicharito Net Worth, salary, earnings, age, height, stats, wife, and more.

About Javier Hernandez Chicharito

Javier Hernández Balcázar was born on 1 June 1988, in Guadalajara, Mexico. The former Man Utd striker is commonly known by his nickname Chicharito.

Chicharito marshaled his youth at the Guadalajara youth system. He started his senior career at the same club in 2006.

Over the years, Javier Hernandez Chicharito became a promising striker before joining Manchester United in 2010. During his 5 years at the English club, Chicharito scored 59 goals in 150 appearances, winning two Premier League titles and the Champions League final in 2011.

After a short loan period at Real Madrid, Javier joined Bayer Leverkusen in 2015. Chicharito returned to the Premier League and joined West Ham United in 2017.

After a short spell at Sevilla, Chicharito joined the MLS side LA Galaxy in January 2020. Chicharito’s current contract with the club will expire on 31 December 2023.

Javier Hernandez Chicharito earned his international debut for Mexico in 2009. He is the all-time top scorer for his country, scoring 52 goals in 109 games. The FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar could be his last World Cup.

Javier Hernandez Chicharito’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

Chicharito’s net worth is $30 million in 2023, thanks to his stream of incoming sources. Football contracts, salary, endorsement bonuses, Instagram page, real estate, and other businesses are his massive income sources.

The Mexican striker is the highest-paid player in the MLS. The 34-year-old’s contract with LA Galaxy will expire on 31 December 2023. He has 2 years and $12m gross remaining on his contract.

Chicharito will earn a gross salary of $6m for the 2022 MLS season. His weekly salary is $115,385 at LA Galaxy.

LA Galaxy bought the Mexican legend in 2020 from Seville for a reported transfer fee of $10m. His current transfer market value is €2.00m.

Chicharito’s Salary History

Season Club Gross Salary per Season
2023 LA Galaxy $6m
2022 LA Galaxy $6m
2021 LA Galaxy $6m
2020 LA Galaxy $7.02m
2019-20 Seville $903,958
2018-19 West Ham $8.24m


Chicharito is a Nike-endorsed player. He will wear the Nike Mercurial Superfly boots for the 2022-23 season.

Quick Facts

Full Name Javier Hernández Balcázar
Nickname Chicharito (Little Pea)
Current Club LA Galaxy  
Position Striker
Shirt No. 14
Date of Birth 1 June 1988
Height  175 cm (5′ 9″)
Age  34
Birthplace Guadalajara, Mexico
Nationality  Mexican  
Net Worth $30 million
Relationship Status  In a Relationship  
Girlfriend Nicole McPherson
Ex-wife Sarah Kohan
Children Noah, Nala
Outfitter Nike
Twitter @CH14_
Instagram ch14_

Chicharito’s Ex-wife

Sarah Kohan was the wife of the LA Galaxy striker Javier Hernandez Chicharito. Unfortunately, the couple had a divorce in 2021.

Sarah is the mother of Chicharito’s two children – Noah Hernandez and Nala Hernandez.


Nicole McPherson is the gorgeous girlfriend of Chicharito. Nicole is a stunning Ecuadorian model. You can check out her Instagram here.

Chicharito Girlfriend
Nicole McPherson

The couple went public about their relationship in early 2022.


Javier Hernandez’s nickname is Chicharito, meaning “little pea” in Spanish. He also wears the name on his shirt.

Chicharito’s father was a Mexican footballer Javier Hernández Gutiérrez. He was called Chicharo (pea) due to his green eyes. Hence the name Chicharito.

Shirt Number

Chicharito is wearing no. 14 at LA Galaxy for the 2022 MLS season.


MLS: LA Galaxy

Season Match Goal Assist
2022 31 18 2
2021 21 17 2
2020 11 1 0

International Career: Mexico

Year Match Goal
2009-Present 109 (As of October 2022) 52


FAQs about Javier Hernandez Chicharito

What is Javier Hernandez Chicharito Net Worth in 2023?

Chicharito’s net worth is $30m in 2023.

Who is Chicharito’s Father? 

Javier Hernández Gutiérrez is Chicharito’s father. He was a Mexican footballer and was part of the 1986 World Cup squad. His nickname was Chicharo (pea) due to his green eyes.

How many goals did Chicharito score for Mexico?

Javier Hernandez Chicharito is the all-time top scorer for Mexico, scoring 52 goals in 109 matches as of October 2022.

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