Mateo Kovacic

Mateo Kovacic is a Croatian professional football player who plays as a midfielder for Chelsea in the English Premier League and the Croatia national team. The 28-year-old’s net worth is €22 million. Here we highlight Kovacic’s net worth, salary, earnings, contract, stats, wife, and detailed information.

About Mateo Kovacic

Mateo Kovacic was born on 6 May 1994, in Linz, Austria, to Bosnian Croat parents. He started his senior career at Dinamo Zagreb in 2010.

Kovacic made his international debut for Croatia in 2013 and played three World Cups for the nation in 2014, 2018, and 2022.

International Career

Mateo Kovacic has 87 caps and 3 goals for Croatia since making his debut in 2013, as of 1 Dec. 2022.

He is named in the Croatia squad for the FIFA World Cup 2022. The 28-year-old midfielder played all three group games, helping his nation to qualify for the Round of 16.

Croatia would play against Japan for a spot in the Quarter-Finals.

Kovacic also played in the 2018 World Cup, in which Croatia finished as the runners-up, losing 4-2 to France in the Final.

He also played in the 2014 World Cup, 2016, and 2020 Euros for his nation.

Club Career

Mateo Kovacic began his senior career for Dinamo Zagreb in 2010. He won two consecutive league titles before joining Inter Milan in 2013.

The midfielder played 80 league games for Inter (2013-2015) and scored 5 goals.

Kovacic joined the Spanish giants Real Madrid in 2015 and played three seasons with the club. He helped the club to win three Champions League titles in three seasons – 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2017-18.

The midfielder was loaned off to Chelsea for the 2018-19 season; there, he won the UEFA Europa League that season. After that, Kovacic signed a 5-year contract with the English club.

Kovacic was named the Chelsea Player of the Year for the 2019-20 season. He helped the club to win the 2020-21 Champions League title.

Mateo Kovacic’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic’s net worth is €22 million as of 2023. He earns a £5,200,000 salary per season playing for Chelsea. His weekly salary is £100,000.

The 28-year-old’s prime sources of earnings are his football contracts, endorsements, bonuses, and sponsorship posts.


In 2019, Mateo Kovaci signed a 5-year contract with the English club Chelsea, which will expire at the end of the 2023-24 season. According to his current contract, he will earn a £5.2 million salary per season.

Transfer News

Kovacic will become a free agent at the end of the 2023-24 season unless Chelsea signs him to a new contract.

In 2015, Real Madrid bought him for a reported €29 million transfer fee from Inter.

Kovacic’s Salary per Season

Season Club Salary per Season
2023-24 Chelsea £5.2 million
2022-23 Chelsea £5.2 million
2021-22 Chelsea £5.2 million
2020-21 Chelsea £5.2 million
2019-20 Chelsea £5.2 million


Kovacic is a Nike-endorsed player. He will wear the Nike Mercurial Vapor 14 soccer cleats for the 2022-23 season.

Quick Facts

Full Name Mateo Kovacic
Current Club Chelsea
Position Midfielder
Shirt No. 8
Date of Birth 6 May 1994
Age 28
Height 177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Birthplace Linz, Austria
Nationality Austrian, Croatian
Net Worth €22 million
Salary £100,000 weekly
Relationship Status Married
Wife Izabel Kovacic
Wife’s Insta @izakova
Instagram @mateokovacic8

Mateo Kovacic’s Wife

Chelsea midfielder Mateo’s lovely wife is Izabel Kovacic. The couple married in 2017.


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A post shared by Izabel Kovačić (@izakova)


Born on 6 May 1994, he is 28 years old.


He is 177 cm (5 ft 10 in) tall.

Shirt Number

He wears no. 8 for Chelsea.


Premier League: Chelsea

Season Match Goal Assist
2022-23 11 (as of 12 Nov. 2022) 0 1
2021-22 25 2 5
2020-21 27 0 1
2019-20 31 1 3
2018-19 32 0 2

International Career: Croatia

[As of 1 Dec. 2022]

Year Appearance Goals
2013-Present 87 3


FAQs about Mateo Kovacic

What is Kovacic’s Net Worth in 2023?

His net worth is €22 million as of 2023.

How much is his weekly salary for Chelsea?

Kovacic earns a £100,000 weekly salary playing for Chelsea.

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