Nicolas Otamendi Net Worth

Nicolás Otamendi plays football professionally and internationally for Argentina. He has represented both the Argentina football team and the Benfica club. His primary position on the field is center-back. He has a net worth of $15 million.

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

About Nicolas Otamendi

Michael Hernán Gonzalo Otamendi, an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a center-back for both Benfica of the Primeira Liga and the Argentina national team, was born on February 12, 1988.

Early in his career, Otamendi played with both Vélez Sarsfield and Porto, where he won eight significant trophies, including three Primeira Liga titles and the 2011 Europa League.

He joined Valencia in 2014 and went on loan to Brazil’s Atlético Mineiro for four months. He came to Manchester City in 2015, where he won four League Cups, an FA Cup, and the Premier League in 2017–18 and 2018–19.

Early Life

Otamendi, a Buenos Aires native, made his Primera División debut for Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield on May 10, 2008, in a 2-1 Clausura victory at home against Rosario Central.

He was only the fifth-choice goalie under manager Hugo Tocalli, after Waldo Ponce, Fernando Tobio, Marco Torsiglieri, and Mariano Uglessich. 

Otamendi has been a member of the Argentina national team since 2009.

He has played in three World Cups and four Copa Américas for his nation, where he helped Argentina to three consecutive runner-up finishes before winning the tournament for the fourth time in 2021.

He also won the 2022 World Cup, where he participated in every minute of Argentina’s campaign.


Otamendi signed a five-year contract and was transferred to FC Porto in Portugal on August 23, 2010, for a cost of €4 million.

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Vélez also held onto 50% of his registration rights, with Porto needing to meet a predetermined fee of an additional €4 million before September 2011 to sign the player.

Otamendi was traded to Valencia CF in La Liga on February 5 for €12 million, with a five-year deal beginning on July 1.

Otamendi refused to train or play for Valencia late in the 2015 preseason to not jeopardize his prospects of signing with another team.

He signed a five-year contract with Manchester City on August 20 for a sum of £32 million. On September 15, he debuted. Otamendi signed a three-year contract with Benfica, a competitor of Porto, on September 29, 2020, for a fee of €15 million.

As part of the exchange, defender Rben Dias from Benfica transferred to Manchester City for a higher sum. On October 4, he made his league debut in a 3-2 victory over Farense.

Nicolas Otamendi’s Net Worth and Earnings

As of 2023, the professional Argentine footballer Nicolas Otamendi has a net worth of $15 million. He made most of this money from his professional career in football by playing in both the international world cup and a few clubs such as Vélez, Porto, Valencia, and currently at Benfica.


Benfica of the Primeira Liga and the Argentine national team both utilize Nicolas Otamendi as their central defender. He will have a basic salary of 6.969 million EUR annually as of 2023. He is known as one of the best centers back in his club.


As of 2023, the Argentine center-back does not possess any endorsement. He is called one of the best centres back in his team. It won’t take him long enough to get one. If we get to know any information about this it will be updated on the website.

Quick Facts 

Full Name Nicolás Hernán Gonzalo Otamendi
Nickname Nicolas
Born 12 February 1988
Debut 2007
Height 1.83 m
Weight 82 kg
Age 35 years old
Birthplace Buenos Aires, Argentina
Religion Christian
Nationality Argentine
Net Worth $15 million
Marital Status Married
Father name Hernan Otamendi
Mother name N/A
Twitter Handle @Notamendi30
Instagram Handle nicolasotamendi30
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Forever, Nicolas Otamendi and Celeste Rey have been married. The two were just teenagers when they first began dating. On an unspecified date, they had a very lavish wedding party, and his teammates attended.

The footballer and his wag have since returned, and she was most recently spotted cheering him on during the FIFA World Cup in Qatar with their children.

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Nicolas Otamendi was born on 12 February 1988 and as of 2023, he is 35 years old.

Height And Weight

He stands 6 feet tall and weighs around 82 kg.

Career stats

Club Season League National Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Vélez Sarsfield 2007–08 1
2008–09 18
2009–10 19 1
2010–11 2
Total 40 1
Porto 2010–11 15 5 1 2
2011–12 20 2 1 2
2012–13 29 2 3 1
2013–14 13 2 1
Total 77 7 6 1 7 1
Atlético Mineiro (loan) 2014 5
Valencia 2014–15 35 6 3
Manchester City 2015–16 30 1 2 5
2016–17 30 1 5 1
2017–18 34 4 2 2
2018–19 18 5 1 4
2019–20 24 2 3 3 1
Total 136 8 17 1 15 1
Benfica 2020–21 27 1 4
2021–22 28 1 1
2022–23 29 1 2
Total 84 2 7 1
Career total 374 24 33 2 23 2

Faqs About Nicolas Otamendi

When did he start to play professionally?
His professional debut was in 2007.

Which club does he play for now?
As of 2023, he plays for Benfica FC.

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