Rigobert Song Net Worth

Rigobert Song is a Cameroonian professional football manager and the former captain of the Cameroon national team. He is currently the head coach of the team and leading his nation in the FIFA World Cup 2022. The 46-year-old’s net worth is $1.5 million.

Here we look closely at Song’s net worth, salary earnings, career, stats, wife, and more.

About Rigobert Song

Rigobert Song Bahanag was born on 1 July 1976 in Nkenglicock, Cameroon. He is a former professional footballer who played as a defender.

Rigobert Song is an immensely popular figure in Cameroon football. He is the most capped (137) Cameroon player to date.

Rigobert is leading his nation in the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Playing Career

Rigobert Song earned 137 caps for Cameroon (1993-2010) and scored 5 goals. He was a versatile defender who could play both as a center-back and right-back.

He played 8 Africa Cup of Nations for Cameroon and captained his nation in 5 of those. Song won two Africa Cup of Nations titles in 2000 and 2002.

Rigobert Song played in 4 World Cups – 1994, 1998, 2002, and 2010. The defender is the youngest player ever to receive a red card in a World Cup, aged 17 in 1994.

He picked up another red card in the 1998 World Cup against Brazil, being the first-ever player to be sent off in two different World Cups; Zinedine Zidane did it in 2006.

At the club level, Rigobert Song played for Metz, Liverpool, West Ham United, Lens, and Galatasaray, among a few other clubs.

Coaching Career

Rigobert Song led Cameroon in the 2018 African Nations Championship. However, they finished bottom of the group following two defeats and a draw.

Rigobert Song took charge of the Cameroon national team as the head coach on 28 February 2022, replacing Toni Conceicao.

Under Rigobert Song, Cameroon lost their 2022 World Cup opener by 1-0 against Switzerland. They drew 3-3 against Serbia in their second game.

The Indomitable Lions would play Brazil to qualify for the Round of 16.

Rigobert Song’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

Cameroon head coach Rigobert Song’s net worth is $1.5 million as of 2023. The 46-year-old earns a decent salary as the head coach of Cameroon and for leading the nation in the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Rigobert earns a £299,195 annual salary as the head coach of Cameroon. A potential contract extension could be on the table for him, given Cameroon’s performance in the Qatar World Cup.

Quick Facts

Full Name Rigobert Song Bahanag
Current Team Cameroon (Head Coach)
Date of Birth 1 July 1976
Age 46
Height  183 cm (6 ft)
Birthplace Nkenglicock, Cameroon
Nationality  Cameroonian    
Net Worth $1.5 million
Salary £299,195 yearly
Relationship  Married
Spouse Esther Song
Instagram  song_officiel_4

Coaching Tactics

Cameroon head coach Rigobert Song prefers the 4-3-3 formation, the classic three-man midfield, and a center-forward in between two wingers.

A defensive midfielder drops back to provide defensive solidity. It allows the full-backs to make forward runs and contribute to the attacks down the wing.

Song’s Wife and Family 

Cameroon legend Rigobert Song is a married man. He married his lovely lady Esther Song. The couple has two sons and two daughters – Ronny, Bryan, Yohanna Bernadette, and Hillary Veronique Liliane.

Cameroon’s footballer and former Barcelona player Alex Song is Rigobert’s nephew.


Born on 1 July 1976, he is 46 years old.


Rigobert Song is 183 cm (6 ft) tall.

Achievements as a Player


  1. Coupe de la Ligue: 1995-96


  1. UEFA Cup: 2000-01


  1. Africa Cup of Nations: 2000, 2002

FAQs About Rigobert Song

What is Rigobert Song Net Worth in 2023?

Cameroon boss Rigobert Song’s net worth is $1.5 million as of 2023.

How much is his salary?

He earns a £299,195 yearly salary as the head coach of the Cameroon national team.

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