Granit Xhaka Net Worth

Granit Xhaka is a professional Swiss footballer who plays midfielder for Arsenal in the English Premier League and captains Switzerland. The 30-year-old’s net worth is $17m as of 2023.

Here we look closely at Xhaka’s Net Worth, salary, earnings, stats, age, height, wife, and more.

About Granit Xhaka

Granit Xhaka was born on 27 September 1992 in Basel, Switzerland. The midfielder marshaled his youth at the FC Basel youth system from 2002-2010.

He made his senior debut for Basel in 2010. He won the Swiss Super League in each of the two seasons. In 2012, the Swiss moved to the German club Borussia M’Gladbach.

Granit Xhaka developed himself into a fine defensive midfielder over the years. He became an integral part of the team with his natural talent and was made captain in 2015 at the age of 22.

In 2016, English Premier League side Arsenal bought the midfielder for a transfer fee of £30m. Xhaka has been playing for the Gunners since. He is now the vice-captain of the club. The 30-year-old’s contract with Arsenal will expire at the end of the 2023-24 season.

Xhaka was a part of the Swiss squad that won the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup. He earned his international debut in 2011. Currently the Swiss captain, he has 106 caps for Switzerland and 12 goals. He played in the 2014 and 2018 World Cups for his nation. Xhaka is set to captain his nation in November’s FIFA World Cup 2022.

Granit Xhaka’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

The 30-year-old Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka’s net worth is $17 million as of 2023. His earning sources include football contracts, salary, endorsement, sponsorship bonuses, and other businesses.

Xhaka has 2 years left on his contract with Arsenal, which will expire on 30 June 2024. He has a £12.48m gross remaining on his contract.

According to his current contract, Xhaka earns a gross salary of £6.24m per season at Arsenal. His weekly salary is £120,000.

Xhaka’s Salary by Season

Season Club Gross Salary by Season
2023-24 Arsenal €6.24m
2022-23 Arsenal €6.24m
2021-22 Arsenal €6.24m
2020-21 Arsenal €5.20m
2019-20 Arsenal €5.33m
2018-19 Arsenal €5.38m
2017-18 Arsenal €4.38m
2016-17 Arsenal €4.48m


Arsenal vice-captain Granit Xhaka is a Puma-endorsed player. He will wear the Puma Future Z 1.3 soccer cleats for the 2022-23 season.

Quick Facts

Full Name Granit Xhaka    
Current Club Arsenal
Position Defensive Midfielder  
Shirt No. 34
Date of Birth 27 September 1992
Age 30
Height  186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Birthplace Basel, Switzerland 
Nationality  Swiss
Net Worth $17 million
Salary £120,000 weekly
Relationship Status  Married
Spouse  Leonita Lekaj
Wife’s Insta leonita.x
Outfitter Puma
Instagram granitxhaka

Xhaka’s Wife

Leonita Lekaj is the gorgeous wife of Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka. She is the long-term partner of the Swiss captain.

Xhaka and Leonita tied the knot in July 2017. The couple was blessed with a daughter, Ayana, in 2019. They welcomed their second daughter Laneya in 2021.

Granit Xhaka Wife
Leonita Lekaj

Leonita Lekaj is quite popular on Instagram, having more than 180k followers. She posts beautiful photos of her and her family.


Xhaka is 186 cm (6 ft 1 in) tall.


Born on 27 September 1992, he is 30 years old.

Shirt Number

Xhaka wears no. 34 for Arsenal.


Premier League: Arsenal

Season Match Goal Assist
2022-23 13 (as of 6 Nov. 2022) 3 3
2021-22 27 1 2
2020-21 31 1 2
2019-20 31 1 2

International Career: Switzerland

Year Match Goal
2011-Present 106 (as of Oct. 2022) 12


FAQs about Granit Xhaka

What is Xhaka’s Net Worth in 2023?

Arsenal midfielder Xhaka’s net worth is $17 million as of 2023.

How much is his salary at Arsenal?

Xhaka will earn a gross salary of £6.24m for the 2022-23 season at Arsenal.

What is his weekly salary?

His weekly salary is £120,000.

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