Jozy Altidore is an American soccer player who is worth $8 million, presently plays for MLS club Toronto FC and the National soccer team of the United States of America as their forward.
He was born in Livingston, New Jersey, and was raised in Boca Raton, Florida. Jozy started his playing soccer in elementary school and further trained with the National Team at the Under-17 level.
He began his senior playing career in 2006 with New York Red Bulls and also played for Premier League side Sunderland from between 2013 to the summer of 2015. The forward played for many other teams in Europe including La Liga side Villareal, English team Hull City, Dutch side AZ Alkmaar, and lot more.
As per reports, Jozy Altidore’s net worth is estimated at $8 million. The two-time U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year is reportedly in a relationship with tennis superstar and Sloane Stephens – 2017 US Open Champion. They have a son together.
Jozy Altidore Early life & Career
He loved football from his childhood and studied at Boca Prep International School. He loved playing the round leather game for his school team.
As a professional soccer player, the forward was also successful in his career at his club and was on the books of several clubs. MLS side New York Red Bulls drafted Jozy in 2006, but he could not officially link up with the squad until late in the campaign, as he was still wrapping up high school.
He made his debut professionally in August 2006, scoring in the 83rd minutes to become the youngest ever player to find the net in a Major League Soccer Playoff match ever. Jozy was just 16 years and 337 days old.
In 2008, he signed with Spanish La Liga side Villareal for a whopping $10 million. The largest transfer amount ever paid for a Major League Soccer player. Since then, he was at Xerez on loan, Hull City, and Bursaspor. He later spent two years with AZ, and then Sunderland. The soccer star is on the books of Toronto FC.
As regards his international career, since debut calls up in 2007, the player was in the U.S National team. Up till now, he netted 41 goals in 110 matches.
Jozy Altidore Net Worth
Jozy Altidore reportedly earns $5,000,000 annually at Toronto FC. The highest-paid player in the team is Michael Bradley, earning $6 million annually.
In 2011, Jozy’s salary was $2.2 million USD. According to many online sources, the forward is worth $8 million.
Find below the breakdown of his salaries from 2011 to 2018:
Reports indicate Altidore has fleets of cars and his most recent buys are the Audi A7, worth about $68,000.
Jozy Altidore’s Personal Life
Jozy Altidore is 6 feet and 1 inch tall and weighs about 79 kgs.
He is in a relationship with tennis star and 2017 US Open Champion Sloane Stephens. They have a son together. They have been together for long as they’ve known each other since fifth grade in elementary school, Boca Raton, Florida.
Jozy Altidore’s net worth is a controversial narrative online, but it is clear that he’s worth $8 million.