Andriy Shevchenko net worth is $45 million.
He is one of the most successful football players in the world. He is also a married father and Ukrainian politician.
Andriy Shevchenko Biography
Andriy Mykolayovych Shevchenko was born on the 29th of September in 1976 in Ukraine. He comes from a village in Kyiv Region, where he spent his pre-school years. His father, Mykola Hryhorovych Shevchenko, was a military man. He dreamed his son to follow his way and devote his life to army service too. His mother, Lyubov Myckolayivna, cared about her two children – son Andriy and daughter Olena.
When the boy got older, he and his family moved to Obolon’, new region in Kyiv. There the boy visited School Number 216. He started to play football in his teens. During the game he was noticed by Dynamo scout and Coach Alexander Shpakov. It took him a lot of time to convince Andriy’s parents to let the boy visit his football lessons. The football club was too far from their house and it was hard for them to take the boy to his training classes. In 1990 the youngest player in the team, Andriy Shevchenko, became the best one. In 1993 he graduated from school and started his career of a professional football player.
It seems that career way of famous Ukrainian football player consists of victories and honors. Very soon he became the top goal scorer in Ukrainian Dynamo. In 1999 Shevchenko footballer was bought by Milan football team for $25 million. It was his first solid contract.
He scored 175 goals for Milan football club that made him the second best player in club’s history. Shevchenko Ukraine soon showed Europe, that he is the most successful not just in his own country.
Shevchenko, or Sheva, as he is called by his fans, left Milano in 2005. He was invited to London to play at Chelsea football club (owner – Roman Abramovich).
In 2009 Andriy was offered two-year deal with his native football club Dynamo. Thus the football star got a chance to return home.
Now Andriy Shevchenko is a retired football player. He works as Ukrainian politician and has his own political party.
Andriy Shevchenko Salary
Per year: $11.7 million
Per month: $975, 000
Per week: $243 750
Per day: $34, 821
In fact, income of Andriy Shevchenko is different from year to year. The main source of his income used to be sports. Shevchenko soccer got $187, 000 from Ukrainian football team. But Andriy Shevchenko Chelsea player got $800, 000 of salary from Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich. Plus he got sponsored and bonus money. Some part of income of Andriy Shevchenko comes from his endorsement deals. Thus he had endorsement deal with Red Bull (Indonesia) and many others. He also gets some income from appearance at various sport shows as the special guest star.
Now Andriy works in Ukraine. His wife and children also live there.
Andriy Shevchenko Family Life
Andriy Shevchenko married in 2004. Andriy Shevchenko wife is American model, Kirsten Pazik. They got acquainted in Milano at the fashion show of Giorgio Armani. By the way, Andriy is one of his friends. Before her relationship with Shevchenko, Kirsten was a famous nude model. But after her marriage she left her career and became a careful wife and a mother. Andriy and Kirsten have four sons. The first one – Jordan – is named after Michael Jordan.
They say, it was Kirsten, who persuaded Andriy accept Chelsea contract and move to London. She was going to continue her career of a model and in London she had more chances. Now American wife of Andriy Shevchenko lives in Ukraine with their four children. The eldest of them go to Ukrainian private school.
Kirsten and Andriy were offered a big house in Ukraine, sponsored by his football club. But Kirsten wanted to live in a big apartment. Andriy Shevchenko has already bought that apartment for her in Kyiv. He is also the owner of several houses all over the world.
Andriy Shevchenko Houses
- Wentworth, United Kingdom (GB) – £10 million
Now Andriy Shevchenko sells this house. He used to live there with his family, when he was Chelsea player. The luxurious house has five bedrooms, several bathrooms, wine cellar, gym, sauna, tennis court and a swimming pool.
- Apartment in Ukraine – $320, 000
This apartment Andriy doesn’t use regularly. He appears at his Kyiv apartment from time to time and he is always alone. His wife and four children, probably, live at some private house or at his mother’s house in the village.
- Caribbean house – $1,000,000
Andriy has bought this property just to spend vacation here. He calls it “a hut near the ocean”, but the house is quite big and luxurious at the same time. He bought it “to spend free time with his children”.
Andriy Shevchenko Cars:
- Mercedes-Benz – $100, 000
- Porche – $200,000
Andriy Shevchenko is fond of cars. He always gets fast and luxurious sportive cars. He likes to drive very fast and probably, it is the reason, why he gets into accidents from time to time.
Andriy Shevchenko has a title of National Hero in Ukraine – it is the highest national award. He had deserved it!