Branislav Ivanovic Net Worth: Serbian football captain and defender for Chelsea in Premier League, Branislav Ivanovic has a net worth of $26 million.
Born on February 22, 1984 in Sremska, Serbia, Branislav Ivanovic started his career as a striker but shifted back to the defensive position after he was 16. Ivanovic began his club career through his hometown club Srem and moved to OFK Beograd in 2003. After three years of his game play in the Serbian Superliga, he was signed by Lokomotiv Moscow in 2006 after which he rose to prominence. He was spotted by Premier League side Chelsea in 2008 and was signed the Serbian for £9.7 million which made him the highest paid player from Russian football.
After joining the first team in 2008, Branislav Ivanovic has been the most consistent player for Chelsea. Best known today for his abilities to move forward high in the pitch and regain his position, Ivanovic is also considered one of the best defenders in PL today. A right back by trade, Ivanovic was voted second best player for the club in 2011-12 with Juan Mata taking away the first position.
Known for his aerial abilities and sheer strength in the field, Ivanovic joined the national team after playing for the U21 side. His impressive performance in the defense got him the captain armband for his country.
Having won several titles like Premier League, FA Cup, Champions League, Europa Cup, etc. Ivanovic has also been a part of the World Cup from his country. Nicknamed ‘Bane’, he has been in controversy with Luis Suarez bite to which he did not respond heavily.
Said to be an ‘animal’ with a ‘big heart’ by Jose Mourinho, he earns $6.5 million per year while is valued at $19.5 million in the transfer market. Branislav Ivanovic’s net worth is estimated to be $26 million as of today.
Quick Facts about Branislav Ivanovic
Full Name: Branislav Ivanovic
Height: 6′ 1″ (1.85 m)
Date of Birth: Februrary 22, 1984
Place of Birth: Sremska, Serbia
Marital status: Married
Branislav Ivanovic Salary: £65,000 per week