Swiss football administrator and former president of FIFA, Joseph Sepp Blatter has a net worth of $20 million.
Born on 10 March, 1936 in Visp, Switzerland, Joseph Blatter graduated from the University of Lausanne in business and economics in 1959. With various roles as the Head of Public Relations of Valaisan Tourist board and general secretary of Swiss Ice Hockey Federation, he also worked as the director of Sports Timing and Relations of Longines S.A. Blatter was also actively involved in the Olympic Games in 1972 and 1976 as an organizer.
He started working as the technical director of FIFA since 1975 for six year and became general secretary of the organization or 17 years until 1998. He was elected as the FIFA president in 1998 and was re-elected in 2002 and 2007 again.
Sepp Blatter’s net worth comes through his position as the head of FIFA and his salary is $1.4 million per year. He has been considered to be a part of several financial irregularities and backdoor dealings including bribe and corruption. He was also criticized by Barack Obama for making a wrong decision in awarding Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup.
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Blatter is criticized for poor decision making and refusal to technologies that has been turning the beautiful game of football to some unexpected results.With allegations of corruption several times, he has been considered to be the most unethical FIFA president ever which has caused untold damage to the fame of FIFA. Blatter stepped down as the FIFA President after only four days of his nomination for the fifth time in 2015. His resignation from the position has also made estimates of losses over $500 million net worth from several organizations he had a hand on.
Whatever it be, Blatter has received numerous awards, honorary degrees and citizenship from several countries and sport governing bodies.
He has been married thrice and has only one daughter. Sepp Blatter’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million as of today.
Quick Facts about Sepp Blatter
Full Name: Joseph Blatter
Profession: FIFA President
Date of Birth: 10 March, 1936
Place of Birth: Visp, Switzerland
Education: University of Lausanne
Marital status: Married