Kaka is a retired professional footballer from Brazil who used to play as an attacking midfielder. He began his career at a very young age and had successfully represented his country in many international events. He has played for several clubs like Milan, Real Madrid, Orlando City, and Sao Paolo. He has received several accolades and has also served as an ambassador of the United Nations World Food Programme. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Kaka in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
The real name of Kaka is Ricardo Izecson dos, Santos Leite. He is also known as “Ricardo Kaka”. He was born in April 1982, in Gama, Brazil. He is the son of Simone dos Santos and Bosco Izecson Pereira Leite. His mother was a teacher, and his father was a civil engineer. He has also got a brother named Rodrigo.
When he was in school, he used to play for the local club “Alphaville”. Later, he got discovered by São Paulo FC.
In 2005, Kaka married his high school sweetheart Caroline Celico. They have two children named Luca Celico Leite and Isabella. The couple divorced in 2015. In 2007, he became an Italian citizen. He is currently in a relationship with model Carolina Dias. Kaka met with an accident in a swimming pool at 18. He attributes God for his recovery.
Career, Award & Nominations
At just eight years, Kaka became associated with the club Sao Paolo. However, he signed the contract when he was 15. He scored 23 times in 58 appearances for the club. In 2003, he joined the Italian club A.C. Milan. In 2007, he became the winner of Champions League.
In 2009, Kaka signed with deal with the Spanish club Real Madrid. He scored 29 goals for the team. In 2013, he again returned to Milan but terminated his contract in the following year. In 2015, he joined Orlando City.
Kaka has also played for his country Brazil and has won the 2002 FIFA World Cup. He has won the title of FIFA World Player of the Year, UEFA Club Footballer of the Year as well as the Ballon d’Or. He was also won the FIFA Confederations Cups of 2005 and 2009. Kaka retired from football in December 2017.
Net Worth & Earnings
What could be the net worth of a person who has played for several leading football clubs in the world? He has got a net worth of over $120 million, and he continues to make more than $10 million in a year. He joined AC Milan for €8.5 million. He has also received several honors and is active in other endeavors. In 2007, he won the FIFA Club World Cup.
Kaka is a very successful football player who has got many fans across the world. He is a very popular name in the sport and has received several accolades both individually and as a team member. Though he has retired as a professional footballer, he has plans to be a part of the sport in other roles.