Landon Donovan is a famous American and Canadian former soccer player who played for the US and worldwide. He is most renowned for his talents since he his childhood. Continue reading to find the net worth of Landon Donovan as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Landon Donovan (Landon Timothy Donovan) was born on 4th March 1982 in Ontario, California, the US. Landon has a twin sister named, Tristan. Their mother, Donna Kenney-Cash (Irish-American) was a special education teacher. Their father, Tim Donovan (Irish-Canadian) was a semi-professional ice hockey player. Landon Donovan holds citizenships of Canada and the USA. Landon and his siblings were brought up in Redlands, California. Landon Donovan studied from Redlands East Valley High School.
At age 6, Landon Donovan first played soccer with his older brother. Same time, his mother allowed Landon to join an organized league where he scored seven goals in his first match. Landon was a member of Cal Heat, a Rancho-Cucamonga based club. He got accepted into the US Youth Soccer team of the Olympic Development Program (1997). Landon Donovan and other members of the U-17 national team were trained at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, (1999).
Landon Donovan and Bianca Kajlich, an actor, were married (2006-2010). In May 2015, Landon Donovan and Hannah Bartell got married. The couple has a son named, Talon (b. January 2016).
Career, Awards & Nominations:
At 16, Landon Donovan was named ‘Most Valuable Player in FIFA Under-17 World Championships in New Zealand (1999)’. He made a 6-year contract with Bayer Leverkusen, the German club. Landon Donovan was loaned to San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer (MLS) for 2011s seasons. Landon Donovan led the Earthquakes to MLS Cup championships (2001 and 2003). Landon led the US team to the World Cup’s quarter-finals and the World Cup Finals for the first time (2002).
In January 2005, Landon joined and played for the Bayer Leverkusen team in Germany. Yet, Landon returned to the US and signed a contract for playing football with Los Angeles Galaxy. As per the contract, Landon was their player for many years. Also, the contract was of the highest worth in the history of US Sports. Later, Landon served as the captain of the Los Angeles Galaxy team and the US National Team. Landon Donovan played for Bayern Munich and Everton (2008-2012).
Landon Donovan was the only 4-time winner of the US Soccer Athlete of the Year award. Also, Landon was the only 7-time winner of the Honda Player of the Year award. Landon broke the record as the highest scoring American player in the history of FIFA World Cup (2010).
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Landon Donovan is $14 million. Most of Landon Donovan’s wealth comes from his profession as a soccer player for both the Los Angeles Galaxy and US National team. Landon earned an annual salary of $4 million. As of 2014, the earnings of Landon Donovan’s salary from Los Angeles Galaxy were $4,250,000. As of 2013, the earnings of Landon Donovan’s salary from Los Angeles Galaxy were $2,500,000.
Landon Donovan has played soccer with teams including Bayer Leverkusen, Bayern Munich, Everton, and San Jose Earthquakes.