Jozy Altidore is an American soccer player. He is part of the US National Team and Major League Soccer side FC with a net worth of $10 million. He plays the position of a forward. He recently got married to the tennis star, Sloane Stephens. He is also the father of a baby boy Cameron Altidore.
He made his debut from the New York Bulls team. He was selected as the 17th overall in the MLS Super draft(2006). However, he transferred to Villarreal in the middle of the third season for a fee of $10 Million. In 2011, he joined the AZ of the Netherlands. In 2013, he was signed by Sunderland. He returned to FC just after spending one and a half seasons there due to a poor goal record.
Jozy Altidore Net Worth
|Full Name:||Jozy Altidore|
|Net Worth:||$10 Million|
|Born:||November 6, 1989|
Jozy Altidore Net Worth Growth
|Net Worth in 2022||$10 Million|
|Net Worth in 2021||$8 Million|
|Net Worth in 2020||$7 Million|
|Net Worth in 2019||$6 Million|
|Net Worth in 2018||$5 Million|
|Net Worth in 2017||$2 Million|
He is a native of Livingston, New Jersey. However, he was raised in Boca Raton, Florida. Being born on 6 November 1989, the 6ft. tall soccer player is the youngest of his three siblings, Janak, Lindsay, and Sadia. Janak and Jozy both used to play indoor soccer. It is said they used to break ceiling fans while playing as the soccer sport could not be played efficiently indoors.
He has expressed a keen interest in football since a very young age. Altidore is a very strong player as he can easily coordinate his movements with his teammates. His physique and body build-up help him regulate the ball with ease.
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Since Altidore’s parents were immigrants there may be some financial catastrophe going on. It is unknown how his education took place in such conditions.
During his early life, he played for various South Florida teams like Boca Raton Junior Soccer club, Schulz Academy, and Sunrise Soccer Club. He was also a part of the under 17 National Team at IMG Academy in Bradenton. He made his professional debut in 2006.
In 2007, he was selected as a candidate for ESPN’s next award. He also featured in one of the advertisements for Adidas, with the punchline “impossible is nothing”. He was also featured in the cover of the North American football stimulation called FIFA 08 by EA Canada along with Ronaldinho and Guillermo Ochoa
In 2013, he won the KNVC cup with AZ, and in 2017, the MLS cup with Toronto FC. He also earned the supporter’s shield in 2017. The Toronto FC team also won the Canadian Championship in 2016, 2017, and 2018.
Altidore’s performance is worthy of many awards and he has managed to receive many with ease. In 2006, he won the title of US Soccer Male Athlete of the year. In 2013 & 2016, he was named US Soccer Athlete of the Year. In 2015 & 2017, he was also the part of MLS all team. In 2017, he won the MLS cup MVP award. So many awards!
He also took part in the U-20 FIFA world cup in 2007 held in Canada, concluding the match with four goals. He also became the 17th American to reach 100 international caps in 2017.
Altidore’s endorsements affect his net worth significantly bringing him a fortune. Apple, Puma, and Adidas. Adidas was a major sponsor for a very long time. In 2017, during the playoff against Columbus Crew MLS, Altidore sported the ‘future’ boots by Puma. Soon he became the face of Puma in North America. The brand sells soccer footwear and other sportswear.
According to Forbes, these endorsements add up to $1.5 Million to his current net worth. His extraordinary performance on the field ensures he still earns himself a fortune.
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|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Date Of Birth||November 6, 1989|
|Income||$2 Million (Annual)|
In 2020, Altidore suffered a hamstring injury that required him to miss 4 to 5 weeks on the Toronto FC. He was playing against Columbus Crew SC. The news of the injury was not well received by the Toronto fans the MLS cup player was right around the corner.
Donations & Tributes
In 2010, the city of Haiti faced a massive earthquake that affected nearly three million people. He made an appearance on the news channel CNN to encourage people to donate money for the tragedy. He also explained how many of his family members lived there.
In 2012, the Sandy Hook Elementary School was shot by a 20-year-old, killing 26 people, out of which 20 were children less than 10 years old and the rest were staff members of the school. To pay homage to the victims, Altidore wore boots with victims’ names handwritten by him in the match against FC Twente.
Altidore is one of the highest-paid players in MLS with an estimated net worth of $10 Million. Being a part of many sponsorships, he has an annual income of $2.2 Million. It is known that he signed a long-term deal with Puma in 2017. He is part of the US National Team and Major League Soccer side FC. He plays the position of a forward.