Pele Net Worth: Biography, Profile & Age
Pele has an estimated net worth of $100 million dollars. He’s was born on the 23rd of October, 1940 in Três Corações, Brazil. Pele’s real name is Edison Arantes do Nascimento, he was born to Joao Ramos and Dona Celeste. He was a professional footballer to the national football team of Brazil, and Santos FC. Pele was born into a poor family, and was talented to play football as a child.
He usually played socks filled with paper since he couldn’t afford an original football. In 1956, he moved to Santos City, and got signed to the Santos FC in June, 1956 after impressing the Santos coach during his trial. The coach, Lula, signed a professional contract with Pele after the 15 year old Pele proved himself worthy of a professional football career with the team.
In 1958, he got popular as the youngest player to play the world cup tournament, and the youngest player in the final match of the world cup tournament. In a semifinal match against France, Pele was able to score three of 5 goals, leaving the match to an end with 5-2, France scoring two goals. He also scored two goals in the final match, leading Brazil to victory in the world cup tournament.
In the history of Pele’s football career, he scored 1,281 goals in 1,383 games played. He has gotten married thrice, and has children from the different marriages. On the 21st of February, 1966, he got married to Rosemeri dos Reis Cholbi.
The couple had three children before they separated with a divorce in 1982. In 1994, he got married to a singer known as Assiria Lemos Seixas. They had twins and got divorced in 2008. In July 2016, he got married to Marcia Aoki, and has got children from relationships outside his three marriages. He was regarded as “O Rei do Futebol”, meaning “The King of Football”.
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