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Wife of Granit Xhaka, Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Brother, Injury, Daughter

Wife of Granit Xhaka, Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Brother, Injury, Daughter

Facts of Granit Xhaka

Full Name: Granit Xhaka
Birth Date: September 27, 1992
Age: 29 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Football Player
Country: Switzerland
Horoscope: Libra
Height: 6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)
WifeLeonita Lekaj
MarriedLeonita Lekaj (2017)
Net Worth€20 million
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceBasel
StatusMarried
NationalitySwiss
EthnicityAlbanian
FatherRagip Xhaka
MotherElmaze Xhaka
SiblingsTaulant Xhaka
KidsAyana Xhaka
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Swiss football player, Granit Xhaka is playing as a midfielder for the football club Arsenal and captains the Switzerland national team.

How old is Granit Xhaka?

Granit Xhaka was born on 27th September 1992 in Basel, Switzerland to Swiss parents. As of 2021, he is at the age of 29 years old while his horoscope is Libra. Every year, he celebrates his birthday on 27th September. He is the son of Elmaze Xhaka (mother) and Ragip Xhaka (father). His father, Ragip was a political prisoner who got arrested at the age of 22 for participating in a student demonstration in 1986.

Granit Xhaka with his brother, Taulant Xhaka
Caption: Granit Xhaka with his brother, Taulant Xhaka (Photo: Pinterest)

After the release of his father in 1990, the Xhaka family moved to Basel from Podujevo. Granit grew up with his elder brother, Taulant Xhaka, who is also a professional footballer. By nationality, Granit is Swiss while he belongs to the Albanian ethnic group. He has never talked about his educational background to the public. He looks like an educated guy, so there is no doubt he has completed his education at some prestigious school/college.

How much is Granit Xhaka’s Net Worth?

Granit Xhaka has an estimated net worth of €20 million as of 2022 which he has earned through his professional football career. He earns a whopping salary of €5 million per year which means he earns €13,661 per day and €569 per hour. Granit has a market value of €40 Million. Without any doubt, we can say that his net worth and salary will definitely rise higher in the future days.

Granit Xhaka posing with his car
Caption: Granit Xhaka posing with his car (Photo: Instagram)

Apart from his professional career, he earns some amount through advertising, sponsoring, and endorsing several brands and companies through his social media posts. He also sells his own merchandise T-shirts, shoes, shirts, and so on. Currently, Granit is living a lavish and fulfilling lifestyle with his family members in a lavish mansion somewhere in Switzerland.

Is Granit Xhaka Married?

Yes, Granit is a married man. He is happily married to his wife, Leonita Lekaj. His wife, Leonita is from a Kosovan-Albanian family. The couple first met each other while Granit was playing for Borussia Monchengladbach. After several meetings, they fell in love and their friendship turned into a beautiful relationship. They tied the wedding knot in July 2017 in front of their family members and close friends.

Granit Xhaka and his wife, Leonita Lekaj's wedding photo
Caption: Granit Xhaka and his wife, Leonita Lekaj’s wedding photo (Photo: Xing)

Since the wedding, Granit and Leonita are having a happy and blissful relationship as there is not even a single rumor about their divorce or extramarital affairs. The information regarding Granit’s past relationships is missing at the moment. On the other hand, he has never been involved in any sorts of rumors or controversies regarding his personal or professional career.

How many children does Granit Xhaka share?

Granit has welcomed a daughter from his marriage with his wife, Leonita. His daughter, Ayana Xhaka was born on 7th October 2019. The entire Xhaka family lives happily in Switzerland.
Granit Xhaka with his daughter
Caption: Granit Xhaka with his daughter (Photo: Instagram)

What language does Granit Xhaka speak?

Granit can speak three languages fluently. He can speak Albanian, german, french languages.

What team does Granit Xhaka play for?

As we have already mentioned above, Granit plays for a football club, Arsenal, and the Switzerland national team. He is playing as a midfielder for the club Arsenal while he serves as the captain for the Switzerland national team.

Is Granit Xhaka injured?

While playing with the team Arsenal, he did not start the club’s Europa League semi-final second leg against Villarreal after suffering an injury in the warm-up. He had been selected to start the match but suffered an injury with a muscular problem, forcing manager Mikel Arteta into a late change.

What is the Height of Granit Xhaka?

Granit Xhaka stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inch while his body weight is 82kg. However, his other body measurements like dress size, shoe size, chest size, biceps size, etc are missing at the moment. Granit has black-colored hair while his eyes are hazel in color.

The Professional Career of Granit Xhaka

  • Granit began his professional career at a club, Concordia Basel in the year 2000.
  • He has become a member of the Under-20 team since 2008.
  • In the 2010-2011 season, he made his first club debut against Debrecen in the 3rd qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League.
  • He joined the football club, Arsenal on 25th May 2016, and he has played with them as their midfielder.
Granit Xhaka, Swiss football player
Caption: Granit Xhaka, Swiss football player (Photo: Chiesa Di Totti)
  • To date, Granit has played with several football clubs like Basel, Borussia Mönchengladbach, and so on.
  • He made his international debut playing for Switzerland in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the year 2009 and won it.
  • After that, he played for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the 2016 Euro Cup, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and so on.