Quick Facts About Jorge Filho
Celebrated Name Jorginho
Age 32 years old
Nick Name The Professor
Birth Name Jorge Luiz Frello Filho
Birth Date 1991-12-20
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Italian-Brazilian
Place of Birth Imbituba, Brazil
Ethnicity white
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Sagittarius
Father Jorge Luiz Frello
Mother Maria Tereza Freitas
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Girlfriend Catherine Harding
Daughter Alicia
Son Vitor
Net Worth €19 million
Salary £5.72 million annually
Height 5 ft 11 inches
Weight 73 kg
Market Value €35 million
Eye Color black
hair coor black

Jorginho, an Italian International, is well-known for his composure and versatility as a footballer, which allows him to be fielded in any midfield position. Due to his work rate, technique, football intelligence, ability to break down possession, vision, and passing accuracy, he is usually deployed as a central midfielder in a three-man midfield in a 4–3–3 formation.

Who is Jorginho?

Jorginho is a professional football player who plays for the English Premier League club "Chelsea" and Italy's national team as a midfielder. He is one of the most expensive and best midfielders in the modern football world. He is also an accurate penalty taker, who often performs trademark hop when taking spot kicks. 

Jorginho was born on 20th December 1991 in Imbituba, a port and coastal town in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. He was named Jorge Luiz Frello Filho at the time of his birth. He holds Brazilian as well as Italian nationality. She is denoted by Sagittarius which is the ninth sign of the zodiac in astrology. The happy child of middle-class parents, Jorginho's childhood was spent in Imbituba. Her mother, Maria Tereza Freitas played football at an amateur level.  At some point in time, his father boldly walked out on the family, leaving little Jorginho and his mother to survive by themselves, having hardly any money. 

After the divorce, Jorginho’s mother reached out to her parents in Italy, who advised her to relocate from Brazil to Italy with her son. At the age of 6, in the year 1997, Jorginho relocated to Verona, northern Italy, with his mother. While in Italy, Jorginho’s mother got a job. She spent most of her day working as a cleaner to put food on the table and earn enough monies.

Jorginho began his professional career by playing at the youth team of Hellas Verona at the age of 16 in 2007. After playing for three years on the junior side, he was promoted to the senior team of Verona in 2010. During the 2010–11 season, he was sent on loan to Sambonifacese. In January 2014, he moved to Napoli, where he soon after won the Coppa Italia and the Supercoppa Italiana.

He made 160 appearances for the club before a £50 million move to Chelsea in 2018, where he won the UEFA Europa League in his first season, followed by the UEFA Champions League during the 2020–21 season. On the international level, he has represented Italy's national team. He made his full international debut for Italy on 24 March 2016 against Spain at the Stadio Friuli in Udine. 

For his performances with Chelsea and the Italian team in the 2021 season, Jorginho won UEFA Player of the Year. Jorginho will be joining Arsenal before the transfer deadline. Both Arsenal and Arteta are well aware of what Jorginho can do. He is set to sign for the Gunners in a deal worth around £12m.

Who is Jorginho's girlfriend?

The 31-year handsome hunk is now romantically connected with his gorgeous girlfriend, Catherine Harding. Harding is a British singer, reality TV star, Songwriter, and social media personality. She is originally from London. Jorginho and Catherine, who performs under the stage name Cat Cavelli, began dating in 2020, and they share a son Jax, who is around 2 years old.

Jorginho met his girlfriend in 2019 when he was still married to his former wife Natalia Leteri. The English beauty was advancing in her singing career while staying in the UK. At the same time, Jorginho was fighting for his spot at Chelsea. The duo became excessively interested in the profession of each other. Even though they chose different careers, their passion and living style was very similar.

Hence, they made the perfect match. After going on dates, they realized that they wanted to spend the rest of their lives together. Finally, after deciding to stay close to each other, Jorginho divorced his previous wife. In 2020, the Italian star and his girlfriend revealed their relationship to the public through an Instagram post.                 

How much is Jorginho's net worth?

The Italian football star has collected an impressive amount of wealth in his decade-long professional football career. In July 2021 the right-back signed a contract with Paris Saint-Germain that nets him a whopping salary of £5.72 million annually. His current market value is €35 million. His net worth is estimated to be €19 million. 

The football star hasn't lack behind in living a moderate lifestyle through his massive earnings. He is living the high life in a multi-million dollar property in London. His family has real estate property in Brazil and Italy. The player drives a Ferrari Portofino, and BMW Z4 worth thousands of dollars.

How tall is Jorginho?

Jorginho has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workouts and gym exercises to keep himself fit and active. He has a short-cropped haircut that is black in color. His eyes color are also black as well. He has a tall height of 5 ft 11 inches and his body weight is around 73 kg.

He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the Chelsea FC football training center for warm-ups and training. He is a pretty devout Christian so he probably will never have any tattoos.

Facts About Jorginho

  • #1He wears Puma Future Ultimate soccer cleats in 2022-2023.
  • #2His Fifa 23 rating is 84.
  • #3He has credited his mother with encouraging his love of football.
  • #4His childhood idol was Romanian player Gheorghe Hagi.
  • #5 In 2012, he was called up for the first time for Italy U21.
  • #6 He is also capable of playing both in a box-to-box role or in a defensive midfield role.
  • #7 Andrea Pirlo, Xavi, Ronaldo, and Ronaldinho are his football aspiration.
  • #8Jorginho wears the number 5 jersey.
  • #9He models his play after Pirlo himself.
  • #10His favorite tourist spot is Greece.