Raúl Jiménez

Raúl Jiménez

Raúl Jiménez
Quick Facts About Raúl Jiménez
Celebrated Name Raúl Jiménez
Age 31 years old
Nick Name Alo
Birth Name Raúl Alonso Jiménez Rodríguez
Birth Date 1991-05-05
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Mexican
Place of Birth Tepeji, Hidalgo, Mexico
Ethnicity Mestizo
Horoscope Taurus
Religion Christianity
Father Raúl Jiménez Vega
Mother Martha Rodríguez
Brothers Raul Andre and Raul Antonio
Sister Miranda Jiménez
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status unmarried
Girlfriend Daniela
Children 1
Net Worth €14 million
Salary £2,140,000 annually
Height 6 ft inches
Weight 76Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color black
Eye Color dark brown
Current Team Wolverhampton Wanderers
Jersey Name Raul
Coach Bruno Lage
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Raul Jimenez, one of the key players on the Mexican National Team, is best known for his physical presence in the penalty area, as well as his ability to hold up play and his ability in the air, which allows him to headlong passes on or bring the ball down and bring others into play. The Jersey number 9 is also known for his high penalty conversion rate. 

Who is Raúl Jiménez?

Raúl Jiménez is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a striker for the Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers which he joined in June 2018 on a loan from Benfica. He was the PFA Player of the Month in November 2019 and Wolverhampton Wanderers Player of the Season: 2019–20. In the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019, he won a Golden Ball. 


Jiménez was a part of the Mexican squad that won the gold medal at the Summer Olympics in 2012. A full international since 2013, Jiménez has represented his country at the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cup, the 2013 and 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup, the 2013 and 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, the 2015 Copa América, and the Copa América Centenario.

Where is Raúl Jiménez born?

Raúl Jiménez was born on 5th May 1991 in Tepeji, one of the 84 municipalities of Hidalgo, in central-eastern Mexico. His birth name is Raúl Alonso Jiménez Rodríguez. He holds a Mexican nationality and belongs to the Mestizo Mexican heritage ( a mixture of European and Indigenous Mexican). His star sign is Taurus. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Jiménez was born into a middle-class family. His father's name is Raúl Jiménez Vega and his mother's name is Martha Rodríguez. He has three siblings: a sister named Miranda Jiménez and two brothers named Raul Andre and Raul Antonio. His younger brother Raul Andre has also started his football career. 

Jimenez begin his amateur football career at the age of 16 in Mexico City-based Liga MX club "America" in 2008. After playing for three years with the club's youth system, he was promoted to Club's senior team in 2011 and the year marks his professional football journey. 

Who is Raul Jiménez's wife? 

Raul Jiménez has been romantically linked with his beautiful girlfriend Daniela Basso since 2017. Unlike Raul's Mexican heritage, she comes from British heritage but was migrated to Mexico with her parents where she grew up. By Profession, Basso is a soap opera actress. She has appeared in many Mexican soap operas and is remembered mainly in her homeland because of her performance of Yolanda in 2015.


Raul started dating Daniela in 2017 while Raul was playing for the Primeira Liga club Benfica in Portugal. Daniela even traveled to Portugal to cheer up her boyfriend. Although the couple is not officially married, they are proud parents of a beautiful baby girl named Arya who was born on 21st July 2020. 

What is Raul Jimenez's salary?

As of March 2022, the net worth of Raul Jimenez is estimated to be €14 million. His current market value is €22 million. In April 2019 the striker signed a contract with Wolverhampton Wanderers that nets him a whopping salary of 2.4 million euros annually.

For 2021-2022, Wolves is paying him a base salary of £2,140,000. Apart from his football contract and salary, he earns additional income via endorsement deals, and bonuses too.

How tall is Raul Jimenez?

Raul Jimenez is 6 ft 3 inches tall and his body weight is 76 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workouts and gym exercises to keep him fit and active. He has a short side faded hairstyle that is black in color. His eyes color is dark brown. 

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 Nashville SC training center for warm-ups and training. He is a simple guy with no tattoos carved on his body parts. 

Facts About Raúl Jiménez

  • #1He ranks 2nd among all players from Mexico.
  • #2He is a pet lover.
  • #3He is an Audi fan.
  • #4Jiménez received his first red card in 2012.
  • #5He does not like fruits.
  • #6He loves to play with dolphins.
  • #7His FIFA rating is 84.
  • #8He wears Nike Phantom GT Elite 2 soccer cleats in 2021-2022.