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Pele Net Worth

Pele Net Worth is
$100 Million

Pele Biography

Retired Brazilian soccer legend Pele comes with an estimated net really worth of $100 million because of endorsement deals. Pele provides earned his net worthy of among the ideal soccer players ever. Known as “The King of Soccer” (O Rei perform Futebol), “The King” (O Rei) and in addition “The King Pelé” (O Rei Pelé). In 1999, he was named Soccer Player of the Hundred years by International Federation of Soccer History and Figures. Same 12 months he was also granted “Athlete of the Hundred years” by the International Olympic Committee. ANDRE DURAO/ In his profession, he scored 760 official goals and 541 little league championships. He produced 1281 goals in 1363 video games. Pele is the child of Fluminense footballer Dondinho, he was created in Tres Coracoes, Brazil. Pele got wedded to Rosemeri dos Reis Cholbi in February 1966. Pele is usually a legendary soccer player from Brazil who’s referred to as the best soccer player ever. In 1954, at 14 years, Pele became a member of the Bauru Athletic Golf club juniors in Bauru, São Paulo. After that in 1955, he impressed football superstar Waldemar de Brito and began playing for the Santos. At age 16, he became a member of the national group and won the initial World Cup twelve months later. Brazil gained their second Globe Cup title in 1962 against Czechoslovakia and Pele was probably the most rated participant on earth then. Finally, after 17 periods with the Santos, Pele retired from Brazilian soccer in 1972. Pele net worth and income: Pele is certainly a retired Brazilian footballer who includes a net worthy of of $100 million. He got wedded to Rosemeri dos Reis Cholby in 1966 and provides 2 daughters and a boy with her. He got divorced with her and wedded a psychologist and gospel singer Assíria Lemos Seixas. He includes a group of twins with her plus they are today separated.   Also tell us Vítor Hugo Gomes Paços deserves this getting or not? However, there are several other sources that have approximated his net worthy of to be much less today, because they have stated that it reaches just 18 million dollars. Regardless, Pele has produced his name perfectly known in the sphere of soccer. Thus, he set up his name as an effective football participant when he was extremely young. He signed agreement of $947 thousand (last three years quantity) with Olympiacos Piraeus from 2015-2017. He produced his debut at age 15, and finally scored an objective to lead his group to victory. They emerged in the entire year 1958, 1962 and 1970. In the same season, the International Olympic Committee called Pele because the Athlete of the Hundred years. Throughout his profession in professional soccer Pele scored as much as 760 goals. He made an appearance in 1363 games, where he scored as much as 1281 goals. Pele was created in 1940 in Tres Coracoes, Brazil. That they had three kids and the few divorced in 1982. Pele grew up in an unhealthy family, nevertheless. In Brazil, today Pele is undoubtedly a national hero, because of his career in soccer, which also added up too much to the overall quantity of Pele net worthy of. All over the world, Pele is certainly observed and honored for his many contributions in soccer. In addition, Pele provides contributed to various nonprofit agencies, which seek to lessen poverty in depends upon. Pele is also referred to as the King of Soccer, the King, or the King Pelé. Pele Biography: The true name of Pele is certainly Edson Arantes perform Nascimento. He provides assisted his group in the many editions of World Glass. When he was 15 yrs . old, he started to enjoy for the Santos group, aswell. When he was 16 yrs . old, Pele became a new player for the Brazilian nationwide football team, as well. When he was just 17 yrs . old, he became successful of his first Globe Cup. This sport in addition has added up too much to the entire size of Pele net well worth. Thus, football is a huge section of his life looked after increased a great deal the full total size of Pele net well worth. He’s a big supporter of guidelines that try to improve living circumstances of the indegent. He has been called because the “Athlete of the Hundred years” and has scored 1281 goals in 1363 video games. During his career period, he has received three FIFA Globe Cups for Brazil. In 1999, a voting occurred where Pele was named because the Football Participant of the Hundred years by the IFFHS International Federation of Soccer History and Statistics. He’s an all-around celebrity and offers been an icon to numerous on the planet. The estimated net well worth of Pele is definitely $110 million US dollars. He started his profession in 1953 and accomplished many feats in his existence. Pele is a worldwide ambassador for soccer and may connect the phrase “THE STUNNING Game” with soccer. In 1954, Pele was recognized to play for the Bauru Athletic Golf club juniors in Bauru, São Paulo. He was created on October 23, 1940, in Minas Gerais, Brazil. In his indigenous Brazil, he’s hailed as a nationwide hero for his accomplishments in soccer and for his vocal support of plans to boost the social circumstances of the indegent. In 2013 he received the FIFA Ballon d’Or Prix d’Honneur in reputation of his profession and achievements as a worldwide icon of soccer. He was nicknamed as ‘Dico’ by his family members. Pele was raised in Bauru, Sao Paolo. He used to are a servant in a tea store as he was raised in poverty. He was trained to play soccer by his dad and utilized a grapefruit as a ball. When he was youthful, he played soccer for many amateur football groups like São Paulinho, Amériquinha, Sete de Setembro, and Canto will Rio. During his mid-teen, he utilized to play for Radium. He was the area of the first interior soccer in Bauru and was also on the group to win the initial championship. When he was 14, he utilized to play soccer with adults. Although he was regarded too youthful to play, he generally used to get rid of up because the top scorer participant. He was raised in great poverty however now he is a nationwide hero. His dad was also playing soccer. In 1999, he was called by the International Federation of Soccer History & Statistics (IFFHS)

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Quick Facts

Net Worth$100 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 23, 1940
Height1.73 m
Weight73 kg
ProfessionFilm producer, Humanitarian, Football player, Actor
EducationMetropolitan University of Santos
SpouseMarcia Aoki (m. 2016), Assíria Nascimento (m. 1994–2008), Rosemeri dos Reis Cholbi (m. 1966–1982)
ChildrenEdson Cholbi Nascimento, Joshua Nascimento, Sandra Regina Arantes do Nascimento, Jennifer Nascimento, Kelly Cristina Nascimento, Celeste Nascimento, Flávia Christina Kurtz Nascimento
ParentsJoão Ramos do Nascimento, Celeste Arantes
SiblingsZeca Nascimento, Maria Lúcia Nascimento
AwardsFIFA Ballon d'Or Prix d'Honneur, FIFA 100, South American Footballer of the Year, BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year, BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award, Laureus World Sports Award for Lifetime Achievement, Bambi - Millennium Award, Fair Blows the Wind for France, Raid the Palace, Time for Treason

Interesting Facts

1 (1997-) Sports Minister for Brazil
2 His first name was given as Edison on his birth certificate, with a date of birth of October 21, 1940. However, Pelé has publicly claimed that he was born October 23, 1940, and the October 23 date is the most often journalistically cited date. Both Edison and Edson have been variously reported as his given first name.
3 On August 1, 2010, it was publicly announced that Pelé was appointed Honorary President of the reincarnated New York Cosmos, who hoped to field a team in Major League Soccer for 2011 or 2012, but who instead will field their inaugural team in the second-tier North American Soccer League beginning with the 2013 season.
4 In June 2006, Pelé appeared at the opening of the 2006 FIFA World Cup finals, alongside supermodel Claudia Schiffer.
5 Pelé produced an international advertising campaign to promote Viagra and raise worldwide awareness of erectile dysfunction on behalf of drug company Pfizer.
6 In 1995, Pelé was awarded Brazil's Gold Medal for outstanding services to sport; Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso appointed him to the position of "Extraordinary Minister for Sport." During his time as Minister for Sport, he proposed legislation to reduce corruption in Brazilian football, which when passed, became known as the "Pelé law." Pelé left government in 2001 after being accused of involvement in a corruption scandal, although nothing was proven, and the charges were further denied by UNICEF. In 1997, Pelé was honored by Queen Elizabeth II as an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire. In 2005, the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) bestowed their award for lifetime achievement on Pelé. In 2012, Pelé was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh for "significant contribution to humanitarian and environmental causes, as well as his sporting achievements," his first such honorary degree from a European university.
7 Since his retirement from active professional football play, one of his most notable roles has been as an ambassador for the United Nations. Beginning in 1992, Pelé has served as a UN ambassador for ecology and the environment. He was later appointed a UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Goodwill Ambassador.
8 His last professional playing appearance, which took place on October 1, 1977, was played in front of a capacity crowd at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. In that match, most unusually, he wore the jerseys of, and played for, both teams. He wore the jersey of his then present team, the New York Cosmos (1975-1977), for the first half of the game, and his original team, Santos (Brazil, 1956-1974) for the second half of the game. At halftime, the Cosmos retired Pelé's number 10. Pelé presented the Cosmos retirement jersey to his father, who was escorted from the stands to the field by Cosmos Captain Werner Roth.
9 Pelé had a variety of public nick names during and after his professional playing days. His most frequently cited nick name, both inside and outside of Brazil, was "The Black Pearl," but he was also referred to as "The King of Football" (O Rei do Futebol), "The King Pelé" (O Rei Pelé), or simply "The King" (O Rei).
10 In his native Brazil, Pelé continues to be hailed as a national hero, even though his retirement from professional play was in 1977 (over 35 years as of 2012). He is further known for his contributions to the game of football after his retirement, and is also acknowledged as an advocate for improving the the lot of the poor (after scoring his 1,000th goal, he dedicated it to the poor children of Brazil).
11 Pelé has been, and continues to be, regarded by many experts, players, and fans as the best player of all time, with numerous awards and proclamations supporting this. In 1999, he was voted Football Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS). In the same year French weekly magazine France Football consulted their former Ballon D'Or winners to elect the Football Player of the Century, with Pelé coming in first place. He was selected "Athlete of the Century" by both the International Olympic Committee and the Reuters News Wire Service in 1999, and before that by French newspaper L'Équipe in 1981. For a brief period during his playing days, Pelé was the highest paid athlete in the world.
12 Dutch artist Dick Brynestein made a drawing of him and called him Pietje Pele.
13 Father, with 'Assíria', of twins named Joshua and Celeste.
14 Brother of Maria Lúcia and Jair (called Zoca).
15 Son of Celeste and João Ramos do Nascimento (died in 1996).
16 Father, with journalist Lenita Kurtz, of Flávia Christina Kurtz.
17 Had a daughter, with Anisia Machado, named Sandra Regina Machado do Nascimento (died of cancer in 2006). She was married to Oseás Felinto and had two sons named Otávio and Gabriel.
18 Father, with Rosemary Cholbi, of a boy named Edson Cholbi Nascimento and two girls named Kelly Cristina and Jennifer.
19 His jersey number, 10, has since been worn by many of soccer's top stars such as Ronaldinho Gaúcho, 'Zinedine Zidane' and Diego Maradona.
20 During his professional career, he won two Intercontinental Cups and two Liberatadores Cups (both in 1962 and 1963) with Santos FC, his club from 1956 to 1974.
21 Was named after Thomas A. Edison but was originally nicknamed "Dico" by his family.
22 MMA legend Jose Landi-Jons was nicknamed "Pelé" after him. Landi-Jons never missed a Pelé soccer game and remembers every field action of his hero.
23 Had a video game named after him back in the 1980s called "Pelé's Soccer".
24 Over his entire career, he officially scored 1,284 goals in 1,363 matches. He played one game as a goalkeeper.
25 Played for the New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League from 1975-1977.
26 He is the only player to have won three FIFA World Cup titles (1958, 1962, 1970).
27 Played in 92 matches for Brazil and scored a remarkable 77 goals.
28 Known as "Pérola Negra" (The black pearl).
29 Pelé is by most people recognized as the world's greatest footballer ever and was named "Footballer of the Century" in 2000. He combined skill with great flair and understanding of the game, and he was invaluable to Brazil's national team.


1 They don't love the game, they don't love the team" - on players who bring football into disrepute
2 I am constantly being asked about individuals. The only way to win is as a team. Football is not about one or two or three star players.


All Pele pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005 Bambi Bambi Awards Millenium Franz Beckenbauer
1983 Honorary Camera '30 Years of TV' Golden Camera, Germany



Pelé: Birth of a Legend 2016 Man Sitting in Hotel Lobby
Solidão, Uma Linda História de Amor 1989
Hotshot 1987 Santos
Os Trapalhões e o Rei do Futebol 1986 Nascimento
Pedro Mico 1985
A Minor Miracle 1983 Pelé
Victory 1981 Cpl. Luis Fernandez - Allied Soccer Player - The Players: Brazil
Os Trombadinhas 1979
A Marcha 1972 Chico Bondade
O Barão Otelo no Barato dos Bilhões 1971 Dr. Arantes / Himself (as Edson Arantes do Nascimento)
Os Estranhos 1969 TV Series Plínio Pompeu


Os Trapalhões e o Rei do Futebol 1986 story
Os Trombadinhas 1979 story


Pelé: Birth of a Legend 2016 executive producer
Os Trombadinhas 1979 producer


Victory 1981 consultant: soccer - uncredited / designer: soccer plays


Pelé: Birth of a Legend 2016 very special thanks


Bobby 2016/I Documentary Himself
Domingão do Faustão 2015 TV Series Himself
Fußball - Ein Leben: Franz Beckenbauer 2015 Documentary Himself
The Real Pelé 2014 TV Series Himself
30 for 30: Soccer Stories 2014 TV Series Himself
Pele: King of Football 2014 Video Game Himself
The Daily Show 2014 TV Series Himself
O Acre Existe 2014 Documentary Pelé
FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013 2014 TV Movie Himself - FIFA Ballon d'or Prix d'Honneur
Final Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil 2013 TV Movie Himself
CQC: Custe o Que Custar 2008-2013 TV Series Himself
Espíritu de triunfo 2012 Himself
Fantástico 2009-2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Gomorron 2008-2012 TV Series Himself / Himself - Brasiliens lag 1958
London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony: A Symphony of British Music 2012 TV Movie Himself
Santos 100 Anos de Futebol Arte 2012 Documentary Himself
Programa do Jô 2011 TV Series Himself
Bahêa Minha Vida: O Filme 2011 Documentary Himself
Preliminary Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil 2011 TV Movie Himself
Nascemos para Cantar 2010 TV Movie Himself
Football's Greatest 2010 TV Series Himself
Go' aften Danmark 2009 TV Series Himself
Simonal - Ninguém Sabe o Duro que Dei 2009 Documentary Himself
Puskás Hungary 2009 Documentary Himself
In the Cutz 2006 TV Series
2006 FIFA World Cup 2006 TV Mini-Series Himself
The Art of Football from A to Z 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
Breakfast 2006 TV Series Himself
More Than a Game: The Story of the World Cup 2006 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
FIFA World Cup 2006: Final Draw 2005 TV Movie Himself
Mañanas informales 2005 TV Series Himself
La noche del 10 2005 TV Series Himself
Wetten, dass..? 2004 TV Series Himself
Die Martins-Passion 2004 Documentary Himself
SportsCentury: The Century's Greatest Athletes 2004 TV Series Himself
Pelé Eterno 2004 Documentary Himself
Celebridade 2004 TV Series Himself
Først & sist 2004 TV Series Himself
A Pessoa É Para o Que Nasce 2003 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
ESPN SportsCentury 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Sport Relief 2002 TV Special Himself
Pelé, Garrincha, Dieux du Brésil 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Hero: The Bobby Moore Story 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Caiga quien caiga - CQC 2001 TV Series Himself
Mike Bassett: England Manager 2001 Himself
Panorama 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
Golden Boots 1998 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Futebol 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
La peau du foot 1997 TV Movie documentary
Fantasy Football League 1996 TV Series Himself
História de Amor 1995 TV Series Himself
The Ball Is Round 1994 TV Movie documentary
Fotbolls-VM krönikan 1994 1994 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
De tú a tú 1992 TV Series Himself
Show Business 1992 TV Series Himself
TVLeezão 1991 TV Series Himself
The Late Show 1986 TV Series Himself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Huston 1983 TV Special Himself
Aranycsapat 1982 Documentary Himself (as Edson Arantes dos Nascimento - Pelé)
Stars 1981 TV Series Himself
Greatest Sports Legends 1980 TV Series Himself
Roberto Carlos Especial 1977 TV Series Himself
Il profeta del gol 1976 Documentary Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1973-1975 TV Series Himself
Futebol Total 1974 Documentary Himself
Passe Livre 1974 Documentary Himself
Isto É Pelé 1974 Documentary Himself
Top à... 1974 TV Series Himself
IX FIFA World Cup 1970 1970 TV Mini-Series Himself
Tostão - A Fera de Ouro 1970 Documentary Himself
Brasil Verdade 1968 Documentary Himself (segment "Subterrâneos do Futebol, Os")
VIII FIFA World Cup 1966 1966 TV Mini-Series Himself
Il mondo di notte numero 3 1964 Documentary Himself
O Rei Pelé 1962 Himself
O Preço da Vitória 1959 Himself

Archive Footage

Wimbledon 2014 TV Series Himself
Ilusión Nacional 2014 Documentary Himself
1002 Momentos de la tele 2012-2013 TV Series Himself
Las tragedias de los famosos 2011 TV Series Himself
Football Focus 2011 TV Series Himself
Rättskiparen 2010 Documentary short Himself
50 años de 2010 TV Series Himself
Por Toda Minha Vida 2008 TV Series Himself
Dare to Dream: The Story of the U.S. Women's Soccer Team 2007 TV Movie Himself (uncredited)
Cartola - Música Para os Olhos 2007 Video documentary Himself
La tele de tu vida 2007 TV Series Himself
O Ano em Que Meus Pais Saíram de Férias 2006 Himself
World Cup Goals Galore 2006 TV Movie Himself
Legenden 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos 2006 Documentary Himself
Fantástico 30 Anos - Grandes Reportagens 2004 Video documentary Himself
60 Minutes 2004 TV Series documentary Himself - Soccer Player (segment "Freddy Adu")
I Love the '70s 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Jim McKay: My World in My Words 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Story of Football 2002 Video documentary Himself - 1970 World Cup Final
Match of the Seventies 1995-1996 TV Series Himself
Kicking & Screaming 1995 TV Series documentary Himself
Pelé! 1993 Video Game Himself
Fame in the Twentieth Century 1993 TV Series documentary Himself (uncredited)
Who's the Greatest? 1990 Video documentary Himself
20 Jahre Fußball WM 1990 Video documentary Himself
Greatest Goals 1987 Video Himself - Brasil Player
Summer of '66 1986 TV Series Himself
Goal! The World Cup 1966 Documentary Himself

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