Takumi Minamino | Biography, Age, Net Worth (2023)

Takumi Minamino | Biography, Age, Net Worth (2023)

About Takumi Minamino

Takumi Minamino is a Japanese professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for Ligue 1 club Monaco and the Japan national team.  

He was born on January 16, 1995, in Izumisano, Japan. During elementary school, he started playing football at Zessell Kumatori FC. In 2007, after receiving offers from multiple J Academies, he joined Cerezo Osaka U-15 at the same time as he joined junior high school. In his first season, he was named J.League Rookie of the Year.

In 2009, He advanced to the quarterfinals of the 24th Japan Club Youth Soccer Championship (U-15) and earned the title of top scorer.

In 2014, he moved to the Austrian club Red Bull Salzburg with whom he spent four successful seasons. Following impressive displays for the club, he joined Liverpool on 1 January 2020, winning the Premier League in his inaugural season. Making his senior international debut for Japan in 2015, Minamino starred in the team that reached the final of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, also playing at the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Takumi Minamino Parents & Siblings

Takumi Minamino is the youngest son of his parents and he has one older brother Kenta Minamino. There is no information about his family but he described his father as “like my first soccer coach.” in a recent interview. 

His father was very dedicated to teaching him soccer, even from a young age, such as imparting dribbling skills in the family’s parking lot. Even after becoming a professional soccer player, he still asks for advice from his father.

Takumi Minamino Girlfriend

Takumi Minamino is currently in a relationship with Yurina Yanagi, a Japanese actress and model from Osaka. Both agencies have confirmed their dating status. However, no specific information regarding marriage or children has been revealed.

Takumi Minamino Hobby

Takumi Minamino mentioned that he is an indoorsy person in his private life and spends his days off watching anime and dramas in a interview before. He also likes reading Manga, and his favorite manga is “Attack on Titan”. Additionally, he expressed that photography is also his hobby, and he strives to improve his skills recently. His favorite artist is Dua Lipa, and the song “One Kiss” is his favorite.

Education & Net Worth

Takumi Minamino attended Osaka-Kokoku High School. He entered high school in April 2010 and graduated in March 2013. He joined Cerezo Osaka’s top team in 2013, so he did not go on to university.

As for his net worth, according to surprisesports.com, Takumi Minamino’s net worth is $3.7 million as of 2023. His earning sources include football contracts, salary, endorsement, and sponsorship bonuses such as Adidas and Casino Secret Japan. He has four years left on his contract with Monaco, which will expire on June 30, 2026.

Biography & Wiki Quick Summary

Name Takumi Minamino
Full Real Name Takumi Minamino
Country Japan
Nationality Japanese
Age 28 years old (2023)
Height 172 cm
Weight 68 kg
Birth Place Izumisano, Osaka, Japan 
Date of Birth 16 January 1995