Granit Xhaka

In this article you will discover everything you want to know about Granit Xhaka: his current girlfriend or wife, his salary and his tattoos. Read along and find out in what house the Swiss defensive midfielder lives in and also have a look at his cars!


BirthdateSeptember 27th, 1992
BirthplaceBasel, Switzerland
Length1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Positiondefensive midfielder
TraitsPower Free-Kick Taker

Xhaka Salary & Net Worth Revealed

Salary 2021

How much does he earn?

In June 15th, 2018 the defensive midfielder signed a contract with Arsenal that nets him a whopping salary of 5.0 Million Euro (4.4 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €13,661 (£12,104) per day and €569 (£504) per hour!

Per year€5,000,000£4,347,826
Per month€416,667£362,319
Per week€96,154£83,612
Per day€13,699£11,912
Per hour€570£496
Per minute€10£8

Since you've been viewing this page, Granit Xhaka has earned...

This means the average man needs to work for at least 12 years to earn the same as Xhakaboom earns in only 1 month.

Arsenal Salary Overview 20-21
The salary of the Swiss defensive midfielder compared to his Arsenal teammates

Have a look at our in-depth Arsenal Salary Overview 2020-21!

Net Worth & Market Value

Net Worth:20 Million Euro (17.7 Million Pound)
Market Value:40 Million Euro (35 Million Pound)
As said before, in 2016 he signed a very nice contract at Arsenal. This contract will make him earn 5.0 Million Euro (4.4 Million Pound) per year. A simple calculation learns us that he earns €13,500 (£12,000) per day! Well done, Granit. He surely does not have to worry about money anymore for the rest of life. He is still a very young player, but already played several years at the highest level in the Bundesliga. And that's good business as well. His estimated net worth is 20 Million Euro (17.7 Million Pound). Arsenal bought im in 2016 for 35 Million Euro, in the last 2 years his market value slightly raised to 40 Million Euro (35 Million Pound).

Love Life - Single, Girlfriend or Wife?

Granit Xhaka Wife - Leonita Lekaj

They got engaged in the summer of 2015 and are happy married by now.
Granit Xhaka Wife - Leonita Lekaj

Not much is known about Leonita Lekaj. We know that they met back in the days, when Granit still used to play for Borussia Monchengladbach.
Granit Xhaka Wife - Leonita Lekaj

This picture is taken in the Starbucks. Good times!
Granit Xhaka Wife - Leonita Lekaj

The couple is very active on Social Media. This picture is taken from Granit's Instagram.
Granit Xhaka Wife - Leonita Lekaj

We hope this lovely couple will stay together for a long time!

Also don't forget to have a look at his teammates in our Top 30 Sexiest Arsenal Wives and Girlfriends

Family - Get to know them

Father - Rahip Xhaka

Picture of Granit  Xhaka Father, called Rahip Xhaka

Father Ragip will always support his son.
Mother - Elmaze Xhaka

Picture of Granit  Xhaka Mother, called Elmaze Xhaka

At this picture we see his mother Elmaze Xhaka together with his girlfriend. They supported him during the World Cup 2018.
Brother - Taulant

Picture of Granit  Xhaka Brother, called Taulant

His brother Taulant is also a professional football player. Even a defensive midfielder. He decided to play for Albania instead of Switzerland.
Sister - Agnesa

Picture of Granit  Xhaka Sister, called Agnesa

Granit uploaded this picture to his Instagram on the birthday of his lovely sister Agnesa.

Xhaka Tattoo - Does he have one?

Granit  Xhaka tattoo, the Swiss number 34 from Basel, Switzerland
Source: Pinterest

He has a couple of tat's on his left arm. He once stated in an interview that his mother does not approve any of his tattoo's!
Granit  Xhaka tattoo, the Swiss number 34 from Basel, Switzerland

Xhakaboom inked his number '34' on his back. Smart thinking!
Granit  Xhaka tattoo, the Swiss number 34 from Basel, Switzerland
Source: Imgur

A better overview of his tattoos!
Check out our Top 30 Crazy And Ugly Premier League Players Tattoos and our Arsenal Players Tattoos Special as well!

House - Where does he live?

Location: London, England

House of the Swiss number 34, located in London, England

This just happens to be one of his houses in London. He has a mansion in central London as well as a home in the outskirts. Living large.

Xhaka Car - What does he drive?


Picture of his Audi   car

Opening the trunk of his Audi, back in Germany.

Player Bio

Granit Xhaka was born in Basel, Switzerland and currently plays for Arsenal. His career started back at FC Basel, the club from his Swiss hometown. In his first two seasons for Basel he won the Swiss Super League twice. After these two highly successful years he moved to the German Bundesliga, to compete with players of a higher level. He was only 20 years old when he signed a contract at Borussia Monchengladbach in 2012. In Germany he started to become known as a technical gifted player and as a natural leader. Two years later, when he was 22 years old, he became the captain of his team Borussia Monchengladbach. In was that season when he led the team to the UEFA Champions League qualification. In 2016, after four nice years in Germany, he made the step to the English Premier League. In May 2016 he signed a contract at Arsenal – they bought him for 35 Million Euro (30 Million Pound). He made his first appearance for Arsenal in the preparations for the new season 2016/2017 against the MLS All-Stars. Nowadays he he is one of the most important players of The Gunners, playing as a defensive midfielder. Xhaka (despite his Albanian roots) also plays for the Swiss national team. With Switzerland he went to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, in which he a beautiful equalizer versus Serbia with a long-strike: his personal highlight of the World Cup 2018!

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