Lars Bender

Discover everything you want to know about Lars Bender: his current girlfriend or wife, his salary and his tattoos. Find out what house the German defensive midfielder lives in and have a look at his cars!


BirthdateApril 27th, 1989
BirthplaceRosenheim, Germany
Length1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
TeamBayer Leverkusen
Positiondefensive midfielder
NicknameLa Lars

Bender Salary & Net Worth Revealed

Salary 2021

How much does he earn?

In January 2018 the defensive midfielder signed a contract with Bayer Leverkusen that nets him a whopping salary of 2.1 Million Euro (1.9 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €10,410 (£9,373) per day and €434 (£391) per hour!

Per year€2,100,000£1,826,087
Per month€175,000£152,174
Per week€40,385£35,117
Per day€5,753£5,003
Per hour€240£208
Per minute€4£3

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Net Worth & Market Value

Net Worth:6 Million Euro (5.4 Million Pound)
Market Value:9 Million Euro (8.1 Million Pound)
Lars had a career high value of €22 million in February 2014, when he was at the peak of his playing prowess. Currently, the midfielder is said to have a net worth of €6 million after 11 years of solid professional service to his craft.

Love Life - Single, Girlfriend or Wife?

Lars Bender - Single

The 30-year-old seems to be enjoying his life as a bachelor! We hope he finds his dream girl soon.

Family - Get to know them

Brother - Sven Bender

Picture of Lars  Bender Brother, called Sven Bender

Lars has a younger twin brother, Sven, who is also a professional footballer by trade. Both were re-united in 2017 after Sven joined Leverkusen.

Bender Tattoo - Does he have one?

Lars  Bender tattoo, the German number 8 from Rosenheim, Germany

Lars does not have any tattoos. He donates blood from time to time.
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House - Where does he live?

Location: Leverkusen, Germany

House of the German number 8, located in Leverkusen, Germany

Bender has been known to stay in an own apartment in the heart of Leverkusen.

Bender Car - What does he drive?

Mercedes C class

Picture of his Mercedes C class   car

Bender and his Germany teammates Benedikt Howdes, Mesut Ozil, and Sami Khedira pose with their new hot yellow Mercedes C class.

Player Bio

The elder one of the Bender brothers, Lars has established himself as one of the Bundesliga’s prominent midfielder in this decade. A versatile player, he is also comfortable playing as a right back. Along with his brother Sven, the youngster joined 1860 Munich’s youth team in 2002. He was fast-tracked into the senior team after a shade over four years in 2006. After three wonderful years at the club, he made a move to current team Bayer Leverkusen, where he made major strides as a professional player and made a major impact in his side’s rise to become one of the country’s premier clubs. The midfielder has represented Germany across every major youth level. As a U-19 player, he was part of the highly talented Germany team with won the 2008 UEFA U-19 European Championships. The brothers were named as joint players of the tournament. Bender was appointed as the club captain by then manager Roger Schmidt post Simon Rolfes’ retirement. Bender was chosen as part of Germany's 23-man squad for Euro 2012. He was named in Germany's provisional 30-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but withdrew on 23 May following a thigh injury in training. He scored an 80th-minute winner in the final group game against Lars was joined by his brother Sven in 2017, after the latter signed a four-year deal with the former’s club.

Sven Bender

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