Itumeleng Khune Net Worth
Itumeleng Khune Net Worth: $4 Million
Itumeleng Khune is a famous Soccer player in South Africa and is one of the best players in the country. Itumeleng Khune net worth is estimated to be more than 4 million dollars. He earns approximately $500,000 annually and recently got his contract renewed with his team, Kaizer Chiefs. He makes more than $40,000 from his current contract with Kaizer Chiefs.
Born on 20th June 1987 in Ventersdrop, South Africa, Itumeleng Khune is a goalkeeper, for both Kaizer Chiefs and the National team. He first earned limelight when he saved three penalties against Mamelodi Sundowns in Telkom Knockout Finals from Peter Ndlovu and Esrom Nyandoro. He has been the Goalkeeper for South Africa Under 20 Team, Under 23 Team and currently keeps for the South Africa National Team as well.
Khune is also famous for his off the field activities. He has donated R 150,000 to an Old Age Home in North West. He was also in the limelight for his relationship with tv personality Minnie Dlamini. They were in a long relationship which was more like an on and off sort of relationship. They broke up in 2014, and Itumeleng went on to find love with Sbahle Mpisane.
Itumeleng Khune Net Worth: The Millions
He started his career in 1999 with Kaizer Chiefs and continued his career in the senior Kaizer Chiefs team as well in 2004. Itumeleng Khune’s net worth would have been much higher if his contract to play with Mamelodi Sundowns was accepted. But as it happens, he asked too much of money (approximately twice what he gets from Kaizer Chiefs) to sign the contract. His contract with Kaizer Chiefs expired in June 2015, but he did not renew it due to some controversies he was pulled in. However, almost two months later he renewed the contract and returned to the club.
Itumeleng Khune has always been a magnificent player and in 2013, he has also voted into the Goal.com’s Goal 50, a list that includes a list of best players of the year. He was praised by Sander Westerveld, the famous Liverpool goalkeeper, for his stunningly quick reflexes. Westerveld termed his reflexes as the ‘best one can ever see’. Currently, he is ranked in the top 10 goalkeepers in FIFA 15 under the ratings done by fifaplayerratings.com.
His career continues to soar, and the Itumeleng Khune net worth will continue to increase.