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|Real Name/Full Name
|Kai Lukas Havertz
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|11 June 1999
|24 years old
|In Centimetres – 189 cm In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
|In Kilograms – 82 Kg
In Pounds – 181 lbs
|Father – Unknown Mother – Unknown
|Jan Havertz and Leah Havertz
|Landrat-Lucas High School
Kai Havertz is a renowned German professional footballer who is known to be playing for the Premier League club known as Chelsea together with the Germany National Team. He has been a record-setter following his featuring in 2016 in the Bundesliga club known as Bayer Leverkusen, where he became the youngest goalscorer in the league.
In addition to this, Kai Havertz became the youngest player to have a milestone of 50 and `100 Bundesliga league appearances. On joining Chelsea, he got much success, with his remarkable moment being when he scored the only winning goal in the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League final match where Chelsea won on a 1-0 against Manchester City.
Biography and Early Life
Kai Havertz was born on 11th June 1999 in Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, with his full name being Kai Lukas Havertz. He was born to his father and mother, whose names are yet to be identified. However, his father was known to be a Policeman while his mother was a Lawyer.
He was the third born coming after his siblings, known as Jan Havertz, who is his brother, and his sister known as Leah Havertz. Kai Havertz says that he owes everything of his career to his grandfather, who introduced him to football despite his parents not being gifted players.
His grandfather, known as Richard, was left with him for most of his early life at home. As his grandpa was a former footballer and a coach, he instilled a passion for football in Kai Havertz. He would throw the ball to Kai Havertz, and he needed to shoot it back to his arms. With this, Kai Havertz got much experience, skills, and a love for football deep within himself.
Coming from a family that was not football-centric, Kai Havertz did his schooling, unlike most football players. His parents required him to first complete his high school studies before he would fully concentrate on his studies. As a result of this, he underwent his elementary as well as high school studies.
As a matter of fact, he got left out of Bayer Leverkusen’s squad on the UEFA Champions League round of 16 against Atletico Madrid due to his studies. This was so as he needed to concentrate on preparing for his examinations.
The reason he joined the Alemannia Aachen club while commencing his professional career was due to the locality of the club. It was near his school and hence he would access school easily. He, therefore, built his professional career at Alemannia Aachen Academy together with being in high school. Kai Havertz attended Landrat-Lucas High School, where he completed the high school diploma in the year 2018.
Personal Life: Girlfriend, Wife, Kids, etc.
Though Kai Havertz is not married, he is dating his lover, who are childhood sweethearts. He rarely shares his photos with his lover, known as Sophia Weber. The lover birds had an emotional embrace after the win of the Chelsea UEFA Champions League final, where Kai Havertz scored the only winning goal. Kai Havertz welcomed his girlfriend, Sophia Weber, to the pitch so that she could hold the trophy, which they did with an emotional embrace.
Though they are from Germany, they are believed to have moved together to England after several pictures show they are together in England. They rarely share the photos but have several been seen together. It is believed that Weber is off social media.
Is Kai Havertz Gay?
No, Kai Havertz is not gay. He is of a straight sexual orientation through which he is happily dating his lover known as Sophia Weber. Together they are enjoying the love life and hoping they will marry soon.
Kai Havertz has been one of the most successful young football players. He commenced his professional career at a very tender age through which he was 4 years old. He joined Alemannia Mariadorf while at the age of 4 years in the club where his grandfather, Richard, was the club’s Chairman. Continuing with his studies, he developed his professional career on his skills and got signed to the Bundesliga club known as Alemannia Aachen in the year 2009, where he remained in the club’s academy for one year, after which he then joined Bayer Leverkusen while he was at the age of 11 years.
He had an amazing performance in his career with the U-17 team, which saw him awarded for scoring 18 goals for the team in the year 2016. Following this, Kai Havertz was then featured in Bayer Leverkusen’s senior team on 15th October 2016. Following his debut, he became the youngest footballer to get featured in the Bundesliga league. He got his first debut in the Champions League on 21st February 2017 in a match against Atletico Madrid.
Kai Havertz netted his first Bundesliga goal in 2nd April 2017 against VfL Wolfsburg becoming the youngest goalscorer in Bundesliga. He later became the youngest player to get 50 appearances in Bundesliga, which was previously held by Timo Werner. He had his major record in December 2019, where he got 100 Bundesliga appearances becoming the youngest player to get such appearances.
Kai Havertz got signed to Chelsea on 4th September 2020 on a 5-year contract, a transfer worth £62 million, which was Chelsea’s second-most expensive signing. He got his debut match with Chelsea on a match against Brighton & Hove Albion. He got his first career hat-trick on a match against Barnsley in the EFL Cup. His first Premier League goal was on 17 October 2020, a match against Southampton.
His major achievement with Chelsea came on his winner goal on the UEFA Champions League final match against Manchester City. His winner goal also acted as his first-ever goal in the Champions League and also made Chelsea win the title for the second time.
At the International level, he has played for the Germany National U-16 team, U-17 team, and the U-19, where he was the captain of the Germany National Team U-19 team.
He later joined the German senior team on 29th August 2018, whereby he got featured in the match against France in the UEFA Nations League. His international debut came on 9th September 2018, coming in as a substitute to Timo Werner in the 88th minute. He got featured in the UEFA Euro 2020 squad and scored on the match against Portugal on the 4-2 win during the UEFA Euro 2020.
Awards and Achievements
- In 2016, he got awarded with the Silver U-17 Fritz Walter Award for scoring 18 goals in the clubs U-17 team.
- He scored the winning goal for Chelsea on UEFA champions league final.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kai Havertz in 2024
Kai Havertz has an estimated net worth of $21 Million. At Chelsea, he earns a salary £150,000 per week and £7,800,000 annually as an attacking midfielder.
Kai Havertz Social Media Platforms
Kai Havertz is very active on social media and you can reach his on the following handles;
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Havertz tested positive to Covid-19 on 4th November 2020
- His first Champions League goal was on Chelsea’s UEFA Finals against Manchester City
Kai Havertz has remained to be one of the most dedicated footballers who have a great passion in what he does. In the near future, he is expected to be the likes of Lionel Messi or Christiano Ronaldo as the Greatest of All Time due to his amazing performance.