- Thomas Tuchel is a German professional football manager who is the current head coach of Premier League club, Chelsea. He replaced the club legend, Frank Lampard, and became the first German to manage Chelsea. He has often been nicknamed “The Professor” in his long-running managerial career.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Wife, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Thomas Tuchel is a German professional football manager who is the current head coach of Premier League club, Chelsea. He replaced the club legend, Frank Lampard, and became the first German to manage Chelsea. He has often been nicknamed “The Professor” in his long-running managerial career.
Originally from Krumbach, West Germany, Thomas Tuchel was born on 29 August 1973 under the star sign Virgo. The 48-year-old football manager is a German by nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. He attended Simpert-Kraemer-Gymnasium and later graduated from Baden-Wurttemberg Cooperative State University with a degree in business administration.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
As a player, Tuchel first played for a local club, TSV Krumbach, from 1979 to 1988. He joined FC Augsburg in 1988 but never made it to the first team and was released in 1992. He then played for Stuttgarter Kickers and SSV Ulm before retiring in 1999, at age 26, after suffering a knee cartilage injury.
The German tactician began his coaching career in 2000, working for the youth teams at VfB Stuttgart for five years. Following a one-year period at FC Augsburg II, the Bundesliga club Mainz 05 hired him in 2009. During his five seasons at the club, he guided Mainz to league stability and gained applause for his energetic, attacking football.
In 2015, Tuchel was appointed coach at fellow Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund. There, he won the DFB-Pokal before leaving the club in May 2017. In 2018, he was hired by French club Paris Saint-Germain. He guided the club to its first UEFA Championships League final and won two league titles. He was dismissed from the club in December 2020.
Tuchel joined the English club Chelsea in January 2021, signing an 18-month contract with the option for an extra year. He is the first German to be appointed as head coach of Chelsea. He won the Champions League in his debut season at the London club.
Tuchel is one of the top managers in football. In the 2019-20 season, he was the highest-paid coach of the French Ligue 1, earning more than 600,000 euros a month. His £7 million salary increased to £10 million after his contract extension with Chelsea in June 2021. As of now, he has a whopping net worth of £22 million.
Married, Wife, and Children
Tuchel is quite a secret-loving person and tends to keep his married life private. He doesn’t talk much about his wife and kids.
But he has been happily married to his wife, Sissi, for over a decade. The couple tied the knot in 2009. They share two daughters – Emma and Kim Tuchel.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
The head coach was born to parents – Rudolf and Gabriele Tuchel. His father, Rudolf, is a former football coach, which inspired him to pursue football as a career. His first coach was his father, who taught him how to kick a football.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Tuchel stands tall at the height of 6 feet 3 inches. He has a slim, lean body that weighs around 74 kg. He has brown hair and brown eyes.