Gabriel Fernando de Jesus is a Brazilian football player. He is also a part of the Manchester City Premier League football club. He plays as a forward striker. He has secured a total of 52 goals in 148 matches for the Premier League.
As of 2024, Gabriel Fernando de Jesus' net worth is estimated to be $27 million.
|Gabriel Fernando de Jesus
|Gabriel Fernando de Jesus
|Source(s) of Fame
|Date of Birth
|April 3, 1997
|Place of Birth
|São Paulo, State of São Paulo Brazil
Gabriel Jesus was born to Vera Lúcia Jesus and Diniz de Jesus on 3rd April 1997 in Sãu Paulo, Brazil. He has two brothers and one sister. He is the eldest of his siblings.
His father left the family when Gabriel was very young. His mother raised him alone but with discipline and ethics. She has a great influence on his life.
The family moved to Jardim Peri when he was 3 years old. Gabriel played street football as a child and soon became the favorite player of his community and friends.
He also played for amateur football clubs. He played for Anhanguera Associacao Paulista and became one of the prominent players by securing 29 goals in an under 15 tournament.
On 1st July 2013, Gabriel signed a contract with the great Brazilian football club Palmeiras. He was recommended to the club by a representative. It is when his career started in full swing.
He won the award of ‘Best New Comer’ as he scored 54 goals in 48 matches. In 2016 he was voted as the Player of the Season as the Palmeiras won a tournament in 22 years.
He joined the Premier League club Manchester City in 2017. He has secured 52 goals in 148 matches and also assisted in making 28 goals for his club team. He has made his club Premier League Champions consecutively for three years 2017-18, 2018-19, and 2020-21. In his four and a half years career with Manchester City, Gabriel has appeared in 195 matches and has scored 85 goals.
In 2016, Gabriel made his debut for the Brazil national football team in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He qualified for the round against Ecuador. He was selected as a part of the team for the 2018 World Cup. He was in the squad for the 2019 Copa America held in Brazil. Brazil won the title. He also scored the winning goals for Brazil in the 2016 Olympics and got the gold medal. He has been shown the yellow card 14 times in his career.
Individually he has won a number of awards. These include Serie A Best New Comer 2015, Craque do Brasileirao 2016, Bola de Ouro 2016, Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A team of the year 2016, and Bola de Prata 2016
As stated earlier, Gabriel’s mother has a great influence on his life. He seems closer to his mother. She also keeps a check on his son’s activities when it comes to dating and relationships. As far as we know, Gabriel is single now and has not been involved in any relationship in the past.
Gabriel has active Instagram and Twitter accounts. He has 16.1 million followers on Instagram and 1.2 million followers on Twitter. He shares his pictures of the field, with the family, especially his mother. He also shares throwback pictures of his childhood.
Gabriel Fernando de Jesus has raised himself from the streets to the international field. He is a forward attacker and striker. He has earned a net worth of $27 million by scoring some amazing goals for his teams.