Ilkay Gundogan bio, age, height, religion, wife, salary, contract details, stats

Ilkay Gundogan bio, age, height, religion, wife, salary, contract details, stats

Ilkay Gundogan is a German professional football player who is one of the central players in Premier League champions Manchester City’s squad, find out more about his brief bio and religion

Gundogan plays a key role in Pep Guardiola’s side owing to his skill and versatility and remains a formidable asset.

Ilkay Gundogan bio, age, height, religion, wife, Man City salary, contract details, stats

Prior to joining Man City, Gundogan earned his reputation while playing for Borussia Dortmund in the German Bundesliga.

Ilkay Gundogan brief bio

Ilkay Gundogan is a German professional footballer who currently plays as a central midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City. He is also a regular feature in the Germany men’s national football team. The German international was born on 24 October 1990 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany to parents Irfan Gundogan and Ayten Gundogan. He has a brother named Ilker Gundogan.


Age and height

Ilkay Gundogan is currently 32 years old and stands at a height of around 1.8m or 5 ft 11 in. He is a Muslim by religion.

Ilkay Gundogan career

Gundogan started out in the VFL Bochum youth academy before beginning his professional career with FC Nürnberg in 2009. Later in 2011, he signed for Borussia Dortmund where he first gained prominence.

Gundogan managed to win the Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal in his first season at the club. During his time with the club, he made over 100 appearances across all competitions and was one of the world’s most exciting midfield prospects.


Gundogan eventually joined Manchester City in 2016, and arrived in the Premier League. He made his international debut for the German national football team on 11th October, 2011 against Belgium.

Position and playing style

Gundogan primarily plays as a central midfielder for both Manchester City and Germany. The 5ft 11 star can control the tempo of the game, due to his technical ability and strong sense of the game. He is also capable of contributing at both sides of the pitch. Moreover, he has great passing range and often scores goals at clutch moments for his team.


Wife and marriage

Ilkay Gundogan got married to his wife Sara Arfaoui last year in 2022.

Net worth and salary

According to various sources, Ilkay Gundogan has an estimated net worth of around £20 million (roughly $25 million). He earns an estimated annual salary of around £7,280,000 (roughly $9,150,000) at City.

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