Granit Xhaka Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Facts, Salary

Arsenal midfielder for Premier League and also a member and skipper of Switzerland national team, Granit Xhaka is known as player with versatility. He was born on 27th September 1992 in Basel, Switzerland and he is a son of Albanian-Kosovo immigrants parents belongs to Pristina, Yugoslavia. His older brother is also a professional footballer although he isn’t that familiar around. His father was arrested due to involvement against central government and spent about three and half years in prison. He started playing football along with his brother at youth levels in one of Swiss FC Concordia Basel in 2002.

Since more than ten years, he kept playing and developing skills and strategies in football at youth levels for FC Basel. In 2012, xhaka signed five years contract with Borussia with approximate amount of €8.5 million. He made his debut for the club aghast Alemannia Aachen and three days later he was also in the qualifiers round for 2012-2013 UEFA Champions league however his side lost it with 1-3 score. His performance earned him a place in Arsenal club and got signed with €35 million. Since then he is still a part of this club and proved his worth so far.

Granit Xhaka Biography

Real NameGranit Xhaka
Birth Date27 September 1992
Age26 Years
Birth PlaceBasel, Switzerland
DebutJuly 2010
Sun signLibra

Granit Xhaka Height, Weight and Body Measurement

Heightin feet inches – 6’ 0” – in centimeters – 183 cm  
Weightin Kilograms – 70 kg  –  in Pounds –  154 lbs
Chest Size45 inches
Waist Size33 inches
Biceps Size15 inches
Shoe Size10 (US)
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorDark Brown
Body TypeAthletic
Sexual OrientationStraight


SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known


FatherRagip Xhaka
MotherEli Xhaka
SisterAgnesa Xhaka
BrotherTaulant Xhaka

Granit Xhaka Affairs (Relationship Status)

What is Granit Xhaka marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorce)Married
Is Granit Xhaka having any relationship affair?No
Is he gay?No
Who is Granit Xhaka wife? (name)Leonita Xhaka

Favorite Things

FootballerRonaldinho, David Beckham
TeamArsenal FC, New England Patriots

Granit Xhaka Salary

Net Worth(Approx.)$ 15 million

Trivia: Important Facts about Granit Xhaka:

  • Grant choose to play for his born country instead his parents country while his brother elected Albanian team instead.
  • They both encountered each other in a Euro 2016 match.
  • Ever since he joined the Swiss team he has been a treasure to the team and Ottmar Hitzfield often likened him as “young Schweinsteiger”.
  • He guided his team to clinch the U17 World Cup in Nigeria in 2009 and also on the verge to win U21 finals in 2011 however they lost and ended up being a runners up.
  • Throughout his career he used to get suspended quite often and he also known as a bit hot head in the squad as well.

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