Itumeleng Khune Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wife

Itumeleng Khune Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wife

Itumeleng Khune Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & WifeItumeleng Khune Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Girlfriend: Itumeleng Khune also known as the Spiderman of South African football is a phenomenal footballer. His story serves as an inspiration and his brilliance on the field is almost super human. He has been described as a national treasure.

Name: Itumeleng Isaac Khune

Occupation: Footballer (Goal Keeper for the Kaizer Chiefs)

Date of birth: 20 June 1987

Place of birth: Tshing, Ventersdorp, South Africa

Parents: Elias Khune, Flora Khune

Siblings: Lucky Khune, Makhune Khune

Spouse: Sphelele Makhunga

Children: Amogelang Zenande Khune

Net Worth: R21 million

SALARY : R480 000

BACKGROUND

Itumleng was born to Elias and Flora Khune on the 20th of June in 1987. He is one of six children. Some could say he had the football blood in him as his father played amateur football as a striker. However Khune had a passion for cricket growing up. He idolised Nicky Boje.

Itumeleng Khune Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wife

Education

Khune spent his early life in quite a number of schools. He attended New Nation, Westridge, St Barnabas and RW Fick high schools. He spent most of his time in school playing cricket. His big break came when he finally decided to pursue a career in football so as to support himself and his family.

CAREER

Khune initially started out as a defender in 1999 for the Chiefs. However he found himself being benched and later on becoming a ball boy after he started experiencing chest problems during a junior game. Whilst diving for balls that had missed the target, he was spotted by Terror Sephoa who gave him a chance as a goal keeper. In 2004 he then became part of the first team.

His first game was on the 25th of August 2007 against Jomo Cosmos. During this PSL season he had the best defensive record league conceding only 19 goals in 30 games. After this he had stellar performances until a finger injury in 2009-10 side-lined him for 3months. During this time Arthur Bartman was goalie.

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In 2011 Khune became the Chiefs captain. This was then followed by what has been argued as his best season in 2012-13 leading the Chiefs to a league and cup double. In 2013-14 he won the Goal keeper of the year for the second time in a row. In 2014 he was diagnosed with a Grade 3 stress fracture which meant he could not play in the Africa Cup of Nations in 2015.

Itumeleng Career with Bafana Bafana

Besides his career with Kaizer Chiefs he was part of the Bafana Bafana squad for the 2008 AFCON. His first match as against Zimbabwe on March 11th. He then became their preferred choice in goal. After this he went to play in the 2009 Fifa Confederations cup. Due to his stellar track record he was selected to play as first goalie in the 2010 Fifa world cup. However he became the second goalkeeper to be sent off in the history of the Fifa world cup. This was because he tripped striker Luis Suarez from Uruguay.

Khune the became captain of Bafana Bafana in May 2013, taking over from Bongani Khumalo. In 2016 Khune was selected as one of South Africa’s overage players for the 2016 Summer Olympics. He arrived in the tournament with the most international experience. Khune became instrumental to the nation’s opening match against Brazil which resulted in a draw.

Outside of football he also does philanthropic work. He has donated to a number of organisations including R1 million to an old age home in his home town of Ventersdorp.

Itumeleng Khune Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wife

Itumeleng Khune’s Net worth

As of 2021, Itumeleng Khune has a net worth of R21 million. His monthly salary is pegged at R480 000 per month.

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Khune is known as one of the richest PSL players. He bags an annual income of about R5,6 million. On top of his awesome salary, he has a multitude of endorsement deals and other income streams. This has him sitting at a comfortable R21 million net worth.

Itumeleng Khune’s Salary

As of 2021 Itumeleng Khune monthly salary is pegged at R480 000 per month.

Itumeleng Khune’s Cars

Khune has quite the expensive taste when it comes to cars. He uses social media to showcase his many expensive and beautiful cars. At the current moment his garage boasts of 5 cars including;

Itumeleng Khune Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wife
Itumeleng Khune Cars

Nissan Duke

BMW 1 series

Jeep Cherokee

Audi RS3

Mercedes C43 AMG

Itumeleng Khune Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wife

Itumeleng Khune’s Wife

True to his soccer roots, Itumeleng sure knows how to dribble past his women. He has been accused of cheating and even been called out for infidelity. In all of this most of his relationships have been public knowledge. He was dating the socialite Minnie Dlamini before calling it quits after being called out for cheating on her. Khune was also linked to Sbahle Mpisane whom he also cheated on before finally settling down.

Itumeleng Khune Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & WifeItumeleng is now happily married to one of his old time girlfriends Sphelele Makhunga. They tied the knot in 2017 and welcomed a bouncing baby girl into the world in 2020. Despite his bad boy rep, Itumeleng finally seems to be in it for the long haul with this one.

Itumeleng Khune’s Twitter Feuds

Khune has been the brunt of most jokes from black twitter. This is because most people assume that since he is in sports, he should look younger than his actual age. However this is contrary to the way he is viewed which is to say he looks much older than he says he is. People have been calling him out on twitter claiming that he is in his 40s if not late 30s at best. However Khune has not responded to black twitter yet.

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