Joao Palhinha Net Worth

Joao Palhinha is a Portuguese professional footballer. He plays as a defensive midfielder for Fulham in the Premier League and the Portugal national team. The 27-year-old’s net worth is $2 million.

This article is about Joao Palhinha’s net worth, salary, earnings, contract, career, stats, girlfriend, and more.

Joao Palhinha’s Biography and Career

Joao Palhinha was born on 9 July 1995, in Lisbon, Portugal.

Club Career

Coming through the Sporting CP youth system, he made his senior debut for the Sporting CP B team in 2014. He played on loan for Portuguese clubs Moreirense, Belenenses, and Braga and developed himself into a fine midfielder.

Palhinha became a regular starter for Sporting CP in the 2020-21 season. He played in 32 league games and helped Sporting CP to win a domestic double in the 2020-21 season, including the Primeira Liga. He was also named to the Primeira Liga Team of the Year. In his next season with the club, he won the Taca da Liga (2021-22).

In July 2022, Palhinha joined Premier League side Fulham for a £20 million transfer fee. He has been a key midfielder for the English club.

International Career

Joao Palhinha made his senior international debut for Portugal in 2021. He was a part of the Portugal squad in the 2020 Euro (held in 2021) and the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Joao Palhinha’s Net Worth, Salary, and Career Earnings

In 2023, Joao Palhinha’s net worth is $2 million. He earns a £2.60 million gross salary per season playing for Fulham. His weekly salary is £50,000.

The Fulham midfielder’s prime source of earnings is his football contract. His estimated career earnings are over $2.61 million, only from football salaries from 2015-2022.


Palhinha has 5 years left on his contract with Fulham, which will expire at the end of the 2026-27 season. His 5-year contract is worth £13 million.

Joao Palhinha’s Season-by-season Salaries

Season Team Salary (Gross)
2026-27 Fulham £2.60 million
2025-26 Fulham £2.60 million
2024-25 Fulham £2.60 million
2023-24 Fulham £2.60 million
2022-23 Fulham £2.60 million
2021-22 Sporting CP  €590,000 


Palhinha is an Adidas-endorsed player. He will wear the Adidas Copa Pure+ soccer cleats in the 2022-23 season.

Personal Info

Full Name João Maria Lobo Alves Palhares Costa Palhinha Gonçalves
Current Club Fulham 
Position Defensive Midfielder
Shirt No. 26
Date of Birth 9 July 1995
Age  27
Height  190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Birthplace Lisbon, Portugal
Nationality  Portuguese 
Net Worth $2 million 
Weekly Salary £50,000
Outfitter Adidas
Relationship Status In a Relationship 
Girlfriend  Patricia Palhares
Instagram Joao Palhinha


Fulham midfielder Joao Palhinha is a winner outside of the field as well. His gorgeous partner is Patricia Palhares. Patricia is a stunning model with over 76k followers on her Instagram.

Joao Palhinha girlfriend Patricia Palhares
Source: Instagram


Born on 9 July 1995, he is 27 years old.


He is 190 cm (6 ft 3 in) tall.


[correct as of May 20, 2023]

Season Comp. Team Match Goals Assists
2022-23 Premier League  Fulham  34 3 0
2021-22 Primeira Liga  Sporting CP  27 3 0
2020-21 Primeira Liga  Sporting CP  32 1 0

International: Portugal

[as of March 26, 2023]

Year Match Goals
2021-Present 20 2



What is Joao Palhinha’s Net Worth?

In 2023, his net worth is $2 million.

How much is his salary per season?

£2.60 million.

What is his jersey number?

He wears No. 26 for Fulham.

Who is his girlfriend?

Patricia Palhares.

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