Kevin De Bruyne Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Family, Affairs & More

Kevin de Bruyne

Real NameKevin De Bruyne
Nickname(s)The Ginger Pele, The Prince, Tumble Dryer
ProfessionProfessional Footballer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 181 cm
in meters- 1.81 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 150 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 13.5 inches
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourLight Golden Brown
DebutInternational- On 11 August 2010 for Belgium against Finland in Turku
Club- On 9 May 2009 for Genk against Charleroi
Jersey Number#7 (Belgium)
Kevin de Bruyne's Belgium Jersey
#17 (Manchester City)
Kevin de Bruyne's Manchester City Jersey
Coach/MentorPep Guardiola
Kevin de Bruyne with his coach Pep Guardiola
Roberto Martínez
Roberto Martínez
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Bundesliga Young Player of the Year: 2012–13
• Bundesliga Player of the Year: 2014–15
• Footballer of the Year in Germany: 2015
• Belgian Sportsman of the Year: 2015
• Manchester City Player of the Year: 2015–16,[134] 2017–18
• Premier League Playmaker of the Season: 2017–18
Career Turning PointSeason 2014-2015
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 June 1991
Age (as in 2018)27 Years
BirthplaceDrongen, Ghent, Belgium
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
Signature Kevin de Bruyne's Signature
HometownDrongen, Ghent, Belgium
SchoolNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesHiking, Wildlife Watching
Girls, Affairs & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsCaroline Lijnen (2010-2013)
Kevin de Bruyne with Caroline Lijnen
Marriage DateJune 2017
Wife/SpouseMichele Lacroix
Kevin de Bruyne with his wife Michele Lacroix
ChildrenSon- Mason Milian De Bruyne
Kevin de Bruyne with his wife Michele Lacroix and son Mason Milian De Bruyne
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Herwig de Bruyne
Mother- Anne de Bruyne
Kevin de Bruyne with his Parents
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- Stefanie De Bruyne
Favourite Things
Favourite FootballersMichael Owen, Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldinho
Favourite MusicR&B
Favourite FoodCurry
Favourite Video GameNBA
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionRange Rover, Mercedes G-Class G63 AMG
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)$14 Million (₹94 Crore)
Net Worth (approx.)$30 Million (₹200 Crore)

Kevin de Bruyne

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kevin De Bruyne

  • Does Kevin De Bruyne smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Kevin De Bruyne drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He spent his early childhood travelling through England and Africa; as his parents were involved in the oil investments businesses.
  • He started playing football at the age of four in Drongen, Belgium. Kevin de Bruyne in his childhood
  • In his childhood, he was a Liverpool fan. His bedroom was filled with Liverpool paraphernalia.
  • He used to play a lot in his garden and would often destroy the plants. So, he was only allowed to play in the garden with his weaker foot. This turned out to be an asset; as he turned his weaker left foot as deadly as his right foot.
  • When he was 11, out of the blue, he told his mother, “I want to study Latin for two years, then I’ll go to the Topsport School and when I’m 18 I will fully focus on my football.” It was a plan he stuck to.
  • At the age of 14, he left his home and joined Genk’s Academy. At his time in the youth system, he started gaining media attention and became a star in his teens.

  • In 2008, he was selected in the first team of Genk and made his debut in May 2009.
  • He shined for the club in the 2010-2011 season where he took his team to the Belgian Championship victory, scoring 5 goals and 16 assists in the 32 games he played. Kevin de Bruyne playing for Genk
  • He was selected in 2010 to represent his country.
  • On 31 January 2012, Chelsea signed him from Genk for a five and a half year contract but would stay with Genk till the end of that season and would join Chelsea before the 2012-2013 season. He made his debut for the club against Seattle Sounders FC in a friendly on 18 July 2012. Kevin de Bruyne joining Chelsea
  • On 2 August 2012, Chelsea loaned him to the German Club, Werder Bremen for a season. Kevin de Bruyne playing for Werder Bremen
  • After a successful season in the German League, he joined back in the Chelsea camp in the 2013-2014 season.
  • In 2013, Kevin had a fall out with his girlfriend Caroline Lijnen, whom he was dating for 3 years. He caught her cheating with his Belgian teammate and a good friend, Thibaut Courtois. He violently attacked Courtois during a practice session but reconciled later.
  • He was not consistently getting starts, and also, after the emotional turmoil with Thibaut, he felt unsettled at Chelsea. He decided to leave the club and joined Wolfsburg on 18 January 2014. Kevin de Bruyne playinf for Wolfsburg
  • He was part of the Belgian’s squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
  • The 2014-2015 season turned out to be his breakthrough season. He ended the season with 16 goals and 27 assists in all competitions.

  • He came into a relationship with Michele Lacroix in 2014 and the couple gave birth to a son, Mason Milian De Bruyne on 10 March 2016.
  • On 30 August 2015, he joined Manchester City on a six-year contract for a reported club record fee of £55 million ($73 Million). Kevin de Bruyne joining Manchester City
  • He was a regular starter for Belgium in the UEFA Euro 2016.
  • The 2017-2018 season brought him a lot of success and recognition in the world. With winning the Premier League with Manchester City, he also bagged the award for the best playmaker in the league.
  • In June 2017, he married his girlfriend, Michele Lacroix. Kevin de Bruyne married to Michele Lacroix
  • He was named in the Belgian squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
  •  He has his own pop-up clothing line “KDB”. A portion of the proceeds from his business goes to the Special Olympics. He became the ambassador for Special Olympics in 2014.
  • He can speak four languages-Dutch, English, French and German.