After helping Manchester United to another victory over the weekend, Benni McCarthy is unquestionably the hero in the eyes of the supporters of the squad.
On November 12, 1977, Benni McCarthy was born in Cape Town, South Africa. His 45th birthday was observed on November 2022.
But other than his well-known role as a member of the English league club’s coaching staff, not much is known about the South African soccer player’s family life.
At the moment, Benni is wed to Scottish model Stacey. There are two kids raised by the couple.
Benni has three daughters with Maria Santos, a Spanish model, with whom he was previously married before he met the blonde bombshell.
First marriage and divorce
Benni McCarthy married Maria in 2004 before settling down with Stacey in 2014. He said she wouldn’t move with him, and the pair broke up in 2007.
We split in 2007, during my second season at Blackburn Rovers, he revealed to Sunday Times. Her unwillingness to stay in Spain caused an issue.
Benni McCarthy’s net worth is assessed at R284 million by Sports Brief. The sports publication added that McCarthy was born into poverty but overcame it to become one of football’s most well-known figures.
According to Sports Brief, Benni McCarthy owns a million-dollar Cape Town mansion.
Also, he owns residences in Altrincham, England, and Edinburgh, Scotland. He once uploaded a picture of his Edinburg home.
Benni McCarthy is the owner of a collection of high-end automobiles worth over $9.8 million, including the Bentley Continental GT and Porsche Panamera.
“Hard effort always has a way of rewarding you”, he once wrote in the description of images of several of his cars on social media.
Together with other vehicles, he also has a Range Rover worth $978 000, a Mitsubishi SUV worth $679 000, and a Volkswagen T-Roc worth $522 000.
His Salary at Manchester United.
With Benni McCarthy working with the first squad with head coach Erik Ten Hag, Man United’s offensive has improved.
According to reports, Benni McCarthy (in the 18 region) makes €40,500 per week at United, which is equivalent to almost R820,000, or R3.28 million per month.
With his Uefa Pro Licence, Benni McCarthy has attained the highest coaching certification.
McCarthy last played for the Orlando Pirates in 2013, at which point he decided to stop playing professionally.
Twenty-three years after making his professional playing debut at Seven Stars, Benni went back to his birthplace to succeed his former Bafana Bafana teammate Eric Tinkler as coach of Cape Town City at the start of the 2016–17 season.
Former FC Porto and Blackburn Rovers striker started his coaching career at Belgian club St Truiden as an assistant.
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